The advent of Internet Protocol version 6 made IP address related calculations more complicated than before. IPv4 is still in more widely used, however, it is inevitable for system and network administrators to gear up for working with the more complex IPv6. Bitcricket IP Subnet Calculatoris a handy tool for Windows and Mac users for IPv4 and IPv6 related calculations. These include identifying the subnet, class I.D, CIDR and IPv6 related information. Continue Reading →
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is the new version of Internet Protocol that is designed to take over from its predecessor, i.e. IPV4 (IP version 4). As IPv4 addresses reach a shortage, IPv6 will become the alternative and take over the internet world. IPv6 Address Convertor is a simple IP calculator that converts IPv6 addresses between many of its standard forms. With the help of this easy to use IPv6 Continue Reading →
Nslookup is a network administration command-line tool used widely by system and network administrators for querying the Domain Name System(DNS) to obtain domain name or IP address mapping for a specific DNS record. Resolver is an open source application designed to help you perform a reverse DNS Lookup for a single IP address and for an IP range. You can also import IPs from a text file and the clipboard. Continue Reading →
Remote Web Access can end up giving a user unrestricted access to Windows Home Server 2011. In this post I will tell you how to manage Remote Web Access for certain users to make sure that a novice user does not mess up the Home Server.
Remote administration has become an important part of daily administration tasks for system and network administrators. Desktop Central is a free Windows tool that makes Windows Administration easier on a day-to-day basis. It has 12 tools, which provide remote management of systems, wake on LAN options, remote command prompt, GPO (Group Policy) update, hard disk space detection, power monitoring for portable computers on the network (such as laptops), etc.
Windows Home Server 2011 has far more dynamic Remote Access feature than its predecessor. In this post I will provide you with a walkthrough of the process to access your home server from the cloud, by using Remote Web Access. Please Note: before a computer can connect to Windows Home Server 2011, it must have the connector software installed, to see how to do that you can check out the Continue Reading →
Most offices are secured by firewalls which require complicated proxy settings to use the internet. This creates a problem for users who find it troublesome to undo the proxy settings of their laptops which they take home (after a days work at office). JimIP Switcher is a solution to this problem. It auto detect network settings for creating a network profile, which can be used to separately manage multiple connection Continue Reading →
Proxy Switcher indeed proves that small can be useful in a big way. It can be used as an alternative to JimIP Switcher for toggling between your browser’s proxy settings. It allows applying and undoing proxy settings over all the browsers from the system tray via a simple click. In other words, you can undo your laptop’s proxy settings, (configured for your office network), within a single click. Proxy Switcher Continue Reading →
Home Network Settings is an Android Wi-Fi app for managing your Wi-Fi network settings. It is ideal for people who like unlocking or disconnecting their Wi-Fi according to the availability of their Home network. It has features similar to the Connection Checker app, as you can easily configure your Wi-Fi or Bluetooth to enable or disable according to the availability of your preferred (Home) network connection. This can help you Continue Reading →
Nirsoft website has showcased a number of useful applications for recovering password, fixing PC and network issues, etc. All of these software are provided free of cost and have been developed by a developer named Nir Sofer. Nirsoft suite, known as NirLauncher is a lightweight application suite which contains several useful software for resolving a number of system issues. The entire suite is only 10MB in size and all software Continue Reading →