How To Restrict Active Directory User Login Duration & Computers In Windows Server 2008 Domain

Many companies employ temporary or part-time employees to supplement work load. Since these individuals have a minor stake in the organization, therefore, they also represent a possible security vulnerability. Even trusted employees in many organizations have led to exposing company secrets and stealing information. A remedy to such a security void is normally to deploy end point security, use proxy servers and apply strict Domain policies. However, to allow an Continue Reading →

How To Change Default Internet Explorer Restrictions In Windows Home Server 2011 [IE Settings]

As Windows Home Server 2011 is based on Windows Server 2008, therefore, it also has the default Internet Explorer restrictions, which are quite frustrating to work with. One has to go through too many prompts which makes browsing almost impossible. Follow the below instructions to get rid of these restrictions.

How To Configure Backup In Windows Home Server 2011 Vail

A new feature of Windows Home Server 2011 is that users can create a backup of the connected computers. This enables saving the backup of a system to the Home Server. Moreover, if the connector software is removed from a PC, users are given the option to backup data from that computer to the Home Server. In this post I will tell you how to configure Backup for computers connected Continue Reading →

Perform Reverse DNS Lookup With Resolver

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 →

How To Delete A User Account In Windows Home Server 2011 Vail

There is a minimum limit of accounts which can be used for Windows Home Server 2011. Therefore, it is only natural that one should delete the unnecessary user accounts. In this post I will tell you how to delete, user accounts in Windows Home Server 2011.

How To Restrict User’s Remote Web Access In Windows Home Server 2011

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.

Make A Portable Web Server With HTTP Explorer

HTTP explorer is an open source web server (also available with an installer) which can be used to share your music, videos and images for multiple web displays (e.g. PC, mobile phones, PDA). What makes it unique is that you can launch a portable web server to run webpages and to share content. The main features of this software include the ability to stream media , files sorting (by date, Continue Reading →

Verify Active Directory Users With User Authentication Against Active Directory

Verification of Active Directory users can sometimes be quite complicated. This is particularly the case when a user is unable to login to the Domain. It can be tough to assess the issue if the user is tied to the system and does not have rights to login to other computers. Changing the password or unlocking the account can only be useful if the password has expired, the user account Continue Reading →