Active Directory is a great technology. In fact I can’t image life without it. It’s pretty easy to set up, with every Microsoft Server release it gains additional options that make life for IT easier. Did you know that only 5% of 1000 fortune companies don’t use AD to organize their environment? That means that […]
Life in IT department can be tough. There are many daily operations that could be eliminated or reduced, yet they take a lot of your precious time. It all starts with user provisioning, creating accounts, mailboxes, assigning Office 365 licences and relocating users. This are all tasks that many of us would be happy to […]
From time to time I receive a call from the users telling me that they lost icons on their desktop. What happens is that their Windows profile was not loaded, instead temporary windows profile was loaded. When that happens, a message will pop up on the right side of the taskbar with the message: “You have been logged on with […]
When I was contacted by Microsoft for a license Audit I admit I was a bit scared. Auditing Microsoft licenses is not some easy task you do and forget. I see two problems:
1. Not all computers are turned on when you want them to be.
Softerra Adaxes Part 3 is the last part of Softerra Adaxes review. You may want to take a look at the first part or continue with part 3 – Office 365 management, Exchange managment and Exchange automation below. Cloud is cheap vs Cloud is expensive Office 365 has many benefits. In a way, it is […]
Synology is one of the most successful NAS vendors. They grew from an SOHO niche player to a beast it is today. It all started with a small NAS for home use. Now they evolved and offer products for home, SMB, and even Enterprise products. Reason for a success is an incredibly useful operating system which powers their devices called DSM –
I think there are only a handful of backup products that deserve a 5 star rating. When any of this companies releases a new version, in my heart, it deserves a quick review of the features. Usually we are talking about evolution, improving on already solid base. Nakivo is one of those companies.
If you have followed all the buzz about HHVM, you know that HHVM started a revolution. It can speed up PHP execution dramatically. You can expect more than 2x the speed compared to PHP 5.6 for WordPress. PHP is not the only factor in website speed. You can use a $10 VPS and experience a website that […]
DigitalOcean is a great and affordable VPS. It will solve most common problems you have with Shared hosting. While you can learn to set up Apache, MySql and PHP on a Linux environment, beginners can find Linux CLI intimidating. Second reason beginners avoid using VPS is security. My friend forgot to set up firewall (didn’t know he should) and got his website hacked one week after he set his VPS in motion.
After Windows XP, part of Microsoft secure initiative was to disable programs and services which were not needed by default in Windows. This applies to both, Windows and Server editions. When you were using Windows XP, telnet was bundled in the installation. All you had to was to type telnet in to the command line. In […]