server

Sinking your teeth into rsync

Let's face it. Backups are great, but backup systems are even better. And one great tool for cloning your critical servers is rsync. Whether you clone your [...]

Getting Ready for Windows Server 2016

Since the reveal of Technical Preview 4 in November 2015, the anticipation and excitement surrounding the official release of Windows Server 2016 is growing [...]

Microsoft Isn’t Phoning Home in Windows Server 2016

With its recent release of the fourth technical preview of Windows Server 2016, Microsoft has proven its commitment to improving its server for both [...]

xenForo Test Site Set Up – Currently Closed

I bought a copy of xenForo when it first went on sale. I had it setup on my test server. During my server upgrades and general network maintenance window I [...]

A Day in the Life of a Network Admin

Here is a little incite to what a day in the life of a network admin can be. This is from one day last week, but it is typical of most days. My day will start [...]

Windows Server 2008 Forum Now Open

I recently opened, yesterday in fact, a new forum for Windows Server 2008 help, support and discussions. Once Windows Server 2008 is released to the public the [...]

Windows Server 2008 RTM

I recently installed Windows Server 2008 on one of my servers. I was part of the beta test and have installed all the beta versions of Windows 2008 although [...]

Disabling DCOM Support in RPC Over HTTP in Windows Server 2003

I know this is an older exploit, but, my servers are still getting scanned for the vulnerability. It's always better safe than sorry when dealing with anything [...]

Loading Saved Site Configuration into IIS

If you read Saving Site Configuration to File you'll also want to know how to load that file back into your Windows Server running IIS. You can use the file to [...]