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Are you looking for an inexpensive ESXi host for a small environment or homelab? You need look no further than the Supermicro barebone E300-9D. It’s a beautiful small computer which offers all the features you need in an ESXi host. It runs ESXi 7.0 right out of the box
This article tells you how to convert a Proxmox VM to VMware in 3 steps (Proxmox to VMware)[SK1] . You convert the virtual disk and not the whole virtual machine. You should have some basic knowledge about SSH and Linux shell. All you need to know is how to navigate the directory structure in the Linux shell. The whole process only requires 3 commands
If you have ever accidentally deleted an app in Microsoft Power Apps, you know how frustrating it can be. Thankfully, there is a way to recover your app using MS Powershell. This blog post will walk you through the steps necessary to recover your deleted app.
I have devoted a fair amount of time in the last few months to learn WordPress. I’ve often heard people say that WordPress is not secure and can be easily hacked. Well, given that it’s a very popular CMS system for websites makes it a good target for hackers. There are some steps for securing and hardening WordPress websites. In this blog post I would like to show you how to do it.
I installed an Ubuntu server 18.04. And then I discovered that the time displayed was not correct. Hey, I was pretty sure that during the gui installation process I had selected the time zone. Or had I not? Anyway, the time was one hour behind. This sort of a careless error can happen to anyone. So for those of you who might sometime be in the same boat as me: don’t worry! Here’s how to fix the issue and it’s really easy!
I’m mainly a Windows administrator, but from time to time I administer the Linux environment. I use the Ubuntu distribution and in this article, I cover the long-term version of Ubuntu Server 20.04. Since I don’t use Linux often I struggle from time to time with permission. Therefore I decide to write down some important commands about creating users and groups with permission and the difference between root and a user with sudo rights. The sudo group is actually the Administrator group in the Linux universe.
You might think “Oh no, not another “how to” about installing Fail2ban. I admit there are a lot of instructions available. However, I simply could not find a clear guide on installing Fail2ban with email notification. I love Fail2ban and use it for several Linux servers. For me, it is important to receive an email when Fail2ban triggers an action.
Are you a small business that has never really felt the need to have an IT person always around to solve issues? It worked fine until Covid-19 came and suddenly, everybody needs to work from home. And that very likely means you and other employees need to access your work computer from home. And you’re scratching your head, wondering how exactly to set this up without having to onboard an IT specialist. Well, it’s your lucky day, because that is exactly what this blog post is about.
I got a request asking if it is possible for a web application to connect to an SQL server remote port. My answer: “But of course! We just need to open port 1433 on the Windows Firewall and enable TCP/IP.” A request handled very quickly. Or so I thought.