Security exploits affect all Internet-connected servers. Address discovered exploits immediately. Potential abuses include, for example: turning servers into spam factories, storage of files that are not yours, data theft, password theft, and system destruction for “fun”. There are ways to reduce your exposure to security exploits. Consider the following example. If thieves are going through…Details
Nobody likes slow networks. This claim is not very bold; it’s about as safe as claiming that everyone likes vanilla. However, unlike network equipment, vanilla does not go through technical revisions, and its suitability for use does not depend on an ever-evolving field of intricately related products (though chefs may have a differing opinion on…Details
RECOVERING AFTER A DISASTER DOESN’T HAVE TO BE PAINFUL
A disaster recovery plan is an essential part of any IT infrastructure. The table below compares three common recovery methods. Each method serves a different purpose and can compliment the others.
No one likes downtime. Downtime costs money, annoys customers, throws off accounting, and wastes productivity. The iBoot line of devices from dataprobe can help you alleviate some of the burden of downtime. These little gadgets can get your devices back up as soon as they go down, sometimes before you even know there is a problem.Details
Sometimes it takes forever for a login to appear on your screen or for a print job to start printing. This is typically caused by how the network is setup on your UNIX server. A drop in your Internet service, slow or down DNS servers (nameservers) or a misconfigured network can all cause your system to slow down.Details
This vague notification could be the most irritating message you’ll find while browsing the Internet, due in no small part to the fact that it conveys very little information as to why “something went wrong”. While there are many possible causes, here are the four most common reasons that you are not able to access the content you want to see.Details