Index of Articles
This is a complete List of all aritcles within the site. If it's not on this list, it's not here! I know, they aren't in alphabetical order. Sorry
Migrating to a New Linux Server - This articles provides information about migrating Linux web servers.
Active-Active Load Balancing Configurations - This article provides information on load balancing using an active-active configuration. Active-active clusters are commonly used to serve high traffic websites, databases, and mail servers.
Using a TCP Offload Engine - This articles provides information about the use of TCP offload engines.
GFS vs. OCFS - This articles provides information about the GFS and OCFS high performance file systems.
HOWTO - Delete Files Before a Certain Date in Linux - This article provides methods for deleting all files before a certain date in Linux.
Using a Non-local Colocation Facility - This article provides insight on using a colocation facility which geographically located in a different place than it's administrators.
Inheriting Linux Server Administration Duties - This articles provides information about inheriting Linux server administration. Methodology and things to watch out for are discussed in detail.
IT Chop Shops - This articles provides information on the business model and operation of small IT service providers.
Flow Viewers: SFLOW, NetFLOW, and JFLOW - This article contains information about different types of flows used in network troubleshooting.
Microsoft Exchange Back Pressure - TThis article contains information on Microsoft Exchange back pressure and how to deal with it.
HOWTO - Design and Configure a DMZ Network - This article illustrates how to design and configure the DMZ portion of a network.
Using public IP addresses behind a firewall - This article illustrates how to configure public IP space on the trust side of a firewall.
Public IPs and NAT on the same firewall - The following article illustrates how to configure public IP address space plus NAT addresses on the same firewall.
Overview of the Juniper SSG Series Firewalls - This article provides an overview of the Juniper SSG series firewalls. The SSG firewalls are feature-rich powerful with models for everything from SMB to the enterprise.
IBM Blades: HS20 hard drive missing, won't boot - This article provides information on problems booting IBM HS20 blade servers. If your blade server is all the sudden not detecting it's IDE drive, read this article.
HOWTO - mySQL: upgrade version on Windows - This article provides information on how to effectively upgraded mySQL from version 5.0 to 5.1 on a Windows platform.
Level 3 Orlando Data Center - This is an overview of the Level3 Orlando facility located at 380 Lake Destiny Drive, Orlando, Florida.
Active Directory - This article is a plain and simple explanation of Microsoft Active Directory. What it is, and how it works.
550 Relay Error in Exim - This article provides information on errors you may experience using exim and CPanel.
Server Colocation - This article provides information on Colocation. Colocation is a great way to both save money and increase performance of server driven applications or resources.
IBM Thinkpad LAN Network Card Missing - This article describes the problem I had with my IBM/Lenovo Thinkpad z60m and T60. All of the sudden the network card is missing from the network connections in Windows XP.
Exchange POP3 Server Cannot Restart - Your Exchange 2003 POP3 service is not responding or still "starting."
The Sun Solaris OS - This article provides a somewhat opinionated view on Sun's Solaris operating system.
DNS - Resolving Domains to IP addresses - This article provides an overview of DNS.
RDNS - Reverse DNS Pointer Records - This article provides an overview of RDNS pointer records. These records are commonly used to identify the origin of host records.
The Lowdown on Coldfusion - This article provides an overview of the coldfusion programming language.
Installing Windows Server 2003 - This article provides information on how to install Windows Server 2003. This guide will help you install Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Web, Standard, or Enterprise Edition.
Effective Network Management - This article provides information on how to effectively manage/monitor a network.
Effective Server Management - This article provides information on how to effectively manage several types of servers.
Network Backups - Describes the reasoning and methods used for network backups. Both complete and incremental backup plans are discussed.
SONET Networks - Describes, in some detail, the configuration of SONET networks. It also describes where they are used, how they
implemented, and what purpose they serve.
BITS Timing - Describes the method of timing signals used to synchronize data output in network devices. This is generally used
by large-scale providers such ISPs.
BGP Networks - Describes the BGP protocol, what it is for, and it works. BGP routing is one of the most complex areas of
Multiplexing - Describes the method of multiplexing. It is a method used in date networks to send data from multiple sources through one physical line.
Cisco IOS Cheat Sheet - These commands are used on all Cisco devices running the Cisco IOS.
Route Servers - Describes the function of route servers. Route servers are open to any user on the Internet and are a
valuable resource for finding information about complex computer networks.
VLAN - Describes the concept of the VLAN. VLANs are commonly used to speed up networks and reduce congestion.
RFC - Describes what an RFC is, how they work, and why they are used.
DSLAM Equipment - Describes DSL cabinent equipment, it's configuration, and a short interview with a telco employee.
Wireless Towers - Describes equipment used with for the Sprint PCS wireless network. Also, a short interview with a telco employee.
Intrusion Detection Systems - Provides some information about intrusion detection systems. IDSs should be used in all networks small to large. It is a critical second stage of security after your firewall.
Routing - Describes the common interior protocols used by routers. This includes low and high-end routers.
Cisco Router Hardware - Describes the internal components of a cisco router.
Ports - Describes ports, how they are used, and how they work.
Telnet - Describes what telnet is and what it is used for.
Network Topology - Describes common topologies used for networking.
Network Hardware - Describes routers, switches, and hubs. It explains what they do andhow they different from each other.
DSL - Describes types, uses, and configurations of DSL connections. A brief history of the techonology is also provided.
Firewalls - Describes two different types of firewalls. Configuration and implementation are also discussed.
Proxy Servers - Describes the concept of proxy servers, which are widely used among businesses.
Intranets - Describes how intranets work and their common uses.
Digital vs. Analog - Describes the difference between digital and analog signals. Examples and digrams also.
TCP vs. UDP - Describes how TCP and UDP works, the difference between the two, and why you would choose one over the other.
Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 - This article is a HOWTO on the installation and configuration of a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.
Ad-Aware: Spyware Removal Software - This article provides a small tutorial on spyware removal.
108Mbit wi-fi routers: Fact of Fiction - This article describes the scam manufacturers are using to create 108Mb wi-fi routers.
Clarkconnect: Linux Router/Firewall - This article is a HOWTO on the installation and configuration of a dedicated Linux router/firewall using Clarkconnect.
Internet Backbones - This article describes Internet backbones; how they are constructed, and why they are used.
Using the Bash Shell - This article provides a simple overview of the basic commands executed by a bash shell.
Downloads Using BitTornado - BitTornado is an add-on package to BitTorrent.
Cracking Cisco Passwords - This article provides information on decrypting passwords stored in a Cisco router.
Do's and Don'ts of IT Professionals - This article provides some information on the do's and don'ts of I.T. professionals.
DivX File Format - This article provides basic information on the DivX Codec.
GFI LANguard: Network Security Scanner - GFI LANguard N.S.S. is an excellent tool that not only finds security problems and vulnerabilities, but tells you how to fix them.
Intranets - This article describes how intranets work and their common uses.
Cisco IOS Cheat Sheet - These commands are used on all Cisco devices running the Cisco IOS.
Entering the I.T. Field - This article provides an overview of the I.T. field and the general work habits of I.T. staff and tasks of system administrators.
Linux Runlevels - This article provides a overview of the runlevels used by Linux and Unix operating systems.
Tips for Learning I.T. - This article provides some information and tips on learning I.T. related topics and technologies.
Hacking Linksys Routers - This article describes how gain access to Linksys routers using the default password.
Linux Servers - This article provides an overview of the Linux operating system.
Linux Shell Environment - This article provides a overview of the Linux shell environment.
Mainframe Servers - This article goes through the basics of a mainframe server, including how they work and what they are used for.
NAT/IP Masquerading - This article describes the concept of NAT. If you are sharing a broadband connection (cable, DSL, etc) you're using NAT.
Netbux.org Scam or Not? - This article is about the Netbux.org "pay to surf" website.
Adding a Hard Drive in Linux - This article is a HOWTO for adding a new drive in Linux.
Oracle Database Software - This article provides information about the Oracle database software.
Safe Password Tips - This article describes methods that should be taken to create "safe" passwords.
Physical Network Security - This article describes, in some detail, a physical security audit.
Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol - This article describes the basic functionality of the remote desktop protocol (RDP).
Re-configuring a Server - This article provides the proper way to re-configure, migrate, or backup a server.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux - This article provides information about Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
LSI MegaRAID 500 on RHEL4 - This article describes the use of the LSI megaRAID 500 (475) with RHEL4 (Redhat Enterprise Linux 4).
mySQL server on RHEL3 - This article describes how to install mySQL server on RHEL3 (Red Hat Enterprise Linux).
RHEL4 Subscription Upgrades - This article describes the options of changing your subscription from RHEL3 to RHEL4 in regards to the Redhat Network.
Red Hat Network - This article provides an overview of the Red Hat Network.
Types of SCSI Drives - This article describes the use, purpose, and configuration of a SCSI drives.
Sega Genesis Emulator - This article provides some fun information Sega Genesis Emulator/ROM.
Choosing a Server Case - This article provides information about different server cases.
Smoothwall: Linux Router/Firewall - This article is a HOWTO on the installation and configuration of a dedicated Linux router/firewall using Smoothwall.
Moding Your Speakers - Plain and simple, this article tells you how to paint your speakers. Its easier than you think.
Spoofed DoS Attacks - This article is a HOWTO on DoS attacks using spoofed packets.
SQUID: Linux Webcache/Proxy Server - This article is a HOWTO on the installation and configuration of SQUID.
SSH: Secure Shell - This article describes the SSH protocol, how it is used, and how it should be configured.
Subnet Cheat Sheet - This article describes commonly used subnet masks and hosts.
Synapse - This article is about synapse...
Downloads Using BitTorrent Files - This article provides all the information you need to start using torrent files.
Video Codecs and File Compression - This article provides basic information on popular codecs and video compression used in video files.
Linux VNCserver - This article is a HOWTO for running VNCserver on Linux.
Types of VPNs - This article describes the use of VPN technology.
Windows Servers - This article provides an overview of the Microsoft Windows Server OS.
Wired vs. Wireless - This article describes various aspects and the pros and cons of using wired/wireless devices.
XBOX MOD Chip Installation - Plain and simple, this article shows you how to install a mod chip.
Server Clustering - This article provides information about server clustering.
Manage Linux with Webmin - This article is a HOWTO on managing your Linux system with Webmin.