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How to Configure the DNS Server in Windows

To configure DNS by using the DNS snap-in in Microsoft Management Console (MMC), follow these steps: 1. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Administrative Tools, and then click DNS. 2. Right-click Forward lookup zones, and then click New Zone 3. When the New Zone Wizard starts, click Next. You are prompted for a zone(…)

How to Install Microsoft DNS Server

Click Start, point to Control Panel, and then click Add or Remove Programs. 2. Click Add or Remove Windows Components. 3. In the Components list, click Networking Services (but do not select or clear the check box), and then click Details. 4. Click to select the Domain Name System (DNS) check box, and then click(…)

How to Add Users and Computers to the Active Directory Domain

After the new Active Directory domain is established, create a user account in that domain to use as an administrative account. When that user is added to the appropriate security groups, use that account to add computers to the domain. 1. To create a new user, follow these steps: a. Click Start, point to Administrative(…)

How to take Backup in windows XP

Open Windows XP Backup Windows XP includes its own backup program, although you may need to do some digging to find it. You can also take your pick of third-party programs (listed at the end of this column) that add bells and whistles you won’t find in the basic Windows XP Backup utility. If you(…)

How to Set permissions for folders and files In Windows Xp

If you have multiple computers connected to your home network and have enabled file sharing, you can open and access files located on other computers on the network. Being able to share files makes computing a lot more flexible for everyone using the network. If you have your files stored on your home office desktop(…)

How to Monitor Windows Machines with Nagios

Introduction This document describes how you can monitor “private” services and attributes of Windows machines, such as: Memory usage CPU load Disk usage Service states Running processes etc. Publicly available services that are provided by Windows machines (HTTP, FTP, POP3, etc.) can be monitored easily by following the documentation on monitoring publicly available services. Note:(…)

How to install Nagios 3.x OpenSUSE

Introduction This guide is intended to provide you with simple instructions on how to install Nagios from source (code) on openSUSE and have it monitoring your local machine inside of 20 minutes. No advanced installation options are discussed here – just the basics that will work for 95% of users who want to get started.(…)

How to install Nagios 3.x Fedora Quickstart

Introduction This guide is intended to provide you with simple instructions on how to install Nagios from source (code) on Fedora and have it monitoring your local machine inside of 20 minutes. No advanced installation options are discussed here – just the basics that will work for 95% of users who want to get started.(…)

How to Install Zenoss 2.0 core on CentOS

Log-in as root and run the following commands. yum -y install mysql mysql-server net-snmp net-snmp-utils Running Transaction Test Finished Transaction Test Transaction Test Succeeded Running Transaction Installing: perl-DBI ######################### [1/8] Installing: mysql ######################### [2/8] Installing: net-snmp-libs ######################### [3/8] Installing: perl-DBD-MySQL ######################### [4/8] Installing: lm_sensors ######################### [5/8] Installing: net-snmp ######################### [6/8] Installing: net-snmp-utils ######################### [7/8] Installing:(…)

How to install Zenoss 1.1.2 on Centos 5.0

This is a how to on installing Zenoss 1.2 on a new Centos 5.0 installation. Here is a updated guide for Zenoss 2.0. This guide assumes a new Centos 5 install with the default “server” software selection, no gui, and has SElinux disabled, if it is not disabled run setenforce 0 as root before starting.(…)

How To install Sablotron with PHP

You need to first install expat, followed by Sablotron. Then you need to reinstall PHP. This is the method we used :- Get source for expat http://sourceforge.net/projects/expat/ (check for latest) wget http://telia.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/expat/expat-1.95.5.tar.gz tar -pxzf expat-1.95.5.tar.gz cd expat-1.95.5 ./configure make make install cd .. rm �r expat-1.95.2* *Make sure that /etc/ld.so.conf contains /usr/local/lib then run ldconfig(…)

Performing Backups XAMPP

So, your XAMPP installation has been up and running for a couple of weeks and you’ve amassed quite a sizeable set of data that you don’t want to be at risk from a hard drive crash. What do you do about backups? This is quite simple with XAMPP. Change your current working directory to /opt/lampp(…)