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NAT in Windows 2003: Setup and Configuration

NAT acts as a middle man between the internal and external network; packets coming from the private network are handled by NAT and then transferred to their intended destination. A single external address is used on the Internet so that the internal IP addresses are not shown. A table is created on the router that(…)

How to Install phpMyAdmin

Choose an appropriate distribution kit from the phpmyadmin.net Downloads page. Some kits contain only the English messages, others contain all languages in UTF-8 format (this should be fine in most situations), others contain all languages and all character sets. We’ll assume you chose a kit whose name looks like phpMyAdmin-x.x.x-all-languages.tar.gz. Untar or unzip the distribution(…)

How To Configure a Computer Running Windows Server 2003 As a Web Server

Install Internet Information Services Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) is the Web service that is integrated with Windows Server 2003 To install IIS, add optional components, or remove optional components, follow these steps: 1. Click Start, point to Control Panel, and then click Add or Remove Programs. The Add or Remove Programs tool starts. 2.(…)

How to stop Folder Redirection in Windows Server

After you have successfully deployed a Folder Redirection Group Policy object (GPO) in your site, you may want to stop Folder Redirection for one or more users. However, before you try to stop Folder Redirection, you must first enable the Redirect the folder back to the local userprofile location when policy is removed Group Policy(…)

How to Enable Disk Quotas in Windows 2000

Set Quotas On NTFS Volume Disk quotas are based on file ownership and are independent of the folder location of the user’s files within the volume. For example, if users move their files from one folder to another on the same volume, their volume space usage does not change. However, if users copy their files(…)

How To Install and Configure a File and Print Server in Windows Server 2003

Install File and Printer Sharing By default, a Windows Server 2003-based computer is installed with Client for Microsoft Networks, File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks, and TCP/IP. You can view these services in the properties for the local area connection. You can create a Windows Server 2003 file server and print server manually, or(…)

How To Install and Configure a DHCP Server in a Workgroup in Windows Server 2003

How to Install the DHCP Service Before you can configure the DHCP service, you must install it on the server. DHCP is not installed by default during a typical installation of Windows Standard Server 2003 or Windows Enterprise Server 2003. You can install DHCP either during the initial installation of Windows Server 2003 or after(…)

How to install and configure a DHCP server

Installing the DHCP Service You can install DHCP either during or after the initial installation of Windows 2000 Server or Advanced Server, although there must be a working DNS in the environment. To validate your DNS server, click Start, click Run, type cmd, press ENTER, type ping friendly name of an existing DNS server in(…)

Protect your network from viruses and malicious software Windows

Malicious software, known as malware, affects many computers that are connected to the Internet. Malware can get onto your computer without your knowledge and cause it to become unreliable and slow. Malware often makes itself known by opening unwanted windows and displaying advertisements, but it also runs invisibly in the background. Malware might monitor and(…)

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 PHP

Generally, the installation process of Apache with PHP is very similar to the process of installing Apache without PHP, as described in the previous article. The only difference is the use of two additional modules: mod_php and mod_security. As in the previous article, we will start by creating an account and group called “apache”. Then(…)