How To Selectively Archive and Backup MBox/IMAP Mails Using ArchiveMail

Maybe some of your mailboxes are quite large (eg, over 10,000 messages) and they are taking a while to load in your mail reader. Perhaps they are taking up too much space on your disk. Archiving old messages to a separate, compressed mailbox is possible. Here’s a quick post on managing your mbox/imap mailboxes directly.(…)

How to Choose One Linux Distributions

While there are certainly many versions (“distributions”) of Linux to choose from, picking one that is right for you can be straightforward as long as you know your needs and are willing to do some research. – The balance act: Ubuntu Linux, Red Hat and Fedora Linux, Mandriva Linux, and SuSE Linux offer reliability, flexibility,(…)

Linux, the Ultimate Unix – Advantages

Low cost: You don’t need to spend time and money to obtain licenses since Linux and much of its software come with the GNU General Public License. You can start to work immediately without worrying that your software may stop working anytime because the free trial version expires. Additionally, there are large repositories from which(…)

How to configure SSL VPN Client on ASA

The SSL VPN Client (SVC) is a VPN tunneling technology that gives remote users the benefits of an IPsec VPN client without the need for network administrators to install and configure IPsec VPN clients on remote computers. The SVC uses the SSL encryption that is already present on the remote computer as well as the(…)

Checklist for SQL mail configuration

You must have a mail client (such as Microsoft Outlook) installed on the computer that runs SQL Server. Use the Corporate or Workgroup option for Microsoft Outlook 2000 (Microsoft Outlook 2002 does not have the Corporate or Workgroup option). To select the option, on the Tools menu, click Options, and then double-click the Mail Services(…)

How to backup the configuration file on the PIX Firewall

It is a recommended practice to backup the configuration of the PIX Firewall for use in emergencies or for disaster recovery. But, the PIX does not support an external Flash card. The internal Flash does not support the backup of the configuration file. The configuration file must be saved externally. The PIX configuration file can(…)

How to Configure and build bonding in Linux

Most popular distro kernels ship with the bonding driver already available as a module and the ifenslave user level control program installed and ready for use. If your distro does not, or you have need to compile bonding from source (e.g., configuring and installing a mainline kernel from, you’ll need to perform the following(…)

How to Install Solr

Requirements To follow along with this tutorial, you will need… Java 1.5 or greater. Some places you can get it are from Sun, IBM, or BEA. Running java -version at the command line should indicate a version number starting with 1.5. A Solr release. FireFox or Mozilla is the preferred browser to view the admin(…)

How to Install XCache for PHP 5 under Linux

XCache is a open-source opcode cacher, which means that it accelerates the performance of PHP on servers. It optimizes performance by removing the compilation time of PHP scripts by caching the compiled state of PHP scripts into the shm (RAM) and uses the compiled version straight from the RAM. This will increase the rate of(…)

How To Install the Terminal Services Client in Windows 2003

Share the Client Setup Folder To share the client setup folder, follow these steps: 1. On the Windows 2003 Server computer that is running Terminal Services, open Windows Explorer, and then locate the following folder: drive:\systemroot\System32\Clients\Tsclient\Win32 where drive is the drive that Windows is installed on and systemroot is the folder that contains the Windows(…)

Requirements for running an Apache Web server

Before displaying the Powered by Apache logo on your Web server, you want to make sure your Web server has enough “power” to run it. Fortunately, Apache does not require massive computing resources to run. It runs fine on a Linux system with 5 to 12MB of hard disk space and 8MB of RAM. However,(…)