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All too often I see sites being created and deployed with a WordPress or Drupal backend, only to be attacked later due to no upkeep by the server admin or person managing the website. Although, it is much easier nowadays ...

Many companies and organizations rely on some method to move files across different sites or between clients and users. FTP (File Transfer Protocol) has been used by many organizations over the years and is still very standard in order to ...

Here is a typical scenario.  The CEO wants to have a folder located where everyone elses files are, but he wants it so that only he can view and not one else.  You come up with a bunch of other ...

I have deployed a lot of applications throughout the last few years and I have had some tricky applications to deploy except there is one that makes me go crazy every-time it gets released and its called “Java”.  I thought ...

I recently deployed a SharePoint 2013 Server with BI and Excel Services and was impressed by how powerful this platform is.  We had a very old Sharepoint Services Server that is a water down version of SharePoint.  This old SharePoint ...

When I started this blog I was having a hard time deciding on a domain name.  Originally I wanted the blog domain name to have the words “tech” or “IT” in it.  I wanted to have a play on words ...

In the corporate world almost every single company has an IT Helpdesk or IT Service Desk.  This is not a bad thing and is actually a cost effective way to increase customer satisfaction.  It is also a great way to ...

I recently came across a framework script called Boxstarter (www.boxstarter.org) which is an automation framework. The best way to describe it as a wrapper that goes around another executable but can handle various higher level functions. The Benefits: You only ...

When migrating a DHCP server over it is very important to make sure your old DNS servers are not being used by your servers and computers. 1. Performing “ipconfig /all” yields the following incorrect result; and really should say 192.168.2.84 in ...

The “WP-CONFIG.PHP” file is very important as it contains all credentials and database information to connect to your database.  If attackers can access or view this information they can perform all sorts of unwanted actions on your wordpress website and possibly ...