Direct access is the commercial name of Windows 2012 server’s remote access solution. In earlier versions of Windows, remote access offered limited features to the remote users. Windows 2012 is the first Microsoft server that makes remote access users feel like working within the corporate network. [Read more…]
The purpose of this post is to show a layman how to check if a IP is in the blacklist of white list.
You may need to buy a webhosting plan for your website, and after configuring your site you discovered that your site fails to deliver emails. If that is the case, you need to check if the IP address assigned to your site by your hosting provider is in white list or black list. A number of reasons make an IP blacklisted such as spamming, malicious activates etc. whatever is the reason, you need to make sure that if you have a IP with clean records. [Read more…]
The main objective of a failover cluster is to ensure high availability of services. A failover cluster means that only one server–which is also known as active server–in the cluster will provide the service such as a file server or webserver. When this active server will go offline or will be out of service, another server in the cluster will provide the same service, without causing any service disruption. For instance, you have configured two windows 2008 servers in cluster mode to offer web service to your users. If, for any reason, the active server goes down, then the passive server will serve the webpages to your customers. [Read more…]
DNS or domain name system is one of the most important parts of client-server model. Without a DNS no client could be part of a domain and there will be no way you can convert domain name into the IP address of the server. In this post you will find basic procedures that you can use to configure DNS for your domain controller. Though the procedures described in this post is applicable to Windows 2003 server environment, but it will help you to develop a good understanding to deploy and manage a DNS sever higher than Windows 2003 environment. [Read more…]