25th Anniversary Savings | 25% Off Dedicated Servers*Shop Now
25th Anniversary Savings | 25% Off VPS Hosting* †††Shop Now
Limited Inventory: High-Performance AMD-Powered Servers Now Available.* Shop Now >

Tag: Windows Server

Reading Time: 5 minutes

What is Chocolatey?

Chocolatey or Choco as it is sometimes referred to, is a free, open-source package manager for Windows that is very similar to Apt or DNF in the Linux realm. In other words, this is a program used for installing software via the Windows command line. It downloads a program, installs it, then it will check for updates, and installs those updates automatically if needed. Those who use Linux are quite familiar with the package management systems like this.

Continue reading →
Reading Time: 4 minutes

Are you looking for a guide on how to manage your Windows Server update settings with the Group Policy Editor? Read on to learn more about the Group Policy Editor and how you can use it to configure your Windows Update group policy settings.

Continue reading →
Reading Time: 5 minutes

MySQL is a free-to-download, open source database that is widely in use. It is one of the most popular relational database management systems. Even though it is more popular with Linux servers, it is equally compatible with Windows Servers.

Continue reading →
Reading Time: 6 minutes

Managing your network traffic is essential in securing any device that handles your workloads. One of the primary tools in doing so is a firewall. The Windows operating system (OS) comes prepackaged with the Windows Defender Firewall to assist with this task.

Continue reading →
Reading Time: 8 minutes

What Is Yarn?

Yarn is a package manager that helps develop JavaScript code and share it through software packages. A team at Facebook developed it as an alternative to the Node package manager (NPM) client and focused on speed, security, and consistency. Packages, also known as modules, are used to distribute the code. A package.json file outlines the contents of the package and all associated, distributed code.

Continue reading →
Reading Time: 7 minutes
Windows Active DIrectory

Introduction

This article will discuss the importance of Active Directory (AD), along with what it is, what it does, installation, and configuration. We must state in advance that there have been entire books written about AD. While we will touch on the significant aspects of its functionality, more in-depth information can be found online.

Continue reading →
Reading Time: 4 minutes

Introduction

Microsoft Exchange Security Update
   

In this article, we provide updated information concerning the ongoing threat posed by the malware directed at Microsoft Exchange Servers noted in CVE-2021-26855. We also furnish the steps needed to update and secure your Microsoft Exchange Server. In a recent post, the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency posted a priority security advisory regarding the recent Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerability. They state:

Continue reading →
Reading Time: 4 minutes

In this article, we discuss Windows logging, using the event viewer, and the windows log storage locations.

Continue reading →
Reading Time: 7 minutes

By default, Plesk typically stores backups on the server. This can, however, present a risk if the hard drive or RAID fails on the server. If this ever occurs, you can possibly lose both data and your backups. To avoid this situation, Liquid Web recommends storing additional backups in a remote storage location.

Continue reading →
Reading Time: 7 minutes

What is a VPN?

vpn1

A Virtual private network (VPNs) creates a secure connection between a remote computer and another network. The connection itself is encapsulated and encrypted which provides a protected communications channel between the two points.

Continue reading →
← Older posts
Have Some Questions?

Our Sales and Support teams are available 24 hours by phone or e-mail to assist.

1.800.580.4985
1.517.322.0434