How-Tos

virtualization BareMetalHypervisorArchitecture

Virtualizing a Bare Metal Machine with VMware ESXi 5

March 5, 2015

VMware ESXi is a light and free software which has the ability to convert your server into a powerful virtualized machine Step 1: First you have to ...

Mobile Device Managment MDM

Implementing MDM Using MaaS360

February 25, 2015

This MDM solution by Fiberlink aims to optimise the functionality and security of a mobile communications network while minimising downtime on an enterprise network MDM functionality typically ...

samba server Linux

Setting Up Samba Server on Debian 7

February 25, 2015

Samba is an Open Source and free software that provides file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients. It allows for interoperability between Linux/Unix servers and Windows-based clients

Schoolmanagmetn system

Opensis School Management System

February 24, 2015

A free software for educational institutions to manage complete school records from enrollment to graduation You can download the software from www.opensis.com. Before ...

Shutdown or Restart Your PC Remotely

February 4, 2015

Shutter is a free mobile app that lets you shut down or restart your PC remotely from anywhere from your smartphone in a few simple steps Many ...

Installing MongoDB on CentOS 6

Installing MongoDB on CentOS 6

February 4, 2015

MongoDB is an open source, document-oriented database built to store large amounts of documents, typically required for Big Data applications. Let’s see how to install it MongoDB is a ...

Security

Implementing Network based Intrusion Detection with CISCO IOS

February 4, 2015

By Chaynika Taneja, Sumit Goswami The IOS based IDS enables network administrators of small enterprises to build intrusion detection into the network without investing in a dedicated IDS entity

Creating a Bootable Drive on Ubuntu 14

February 4, 2015

WinUSB is nifty utility that lets you create bootable Windows OS Usb drive on a Linux desktop If you use Ubuntu Desktop and want to create a ...

Dual boot Eucalyptus

Installing Eucalyptus with Windows 8 in a Dual Boot Environment

February 2, 2015

Eucalyptus is based on CentOS, which is common with most Linux distributions. If you want to test out or learn Eucalyptus without losing your current Windows operating system, ...

Rescue Data from Unbootable Windows PCs

May 6, 2014

The Linux-based System RescueCD lets you recover data from an unbootable or crashed Windows machine

Creating New VMs and Adding Images

April 4, 2014

When you install Eucalyptus using the Faststart CD, it installs a default CentOS 6 image for you to play around with. These images are essentially OS templates that can be ...

The Nifty Offsite Cloud Backup

April 4, 2014

For our cloud deployment, we built a SAN and made sure that the data is kept safe under the reliability of RAID. But Murphy's law can kick in any time, ...

Installing WordPress on the Ubuntu Web Server

March 25, 2014

Step 1: Download WordPress application Download WordPress from its website or from the PCQuest March DVD and unzip it with the following command. It will download the zipped wordpress package straight ...

How to: Backup your Hardisk with Clonezilla

March 24, 2014

We guide you on how to clone or back up your hard drives for disaster recovery with the open source software

How to: Deploy a Local Split DNS

March 24, 2014

While running a Cloud infrastructure locally and hosting a bunch of servers on the cloud, we realized that we needed a mechanism to access the services/servers locally over the LAN ...

Setup your Private Cloud with Eucalyptus

March 21, 2014

Probably, the first time we did an article on building your own cloud, the term Cloud Computing hadn't even been properly defined. This was way back in January 2009, but ...

How to: Block P2P Clients With Endian Open Source Firewall

March 19, 2014

As per the IT Act the onus of blocking P2P networks working within enterprises lies on the organization. Through this article we give one demo of how you can block them within yours