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A miscellaneous collection of tech notes,how to,cheat sheets,hints and tips and resources which don't fall into any category.

World Backup Day 2018

Mar 31, 2018

Until you need them, backups are a boring irritating waste of time. But when you need them, they can be an absolute life saver.

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Cloud Computing in a nutshell

Jan 12, 2017

A practice of using a network of remote servers on the Internet to store, manage, and process data, rather than a local server or personal computer.

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Hard drive sanitisation - A homebrew approach

Sep 22, 2016

The most efficient means of sanitising computers and/or a storage media device is to overwrite the entire device with zeroes or with a random pattern.

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Nibbleblog: Visitor Stats plugin

Mar 18, 2015

This plugin shows the number of visitors currently online, how many have visited today, yesterday, this week, this month, this year, and total visits.

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Nibbleblog: Converting .htaccess to IIS

Apr 18, 2014

This post gives an example how to convert the .htaccess file provided with Nibbleblog when SEO is enabled into the equivalent IIS web.conf file.

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World Backup Day 2014

Mar 30, 2014

Until you need them, backups are a boring irritating waste of time. But when you need them, they can be an absolute life saver.

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Troubleshooting when CIFS server unable to join a domain

Jan 23, 2014

There can be multiple reasons why you cannot join a CIFS server to a domain.

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Testing ping with jumbo frames

Jun 22, 2013

Depending on the OS you are running determinas which command and options to use in your testing.

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DNS lookup process

Dec 23, 2014

When a name query from a client computer cannot be resolved locally, DNS servers can be queried as needed to resolve the name.

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