George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 1 Sept. 2014, Total: 540 Blog Posts

With a career spanning more than 23 years in IT, George Chetcuti has hands-on experience on HP high-end UNIX setups, Windows high-availability clusters and cloud computing. He has overseen various network projects and managed IT departments. The aim of this blog is to address various network related issues and topics from networking concepts to hands-on tasks for the community of network administrators, where your comments and suggestions are always welcome. He also writes about Windows 7 in the little free time he has at www.windows7library.com.

9 Command-line 10 Sept. 2013
152 General 23 June 2014
37 Implementation 10 July 2014
22 Monitoring 26 Aug. 2014
169 News 1 Sept. 2014
94 Products 28 Aug. 2014
36 Security 29 Aug. 2014
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
16 Virtualization 23 June 2014
  1. Microsoft's Lync Licensing

    Microsoft Lync is the latest edition (brand name) of MS Office Communications server products. As most of you may already know, Lync can be deployed locally within an organization (on-premise) or it can be purchased as a service from either Microsoft themselves or a third-party managed service provider (MSP). Briefly, to deploy Lync in your organization you need a license... Read More

  2. Microsoft’s Launches So.cl – a new Social Network for students!

    So.cl ("social") is developed by Microsoft Research's FUSE Labs and is aimed at students to give them the ability to network with their classmates turning the social network into a new classroom. It allows students to build posts with photos, video, text, and find students with similar interests and build communities around specific educational goals. So.cl might even give students... Read More

  3. Microsoft’s Surface

    Microsoft announces its first tablet computer called the Surface. The first two versions that Microsoft will release run on different processors. The Surface for Windows RT runs on an ARM processor. It is less powerful than the Surface for Windows 8 Pro, which uses an Intel processor. The RT is also thinner and weighs less than the Pro. Both tablets... Read More

  4. Microsoft’s first ever $100,000 bounty

    Congratulations to James Forshaw for coming up with a new exploitation technique to get Microsoft’s first ever $100,000 bounty... Read More

  5. Migrating Printers in Windows Server 2008

    Moving services from server to another is an extensive job, especially if a resource has a long list of items to move such as, a long list of printers. With Virtualization migrating resources has been simplified in a way, however, some specific tasks remain the same. That is, they don't benefit from available tools at the virtualization layer. When performing... Read More

  6. Military bots to assist Police during the World Cup in Brazil

    PackBot robot system, designed by iRobot was the first remote controlled robot to enter the Fukushima nuclear facility after the East Japan Earthquake and tsunami in March 2011... Read More

  7. Mining for New C&C Domains

    Mining for New C&C Domains in Live Networks with Adaptive Control Protocol Templates... Read More

  8. Mitt Romney's private Hotmail account hacked!

    Authorities are investigating whether Mitt Romney's private email account was hacked, his presidential campaign stated. It was reported that an unnamed hacker had broken into the Republican private Hotmail account by guessing the answer to a security question about Mr. Romney's favorite pet. Read the full story here - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/us-election/9312904/Mitt-Romneys-private-email-account-hacked.html... Read More

  9. Mobile DDoS may be coming - Just not now

    Mobile DDoS is possible but not feasible at the moment!... Read More

  10. Mobile phone money transfer app

    A "revolutionary" app enabling people to send and receive money just by using mobile phone numbers is to be made available to consumers across the UK. The Barclays Pingit allows users to send and receive cash to anyone with a UK current account and mobile phone number, without having to share bank details. Read more - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/consumertips/banking/9085826/Barclays-launches-mobile-phone-money-transfer-app.html... Read More

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