George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 3 March 2015, Total: 620 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
157 General 3 Feb. 2015
40 Implementation 4 Dec. 2014
23 Monitoring 16 Oct. 2014
212 News 3 March 2015
94 Products 28 Aug. 2014
63 Security 12 Feb. 2015
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
16 Virtualization 23 June 2014
  1. Open DNS Issues

    An open DNS server is a DNS server that responds to recursive queries (queries for domains that the DNS server is not authoritative for), and does so for anyone (not just clients on your local network)... Read More

  2. Open and Free Internet – net neutrality

    No blocking, no throttling, no paid prioritization, more transparency. The Internet is perhaps the most open network in history, and we have to keep it that way... Read More

  3. Open-source network scanner

    ZMap can be used to study protocol adoption over time, monitor service availability, and help us better understand large systems distributed across the Internet... Read More

  4. Operation DeputyDog Analysis

    Operation DeputyDog campaign leveraged a zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer... Read More

  5. Operations Engineer Guidebook

    The field of operations engineering covers a wide variety of topics. Ops School will guide you through all of these skill sets from beginner to expert... Read More

  6. Oracle releases patch for vulnerabilities in Java 7

    Oracle has issued an out-of-cycle patch for vulnerabilities in Java 7 that have been widely exploited to spread malware. This Security Alert addresses security issues CVE-2012-4681 (US-CERT Alert TA12-240A and Vulnerability Note VU#636312) and two other vulnerabilities affecting Java running in web browsers on desktops. These vulnerabilities are not applicable to Java running on servers or standalone Java desktop applications... Read More

  7. Osterman Research Short Survey

    We are conducting a short survey with Osterman Research on key systems deployed in organizations of all sizes. If you are involved in messaging and related issues for your organization, we invite you to participate in this survey... Read More

  8. Outage Analyzer

    Track Web Service Outages in Real Time... Read More

  9. Outages by various cloud providers have been more common than security breaches

    Although, we continuously talk about security or the lack of it, the main threat to Cloud computing are power outages according to a Gartner analyst! Outages by various cloud providers have been more common than security breaches, Gartner says, but few businesses are prepared for them. Companies can suffer data losses during power outages which as we have seen in... Read More

  10. Outlook Web App for Android

    Microsoft launches a pre-release of its Outlook Web App (OWA) for Google’s Android operating system. OWA for Android is available on selected devices... Read More

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