George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 30 Oct. 2014, Total: 565 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
38 Implementation 23 Oct. 2014
23 Monitoring 16 Oct. 2014
183 News 30 Oct. 2014
94 Products 28 Aug. 2014
45 Security 10 Oct. 2014
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
16 Virtualization 23 June 2014
  1. Remote Support and Monitoring

    The GoToManage tool is a service that allows IT support staff manage IT resources remotely. The tool by Citrix Online is now available in three languages. Localized versions of GoToManage helps international organizations with geographically dispersed branches consolidate remote management services using one tool. The tool allows you to connect to unattended computers and servers, provide remote support services to... Read More

  2. Create and deliver presentations online

    Create stunning presentations with Zoho's Show 3.0. The tool has what it takes to create and deliver attractive presentations while there's no need to carry with you any removable media, you just need an Internet connection – deliver presentations on the go. You can import presentations from different formats such as, PPTX and collaborate with remote users modifying the same... Read More

  3. Software Asset Management

    Keeping an inventory of all software licenses is not just an exercise that helps organizations controlling software costs and adjusting future purchases, but it is a necessity for compliance requirements. A business may fail a software license audit and is asked to pay hefty sums, let alone the potential embarrassment if the news goes public! It is a good business... Read More

  4. Windows 8 Developer Preview

    Get a glimpse of Microsoft's new operating system by trying the pre-beta version of Windows 8 for developers. Though, it is nowhere near finished and should not be used in production environments, it would be quite interesting to know where Microsoft is heading with this new generation of Windows. You have the ability to try out both the touch-centric 'Metro'... Read More

  5. Run Android Apps on Windows 7

    BlueStacks has just released a software player (BlueStacks App Player) that allows Windows 7 users to run Android apps within the Windows environment. It is available for free and has some pre-loaded apps. You may encounter some problems installing it on older netbooks or tablets but it should perfectly install and run on any decent x86 Windows system. In addition,... Read More

  6. New Payments Module in Zoho Creator

    Last month Zoho Corp. has released a Payment Module for its online Creator platform. Zoho Creator is an intuitive and feature-rich online platform that allows non-programmers to build custom database applications. Customers can build online applications based on business rules within minutes. With the Payments Module users can now build a wide range of online order forms and accept payments... Read More

  7. Mozy’s Data Shuttle

    Have you ever wondered how you can transfer a large data set to an online backup provider over a limited bandwidth? There's no need to saturate your limited bandwidth with the upload of the initial full data backup when moving your backup platform to the cloud. With Mozy's Data Shuttle service you will get a storage device, perform the initial... Read More

  8. The Dcdiag tool

    The Directory Service Diagnosis tool Dcdiag.exe, performs a number of tests and reports on the overall health of replication and security for Active Directory DS. If you run the tool without any parameters it performs the basic tests and gives you a summary report while with the option /c it runs almost every test. As with most command-line tools you... Read More

  9. Help Desk as a Service

    For large corporations it may be justified to have a highly customized and expensive IT help desk system that maintains sophisticated change and release processes. It may include sophisticated identity and access controls, or develop "best practices" based on standards, such as the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and all this aligned with the business objectives. It is assumed that the... Read More

  10. The Repadmin tool

    The Replication diagnostics tool is a command-line tool that enables you to report the status of replication on each domain controller. The tool is built into Windows Servers 2008 and Windows Servers 2008 R2 and the information retrieved by Repadmin.exe can help you identify potential problems related to replication within a forest. The detailed views allow you to even identify... Read More

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