George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 25 July 2014, Total: 526 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
20 Monitoring 19 May 2014
161 News 24 July 2014
92 Products 17 July 2014
34 Security 25 July 2014
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
16 Virtualization 23 June 2014
  1. Veeam’s FastSCP – a fast secure copy client

    Veeam's product has evolved into one of the fastest secure copy software available out there and it's free! This is not a paid advert; I am an active user of WinSCP but lately I decided to try out the latest version of FastSCP and was surprised with the speed and additional features it has. I used previous versions of FastSCP... Read More

  2. Office Compatibility Pack

    The so many happy users of Microsoft Office XP, 2003 and older versions are unable to work with documents, workbooks and presentations created by the newer versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint in their native format. More and more users are going for the latest versions of Microsoft Office and Microsoft's revenue statistics confirm this as Office is the most... Read More

  3. ScriptLogic Webinars

    ScriptLogic customers may already attend online seminars (webinars) about purchased software! That's quite normal, isn't it? But ScriptLogic's webinars can be interesting even to non-customers or users contemplating of trying out these solutions. The content covered in the webinars is very interesting even from a generic point of view and would give the viewer an understanding of the area covered... Read More

  4. The Wbadmin Command

    Windows Server 2008 has inbuilt functionality to perform reliable and effective data backups! The native tools can back up an entire volume to a .vhd file on a second local disk while you can still restore individual files from the vhd file! In cases of system volume failures where Windows does not start you can boot from the Windows installation... Read More

  5. Another free tool from SolarWinds

    Beginning of May 2011, one of the most active management software houses SolarWinds has released another free tool called RTAFA (Real-Time AppFlow Analyzer) that monitors Citrix NetScaler, Juniper JFlow, sFlow and Cisco NetFlow – in real time. RTAFA analysis data to show you what types of traffic are on your network, and where it is coming from, and where it... Read More

  6. Zoho CRM Happy Customers

    Zoho's online CRM solution is wooing customers. As a hosted solution, the Customer Relationship Management solution allows customers the flexibility of performing work anytime anywhere. For big firms the whole customer relationship can get complicated and hence, a solution that is easy to use especially for newbies, and a solution that meets the users' needs in terms of functionality is... Read More

  7. Dfsutil command

    Configuring or monitoring DFS in Windows 2008 environments is a task that normally gets invoked from the Server Manager console and aided by a corresponding wizard as you can see in this post. However, you can use the DFSUtil command to manage DFS from a command prompt or script. In addition, to troubleshoot DFS from the command line, you can... Read More

  8. Windows 7 Phone Banking Application

    Bank of America customers can now perform banking activities such as, finding ATMs, transferring funds, managing accounts, etc. from their Windows 7 phones if they own one! The application that runs on Windows 7 Phones was launched on Tuesday. The news was more than welcomed by Microsoft's phone users after months of waiting and which left them behind iPhone, Blackberry... Read More

  9. Net share command

    The simplest way to share folders is through Windows Explorer and in almost every environment this is a common practice, however, Server core installations are getting more popular in virtualized environments. In case, you need to upload some files to a server core installation, the net share command may save your day! To view any existing shares on your machine... Read More

  10. Spiceworks Gets Another $25 Million in Funding

    Spiceworks will expand its business with a $25 Million investment from new investors Adams Street Partners and Tenaya Capital. Thanks to the new and some existing investors, Spiceworks will include integrated commerce within its social network business model for IT professionals and technology vendors. IT Professionals will now benefit from added functionality from the rapidly growing Facebook-like platform. Read the... Read More

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