George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 2 Sept. 2014, Total: 541 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
37 Security 2 Sept. 2014
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
16 Virtualization 23 June 2014
  1. Importing Printers in Windows Server 2008

    In a previous blog post we have seen how to export print queues and printer settings to a file – Migrating Printers in Windows server 2008. Now, let's see how to import print queues and printer settings from the file created by the export procedure. Follow these steps: In Server Manager, right click Print Management and then choose Migrate Printers... Read More

  2. SolarWinds Contest – win an iPad

    One of WindowsNetworking.com sponsors SolarWinds is holding a trivia challenge which started on June 7, 2011 and ends on July 7, 2011. One potential winner will be drawn every week to win an iPad2. You can take the quiz multiple times, and for each quiz you answer adequately, you will receive a sweepstakes entry. They are giving 7 iPads, movie... Read More

  3. World IPv6 Day

    Dedicate the 8th of June to IPv6. The Internet-Society together with major organizations like Google, Facebook, Yahoo and others will be testing IPv6 for 24 hours. The ultimate goal is to get the attention of all stakeholders and motivate them to prepare their infrastructures for a smooth transition to IPv6 from IPv4. If you already started your IPv6 test implementation... Read More

  4. Cloud Backup with Microsoft’s Azure

    CA Technologies and Microsoft join forces to offer Cloud backup services. CA Technologies well known for their enterprise backup solution ARCserve will piggyback onto Microsoft's Azure services to compete with its rivals CommVault, Symantec and others. On the other hand, Microsoft would benefit from a wider portfolio of cloud services which gives them a competitive advantage as a complete cloud... 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. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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