George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 16 Sept. 2014, Total: 548 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
173 News 12 Sept. 2014
94 Products 28 Aug. 2014
40 Security 16 Sept. 2014
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
16 Virtualization 23 June 2014
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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