George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 28 Jan. 2015, Total: 603 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
156 General 13 Jan. 2015
40 Implementation 4 Dec. 2014
23 Monitoring 16 Oct. 2014
198 News 28 Jan. 2015
94 Products 28 Aug. 2014
61 Security 22 Jan. 2015
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
16 Virtualization 23 June 2014
  1. Update for Windows Thin PC

    Microsoft has released an update that resolves an issue with VIA multi-core CPUs. Windows Thin PC allows users to repurposing existing PCs as thin clients. It enables customers to repurpose existing PCs as thin clients by providing a smaller footprint, locked down version of Windows 7. This provides organizations with significant benefits such as, reduced end point costs for VDI,... Read More

  2. Users advised to avoid visiting nhs.uk

    Was NHS.uk compromised due a coding error? - Many pages are serving malware and re-directing users to advertisements... Read More

  3. Using HTTPS in Event Forwarding

    As we have seen in Setting up an Event Collecting Computer you can use either Http or Https protocol to transfer data from the forwarding to the collecting computer. Although standard Http transport uses encryption for forwarded events, you can configure event forwarding to use the encrypted Https protocol. However, using Https requires the following additional tasks to be performed... Read More

  4. Using NMCap to capture network data

    The Network Monitor tool is not included with Windows default installations hence, you need to download it from Microsoft Download Center and run the installer on a target machine. The tool installs a network driver with each network adapter in order to be able to collect data. Using the equivalent command line tool NMCap requires you change directory to c:\Program... Read More

  5. VMware VMX process denial of service vulnerability

    VMware's security advisory addresses several security issues in VMware Workstation, Player, Fusion, ESXi, ESX and vCloud Director... Read More

  6. VMware Workstation 10.0.1 release

    VMware Workstation 10.0.1 is a maintenance release that is a free update for all VMware Workstation 10.x customers... Read More

  7. VMware product updates address OpenSSL security vulnerabilities

    OpenSSL libraries have been updated in multiple products to versions 0.9.8za and 1.0.1h in order to resolve multiple security issues... Read More

  8. 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

  9. Video Surveillance for Critical IT Systems

    NetWrix has announced its new User Activity Video Reporter tool... Read More

  10. VirtualizationAdmin.com monthly newsletter

    The below extract is taken from September's VirtualizationAdmin.com monthly newsletter authored by Scott Lowe. 'I'll start by saying that I'm a fan of both vSphere and Hyper-V. Both have a place in the world. With the release of Windows Server 2012 has come Hyper-V Server 2012 along with a whole lot of incorrect information making its way around the Internet... Read More

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