How to install host, nslookup and other BIND tools on Windows | For a Linux admin using Windows, cygwin unfortunately does not provide host, nslookup, or other bind tools. I’ll show you how to download these BIND tools directly from ISC and have them work in your cygwin terminal! Note: this assumes you already have a working cygwin install. First, download the latest version of BIND for
How to Install Apache in Windows | To install Apache in Windows, use builds available from the Apache Lounge. The Apache Lounge provides current up-to-date Apache releases compiled with current versions of OpenSSL for best security. This is preferred over apache.org Windows builds as apache.org does not maintain OpenSSL security updates. The download link is: http://www.apachelounge.com/download At the time of this post,
How-To Tor and Windows with Internet Explorer | It is possible to use Tor with Internet Explorer in Windows. I’ll show you how! First, install the Vidalia Bundle for Windows from the Tor download page: https://www.torproject.org/download/download.html.en Vidalia Bundle Once the bundle has been installed, start Vidalia. Next, go to the Connections tab of Internet Options and click on LAN settings. Check to use
Export Event Viewer Logs | Windows Server 2008 R2 | It is possible to export Windows logs as plain text. 2008 R2 gives options for txt, csv as well as xml. I’ll show you how to export your logs! 1. Crack open the Event Viewer, and select the log you wish to view from the left. In this example I am checking out the Security
ClamAV On-Access Scanning For Samba Shares | Your Linux-based samba file server can automatically scan for Windows viruses with clamav and svs.I’ll show you some tips on getting this running with Debian 6! 1. Install clamav In Debian 6, install clamav-daemon which will also pull in the other required clamav packages. sudo apt-get install clamav-daemon The on-access samba anti-virus scanner svs is
Useful Windows Commands | Here are some basic Windows commands that are good to know! Hit Windows key + R or use the Search box to type these commands. gpedit.msc Group Policy Editor services.msc Services devmgmt.msc Device Manager compmgmt.msc Computer Management This one is cool: Crack open a command prompt. (Windows key + R or Search box -> cmd
Create PDFs in Windows for Free | Who needs Adobe? Add a free PDF printer to Windows.