Category Archives: General

Standard Server Architecture that can be adopted for branch Offices

HP ProLiant DL380e Gen8 Server The HP ProLiant DL380e Gen8 Server delivers essential features and dense storage in a 2U, 2 socket server. Features like management, networking and serviceability along with different drive cage choices help applications meet their needs, including those with unique storage requirements. Also features enterprise-class uptime and HP Insight Control manageability,… Read More »

Granny sells bed for grandson’s studies

A grandmother sold her bed so her grandson could register to study at the Durban University of Technology, in South Africa. Sibiya, 70, sold her bed for R2 000 and also used some pension money to pay for her grandson’s registration. The university found sponsors to give Sibiya cash to help with the running of… Read More »

Pope: Internet is a ‘gift from God’ for dialogue

The Internet is a “gift from God” that facilitates communication, Pope Francis said in a statement. I fully agree with Pope (ngiyavumelana naye uPope Francis) His Holiness Pope Francis fully understands that internet has become a part of every day life and offers a variety of benefits to everyone who is willing to use it.… Read More »

How to enable bios virtualization on Dell T110 II Server

How to enable bios virtualization on Dell T110 II Server At bootup – wait and see F2 to configure settings and press F2 on your keyboard. Using the down arrow key – go to Processor Settings – press Enter – go to Virtualization Technology – press Space to enable. Press ESC – ESC – go… Read More »

Cannot view a SharePoint Services 3.0 Web site

You receive the following error message when you try to visit a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Web site: Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.Office.DataParts, Version=11.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c’ or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified. Resolution: You need To restart IIS services. In IIS Manager, right-click the local computer, point… Read More »

Error 800: Unable to establish connection

When computers both internally and remotely try to VPN into my server that is running Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition, they receive VPN Error 800: The remote connection was not made because the attempted VPN tunnels failed. Your windows Server 2003 R2 use to work 100% without any technical problems, and you have not changed… Read More »

Why do you need Windows Server 2012?

The Microsoft Windows Server platform has been powering businesses both large and small for over a decade. Building on this substantial legacy, Microsoft now offers Windows Server 2012 – a groundbreaking server solution that provides hundreds of new features and enhancements. Windows Server 2012 also provides what is quite possibly the most advanced set of… Read More »

How to find computer model and serial number

How to find computer model and serial number Please type the following at command prompt to retrieve the computer model and serial number: C:\Users\sibanda>wmic csproduct get name && wmic bios get serialnumber

Only one PPTP session is allowed only by TMG

Problem: ======== Only one PPTP session is allowed only by TMG…if the second user tries to initiates its outbound VPN connection…it would fail. Cause and Analysis: ======== – From the Network package captured on TMG, the Client caller ID was changed by external router device and thus the connection was discontinued. – Research and  found… Read More »

South African SMTP Servers

Here is a list of the most common Outgoing servers:. For Telkom ADSL, outgoing server is smtp.dsl.telkomsa.net or smtp.saix.net For Telkom Analogue Dial Up, use smtp.saix.net or smtp.dsl.telkomsa.net For 8TA (Eita), the outgoing server is smtp.saix.net For MWEB ADSL, outgoing server is smtp.mweb.co.za or smtp.mweb.net For Vodacom 3G, outgoing server is smtp.vodacom.co.za For MTN 3G,… Read More »