I'm fed up with Google and I don't trust them to protect my privacy. I (technical novice but curious and willing) want to set up my own systems. (long) [more inside]
SSHFilter: I'm trying to disable authentication by password for SSH users accessing a server from a remote location. By everything I've read it seems like I've done exactly that, but I can still log in from a remote machine using a password only. Help me get that to stop. [more inside]
I'm looking to move from an XP desktop full of music to a server-based solution but I have no idea where to start! Can anyone give me a hand?
I'm looking to move from an XP desktop full of music to a server-based solution but I have no idea where to start! Can anyone give me a hand? [more inside]
Why can't I stream HD movies wirelessly over my home network? [more inside]
Something-like-a-fileserver-filter: I have two computers, one with a scanner. Want to scan files with that computer but have them (immediately?) available to the other computer. [more inside]
I need a nudge on affordable/reliable web hosting for a dedicated server that will run Java (via Tomcat) and MySQL with a control panel for multiple domains and EASY backup. [more inside]
What are best enterprise level Web Analytic / Stat programs that work with IIS and Apache sever logs? [more inside]
Email and basic web-browsing solution using a server in the city, dialup terminal in the bush - is it possible? I have a friend who operates a business at two locations in a 3rd-world country: (1) a city-based business office in which he is able to get ordinary DSL-speed and relatively reliable internet access, and (2) a remote site in which he has unreliable dialup-speed internet access. His problem is that #2 does not cope well with photos, videos, or anything bigger than about 100K, all of which he frequently gets as email attachments. [more inside]
I have a CentOS server with a directory of some MP3s. What is the easiest way to have a radio stream setup so I can listen to them at work or on my phone? I looked at Shoutcast and it seems perfect, but I can't seem to figure out how to get it to randomly pick something from a directory of music instead of connecting to Winamp on a host machine.
My site crashed with a 500 - server error after accruing a 2GB+ error log filled with "unable to load dynamic library'. Help me figure out the cause. [more inside]
Mysterious, intermittent WordPress errors on GoDaddy. [more inside]
We monitor our systems with Nagios (via Opsview). How should I set WARNING and CRITICAL disk notifications on a server to make these notifications informative or productive? [more inside]
How much do you tip out the house? How about the kitchen? And in total to all support? [more inside]
Help me find a green hosting provider. I am a fan of what Slicehost offers, particularly their great priced virtualized servers, but I am looking for a certified carbon neutral provider. Any ideas?
I am woefully deficient at anything IT related, yet as a small business owner I need to get my ass in gear. Can you help me figure out how 2 computers in my office can access each others' Outlook? We aren't on a Microsoft exchange server (and I don't think I really understand what that is, if that helps to give you a better picture of how clueless I truly am). [more inside]
What are the steps involved in moving registered domains to another host? I'd like to move a number of domains from 1&1 to WebFaction so I can run Django apps easily. An extra wrinkle is that one of the domains needs to be assigned/given to another person who will do with it what they will. [more inside]
I'm trying to make my "main computer" my 2 year-old MacBook Pro instead of my home-built desktop. How can I best do this? Does anyone have any dock recommendations for that MacBook Pro? [more inside]
Looking for good system monitoring / task scheduling software to run on Windows for server monitoring as well as running custom scripts for keeping track application specific metrics. [more inside]
I use a CMS which needs domain.com/index.php/template/filename in order to work. I used to have an htaccess file which would make domain.com/template/filename work fine (ie, it would load the correct page even without the index.php there). Dreamhost recently upgraded its software and the htaccess file no longer works. Is there a solution for this problem? [more inside]
What kind of holiday tip/gift should I give a server I see regularly (once a week) and regularly tip 30%? [more inside]
I am looking for a a virtual server - sitting somewhere in the cloud that can hold around 150 GB of information. I am thinking of Box.net - does anyone know of something better? Thanks!
I want to have a fast capable NAS/file server/upnp device very similar to the QNAP TS-110 TurboNAS. I have an old 12" Powerbook G4 aluminum MAC OS x laptop. Would it be possible to install a barebones linux installation on the Powerbook to have access to many of the same features of the QNAP device? [more inside]
What kinds of cool things can I do with a Dedicated Server? [more inside]
After approximately 10 years of using the same equipment naming convention at work we're thinking about changing, I'm curious what other people have used. [more inside]
How can I access files from a fritzed Windows Home Server? [more inside]
I'm looking for a decent 4-bay (minimum) network server on the cheap. [more inside]
How do I setup a FTP-like service without having a website? [more inside]
Is there any documentation out there showing that sometimes (memory) corruption can occur when servers are left running for 6+ months? [more inside]
I need to buy a custom 1U server in or around Dallas. Tomorrow. [more inside]
Our office is losing hours of productivity a week due to networking decisions from head office. We'd like to price out a server to replace the dodgy technology that's been foisted on us. Not surprisingly, HQ gets kind of defensive if we use that language. Please help me cost out a server, and make it seem like it was their idea all along. [more inside]
How would the new Mac Mini server compare to a cheap shared hosting account? [more inside]
Switched ISPs and now not able to access my own websites which I host myself by TLD. [more inside]
Can anyone lend me a hand in designing my new home network computer setup? [more inside]
Researching options for all things website: hosting, domain name registration and DNS. Can you help me narrow it down? [more inside]
What is the lowest priced IP camera with optical zoom for use as webcam to display a mountain to the public?
What is the lowest priced IP camera with optical zoom for use as webcam to display a mountain to the public? [more inside]
LaCie 5Big NAS hacks/modifications/tricks? [more inside]
How do I sync two IMAP folders? I currently use Gmail for all my e-mail (personal & work). I currently have about 4,000+ messages archived in Gmail and I'll continue to add 300-500 per month. I also have a IMAP account with my webhost and I was wondering if there was any type of application or script that would connect to the Gmail IMAP servers and backup/sync all of my mail so I know that in addition to being in Gmail's cloud....it is also on my IMAP server in case something happens. Thoughts?
Can I triangulate someones location with a cell phone number? [more inside]
How can I create an RSS feed from a wordpress site that doesn't add new posts, only updates the SAME post every day? Please direct me to online tools I can utilize based on specifics below. [more inside]
Going crazy trying to figure out my HTPC/media server options from scratch. Yes, I've been reading other threads but I'm a unique snowflake so there's [more inside]
Webcam server for dummies? A bunch us folks on a street here want to set up a few webcams aimed at the street that everyone here can view. Is there a 'youtube' (or bambuser.com / qik.com) for webcams specifically? [more inside]
How can I put HP DL160s on slide rails in an IBM rack? [more inside]
A question for IT and telecoms boffins: Help me understand voicemail. Specifically, what would need to go wrong with a mobile phone company's voicemail server for it to randomly connect customers to the mailboxes of complete strangers? Is it more likely to be an isolated technical glitch, a systemic network security problem, intentional foul play, or something else?
I am looking for a (preferably Opensource / free) Learning Management System that will link up with LDAP / Windows Active Directory [more inside]
I need the best affordable solution for small business server/NAS with RAID. [more inside]
How do I go about finding out how many servers (as a function of number of users) I will need to host my web application?
I'm putting together a business model for my web application. As part of my expenditure, I need to estimate how many servers I need as a function of number of users. What's a good first step to finding this out? [more inside]
How can I backup my flickr account... but not to my desktop computer? [more inside]
Tool for WordPress not working properly. How can I fix this? [more inside]
What's the simplest way to create some space on a Linux server that can be mounted by Vista and Linux from anywhere with an internet connection? [more inside]
Server filter: How can I get Cruisecontrol and Tomcat on the same port? (Port 80?) [more inside]