RUNAS Command – Run control panel tasks with administrative rights

What is RUNAS? RUNAS command allows administrators to run a command, or an application under a different account’s privilege. Usually, the RUNAS command is used when a network operator or administrator need to do some admin tasks on a machine while an end user is logged in. The quickest way to do an admin task is to...

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure: New Solution for Enterprise Environments

What Is VDI – Virtual Desktop Infrastructure? VDI stands for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure phrase; it is the solution that allows the supply of working environment on the virtualization platform, it is going to help clients free working environment does not depend on the physical device, the VDI activities in the Server-Client model. The client will connect...

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Makes IT Easier

New role assigned and increasing demands placed have pressured IT departments to look for better ways to deploy IT in the data center. Hyperconvergence infrastructure is not only a method but also one of the fastest – growing ones today. Gartner expects hyperconverged market to reach $5 billion in 2019 and to become the leading category...

Policy-based Routing in Cisco Routers

As I said in my previous article, Policy-based Routing on Fortigate Firewall, I now publish this article about policy-based routing on Cisco routers. Normally, routing is based on destination network/host to route the traffic to next-hop router. In some cases, you will need to define a smaller set of rules, such as traffic originated from certain...

Socket Programming with C#

In this article, we will learn the basics of socket programming using C#. Secondly, we will create a small sample consisting of a server and a client which will communicate using TCP protocols. You can download the solution package for this example at the bottom of the post. About TCP/IP There are two types of communication protocol uses...

Force a remote machine to join domain

To join a machine to a domain, you could do it manually by logging on that local machine using local administrator account, and join it to a domain. Or, you can force it to join a domain remotely from your workstation, using NETDOM utility. There are three requirements that must be satisfied before using this method Remote...

Install vCenter Server 4.1 on Windows Server 2003

To efficiently manage VMWare vSphere hosts, you need to purchase and install VMWare vCenter Server 4.1. With vCenter Server, you can manage vSphere hosts at an enterprise level, such as implementing HA cluster, VMotion, Data Motion, or anything that an ideal VMWare cluster must have. In another words, VMWare vCenter Server is the central management...