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Reverse DNS

What is Reverse DNS? Normal DNS (Domain Name Service) is used to translate a human readable URL/Domain Name into an address that is easier for a computer to understand – the IP address. As the name implies, Reverse DNS (RDNS) does the opposite – translating an IP address into a Domain Name. You may find […]

RAID – continued

The two RAID types – Hardware and Software What are these two RAID types and how do they affect my RAID set-up?  Besides the age-old arguments for and against both types, let us first take a look at each type and how it is put together. Hardware RAID Hardware raid, as the name implies, is built […]

RAID explained

What is RAID? RAID (redundant array of independent disks or redundant array of inexpensive disks) is a way of storing the same data on multiple hard disks to protect data in the case of a drive failure. However, not all RAID levels provide redundancy. Data is distributed across the drives in one of several ways, referred to as RAID […]
Email has become the normal communication corridor for most business. As a result, it has been targeted more and more by fraudsters. We are not talking mail scammers here or junk mail. No – we are talking about full-blown mail fraud involving big sums of money. The problem is that we tend to trust email […]
The 7.4 version of WHMCS comes with a lot of benefits that your clients will surely enjoy. WHMCS started out in 2005 as a platform that combined domain registration, support and billing, which quickly made it a favourite for many hosting resellers. Since then, this all-in-one client management platform continued to grow, adding more security, […]
A quick history of Spam…the 70’s In the early days of the internet, email was a safe and trusted messaging system. Sending an email to someone you did not know or have business with was almost unheard of. Email protocols were developed in a trusting environment and very little was written into the protocol as […]

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