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File permissions in Linux are one of those things that you either spend some time getting to grips with (and then never forget) or you end up having to double check against Google every time you need to change a file permission. Hopefully, this article will assist you in the former and help you avoid […]
The assortment of SSL certificates available may be confusing and could result in purchasing more (or less) than we need. Using a few questions, we can quickly arrive at a correct decision. Is your website for personal or business use? This hinges on what you want your website visitor to see. Is a valid HTTPS […]
Amazing! I am often quite amazed at the way some individuals and sometimes, even businesses can operate with an almost complete lack of some basic knowledge around the tools they use to make money. This is especially true in IT where many customers are not knowledgeable enough to challenge their service providers. Operating with blunt […]

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 […]

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