Windows server

From my mailbag:

I turn off the PC at home or the office once in a while. Now, I’ve server at colocation center. Do we need to run server 24/7? I do reboot the server once a month. Is it advisable to completely power off a server once in a while instead of 24/7 running?


Linux captures the ‘green’ flag, beats Windows 2008 power-saving measures Independent tests show that Red Hat Linux pulls as much as 12% less power than Windows 2008 on identical hardware.


Five useful command-line tools built into Windows for finding out if system has been hacked / cracked or not.


Describes how to setup iSCSI under Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 2003 server using Microsoft iSCSI Software Initiator.


Microsoft has announced Open Source Interoperability Initiative. From the announcement press release : The Open Source Interoperability Initiative exists to foster more open engagement between Microsoft and open source communities. It will encompass a broad range of facilities, events, and resources supporting interoperability, including labs, plug fests, technical content and opportunities for ongoing cooperative development. […]


FastCGI is a language independent, scalable, open extension to CGI that provides high performance without the limitations of server specific APIs. I’m very big fan of FastCGI. Almost all my Apache / Lighttpd servers are powered by php FastCGI. Today Microsoft announced the official release of their FastCGI extension for IIS server version 5.1 and […]


Does any one know if the Evolution will work with Microsoft Exchange Server 2007? I’ve client and she needs to connect to corporate Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. The problem is – connectivity doesn’t work. If anyone has any information or workaround please comment back. Update 31/Dec/2007: Rocky pointed me to a thread about MAPI based […]