Networking

Setup or Migrate Bind Name Server Role on CentOS 6.8

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Scenario: You have a External Name Server configured on older and physical Linux box which you would like to migrate to CentOS host in a virtualized environment. The older Linux box running on Ubuntu 6.06 + BIND 9.3.2-P2.1.  You want to migrate it to a virtual machine running CentOS 6.8 + BIND 9.8.2rc1-RedHat-9.8.2-0.47.rc1.el6. OS and Postfix Version details of existing server: root@NSHost1:~# lsb_release -aNo LSB modules are available.Distributor ID: UbuntuDescription:    Ubuntu 6.06.2 LTSRelease:        6.06Codename:       dapperroot@NSHost1:~# root@NSHost1:~# named -vBIND 9.3.2-P2.1root@NSHost1:~# OS and Postfix Version details of new server: [root@DNSVM01 ~]# cat /etc/centos-releaseCentOS release 6.8 (Final)[root@DNSVM01 ~]# [root@DNSVM01 ~]# named -vBIND 9.8.2rc1-RedHat-9.8.2-0.47.rc1.el6[root@DNSVM01 […]

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Disabling Network Location Discovery stops Windows Systems from Pinging

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Scenario: To Turn off the Network Location wizard for users, you make below changes to the Network Sharing Settings since then your Windows Systems become not responsive to the Ping command. However, RDP and C$ Drive access still works fine. Enables “Turn off file and printer sharing” for Domain (current profile)   Solution: To let your Windows systems to be again responsive to ping commands, you need to enable “Turn on file and printer sharing” for Domain (current profile). Further, to disable the Network Location wizard for users you may need to implement the below registry fixes: Create below registry […]

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Migrating WordPress Hosting from GoDaddy to BlueHost

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Requirement: You can easily and inexpensively get started with Basic Managed WordPress hosting from GoDaddy. However, when it comes to the Renewal of the Hosting service you are left with only choice of paying minimum of USD. $4.99/month on one year renewal. GoDaddy has discontinued its famous discount codes on all of the Renewals. To save yourself in later year of hosting you may require to chose an alternate hosting provider. BlueHost has been one of the best and recommended hosting provider for WordPress hosting. They offer Basic WordPress USD. $2.95. So, once you purchase WordPress hosting you require to […]