Server Applications
Hyper-V Napp-it ZoL RAID-Z Test Config

ZFS on Linux in Hyper-V with napp-it Web Management

ZFS on Linux now has an easy web interface with napp-it. Turning your Windows 8.1 Hyper-V enabled desktop into a ZFS lab has never been easier


Install Minecraft on Hyper-V Ubuntu Start Minecraft

How to Install Minecraft Server on Windows 8 Hyper-V Ubuntu Server in 60s

A 60 second guide to install Minecraft server on Windows 8 Hyper-V and Ubuntu server. Also included is a bash script to automate deployment on other servers



Test Server Memory - Run Memtest86 Plus

How to Test Server or Workstation Memory Easily using Memtest86+

A guide to test server or workstation memory easily using Memtest86+. This guide should highlight how to start testing within 5 minutes.


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ASUS ASMB6 iKVM Remote Control - Remote KVM

Deep-Dive: ASUS ASMB6 iKVM Walk-through and Review

The ASUS ASMB6 iKVM WebGUI is a must-have feature with remote KVM-over-IP, remote power control features and sensor monitoring



pfsense enable firmware upload

Upgrade your pfsense appliance the easy way

How to upgrade your pfsense system easily both using the manual update method as well as the auto update method provided by the pfsense WebGUI.


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Win32 Disk Imager Raspbian Image Selection from Synology NAS

Win32 Disk Imager – Quickly Make Bootable USB Drives from img Files

Win32 Disk Imager is a great community product that allows one to quickly create bootable media from img files. Commonly the tool is used for pfsense, Raspbian, Ubuntu and others.



Copy pfsense image to hard drive - PhysGUI select the correct image

How to image pfsense onto a SSD for fast installation

How to install pfsense onto a SSD by writing an image directly to the SSD. This only takes a few seconds and is a quick way to install pfsense on a server


RemoteApp Configuration On Server for Putty

Putty on Windows RT Using a Microsoft Surface and RemoteApp

Recently we discussed how one can create a virtual machine for server admin with a Windows RT device. Sometimes though, you just need putty. Putty is perhaps one of the most used server admin tools by any Windows administrator....



Install Cloudera CDH4 Hadoop in Microsoft Windows 8 Hyper-V

Microsoft is pushing it’s own HDInsight server, and it has a lot of resources behind it. With that said, Cloudera is probably one of the best known Hadoop shops out there. Cloudera’s “free” platform is w...


Creating a iSCSI Target with VHD in Windows Server 2008 R2

After Microsoft released its free iSCSI target for Windows Server 2008 R2, we posted a guide on how to install the iSCSI target software on a server. The next logical step was to create a guide for creating a target. To simplif...