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Installing Chrome/Firefox on a New Windows Server, the Easy Way

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Windows Server comes with default “Enhanced Security Configuration” protections for Internet Explorer that block websites that aren’t trusted. The problem? This blocks you from installing a proper browser like Chrome and getting on with the rest of your job.

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Source: https://www.cloudsavvyit.com/10445/installing-chrome-firefox-on-a-new-windows-server-the-easy-way/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Anthony Heddings

Chinese hackers are leveraging flaws in Microsoft Exchange Server to steal emails

Security researchers reported at least 30,000 organizations across the US have been hacked over the past few days by an unusually aggressive Chinese cyber-espionage unit focused on stealing email. The researchers say that many of the organizations targeted in the act include small businesses, cities, and local governments. The group of hackers is exploiting four newly-discovered flaws in Microsoft Exchange … Continue reading

Source: https://www.slashgear.com/chinese-hackers-are-leveraging-flaws-in-microsoft-exchange-server-to-steal-emails-08662578/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Satsuki Then

Everything You Need to Set Up a Plex Server

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A Plex Media Server makes it easy to stream or share your movie and music collection the same way that you stream Netflix or Hulu. No hassle, no fuss, just dump all your media in the server and stream it to any device. But setting up a Plex server is easier said than done, especially when there are so many different devices that can function as a Plex server.

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Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/70552/everything-you-need-to-set-up-a-plex-server/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Andrew Heinzman

How to Install and Use Composer, PHP’s Dependency Manager

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Composer is the PHP community’s go-to dependency manager. It simplifies installing, updating and using third-party packages. Packages can be hosted by public and private repositories, with most popular projects publishing to Packagist.

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Source: https://www.cloudsavvyit.com/9125/how-to-install-and-use-composer-phps-dependency-manager/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: James Walker

Plex versus Kodi: Which Is Better for Home Streaming?

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Plex and Kodi are competing streaming media centers that people use to enjoy their collection of movies, TV shows, pictures, and music. While they both offer the same core functionality, the features they offer vary wildly, so we figured we’d take a look at both to see what makes them tick and which one is the best.

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Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/66151/plex-versus-kodi-which-is-better-for-home-streaming/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Suzanne Humphries

Securing a New Windows Server

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When working with a new Windows Server,  securing it against attackers is one of the first things you will want to do. A default Windows Server configuration is not inherently locked down and leaves important protection open and accessible to hackers. Let’s take a look at how we can secure our web server!

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Source: https://www.cloudsavvyit.com/3076/securing-a-new-windows-server/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Mike Sherman

How to Migrate a Linux Server To New Hardware

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Whether you’re upgrading to more powerful servers, moving to new regions, or adding new instances, migrating a Linux server can be made easier by implementing the proper strategies and knowing the right commands. We’ll discuss how to move your server to a new machine with minimal hassle.

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Source: https://www.cloudsavvyit.com/7664/how-to-migrate-a-linux-server-to-new-hardware/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Anthony Heddings

How to Share USB and Network Devices in VirtualBox

virtual-box-share-devices.jpg VirtualBox is a popular virtualization tool that lets you install and test virtual computer systems on a host operating system. With VirtualBox, users have the ability to use a fully-functional system, running the operating system of their choice without having to do the setup on different hardware. However, sharing USB and network devices between the host and guest machine is not as straightforward as it should be. Follow the steps below to share USB devices between the host and guest machine in VirtualBox. Related: How to Install Windows in VirtualBox in Linux Share USB Devices Between a Host Machine… Read more13979955.gif

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The Article Was Written/Published By: William Elcock

Switching From AWS to Google Cloud Platform? Here’s What You Need To Know

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If your organization is moving from AWS to Google Cloud Platform, or you simply want to learn how to use an alternate cloud provider, GCP is pretty similar to AWS, and easy to pick up. We’ll discuss the differences and similarities.

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Source: https://www.cloudsavvyit.com/4683/switching-from-aws-to-google-cloud-platform-heres-what-you-need-to-know/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Anthony Heddings

Exporting and Importing MSSQL Databases over a Network Share

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When working with MSSQL databases, you may find that you need to export databases over a network share directly from the SQL Server Management Studio (SMSS) interface. While SMSS doesn’t contain this function natively, we are going to show you a work around!

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Source: https://www.cloudsavvyit.com/2072/exporting-and-importing-mssql-databases-over-a-network-share/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Mike Sherman

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