Default port for MS SQL Server
Port / March 29, 2015

Default port for MS SQL Server

Configuration of SQL Server on Linux with mssql-conf As per Microsoft documentation, mssql-conf is a configuration script that installs with SQL Server vNext CTP 1.2 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, and Ubuntu. We can use this utility to set the following parameters: TCP port: Change the port where SQL Server will listen for connections…

RDP Forwarding
Rdp / November 12, 2016

RDP Forwarding

Hello all! This is my first time posting here so please be gentle:) We are running into an odd issue with port forwarding that I am going to try to describe clearly. If I leave anything out, please feel free to ask for more info. We have many Mikrotiks all over the US deployed as gateway routers. At many of these locations we have internal resources that need accessed…

RDP Internet
Rdp / March 9, 2017

RDP Internet

Not only did Democratic Party presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton run her own email server while at the State Department: someone, presumably her friendly local sysadmin, decided it needed remote desktop protocol (RDP) and desktop sharing code virtual network computing (VNC) exposed to the Internet. The folks at Associated Press were alerted to the situation by a…

Test Remote SQL connectivity
Connection / November 30, 2015

Test Remote SQL connectivity

Often you ll find yourself logged into a web or application server and need to simply test that you can get to the SQL server you ve unsuccessfully been trying to point your app at. Luckily there is a nifty trick built into Windows that allows you to save the day without having to install anything on your box – and it works on both client and server operating systems…

How to Control another computer through Internet?
Computer / March 20, 2016

How to Control another computer through Internet?

Imagine that you are at work and want to check something on your home computer, or that you are on a business trip and forgot and important document on your office PC, or that you are actually at work (or home) and want to be able to see or control another computer that is located on another floor (or room). There are several software products and services that let…

Remote Connect to PC over Internet
Connection / September 16, 2016

Remote Connect to PC over Internet

You can establish remote control sessions directly within your local area network (LAN) by using IP addresses or computer host names. By default this feature is deactivated because some software firewalls may not allow it. If you would like to receive a connection from another computer over your LAN, you need to enable this feature on your computer first: 1. Go into…

RDP Server Port
Rdp / December 27, 2016

RDP Server Port

Introduction In this How-To, we will walk you through changing the RDP Port in Windows Server 2012. Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a protocol that allows you to connect and control another computer via an existing network making it a remote connection. By default, Windows has assigned port 3389 as the default port to connect. To enable RDP on your Windows Server…

How to Access Linux server Remote?
Linux / December 12, 2016

How to Access Linux server Remote?

To use the Remote System Explorer communications server daemon you need to install Perl. Using the daemon helps eliminate some of the manual steps when you connect to the server. You can start the RSE communications server with the server daemon, or manually. Before starting the server, make sure the Java command is in your path, you can do this by running the following…

SQL Server Management Studio port Number
Port / June 13, 2017

SQL Server Management Studio port Number

There are plenty of tutorials out there that explain how to configure an MS SQL Server alias. However, since none of them worked for me, I wrote this post so I ll be able to look it up in the future. Here s what finally got it working for me. My Use Case In my development team at work, some of our local database instances have different names. Manually adapting the…

Access computer with IP address
Address / May 17, 2017

Access computer with IP address

Many readers of our website are contacting us for help on *allegedly* hacked IP address, and remedies for getting it back. One of the user is telling us his IP address used to be 64.3.x.y in Dallas and now it s 67.72.x.y located in Utah (per ip lookup); and hence his IP address is stolen, and his computer is running very slow and acting abnormal. For a non-computer…

SQL Server 2012 Browser
Server / April 24, 2014

SQL Server 2012 Browser

This documentation is archived and is not being maintained. In this topic, you will learn how to start and stop the SQL Server Browser service. By default, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition (SQL Server Express) does not set the SQL Server Browser service to start automatically. On the Start menu, right-click My Computer, and then click Manage. In Computer…

How to Access Server From client?
Server / March 30, 2017

How to Access Server From client?

Applies to: Exchange Server 2016 Overview of the Client Access services on Mailbox servers in Exchange 2016 In Exchange Server 2016, the Client Access services on Mailbox servers provide authentication and proxy services for internal and external client connections. The Client Access services are stateless, so data isn t queued or stored in them. In Exchange 2016…