Port forwarding allows computers over the Internet to connect to a specific computer or service within a private network. It’s basically making your computer accessible over the Internet, even though you’re behind a router. For example, let’s say a friend of yours at their home wants to remotely control your computer at your home using … Read more What is Port Forwarding
Syslog is a standardized way of producing log information. This is really popular in Linux computers or UNIX computers, while Windows does a similar thing with the Event Log. Pretty much all routers, switches, firewalls, wireless controllers, and all sorts of other devices out there can produce syslog data. As your network grows you’ll find … Read more What is syslog
SMTP is similar to a mailman. The mailman picks up the mail from your mailbox at your home, finds the correct route and then delivers it to the destination mailbox.
Learn the main differences between the two email protocols commonly used today, POP3 and IMAP.
Protecting your PC is something you should definitely prioritize. Fortunately, your Windows 10 PC is already partially protected with its built-in Windows Defender. Microsoft gave its pre-installed antivirus a massive upgrade in 2018, which added a sandbox mode to Windows Defender, effectively making it both an antivirus and an anti-malware software. As a result, your … Read more Securing Your PC: How to Choose an Antivirus Software For Windows 10
This article is about a series of network troubleshooting tools that you can use in command prompt to troubleshoot and gather information about your network. We’re going to go over four commands: “ipconfig”, “nslookup”, “ping”, and “tracert”. ipconfig The “ipconfig” displays the current information about your network such as your your IP and MAC address, … Read more Network Troubleshooting using PING, TRACERT, IPCONFIG, NSLOOKUP commands
If you work with computers, or hang around computers long enough, you might come across this term “kernel”. In this article we will see what the kernel is, why is it important and where did it come from. Thing that most people forget is all that computers are doing is following instructions, repeating one instruction … Read more What is a Kernel
HTTP stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol and this is probably the most widely used protocol in the world today. HTTP is the protocol that is used for viewing web pages on the Internet. When you type in a web address, like google.com, you’ll notice that HTTP is automatically added at the beginning of the web … Read more HTTP, HTTPS, SSL and TLS Explained
Breaking out your new PC is one of the most exciting feelings in the world. You unwrap the plastic, plug in the charger, and power on to a faster, more seamless Windows experience. After you enjoy the thrill of the unboxing, it’s time to get your new setup configured. If you want to get the … Read more 6 Things You Must Do When You Get a New PC