Updates: December 2001

December 31, 2001
I want to wish everybody a Happy New Years on this New Years Eve.  2001 has been a crazy year, showing both the good and evil side of humanity.  Take care of yourselves.

December 30, 2001
I added some stuff to the Terminal Services Server and Client articles to show to change the default port number of 3389 to something of your own choosing.

I also added some info on how to password protect the Terminal Services Advanced Client login webpage. There is also a new diagram (actually, a modification of an old diagram) in our Diagramssection. December 29, 2001
Microsoft has a new IIS lockdown tool to keep your server safe.  It's a good idea to make sure your server is a secure as possible.  Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.0 Lockdown Tool

December 28, 2001
Today we have the long awaited review of the Shuttle SV24 Mini Barebones System.  We test it with the new VIA C3 @ 933 Mhz CPU.  This combo makes for a great home webserver.  Check it out!

December 27, 2001
Looking for a way to remote control your server?  Well, if you have any of the server versions of Windows, you can use Terminal Services.  We now have 3 Step-by-Step guides to show ya how to get everything all configured and all.  :)  Here ya'll go:

December 26, 2001
First I would like to wish everybody a belated Merry Christmas.  I hope you had a great time celebrating this holiday season with your family and friends.  I sure did.  Wow, it's been a while since I've updated this front page.  School has been pretty busy.  Most of my days are spend in the lab working on my project.  I'm still around so don't you worry.

I have a new Step-by-Step article ready for you guys.  It's called: Creating a Mixed Static/Dynamic LAN IP Network.  This article shows you how to have your server use a static IP number while the rest of your network uses dynamically assigned IP numbers.  Many of you already have this setup, but I thought it would be good to get this concept down on paper, so to speak.