Restoring a Corrupted Registry using Linux Live CD

By shankar

To run the following commands, you must either use a Boot CD that will give you read/write access to the Windows partition, or put your drive into a working system and run these commands on your Windows Partition from that system. Note that the Windows

Show Hidden Files&Folders, If disabled by virus

By shankar

Method 1:


Go to registry editor by running regedit in the run box.Go to this key: 


HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced

Favorite Folder on Windows Explorer

By shankar

Right Click the windows explorer going through Accossroies and select the shortcuts tab,


C:\windows\explorer.exe /n,/e,x:\favorute folder

SAP Logon INI File Installation on windows

By shankar

If we manually install the SAP 710,we need to configure the settings on by hand.
Step: 1
Before start doing changes, we need to copy the”SAPLOGON.ini” file to “c:\windows\” ,



1. Open the SAP logon to confirm that the environment variable was setup during installation.

Create a Vista password reset disk using a USB flash drive

By shankar

Creating a password reset disk Follow these steps to create a password reset disk:
1. Insert your USB flash drive and wait for it to initialize and receive a drive letter.

SAP 4.7 Installation Steps

By shankar

SAP4.7 Installation On Server 2003
SAP 4.7 INSTALLATION GUIDE
1. CREATE C PARTITION 6GB AND D PARTITION 70GB. INSTALL O.S SERVER.
SET SYSTEM YEAR TO 2011 OR Later
2. CREATE LOOP BACK ADAPTER. 

START→ SETTINGS→ CONTROL PANEL ADD OR REMOVE HARDWARE→ NEXT→ NEXT→ SELECT ADD ANEW DEVICE NEXT SELECT WANT TO SELECT THE HARDWARESELECT NETWORK ADAPTER SELECT MICROSOFT NEXT NEXT FINISH.


Don't display the last user who logged in

By shankar

Windows Vista is designed so that when you press Ctrl+Alt+Delete to log in, it will display the name of the user who logged in most recently. This can be a bit of a problem if multiple users share a common PC. They may forget to check to see who was logged in previously and key

Relocate your offline files

By shankar

When you use Vista's Offline Files feature, the offline file cache is automatically placed on your C: drive. But my laptop has two hard drives in it, and I wanted to configure Vista to place my offline files onto my secondary hard drive. I accomplished the task by following these steps:

Delay Windows Activation

By shankar

Typically, when an organization deploys Vista, it will create a master image, run SYSPREP, and deploy the image. But it might be a while between the time that SYSPREP is run and when Vista is actually deployed. Microsoft will allow you to extend the activation period by

Eliminate cached logons

By shankar

Windows is designed to allow users to log on using cached logins if no domain controller is available to authenticate the request. If you want to make sure that a login request is always authenticated by a domain controller, you could change the number of cached logons that

Change the name of the registered user

By shankar

When you install Windows, you're prompted to enter a username and a company name. But since it's fairly common for companies to merge, you may want to change the name of the company Windows is registered to by using this hack:

Increase the maximum number of downloads

By shankar

I'm constantly downloading files. Sometimes I need to download a lot of files, and Windows' limit on the number of files that can be downloaded simultaneously gets in the way. If you're in the same problem, you can tweak the registry so

Disable the Autorun on Windows

By shankar

Its a bit annoying to insert a CD and have Windows open it Internet Explorer and display a bunch of information. I would rather just be able to navigate through the disc's file system and go directly to what I need. Fortunately, it's easy to create a registry setting that disables Auto Play:

Quick HOWTO : IPTables in Linux

By Parthiban Ponnusamy

Features:
 1. Firewall for Linux
 2. Interface to Netfilter, which is loaded by the kernel

Squid Proxy Caching server Installation and Configuration in Linux

By Parthiban Ponnusamy

Below are the steps to setup the Squid Proxy Caching server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

1. Install Required Packages for Proxy Server:
   
    Install the  "squid-2.5.STABLE14-1.4E"  RPM packages on the server

Notes : Services Management in AIX (System Resource Controller)

By Parthiban Ponnusamy

srcmstr daemon controls all the other services or daemons in AIX.. 


lssrc -a              To list the status of all subsystems


lssrc -s nfsd        To list the status of the subsystem nfsd

Video Tutorial : How to Install Webmin in Fedora 10

By Parthiban Ponnusamy

Video Tutorial for Webmin installation in Linux..


Tips : Webmin in Linux

By Parthiban Ponnusamy

Webmin is a great to tool which provides GUI Web interface for all most all the tasks in Linux/Unix.


For more info,

Video Tutorial : Set up a secure virtual host in Apache Webserver

By Parthiban Ponnusamy

Hope this video tutorial is useful...


Video Tutorial : Install squid server on fedora

By Parthiban Ponnusamy

Hope this tutorial is useful...


Notes : Some Useful Notes for AIX Admins

By Parthiban Ponnusamy

To Check Maintenance level,
oslevel -s
instfix -i | grep ML


Check for disk mirroring,

Quick HOWTO : Device (Hardware) Management in AIX

By Parthiban Ponnusamy

A Quick HOWTO reference on AIX device management Commands.


Install devices for attached peripherals  cfgmgr –v

The above command scan for Hardware changes and

Quick HOWTO : AIX Software/Patch Management

By Parthiban Ponnusamy







Here is the quick HOWTO for AIX Software management..

Install Software  -  installp -a
Uninstall software - installp -u