How to Check the name servers (DNS) of the Websites or Blogs in Internet ?

There is easy way to trace the name servers (DNS) for the websites or blog on internet. One alternate way is by performing whois lookup from the famous Whois Lookup, DNS Lookup and Reverse Whois Lookup site that available in internet which are www.domaintools.com.

1. Go to http://www.domaintools.com/

whois

2. Enter your domain name. Eg. www.ehowstuff.com
3. Then proceed to click “search for Domain”
4. It will redirected you to the page “Whois Record For EHowStuff.com”

How to Turn On Remote Desktop on Windows XP

This article will guides you on how to configure the Remote Desktop feature in Windows XP. This feature allows remote control of your Windows XP computer from another comouter that also running Windows operating system. To enable remote desktop feature, please follow below steps:

1. Right-click on “My Computer” and select Properties.
2. Click on the “Remote” tab.
3. Under “Remote Desktop”, please check the box labeled “Allow users to connect remotely to this computer”.
4. Click OK.
5. Please also make sure that the Remote Desktop is not being blocked by the Windows Firewall. You may turn off the windows firewall features but is not recommended. Another alternative is just by pass the remote desktop port which normally running on port 3389.
remote desktop

How to Change The Default Route or Gateway on Solaris

In this post, i will show you on how to change the default gateway of the Solaris server. The configuration will take effect immediately without rebooting and also will apply after the next reboot. This is the most preferable plan since it will avoid any network interruption.

Steps :
1. Edit /etc/defaultrouter
-This configuration will apply after next reboot.

[root@SolarisServer ~]# vi /etc/defaultrouter
192.168.2.1

Proceed to change the ip to your preferred/new ip address of your gateway and save.

2. Run the following command to delete and add the default route.
-This will apply the configuration with immediate effect. Assume that the existing gateway 192.168.1.1 will be change to 172.19.1.1.

[root@SolarisServer ~]# route delete default 172.19.1.1
[root@SolarisServer ~]# route add default 172.19.1.1

How to Change the Hostname on CentOS 5.5 Server

In this post, i will show you how to change the hostname on linux CentOS 5.5. Reboot is required for both steps.

Option 1. Change Hostname using command shell:

    [root@server ~]# vi /etc/sysconfig/network
    NETWORKING=yes
    NETWORKING_IPV6=no
    HOSTNAME=server.intranet.local
    

Change the HOSTNAME=your_preferred_hostname

Option 2. Change Hostname using GUI
Type Setup as below and Press Enter

    [root@server ~]# setup
    

Select Network Configuration –> Edit DNS Configuration –> Hostname