Servers

  • Windows Server 10 Technical Preview Review

    Windows Server 10 Technical Preview Review - YouTube thumbnailToday’s Topic: We demonstrate the new Windows Server 10 Technical Preview. To make a long story short it’s basically Server 2012 with a Start Button. You can download it here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-windows-server-vnext-technical-preview Today’s Review: Vivis Knight V3 13,000 mAh External Battery with built in SmartPhone Stand: http://www.amazon.com/Vivis-trade-Knight-V3-Smartphones/dp/B00LJCI53M Today’s Questions: “I have a job in IT and want ...
  • Dynamically Block IP Addresses on Windows Servers

    Dynamically Block IP Addresses on Windows Servers - YouTube thumbnailToday’s Topic: We discuss how to dynamically block IP Addresses on a Windows Server to prevent Brute Force Attacks from inside your network. We use CyberArms to demonstrate how IP Addresses can be automatically blocked if someone tries to attack a servers different services. You can find CyberArms here: http://cyberarms.net Today’s Review: We Review the ...
  • Build a Web Proxy Server

    Build a Web Proxy Server - YouTube thumbnailContinue the Conversation at http://www.GeekBrainDump.com Today’s Topic: Web Proxy Servers allow you to to bypass web filters and be able to access content that you could not otherwise. It is also an easy way to protect your privacy from website data collection, but if you use a Public Web proxy you ...
  • Introduction to CDN (Content Delivery Networks)

    Introduction to CDN   Content Delivery Networks - YouTube thumbnailContinue the Conversation at http://www.GeekBrainDump.com Today’s Topic: We discuss what CDN’s are and why they may or may not be useful to you. Generally speaking they are easier to setup than most people think, but also less useful. The big warning is to be careful of how you pay for bandwidth usage ...
  • SendGrid for SMTP Relay

    SendGrid for SMTP Relay - YouTube thumbnailContinue the Conversation at http://www.GeekBrainDump.com Today’s Topic: We demonstrate SendGrid and explain why you would use it for SMTP Relay for your servers or web apps. With SendGrids infrastructure you can get nuanced metrics of your email recipients similar to what you can see for your website. Additionally SendGrid ...
  • Introduction to SMTP Relay for Servers

    Introduction to SMTP Relay for Servers - YouTube thumbnailContinue the Conversation at http://www.GeekBrainDump.com Today’s Topic: We discuss what SMTP Relay is and why it’s an important tool if you are going to be running servers that need to send emails. SMTP Relays allow you to easily send email from your server without worrying about Spam Blacklists or blocked ports. Today’s ...
  • Trayless Hot Swap Hard Drive Rack from Icy Dock

    Trayless Hot Swap Hard Drive Rack from Icy Dock - YouTube thumbnailToday’s Topic: We demo the Trayless Hot Swap Hard Drive Rack from Icy Dockand explain why such a thing is an awesome tool for data recovery operations, and for when you want to terse out multiple operating systems on one desktop computer. You can find more information on the rack here: http://www.icydock.com/goods.php?id=169 And ...
  • Introduction to Internet DNS

    Introduction to Internet DNS - YouTube thumbnailToday’s Topic: We discuss how to configure DNS for your website and web services. Today’s Review: We demo BoomPhones Pocket Pocket Speaker: http://www.BoomPhones.com Email Questions to: FAQ@GeekBrainDump.com ********************* Tech Questions??? ******************** Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to get your tech questions answered: http://goo.gl/75thj7 *************** Please Visit our Sponsors!!! *************** Any Protect online Backup ...
  • 1and1.com Dedicated Servers Review (I Left Because Their Support Sucks)

    1and1.com Dedicated Servers Review (I Left Because Their Support Sucks) - YouTube thumbnailToday’s Topic: We talk about the migration of EliTheComputerGuy.com off of a 1and1.com’s dedicated server because support was so poor. ********************* Tech Questions??? ******************** Spiceworks Community of IT professionals is the place to get your tech questions answered: http://goo.gl/75thj7 *************** Please Visit our Sponsors!!! *************** TotalSem – A+, Net+, Security+ Books and ...
  • QNAP TurboNAS TS-470 Hands on Review – Daily Blob – Feb 4, 2014

    QNAP TurboNAS TS-470 Hands on Review – Daily Blob – Feb 4, 2014 - YouTube thumbnailToday’s Topic: We review the QNAP TurboNAS TS-470 which is a powerful and easy to use server for Small Business Environments. For more information on it: http://goo.gl/aK8TpK Today’s Review: Jumper Card -“Jumper Cables for Your Phone”: http://goo.gl/lSeFwc *************** Please Visit our Sponsors!!! *************** Nerds We Can Fix That – Start Your Own ...
  • Introduction to DNS (Domain Name Services)

    Introduction to DNS (Domain Name Services) - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: March 13, 2013 Length of Class: 19:17 Tracks Servers Networking Prerequisites Introduction to Networking Purpose of Class This class teaches students the basic concepts for network DNS (Domain Name Services). Class Notes DNS is the Server Service that Maps Hostnames/ Domain Names to IP Addresses DNS and DHCP are different services that are generally ...
  • Introduction to DHCP

    Introduction to DHCP - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: March 11, 2013 Length of Class: 21:35 Tracks Servers Networking Prerequisites Basic understanding of TCP /IP TCP/IP and Subnet Masking Purpose of Class This class teaches students what DCHP is and the core concepts of Dynamic Host Control Protocol. Class Notes DHCP stands for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol DHCP is a Server Service Separate from DNS Can ...
  • Setting Up Port Forwarding

    Setting Up Port Forwarding - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: February 1, 2013 Length of Class: 16:29 Tracks Servers Networking Prerequisites Understand TCP/IP and Networking Purpose of Class This class shows students how to setup Port Forwarding on a Small Business Router and explains why Port Forwarding is important. Class Notes All networking protocols use specific pots. HTTP uses Port 80. FTP ...
  • Episode #341: Introduction to Using Squid Web Proxy Server

    Episode #341: Introduction to Using Squid Web Proxy Server - YouTube thumbnailDescription: In this class Eli the Computer Guy shows you why Web Proxy Servers are useful, and how to setup a new SQUID Proxy Server. He discusses the different uses of Web Proxy Servers, and demonstrates the basic steps to set one up, and have a Windows PC connect to ...
  • Episode #338: Introduction to FreeNAS

    Episode #338: Introduction to FreeNAS - YouTube thumbnailDownload FreeNAS at: http://www.freenas.org/ In this episode Eli the Computer Guy introduces you to FreeNAS, an Open Source Enterprise Grade Network Attached Storage Operating System. FreeNAS is good to use as a low cost File Server, or for storage for Type 1 Hypervisors or other enterprise class storage requirements. Notes: FreeNAS is ...
  • Episode #324: Choosing Server Hardware

    Episode #324: Choosing Server Hardware - YouTube thumbnailIn this episode Eli the Computer Guy talks abut the different types of hardware you can use to build your server. He demonstrates 1U and 4U rack mounted servers, ITX based server hardware, enterprise class hardware and even why a standard laptop may make for a very good server.
  • SMTP Relay, Port Forwarding, Dynamic DNS and Other Network Requiremets for Running Your Own Server

    SMTP Relay, Port Forwarding, Dynamic DNS and Other Network Requiremets for Running Your Own Server - YouTube thumbnailIn this Daily Blob Eli the Computer Guy discusses the networking requirements for running a server out of your home or office. He talks about: finding your external IP address, internet speed, latency, static and dynamic IP addresses, dynamic DNS, MX records and SMTP relays.
  • Deciding Where to House Your Server – August 23 2012

    Deciding Where to House Your Server – August 23 2012 - YouTube thumbnailDeciding Where to House Your Server August 23 2012 Speak for Your AUDIENCE Confidence Breeds Confidence Beware the Crab Pot! Podbean.com Hosted Podcasts… Not Working… GarageBand on iMac works GREAT Market Fluctuation Public Education Strikes Again!!! Eli Weigh In 193.6 193.6 / 194.6 / 175… 1 Pound Since Yesterday… Meeting with a VC on Monday… ???…???…???… If They Can Do It So Can You!!! You ...
  • Introduction to SNMP – Simple Network Management Protocol

    Introduction to SNMP – Simple Network Management Protocol - YouTube thumbnailIntroduction to SNMP - Simple Network Management Protocol
  • Install Windows Server 2008

    Install Windows Server 2008 - YouTube thumbnailInstall Windows Server 2008
  • Using Synchronization Software to Easily Move Files and Folders

    Using Synchronization Software to Easily Move Files and Folders - YouTube thumbnailUsing Synchronization Software to Easily Move Files and Folders
  • Creating a Windows FTP Server with FileZilla Server

    Creating a Windows FTP Server with FileZilla Server - YouTube thumbnailCreating a Windows FTP Server with FileZilla Server
  • Understanding Server Licensing

    Understanding Server Licensing - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: March 24, 2010 Length of Class: 42 Minutes Tracks Servers Prerequisites None Purpose of Class This class explains the basics of licensing for servers and the common pitfalls that are run into Topics Covered Open Source Server Licenses Access Licenses Overview of Microsoft Licensing The Problems with Piracy Class Notes Open Source Open Source does not mean free!!! Free Speech ...
  • Introduction to Servers

    Introduction to Servers - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: March 23, 2010 Length of Class: 52 Minutes Tracks Servers Prerequisites None Purpose of Class Discusses what servers are and misconceptions about them. Topics Covered Definition of a Server Server Operating Systems Server Hardware Server Functions Class Notes Defining a Server A server provides services to other computers on a network. A server can be an expensive ...
  • Introduction to File Sharing

    Introduction to File Sharing - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: March 30, 2010 Length of Class: 43 Minutes Tracks Servers Prerequisites None Purpose of Class This class explains the different ways files can be shared within an organization. Topics Covered Standard Permissions Technology of File Sharing Sharing Files Using Web Services Sharing Files in a Workgroup Sharing Files in a Domain Pros and Cons of Ways to ...
  • Introduction to Windows Workgroups

    Introduction to Windows Workgroups - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: April 1, 2010 Length of Class: 37 Minutes Tracks Servers Prerequisites Introduction to Servers Introduction to File Sharing Purpose of Class This class explains the use of workgroups and considerations that should be taken for deploying them in the real world. Topics Covered Definition of a Workgroup Why Workgroups are Useful Requirements to Setup a ...
  • Understanding Windows Server Editions

    Understanding Windows Server Editions - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: April 8, 2010 Length of Class: 30 Minutes Tracks Servers Prerequisites Introduction to Servers Understanding Licensing for Servers Purpose of Class This class explains the arcane world of Windows Server Editions. Picking the right server Windows Operating System is not as easy as it used to be. Topics Covered Web Edition Foundation Edition Small Business ...
  • Sharing Files with Web Services

    Sharing Files with Web Services - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: April 9, 2010 Length of Class: 24 Minutes Tracks Servers Prerequisites None Purpose of Class This class demonstrates the abilities of current Web Services that allow members of an organization to easily share files. Topics Covered Why you should consider using Web Services to Share Files Demonstration of DropBox file sharing service Class Notes Introduction Most ...
  • Introduction to Domains

    Introduction to Domains - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: April 2, 2010 Length of Class: 47 Minutes Tracks Servers Prerequisites Introduction to Servers Purpose of Class This class explains the benefits of using a domain structured network. Topics Covered What Domains Are Basic Concepts for Domains How Domains are Created Domain Controllers Trusts and using Multiple Domains Class Notes Introduction Domains provide an easier way for Administrators to ...
  • Hacking DNS

    Hacking DNS - YouTube thumbnailInfo Level: Intermediate Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: November 1, 2010 Length of Class: 45 Minutes Tracks Hacking Computer Security /Integrity Prerequisites Knowledge of TCP/IP and Domain Name Resolution Purpose of Class This class teaches students how use DNS to redirect computer or network users to alternate websites or servers for security or malicious purposes. Topics Covered How DNS Works Editing the ...


















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