A firewall provides effective protection against viruses and other malware that attempts to infect your computer. However, it needs to be properly configured to do so. In the following article, you will learn how to do this, how a firewall works, and what its limitations are.
Virtualising is becoming more and more important: Its basic concept is that one imposes a virtual, abstract system onto an actual real system. Both software and hardware can be depicted in this way. In order to create a connection between the actual and the virtual system, one requires an additional layer – the hypervisor.
FTP servers are suitable solutions if you want to make files available for download or offer multiple users a platform for storing and accessing data. The practical server-client technology also plays an important role in the maintenance of web presences. This tutorial explains how to install and set up your own Debian FTP server.
Regardless of whether it’s a desktop layout, wallpaper, or individual settings – each user has their own ideas when it comes to the design of their system surface. For this reason, it’s practical for state-of-the-art operating systems to provide the option of logging in with different accounts at system start. In Windows 10 you can also add new users in order to simplify shared use of the device. ...
Remote direct memory access technology makes it possible to transfer data at maximum speed, very low latency and without burdening the CPU. The RDMA transfer process does not utilise a computer’s processor nor its operating system, which results in a data transfer that is considerably quicker. Find out how it works in this article.
There may be different reasons why applications or files won’t open in Windows when the error code “0x80070005” is displayed. Possible causes include errors in the file system or the registry database, as well as issues with rights management. But how exactly do these errors occur and how can the 0x80070005 error be fixed?
Microsoft regularly provides its users with the latest features and security improvements via the Update Centre. What’s more, the update packages also remove known errors and issues. But the update process doesn’t always go without a hitch: For instance, error 0x80070bc2 occurs when an update fails to install. We reveal how you can fix this problem.
Windows update errors can often be especially tricky. For instance, if the 0x8024200d error occurs while installing a new patch, even a restart won’t usually help. However, since continuous updates to Windows are vital for stability and security, you may have to fix this problem yourself if necessary.
When you want to create backups of important files or copy data to another device, external storage devices like USB sticks continue to be the best solution. But what if some files are only stored on the data medium and the USB drive is not recognised? We point out the most common causes for a “USB device not recognised” message and present the best solutions for Windows and Mac.
Windows errors are assigned various codes and their meaning is often unclear to many users. For instance, the text displayed for error code “0xc0000005” says that a program launch or an access attempt has failed. But why the issue occurred or how it can be fixed is left unexplained. We reveal what’s behind the “0xc0000005” error and how you can resolve it.
IONOS Server Guide: professional tips on configuration and administration
Servers are what make up the physical basis of the internet. Setting up your own professional site, putting products online for sale, or connecting multiple company locations with one another: all of these tasks require the support of high-performance computers. And it doesn’t matter if you purchase hardware resources for your own data center or opt for the flexibility of cloud services: operating a server comes with the challenge of independently configuring and administering hardware components. But don’t worry, there’s a lot of support out there for these tasks. In the Server Guide of IONOS’s Digital Guide series, you’ll find regular articles, news, and tutorials on how to operate this indispensable component of today’s IT infrastructure.
Server information for businesses, developers, and tech hobbyists
Packed with practical tips, our guide covers a wide spectrum of topics primarily aimed at mid-sized companies, freelance developers, and tech hobbyists. While some articles, like ‘What is a server?’ or ‘DNS – name resolution online’ cater more to beginners, experts are by no means left hanging; there’s a wide range of detailed texts and tutorials on important tasks like choosing the best operating system, filling security gaps, or getting the best possible performance out of your software and hardware.
What you can expect in the IONOS Server Guide
If you take a look, you’ll notice our guide is divided into four different subcategories, each covering a different topic. The ‘KnowHow’ area sets out to familiarise beginners with the basics of operating a server. Details on different server types and how to use them are also laid out here. Tips and tricks on managing server software is found under the keyword, ‘Configuration’. The category, ‘Security’ is all about dealing with potential problems server operators may encounter from online threats. Conventional methods of attack, like viruses, worms, and Trojans, and what you can do to combat them are explained here. And the category, ‘Tools’, provides useful guidance on what resources can help make administering your server a more manageable task.