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How to Connect to a VPS on Windows 10 (Windows/Linux VPS)

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Wondering how to connect to a Windows VPS or Linux VPS on your Windows 10 PC? Follow the simple guide below to get started. How to Connect to a Windows VPS Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) Navigate to the Start menu and search for “remote desktop.” You should find it on your PC. Enter the […]

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OpenSSL Client for Windows: Win32 OpenSSL Debugging Tool

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We came across this great little tool, and wanted to share in case anyone can use the info. Shining Light OpenSSL client for Windows is a command line OpenSSL utility, implementing the full OpenSSL software for testing and debugging SSL connection issues on Windows systems. Download the OpenSSL client, free, here: https://slproweb.com/products/Win32OpenSSL.html After running the installer, […]

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How to Flush DNS Cache on Windows Server / Windows 10

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It’s simple to flush the DNS cache on Windows or Windows Server. This will reset the server’s cached DNS lookups, so domain name lookups will be re-tried the next time they are made. How to Reset the DNS Cache in Windows 1. Open Command Prompt. 2. Run the command: ipconfig /flushdns That’s it. The DNS cache […]

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Cloud Backup: Setup Guide for VPS and Dedicated Servers

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In this guide we will quickly setup Cloud Backup for a VM or dedicated server. Order Cloud Backup Select a backup plan from: https://www.solvps.com/cloud-backup/ The order process requires a few options to be configured: How many VMs to back up: Choose the number of VPS to provide a Cloud Backup backup license for. You can manage multiple VMs and […]

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How to use Web RDP in our Control Panel

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Our Secure Client Panel provides a built-in Web Remote Desktop (RDP) feature. Web RDP acts as a remote server console, where you can view the server desktop even if network connectivity is interrupted, or if the server is booting up. Read on for a walkthrough of the process to connect to your remote Windows server or […]

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How to use RDP (Remote Desktop) on Windows 10

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If you are using Windows 10, the best way to connect to a Windows server is Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection, also called RDC. Read on for a walkthrough of the process to connect to your remote Windows server or Windows VPS: How to Connect 1. Open the Start menu and search for “remote desktop”. You should […]

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How to 301R (Redirect) a URL in IIS (Windows Server or VPS)

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If you’ve used Apache on a Linux server (or even a Windows server), then you are probably familiar with .htaccess and Apache directives. This article covers implementing 301 Redirects (permanent location redirects) in IIS, Microsoft’s web server. How to Redirect a File or URL in IIS First, log in to your server’s desktop as a […]

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How to Force Uninstall/Removal of Exchange Server 2013 via ADSI-Edit

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Warning: This procedure is not recommended if Exchange Server is intended to be installed again at any time in the future. If you have suffered a failed installation or need to remove Exchange in order to install it over again, we suggest re-installing the server and installing on a fresh system. How to Force Remove […]

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Enable SSL or Change a Certificate in Exchange 2013 Management Shell

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Perhaps you have had the unfortunate experience of getting locked out of OWA and ECP due to SSL problems, after configuring a new SSL certificate. Or, maybe you want to change the Exchange server SSL certificate via management shell. How to Enable or Change a SSL Certificate in Exchange 2013 Use the Exchange Management Shell to […]

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How to Start a Program at Startup in Windows & Windows Server

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There are two common solutions to start a program automatically after the server reboots: use Task Scheduler, or make the program start as a Windows service at bootup. These solutions work for some situations when the program you need to start only needs to run as a background (unseen) process. In this article, we will address how […]

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