Your Own Cloud Managed Storage with Owncloud on VMware ESX

ownCloud is a free and open-source web application for data synchronisation, file sharing and remote storage of documents (cloud storage). ownCloud is written in PHP and javascript languages This is a great alternative to the other storage based cloud solutions as it is a “fully manage yourself” solution. As long as you trust the host… Read more »

BackTrack 5 Penetration Tool Notes

This is my running notes of the tools BackTrack offers, how to use them etc. It will continually be updated the more I use and understand the tools. Configure Wireless to Full Power DHCP Starvation/Exhaustion Attack This causes all leases to be taken which might crash the switch or router that you launch the attack… Read more »

Microsoft 2008 R2 Server (Core) Inital Setup Commands

SCONFIG Some options can be set using the “sconfig” command Install VM Tools (if virtualised) Initiate installing VMTools from vSphere console Run through installation instructions Configure Network netsh interface ipv4 show interfaces (take note of Idx number) netsh interface ipv4 set address name=”Idx” source=static address=10.54.10.%% mask=255.255.255.0 gateway=10.54.10.254 netsh interace ipv4 add dnsserver name=”Idx” address=10.54.10.12 index=1… Read more »

Install WordPress on Microsoft IIS with Microsoft SQL 2008 Database Backend

Okay, so I struggled to get this going so I thought my very first blog post should attempt to help other people trying to host their own WordPress blog on IIS with a Microsoft SQL backend database server. The problem came trying to get IIS to talk to the database server, the rest of the… Read more »