Whether due to technical problems or because various computers in a network have the same name: sometimes you need to know how to find a computer name to simplify the assignment of a computer to a network. Finding your computer name is usually a simple and quick process. Find out where you need to look to locate your computer name when using Windows 7, 8, and 10, or Mac.
Do you want to find out how to change the name of your computer, to give your computer a unique, recognizable name when it shows up in networks? Renaming a computer isn’t difficult in either Windows or Mac systems. In our step-by-step guide, we’ll introduce you to various options for changing the name of your PC.
Ethical hacking has been booming worldwide for several years. A growing number of companies voluntarily choose to be hacked and commission skilled IT professionals to target them by attacking their own infrastructure. Real stress tests under real conditions are intended to reveal weaknesses in their systems and prevent illegal hack attacks that could have dire consequences. The procedure is also...
Developers use Raspberry Pi for a variety of purposes. Among the areas its particularly useful for is working with container technology. Connecting Docker to Raspberry Pi comes with a number of advantages, since both are perfect for creating test environments. Keep reading to learn about the ins and outs of combining Raspberry Pi and Docker.
Nextcloud for Raspberry Pi is a low-budget solution for creating your own cloud. It comes with a number of features, allows maximum control over your data, and can be used privately or for your business. Comprehensive security features and encryption methods are also part of the package. Installation is quick and user-friendly.
Have you always wanted to operate your own web server? Raspberry Pi makes this goal more realistic, without commanding a high price and expert-level knowledge for set-up: hosting a website’s test environment or a private cloud is just as manageable for the small computer as controlling light sources, heaters, or other home devices (home automation). In our tutorial, you’ll find out all you need to...
Seeing as the connection between monitor, mouse, and keyboard to the Raspberry Pi is rarely practical, the minicomputer is often operated in headless mode (via SSH) via the command line. Thanks to virtual network computing (VNC), however, there is an alternative solution that also allows remote access to the user interface. To use this technology based on the RFB protocol, you only need to set up...
Is your Windows PC working far slower than you are used to? It’s normal for your PC to lose performance over time. But you don’t need to wait to upgrade to the next model to make Windows 10 faster. There are several ways to speed up Windows 10 and significantly improve performance. We reveal the most promising options.
Have you ever accidentally deleted important data from your Mac? In this how-to article, we’ll explain how to find those files and show you three quick and easy methods of recovering deleted files on your Mac. In most cases, even files that you thought were permanently deleted can still be recovered.
Windows 10 dark mode improves readability considerably in dark lighting conditions. The alternative mode protects the eyes and promotes concentration, while reducing the energy consumption of the display significantly. We show you three ways to enable the Windows 10 dark theme – in the system settings, via the registry, and using free software.
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 familiarize 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.