Windows Server Tools List

Certify the Web: SSL/TLS Certificate Management (Let’s encrypt) Microsoft DHCP Rogue Checker: Check for rogue DHCP servers in local network Process Explorer: Detailed process information + management ILSpy: .NET decompiler Nginx: Reverse proxy Teamviewer: remote desktop SQLBackupAndFtp: automatic database backup mRemoteNG: multi-protocol remote connections manager

Work from home: IT system setups for businesses

Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic, the ability for a business to provide its staff work from home/remote working capability has never been more important. It ensures business continuity while also eliminating the need to commute. In the long term it could also mean lower costs. What more, as more and more workers are getting used to… Continue reading Work from home: IT system setups for businesses

Optimizing DigitalOcean’s WordPress 1-click app droplet

My $6/month DigitalOcean WordPress droplet (Premium AMD CPU, 1GB RAM, 25GB NVMe SSD) is suffering high memory usage and sometimes would return “Error establishing a database connection” message. I would also get “Error 521: Web server is down” from CloudFlare. Check memory usage Optimize MySQL with MySQLTuner Download and run I would get an error… Continue reading Optimizing DigitalOcean’s WordPress 1-click app droplet

Fixing WordPress App Error: Required XML-RPC methods are missing on the server

Problem I want to use the WordPress App (iOS) with my WordPress website (not wordpress.com, the self-deployed wordpress.org version) but I am getting error message on the App saying: “Couldn’t connect. Required XML-RPC methods are missing on the server”. Background My WordPress website is hosted on a DigitalOcean‘s cloud Ubuntu droplet which, for deployment, I… Continue reading Fixing WordPress App Error: Required XML-RPC methods are missing on the server

Unifi Controller (Mac) no devices found issue: a possible solution

Summary Updating U6-Lite to firmware 5.60.9 somehow caused UniFi Network app on mobile to be unable to configure the device I was able to configure the devices again by switching to using Unifi Controller on my Mac with IPv6 disabled on my router and adding the UniFi application to the firewall exception list on my… Continue reading Unifi Controller (Mac) no devices found issue: a possible solution