Stop Chime from interrupting Entry / Exit sounds on Texecom Premier Elite panels.

If you own a Texecom system, you’ll probably know what I’m talking about, especially if said system has the Chime feature enabled. Chime is incredibly useful as it can alert people in the house that someone has opened the door, even if the system is unset. The sound usually resembles a “ding-dong” like a doorbell. …
Continue reading Stop Chime from interrupting Entry / Exit sounds on Texecom Premier Elite panels.

How to Install WordPress into a VirtualHost on an Ubuntu LAMP Server

There are many tutorials on the internet explaining how to install WordPress on your LAMP server, however, these rarely go into detail on how to do it as a VirtualHost, for example if you have multiple websites on the same server, you will need to do this. Prerequisites Before you can start following this guide, …
Continue reading How to Install WordPress into a VirtualHost on an Ubuntu LAMP Server

How to configure VirtualHosts in Apache2 under Ubuntu Server.

Prerequisites To start, you must ensure that you have a user that has sudo capabilities and that Apache2 is actually installed on your Ubuntu Server. To do this, you must run these commands at the linux terminal: Step 1 – Creating the folders Once you have installed Apache, you can get to work creating the …
Continue reading How to configure VirtualHosts in Apache2 under Ubuntu Server.

Install WordPress on Windows AND Have It Encrypted With HTTPS!

When you think about self hosted WordPress, most people automatically think about using some kind of Linux distribution, however, it is certainly possible to install WordPress in Windows using WampServer with a bit of extra configuration. There are some steps that need to be taken, they are pretty much as follows: Install WampServer – This …
Continue reading Install WordPress on Windows AND Have It Encrypted With HTTPS!

Using MDT and WDS to deploy new PCs.

Every IT admin has run into that frustrating problem where you have a massive bunch of new PCs to install, but no installed infrastructure of speeding that process up for mass installs. Thankfully Microsoft has a solution accelerator called Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, which, when used in conjunction with Windows Deployment Services is a very powerful …
Continue reading Using MDT and WDS to deploy new PCs.

Setting up a basic AD domain.

There are lots of video tutorials out there that show the basic details of setting up a very simple windows active directory domain system, that provides a very simple admin and standard user structure that allows users to login and maybe receive home drives. This tutorial from ProTechTutorials shows how NTFS permissions should be configured, …
Continue reading Setting up a basic AD domain.