Posts written by Ian Robson


Insert a horizontal line in Word 2013

Word 2013

One of the most requested “how to” questions we receive from Clients is how to insert a horizontal line into documents. Here’s how it’s achieved… Step 1: Open the document and navigate to where you want to add the horizontal line. Step 2: Position your… Continue reading

XKADigital – website gets an update

XKA Digital

We worked with the XKADigital Team and updated their website with a number of enhancements and Style changes so further showcase their brand. We used a mixture of PHP, jQuery and CSS. Our fully managed hosting plans can also be tailored to include minor content… Continue reading

UK Air traffic time lapse video from NATS

BA A380

NATS show of the UK air traffic – We saw this online on the NATS website and thought we’d share it with you as an example of how technology can be used to create something amazing. In this example NATS have used actual flight radar… Continue reading

AIX 4.3: Creating LVFs

AIX

Here’s some useful aix commands fro creating logical volumes and file systems. mklv -t (type) -y (name) VG ## Type = jfs, jfslog, or other some such name = volume_group_name.lv## where ## is a one up number for each logical volume ## is the number… Continue reading

Using IKEView to review IKE & IPSEC logs.

IKE View

This is predominately aimed at Checkpoint users. Download a copy of IKE View here – this is a stand alone program so it doesn’t need installing. Open your ike.elg log file and analyse accordingly…  

IKE Debuging

Nokia IP Platform

This guide assumes you have Chekcpoint running on an IPSO nokia platform and are familiar with debugging the platforms. Logon to the firewall (using your PuTTY client & SSH v2) as admin and enter expert mode. Run the following commands: cd /$FWDIR/log vpn debug ikeon The… Continue reading

WordPress hacked site cleanup service

WordPress site cleanup service

WordPress hacked? When a WordPress site get’s hacked finding the malware can be tricky, however once you understand the principles behind SQL Injections, brute force attacks and suspicious file types, tracking down the infection isn’t too difficult. If the infection has spread to your server… Continue reading

Dark site – Network Design for 3rd party web application

Visio architecture

Dark site – We’ve just completed the final network design for a Client who require access to a new 3rd party web based application. This would normally be an easy task, however they are on a site that has no access to the Internet or… Continue reading

Datacenter Services

Datacentre Services

Datacenter Services – structured cabling, network patching and connecting the Internet of Things! Keeping your structured cabling structured! It’s all too easy to let things become a mess in your racks and underfloor. A datacentre showing off masses of tangled cables is unattractive to the… Continue reading

Exinda WAN Orchestration Overview

We went along to the Churchill War Rooms for a boot camp on the Exinda platform. See if you can spot us! Take a look behind the scenes at The Cabinet War Rooms in London where we attended a free technical boot camp with Exinda… Continue reading