hMailServer naively supports using ClamAV (provided you have it installed), but ClamAV arguably isn’t the most effective antivirus available. Since Windows Server 2016 comes with Windows Defender built in, you can use Windows Defender as a third-party virus scanner instead of purchasing something else. It’s all very easy to configure too.
If you’re looking for a quick and dirty way to back up your MySQL databases and your IIS website files, look no further. Below are two batch scripts for backing up your MySQL databases via a MySQL dump and a quick script to copy and compress your IIS website files into a .zip file. I … [Read more…]
If you’ve exported an SSL certificate from a Windows PC via the Certificate Manager MMC plugin into a .pfx file, you may end up needing to spilt that file into its constituent parts (e.g; for moving the certificate to a Linux based server or if you’re importing it into Plesk). Thankfully doing this is very … [Read more…]
Forcing IIS to redirect all requests from HTTP to HTTPS is very easy. All you need to do is add the following code to your web.config file (and if it doesn’t exist already, copy the code below in its entirety and open a new file in notepad, paste it in, ‘Save As’ and put web.config in … [Read more…]
tl;dr Download and install the 32 bit version of Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012 Update 4 from this link. Refresh page and all should be fixed. If you’ve installed PHP 5.5 or 5.6 via the WebPlatform Installer on Windows Server 2012 R2 you may have noticed it refuses to work. Every PHP page … [Read more…]
There are a couple of reasons you might want to change the RDP port on your Windows Server (e.g; if you’re sitting behind a NAT firewall and have multiple servers you need to administer remotely, or if you want to add some security (even if security by obscurity is stupid). Either way, it’s very simple … [Read more…]