NSlookup incorrectly appending domain name in windows 10

Nslookup correct reply

Noticed this problem in Windows 7 and windows 10 systems after adding the system to a windows Domain Controller. The scenario is like this, nslookup query will reply a wrong result if you run the DNS query with a different DNS server. Eg: nslookup google.com (Here it is trying to get IP address of Google from Googles dns server.) …

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Huawei Honor 5X (KIW-L22) Review

Huawei Honor 5X  white

I have been using Huawei Honor 5x for last couple of days. Here is my review about honor 5x. It is a midrange phone with premium look and excellent build quality. Scratch free Metal body gives the phone a robust and sturdy feel. Ideal for gaming and multimedia activities. Finger print scanner is another attraction they have incorporated with this …

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vmware data protection (VDP) ip/dns could not be resolved

tcpdump DNS output

“ANY” (*) DNS Query is used by VMware Data Protection (VDP) After a VMware migration from version 4.5 to 5.5, I struck-up in the installation of VMware Data Protection (VDP) 6.1.1. The deployment of VDP appliance got succeeded. But while configuring the appliance through the web browser (link : https://vdp.example.com:8543/vdp-configure/), it return an error. “IP/DNS could not be resolved. Please …

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Password lock for whatsapp android messenger

applock whatsapp

Worried about your privacy of chat messages ? nowadays whatsapp is most common messaging application in mobile platforms. There is no inbuilt option to lock the Whatsapp application. and the application not working with a direct authentication mechanism. your phone number is the username and Whatsapp application itself create a key for the authentication and hardcoded in to the local …

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Batch Script to check DNS results from different DNS Servers

Batch Script to check DNS

Normal DNS propogation maximum time is 24 hr to 48 hrs. but usually servers start updating from first hour itself. Server changes and Name server changes usually happen when we migrate Hosting accounts. It is a challenging task for webmasters to get the right DNS reply. In this situation, we use to test popular public dns servers staus. How to …

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“Share your movie” button missing in facebook “look back” video

facebook movie

  After “Year In Rreview” ( https://www.facebook.com/yearinreview ) facebook introduce a new feature called “look back”  As a part of 10th anniversary.  You can go here (https://facebook.com/lookback ) and watch your highlighted moments in facebook.  The video is automatically created based on your top photos and shares.  But many users reported that they can watch the video but still they …

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Disaster recovery of Mysql using DRBD and Heartbeat

MySql replication

Disaster recovery (DR) is the process, policies and procedures that are related to preparing for recovery or continuation of technology infrastructure which are vital to an organization after a natural or human-induced disaster. This tutorial is based on implementing a disaster recovery system for a Mysql server, which of course runs in a Linux box. You can also use this …

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Evernote – Your Digital diary


  Do you have a practice of writing diary ? I do some times. But always faced problem when I tried to find some details of past events. Yes it is good if get a search feature in my diary.  Here is the use of a digital diary. we use to take photographs of the rare events and save it  …

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HP Moonshot System – Atom-based Servers from HP

hp_moonshot_1500_chassis thumb

HP launches first Atom-based Moonshot servers. It is a blade server kind of concept with advantages of cost , power and cooling. Hope you already seen the custom Hyperscale computing designs of google  facebook servers.  Here in HP Moonshot Systems the individual Computers are bring in to a single 4U chassis.   One 4U server is powered with 45 blades. see …

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Anti spam sms filter application for android & Symbian

sms spam control

Nowadays I am fed up with managing some kind of service messages from my mobile service provider.The main annoying factor is the popup SMS ( technically its flash message). Whenever I disconnect from GPRS / 3G service, provider will automatically send a flash sms .Its all about the report of the data usage and balance data (if data plan is …

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Batchfile to disconnect existing RDP connections

Remote Desktop Connection Manager

Previously we wrote about how to terminate the existing connections using “tsadmin” and “session” command . We know the command and syntax are difficult to remember. that is why i just converted this commands to a Batch file. Copy the scripts and save it as a .bat file. while executing the batch file , it will prompt for the Ip address / hostname, …

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Backup your android applications and data using a computer

android apk bulk backup restore

This is a simple windows application to backup your android applications and the application data. the main advantage is that we can chose our important apps and its data from a single window. There is no need to download all the application when the Android is factory restored or new ROM  installed. this will save Internet bandwidth. this is the …

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PC Power Supply Unit – Is it important ???

Power SMPS

  Short answer – YES For the long answer read on …. Ever wondered why a good quality computer power supply costs Rs.3000 and upwards whereas you can get a Cabinet+PSU for 1000 Rs. What is the difference ? Cheap PSU does not include the the following to save costs AC Filter and Transient Suppressor – This is a relatively …

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How to hide user account in Windows 7

Here I’m showing steps to hide a user account in Windows 7. The user account can be hidden from welcome screen but can be used while sharing etc. Steps Create a new account from User Accounts Make the following changes in registry Goto HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\SpecialAccounts\Userlist Create a new “KEY”  if “SpecialAccounts” is not listed, under special accounts create “userlist” too (again …

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Supercharge your wireless router !!!

Wifi router

The stock firmware in most of the wireless routers are severely limiting in features and performance. To make the most out of your router, you can switch to alternate firmwares like DD-WRT, OpenWRT, Tomato etc. However the alternate firmwares are in a constant state of development, which are mostly done in the spare time of developers. There are no ETA …

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