Category: Tips n Tricks

Tips and Tricks section is for sharing tit bits about technical problems we face in day to day professional life while working for self or someone else

Best Way to Protect a Domain Name from getting Stolen

Lately, number of domain name thefts taking place in online world is increasing. There are several reasons as how you can loose your domain name and not able to prove that you were the real owner of the domain name in question. Instantly a question pops up as what is the best way to protect a domain name from being stolen.

First and foremost thing to do is to make sure that you really own your domain name. What a silly advice…you might say. No, it’s not if you know what we are talking about. Go through this article and you will instantly want to check whois data of your domain name.

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Target uid/gid Mismatch with Directory or Program

This Sunday at 2 AM, I got a call from one client, who complained that cgi scripts on his website stopped working all of a sudden. This being peak season for his business, he was a worried lot and wanted me to give it an immediate attention. I rushed to my workstation. Client was on phone telling me the urls and script names which stopped working. I saw it was throwing “500 Internal Server Error”. My first question to client was if he has made any changes to the scripts or re-uploaded or changed the permissions on the files.

How to Minimize Incoming Spam Mails

In today’s wired life everyone has an email id. And every one having an email id is prone to SPAM emails. Sometimes its frustrating to search one genuine email out of hundreds junk mail. Though each and every service provider, be it Hotmail or Yahoo! or Gmail or your ISP or your website host, tries to keep spam level to minimum by using various tools. But, this is a cat and rat game between spammers and service providers. Most of the times all anti spam measures fail to detect and filter all spam mails.

Web designers, Clients and their Domain Names

What the Problem is?

Mostly in India and moreover all over the world, it’s a rampant practice followed by so called web designers to register their client’s domain names with their own (web designers and not clients’) details. This is a complete lose-lose situation for clients. So called web designers’ first motive is to ensure that they take control of their clients’ domain names so that the client has no choice but to stay with the same designer, or lose his domain name in the process.