Saturday, November 22, 2008

PlusNet Broadband Providers

PC Peripherals Company called Force9 was launched in 1997 and its sales team first used the brand PlusNet. In January 24, 2007 this UK Broadband Internet Provider based in Sheffield, UK was bought by the BT Group. Other brands operated by PlusNet are Metronet, Force 7 and Metronet. Now it is the overall best broadband provider in UK.

PlusNet offers “Broadband Your Way” through four options ranging from £9.99 to £29.99. The common aspects of these four options are 8Mb speeds, one month or one year contract, free overnight usage, round the clock UK-based assistance. Customers get to choose their usage allowance (up to 40GB) and top up usage is charged 75p per GB or £1 per GB.

Payment method can be either monthly or “pay as you go”. The packages are inclusive of anytime broadband (VoIP) calls. In case of a broadband fault alternative dial-up options are available. The security features include anti-virus, spam filter, firewall and safe surfing. A number of web services like 250MB web space and daily website traffic allowance, search engine submission, web visitor figures, powerful databases and support for MS FrontPage, scripts and programming. PlusNet also offers some communication facilities like email addresses, mailboxes, newsgroups, mail server hosting, discussion forums etc. An organiser and post code finder are additional online tools that they offer.

A special product for gamers called PlusNet Broadband Your Way Pro has been designed specifically for the same. A good gaming advantage is rendered by prioritising VoIP and gaming traffic.

You can also compare all offers of broadband providers on Be Value, BT total option 1, home lite, AOL Wireless Broadband and PlusNet Broadband your way option 1 at broadband suppliers website.

Friday, November 21, 2008

Identifying Global and Non Global Zones

Here is a quick howto on identifying global and non global zones on Solaris 10.

If you login to a host and need to identify if the host your on is a global zone or a non global zone, the easiest way to do this is to do cat on /etc/host would usually refer to the global host if your in a non global zone ( Correct me if Im wrong here, this is just based on my experience)

Now to identify if your Non global zones are sparse or full zones, you will need to login to the global zones and to zonecfg -z info to get the zonename you can do zoneadm list, the ones with a lot of inherited filesystem are sparse zones and the one with a few inherited filesystem are full zones.

Thats it for today.

Monday, November 17, 2008

Removing Non-Global Zones | Solaris 10

Here is quick how to properly remove Non-Global Zones on your Solaris 10 servers.

# Shut down the zone my-zone.
global# zlogin my-zone shutdown

# Remove the root file system for my-zone.
global# zoneadm -z my-zone uninstall -F

# Delete the configuration for my-zone.
global# zonecfg -z my-zone delete -F

# List the zones on the system, to verify that my-zone is no longer listed.
global# zoneadm list -iv

# Delete the pool
global# zpool destroy poolname

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Monday, November 03, 2008

Eclipse Internet Providers

Eclipse Internet - an internet service provider in the UK, is based in Devon and is owned by Kingston Communications. For the home user market they supply Dial up and ADSL connectivity and for business users market they provide leased line and SDSL service. It was established in 1995 and in 2001 the first broadband service was launched. It was then the first broadband that could be self installed easily. They are also the pioneers in launching SDSL services. The “Best Consume Broadband Award” for 2007 was won by Eclipse.

Eclipse broadband packages are Home, Evolution and Business are available in four options. Each one provides download speed up to 8Mbps and most have unlimited usage allowance. They have either a one month contract option or 12 months contract with free activation and free hardware. Virus and spam protection is provided to users choosing any of the four options. One option called Teleworker is a unique and has been designed for those who work from home.

Private DSL is for staff working away and gives better control over users. It is easy to use and can block out material not related to work. The SDSL services provided are best suited for high-performance connectivity; Voip, video conferencing etc but leased lines offer the most top range services. This is accomplished by access speeds of almost 100Mbps. Anti spam and anti-virus options are built-in and completely filter them. Eclipse also enables protection against loss by providing back up solutions.

Check out UK broadband providers special offers and packages on Virgin, BT, T-mobile, Sky, PlusNet and Tiscali Broadband Packages at broadbandsuppliers.co.uk.

Sunday, November 02, 2008

Pluribo Firefox Addon

Ever find yourself browsing through Amazon for a certain product just to read its review, ever notice how much time we waste just reading hundreds or reviews, when all we want is just to see what is the problems of the product and what is good about the product, well I have good news for you, you can download Pluribo Firefox addons, it will summarize all the reviews for the particular product on Amazon, by keywords and statistics you will immediately have an idea if the product receive good or bad reviews as well as most common problems and best feature of the product, you can doownload Pluribo Firefox Addon here

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