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Our new knowledge base is a valuable collection of technical information, web site marketing tips, tutorial, glossary, and documentation.

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Email Tutorial

  • How to setup your email account on Android Mobile Device

    How to setup your email account on Android Mobile Device


    Configuring your Android device to receive mail from your hosted email accounts is a very easy process.

    This tutorial will give you a simple guide on the steps you need to perform to easily access your domain email accounts on the go with your Android device.

    Currently tested devices are:
    • Nexus One
    • HTC One max
    • HTC Butterfly s
    • HTC One mini
    • HTC One
    • HTC One SV
    • HTC One X+
    • HTC Desire
    • HTC Hero
    • HTC EVO
    • HTC Incredible
    • HTC Dream
    • HTC Magic
    • HTC Aria
    • HTC Wildfire
    • HTC Sapphire
    • T-Mobile G1
    • Motorola Droid
    • Motorola Milestone
    • Samsung Galaxy S2
    • Samsung Galaxy S3
    • Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE
    • Samsung Galaxy S4
    • Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE
    • Samsung Galaxy S3 mini
    • Samsung Galaxy S4 mini
    • Samsung Galaxy Note 2
    • Samsung Galaxy Note 3
    • Samsung Galaxy Note 3 LTE
    • Samsung Galaxy Ace 3
    • Samsung Galaxy Mega
    • Samsung Galaxy S
    • Samsung Fascinate
    • Samsung Vibrant
    • Samsung Epic
    • Samsung Mesmerize


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Are you able to send emails but not receive?

    Are you able to send emails but not receive?


    Either your E-Mail address setting is wrong, or your domain is out of disk space. You will need to increase the amount of disk space to receive mail again.

    Does it say "please enter your username and password for the following server" and you are sure you're using the correct information?

    Most of our servers have a 60 checks per hour limit. If you hit this limit in any hour you'll be locked out for the rest of the hour. you will need to click: Tools > Options > General > and disable where it says "check for new messages every xx minutes".

    If you do not want to disable it just set it to check less often. keep in mind the more computers you have auto checking or checking the mail the quicker you will hit this limit.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Mozilla Thunderbird for Windows Email Setup Tutorial

    Mozilla Thunderbird for Windows Email Setup Tutorial


    In This tutorial we will learn about using Mozilla Thunderbird as your email client. We will cover setting up a new account and editing an existing account.

    What you will Need:

    • A valid email account, if you haven't created an email account yet please log into your Control Panel and set up an email account.
    • An email client. This tutorial uses Mozilla Thunderbird, which is a free opensource email client.


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Outlook Express Setup Tutorial

    Outlook Express Setup Tutorial


    In this tutorial we will learn how to setup Outlook Express for use with your new hosting email account.

    What you will Need:

    • A valid email account, if you haven't created an email account yet please log into your Control Panel and set up an email account.
    • An email client. This tutorial uses Outlook Express, which is a pre-installed component of Windows.


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • POP3, IMAP4 and SMTP settings information

    POP3, IMAP4 and SMTP settings information


    Below you can find common setting for Windows Outlook, Windows Outlook Express, Windows Mail and Mozilla Thunderbird.

    TypeNameInformationPort
    UsernameLogin Nameuser@yourdomain.com (example)--
    PasswordPasswordX0CeFt6EMGfOMm5Q (example)--
    POP3Incoming Servermail.yourdomain.com (example)110
    POP3S (SSL/TLS)Incoming Secure Servermail.yourdomain.com (example)995
    IMAP4Incoming Servermail.yourdomain.com (example)143
    IMAP4S (SSL/TLS)Incoming Secure Servermail.yourdomain.com (example)993
    SMTPOutgoing Servermail.yourdomain.com (example)25
    SMTP SubmissionOutgoing Servermail.yourdomain.com (example)587
    SMTPS (SSL/TLS)Outgoing Secure Servermail.yourdomain.com (example)465


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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Pre-Sale Services

  • How to apply special price for international domain

    How to apply special price for international domain


    We are offering domain name registration for the unbelievable low price.

    This offer is for a limited time only. Act fast while quantities last.

    You must purchase following plan offered on our site at the same time you new register your domain name to qualify.

    • E-Store
    • Linux Web Hosting
    • Website Design & Development


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Why using free email accounts is bad idea?

    Why using free email accounts is bad idea?


    We recommend that you NOT use an email address from a free service (e.g. Yahoo! or Hotmail) with your account information.

    Instead, please enter a traditional address, such as that from your account, or one issued to you by your ISP (Internet Service Provider).

    This gives us better assurance of being able to contact you should we need to, as well as helping us protect your account and prevent fraud.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • What are your DNS servers?

    What are your DNS servers?


    Please refer to:

    How to point my existing domain name to "Focus Network Company" server?

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Privacy Policy for your account

    Privacy Policy for your account


    We will never under any circumstance - rent, sell, exchange or in any way make your information available to third parties, unless legally required to do so.

    For international domain, ICANN does require that you receive one email per year to verify and update your contact information on your domain.

    Also, confirmation emails for ordering, domain name registrations and transfers, along with instructional email to activate services will still be sent to you.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • How to renew your Domain / Hosting Plan / other services?

    How to renew your Domain / Hosting Plan / other services?


    Our billing system will automatically send the renewal notification and invoice to your registered email address 15 day before the expiry date.

    You need to ensure your registered email is valid in the billing system and to alert on any email notification sent from us, You are responsible for keeping their contact information up to date.

    Please note your responsibility to track the services their expiration date.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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E-Store

  • Support Tickets

    Support Tickets


    “支援服務記錄”能提供高效率、管理簡易的雙向溝通環境,比一般只依靠電子郵件進行通信的模式不同。

    當顧客(查詢者)需要向店主查詢問題的時候,只要直接在“聯絡我們”的頁面輸入個人資料及問題的內容,簡單地點擊“寄出”,系統便會記錄該項查詢,並且即時向“查詢者”及管理員發出確認郵件。

    當管理員知悉及回覆查詢後,系統便會記錄往後的答覆,並同時發出電郵通知“查詢者”,而“查詢者”可點擊郵件內的連結,再次到達您網站的“聯絡頁”檢視管理員的回覆細節,“查詢者”亦可在需要時在“聯絡頁”提出“回應”。
    整個查詢過程,“查詢者”均可隨時隨地在“聯絡頁”辦理所有查詢、檢視、回應,系統亦會將每一項查詢主題的來龍去脈一一記錄,以便管理員掌握這些客戶服務中的資訊。

    支援查詢的範圍主要可針對“一般查詢”、“產品查詢”、“訂單查詢”等等,這些查詢的記錄必需是經由“聯絡頁”處理,凡經其他途徑例如電子郵件、電話處理的情況下,這項功能是沒法記錄的。

    這份指南將介紹“支援服務記錄”中的各項設定。

    “部門設定”包含以下資料:
    • 查詢部門名稱
      “中英文”的自訂部門名稱,供“查詢者”提出針對部門的選擇,亦提供“管理員”回覆時的所屬部門選擇。

    • 預設值
      針對所有名稱的其中一項為系統預設狀態

    “重要程度設定”包含以下資料:
    • 重要程度名稱
      “中英文”的自訂重要程度名稱,供“查詢者”提出針對重要性的選擇。

    • 預設值
      針對所有名稱的其中一項為系統預設狀態

    “查詢狀態設定”包含以下資料:
    • 查詢狀態名稱
      “中英文”的自訂查詢狀態名稱,讓雙方知悉查詢項目的處理狀態、流程,一般預設狀態是“等待處理”。

    • 預設值
      針對所有名稱的其中一項為系統預設狀態

    “職員設定”包含以下資料:
    • 職員名稱
      “中英文”的自訂職員名稱,讓管理員以不同身份進行回覆。

    • 預設值
      針對所有名稱的其中一項為系統預設狀態

    注意事項:
    • 我們已經預先設定了若干常用的名稱,如您仍覺不足,則可再新增希望使用的名稱。

    • 請於“初始設定”時妥善設定,日後新增名稱是可以的,但切勿刪除已建立的名稱,這樣將引致已記錄的“支援服務記錄”不能對應。

    • 上述名稱應採用簡短易理解的政策,切勿輸入長篇的說明。

    針對“支援服務記錄”的動作:
    • 編輯
      修改已經建立的“中英文”名稱、改變預設值。

    • 刪除
      刪除已經建立的“中英文”名稱,己運作的商店不宜進行刪除動作


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Member Setting

    Member Setting


    在我們的系統裏,會員的定義跟顧客相同,所有曾到達您的商店並完成登記的人仕,他/她們便是您的會員,而會員資料亦是您業務資產之一,請善用會員資料。

    這份指南將介紹在系統裏針對會員的各項設定。

    “會員設定”包含的資料:
    • 新會員的預設群組
      若您有設立不同的“客戶群組”,則需選擇一個預設的新登記會員群組

    • 新增客戶批核選擇
      若您的網上業務屬B2B型式,可指定所有新登記的會員是否需由管理員批核資格

    • 非認可批核會員不能觀看售價
      若您的網上業務屬B2B型式,可指定未被批核的會員能否觀看產品售價

    • 非會員使用告知好友產品資訊
      是否讓未登記的人仕使用“告知好友”功能

    • 瀏覽自動登入
      啟用這個功能後,會員可無需每次到達您的商店均要進行登入程序,系統會利用cookies進行會員身份辦認

    • 性別輸入欄
      是否讓會員登記時輸入“性別”

    • 生日輸入欄
      是否讓會員登記時輸入“出生日期”

    • 公司名稱輸入欄
      是否讓會員登記時輸入“公司名稱”

    • 第二行地址欄位
      是否讓會員登記時輸入“第二行地址”

    • 地區輸入欄
      是否讓會員登記時輸入“地區”

    • 會員私人地址簿
      每個會員擁有的“私人地址簿”

    注意事項:
    • 一般情況下,除“初始設定”外,日後不宜修改針對會員的設定,否則影響不同時期登記會員的資料出現差別,亦容易破壞會員在資料庫的記錄。

    • 如您的網上業務屬“零售”性質,則應設定會員登記“無需批核”和“能夠觀看產品售價”


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • E-Coupon Manager

    E-Coupon Manager


    我們開發的“網上商店”系統,具備獨特的“優惠禮券”方案,讓您的線上商店跟“實體商店”一樣,給與顧客特別的優惠,令顧客買得開心,從而幫助線上業務達致更佳銷售業績。

    “優惠禮券”的理念十分簡單,您只要在建立時,設定禮券的價值金額,如有需要,更可制定使用的規章,系統便會隨機產生禮券的“啟用編號”。

    當完成禮券的創立後,您便可向所有會員、指定的“客戶群組”、或指定的某一會員透過電子郵件寄發優惠禮券,當對方收到郵件後,便能透過郵件所述的“啟用禮券超連結”到達您的線上商店購物並使用禮券價值扣減應繳款項,或於正常購物程序在結帳時輸入“啟用編號”。

    “優惠禮券”的使用可謂極之靈活,例如“產品促銷”、“特別節日優惠”、“特殊會員優惠”等。

    您甚至可以在某些場合下,透過一般印刷品,例如雜誌廣告、傳單,說明持有“啟用編號”購買產品可享優待。

    進入“優惠禮券管理”:
    1. 點擊主選單的“電子禮券/優惠禮券”

    2. 點擊左選單的“優惠禮券管理”

    每項“優惠禮券”包含的資料:
    • 優惠禮券金額
      禮券的價值(必需輸入),如屬金額請直接輸入數值,例如“二十圓”,數值便是“20”,如屬折扣率請輸入欲扣減的百份比,例如七五折,數值便是“25%”

    • 啟用編號
      由系統隨機產生的獨立編碼,例如“2a886c5”

    • 優惠禮券的最低購物額
      請輸入最少購物金額才可啟用禮券,例如需購物滿三千圓,數值便是“3000”,如無指定這限制則輸入“0”

    • 優惠禮券的可用次數
      同一禮券的可啟用次數,包括相同顧客或不同顧客,例如指定“10”,則這禮券在任何情況下被啟用十次即自動失效,(建議“無限”次)。

    • 每位客戶可用次數
      同一顧客啟用該禮券的有效次數,例如指定“1”,則顧客只能使用一次,實際可用次數仍會受“優惠禮券的可用次數”影響

    • 生效開始日期
      指定禮券有效的開始日期

    • 生效結束日期
      指定禮券有效的結束日期

    • 可供選購的目錄範圍
      指定禮券適用的產品目錄,若顧客的購物名車其中一項產品屬指定範圍內,仍可使用該禮券,但為避免顧客於使用禮券時出現障礙引致不滿,建議所有產品均適合使用禮券

    • 優惠禮券主題
      “中英文”的禮券主題,例如“春季50圓優惠禮券”

    • 優惠禮券說明
      “中英文”的禮券說明,請將“禮券介紹”及上述“使用限制”以文字型式向顧客詳細說明

    針對“優惠禮券”的動作:
    • 寄優惠禮券
      向所有會員、指定的“客戶群組”、或指定的某一會員透過電子郵件寄發優惠禮券

    • 編輯
      編輯修改已經建立的優惠禮券內容

    • 刪除
      將已建立的禮券刪除

    • 優惠禮券使用報告
      顯示有關禮券的客戶使用狀況及資訊

    • 資訊
      顯示有關禮券的內容規則及資訊

    針對“優惠禮券”的浮動按鈕:
    • 優惠禮券編輯
      編輯修改已經建立的優惠禮券內容

    • 寄送優惠禮券給客戶
      向所有會員、指定的“客戶群組”、或指定的某一會員透過電子郵件寄發優惠禮券

    • 優惠禮券使用資訊
      顯示有關禮券的客戶使用狀況及資訊

    注意事項:
    • 禮券啟用編號由隨機自動產生,每項禮券的啟用編號將不會重復

    • 禮券的價值若屬金額,則金額的貨幣將根據您商店的“預設貨幣”為基礎

    • 禮券的啟用,必需通過收禮者電郵所附的“啟用編號”,除此以外,並無其他途徑啟用電子禮券

    • 建立後的禮券,若已被顧客使用過,在一般情況下不建議刪除,否則影響日後翻查訂單的資料準確性

    • 若顧客將禮券啟用後,在付款結帳後仍有禮券餘值,那餘值將儲存於顧客帳戶裏供下次購物時再使用

    • 建議禮券的使用規則不應限制過嚴,否則若顧客未有充份了解下使用,將導致無法順利結帳而打消購物的念頭,例如設定禮券的使用“不限購物金額”、“所有產品均適用禮券”等,有助顧客順利購物及享用禮券,從而令顧客感到在您商店購物的樂趣

    • 建立完成的禮券,更可自動送贈給新登記的會員,以助快速吸納更多會員,若需設定,可到達“系統設定”>“新會員優待”>“優惠禮券”進行,但請注意,切勿同時提供多於一種的優待新會員方案


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Testimonials

    Testimonials


    我們的“線上商店”系統,能讓你的顧客針對某些產品發表用後感或意見,令商店更具互動感,亦可令其他有意購買的顧客獲取更多用家的評論資訊。

    對於大部份的正面產品評論,管理員大可不必操心,但若出現一些負面的產品評論,這時管理員便需要衡量是否把評論修改或甚至刪除它。

    而“顧客心聲”是為已登記的會員而設,不論該名會員是否曾購買產品,都可直接參與發表他/她的評論心聲,而在現階段,管理員若希望為產品增加一些評論,則需要按正常途徑登記為普通會員才能發表評論心聲。

    進入“顧客心聲”管理:
    1. 點擊主選單的“分類目錄/產品管理”

    2. 點擊左選單的“顧客心聲”

    每項“顧客心聲”包含的資料:
    • 商品
      評論針對的產品

    • 評論由
      評論心聲的發表會員

    • 日期
      評論心聲的發表日期

    • 評論內容
      評論心聲的內容,不可使用HTML語法

    • 評等
      由五棵星星組成,並從“壞”至“好”組成參考等級

    針對“顧客心聲”的動作:
    • 編輯
      修改已經發表的顧客心聲資料

    • 刪除
      將該產品的顧客心聲刪除,此刪除動作只針對顧客心聲資料,不會把原有產品刪除

    注意事項:
    • “顧客心聲”必需由已登記的會員從店面發表,管理系統不設新增功能

    • “顧客心聲”的內客和評等,只屬互動性質的額外資訊,不會構成對產品銷售和其他功能的影響

    • 若希望有新的“顧客心聲”被發表時第一時間收到通知,請先在“系統設定”的“聯絡資料”設定“新增顧客心聲通知”的電郵地址


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • New Member Preferential

    New Member Preferential


    Ec2Biz的「網上商店系統」支援多種優惠顧客的方案,包括“現金積分系統”、“優惠禮券”及“電子禮券”。

    這些獨特的方案除了能提供購物優惠給顧客外,亦可利用這些優惠吸引未登記的人仕盡快成為您的會員。

    若您在設定裏使用了對“新會員優待”,請盡量以各種方式把訊息告訴瀏覽人仕,例如商店首頁設置“廣告橫額”,或透過“搜索引擎”刊登廣告。

    “新會員優待”包含的資料:
    • 現金積分
      在啟用了“現金積分系統”的情況下,您可指定登記會員時獲享的積分數量,輸入“0”則代表沒有積分

    • 電子禮券
      輸入送贈新會員的“電子禮券”金額,新會員需完成登記後打開確認郵件,輸入“0”則代表沒有積分

    • 優惠禮券
      選擇一項預先設定的“優惠禮券”送贈新會員

    注意事項:
    • 上述優待方案適合“網上零售商店”的業務,如您業務屬B2B,請酌情考慮是否採用

    • 新會員優待只可選用其中一種,請勿同時採用多種方案

    • 上述優待方案將針對“所有登記人仕”

    • 各項設定汲及的“金錢數值”,是以您商店的“預設貨幣”為基礎

    • 一般情況下,“新會員優待”的啟用與否,系統在商店是沒有特別的提示顯示,若有啟用,請自行制作精美的“電子報”或“電子郵件”通知您的會員,亦請自行制作精美的橫額廣告讓會員知悉。


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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Industry News

  • Summit 2008 Agenda Announced by Parallels

    Summit 2008 Agenda Announced by Parallels


    Parallels has announced the following topics are to be featured at Summit 2008: Software as a Service (SaaS), Virtualization and 'green' hosting.

    This free, two-day event will welcome customers, partners and other industry participants from around the world on May 19-20 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC.

    This year's Summit will feature keynotes by industry leaders and innovators, as well as in-depth product, strategy and networking sessions for business and technical professionals. The event will also include hands-on technical labs for Parallels Plesk Control Panel, Parallels Virtuozzo Containers, and Parallels Plesk Billing, sponsored by HP.

    "The Parallels Summit 2008 brings together business and technical professionals to discuss not only virtualization and automation technologies, but also broader hosting and SaaS trends and opportunities," said Kurt Daniel, senior vice president of marketing and online, Parallels. "This year's event will build on the momentum of the previous two years and offers valuable networking with potential business partners, Parallels technical and business resources, and other industry participants."

    Agenda Highlights
    The Parallels Summit 2008 begins Monday, May 19 at 9 a.m. with morning sessions followed by the opening keynote at 1:30 p.m. The Summit program concludes on Tuesday, May 20 at 5 p.m.

    The agenda features two tracks: a business track, which will focus on product features, profitability and use cases; and a technical track, which will focus on product-specific implementations, architectures and hands-on problem solving.

    Featured speakers include:
    • Bill McNee, Founder and CEO, Saugatuck Technology, who will share findings from Saugatuck Technology's most recent SaaS research program and annual SaaS Research Report.

    • Dan Golding, Analyst for Tier 1 Research, who will provide expert analysis of the hosting industry and trends.

    • Serguei Beloussov, CEO of Parallels, who will describe the next generation of SaaS and virtualization based on Parallels' unique perspective due to its large, global customer base.

    • Top-level Executives, who represent industry leaders and innovative smaller companies who will discuss technology developments that are shaping the industry.

    Parallels will also host two evening networking events for attendees. On Monday night, attendees are invited to join Parallels for an Odyssey Boat Cruise. Event participants staying through Tuesday evening can choose to attend a Washington Nationals baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies at the brand new ballpark, which features a high-definition scoreboard that displays more than 1 million pixels.

    A detailed agenda of planned sessions and activities is available at http://www.parallels.com/summit/agenda .

    Register, Reserve Hotel before April 19
    Parallels Summit 2008 is expected to attract hundreds of business and IT professionals from around the world. Space is limited and registration and hotel accommodations are subject to availability. To register or become a sponsor, visit http://www.parallels.com/summit today.

    About Parallels - Optimized Computing
    Parallels (formerly SWsoft) is a worldwide leader in virtualization and automation software that optimizes computing for consumers, businesses, and service providers across all major hardware, operating systems, and virtualization platforms. Founded in 1999, Parallels is a fast-growing company with 900 employees in North America, Europe, and Asia.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • 如何利用異地備份隬補防毒軟件的不足

    如何利用異地備份隬補防毒軟件的不足


    從世衛在2009年4月24號發出的第一個人類豬流感個案開始,至今已有76個國家和超過3萬感染個案而豬流感病毒變種的問題也成為了全球關注的話題。其實在電腦的世界,惡性攻擊病毒每天在不斷的增加、更新和改變,而企業往往就因為病毒入侵而造成數據丟失和摧毀的受害者。如何防範數據丟失帶來的災難性影響,是企業I.T.部門經常要面對的挑戰。

    企業單靠病毒掃描軟件並不足夠

    根據美國FBI 2005的研究指出,約84%的公司會受到惡性病毒的攻擊。另外,美國網絡安全協會(Cyber Secure Institute) 的報告指出,企業為了清除各項病毒的花費高達90億美元!無論您為電腦做再好的隔離措施,例如擁有最新的防病毒軟件和頻密的病毒掃描,病毒也可以找到辦法入侵電腦系統然後摧毀公司重要的檔案,例如客戶清單、合約和訂單等等。公司因為數據丟失和內部電腦系統故障影響而到商譽也絕非金錢能隬補。所以,企業要防範數據丟失帶來的災難性影響,單靠病毒掃描軟件並不足夠。

    設立災難性回復方案才能治本

    其實要解決以上問題就要從根本著手,第一步就是要為企業電腦系統設立有效和快速的災難復原方案 (Disaster Recovery Solution),而當中最重要的一環便是為每台電腦作鏡像備份(Image Backup),這樣,當遇到病毒入侵造成數據丟失,企業便可快速地把事先備份好電腦鏡像直接恢復到電腦上,把受到感染或是有故障的電腦復原到正常狀態,確保企業持續運作,儲存於電腦內的業務數據亦能得以保存。

    有資深企業備份經驗的Ahsay 銷售部經理候健生指出:「如何為企業設立有效和快速的災難復原方案是一個很大的課題,大小企業都需要正視。但對中小企來說,由於資源所限,加上公司內未必有專門負責I.T.方面的人員,所以很多中小企都未有實行。其實坊間都有不少能夠提供鏡像備份(Image Backup)的備份軟件,可以滿足基本備份需要。但這些軟件只能夠作本地備份,一旦公司的電腦受到病毒侵襲,用作儲存備份的電腦或伺服器亦可能已經中毒,導致已備份的鏡像無法還原而不能做到災難復原。所以企業應選擇具備異地鏡像備份的備份軟件,才能確保災難復原能發揮功效,因為就算本地公司內所有電腦和伺服器都已經中毒,儲存於異地的鏡像備份數據亦不會受到感染,企業便可快速地把電腦鏡像直接從異地恢復到電腦上,達至災難復原的目的。而Ahsay Backup Software 是市場上少數可以做到異地鏡像備份的企業備份方案。」

    關於Ahsay

    Ahsay Systems Corporation (亞勢系統有限公司) 建基於香港,目前在世界各地已擁有超過2, 900個服務合作夥伴和經銷商,並有超過90萬用戶安裝了Ahsay Backup Software備份軟件。

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • 微軟證實Hotmail個人資料遭竊取

    微軟證實Hotmail個人資料遭竊取


    根據BBC(英國廣播公司)報導,微軟公司的Windows Live Hotmail遭到網絡黑客入侵,超過萬個hotmail客戶資料遭到竊取,這些資料多數來自歐洲,微軟並證實遭竊取的密碼都是正確的。

    科技網誌neowin.net說,黑客除了盜取帳號密碼之外,又把盜取到的資料全數公布到網路上,超過上萬個hotmail帳戶的細節,2009年10月1日被貼上一個讓人分享密碼的網站pastebin.com。

    Neowin聲稱這些帳戶可能是被黑或是利用網路釣魚搜集而來。網路釣魚攻擊者利用發送釣魚郵件給受害者,受害者點選後,會被導向釣魚網頁,就會洩漏了個人的機密資訊給予攻擊者,如個人的信用卡號碼、密碼、帳號等。

    微軟目前表示,他們已經知悉此事,並正在積極了解及處理中。這件事透露出網路資訊安全的疑慮,若果個人資料遭到竊取,可能會有更多後續麻煩的事端。

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Plurk

    Plurk


    Plurk is a free social networking and micro-blogging service that allows users to send updates (otherwise known as plurks) through short messages or links, which can be up to 140 text characters in length.

    Updates are then shown on the user's home page using a timeline which lists all the updates received in chronological order, and delivered to other users who have signed up to receive them. Users can respond to other users' updates from their timeline through the Plurk.com website, by instant messaging, or by text messaging.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • If You're Going To Steal Software, Steal From Us: Microsoft Exec

    If You're Going To Steal Software, Steal From Us: Microsoft Exec


    Microsoft business group president Jeff Raikes estimates that between 20% and 25% of all software used in the United States is pirated, but said some pirates end up becoming paying customers.

    By Paul McDougall
    InformationWeek
    12, 2007 03:00

    If you're going to be a software counterfeiter, then please copy and illegally use Microsoft products.

    The above plea isn't from a posting on a hacker forum. Rather, it's how Microsoft business group president Jeff Raikes feels about software counterfeiters. "If they're going to pirate somebody, we want it to be us rather than somebody else," Raikes said.

    The remarks might seem surprising, coming from a senior executive at a software company that spends millions each year fighting software piracy and developing copyright protection technologies.

    But Raikes, speaking last week at the Morgan Stanley Technology conference in San Francisco, said a certain amount of software piracy actually helps Microsoft because it can lead to purchases by individuals who otherwise might never have been exposed to the company's products.

    "We understand that in the long run the fundamental asset is the installed base of people who are using our products," Raikes said. "What you hope to do over time is convert them to licensing the software."

    Raikes said Microsoft isn't about to abandon efforts to track down those who illegally copy and use its products. However, he said Microsoft has to balance that approach with the recognition that users of purloined software could one day become legitimate customers.

    "You want to push towards getting legal licensing, but you don't want to push so hard that you lose the asset that's most fundamental in the business," said Raikes, who estimated that between 20% and 25% of all software used in the United States is pirated.

    Raikes said Microsoft is developing so-called "pay-as-you-go" software offerings with pricing schemes similar to those used by cell phone companies for emerging markets as a way of encouraging low-income individuals to use the company's products legally.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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General Information

  • Protecting Your User Account & Password

    Protecting Your User Account & Password


    • Use a password with a mix of at least 12 mixed-case alphabetic characters, numerals and special characters.
    • Use a password that is difficult to guess but easy for you to remember, so you do not have to write it down.
    • Change the default or initial password the first time you login.
    • Change your password frequently, at least once every 90 days.
    • Logout when finished using terminals or PCs in public areas, such as a library or cafe.
    • Change your password immediately if you believe that it has been compromised. Once done, notify the system/security administrator for follow up action.
    • Consider installing RoboForm Password Manager, Form Filler, Password Generator, Fill & Save Forms and other security software.


    • Don't use your own name as a login name in any form (as-is, capitalised, reversed, doubled, etc).
    • Don't use other information that might be easily obtained about you. This includes ID card numbers, telephone numbers, birth dates, license numbers, the name of the street you live on, and so on.
    • Don't use a password that contains all digits, or all the same letters.
    • Don't use the name of your child or spouse in any form.
    • Don't use a well-known abbreviation e.g. TVB, HSBC, EC2BIZ, ILOVEYOU.
    • Don't use consecutive letters or numbers like "abcdefg" or "1234567".
    • Don't use adjacent keys on the keyboard like "asdfghj".
    • Don't use a word that can be found in an English or foreign language dictionary.
    • Don't use a word in reverse that can be found in an English or foreign language dictionary.
    • Don't reuse recently used passwords.
    • Don't use the same password for everything; have one password for non-critical activities and another for sensitive or critical activities.
    • Don't write down your password, particularly anywhere near your computer or file it in a box file with the word 'password' written on it.
    • Don't tell or give out your passwords to other people, even for a very good reason.
    • Don't send your password unencrypted, especially via email.
    • Don't display your password on the monitor screen.
    • Avoid using the "remember your password" feature associated with some websites, and disable this feature in your browser software.
    • Don't store your password on any media unless it is protected from unauthorized access (e.g. encrypted with an approved encryption method).


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • GTCHAT

    GTCHAT


    GTChat is a fast and comfortable webchat application. Due to use of server push technology and working without a database like mySQL it uses only little server resources, which of course won't affect the performance. Some users have problems with server push because of their proxy servers. For those users there is also a client pull mode.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • SITEframe

    SITEframe


    Siteframe. is a lightweight content-management system designed for the rapid deployment of community-based websites.

    With Siteframe, a group of users can share stories and photographs, create blogs, send email to one another, and participate in group activities.

    Siteframe enables this by providing web-based content management so that anyone can create content without needing to learn HTML.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • PHPSurveyor

    PHPSurveyor


    PHP Surveyor is a set of PHP scripts aimed at allowing people to develop online Surveys.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • PHPBugTracker

    PHPBugTracker


    Thanks for taking a look at phpBugTracker. This project was started out of the frustation I experienced getting Bugzilla installed and operational for a web development project. The goals of this project are to produce a web-based bug tracker with functionality similar to bugzilla that is abstracted from the database backend and uses templates for rendering the pages. Currently phpBugTracker is nowhere near a drop-in replacement for Bugzilla, so don't expect it to be. Maybe it will get to that point one day, maybe it won't. If it doesn't meet your needs, your development help is welcome, but your whining isn't! Just remember that I do this in my very limited spare time for fun, and I hope others can enjoy what little I have done/will do on it. That said, I hope you enjoy using phpBugTracker, and that you find it useful.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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Linux Web Hosting

  • PHP - How to parse PHP within HTML files

    PHP - How to parse PHP within HTML files


    Create a new .htaccess file or edit an existing one with the following line:

    AddType application/x-httpd-php .html .htm

    Upload this file into the root of your domain(e.g. httpdocs). The changes take effect immediately.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • How do you set a website default page to something other than index.html

    How do you set a website default page to something other than index.html


    Create an .htaccess file in your httpdocs directory, or the directory for which you want to change the default, and add the following line:

    DirectoryIndex filename.html

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Plesk 10 Reseller’s Guide

    Plesk 10 Reseller’s Guide


    Parallels Plesk Panel is the only web hosting control panel with integrated web design, SaaS storefront and billing. Parallels Plesk Panel delivers maximum profits for growing service providers.

    Parallels Plesk Panel is the most complete Web hosting control panel available today. In fact, it’s the only Web hosting panel that includes integrated Web design tools, a SaaS storefront, and fully automated billing and provisioning. Plus it delivers maximum profits for growing service providers; provides key tools for Web designers; and includes an easy-to-use server control panel for IT professionals (and small businesses without IT staff).

    This guide is intended for hosting services resellers who are going to use Parallels Plesk Panel 10 as Reseller users.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • How to Create a ASP page

    How to Create a ASP page


    A ASP(Active Server Page) script block must begin with <% and end with %>. A ASP script block can appear anywhere in a .asp file.

    The following is an example of a ASP script block:
    <% my $class %>
    <% my $vars = $Request->ServerVariables() %>
    <% for (sort keys %{$vars}) { %>
    <% next unless /^HTTP_|^REQUEST_/ %>
    <% $class = ($class ne 'normal')? 'normal': 'alt' %>

    <%=$_%>
    <%=$vars->{$_}%>

    <% } %>


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Plesk 9 Reseller's Guide

    Plesk 9 Reseller's Guide


    Parallels Plesk Panel is the only web hosting control panel with integrated web design, SaaS storefront and billing. Parallels Plesk Panel delivers maximum profits for growing service providers.

    Parallels Plesk Panel is the most complete Web hosting control panel available today. In fact, it’s the only Web hosting panel that includes integrated Web design tools, a SaaS storefront, and fully automated billing and provisioning. Plus it delivers maximum profits for growing service providers; provides key tools for Web designers; and includes an easy-to-use server control panel for IT professionals (and small businesses without IT staff).

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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Domain Names Knowledge

  • How do I change DNS records if my domain is registered with GoDaddy?

    How do I change DNS records if my domain is registered with GoDaddy?


    If you recently purchased Focus Network Company web hosting or E-Store, but your domain name was previously hosted somewhere else, you will need to change your DNS information to the follow these simple steps:

    1. Log in to the GoDaddy Account Manager. http://www.godaddy.com
    2. Select Manage Domains from the Domain Names dropdown menu or the Manage Your Account list.
    3. Select the domain name you wish to modify using the checkboxes and then click Set Nameservers Icon.
    4. Select Custom nameservers (I host my domains elsewhere.).
    5. Enter our name server information to Nameserver 1 and Nameserver2 from below.
      ns1.powersx.com
      ns2.powersx.com
    6. Click OK at the bottom.


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Required Documents of Hong Kong Domain Name

    Required Documents of Hong Kong Domain Name


    Domain CategoryEligible Applicant
    Examples of Document
    .hkLocal or overseas individuals or entities
    • (Organization Registration) A copy of the Business Registration Certificate (BR) issued by the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) of HKSARG (NOT registered as a Branch) i.e. name of the organization shall be that of the head office, not branch office, or
    • (Individual Registration) A copy of HKID card or other document proofing that you are a resident of HKSAR.
    .com.hk / .公司.hkCommercial entities registered in HKSAR
    • A copy of the Business Registration Certificate (BR) issued by the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) of HKSARG (NOT registered as a Branch) i.e. name of the organization shall be that of the head office, not branch office, or
    • A copy of the Certificate of Registration of Overseas Company issued by the Company Registry (CR) of HKSARG, or
    • Other documentary proof required for the application of .org.hk, .edu.hk, .net.hk or .gov.hk with a letter stating the reason of selecting .com.hk.
    .org.hk / .組織.hkRegistered or approved not-for-profit organizations in HKSARG
    • A copy of the tax exemption letter issued by Inland Revenue Department (IRD) that shows your organization is a charity or non-profit making organization (under Section 88 or 87), or
    • A copy of the Certificate of a Society issued by Hong Kong Police, or
    • A copy of the proof showing exemption from Registration of a Society issued by Hong Kong Police, or
    • A copy of the Certificate of Registration for trade unions or other unions, or
    • A copy of Certificate of Owners' Corporation under Building Ordinance, or
    • A copy of Registration of a Hospital / Nursing Home (under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance), or
    • A copy of the Certificate of Registration of a Child Care Centre, or
    • Application letter issued by Government Department, or
    • Gazatte / Ordinance mentioned the establishment of your organization together with an application letter issed by your organization if you are a statutory body, or
    • A copy of the Memorandum of Association shows that no dividend per share to shareholders plus copy of the Business Registration Certificate or Certificate of Incoporation, or
    • Other valid document proofing the non-profit making nature of your organization.
    .edu.hk / .教育.hkRegistered schools, tertiary institutions and other approved educational institutions in Hong Kong
    • A copy of the Certificate of a School issed by Education and Manpower Bureau of HKSARG, or
    • A copy of the Ordinance showing that your institute is established by law together with an application letter issued by your institute, or
    • A copy of the Certificate of Registration of a course issued by Education and Manpower Bureau of HKSARG, or
    • A copy of the Certificate of Registration of a Child Care Centre (for Nurseries Running Educare Services or Pre-Primary Curriculum for Children between 2 to 6 years old), or
    • A copy of the Certificate of Education (for Nurseries Running Educare Services or Pre-Primary Curriculum for Children between 2 to 6 years old)
    .net.hk / .網絡.hkEntities managing network infrastructure, machines and services with a license from the Office of Telecommunications Authority of the HKSARG
    • A copy of the PNETS (IVANS / ISP) license issued by the Office of the Telecommunications Authority of the Government HKSAR, or
    • Fixed Telecommunication Network Services (FTNS) / Fixed Carrier License.
    .gov.hk / .政府.hkBureaux or Departments of the HKSARG
    • Subject to the endorsement by the Office of Government Chief Information Officer
    .idv.hk / .個人.hkResidents of HKSAR
    • A copy of HKID card or other document proofing that you are a resident of HKSAR.
      (For the registration of .個人.hk, the domain name you selected shall be your legal name)


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Who can register a .CN domain name?

    Who can register a .CN domain name?


    Regarding to CNNIC request for document submission.

    For new .CN / .COM.CN / .NET.CN / .ORG.CN / GOV.CN domain registration, only organization application is accepted and below documents are required:

    • Copy of a valid China Business Registration Certificate, and
    • Copy of applicant's China Citizen Identity Card, and
    • Copy of a valid ICP license


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • How do I change DNS records if my domain is registered with Directnic?

    How do I change DNS records if my domain is registered with Directnic?


    If your domain is registered with Directnic and you want to use Focus Network Company web hosting or E-Store service, you'll just need to follow these simple steps in order to point the domain to our name servers.

    1. Log in to your Directnic account and click on the Domain Manager link. http://www.directnic.com

    2. Click on the Change Nameserver Information icon located to the right of your domain name, under the Options heading.
    3. Replace the nameserver information listed with the below.
      ns1.powersx.com
      ns2.powersx.com
    4. Click on the Modify button at the bottom of the page and you're done.


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • How to transfer my existing domain name to "Focus Network Company"?

    How to transfer my existing domain name to "Focus Network Company"?


    When you start using your new hosting account or E-Store with us, it may be quite inconvenient to leave your domain name to be managed by your old host. If you do that you will have to communicate with two different organizations: one will be providing the hosting services or E-Store for your website and the other will be providing domain registration services for your website.

    In order to move your existing domain and manage it together with your "Focus Network Company" hosting account with you just need to order the "Domain Transfer Service".

    Requirements for successful domain name transfer

    • The domain name to be transferred is not in 'Locked' Status.
    • The customer has access to the administrative contact email for the domain.
    • The customer can provide "Focus Network Company" with the domain EPP key code, applying to domains for which there is such a code.
    • There are more than 15 days till the domain name expiration date.
    • The domain name was registered for the first time more than 60 day ago.
    • The domain name has one of the following extensions: .com .net .org .us .biz .info .name.


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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Glossary

  • B2B (business-to-bussiness)

    B2B (business-to-bussiness)


    Business-to-business electronic commerce (B2B) typically takes the form of automated processes between trading partners and is performed in much higher volumes than business-to-consumer (B2C) applications.

    For example, a company that makes chicken feed would sell it to a chicken farm, another company, rather than directly to consumers. An example of a B2C transaction would be a consumer buying grain-fed chickens at a grocery store.

    B2B can also encompass marketing activities between businesses, and not just the final transactions that result from marketing. B2B also is used to identify sales transactions between business. For example a company selling photocopiers would likely be a B2B sales organisation as opposed to a B2C (business to consumer) sales organisation.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • URL

    URL


    A Uniform Resource Locator(URL), is a compact string of characters used to identify or name a resource. The main purpose of this identification is to enable interaction with representations of the resource over a network, typically the World Wide Web, using specific protocols. URIs are defined in schemes defining a specific syntax and associated protocols.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Internet

    Internet


    For the more general networking concept, see computer network, computer networking, and internetworking.

    Visualization of the various routes through a portion of the Internet. Internet Portal
    The Internet is the worldwide, publicly accessible network of interconnected computer networks that transmit data by packet switching using the standard Internet Protocol (IP). It is a "network of networks" that consists of millions of smaller domestic, academic, business, and government networks, which together carry various information and services, such as electronic mail, online chat, file transfer, and the interlinked Web pages and other documents of the World Wide Web.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • FTP

    FTP


    File Transfer Protocol - simply a method in which you can upload and download information to and from the Internet. Our building software takes care of this for you. Some specialized programs can often do a better job.

    Recommend software:
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    http://www.smartftp.com

    GlobalSCAPE CuteFTP
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    FileZilla
    http://filezilla.sourceforge.net

    CoffeeCup Free FTP
    http://www.coffeecup.com

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Search Engine

    Search Engine


    A search engine is an information retrieval system designed to help find information stored on a computer system, such as on the World Wide Web, inside a corporate or proprietary network, or in a personal computer. The search engine allows one to ask for content meeting specific criteria (typically those containing a given word or phrase) and retrieves a list of items that match those criteria. This list is often sorted with respect to some measure of relevance of the results. Search engines use regularly updated indexes to operate quickly and efficiently.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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