Small & Medium Business Cost Effective Virtual Private Network (VPN) Tunnel

While Consulting for a Business doing about +20Cr (3M USD) revenue, It was a challenge to have full-fledged IT team to manage the Network and other IT related stuff.

The Primary issue was the Accounting Package “Tally ERP9” a popular Accounting Package which is licensed as a server with multi user but lacked remote connectivity but for “” which used a ddns server hosted by tally. Tally now provides a sync facilities but expects each of the branch to buy a lic..? which requires to renewed every year.

There are many hardware suppliers like Cisco, Netgear etc which provide VPN Routers like RV80 or VPN FireWall from Netgear again these are licensed per connection. They are worth the buck but involves issues beyond a small business person. To find a skilled person on VPN tunnel is also quite a challenge.

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TataSky Universal Remote Programing

Progaming Tatasky new remote controls to work with other devices

Tatasky Launched two new remote controls for Normal or HD and HD+ Recorder ( HD-PVR) set top boxes, these remotes have “Universal” key, through which one can program the remote to control other devices like TV music System etc. My Remote works with Denon AVR (Music AMP) and TV along with TataSky SBT. This is how I have done it.

Button Available for Programming is limited to these 5 Buttons

  • + Vol
  • - Vol
  • Mute
  • Help
  • Power

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Backup Your Gmail (IMAP) to Local Harddisk: Thunderbird

While Managing a SME Business, Managing IT resources is critical and must be cost-effective, When People Leave organisation, what is to be done to their official Email Id.. If you allow it to continue then you end up paying for these dead account to Gmail..? Easy way out is Backup these Account and then Delete the Account.  The backup can be kept on your server for as long as per your company policy and later deleted.

Backing up the IMAP Email..? using POP is one way but then if you are using IMAP.. please follow the following.

Gmail emails are the hardest thing to download properly. Google’s other services let you download a file directly from the associated website, but Gmail requires an email application that supports IMAP. We’ll use Mozilla Thunderbird here. Gmail Backup, which we’ve covered in the past, is another option.

Step 1: In Gmail settings, click over to the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab and ensure that IMAP is enabled. You’ll also want to disable folder size limits – otherwise, Thunderbird won’t see all your Gmail messages.Continue reading

OutLook How to use It

OutLook How to use It

In recent days, while attempting to mentoring people, I have noticed that Email’s burdens people to such extent that they are not able to go about a task’s efficiently

a bit of Reading will make you master of Email & Task in Outlook, Just follow the steps