Sudden Low Storage Space: cab_* File Generation

Recently at IT Support Miami, one of our clients called in with an issue present on several of their computers. The client’s computers all had a significant amount of storage space suddenly occupied. These were 500+ GB hard drives that normally only held about 100 GB of data. Now the hard drives were almost completely [...]

IT Support Software Showcase – Ninite

Finding trustworthy software download links can often be tricky. Although you know that the software that you want to download is legitimate, finding the correct software distribution site and link can be very dangerous. Ninite is a genuine software distribution website that we at IT Support Miami often use to download software on our clients’ [...]

By | June 16th, 2017|Antivirus, Apple, Computer Repair, Microsoft|0 Comments

Ransomware Prevention – CryptoLocker

In the past few years, the word "ransomware" has been seen and used more and more. It is a word that has fueled fear campaigns advertising antivirus software, but most people don't know what it means. All they know is that it is a danger for their computers and the information on them. What [...]

By | June 7th, 2017|Antivirus, Computer Repair, guide, Microsoft, Security|0 Comments

Limited Space Using Hyper-V Virtual Server

Many of our clients use cloud-based virtual servers to store their important data. Using a virtual server allows for many users to access and make changes to the same data. Since the server exists on the cloud, it is not limited to the physical computer that is used to run it. Our clients use programs [...]

Unable to Connect to Remote Office Desktop

An IT Support Miami client contacted us because he was unable to connect to his remote office desktop using his home computer. This came as a surprise to the client and our technicians because he connected remotely daily using that same computer. This meant that there were several possible problems with his computer. Checking Connections [...]

CSS Directive Causes MS Outlook To Crash April 7 2017

Microsoft Outlook Denial of Service Microsoft Outlook is an email client used to send and receive email messages. Recently, SonicWALL received reports of a bug in MS Outlook, wherein a specially crafted email causes it to crash shortly after reading. The email to contain both text and html portions, as shown below: CSS Directive [...]

Sumo Logic Monitoring Software Review

Top 5 Monitoring Software Packages for the Enterprise Sumo Logic Sumo Logic offers a very diverse product that monitors your servers, AWS instances, and security. Pros: The user interface is easy to navigate and isolating data to a server is simple. Sumo Logic does offer autocomplete but does take some getting use too.  The insert [...]

Elastic Stack Using Elk Monitoring Software Review

Top 5 Monitoring Software Packages for the Enterprise Elastic Stack Elastic Stack is a great open source product that gives great log management. Elastic Stack is made up of three different products which creates ELK. Elasticsearch, provides search engine to help analyze data. Logstash, provides the pipeline to feed data into your Elasticsearch. Kibana, provides [...]

Splunk Monitoring Software Review

Top 5 Monitoring Software Packages for the Enterprise Splunk Cloud Splunk is another one of our favorite software packages for monitoring and managing logs. Splunk is one of the top and best known software’s for data management of logs and events. Pros: The best part about Splunk is its event forwarder ability. Splunk’s forwarder comes [...]

Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) Review

Top 5 Monitoring Software Packages for the Enterprise Microsoft Operations Management Suite Microsoft Operations Management Suite (also known as MOMS or OMS). OMS is one of our favorite tools because of how effectively it works with Microsoft Operating Systems. Pros: One of the best things about OMS is how great it captures Microsoft Windows Logs. [...]