Feb 162015
Mount partitions under FreeBSD 10 using diskid

In FreeBSD 10 you will notice that every partition/slice is listed under /dev/diskid/ referencing vendor and a serial number of the physical disk. On my system I can see something like below:


This shows that there is Western Digital hard disk, with serial number WCASJ1263250, which has 1 partition with 1 slice (s1) on it. … MORE

Feb 152015
Hide user accounts on Windows logon screen

To hide user accounts on Windows logon screen:

  1. run Registry Editor (at Run type regedit or regedt32 and press Enter)
  2. once in Registry Editor go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
  3. in the left panel, right click on Winlogon, select New and click Key
  4. type SpecialAccounts and press Enter
  5. in the left panel right click on SpecialAccounts, select New and click Key
Oct 292013
Error upgrading Wordpress (SSL)

When I was upgrading my WordPress 3.6.1 to 3.7 I came across below warning when trying to Upgrade Network:

Warning! Problem updating https://SITENAME. Your server may not be able to connect to sites running on it. Error message: SSL certificate problem: self signed certificate in certificate chain.

Luckily came across post from o6asan which put me on right track on … MORE

Oct 292013
NeverFail Heartbeat DNSupdate for servers not in AD

NeverFail’s Heartbeat allows installation of servers (nodes) in 2 ways:

  • High Availability (HA), commonly called LAN implementation, in which nodes have the same IP address and Packet Filter is responsible for isolating respective node from the network by blocking (filtering) traffic on Principal (public) interface
  • Disaster Recovery (DR), commonly called WAN implementation, in which nodes have different IP addresses and
Oct 152013
Orion Compatibility Check Suppression

Sometimes installer of the Orion packages (Additional Polling Engine, Additional Web Server) needs to check if the version of components (mainly Core) is correct on Primary server. On few occasions I have seen that installer complains that version of Core is incorrect, and in fact newer that one included in packages, so that shall be OK but installer will not … MORE

Adding new store in Magento

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Aug 112013
Adding new store in Magento

We’re going to do a hypothetical here for the naming conventions, and assume we own

  1. Login to the Magento admin
  2. Go to the Catalog tab, and select Manage Categories
  3. Click on the Add Root Category button on the left
  4. On the right, for the Name, we’ll enter Set the dropdown to Yes for both Is Active and
Jul 162013
Special characters in SQL user password

Normally SQL Server will allow for user to practically have any characters in password. Even NPM (Core) itself will work with that. Yet I have found recently that NCM will not accept ; (semicolon) in the password throwing some slightly misleading error about license when trying to execute Win32 application.



More to it – Configuration Wizard, for NCM … MORE