DFS replication may suddenly not work as expected and you need some ways to check its status and to further fix it if possible. dfsrdiag is a diagnostic tool that can be run on the DFS server to help give diagnostic information. dfsrdiag ReplicationState will give you the current file replication status. dfsrdiag Backlog gives […]
I was unfamiliar with Hyper-V Server and when I had to relocate the server to another physical location, I did not do sufficient checks to enable me to bring the server back up.
Problem Statement: “Why will your ignorance of the fish knife cut so deep?” Suggested Solution: “… how to recognize the narrowness of this so-called broadened mind – to realize that Europe is not the universe – and to take your sensing and knowing beyond those dominant ideas of the true, the good, and the beautiful”.
I often theorize that we are all biologically different from each other since if natural selection and evolution were to occur, we need to to be born different. Due to this differences, there is really no absolute normality, we are all abnormal relatively to each other. Some abnormalites we call them disease and disabilities, while […]
In IIS7 (should be similar in IIS6 as well) Manager, you can create a website under Sites with multiple Bindings so that the website root can be accessed by different combinations of host name, IP and port etc. However, if you have a WCF service that you intend to host in this website, there are […]
When using a WrapPanel as the ItemsPanel for a ListBox as such The WrapPanel may not wrap the items as expected. This is because of WPF’s width and height sizing issue. Depending on the type of Panel that the ListBox is contained in e.g. StackPanel, Grid, etc the width of the ListBox will be resolved […]
This is written in the context of an Visual Studio 2010 and VSTO Excel add-in, that I created and had to deploy using the setup project after exploring all other options including ClickOnce, Wix, InstallShield and what-not. As it turns out, the Visual Studio Setup Project remains to be the easiest to understand and use. […]
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=do1es-constant-googling-really-make-you-stupid Not stupid if you know how to use it. Some lecturers say Wikipedia is evil as anybody can edit and you get nonsense out of it. Not if you know what Wikipedia is and how to use it.
The shadow copy service provides snapshots of the file volumes but appends a time stamp in the path. This may cause the resulting path to be longer than the system can handle. In order to copy files from the shadow copy “previous versions”, you need to shorten the path name. The SUBST command line tool […]