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Turning Off IPv6 On Rackspace Cloud Server Blows

I was trying to diagnose some issues with ASP.NET Web Forms post backs so I turned off IPv6 even though none of my websites were bound to IPv6 addresses. I unchecked it on the adapter property page. I had no logical reason for doing this. Then Windows Update stopped working. This was ... [More]

whats my preferred IP anyway

What is my preferred IP anyway? Not this: Set-NetIPAddress -IPAddress -SkipAsSource 1 You can do that in Power Shell on all the IP addresses you don't want to be chosen as your preferred IP address for your windows 2012 machine. This will tell you what is set: Netsh int ipv4 sho... [More]

.NET 4.5.1, IE 11, IIS 8 - oh my

This is not going well... The page size of had increased when comparing to 2008 R2 IIS 7.5 ASP.NET 4.0 C:\Windows\System32\Inetsrv\Appcmd.exe set config -section:httpCompression -[name='gzip'].staticCompressionLevel:9 -[name='gzip'].dynamicCompressionLevel:4  All of a sudden... [More]

Moving MSSQL Databases to Different Partition

I just moved from one Rackspace cloud server to another. The main purpose was to get IIS 8 so I could do TLS/SNI. I got a skimpy partition for the system and the preinstalled SQL Server Web Edition databases were taking up precious space so I moved them with help from this article: http://technet.m... [More]

Tally Ho

CREATE FUNCTION [dbo].[ufn_TallyHo] (@quantity int) RETURNS TABLE AS RETURN( with cte(tally)as(select 1 union all select tally + 1 from cte where tally < @quantity)SELECT tally FROM cte ) I found a table at work called Tally that was a list of numbers. I thought it was sad until I needed ... [More]

Kill Process By User SID VB.NET

I see a few C# Versions of this on the web. Here is a VB version. Private Shared Function ProcessKillByOwnerSID(sProcessName As String, sSID As String) As Integer Dim oProcesses() As Process = System.Diagnostics.Process.GetProcessesByName(sProcessName) Dim i As Integer = 0 ... [More]

Back Up System State to Nas Share - Windows 7, 8 and Server 2012

The backup operation that started at '‎2013‎-‎03‎-‎04T04:34:27.113260900Z' has failed with following error code '0xC03A0005' (The version does not support this version of the file format.). Please review the event details for a solution, and then rerun the backup operation once the issue is resolved. [More]