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Common Connection Strings


Posted By on Aug 28, 2012

The following list contains connection strings for many popular program databases. If your program is not listed, contact the program’s manufacturer. NOTE:You will have to obtain these files referenced below by FTPing into your hosting account and into the application’s directories. For more information on this, see your application’s manufacturer’s Web site. WordPress Edit the wp-config.php file. You will need...

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It’s my pleasure to announce the general availability of ASPXZipIt utility. This utility was specifically designed to assist Rackspace CloudSites customers with an easy backup solution for their IIS/MSSQL based web sites. However this will work in any medium trust and above environment assuming your file permissions are set correctly. Starting August 31st, 2012 all IIS sites will no longer have the ability to run PHP so the...

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I’ve scoured the web looking for a script that would allow me to test Rackspace CloudFiles C# binding. Since I was unable to find anything that useful I decided to throw something together myself.  To download an example of this script in aspx form please click here.   Previously I provided an outdated code sample on this page however I removed it because of how old it was.  If you really need it comment below and...

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There may come a time when you need to safely truncate data from an active database. To safely perform these steps it’s ideal that you create a backup of your database and perform the following steps on a test basis first. 1. TRUNCATE TABLE dbo.ELMAH_Error 2. Right click your database click Tasks> Shrink Database > and perform a shrink on your database to reclaim the unused disk space. 3. Then run: DBCC CHECKDB to ensure there...

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I wrote this script so you can loop through a CSV which contains a list of IP’s or Hostnames and allows you to verify whether a specific Registry Key and Value exist. Of course this can be modified for further granularity. [message_box type=”info” icon=”yes”] # Filename: checkreg.ps1 # Description: Imports a list of computers from a CSV file and then checks each of the # computersa particular registry...

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Ok so I decided to use my brain to write a cool PowerShell script that allows you to check all nodes within your cluster to ensure that the Temporary ASP.NET Files exists. This script can be easily modified for many other uses such as finding any directory ect. Please let me know your thoughts as I’d be happy to update to provide additional functionality. # Filename: asptempfoldercheck.ps1 # Description: Imports a list of...

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