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IIS7 restart an Web site / recycle app pool

IIS7 how to restart an individual Web site or recycle app pool. When you use the iisreset command in IIS 7.0, the IIS Admin Service, the Windows Process Activation Service (WAS), and the World Wide Web Publishing Service (WWW Service) are stopped and restarted. You should avoid using iisreset unless absolutely necessary, because the Web server shuts down all applications that depend on these three services until the services successfully restart. This means that you lose existing state in your applications, your Web sites and applications become unavailable, and you risk unpredictable results by stopping processes before they finish.   Inst

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PGP Drive Encryption Problem Lenovo X220

PGP Drive Encryption Problem Lenovo X220 Newer Lenovo x220 laptops come with an updated BIOS version which is not compatible with PGP 9. If you encrypt the laptop using PGP9, after reboot, the PC it tries to load the PGP GUI where you enter the password and then gives following message on a black screen: Loading stage2 PGPWDE disk data are corrupted. Please use PGP recovery disk. Cannot continue. Press any key to halt the system. If you run the PGP boot disk it gives same message.   Cause: Laptop models: x220 or any older laptops where the BIOS has been upgraded to a recent version. X220s are shipped with an updated BIOS version w

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Unable to browse network shares via VPN

Unable to browse network shares via VPN Iv been getting a few requests with help on a problem that users are unable to browse network shares while connected to VPN. Network file sharing and printing require NetBIOS name resolution. The chances are that NetBIOS over TCP IP is disabled. To resolve this issue, change the following registry values for all TCP IP interfaces from 0 to 1. [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrent¬ ControlSetServicesNetBTParamete¬ rsInterfacesTcpipXX}] “NameServerList”=hex(7):00,00 “NetbiosOptions”=dword:00000001 This should Fix the issue.

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ControlGuard Agent Removal Using the MSI

ControlGuard Agent (CGAgent.exe) Removal Using the MSI Step 1 – On your ControlGuard server Generate a universal machine password (valid for 7 days) using the RemoveAgentPasswordGen.exe. (See Zip File below) open a Command Prompt Run “C:Program FilesControlGuardEAMRemoveAgentPasswordGen.exe” ComputerName Copy and Paste the Uninstall Password into a text file in a temporary location. You should then copy this into the clipboard before running the MSI package uninstall. Step 2 – Log into the computer that you want to uninstall ControlGuard from. Ensure that all applications are closed then run. Setup.exe (See Zip File

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How to Setup Email Signature with logon script

This is a simple how to on ensuring your users email signatures are all standard (Under your Control) its a small vb script that defines variables from the active directory then uses a macro style operation to generate the signature. Here is the script. On Error Resume Next Set objSysInfo = CreateObject(“ADSystemInfo”) Set WshShell = CreateObject(“WScript.Shell”) strUser = objSysInfo.UserName Set objUser = GetObject(“LDAP://” & strUser) strName = objUser.FirstName & ” ” & objUser.LastName strTitle = objUser.Description strCred = objUser.info strStreet = objUser.StreetAddress strLoca

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Message Tracking with Powershell

With the Exchange Management Shell you should be able to run the below command to perform message tracking with Powershell and obtain a list in .csv format which will show you any email that match your search criteria. The message tracking logs on the hub transport servers retain the information for 30 days, therefore you can only track emails that were sent or received within that timeframe Use the below as a template copying all of the bold text below only changing the specific items highlighted below depending on the scope of your request get-exchangeserver | where-object -filter {$.isHubTransportServer} | Get-Messagetrackinglog -Recipient

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Audit users with a batch file

Audit users Logon/logoff as well as Startup/Shutdown with batch file Here are four simple Batch files you can use to audit your users logon/logoff as well as startup/shutdown activity. to install simply create the following four batch files. you can either use the startup folder in windows if you dont use Active Directory or I would suggest using Logon/Logoff shutdown/startup scripts in Group Policy. Login.bat for /f “Tokens=2 Delims=[]” %%i in (‘ping -n 1 “%computername%”‘) do set IP=%%i echo %username% logged ON %computername%, IP=%IP% @ %time% %date% >> \serveraudits$users%username%.txt Logoff.bat

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Blackberry HTTP error 413

Blackberry Enterprise Server – Blackberry HTTP error 413 request entity too large is received when attempting to browse to a web page using the BlackBerry Browser For BlackBerry Enterprise Server version 4.1 Simply follow these steps. Open BlackBerry Manager on the enterprise server. On the left pane, click MDS-CS service. On the right pane, click Edit Properties. In the General section, click Flow Control. Set the Maximum KB/Connection field to a value greater than the size of the page that is being requested. (15 to 20%)   Note: A restart of the MDS Connection Service may be required  for settings take effect.  

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Setup Guide for Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES / BESX)

During the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express installation process, you must restart the computer. Note: To administer the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express, you must install the BlackBerry Administration Service. You can install the BlackBerry Administration Service on the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express or on a separate computer. You must install the BlackBerry Administration Service if you create a BlackBerry Configuration Database and you must also either install or upgrade the BlackBerry Administration Service on the computer that you perform the installation process on in the BlackBerry Domain first.

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Generate QR code from RSA SDTID file

How to generate a QR code using TokenConverter.jar with a standards software Token in the .SDTID file format. Some android and iphone devices are unable to import a .sdtid file emailed to the users device. a quick workaround to this is to generate and scan a QR Code. Download the TokenConverter app from here Once downloaded browse to the download location Extract Zip file and open the TokenConverter folder. From the RSA Enterprise console, follow the standard Soft token process. Once you have generated and downloaded the .sdtid file from the RSA console Save the .sdtid file to the same folder as the TokenConverter.jar file. If not already

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