Tag: windows

Fixing Listen IPs In IIS (The network location cannot be reached)

When you run IIS sites long enough, you might eventually run into the following problem when trying to start a new or already existing site in the IIS manager. Error: “The network location cannot be reached. “ The most likely cause is that Host Headers for that particular site are […]

How to format hard drive to FAT32 filesystem inside Windows 7 64 bit

The option to format internal and external hard drives to the FAT 32 filesystem is not available to you from within the Graphical User Interface in Windows Vista/Windows 7 64 Bit Editions. If you wish to make data available to operating systems or applications that cannot properly read or write […]

HOW-TO: Automatically Backup a MS SQL Server Database

I am using Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express but you should be able to use these instructions for all versions of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008. In my case, the database files are located in the following directory: CODE C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10.SQLEXPRESS\MSSQL\DATA As you may […]

MySQL Error: Unknown table engine ‘InnoDB’

Error: Unknown table engine ‘InnoDB’ What happened ? I edited the file /etc/mysql/my.cnf by adding these lines: innodb_file_per_table innodb_buffer_pool_size=12G innodb_additional_mem_pool_size=20M innodb_flush_method=O_DIRECT Then I restarted mysql and after that I noted the website was not working correctly due an error in the mysql related to the innodb engine not found. So […]

Hosting or DNS update stalls or fails with the error: dnsmng fails

Symptoms MSDNS is used as the DNS server. Every time you try to update domain hosting settings or DNS settings, Parallels Plesk Panel stalls. Sometimes, it may fail with the following error: Failed domain creation: Unable to update domain data: Unable to create dnsmng object: dnsmng failed: Empty error message […]

Detecting DoS / DDoS Attack on a Windows 2003 / 2008 Server

Question: How do I detect a DDOS (Distributed denial of service) / DOS attack on a Windows Server 2003 / 2000 / 2008? Can I use Linux netstat command syntax to detect DDoS attacks? Answer:A denial-of-service attack (DoS attack) or distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS attack) is an attempt to make a computer resource […]

Corrupted or Missing \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG

If you get the error: Windows could not start because the following files is missing or corrupt \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM or \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SOFTWARE Insert and boot from your WindowsXP CD. At the first R=Repair option, press the R key Press the number that corresponds to the correct location for the installation of Windows […]

InnoDB engine disabled when specifying a buffer pool size too high

The InnoDB engine will (silently) not start if innodb_buffer_pool_size too big. You modified your my.cnf to increase the performance of your DB by tweaking the InnoDB variables. Then you restarted MySQL for the changes to take effect, everything seems fine, no error message. Except your InnoDB tables are no longer […]