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Dec
13
comment How can I view the SQL Server database created by an ASP.NET MVC web application?
Because when you fire up Management Studio and connect to .\SQLEXPRESS, you're looking at the machine instance. User instance DBs will not appear here.
Dec
13
answered How can I view the SQL Server database created by an ASP.NET MVC web application?
Dec
13
comment HTTPS address still resolving (to default site) when no longer in IIS and new certificate installed
Which version of Windows?
Dec
9
comment check port open without telnet
Why don't you just install it?
Dec
6
comment Find and update all windows drivers silently from a network share
I'm not sure if it supports clients in the same way as it does servers, but look at Dell OpenManage Essentials.
Dec
2
comment Less than 10% Free Space on Database Server
Can you clarify what the actual figures are? Is that free space in the data file(s) for that particular DB? How much space is free on the drive hosting the DB?
Dec
2
comment Less than 10% Free Space on Database Server
Are you sure you have your units correct for the drive space? Did you mean GB instead of MB?
Dec
1
comment How do you disable Just-in-Time debugging messages?
I think I'd be more inclined to try and fix the cause instead of hiding the effects. A crashing w3wp.exe process will also be affecting legitimate users of the application. Is this your code or a 3rd party application?
Nov
29
comment Cannot Access file server via IP Address but it can be accessed by its hostname
Are the machines joined to the domain? Have they lost their trust relationship? Check the security event logs for failure audits.
Nov
29
comment Cannot Access file server via IP Address but it can be accessed by its hostname
You get a password prompt? I thought you said you get an error saying there are no logon servers available? What do you mean by \\domainname-ipaddress? Are you using the DNS name or the IP address? Please be clear in your explanation of the problem.
Nov
29
answered Cannot Access file server via IP Address but it can be accessed by its hostname
Nov
26
comment Is mac address based security for single user Web Application a good idea?
Indeed. Depending on the network topology, the source MAC address that the server sees will probably be that of the local router anyway.
Nov
25
answered Unable to resolve unless dns client is restarted (Win7, WinSrv2008)
Nov
21
answered How can I tell if I have Windows 2012 R2 (vs the 'R1' original release')?
Nov
8
comment settings up active directory accessible from the internet
Have you perchance tried Googling for 'setting up DirectAccess server 2008 r2'? If so you would find this
Nov
8
comment settings up active directory accessible from the internet
If your DC is currently exposed to the Internet, unfirewalled then the first thing you need to do is start again. You can no longer be certain that your systems haven't already been compromised.
Nov
7
answered settings up active directory accessible from the internet
Oct
29
comment The Network folder specified is currently mapped using a different user name and password
Perhaps the network folder specified is currently mapped using a different user name and password :-). What does NET USE show?
Oct
26
answered Can I transfer a domain name before expiration to save money?
Oct
11
comment Role of multiple domain controllers in a domain
"You can also have multiple forests (domains) linked together" - to me that looks as if you're using the term interchangably. I'm sure that's not what you intended based on your comments, but it may confuse others.