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I am a software architect, living in Charlotte, NC.


Apr
30
accepted Simple instructions for setting up Seafile in Windows 2008 R2 on AWS?
Apr
30
comment Simple instructions for setting up Seafile in Windows 2008 R2 on AWS?
@EEAA Thank you, thank you, thank you! That was all that I needed to do! If you write-up your comment as an answer, I'll give you the up-vote and answer mark!
Apr
30
comment Simple instructions for setting up Seafile in Windows 2008 R2 on AWS?
@EEAA, probably not. I'll look into that. I'm not new to Windows Server, but I am to AWS and Seafile.
Apr
30
asked Simple instructions for setting up Seafile in Windows 2008 R2 on AWS?
May
5
accepted Why should I never run software as root, yet it is frequently recommended to give an account root-access to run software?
May
5
comment Why should I never run software as root, yet it is frequently recommended to give an account root-access to run software?
+1 for referencing the UAC-- that's something I understand. I think this is starting to make since. Not part of my initial question, but if I give an account root-level access, but it doesn't behave as root by default, how do I elevate it's behavior, when I need to perform root-level actions?
May
5
comment Why should I never run software as root, yet it is frequently recommended to give an account root-access to run software?
What I mean, is I've found multiple references that have talked about editing a sudo file, an adding a file permission like user ALL=(ALL) ALL for the user that runs a specific daemon. Maybe I'm misinterpreting this action, but it looks like it's giving the account the same level of permission that root has. This just seems a bit counter-intuitive (i.e. I now have 2 accounts that could be hacked, as opposed to one) because these accounts both have the right to do everything in the system. Am I wrong?
May
5
asked Why should I never run software as root, yet it is frequently recommended to give an account root-access to run software?
Apr
9
comment Removed Old Domain Trust. Now Progress (9.1D) can't open DB File
Sorry, I had to give up this issue. We reverted a few things and another tech took over the project. I'll be honest. I'm not in IT any more and IT for our company keeps coming to me for help on stuff like this. When I get a chance to pass this stuff off, I try to as much as I can. I have embedded systems work I'd rather be doing.
Apr
3
awarded  Commentator
Apr
3
comment Removed Old Domain Trust. Now Progress (9.1D) can't open DB File
Thanks for your help. Giving you the answer mark since this was the closest help.
Apr
3
accepted Removed Old Domain Trust. Now Progress (9.1D) can't open DB File
Dec
19
comment Removed Old Domain Trust. Now Progress (9.1D) can't open DB File
Ugh. Thank you for your response, but I'm back at square one. The Progress services are working fine and can be start/stopped by their associated account. There is a breakdown, however, some where between the Vantage application and Progress. I assumed this was a Progress issue, because both the error message and the associated dialog appear to be from Progress. Would you happen to possibly know a Window Progress guru?
Dec
19
comment Removed Old Domain Trust. Now Progress (9.1D) can't open DB File
Sorry for the slow response. Vantage doesn't quite work that way. However, Vantage does certainly need a specific port open to connect to Progress. In this case, our db port is 6010. It is open and has been used for a long time. Vantage doesn't appear to us a .p or .pf file to connect. Instead, it has .mfg files with various settings in it. I think it takes information from that file and constructs a connection string based off the info stored in the .mfg file. How can I change which Windows/AD account starts/stops/admins our DB for Vantage?
Dec
19
comment Removed Old Domain Trust. Now Progress (9.1D) can't open DB File
@Tim Kuehn: It's a native connection.
Dec
19
revised Removed Old Domain Trust. Now Progress (9.1D) can't open DB File
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Dec
19
comment Removed Old Domain Trust. Now Progress (9.1D) can't open DB File
FYI, I was speaking in chat with some of the guys at DBA. They tend to think that since this is permissions/software related, it might belong here.
Dec
19
asked Removed Old Domain Trust. Now Progress (9.1D) can't open DB File
Jul
10
awarded  Analytical
Sep
9
awarded  Autobiographer