WebSitePanel – MySQL problem fix – UPDATED AGAIN :)

Here you can download the files for fixing mysql issues ( deleting database ) on WSP 1.0.1.0, 1.0.2 , 1.1.0, 1.1.2, 1.2.0 AND 1.2.1 INSTRUCTIONS : Replace “websitepanel.providers.database.mysql.dll” file in “server\bin” folder with the one you downloaded. These fixes fixed my problem on all servers EXCEPT the one running mysql 5.0.27 version….ones runing 5.1 and […]

Change log file location for all websites in IIS 7

Hi all 🙂 Today I had to change the location of all log files on all of the websites on the server. Since all sysadmins are lazy as hell, I wrote a simple powershell scripts that will do that. All you need to do is change the path from “c:\logs” to some other . Have […]

Encrypt your web.config file

Recently, I had a request from a customer, where he wanted to encrypt his web.config file ( wee, a part of it ). Since he didnt know how to do it by himself, he asked us to do it. Basically, the procedure is very simple. First, open IIS manager and find the web site you […]

SCVMM? errr…System Center Virtual Machine Manager and HyperV whining :)

Couple of days ago I installed SCVMM  in order to test it out, since we are developing our IAAS solution. Everything seemed great until I found out that SVCMM doesnt have any API which can be used to create/turn on/off  new machines.  Yes, I know everything can be scripted thru Powershell, but it sucks that […]

Tune up my server, Mr. Admin aka – improve IIS 7/7.5 performance – part 1

Couple days ago, I had to setup a machine for a customer of ours who will host a web site for some Microsoft conference in Croatia. Since, this is the biggest IT conference in Croatia, I really tried to take everything to the next level and tweak the hell out of that machine 🙂 For […]