Configuring FTP in Isolation Mode in IIS 6

IIS FTP isolation mode enables you to have a separate directory per FTP user. For example if you had a dozen different users that all need access to your FTP server but you did not want them to see any directories but their own you could setup Isolation Mode. Isolation Mode supports users either on […]

Restarting IIS using the command-line

You can restart IIS and disable Reliable Restart using the command prompt and Iisreset.exe. See the following command-line usage and parameters. iisreset [computername] /RESTART Stop and then restart all Internet services./START  Start all Internet services./STOP Stop all Internet services./REBOOT  Reboot the computer./REBOOTONERROR   Reboot the computer if an error occurs when starting, stopping, or restarting Internet […]

Setup self-signed certificate on IIS 6

Create a self-signed SSL certificate with SelfSSL from the IIS 6.0 Resource Kit. The IIS 6.0 Resource Kit contains a utility called SelfSSL.exe for quickly and easily creating and installing a self-signed certificate into IIS 6 for Windows 2003 or XP. Download IIS 6.0 Resource Kit Tools Install the resource kit Go to Programs IIS Resources SelfSSL […]

Exchange 2007 HOW TO: Add Email Addresses To Public Folders

How do we add email addresses to Public Folders? It should be pretty simple – If Get-Mailbox shows the emailaddresses property for a mailbox, and Set-Mailbox allows you to use the -EmailAddresses switch to add email addresses, one can’t be blamed for believing it’ll work the same way for Public Folders. Objects other than Public […]

Mount an ISO image in Windows 7 or Vista (also works on 2003 and 2008)

The freeware utility from Microsoft to mount ISO Images in XP and 2003 doesn’t work in Windows 7 or Vista. Thankfully there’s another FREE utility that does, Virtual Clone Drive. With it you can mount .ISO, .CCD, .DVD, .IMG, .UDF and .BIN files. FYI as of the latest version, it should work on Windows 7 or Vista […]

Set Time Zone From Command Line in Windows 2003, XP and 2000

Quick and easy way to set timezone from command line in Windows 2003, XP and 2000. CONTROL.EXE TIMEDATE.CPL,,/Z Eastern Standard TimeCONTROL.EXE TIMEDATE.CPL,,/Z Central Standard TimeCONTROL.EXE TIMEDATE.CPL,,/Z Mountain Standard TimeCONTROL.EXE TIMEDATE.CPL,,/Z Pacific Standard Time These are a little longer but they do the same thing. RunDLL32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL timedate.cpl,,/Z Eastern Standard TimeRunDLL32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL timedate.cpl,,/Z Central Standard TimeRunDLL32.exe […]

BartPE (Bart’s Preinstalled Environment)

BartPE (Bart’s Preinstalled Environment) is a lightweight variant of Microsoft Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 32bit operating systems, similar to a Windows Preinstallation Environment, which can be run from a Live CD or Live USB drive. A BartPE system image is created using PE Builder, a freeware program created by Bart Lagerweij. It requires […]

Windows (XP, Vista, Windows 7, 2003, 2008) Commands

Here is a great list Windows XP/2000 commands that will make any Linux user feel at home at the command prompt. A lot of these commands are intended for administrating a network, but they are great for savvy home users as well. at – Windows Scheduling utility bootcfg – This utility allows you to set […]

How to recover missing, lost, or deleted files from Windows XP, Vista, Server 2003 and 2008 and Windows 7 as well as Apple Macs

Before reviewing the below recommendations and suggestions, verify that the files have actually been deleted; in some cases the files may have simply been moved. You can search the hard disk drive for the files you believe to be missing by running find or search on the computer. Recover file from backupIf the file has […]

Mac connect to Windows File Share

By default, Windows 2003 Server domain controllers have “Microsoft network server: Digitally sign communications (always)” set to “Enabled” by default. This is likely causing the Macs to fail to authenticate with the “error = -5000” when trying to connect via CIFS or SMB (samba) To change this on a given domain controller, go to “Start” […]