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Author:Steve Radich - Founder BitShop, Inc.Created:1/9/2009 1:15 PM
Steve Radich, Founder of, ASPDeveloper.Net, and numerous other resource sites primary Blog

Is there a quick / simple way to show the users whose passwords will be expiring soon to reduce the number of comlaints to tech support that their RDP sessions no longer let users login because the password is expired? 

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 You can install a free RDP server on your Raspberry Pi which may make it easier to connect for those with a Windows computer but not an extra monitor/keyboard/mouse

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 You may get an error like I did:

pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo apt-get install -f xorg-sgml-doctools

Reading package lists... Done

Building dependency tree

Reading state information... Done

xorg-sgml-doctools is already the newest version.

0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

1 not fully installed or removed.

Need to get 0 B/21.9 kB of archives.

After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.

Do you want to continue? [Y/n]

dpkg: error processing package xorg-sgml-doctools (--configure):

 package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should

 reinstall it before attempting configuration

Errors were encountered while processing:


E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo dpkg --configure -a

NOTE: I had this dpkg --configure -a return an error the first time, which it fixed - But the problem above remained..

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 I had someone point out to stay away from SQL Server varchar(max) per this blog post about benchmark... But WHY is it slower?

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 In Nagios check_http gives a simple way to check web servers, but what if you need to pass in parameters? 

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  (default target) (1) ->

(GetAspNetMergePath target) -> 
C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\Microsoft\VisualStudio\v14.0\Web\Transform\Microsoft.Web.Publishing.AspNetCompileMerge.targets(132,5): error : Can't find the valid AspnetMergePath [C:\Jenkins\jobs\BitShop Task List\Workspace\TaskSystem\TaskSystem.csproj]

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 Sometimes you may need to list the VM Network MAC addresses to find what host is using a MAC address - This simple Powershell command will show you:

Get-VM | Get-VMNetworkAdapter | ft VMName, MacAddress

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I got this odd error, although my git repo worked fine on other servers.. 

Multiple types were found that match the controller named

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 I received the following error after removing and re-adding a continuous deployment to Azure..

I seemed to have to wait more time even though it said it had been removed..

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You may find this command doesn't exist in Ubuntu 14.04:


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