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 Finding a Windows Service Account user it runs as

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 Sometimes people need to access a SFTP site using keys instead of passwords. This is a quick video you are welcome to use / share for how that can easily be done. 

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 Nagios tends to define a host with check_host which requires the host to be pingable. There are various solutions that can be implemented to change that behavior, but in the case of a load balancer the definition of is it up or not is does it respond to a https:// request.

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Docker is handy, especially for testing or demonstrating things quickly.. It's handy for production but that's a more complicated topic than this quick post..

The steps to get Confluence set up aren't QUTIE complete if you hand them to someone new with docker..

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I had an interesting question come thru, an IT guy said I can't browse or from Windows Server 2016 on a brand new server install and was tasked with installing Visual Studio Community Edition for a requirement..

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When you create an ASG (Auto Scaling Group) you may want to have your SSL certificate auto isntalled and auto pointed to the main site.. However this doesn't export / import with the usual APPCMD methods..

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If you are moving from Microsoft SQL Server to Snowflake you'll likely be moving some datediff sql statements over, datediff(m, date, date) gives the number of months between dates in Microsoft SQL Server - However in snowflake ...

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Using RedShift you may experience very odd hangs, horrible performance, think that queries aren't returning that you expect to be fairly simple.. 

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In Amazon's RedShift if you try to use the year() function from Microsoft SQL server you may often end up with:

[Amazon](500310) Invalid operation: function year(timestamp without time zone) does not exist

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During the transition phase from .Net 4.5 / 4.6 to .Net Core we will have many projects that need to compile under both frameworks. How do you go about this? 

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