Juan Carlos Bauza

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How to: Install a swap file in a Windows Azure Ubuntu VM 2.0

How to: Install a swap file in a Windows Azure Ubuntu VM Unless you made your own Ubuntu image, configured the Azure connector/integration to create a swap file and uploaded it to Windows Azure chances are your VM does not come with a swap file/memory. Afterall Microsoft recommends that all Linux machines that are uploaded …

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Resolved: perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings:

When working with ubuntu, sometimes when you remote ssh into a server you get a bunch of locale errors which are pretty annoying. Fortunately, when using Ubuntu 18 you get a message when you login that is rather helpful: _____________________________________________________________________ WARNING! Your environment specifies an invalid locale. The unknown environment variables are: LC_CTYPE=UTF-8 LC_ALL= This …

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How to store your ssh public key in a different directory

You’re probably coming from a previous related post (Resolved: “Permission denied (publickey).” when trying to access via ssh an Ubuntu Server), but if not, you should take a look at it so you can get an idea of why you might want to store your ssh public key outside your home directory. I am no …

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Resolved: “Permission denied (publickey).” when trying to access via ssh an Ubuntu Server

So, this was a very tricky one and I had to turn off mandatory key authentication for the longest time because I just couldn’t figure it out. Now, keep in mind there are several reasons why this might be the case, so I will try to describe the symptoms, so you can determine if this …

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Resolved: Cannot open MultiPoint Dashboard: Application Error 1000, WmsDashboard.exe, Kernelbase.dll

Resolved: Cannot open MultiPoint Dashboard: Application Error 1000, WmsDashboard.exe, Kernelbase.dll After working for several months with MultiPoint Server 2016 I eventually was unable to use the MultiPoint Dashboard which is one of the main features. As you can imagine, one of the main reasons MultiPoint is deployed is because of the ability to provide support …

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How to: Obtain historical stock prices from Yahoo finance (you can query them via Excel too) Part II

How to: Obtain historical stock prices from Yahoo finance (you can query them via Excel too) Part II You’re probably here because the old yahoo finance query does not work in Excel anymore. As you can read in the updates section of my previous post How to: Obtain historical stock prices from Yahoo finance (you can …

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How to: Move all Active Directory Roles (FSMO) from one server to another in Windows Server 2016

How to: Move all Active Directory Roles (FSMO) from one server to another in Windows Server 2016 Thankfully over time Microsoft has made it easy to move the Active Directory Roles (currently 5) from one server to another. Back in the day, most of them used to be “hidden” all over the place but now …

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Resolved: Cannot alter user ‘dbo’

Resolved: Cannot alter user ‘dbo’ I was working on setting up a new Microsoft SQL Server 2016 instance and importing databases from the old server when I ran into this issue. During the import (Attach) process, I assigned the user the application uses to connect as dbo (The application requires dbo rights btw… just saying …

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Pro Tip: Upgrade to PHP7

Pro Tip: Upgrade to PHP7 As you probably figured out, we run a WordPress site which it in itself runs on PHP. Many complaints have surface around the performance of php 5.x and even hhvm came out as a result of that. We had a lot of interest in hhvm, but we never got it …

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How to: Cache static HTML with CloudFlare?

How to: Cache static HTML with CloudFlare? So… I have been working with CloudFlare for quite sometime but every now and then when my web server goes down CloudFlare seems to be unable to serve my pages while it comes back. I had to create my own cache server for it but it involved another …

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