December 2008 archive

Dec 26

Custom 404 pages – How to write one for Community Server 2008

So I've been working on a couple of sites using CS and I decided to customize the 404 page as the default one doesn't help people who are visiting your site very much. I decided to use something simple and easy to implement so here are the details. Any other methods, suggestions or more appealing …

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Dec 26

Why arent’ the correct Tags being displayed on my Wiki?

After playing with the Wiki functionality I've noticed that the "Tag Cloud" widget is not working properly. I am not sure how to replicate this issue as on different occasions I get different results. I would almost say there is a random function that says "Display tags for Random wiki" instead of the right wiki. …

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Dec 11

Why when trying to mount a SQL database you get the following error: 948

Message:   TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Express ——————————   Attach database failed for Server 'MACHINENAMESQLEXPRESS'.  (Microsoft.SqlServer.Express.Smo)   For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&ProdVer=9.00.3042.00&EvtSrc=Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ExceptionTemplates.FailedOperationExceptionText&EvtID=Attach+database+Server&LinkId=20476   —————————— ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:   An exception occurred while executing a Transact-SQL statement or batch. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Express.ConnectionInfo)   ——————————   The database 'Northwind' cannot be opened because it is version 655. This server …

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Dec 07

List of Logon Type Codes

Log-on Type 2: Interactive Log-on Type 3: Network Log-on Type 4: Batch Log-on Type 5: Service Log-on Type 7: Unlock Log-on Type 8: NetworkCleartext Log-on Type 9: NewCredentials Log-on Type 10: RemoteInteractive Log-on Type 11: CachedInteractive To learn more about them I recommend the following website: WindowsSecurity.com: Logon Type Codes Revealed

Dec 07

How to write an Xpath Query for the Event Viewer in the new versions of Windows?

So today I finally decided to take a look at the event logs on my computer. My roommate used my desktop somehow and I am trying to uncover how he did it. After looking through the security logs I found that there was a remote desktop connection from another computer I left unlocked during the …

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Dec 06

Why won’t all the tags on my Wiki show when I click “Select Tags” when creating a new page?

  It is starting to bug me but when I try to select existing tag for a new page I only see the first tag I ever used. The functionality is working on the Blog posts and the Forum posts, so I really have no idea what is going on. Any ideas? Just to include …

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Dec 06

Why even though I select the “Next time automatically sign me in” option when signing in to Community Server after a day I have to log in back again?

For quite some time I've been wondering why even though I select the "Next time automatically sign me in" option when signing in to Community Server I still have to log back in the next day. I am suspecting it has something to do with cookies but I haven't had time to look into it. …

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Dec 06

Why can’t I log in to a Community Server site even though the log in process is successful?

Today I had the issue that I was able to log in to the community server site in Internet Explorer but using Google Chrome it wouldn't let me. I would go to the Log in screen and it would take me right back to the home page without logging me in. Any ideas why it …

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