Category: Windows

  • No edit in DOS on Windows 64-bit

    I’ve been working with 64-bit SQL Server 2005 laterly. I just finished setting up a 2-node SQL Server 2005 cluster with SP1 on AMD 64-bit processors with Windows 2003 R2. 64-bit is really sweet. Anyway, I guess the venerable DOS editor named edit is not ported to 64-bit machines. I figured this out when testing […]

  • Old computers at Dallas Children’s Museum

    We went to Plano, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, for my son’s spring break. My brother’s family just moved there recently. With everybody being new to the area, I didn’t know which place to visit for some fun. Naturally, I started looking for Children’s museums. Some web search revealed there is a place called Dallas […]

  • DotNetNuke 3.1.0 initial setup

    My own experience of setting up DotNetNuke (DNN) 3.1.0. Hopefully somebody will find it useful. 1. Installed a standard Windows 2003 server. Through Manage Your Server wizard, chose custom and installed as an Application Server (IIS and ASP.NET). FrontPage extension and ASP.NET were installed. Install media was required during IIS install; 2. Downloaded DNN 3.1.0. […]

  • Tunneling http traffic through ssh

    James Strassburg gave a great tutorial on tunneling http(s) traffic through ssh with your Linksys WRT-54GL router. Actually, if you have a server that you can ssh to that has web access, like your web host, you can tunnel all your http(s) traffic through that server from your Windows workstation. It is pretty simple to […]

  • Be careful of .Net Framework hell Microsoft

    I have encountered a few instances of application failing to install because of the .Net Framework on the machine is either too old or too new. This happened quite a lot during my testing of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Beta and CTP. I figured it was ok because, after all, it was Beta, although I […]