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Backup MySQL website databases without mysqldump

To backup the underlying MySQL databases for websites (Joomla! Wordpress etc) I usually ssh into the hosting server, run mysqldump,...

NTLDR is missing

A customer presented a Dell Inspiron/Windows XP laptop wich was booting to the “NTLDR is missing” message. I started working...

Managing Exchange Distribution Lists from Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is able to edit the membership of Microsoft Exchange Distribution Lists providing the user is allocated the appropriate...

Toshiba Copier and Windows Server 2012

After installing a new Windows Server 2012 Essentials server I found that the exisitng Toshiba e-STUDIO2330C copier was unable to...

Outlook Autodiscover SSL Certificate Warning

After upgrading from Outlook 2003 to Outlook 2007, Outlook displays a Security Alert: “The name on the security certificte is...

Whitelist email address in Exchange

To whitelist an email address in Exchange using the Exchange Management Console: Exchange Management Console Organisation Configuration Hub Transport Anti...

MySQL on Ubuntu cannot “load data infile”

“load data infile” imports were failing when running MySQL on Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS because MySQL was unable to read the...

Install Hylafax on Ubuntu

Steps for installing the Hylafax fax server on a Ubuntu 10.04 server, with links to a the WinPrint Hylafax Reloaded...

Backup MS SQL Express Database

To backup a MS SQL Express database: Create a .sql file containing the SQL backup command: BACKUP DATABASE DBaseName TO...

Only start OpenVPN if not on “home” LAN

This bash script only starts the OpenVPN client if the client PC is not connected to the “home” LAN. IE...

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