Posts with category: windows
- Stuff to install on a new Windows PC • 17 Sep 2008
That is, the stuff I install on a new Windows PC. Since I need this list several times a year, why not make a blog post of it. As you will see,I have a more than average interest in video...
- From XP to Vista back to XP • 17 Jul 2006
I finally got too fed up working with a crippled PC and installed the Windows Vista Beta 2 on my laptop. It looks really nice, although slightly slow. I connected my camera and, lo and behold, the Picture import works...
- IVI: Internet voor Iedereen • 12 Apr 2006
If your (Belgian) parents or grand-parents want to buy a cheap PC to get started on the Web, tell them to hold back for a couple more days. The Federal Government – through FEDICT – has set up a program...
- Fix by disabling: error 1016 in event log • 21 Jun 2004
Due to one of life’s mysteries, the following error shows up dozens of times per day in the event log of one of our web servers (Win2000/IIS):
- Port redirection in Windows • 01 Jun 2004
We use port redirection/proxy often on our platforms. In the production setup, separate (Linux-based) servers take care of this, but for our development and testing environment, we need port redirection for Windows system. I generally use 2 command-line packages:
- Converge already! (Struggling with WLBS) • 19 May 2004
I hate when things don’t go my way. One server in our NLB (Network Load Balancing) cluster did not want to join the cluster anymore. When I issued a wlbs start, it tried for a couple of seconds to join...
- No life without CURLs • 03 May 2004
If you’re a web server administrator – as I am – every now and then, someone yells at you “The site is down, fix it!”. A tool you should always keep handy is CURL. It’s a command-line web client (multi-platform...
- Fancy redirection on IIS 5 • 23 Apr 2004
The task seemed easy enough:
- waCluster – newest sibling in the waUtils/WinAdmin family • 24 Feb 2004
I’ve just finished waCluster.wsf 1.0 – a script for managing Network Load Balancing on Win2K servers.
It takes care of stopping/starting load-balanced ports, related services.