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Enable ICMP request accepting on Windows 2008 server

My local server showing down status on Nagios even though it is live. I have enable the firewall and I did not find any option to enable ICMP request on firewall so quickly ( I’m newbie to 2008 server series 🙂

During the goofgle search I found a simple command does everything fine rather […]

Installing Self signed certificate on IIS6

1. Install IIS root kit. Pls make sure that selfSSL was enabled and installed during the installation time. 2. Switch to IIS Root installation directory from the command mode. 3.

D:Program FilesIIS ResourcesSelfSSL>

selfssl.exe / /K:2048 /V:600  /S:1656415755 /P:443

Microsoft (R) SelfSSL Version 1.0 Copyright (C) 2003 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Do you want […]

How do I install SSL certificate on IIS

SSL certificate installations are varying according to the different CA. Here I used Godaddy’s CA to install SSL

There is two steps involved for this. a. CSR generation b. Installing Intermediate Certificate Bundle c. To Install the SSL Certificate

a.Generating a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) – IIS 6.x

1. Open Internet Information Services. 2. Select […]

How do I change the date format on IIS


I need to displayed the date format on “dd/mm/yyyy” format. I have done regional setting change, restart IIS and reboot the server. Still it showing the same date format.

I used this aspx page to test whether it is working or not. File content is “ ” still showing the older format

Solution, 1. […]

Task scheduler for calling php file on Windows


I have spent few hours with troubleshooting the issue of setting up a cron job on Windows. This scheduler will call a php page every 15 minutes. When it called over the web it’s send me a mail but on CLI it won’t.

The issue is that program using a SMTP class to send […]

Outlook errors: Your mailbox has been deactivated

Today morning one of the user reported that they can’t send the email as they are getting messages from the server which states that ”

“We are contacting you in regards to an unusual activity that was identified in your mailbox. As a result, your mailbox has been deactivated. To restore your mailbox, you are […]