SQL Server 2012:Reset Password emergency

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/jj853293.aspx SQL Server 2012: Password emergency If the unthinkable happens and you forget your SQL Server password, there are ways to get back into the system. Saleem Hakani You’re a proud and a trusted DBA at your organization. You’re responsible for maintaining and updating several important services running on SQL Servers in your production environment. […]

How to Fix Temporary Profile in Windows 7

http://www.sysprobs.com/fix-temporary-profile-windows-7 https://kb.uwplatt.edu/page.php?id=33215 How to restore the correct user profile after Windows starts logging in with a temporary user profile. The first step, if the profile is not completely corrupt, is to rename the temporary profile registry key and revert the correct profile back. Log in with your temporary profile if your account has administrative rights […]

How to pass credentials to the Send-MailMessage command for sending emails on Powershell

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12460950/how-to-pass-credentials-to-the-send-mailmessage-command-for-sending-emails Create a file with the encrypted server password: In Powershell, enter the following command (replace myPassword with your actual password): “myPassword” | ConvertTo-SecureString -AsPlainText -Force | ConvertFrom-SecureString | Out-File “C:\EmailPassword.txt” Create a powershell script (Ex. sendEmail.ps1): $User = “usernameForEmailPassword@gmail.com” $File = “C:\EmailPassword.txt” $cred=New-Object -TypeName System.Management.Automation.PSCredential -ArgumentList $User, (Get-Content $File | ConvertTo-SecureString) $EmailTo = “emailTo@yahoo.com” […]

Sending Email via PowerShell – With Gmail example

http://www.adminarsenal.com/admin-arsenal-blog/powershell-sending-email-with-gmail-example/ It’s late on a Friday night. Like most people, you have somewhere else you would rather be. Instead, you are stuck at work because you completely forgot about some scheduled maintenance that has to be done that night. You’re familiar enough with PowerShell to make some scripts to take care of the maintenance, but […]

Create Whitelist to Exclude from Exim Sender Verify Callbacks

https://techjourney.net/exim-sender-verify-callout-or-callback-could-not-complete-or-verification-failed-error/ Create Whitelist to Exclude from Exim Sender Verify Callbacks – Auto Exclusion with Whitelist Guide There are some non-existent and invalid email addresses that always been used by administrators to send out emails, especially notifications and subscriptions. Such email always has the common words such as nobody, bounce, request, root, anonymous and etc. You […]

Using BitTorrent Sync to Transfer Backups

http://severalnines.com/blog/using-bittorrent-sync-transfer-backups BitTorrent Sync is a simple replication application providing encrypted bidirectional file transfers that can run behind NAT and is specifically designed to handle large files. By leveraging the simplicity of Bittorrent Sync, we can transfer backup files away from our cluster, enhancing the backups availability and reducing the cost of broken backup, where you […]