Archive for January, 2008

OWA stops working and users get ‘page could not be displayed’ errors

If your users suddenly begin complaining of ‘page could not be displayed’ errors when accessing OWA (or any web page hosted with IIS, for that matter) – it could be that they’re victims of your IIS server refusing connections due to low available nonpaged pool memory.

OWA stops working and users get ‘page could not be displayed’ errors

If your users suddenly begin complaining of ‘page could not be displayed’ errors when accessing OWA (or any web page hosted with IIS, for that matter) – it could be that they’re victims of your IIS server refusing connections due to low available nonpaged pool memory.

I went to the woods, but ended up playing Guitar Hero

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” Then I got cold, and a little hungry. So I came [...]

How to insert a carriage return with batch

Sometimes the quickest way to accomplish something in Windows is with a simple batch file. The best example would be when you want to run a command and append the contents of it to a text file for later perusal. Occasionally, I’ve had a desire to run multiple commands and append them to the same [...]

How to stir your natural Peanut Butter without making a mess

My wife began buying the Adams 100% natural peanut butter way back before “Trans Fats” was a hated phrase among the health-conscious crowd. It’s good for you and I’ve even grown to love the taste, but I hate opening a fresh jar of it. The peanut oil separates from everything and rises to the top [...]

When life gets you down, take the advice of Merlin

“The best thing for being sad,” replied Merlin, beginning to puff and blow, “is to learn something. That’s the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your veins, you may miss your only love, you may see [...]

How to delete disabled users in bulk from Active Directory

Using the adfind and admod command line utilities, it is easy to delete disabled users in bulk from your Active Directory. Read on for an example of how to do this.

Who is responsible for the voice of Chewbacca?

I feel sorry for the Jar Jar Binks guy. I remember seeing little shorts on the Star Wars site leading up to the release of episode 1, where the Jar Jar guy would take us around and show us stuff on the set. I’m sure he was thinking about how great it was going to [...]

Your life is an occasion.

“Your life is an occasion.  Rise to it.” Mr. Magorium speaking to Molly Mahoney in the movie, Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium.