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Mixing 64 and 32 bit applications pools on OWA website

May 23, 2009

If you need to create and run a 32-bit application pool on the same website you are running Exchange OWA, usually the Default Web Site, you need to make a couple changes. For example, you want to run an old ASP component that only runs in 32 bit mode.

Register the DLL - copy it to [...]

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Partition alignment

March 11, 2009


strComputer = “.”
Set wmi= GetObject(”winmgmts:\\” & strComputer & “\root\CIMV2″)
Set col = wmi.ExecQuery(”SELECT * FROM Win32_DiskPartition”,,48)

For Each item in col
Wscript.Echo “Disk: ” & item.DiskIndex & ” Partition: ” & item.Index & ” StartingOffset: ” & item.StartingOffset/1024 & “KB”


Set partition alignment on a new partition, required on <= Win2003

DISKPART>list [...]

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CentOS 5.2 and Winbind

February 7, 2009

Built a Linux Samba server for a file server this week. It’s in a satellite office connected via OpenVPN to the main office, which hosts Active Directory. Samba is running winbind, which allows transparent access to resources and minimal management on the server. I learned that winbind’s offline logons work for local or ssh logon [...]

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