I’ve come across a situation recently to run SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) on a VM in the cloud. I won’t go in to the details, but hopefully it won’t be needed for too long :). As this is the only server that we need, I don’t see the need for an AD Domain. But wait, we have an Azure AD – can’t we join it to that?
I’ve had a problem with a pesky windows shortcut recently. After some googling with bing I came across a few older tools which claim to show a list of registered shortcuts. None of these looked terribly promising, and I eventually came across this StackOverflow answer which I don’t want to forget: Find out what process registered a global hotkey? (Windows API) Continue reading
While running Visual Studio 2015 as well as 2017 I’ve come across the following error running Web projects with IISExpress:
Have you ever had to diff XML files? Because ordering isn’t important in XML structure, it’s often hard to diff changes in XML, especially if changes have been generated by tooling. A colleague and I came up with a quick script in PowerShell to order all elements and attributes in an XML files for an easier diff. Continue reading
This has been bothering me for a while. I haven’t been able to use any shortcut combination starting with Ctrl+M in Visual Studio. For example, since I don’t use R# I’ve become a fan of CodeMaid for reorganising and cleaning up files. CodeMaid’s default shortcuts all start with Ctrl+M. Continue reading
Lately it’s been bothering me that my fan has always been running on my MacBook Pro in Windows. I’m running Windows 10 Anniversary Update via Boot Camp, so there’s no virtualisation in the mix. The machine is always running hot, even when not really under load. Continue reading
In windows 10, if your network adaptor isn’t using DHCP, you appear to be stuck in “Unidentified Network” land. For example, this will apply if you set up an internal network for a Hyper-V VM with static IPs.
If you want to enable say, file sharing on that network this leaves you with a dilemma. Do you turn on sharing by defauly, which includes untrusted networks? A better option is to change the network type to Private, but how? Continue reading
I came across an interesting situation after clicking on the “View Library” link in some search results. Clicking on “View Library” resulted in a “something went wrong” error, but why?
So, you’ve provisioned a new SharePoint online tenant, and would like to replace the Team Site at the root URL with a site using the ‘Publishing Portal’ template. Seems reasonable, right? Continue reading