Friday, October 21, 2011

Plesk - Enabling change password in Webmail

It is easy. Just rename the file /etc/xinetd.d/ to /etc/xinetd.d/poppassd_psa

then restart the xinet.d service:
/etc/init.d/xinetd restart

Friday, October 14, 2011

Windows 2008 BRP: Local activation permission to the iis wamreg admin service required

* From the SBS console, click Administrative Tools > Component Services
(or, if you prefer: click Run > comexp.msc)

* Expand down Component Services > Computers > My Computer > DCOM Config

* Right click on IIS WAMREG Admin Service, then click Properties

Click on the Security tab

* Click the Edit... button within the Launch and Activation Permissions section

* Click Add and add the user named: 'Network Service'
(NB: this is the step that confuses people. Most instructions simply tell you to add the appropriate user, but do not make it clear which user to add!)

* Click on the checkbox to Allow (enable) the Local Activation rights option for this user

* Click OK twice, and close Component Services

* Finally reboot the server for good measure and to ensure the change takes effect

Friday, October 7, 2011

Backing Up and Restoring Web Sites (Windows SharePoint Services 2.0)

stsadm.exe is at C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\12\BIN.

Find the list of sites:

stsadm.exe -o enumsites -url
To perform a simple backup of a site, you would use syntax similar to the following:
stsadm.exe -o backup -url http://server_name/site -filename backup.dat
To restore a site from a backup file, either to a new site or a separate server,
you would use syntax similar to the following:
stsadm.exe -o restore -url http://server_name/site -filename backup.dat

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