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Open specific local Outlook window from .msg file

Author - Harleen Kaur

C# : Triggering the Local Outlook for forward, reply and reply all actions from existing .msg file

For the desktop based applications when user is dealing with the store outlook files in msg format we can open local outlook when required.

In outlook when we open a email message Read more…

Some Useful Developer tools and Extensions in the chrome browser

Author - Neelam Thakur

Every developer/designer should be aware of some developer tools and extensions available in the chrome browser.

Chrome developer tools provide deep visibility into the web pages. We can check layout, performance loading issues and also debug Javascript issues with breakpoints.

Accessing the DevTools :

Select the Read more…

Microsoft Outlook Email Rules

Author - Sukhpreet Singh

 

Microsoft Outlook Rules

Rules are very helpful in setting the behavior of MS outlook. Rules can be used for many different purposes.

For example :

you can automatically send a reply to all the emails which you receive.

you can Read more…

Migrate AWS EC2 machine using Snapshot Sharing

Author - Navneet Kashyap
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How to migrate an EC2-machine from one AWS account to another aws account?

Solution: To migrate EC2 machine, there are following main steps:

 Create Snapshot of the existing machine drives.
 Migrate the EC2 machine.
 Upgrade/downgrade migrated machine configuration.

Step 1: Create Snapshot of the Read more…

Quick Parts in Ms-Word and Office 365

Author - Sukhpreet
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Quick Parts

This feature is available in Ms-Word and Office 365 and it helps the user to set a shortcut of the content which user usually types every day so instead of typing, again and again, the same thing user can create a quick part of this Read more…

SSL certificate problem: unable to get local issuer certificate

Author - Navneet Kashyap
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Problem :
Error comes when trying to use https with url on xampp server, error “SSL certificate problem: unable to get local issuer certificate”.

Solutions:
you need to follow below mentioned steps:

1. Stop apache service from xampp control panel.

2. Either generate a new self signed certificate or Read more…

Upgrading Liquid files from 2.x.x to 3.x.x (on new machine)

Author - Navneet Kashyap
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Below are the steps to migrate liquid files from 2.x (old machine) to 3.x (new machine)

Command on old machine :

# ft migrate

1. Migrate to this system

2. Migrate from this system

3. Cancel

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This will enable you to migrate the data and the configuration Read more…

Ubuntu | How to automatically mount the encrypted drive at startup of system?

Author - Navneet Kashyap
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Solution: When you have a drive which is encrypted and password protected and you want the drive to be mounted automatically at startup below are the steps that you can use:

Step 1. Open the encrypted drive as you usually do and mount it to any location.

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Windows Azure | 2 ways to view deployed files on Azure Server

Author - Harleen Kaur
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Two ways to see deployed app files on Azure server.

1. Azure scm
2. Ftp publish settings file.

1. Azure scm:

Azure has its service site scm where you can view your deployed files. For that you must have the azure credentials where the Web app is deployed Read more…

Linux | Manage emails of Cron Jobs

Author - Navneet Kashyap
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Stop sending cron job email notification & managing the notifications.

We mostly use cron jobs for recurring tasks like batch payments, server startup/shutdown, system updates etc. Most of the cron jobs send email notifications. If you want to stop those notifications or want to send notifications to Read more…

Steps to Create and Delete Windows TaskScheduler instance in C#

Author - Navdeep Kaur
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Steps to Create and Delete Windows TaskScheduler instance in C# code:

Dependencies: Add reference of the taskschd.dll file. On click of start button following steps need to be executed to create an instance of Scheduler:

1. Create the instance of TaskScheduler:
TaskScheduler.TaskScheduler objScheduler = new Read more…

Linux | Warning (Y/N) on shutdown command

Author - Navneet Kashyap
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Sometime unknowingly we execute shutdown or reboot command on production live server. So in order to be on the safe side we can configure the shutdown command to ask us for Y/N like explained below:

Switch to root user and then proceed

1. Add Alias in ~/.bash_profile Read more…

Website Performance Testing using Apache Jmeter

Author - Webner
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Performance testing is used to determine that the web application under test will satisfy high load. Apache Jmeter can be used to analyze overall server machine performance under heavy load.

Apache Jmeter Performance test includes:
* Load Test
* Stress Test

Creating a Performance Test Plan in Jmeter

We are going to Read more…

Images, Content, scrolling and some other functions not working in Google Chrome (Windows)

Author - Webner
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Problem: I was facing an issue from the last couple of weeks that the images, content, scrolling and some functions were not working in my browser while testing applications but if I try it with going incognito everything looks great. This issue was mainly with Google Chrome. I tried to Read more…

How to create AWS OpsWorks Stack

Author - Webner

Purpose is to automate most of recurring processes like creating user, installing application (apache, apache-tomcat, mysql-server …etc), and modifying security file to hardening Linux machines in AWS environment.

1. Click AWS OpsWorks option from AWS console panel:

2. Now click on Add Stack to create a new Stack Read more…

Configuring Web Distribution and Load Balancer in AWS

Author - Navneet Kashyap

Using tools and steps listed below we can implement web distribution and Load balancer in AWS and also this will save cost of buying ssl certificate from CA authorized vendors. Instead, it will use certificates provided by Amazon server.

Tools to use AWS CloudFront, Route53, Elastic Load Balancing and Read more…

Cakephp 3.3 |How to execute script using Console

Author - Parminder Kaur

In Cakephp, console applications are useful in running background processes and can be run without access to web browser. The CakePHP console provides a framework for creating shell scripts.To run the cakephp functions, first of all create a shell to use in console.

For example, create a TestShell in Read more…

Call to undefined function mcrypt_encrypt()

Author - Manju Kashyap
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Error: Call to undefined function mcrypt_encrypt()

Description: In one of our project, I was trying to save a field value in encrypted format in the database, using PHP, which could be retrieved back to its normal value, where we need to display it.

So for that Read more…

AWS cli installation, configuration and stopping/starting EC2 machines

Author - Navneet Kashyap

Install the AWS CLI Using the MSI Installer (Windows)
Download the AWS CLI MSI installer for Windows (64-bit) click-here or directly access https://s3.amazonaws.com/aws-cli/AWSCLI64.msi.
Run the above downloaded MSI installer. Follow the instructions that appear:
The CLI installs to C:\Program Files Read more…

Ubuntu | Unable to login, failed to start session

Author - Webner
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Description:  I am trying to login in my Ubuntu machine. I entered my correct password and it didn’t login me. It showed me “failed to start session” message in red color. I am also not able to login with guest user.

Solution:  This problem occurs Read more…

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