WinEmailTest

December 22, 2016 TechGuy 0

Small app that helps you troubleshoot email problems. We use it to test our own email account on a customer’s machine to see if it is working. If it is, we know it is something with the customer’s email host or their settings. If it does not, we try the […]

WordPress – Moving to New Host Error

November 1, 2016 TechGuy 0

I recently moved web hosts and that means the wordpress sites that I have needed to be copied over. I ran in to an issue with one site in particular. I had this site originally on an IIS server, moved to Plesk, and now to CPanel over time. I tried […]

Actual Search & Replace

November 1, 2016 TechGuy 0

Very useful tool when you need to find information in a file. It has plenty of options. If you cannot find what you are looking for with this tool, it probably does not exist. It hasn’t been updated since 2013 but I have no problems running it on Windows 10 […]

Web deployment task failed

October 26, 2016 TechGuy 0

I ran into another issue when publishing my Asp.net web app to a new server. I would get the following message: Web deployment task failed. (Could not connect to the remote computer (“<mywebsite>”). On the remote computer, make sure that Web Deploy is installed and that the required process (“Web […]

Flushing DNS on Windows

October 26, 2016 TechGuy 0

I ran in to a problem where my DNS wasn’t updating after I made an update on Godaddy for a website. I tried this by it’s self: ipconfig /flushdns I actually tried it several time without any luck. The DNS server had the right ip but my workstation did not. […]

WinMTR – Free Network Diagnostic Tool

October 13, 2016 TechGuy 0

I was directed to this app today to get me an idea where some latency was occurring. Simple to use and gives you a few averages that help you determine where in your hop the issue is at. From their website: WinMTR is a Windows application which combines the functionality […]

IIS Crypto by Nartac Software

October 12, 2016 TechGuy 0

Very very useful utility when trying to get your protocols on your server correct. This is from their site: IIS Crypto is a free tool that gives administrators the ability to enable or disable protocols, ciphers, hashes and key exchange algorithms on Windows Server 2008, 2012 and 2016. It also […]