Manually run an ISPConfig 3 Backup on the command-line

ISPConfig Backup

This short guide shows you how to manually start the website, database, and email backup process in ISPConfig on the command-line. php /usr/local/ispconfig/server/cron_debug.php --cronjob=500-backup.inc.php Run the command as root. Of course, the whole process might take some time. It depends on the size of the web pages on the server. Here is the output in ... Read more

Fix “The program can’t start because MSVCR100.dll is missing from your computer.” error on Windows

Program can not start due to a MSVCR100.dll error

What hides behind this name is the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable which can easily be downloaded on the Microsoft website as x86 or x64 edition: 32 bit: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=5555 64 bit: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=14632 Usually, the application that misses the dll indicates what version you need - if one does not work, simply install the other.

Redirect domains without www (e.g. domain.com) to www.domain.com with apache rewrite rules

Apache www redirect rule

If all your visitors shall access your website with a URL like www.domain.com and not without www, use the following apache rewrite rule for redirecting them. RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www RewriteRule (.*) http://www.%{HTTP_HOST}$1 [L,R] The apache rewrite rule can be added in a .htaccess file in the website root directory or if you use ... Read more

[Solved] Get-Mailbox : Active Directory server is not available

Resoved MS Exchange issue

This short guide shows you how to solve the error "Get-Mailbox : Active Directory server is not available" on a Microsoft exchange server. You may get the following error while executing the Get-Mailbox function on a Microsoft Exchange Server 2016. The full error message is: Get-Mailbox : Active Directory server is not available. Error Message: ... Read more

How to Create a PowerShell Session on a Remote Computer

PowerShell Remote Session

To execute PowerShell commands or scripts on a remote computer, you need to create a session. This is also known as PowerShell remoting and it is just like an SSH session to an operating system. There are several ways to create a PowerShell session. I'll list one of the easiest methods here. These are the required ... Read more