windows

Redirect IIS to SSL

IIS Config only:
http://jameskovacs.com/2007/05/09/how-to-autoredirect-to-a-sslsecured-site-in-iis/

Javascript redirect (requires client to have js on):
http://www.jppinto.com/2009/01/automatically-redirect-http-requests-to-https-on-iis-6/

net use

net use k: /delete
net use k: \\ip_address\share_name /User:user_name password



restart services

SOFTWARE: windows

start > settings > control panel > administrative tools > services

Location of services like tomcat etc. Nice if you just want to start, stop, restart a few services without rebooting the whole box.

start > settings > control panel > administrative tools > services
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basic windows shell commands

SOFTWARE: windows

change volume by simply entering the name of the volume IE "D:" + Enter

To change volume simply type the name of the volume and hit enter:

D:

To change directory when you're in the volume you want:

cd \directory\path

To list the contents of a directory:

dir

To run a bat file inside your current directory, just type the name of the file:

PushConfigUpdates.bat

To get help inside the shell, type "help".

help

To quit the cmd window:

exit

Display ip configuration:

ipconfig

Ping a server to test connection and get IP address:

ping www.google.com
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local administrator

SOFTWARE: windows

start > settings > control panel > category_view > User Accounts > Groups > Administrators

To modify the local administrators for a windows server:

start > settings > control panel > category_view > User Accounts > Groups > Administrators

Add/Remove users as needed.

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hosts file location (on xp)

SOFTWARE: windows

C:\Windows\system32\drivers\etc

Location of the hosts file in windows xp is:

C:\Windows\system32\drivers\etc
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Switch Tabs in IE7

SOFTWARE: windows

CTRL + TAB

CTRL + TAB (jump to next tab) CTRL + SHIFT + TAB (previous tab) CTRL + Q (available tab browser)

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remote desktop monitor session

SOFTWARE: windows

Terminal Services Manager > rtclk session > remote control

To monitor somebody else's remote desktop connection session:

Start > Programs > Administrative Tools > Terminal Services Manager > rt click session > remote control.

When you start it up, it'll tell you what key combo to use to cancel. Make a note of this since you don't want to log off their session in the process of canceling viewing.

ctrl + {*}
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ipconfig network debugging commands

SOFTWARE: windows

ipconfig /all

Show settings:

ipconfig /all

Other useful options:

ipconfig /displaydns
ipconfig /flushdns

ipconfig /release
ipconfig /renew
ipconfig /registerdns
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