Category Archives: Work

GoDaddy send message error on Thunderbird [SOLVED]

Try changing the port to 25

Reader question (Solved, see below) Yo hoss.. Any chance you could team viewer on to my computer this morning and look at my JSO email. I have been having sending issues for a long time now, and just can’t seem to get it fixed. Every time I try and send something (especially with an attachment) I get the following error message: Most of the the time it asks me to enter my password again…. Thoughts? Answer: Please check your outgoing SMTP

SQL Server database and table listing

I generally work with MySQL, not MS SQL Server. So when I needed some basic automated info about a SQL Server’s database/table layout I was thankful for the following two pages: Get list of databases from Sql Server – Stack Overflow can I get the list of available databases on a SQL server instance? I’m planning to make a list of them in a combo box in Get a list of all database on a SQL Server: SELECT name

Enable PHP error reporting on Turnkey LAMP Stack

Set Display Error Message to Yes and save your settings! :-)

Recently while using Turnkey Linux I had some PHP scripts that were totally blank. This was just a local test server and I had a pretty good idea there were some PHP errors so I enabled PHP error reporting. If you are on a production server you would probably NOT want to do this. However, if you are like me and just doing some testing, here are the steps to enable error reporting: PHP error reporting is disabled – won’t

Turnkey SSH tunnel for MySQL PHP access

Very useful examples at the Linux Journal: and I finally found a connection specification that would work: root@lamp ~# mysql -h localhost -P 3308 -u root -psomepassword vlmdatabase ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can’t connect to local MySQL server through socket ‘/var/run/mysqld/mysq ld.sock’ (2) root@lamp ~# mysql -h localhost -P 3308 -u root -psomepassword vlmdatabase ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can’t connect to local MySQL server through socket ‘/var/run/mysqld/mysq ld.sock’ (2) root@lamp ~# mysql -h -P 3308 -u root -psomepassword vlmdatabase The last one

Fidelity Communications internet and phone service down

The internet and phone service was down in Salem MO this morning for customers of Fidelity Communications. It was quite perplexing at first, because I was working on a wireless upgrade at the Crossroads Inn & Suites hotel in Salem. During the middle of the upgrade, internet connectivity was lost. Eventually we determined that it was not our system’s issue but rather Fidelity’s. After contacting them we learned that a router went down in Kansas City and that caused widespread

Salem MO hotel with good internet [Crossroads Inn & Suites]

This past week I worked from Tuesday through Friday in Salem MO. I stayed at the Crossroads Inn & Suites and had a chance to test their internet over the course of my stay and my work. Here is the result for their free wifi: This result puts is at equal to or better than most hotel’s that I’ve stayed at in Springfield MO (another area where I work regularly). They also have (5) dedicated wifi access points for

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