Monthly Archive: September 2011

Convert GET to POST with jQuery 0

Convert GET to POST with jQuery

A bit of code to convert GET values obtained from a clicked link in to a POST and send it as a post using jQuery.

If you generate href values in your code...

Upgrading a single ESXi 4.1 host to ESXi 5 0

Upgrading a single ESXi 4.1 host to ESXi 5

Rather than spend 45 minutes digging through the documentation to find the KB article which deals with your rather modest private cloud solution, here’s the link to the VMWare documentation for those of us...

Batch scripting is not dead 0

Batch scripting is not dead

There’s still a little place in my heart for a decent batch script. This morsel prompts the user to enter a new computer name and then, using NETDOM, it renames the computer on the...

Use netsh to set a static IP 0

Use netsh to set a static IP

Since I often seem to forget the correct syntax for setting a static IP address using netsh, I’ve decided to blog it then I know where to come to remind myself!

And when...

Configuring FTP Firewall Support for dynamic IP in IIS 7.5 13

Configuring FTP Firewall Support for dynamic IP in IIS 7.5

If like me you’re stuck with a dynamic IP address on your Internet connection but still wish to provide FTP services from IIS7.5 on Windows Server 20008R2, you may have noticed that when connecting...

WDS Client Naming Policy ignored when deploying Windows 7 1

WDS Client Naming Policy ignored when deploying Windows 7

If you find that your client naming policy as set on your Windows Deployment Services server is being ignored when you deploy a Windows 7 image, you may find that there’s a little known...

Use PowerShell to change user roaming profile locations 0

Use PowerShell to change user roaming profile locations

Here’s a script I used recently to change users’ roaming profile paths from one server (\\OLDSERVER) to another (\\NEWSERVER). It identifies the old server by comparing strings with a search term and only changes...

WDS: Add Driver Packages to Image wizard fails 1

WDS: Add Driver Packages to Image wizard fails

When you attempt to add driver packages to a boot image using the Windows Deployment Service MMC which fails to complete or the process hangs, you’re left with a mounted version of your WIM...