Losing Network Card In Virtual Server 2005 R2

This always happens and everytime it does I spend time looking for the fix. When MS Virtual Server get shut down due to powere outage etc. The virtual server loses it’s network card. When I try to add it back the only thing in the drop-down is “not connected”. Here’s the trick. Go to Virtual…

Preparing Catalog Data For Use With Xdata

Go to MBDealer site > Product Database For fields choose – MBNumber, Title, Best Seller, UPC, ISNB13, MediaType, Price, ByLine, DifOverall, PubDate, Description. Get Data Right click and save generated Txt file to hard drive. Open in Excel – Text Import Wizard > Delimited> Tab> Change the following columns to Text instead of General ProductID…

Install WordPress using LAMP + Plesk 9

Create Domain in Plesk 9. In Domain created add database. Create database user for database Open wp-config.php and add the database info into the fields /** The name of the database for WordPress */ define(‘DB_NAME’, ‘databasename’); /** MySQL database username */ define(‘DB_USER’, ‘databaseUserCreated4thisDomain’); /** MySQL database password */ define(‘DB_PASSWORD’, ‘password’); /** MySQL hostname */ define(‘DB_HOST’,…

Install In Joomla

To document my steps… Create domain in Plesk (be sure to uncheckĀ  php safe_mode on) Create database for domain Use FTP to move Joomla directories into httpdocs folder of domain created Change permissions during the install process (@ directory above httpdocs folder chmod -R 777 httpdocs) Do the Joomla web install – (This time I…

LAMP

I’m starting this blog to document my IT experiences of deploying WordPress & Joomla on LAMP after spending years working in the Microsoft world. I’m currently having an issue with getting Joomla components installed. This I believe is caused by having the site manged with a Plesk server interface. I’m using Plesk version 9. I’ve…