OleDB connection string examples – SQL server and Microsoft Access

OleDB connection string An OLE DB connection enables to connect to a data source by using an OLE DB provider. For example, an OLE DB connection manager that connects to Microsoft Access database or SQL Server can use the Microsoft Access Jet or Microsoft OLE DB Provider for SQL Server. Following is the sample connection …

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Send Email using ASP.Net VB.Net

Send Email using ASP.Net VB.Net ASP.Net has built in class to send email via script. You can send email with or without authentication using ASP.Net namespace System.Net.Mail. Following is the sample code to send mail using ASP.Net VB.Net: Make sure to make necessary changes in your script (i.e. SMTP server, email address, password etc.)

Send Mail Using CDO for Windows – Script example for CDO

Send Mail Using CDO On Windows server, you can send mail using CDO. CDO allows to send email using SMTP authentication as well as without SMTP authentication. Here is the sample code to send email using SMTP authentication using CDO: You will have to update SMTP server, SMTP username and password in the above sample …

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Restrict Access to Addon Domains through the Main Domain

Restrict Access to Addon Domains through the Main Domain On cPanel server, addon domains are linked with subdomains and sometimes, web hosting providers force to create all addon domains inside public_html folder as follow: domain1.com – /public_html/domain1domain2.com – /public_html/domain2domain3.com – /public_html/domain3 The above structure will allow to access addon domains content via main domain as …

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WordPress One-Click installation via Softaculous

WordPress One-Click installation via Softaculous WordPress is widely using blogging script and CMS. Most of the hosting providers offer one-click WordPress installation via Softaculous. Softaculous provides many scripts and it allows one-click installation. Today we will discuss how can you install WordPress using Softaculous One-click installation. Following are the steps to install WordPress. [1] Login …

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SQL Server – Query to list table size and row counts

Sometimes we need database usage by its tables and total number of records in each table. By default you will not get table size and total number of records for Microsoft SQL Server database from SQL management studio. However we can obtain those information using simple query. You can execute the following query to get …

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Running Plesk Behind NAT

Plesk Behind NAT Many hosting providers use NAT in their network to limit number of public IP address as well as to improve security of the server. Network Address Translation (NAT) is the process where a network device, usually a firewall, assigns a public address to a computer (or group of computers) inside a private …

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Specified web site already exists – SolidCP

Specified web site already exists  SolidCP is an open source free web hosting control panel for Windows server. It is a multi servers control panel for Windows server. In a specific scenario, you may receive the following error message while creating a website: Specified web site already exists While checking created website, you may …

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Block unwanted users from your site using .htaccess

How to Block Unwanted Users from your Site In this article we will provide different ways to block users or bots from accessing your website via .htaccess rules. If you are unable to see .htaccess file from your control panel, please ensure that you have enabled “show hidden files” or any similar options in your …

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The selected task “{0}” no longer exists

You may receive the following message while opening a specific schedule task or running it manually from Windows Task Scheduler: The selected task “{0}” no longer exists. To see the current tasks, click Refresh. While you are receiving this error in GUI, it is possible that your tasks are still running but you are just …

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Upgrade Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows Server 2008 R2 will reach to end of life on January 14, 2020. It is essential that all users who are using Windows Server 2008 R2 upgrade their server to Windows Server 2012 R2 or migrate to other higher operating system (i.e. Windows Server 2016). In this knowledgebase article, we will illustrate how can …

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Enable/Disable Windows Automatic Updates in Windows Server 2016

In Windows Server 2016, Microsoft has removed direct option to change Windows updates settings. In this article, we will explain how can you enable/disable Windows automatic updates in Windows Server 2016. By default in Windows Server 2016, Windows updates are set to download only. If you wish to change it to install updates automatically, you …

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Blesta Billing System for Web Hosting providers

Blesta is a powerful billing system and it is being used by many web hosting providers for billing automation and account provisioning. Many web hosting providers go for Blesta because they have 99% open source code. That means you can check the source code for almost all files. Blesta comes with many control panel, payment …

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