backup perfmon counters

How to backup your perfmon counters

The easiest way to backup your perfmon counters is to use the lodctr tool

Lodctr

Registers new Performance counter names and Explain text for a service or device driver, and saves and restores counter settings and Explain text.

Syntax lodctr [\\ComputerName] FileName [/s:FileName] [/r:FileName] Example lodctr /s:”perf backup1.txt” . . . → Read More: backup perfmon counters

Red Hat Linux cheat sheet commands examples RHEL

Useful Linux Commands (Red Hat)

(http://www.cse.buffalo.edu/~eisner/DLW) Revised 3/1/2000

Getting information man commandname display the manual page for a particular command named commandname man -S sectionnumber commandname display the manual page under a specific section numbered sectionnumber for the command named commandname. Sometimes the same command will exist in more than one section. man alone will . . . → Read More: Red Hat Linux cheat sheet commands examples RHEL

How to Print a Windows Directory

Need to print a windows directory?

Here’s how: 1. Open up notepad 2. paste this text in

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\printdir] @=”Print Directory” [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\printdir\command] @=hex(2):25,00,77,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,69,00,72,00,25,00,5c,00,70,00,72,00,69,\ 00,6e,00,74,00,64,00,69,00,72,00,2e,00,62,00,61,00,74,00,20,00,22,00,25,00,\ 31,00,22,00,00,00

3. Save file as printdir.reg 4. Open up a new notepad window 5. paste this in:

@echo off dir %1 /-p /o:gn /S > “%temp%\Listing” start . . . → Read More: How to Print a Windows Directory

SELECT permission denied on object ‘USERS’, database ‘qcsiteadmin_db’, owner ‘dbo’

How to resolve this error:

[Mercury][SQLServer JDBC Driver][SQLServer]SELECT permission denied on object ‘USERS’, database ‘qcsiteadmin_db’, owner ‘dbo’.; Stack Trace: java.sql.SQLException: [Mercury][SQLServer JDBC Driver][SQLServer]SELECT permission denied on object ‘USERS’, database ‘qcsiteadmin_db’, owner ‘dbo’. at com.mercury.jdbc.base.BaseExceptions.createException(Unknown Source) at com.mercury.jdbc.base.BaseExceptions.getException(Unknown Source)

The reason this error is occurring is because user td does not have rights to the tables . . . → Read More: SELECT permission denied on object ‘USERS’, database ‘qcsiteadmin_db’, owner ‘dbo’

compare two files freeware

Howto: Compare two files using freeware or open source

Diffmerge is my favorite program (open source at least) that I use to compare files.

From their website:

DiffMerge is an application to visually compare and merge files for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

DiffMerge in Vault

DiffMerge was developed as the internal compare/merge tool . . . → Read More: compare two files freeware

Howto: See if a local port is listening from command prompt

List local/remote socket and PID  for all TCP connections in “Established” state:

netstat -ano | find /i “established”

List local/remote socket for all TCP connections in “Established” state (sometimes you get more than above):

netstat -an | find /i “established”

List connections over time (netstat_check_connections.bat):

@echo off for /L %%X in (1,1,4) do (netstat -b . . . → Read More: Howto: See if a local port is listening from command prompt

Howto: Back up Server 2003 Users Groups Shares Permissions Program Names Network Settings

I cam across two amazing article the other day detailing how to do some great stuff from the windows command line.

synjunkie knows his shit:

Command-Line-Ninjitsu Command-Line Kung Fu

I stumbled upon it because I was about to format a server but wanted to retain this information:

All local groups/users and their respective permissions for . . . → Read More: Howto: Back up Server 2003 Users Groups Shares Permissions Program Names Network Settings

Howto: Make Hudson HTTPS (Windows)

I am assuming you have installed hudson as a service in windows and that hudson lives in C:\hudson

Use a tool called Portecle to import your valid cert and export it as a java keystore file (.jks).  Remember to use THE SAME PASSWORD FOR ALL PROMPTS IN THAT PROGRAM (or you will run in to . . . → Read More: Howto: Make Hudson HTTPS (Windows)

Howto: Sync time with Active Directory Domain Controller

from command prompt run this:

w32tm /resync sync time domain controller