Redmine Alert on New Admin or Public Project

Problem: How can I receive an email when the Redmine admin list changes or a project is changed to publicly viewable? You will need to run some mysql commands / queries in windows batch mode. Solution: Download blat and place in c:\windows\system32 Create directory c:\1admin and place these files in it: These are the queries... » read more

HowTo: Harden Bitnami WampStack WordPress Install

Hardening your Windows Bitnami WampStack WordPress Install: By default apache runs under an account with read/write to your entire machine, let’s fix that! CREATING USERS 1. Create two new local users named apache and filezilla. 2. Add filezilla to the group administrators 3. Click Start -> Run 4. Type services.msc & hit enter 5. Find... » read more

Howto: Fix WP Super Cache Manager Cache Directory Writable Error

Receiving an error like this? WP Super Cache Manager Error: Your cache directory (C:\Program Files\BitNami WAMPStack\apps\wordpress\htdocs/wp-content/cache/) or C:\Program Files\BitNami WAMPStack\apps\wordpress\htdocs/wp-content need to be writable for this plugin to work. Double-check it. Cannot continue... fix previous problems To Fix: 1. Click Start -> Run 2. Type services.msc & hit enter 3. Find the service running apache... » read more

Howto: Backup your Bitnami Stack’s MySQL DB

Below I will explain how to take nightly backups of your MySQL database Download and Install: MYSQL GUI Tools 7zip Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit Tools to obtain robocopy After you install the tools bring up a command prompt and run these commands to copy robocopy to our working folder (1BACKUP_MYSQL): cd \ cd ..... » read more

Howto: Fix a Slow Bitnami Redmine Stack

Problem: Redmine is running super slow. Version: Bitnami Redmine Stack on Windows The Fix 1. Run MySQL System Tray Monitor (accessible from either of these methods): Start menu – MySql – MySQL System Tray Monitor “C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Tools for 5.0\MySQLSystemTrayMonitor.exe” 2. Right click on system tray icon and from the popup menu select Actions ->... » read more