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Powershell Scheduled Task

To run a powershell script from a scheduled task the following can be used: C:\WINDOWS\system32\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe “& ‘c:\scripts\Send-ExchangeServerSummary.ps1′”

Plesk SMTP – domain isn’t in my list of allowed rcpthosts

553 sorry, that domain isn't in my list of allowed rcpthosts (#5.7.1)Reading I set the email server settings in Plesk as suggested. Then listed the server IP/32 in addition to in the white list. Making sure the servers IP and hostname are listed in the /etc/hosts file along with the loopback address

Exchange 2007 Receive Connector SCL Headers

Our Mailhubs set the following Mail header which is interpreted by MS Outlook when filtering messages to the JunkMail folder: X-MS-Exchange-Organization-SCL A score is assigned to this header based on analysis by SpamAssassin so this header will have the same value as X-Spam-Score. The default behavior for Exchange 2007 is to remove any pre-existing X-MS-Exchange… Read more »

Magento Frustrations

Magento seems like a very good e-commerce application and for the most part is pretty intuitive but the following may help for future reference: Supported Payment GatewaysThere is a list of the supported Payment Service Providers on the features page. Back-End AddressThe address for the back-end control panel is http://thedomain.tld/index.php/admin Front-end Horizontal MenuI wanted the… Read more »

Bridge on Linux

A while ago I did a fruitless search for my father for a Bridge card game on Linux but didn't turn up much of interest. However, I recently read in (great magazine) about Contract Bridge which costs £15 including CD and postage:

CycloDS Evolution for Nintendo DS

The CycloDS Evo is one of many flash carts for the Nintendo DS / lite. This modification card is used in conjunction with a Micro SD card on which you can store games, music, videos and even a linux distribution. For this I used: a Nintendo DS Lite The CycloDS Evolution purchased from approx… Read more »

Google Docs

I tried a few options for downloading documents from GoogleDocs, some methods are geared more for synchronising one document at a time but I needed something to take a full backup of all my GoogleDocs for offline sharing. I found the Google Doc Download Greasemonkey script was best. Google Doc Download (Greasemonkey Script)I visited the… Read more »

autofs mounting WIndows Shares on CentOS 5

Create a directory for the mountpoint: mkdir /mnt/mywinserver Temporarily mount: mount -t cifs // /mnt/mywinserver -o username=jonny,password=letmein For a more permanent mount  edit /etc/auto.master file add a line like:

Edit /etc/auto.mywinservermount and add the following: LogFiles -fstype=cifs,user=jonny,password=letmein :// Protect the /etc/auto.mywinservermount file: chmod 600 /etc/auto.mywinservermount Access the mount to check it is working: ls… Read more »

Ubuntu ATI Graphics Driver

I had a few difficulties with playing video on Ubuntu with false/inverted colours so the reds were blue, and also so jitters in the video play.I followed the instructions here: and for the time being the videos are playing correctly.