Manage MSSQL backups with Scheduled Tasks

Arvixe customers have 2 options to manage MSSQL databases backups.

The first option is to manually backup databases using  Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Management Studio.

A detailed explanation of how to backup using MSSQL 2008 Management Studio can be found here.

The second and most useful option, in my opinion, is to schedule database backups using the ‘Scheduled Tasks‘ feature you can find in the Arvixe Control Panel.

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To play mp4 video in ASP.NET you may need to add a MIME-Type

This is also relevant for other video and audio file types that do not work.

I use Camtasia Studio to create video tutorials, but when I uploaded my video to my Web Site the other day I got this error:

HTTP Error 404.3 – Not Found
“The page you are requesting cannot be served because of the extension configuration. If the page is a script, add a handler. If the file should be downloaded, add a MIME map.”

To fix this, we have 3 options.

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Making Short Profile URLs in Elgg

Something that elgg sites have is that they use long urls for profile pages. There is no guide for making then short and easy to share. Until now.

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