Monthly Archives: August 2015

ASP.NET Restrict to Active Directory Group in IIS 8.5

Here’s a short summary of steps to restrict access of an ASP.NET site to one or more specific Active Directory groups. The target environment is IIS 8.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2 – similar concepts may apply to other versions. … Continue reading

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Safely Remove Old SQL User and Schema

In older versions of Microsoft SQL Server (and Sybase?), a separate database schema was created for each database user. This caused confusion and resulted in non-standard fully qualified object names like jsmith.tabname rather than dbo.tabname. To correct this, you can … Continue reading

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Math Formulas in WordPress (LaTeX)

If you’re writing a technical post on, you can add well-formatted math formulas using the built-in LaTeX support. See the following articles for details: Support – LaTeX Wikibooks – LaTeX / Mathematics How can I change the font … Continue reading

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Convert Disk TB to File TB

You may have noticed that when you buy a hard disk or other storage media, the reported size is always greater than the size presented for file storage in your computer once the disk is connected and formatted for use. … Continue reading

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Remote Desktop Notes Server 2012 R2

Update 22 Nov 2017, provide sample commands and discuss Server Authentication settings. Windows servers including 2012 R2 allow up to two simultaneous remote desktop administrative sessions without installing the Remote Desktop Services role. Unfortunately the old GUI tool for managing … Continue reading

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