July 2012

Opencart .php on IIS 7.5 Permission Denied

The Problem We ran into an interesting issue while playing with Opencart on IIS 7.5. The issue was around a common third party module being used called Magic Zoom Plus. The error showed it’s self with the loading of some junk text at the beginning of many pages when loading. The text looked like this: Warning: file_put_contents(C:\inetpub\wwwroot\www.domain.com\admin\controller\module\magictoolbox/magiczoomplus.css): failed to open stream: Permission denied in C:\inetpub\wwwroot\www.domain.com\admin\controller\module\magictoolbox\module.php on line 171Warning: unlink(C:\inetpub\wwwroot\www.domain.com\admin\controller\module\magictoolbox/magiczoomplus.css): Permission denied in C:\inetpub\wwwroot\www.domain.com\admin\controller\module\magictoolbox\module.php on line 172Warning: rename(C:\inetpub\wwwroot\www.domain.com\admin\controller\module\magictoolbox/magiczoomplus .css~backup,C:\inetpub\wwwroot\www.domain.com\admin\controller\module\ magictoolbox/magiczoomplus.css): Access is denied. (code: 5) in C:\inetpub\wwwroot\www.domain.com\admin\controller\module\magictoolbox\module.php on line 173Warning: file_put_contents(C:\inetpub\wwwroot\www.domain.com\admin\controller\module\magictoolbox/magiczoomplus.css): failed to open stream: Permission denied in C:\inetpub\wwwroot\www.domain.com\admin\controller\module\magictoolbox\module.php on line 171Warning: unlink(C:\inetpub\wwwroot\www.domain.com\admin\controller\module\magictoolbox/magiczoomplus.css): Permission denied in C:\inetpub\wwwroot\www.domain.com\admin\controller\module\magictoolbox\module.php on line 172Warning: rename(C:\inetpub\wwwroot\www.domain.com\admin\controller\module\magictoolbox/ magiczoomplus.css~backup,C:\inetpub\wwwroot\www.domain.com\admin\controller\module \magictoolbox/magiczoomplus.css): Access is denied.… Read More »Opencart .php on IIS 7.5 Permission Denied

SmarterMail Automatic Reply Email Message

Setup Auto Reply (Auto-Responder) in SmarterMail To configure Auto-Reply in SmarterMail, you login to the webmail account you wish to setup a reply for. https://mail.interactivewebs.com Login with the email address of the account in question, and the password provided. Then Select Settings / autoresponder Select the Enable auto-responder / then the Auto-Responder Message tab Type your Subject / Message Then click Save, and you are done!

SmarterMail Autodiscover setup configuration

Setup of SmarterMail Autodiscover configuration A simple understanding of autodiscover is that it is the configuration necessary to allow advanced email programs like macmail and outlook to configure themselves with only an email address and password. No more telling clients all the server settings necessary to get them all setup. At least that is the theory. Exchange server has supported it for some time, but configuration under a multi domain setup is a total pain in the butt. Typical off MS to dream something up, then balls it up in the implementation. SmarterMail does a much better job of it. Configuration is virtually non existent, it basically just works. http://portal.smartertools.com/KB/a2415/set-up-auto-discovery-with-smartermail.aspx But their article is a… Read More »SmarterMail Autodiscover setup configuration

Opencart – HTTP Error 500.50 – URL Rewrite Module Error 0x80070005 Handler StaticFile

Problem 500 – Internal server error. There is a problem with the resource you are looking for, and it cannot be displayed.   While working with Opencart shopping cart on an IIS server, we encountered this while browsing to a static image file that was uploaded as a website logo file. Solution The problem turned out to be related to IIS permissions. The folder structure hosting the website needed: IIS_IUSRS(<servername>\IIS_IUSRS) – modify to include Modify permissions. As per this article: http://www.interactivewebs.com/blog/index.php/websites/creating-a-new-opencart-deployment-on-a-windows-server-iis/ Once we fixed that the problems all were solved.

DotNetNuke Event message: Forms authentication failed for the request. Reason: The ticket supplied was invalid. EventID 1315

The Problem We were receiving some really really strange behaviour with a dotnetnuke website. The log files showed: Event message: Forms authentication failed for the request. Reason: The ticket supplied was invalid. with EVENT ID 1315   The behaviour was this: Login with Internet Explorer worked. Login with some versions of firefox failed others worked Login with Chrome failed. When login failed, the browser would refresh and then show the page you were on before login. Now in this instance we tried nearly everything we could think of. we tried different application pools different.net settings in IIS. and we hand we have a good idea of both server management and asp.net. He also had is… Read More »DotNetNuke Event message: Forms authentication failed for the request. Reason: The ticket supplied was invalid. EventID 1315

Tall Tails–Mobile Dog Grooming Melbourne

Tall Tails Mobile Dog Grooming Service Melbourne has a new website. This new site is a free website run using InteractiveWebs domain name hosting services and email services, but allows the owner to run the website management using the free content management system.

AD FS certificate rollover CRM 2011

You find that you can’t logon to your CRM 2011 IFD deployment that you have configured around 12 months earlier. In the browser you may see: HTTP Error 401 - Unauthorized: Access is denied <html><body><p> An error has occurred. <br/><br/> Try this action again. If the problem continues, check the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Community for solutions or contact your organization's Microsoft Dynamics CRM Administrator. Finally, you can contact Microsoft Support. </p></body></html>   Looking at the server log may show: SERVER Log Error show: 1309 Event code: 3005 Event message: An unhandled exception has occurred. Event time: 9/07/2012 12:09:59 PM Event time (UTC): 9/07/2012 2:09:59 AM Event ID: 50c7c9d7c3ba4b839bca7c72b9edf410 Event sequence: 51779 Event occurrence: 11 Event… Read More »AD FS certificate rollover CRM 2011