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SQL 2014 'Agent XPs' componet is turned off when accessing Maintenance Plans

When trying to create a Maintenance Plan you get an error:  ‘Agent XPs’ component is turned off as part of the security configuration for this server. A system administrator can enable the use of ‘Agent XPs’ by using sp_configure. For more information about enabling ‘Agent XPs’ see “Surface Area Configuration” in SQL Server Books Online. (Object Explorer) Details of the error are: =================================== Cannot show requested dialog. =================================== Unable to execute requested command. ——————————Program Location: at Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.UI.VSIntegration.ObjectExplorer.ToolMenuItemHelper.OnCreateAndShowForm(IServiceProvider sp, XmlDocument doc) at Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.SqlMgmt.RunningFormsTable.RunningFormsTableImpl.ThreadStarter.StartThread() =================================== ‘Agent XPs’ component is turned off as part of the security configuration for this server. A system administrator can enable the use of ‘Agent XPs’ by using sp_configure. For more information about… Read More »SQL 2014 'Agent XPs' componet is turned off when accessing Maintenance Plans

ERROR The terminal server has exceeded the maximum number of allowed connections. RDP Solution

Using RDP from windows to access a remote server of Windows 2003. The problem sometimes appears that you cannot connect with an error reported as: ERROR The terminal server has exceeded the maximum number of allowed connections   The Problem The cause of this is that you have remote sessions that have not exited correctly. Either the connection to the server was lost, or the user simply clicked the close X at the top of the session. AND You have your settings in Terminal Server set to hold dropped or inactive sessions either for a period of time or forever.   To Solution At the Start Button on the computer where you would normally run… Read More »ERROR The terminal server has exceeded the maximum number of allowed connections. RDP Solution

Bing Ajax Control over HTTPS or HTTP Secure SSL

Today we updated some code in our Contact Details module for DotNetNuke. The module makes it easy to add your contact details to a page in DNN. There is a map control function that uses Bing Maps that can be seen in the demo here: http://www.interactivewebs.com/contactdetails/Demo.aspx We have updated the module today to support the use of SSL or https connections to the page that contains the module. How we did this So here are the two ways to add the Bing Ajax control to your page in HTTP or HTTPS: HTTP: HTTPS: Now on the HTTPS version notice I changed the URL to start with HTTPS, this is… Read More »Bing Ajax Control over HTTPS or HTTP Secure SSL

Why use flash anymore?

The net is changing fast. Release of the iPad and other mobile devices that have correctly made the decision to discontinue Adobe Flash. I say correct decision because not only is flash yesterdays technology, but it is far from the optimal way to produce simple motion in web pages. Flash still has it’s place, just not as a way to inject interesting motion into websites. So what do we use on http://www.InteractiveWebs.com home page? We have some simple code that renders motion:
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Adobe Fireworks CS5 Cannot Close An internal error occurred

For some reason today, I cannot close the Adobe CS5 Fireworks application. When I try I receive: An internal error occurred An internal error occurred That’s right.. twice. The Solution 1. Kill kill kill First off, kill the application by starting the Task Manager (Windows is the assumption here, as the problem would not be there on a mac) 2. Remove some files We on Windows XP, go to: C:\Documents and Settings\<user name>\Application Data\Adobe\Fireworks CS5 Windows 7: C:\Users\<<username>>\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Fireworks CS5 Vista: Who cares! In that folder, change the name (to simulate a delete) or actually delete the following.   Language directory: I personally added a _ after them. for example. This makes it easy to restore… Read More »Adobe Fireworks CS5 Cannot Close An internal error occurred

Free Online Quote website–Quoteroller website

Today we were checking out a fellow developers online quote system. They have turned it into a free quote system that allows you to send a quote to a customer via email and the web. This is a tremendous way to communicate quotes to potential customers and look professional while doing it. Send and manage proposals online Super easy to use, Quote Roller saves you time and helps to close deals faster. You will find that creating proposals is fun and enjoyable process. Automate the process Choose a proposal template, select a client, add products and services and hit send. Several simple steps to create a professional proposal. Accept, discuss, collaborate Allow clients to instantly… Read More »Free Online Quote website–Quoteroller website