How to upgrade PHP version 5.XX to 7.XX version in XAMPP for Windows Server

There is always an open issue on the older version of the tool, so it is best to upgrade your tool if it is going to be compatible. Similarly in PHP also, the older version that I had was 5.5.15 and figure out that it might breach our security with SQL Injection. Thus, I was forced to upgrade our XAMPP server with the latest PHP version 7.1.

The following resolution also solves the issue of “The program can’t start because php5ts.dll is missing from your computer“.

While working on it, I took the reference from many blogs while looking around the solution and indeed those sites helped me. So I thought to blog with all the problem I faced in one place and which might help you in the future.

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Enable Terminal Server/Multiple RDP Sessions on Windows 10

I got up a requirement to setup Windows 10 in a cloud from where we want to have concurrent users on it at the same time. It is an easy step for System Administrator on Windows Server, however, as being the normal operating system,  it wasn’t easy to fulfill this requirement on Windows 10.

I googled and tried to come up with a solution. I have seen few tools on the internet too but they are not working properly with the latest Windows update too.

In the end, I manage to get it done and thought to share my step on my blog. Hereby, I modify the termsrv.dll file from the System32 folder to get it done. Continue reading “Enable Terminal Server/Multiple RDP Sessions on Windows 10”

[Solved] .Net Framework Data Provider. It may not be installed. (MySQL Database)

While I was upgrading .Net Framework in our IIS server which was connected to MySQL Database, I started getting an issue:

“Unable to find the requested .Net Framework Data Provider. It may not be installed.”

.NetError

Solution:

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[Solved] Couldn’t verify Office 365 Subscription.

I have faced a quite weird issue where Office package (O365) gives an error as “Couldn’t verify subscription Excel/Word couldn’t verify your Office 365 subscription. Please make sure that you’re connected to the Internet.”, even though I have an appropriate license for Office 365.

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I got some solution on it and fixed my issue. So I thought to share this info in my blog.

Solution: Continue reading “[Solved] Couldn’t verify Office 365 Subscription.”

Configuring iDRAC in Dell Power Edge Server

iDrac (Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller) is embedded in every Dell Power Edge Server. It helps us to deploy, update, monitor and maintain Dell Power Edge servers without your physical presence in a server room.

It is simple and easy to do.

Configuring iDrac

  1. First, you have to connect your iDrac port with an available network which we will configure later. Port looks like:

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[Solved] Unable to Access Mapped Network Drives in Windows 10.

I have a script in my Windows which helps me to mapped different shared locations as a drive.

net use G: \\server1\shared_folder /PERSISTENT:YES

On each logon, it used to mapped successfully (shared a blog on this too), however after upgrading my system to Windows 10 , it doesn’t work. So, I figured out one quick solution which might also be helpful for you guys.

Solution:

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