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1. Do not use the web platform installer. If you already have, uninstall PHP and FastCGI using the Control Panel
2. Download the Non Thread Safe ZIP version from http://windows.php.net/download/, unpack it in C:\PHP5
3. Download FastCGI from http://www.iis.net/download/FastCGI (already included in Windows 7)
4. Add the .php file extension mapping using the IIS manager or
C:\WINDOWS\system32\inetsrv>cscript fcgiconfig.js -add -section:"PHP" -extension:php -path:"C:\PHP5\php-cgi.exe"
5. Download the VC9 non-thread safe FreeTDS dll from http://download.moodle.org/download.php … B_NOTS.zip or (preferred – this one has parameterized queries) the v2 php_sqlsrv_53_nts_vc9.dll – search for the download link on http://blogs.msdn.com/sqlphp – it’s in beta now.
6. In c:\php5\php.ini:
error_log = c:\devel\php-errors.log
fastcgi.impersonate = 1
7. Set the application protection level to Low (IIS Process)
8. in a file.php
$serverName = "(local)\sqlexpress";
$connectionOptions = array("Database"=>"aa", "UID"=>"zz", "PWD"=>"yy");
$conn = sqlsrv_connect($serverName, $connectionOptions); $s=sqlsrv_errors();
if(!$conn) echo ('cannot connect: ' .$s[0][2]);
else { echo 'Successful connection';
sqlsrv_close($conn); }

The error is caused by OS X trying to save metadata for copied files in resource forks (NT terminology) / named streams (Mac terminology). If the server (usually Samba) doesn’t support this it can be disabled
1. For a Mac user, when connecting to any SMB server, write
in ~/Library/Preferences/nsmb.conf

2. For all Mac users, when connecting to a specific share
touch "/shared dir/.com.apple.smb.streams.off"
while there, you should also do a
touch "/shared dir/.metadata_never_index"
3. Samba can also disable the forks and extended attributes for all clients, use
ea support = no
unix extensions = no
in /etc/smb.conf

private static CacheItemRemovedCallback OnCacheRemove = null;
protected void Application_Start(object sender, EventArgs e)
AddTask("DoStuff", 60);
private void AddTask(string name, int seconds)
OnCacheRemove = new CacheItemRemovedCallback(CacheItemRemoved);
HttpRuntime.Cache.Insert(name, seconds, null,
DateTime.Now.AddSeconds(seconds), Cache.NoSlidingExpiration,
CacheItemPriority.NotRemovable, OnCacheRemove);
public void CacheItemRemoved(string k, object v, CacheItemRemovedReason r)
// do stuff here if it matches our taskname, like WebRequest
// re-add our task so it recurs
AddTask(k, Convert.ToInt32(v));

%windir%\Downloaded Program Files\TransferMgr.exe

Purpose: allow a specific user to backup and restore database, without giving her full access to the filesystem.
As dbo, create the proc below, create the login, grant public access to master, grant dbo access on the needed databases, grant execute on dbo.backupng and dbo.restoreng to sqluser.
As user,
exec backupng @database='somename'
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Tools->Folder Options->View-> uncheck Use simple file sharing
Key: Software\Microsoft\windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Name: Nosecuritytab
Value: 0

convert c: /fs:ntfs

use angajare
alter database angajare set recovery simple
backup log angajare with truncate_only
dbcc shrinkfile (angajare_log, 1)
dbcc shrinkfile (angajare, 1)

EXEC sp_help_revlogin
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[WebService(Namespace = "http://server")]
[WebServiceBinding(ConformsTo = WsiProfiles.BasicProfile1_1)]
public class myservice : WebService {
public string someq(string var1, string var2)
return var1+var2;

$wsdl = "http://server/service.asmx?wsdl";
$client = new SoapClient($wsdl);
var_dump($client->someq(array('var1'=>"val1", 'var2'=>"val2")));

regsvr32 /n /i:U shell32

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