Saturday, April 11, 2015

HTTPException Request Timeout with ASP.NET 4.0

I'm still doing ongoing debugging of my recent migration from Windows Server 2003 to 2012.  I have an ASP.NET code that really takes a long time to process.  It works fine with 2003.  But when I migrated to 2012, ASP.NET 4.0 is returning an:

[HttpException (0x80004005): Request timed out.]

after about 2 mins into the process.  I'm following the advise here:

I added the ff. in my web.config to extend the timeout to 10 mins:


Sunday, April 5, 2015

Resetting Turnkey Linux File Server Admin Password

I've been using Turnkey Linux file server for a few years and I think it is an excellent appliance software.  But my hard drive recently crashed and I had to reinstall.  I only got around now to try and create user accounts but couldn't remember what I set the login password as.  I tried all the usually suspects but none work.

After reading a few sites at Google, I finally found this tip that worked:

Basically, you can manually edit the .htusers.php file of extplorer and change the "admin" password with one that you manually generate using echo | md5sum.