How to create a 301 Redirect in c# and vb.net

If you need to redirect a page to another page or site, it's best to use a 301 redirect to help retain some of your SEO work. It's believed that a...

Map a network drive in a logon script

There are two ways to map a network drive and each is more useful in a different situation. Method 1 This way is the more efficient of the two and most useful if...

How to automatically redirect all HTTP traffic to HTTPS on Exchange

Users often don't remember to use https:// when access Outlook Web Access, they simply just use https://. So to automatically redirect them to the same address but with https:// simply follow...

Stop the compatibility button being show on your website in IE8

If your website shows the compatibility button when you browse it in IE8 (Internet Explorer 8) then this is how to remove the button. Simply add the below line to the <head></head>...

How to copy files to client machines via a logon script

This can be very handy when you have set a group policy to display a certain background image/file. Lefts say your group policy is configured to set everyones background to a image...

DropDownList SelectedItem.Value or SelectedValue not working when TabPanel is removed

If you're using the TabContainer, which is part of the Ajax Control Toolkit and have noticed that when you remove a tab you have issues accessing the values from a DropDownList...

Force the compatibility mode in IE8

If your website doesn't display properly in IE8, then it's recommended that you amend your code, but in the meantime you could force Internet Explorer 8 to run in the compatibility mode. Simply add the...

Enable use of # and % characters in OneDrive Business

If you're seeing errors syncing files and/or folders containing special characters such as a # and %, then it's likely because you haven't allowed syncing of these. For some reason Microsoft...

C# Detect HTTPS in a load balanced environment

Detecting HTTPS in your asp.net c# web app is fairly straight forward in a normal environment with a single server solution, as you can see from the below example: The problem comes...

Map a network printer in a logon script

As long as your printer is networked, connected to a print server and shared, then mapping the printer via a logon script is fairly easy. Firstly consider adding an echo line of...

Set Ajax Toolkit Accordion Selected AccordionPane by ID

If you want to choose which AccodionPane is selected, you generally use the SelectedIndex command. However, if you want to select which AccordionPane is active by its ID and when you...

How to put an asp.net website in maintenance mode

If you need to take your website offline, for any reason (eg. database maintenance, site move etc), you can do so very easily by just creating one .htm file and dropping...

How to see what channel your wireless networks is using PowerShell or Command Prompt

If you want to see what channel your wireless network, or the neighbouring networks, then you can run the below script in either PowerShell or the Command Prompt. Why look at the...