Getting Joomla Permissions to Work on a Dedicated or VPS Server (LiquidWeb)

Can’t upload files using manager? Maybe you can’t change the configuration.php file or Global Configuration in the backed. If this is happening to you, permissions may be to blame. If you’ve CHMOD’d everything correctly and you’re still getting trouble, then you may have Group permission problems.

This happened to me on LiquidWeb. Basically, I was moving my site and FTP’ing Joomla files from another server but LiquidWeb was not assigning the “nobody” group to them. This made my Joomla Administrator backend untouchable. Below is the way to fix it. Continue reading “Getting Joomla Permissions to Work on a Dedicated or VPS Server (LiquidWeb)”

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Extract First Name, Last Name and Email Address from Active Directory Using DSQuery

Sometimes an administrator needs to query Active Directory for specific information. In my case, I needed a way to extract the first name, last name and email address from all users in our domain. Thankfully, Microsoft offers a way to do this that is quite easy. Continue reading “Extract First Name, Last Name and Email Address from Active Directory Using DSQuery”