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Getting more out your Windows Performance Counters monitoring for web applications – part 3

IIS AppPool Insights in Zabbix – because there is always more than one way This is part 3 about Zabbix monitoring for your websites and ASP.NET applications in IIS. This time I’ll show you how to get data from Win32_PerfRawData_PerfProc_Process counter, fast, for everey application pool This counter is notorious for its slowness, but you can get …

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ASP.NET web application monitoring in Zabbix, part 2

When you host multiple websites in IIS, and you need to monitor them, Zabbix is one of your options. In Zabbix, you can take advantage of Windows Servers performance counters using perf_counter and perf_counter_en. In this article, I’ll show you some important Windows performance counters to monitor your ASP.NET web application in Zabbix

Disable Joomla Contacts component (com_contact) in MySQL / phpMyAdmin

How-to disable Joomla’s built-in contact forms component and its ability to send a copy to the sender, directly in your MySQL database using phpMyAdmin Often the built-in Joomla contact forms component (com_contact) is abused by spammers. These contact forms allow the sender to receive a copy of the form contents. All spammers need to do …

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.NET Core 2.1, 3.1, and .NET 5.0 updates are coming to Microsoft Update

Jamshed Damkewala writes on devblogs.microsoft.com: Starting in December 2020, we will be delivering .NET Core updates on Windows via Microsoft Update. We have received many requests for this, particularly from organizations that acquire and manage all of their Microsoft-related updates via Microsoft (or Windows) Update. This change will enable organizations to manage .NET Framework and …

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Emulate ternary operator in PowerShell

Quickly and dirty determine if a condition is true or false in PowerShell 5.1 by emulating the ternary operator. For example when determinering if the server you are servicing is a Windows Server Desktop Experience version or not (and thus Server Core):

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