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Rollback a SVN File By Using Merge

Rolled out an SVN file a bit early? Thought you fixed a problem but accidentally made it worse? Rollback the file by using the following example. In the below example the current SVN revision is 102 and the file was accidentally upgraded to soon from version 101 to version 102. Verify Same File: svn diff -r 102:101…

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Export Outlook Contacts to Excel or Export Windows Mail Contacts to Excel

Below is a step by step guide to export your Microsoft Outlook contacts to Excel as well as a step by step guide to export your Windows Mail to Excel. If you are running Windows Vista follow the Windows Mail steps and any other Windows version, including Windows XP, should use the Microsoft Outlook steps.

 

Export Contacts from Windows Mail to Excel:

  1. Open Windows Mail: Click Start Icon, Click All Programs, Choose Windows Mail
  2. Select Contacts: From Windows Mail Select Tools, Select Windows Contacts, Left Click Windows Contacts.
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ISPConfig RapidSSL Certificate Not Installing Correctly

I recently reinstalled a CentOS 5.2 server running ISPConfig using apache for virtual web hosting. The first site I was reinstalling the RapidSSL certificate for was not working. It continued to tell me that it was a non trusted self signed certificate. Eventually I figured out the only issue was that ISPConfig was not restarting the web server thus not taking the RapidSSL cert. Once I restarted the web server manually everything worked properly. A couple things to note though are exactly how to install a SSL Certificate with ISPConfig and how to regenerate the servers self signed certificate if necessary.

Installing a SSL Certificate for a Virtual Host with ISPConfig:

  1. Create Site: Create the hosting account using your typical methods with ISPConfig