SQL To Check Space Taken Up By Each Table

This SQL for use with Microsoft SQL Server is a little better than the standard EXEC sp_MSforeachtable @command1=”EXEC sp_spaceused ‘?’” SELECT t.NAME AS TableName, (sum(a.total_pages) * 8) / 1024 as TotalSpaceMB FROM sys.tables t INNER JOIN sys.indexes i ON t.OBJECT_ID = i.object_id INNER JOIN sys.partitions p ON i.object_id = p.OBJECT_ID AND i.index_id = p.index_id INNER JOIN sys.allocation_units a ON p.partition_id …

O2 Business Fibre Broadband and Non-Standard Routers

We had fun setting up a Draytek 2860¬†router to talk to O2’s Business Broadband Fibre service today; there is no documentation, and support staff, well meaning though they are, cannot tell the appropriate settings for a router either. This is largely because O2’s Fibre Business Broadband offerings are outsourced to Daisy Internet. The following procedure should work on routers with …

HTTPS fails on IIS7.5 after server restart

If HTTPS fails to start correctly following a server restart, but HTTP does. Try looking at the binding on the website which https is attached to; the act of looking (and clicking ok) will be enough to get https running again temporarily. But if it fails again on reboot, look at the logs, and in particular for the code¬†0x8009030d in …

Office 365, Microsoft Exchange, Outlook and Android Calendar Sync

My, this is harder than it needs to be. If you are using Office365, and have an address like clive@rectanglered.onmicrosoft.com, one of the big attractions is getting access to Microsoft Exchange’s push based shared calendar system. If you naively try to share a calendar from Office365, you will merely get a readonly copy – no use to anyone. Office365 does …

Notes on Creating a Multidomain SSL Certificate on IIS7

Creating the CSR: Everything you need to know is here: Create a CSR with SHA256 signature algorithm Importing the certificate: Save the certificate to a .cer file somewhere you can easily find it, and add it using ‘complete certificate request’ from IIS Manager’s Server Certificates section. You may (will) find that although the certificate imports apparently successfully, it will vanish if …