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A little something about everything

internet marketing and website development made simple..

PIWIK, There is no data for this report under Actions

This is caused by a database design issue in PIWIK, you can fix it by opening MySQL workbench or phpmyadmin and editing the database table column as follows.



As you can see we've edited the piwik_log_link_visit_action.idlink_va design "Data Type" from INT(11) to BIGINT(11)

INT is too small to run larger segments, so we need to switch it to BIGINT, the number just specifies the columns "display width" when output.

BIGINT

8 Bytes, -2^63 (-9,223,372,036,854,775,808) to 2^63-1 (9,223,372,036,854,775,807)

INT 

4 Bytes, -2^31 (-2,147,483,648) to 2^31-1 (2,147,483,647)

After you've done this apply and rerun your reports from either opening the piwik stats page or by command line, cron job, task manager task if you have one of these setup.

If using windows server, you can setup a batch file to run via task manager every 15 minutes or as needed depending on traffic and number of sites your run stats for. Here is what you update.bat file should looke like

mode con: cols=140 lines=40
php "(Drive):\PathtoPWIKwebsite\console" core:archive
timeout 30

  1. The first line is optional and I included it because it allows me to specify the size of the CMD window it will open on the server, this is nice because you can make it as large or small as you would like.
  2. The second line is your command line to run the actual PIWIK archive, this will update all of the stats under actions and a few other things, This is considered archive for PIWIK.
  3. The third line is optional, I use this to specify a timer so you can see that the script is running correctly. 

Now set windows task manager to run this every x number of minutes.

That's it your done.

http error, PHP 7.x, 5.6 on windows IIS server: 0xc0000135 500 php.cgi.exe

This error can be caused by not installing the related Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio

That is it.

How to quickly export a mailbox from exchange 2013 in .pst format, main or archive mailbox

Quick step by step of how to export a mailbox directly from exchange 2013 ECP/EAC.

  1. Be sure you have a share setup and ready to export to
    • This will require access to the server directly if you have not already done so. So \\SERVERNAME\SHARE for example.
  2. Login to your SERVER via ECP
    • Select Permissions
    • Double click(Edit) "Recipient Management"
      • Select + under "Roles" and choose "Mailbox Import Export"
      • Select + under "Members" and choose the user you want to be able to manage mailbox exports with.
      • Click "Save"
    • Click "Recipents"
      • Chose the mailbox/user you wish to export to .pst 
      • Choose "∙∙∙" then select "Export to PST File"
      • Choose the type of export, main mailbox or archive then choose next
      • Enter the share you wish to export to ie \\SERVERNAME\SHARE\mailbox(archive).pst
      • Choose if you want a notification once its done.
  3. Once its complete the PST file will be in the share.
Thats it your done!

Step by Step install of CentOS7 on Microsoft Hyper-V Server with Linux Integration Services Version 4.0

Step by Step install of CentOS7 on Microsoft Hyper-V Server

  1. Create new VHD Generation 1
  2. Install from iso
  3. Configure network
    • Check, "Automatically connect to this network when it is available"
    • If manual IP allocation configure IPv4 & IPv6 as needed.
  4. Set root password
  5. Finish install

Download and install Linux Integration Services 4.0 from microsoft

  1. Download Linux IC4.0
  2. attach the ISO from HyperV
  3. run the following commands:
    # mount /dev/cdrom /media
    # cd /media
    # ./install.sh
    # reboot
Update Network settings
  1. right click on the virtual machine and click settinsg then expand network adapter select advanced features and note the mac address.
  2. run the following commands:
    # vi /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0
  3. use "i" to insert text, (esc) to exit and ":wq" to write your changes to make the file look like this:
    TYPE="Ethernet"
    BOOTPROTO=none
    DEFROUTE=yes
    IPV4_FAILURE_FATAL=no
    IPV6INIT=yes
    IPV6_AUTOCONF=yes
    IPV6_DEFROUTE=yes
    IPV6_FAILURE_FATAL=no
    NAME=eth0
    UUID=(leave this as is)
    DEVICE="eth0"
    ONBOOT=yes
    HWADDR=(MAC ADDRESS, This should match what is configured in Hyper-V)
    Networking=yes
    IPADDR=(YOUR SERVER IP)
    PREFIX=30
    GATEWAY=(YOUR DEFAULT GATEWAY)
    DNS1=(PRIMARY DNS SERVER IP)
    DNS2=(SECONDARY DNS SERVER IP)
    IPV6_PEERDNS=yes
    IPV6_PEERROUTES=yes
    IPV6+PRIVACY=no
  4. now restart the network:
    service network restart
Instalation should be complete

Installing webmin on CentOS7 using the CentOS-7-x86_64-Minimal-1511.iso image

Installing webmin on CentOS7

  • Run the following commands:
    # yum update
    Is this ok [y/d/N]: y
    Is this ok [y/d/N]: y
    # cat > /etc/yum.repos.d/webmin.repo << EOF
  • Edit the file as follows:
    [Webmin]
    name=Webmin Distribution Neutral
    #baseurl=http://download.webmin.com/download/yum
    mirrorlist=http://download.webmin.com/download/yum/mirrorlist
    enabled=1
    EOF
  • Now run
    # rpm --import http://www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.asc
  • Install webmin
    # yum install webmin
    Is this ok [y/d/N]: y
  • Now open port 10000 to access webmin, to open for all IP's for example
    # iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 10000 -j ACCEPT
Completed.