Making log4Net work with Custom Errors in MVC

The problem when you use Custom Errors declared on your web.config is that the Application_Error on your Global.asax does not fire.  So if you have some log4Net logging methods on the Application_Error section then you are out of luck, it will never log your exception anymore but there are work around and here is how… Read More »

Force Resetting iPads that are on Single App Mode

What will you do if your Mac broke down and your Apple Configurator setup is in there? You have no option as the hard drive crashed on you.  Then suddenly you just remembered you have several iPads that are managed by that Mac and you want to remove the single app mode on those iPads,… Read More »

Cannot load script for execution after migrating your SSIS Package to a new SQL Server version

You are migrating your SSIS Packages from an old version SQL Server to a new SQL Server version, it worked perfectly fine before but once it was deployed on the new environment you get an error similar to this one. Message Executed as user: YourDomainYourUser. Microsoft (R) SQL Server Execute Package Utility Version 13.0.1601.5 for… Read More »

Workaround for Adding Encrypted Databases by a Database Master Key on High Availability Groups without a password

Have you ever encountered this error when you are trying to add a database on your Always On Availability Groups? “This database is encrypted by database master key, you need to provide valid password when adding it to the availability group.” You get this on the Wizard after warning you that a Password is required… Read More »