Encrypting and Decrypting passwords in SQL server


We have come across scenarios wherein highly sensitive information like passwords being stored in our database. It is a highly likely chance that during SQL Injection or unprecedented attacks, these table values gets exposed. I will explain here a simple means of encrypting, followed by decrypting the same password for user authentication. But let me … Continue reading Encrypting and Decrypting passwords in SQL server

Javascript pause method: To create delays in javascripts


Creating delays in javascript can be very essential under certain specific scenarios, though i would recommend you to avoid it in most cases. The right way to create a delay would be by using setTimeOut method in javascript, as below: setTimeout("alert('hello world')",1500); // shows alertbox after 1500 milliseconds The lazy way or to be precise … Continue reading Javascript pause method: To create delays in javascripts

How to enable javascript in various browsers – help file


This is a help reference for those sites, which are javascript critical. You can use this in a page to which you redirect in your javascript disabled scenario. Microsoft Internet Explorer 1. On the Tools dropdown menu, click Internet Options, and then click the Security tab. 2. Click on the earth «Internet» icon, and then … Continue reading How to enable javascript in various browsers – help file

Setting write permission to App_Data for a Godaddy hosted site


The "App_Data" is the folder where most of your site user data's fall into. Hence in case of blogs or other site's that permits user to upload images/videos/files, it would be essential to give write permissions to the "App_Data" folder. Scenario: You have a godaddy account. You would like to give write permission to "App_Data" … Continue reading Setting write permission to App_Data for a Godaddy hosted site

SSRS: Making Excel the default export option for reportviewer


Most of us would always use the export to Excel in the report viewer (90% of the time), rather than having a 'Select a format' option in it.  I will be describing a simple method here to make the excel a default option for export in the report viewer. One quick note: You can go … Continue reading SSRS: Making Excel the default export option for reportviewer

Enabling SSRS remote error


There are two ways to do this: Using rs command Setting the DB properties Using the rs command: Step 1: Save the following in a text file and save it as 'EnableRemoteErrors.rss'. Public Sub Main()   Dim P As New [Property]()   P.Name = "EnableRemoteErrors"   P.Value = True   Dim Properties(0) As [Property]   … Continue reading Enabling SSRS remote error