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Display a user’s Full Name instead of User.Identity.Name – .NET MVC with AD

A simple article on how to get first Name and last name from Active Directory, Click here to view the article One thing is missing in this tutorial is to add the assembly to Web Config file. You have to … Continue reading

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Call Java Class static methods from javascript.

This may be a useful tip if you want to call a Java class static methods from javascript. The syntax is , Packages.<package>.<class>.<method> Make sure jar files loaded and if there are any variables, pass it as javascript array. var … Continue reading

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Wireless and Powerline adapter speed.

Yes, its noticeable. Compare the results below. WiFi With Tp-link powerline adapter If you have a NAS at home, and dont have an ethernet connection use powerline adapter. In my case 1 GB file was transferred with 2 min and … Continue reading

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Integrate LDAP to ASP.NET Web Application

With VS 2017 its very simple, follow the steps. Create ASP.NET web app Select authentication with “Individual User Accounts” Change AccountController as below, [AllowAnonymous] [HttpGet] public ActionResult Login() { return View(); } [AllowAnonymous] [HttpPost] [ValidateAntiForgeryToken] public async Task<ActionResult> Login(LoginViewModel model, … Continue reading

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Mirroring a Git repository

Cloning a repository locally and changing git remote didn’t work for me. Here is a clean way to achieve the same. git clone –bare https://bitbucket……/your-repo.git cd your-repo.git git push –mirror https://bitbucket……/mirror-repo.git cd ../ rm -rf  your-repo.git  

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Mongo Aggregate query using date part of ISODate.

Most of the time we only need date part of  iso date in any document during an aggregation. Here is how to get the date part for aggregation, Project ( $project ) as a new filed, say “considered_date” Group with the … Continue reading

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Remount without reboot

Mount with follwoign command : mount -t cifs //server/foldertomount  /mnt/mount_location -o username=xxx,password=yyyy,domain=yourdomain nano /etc/ftab add //server/foldertomount /mnt/mount_location cifs gid=users,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777,auto,username=xxx,password=yyy,domain=yourdomain 0 0 run mount -a Reference : Click to view

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