Altiris Helpdesk – incident is locked

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Had ~40 incidents in Altiris Helpdesk that would display the following error when trying to edit: This incident is locked for a pending update operation. It cannot be edited at this time. To fix, run the command on the SQL database: UPDATE workitem SET updatelock = '' WHERE updatelock = 'c'
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Atahualpa and WordPress 3.0 Multisite

Atahualpa and WordPress 3.0 Multisite

WPMU
I had to make two  changes in order to get the Atahualpa theme fully functioning on our newly upgraded Wordpress 3 Multisite installs. First, I used this tip from the always helpful Andrea_r to fix the missing theme options.  Open up the functions/bfa_ata_add_admin.php file and change this line: add_theme_page("Atahualpa Options", "Atahualpa Theme Options", 'edit_themes', 'functions.php', 'bfa_ata_admin'); to this: add_theme_page("Atahualpa Options", "Atahualpa Theme Options", 'edit_theme_options', 'functions.php', 'bfa_ata_admin'); The second issue deals with the missing per blog site custom headers.  Atahualpa determines whether it is running on WPMU or a standard Wordpress install by looking for wpmu-settings.php in the root of the install.  This file no longer exist in Wordpress by default.  The quick & ugly hack to get your headers to appear correctly is to create an empty wpmu-settings.php in the…
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HOWTO: Disable Hibernation on Server 2008 Core

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Microsoft enables hibernation on Windows Server 2008 by default.  This feature has the potential to eat up a ton of hard drive space because the OS will create a file(c:\hiberfil.sys) that is equal in size to the amount of RAM in the server. That could be bad news for a 16 or 32GB SQL server. To disable it and reclaim your hard drive space, run this command <code>powercfg.exe /hibernate off</code>
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HP BL460c Bios Settings for VMware ESX 3.5

NetAdmin
HP BL460c BIOS: Server Asset text | Server Info Text | Server Name - Line 1 = SERVERNAME Advance Options | Processor Options | No-Execute Memory Protection = Enabled (EVC Compatibility) Advance Options | Processor Options | Intel Virtualization Technology = Enabled (EVC Compatibility 64-Bit Guest Requirements) Qlogic QMC2462 HBA: Configuration Settings | Adapter Settings | Connection Options = 1 - Point to point only  (hp.com) Configuration Settings | Advanced Adapter Settings | Port Down Retry Count = 14 (SAN Config Guide)
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