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Web Q&A: Hard Drive Security, Comparing Two Versions of a DB, and More SQL

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Why is it so hard to get the security working with MySQL?

I have some problems to get the security to work under MySQL. When I go to the ASP.net configurator it isn't possible to get to the tab "security". I get the following error : Unable to initialize provider. Missing or incorrect schema.So I searched on google. There 're thoussand of people who have/had the same problem, BUT there is nobody who can give me the right answer. Why? Is it so hard to get MySQL working in ASP.net?What where the things to do:Set autogenerateschema to "True"',Set the following ddl in the bin directory --> MySql.Data.dll and MySql.Web.dll,Use the MySql Website configurator,and I tried different connectionstrings (yeh that is possible, I was also suprised) to get to the same database.So is there maybe someone at this forum who can give me the answer for what I can do to tackle this one?Thnx.

SQL Server Specs of Hard Drive

Hi, Is there a SQL Server script that gives information about a hard drive, like the size of the Hard Drive, Free space and how much of the hard drive is used?

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We are strapped for space and the recommended 80 GBs is not a option for us.

Thanks in advance.

How to access Client hard drive?


I am working on a web application where I want to keep all the user specific data at client side.

My user will select a location at client side through settings page where he/she wants to save the data.

Is there a way I can do this?

Hard drive crashed - no backup - Files saved, cannot attach sql db



the people called me in their firm because server Won't boot-up (SQL 2000).

I checked it and it was hard drive failure. Manage to get DB data from HD, i wanted to put it on SQL 2005 on new machine.

I successfully attached 5 databases, they are working now, but have problem with 6th. When i trying to attach it get the error;

Server Name: PROMET
Error Number: 9004
Severity: 21
State: 1
Line Number: 1

.mdf file has 1.3 gigs and .ldf 6.1 gig

I searching trough the forums all day, and i cannot find working answer...

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How do I get rid of .Net Framework? I went from 25 g free space to 8 g on a 55 g hard drive

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SharePoint Tutorial - Security

Security in SharePoint is comprised of users, groups and roles.

Users, Groups and Roles

A user account comes from the authentication system. For example, if Active Directory is used to authenticate then the user accounts will come from it.

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Asp.net web site security database


Hello all, I'm new to asp.net and I'm currently practising some few stuffs. I'm creating a hotel reservation system using ASP.net Web site in visual studio 2008 and I currently don't have an App_Data in my solution explorer unlike visual web developer.

1. I have planned to make users of the website login before making their reservations.

2. I have also planned to develop the website such that I will be able to know all reservations made by each user.

First and formost, I will like to know how I can access/View the security database?

Secondly, how do I link my custom made reservation database and the security database in order to achieve my second plan above.?

Someone help me.

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hello i have the following problem

i have upload my content to hosting server but i get the following error

Security Exception

Description: The application attempted to perform an operation not allowed by the security policy.  To grant this application the required permission please contact your system administrator or change the application's trust level in the configuration file.

Exception Details: System.Security.SecurityException: Request for the permission of type 'System.Web.AspNetHostingPermission, System, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089' failed.

Source Error:

An unhandled exception was generated during the execution of the current web request. Information regarding the origin and location of the exception can be identified using the exception stack trace below.

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What i have in mind is to change the role to taks oriented. such as role=AddStock, Edit Stock, Delete Stock, Print DO, Add Sales, Edit Sales, Deleted Sales..... (but it will be many role for 1 user compare to just 1 as Manager)

Will this cause performance issues later when each user have 60 roles and if i have 20,000 user will it affect the application performance?

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System.Security.SecurityException: Request for the permission of type 'System.Web.AspNetHostingPerm


Good Day all,

Having an issue with an outside user accessing my IIS7 box. I do not have this problem when running the website from my host machine. I found this post: Http://forums.asp.net/t/1371394.aspx. I assure you that this is not a solution because I am not storing any of my files on a network share. 

What do you think my approach should be. 

I already have read rights to IIS user to my BIN folder. 

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XBAP Security


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Intranet Users Challenged When Using Windows Integrated Security


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Security Question Answer Retrieval


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I have updated web.config with passwordFormat=Encrypted and have added a machineKey with the generator (forgot the link, but located on eggheadcafe somewhere).

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