Thursday, July 16, 2009

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So my sister got a broken attachment so I did a little internet searching and found this to decode it

Save the file as a .mim and then use a right click decode.

Backing up your MediaWiki Appliance is Easy

First log into your mediawiki appliance.

To do this you need to go to your https://yourserver:8003

(Notice the https)

Next, go to the Back Up and Restore and then go to Backup Settings. Enable your backups. For backup location I choose to use a 'Windows' File System Share.

Then for connection host use your server, and then for your connection path you need to use forward slash notation.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

MCS v.3.6 initialized Java error IBM RSA Card remoting in

First I used a Virtual Machine to connect to it (its default address is

But for the life of me I couldn't connect after hardcoding the address. That is until I noticed the DHCP setting was

'Try DHCP server. If it fails, use static IP config'

Which is not what I wanted, I set it to 'Disabled - Use static IP configuration' and then I could connect, joy!

Then my next annoyance was trying to get the remote control to work.

Got the below error

MCS v.3.6 initialized
Initializing RemoteDisk v2.2
Connected via socket: Socket[addr=/,port=2000,localport=18428]
at mcsClient.Row.isValid(Unknown Source)
at java.awt.Component.invalidateIfValid(Unknown Source)
at java.awt.Component.setLocale(Unknown Source)
at javax.swing.JComponent.(Unknown Source)
at javax.swing.JPanel.(Unknown Source)
at javax.swing.JPanel.(Unknown Source)
at javax.swing.JPanel.(Unknown Source)
at mcsClient.Row.(Unknown Source)
at mcsClient.Options.(Unknown Source)
at mcsClient.McsToolBar.(Unknown Source)
at mcsClient.McsClient.begin(Unknown Source)
at mcsClient.McsClient.init(Unknown Source)
at sun.plugin2.applet.Plugin2Manager$ Source)
at Source)
Exception: java.lang.NullPointerException

With some searching found out that I needed to downgrade my java version. Java 6 update 13 doesn't work. Java 5 update 11 does