Federating o365 with Google

In order to SSO into o365 using Google we need to federate the domains.  This is a requirement of o365. This is done as follows: Ensure using below commands that Immutableid is not blank and matches UPN of every user. # Powershell get all users with blank ImmutableID Get-MsolUser -all | Where-Object {  $_.ImmutableId -notmatch […]

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How I debugged a pesky Apache 503 error

A 503 service unavailable error simply means that the server was temporarily unable to handle the request for the website. This was happening to a webhook sent by a payment gateway Cashfree.com (after any payment that was collected) that was being refused by my server and given this error. I found out about this error […]

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NRPE service not launched at startup of server

My LDAP server has a Nagios NRPE client service that reports the performance of the server to the host Nagios server. The services were reporting as errors on the Nagios console. So I had to debug the issue. First, I searched Google for this but everything I tried did not help. basically I tried adding […]

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Plugin common to WordPress and Moodle Platforms

Sometimes you may want to have a plugin that works in both a WordPress and Moodle environments. I had a requirement for a plugin that implemented the client for a payment gateway API. In WordPress I needed this as a plugin to enhance WooCommerce for reconciling bank transfer payments against orders. In Moodle I needed […]

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