What is URL Encoding?

URL Encoding When the url is constructed, it might contain spaces, special characters, other characters like ‘&’, ‘?’, ‘<‘, ‘>’ etc. These characters should be handled correctly to form a valid and correct URL. If any URL contains special characters or those which are used in semantics of a programming language, these should be converted […]

Skype is very slow on Windows 10

I had a frustrating experience with Skype being very slow on my Windows 10 machine.  I tried several things, checked on forums, tried various tips suggested in online forums, and finally figured out that it had to do with the versions of Skype. I had Windows 10 64 bit operating system installed on my machine.  […]

Git commands

Clone a remote repository To clone master branch from remote repository on local machine: # git clone -b master <git url> Checkout branches To checkout branches other than master: # git checkout –track origin/<branch1> # git checkout –track origin/<branch2> Add untracked files to git # git add Add all files to staging area # git add […]

PWM – Open Source Password Self Service with OpenLDAP – Configuring PostgreSQL database

PWM – Open Source Password Self Service with OpenLDAP – Configuring PostgreSQL database Settings required in Postgres: In Postgres, Create a database named ‘pwm’. # su – postgres $ createdb pwm $ exit Create the following tables in Postgres required for PWM. # psql pwm postgres pwm=# CREATE table PWM_META ( id VARCHAR(128) NOT NULL PRIMARY […]

PWM – Open Source Password Self Service with OpenLDAP – User Interface – Forgotten Password

PWM – Open Source Password Self Service with OpenLDAP – User Interface – Forgotten Password The login screen of Open Source Password Self Service is shown below.  It provides recovery options to recover forgotten password, forgotten username, activate user account and also towards new user registration.  In this section, we will see how to recover […]

PWM – Open Source Password Self Service with OpenLDAP – User Interface – Forgotten Username

PWM – Open Source Password Self Service with OpenLDAP – User Interface – Forgotten Username Forgotten Username: The second option available in the Open Source Password Self Service login screen is towards recovering forgotten username.  Forgotten Username may be used to find your forgotten username.  Click on Forgotten Username option as shown in the following […]

PWM – Open Source Password Self Service with OpenLDAP – User Interface – Activate Account

PWM – Open Source Password Self Service with OpenLDAP – User Interface – Activate Account In PWM, if Activate account option is enabled in ‘Configuration’ under ‘User Activation’ module, then we get ‘Activate Account’ option in the login screen as shown below.  Here we will see about how to activate users’ account and setup a […]

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