Connect a MSSQL database via RODBC on Ubuntu 14.04 This post is just a personal reminder, on internet you will find quite a lot of stuff, every solution might even work, but I prefer to deal with the minimum number of configuration files so:
Custom edx-platform git repository on your Open edX deploy (devstack) If, despite the configuration of the /edx/app/edx_ansible/server-vars.yml file, the update script continues to fetch data from the edX repository (rather than the one you configured), then you can manually push the new origin into the repo:
Delete demo course from Open edX Warning: these information might be outdated! Use below command: cd /edx/app/edxapp/edx-platform/ sudo -u www-data /edx/bin/python.edxapp ./manage.py cms --settings aws delete_course course-v1:edX+DemoX+Demo_Course commit
Deploy a Symfony project with Capifony on localhost As soon as you’ll put your hands on Capifony, you’ll notice that this tool is born with an high role separation in mind.
Go implementation of a reverse SSH tunnel Since the web is plenty of examples related to SSH forward tunnels (the famous SSH -L command) but lacks of information about its reversed counterpart (SSH -R), I decided to write down a few lines developed while working on a Go implementation of the SSH command:
How to configure a Sql Server Reporting Services instance to use Basic authentication Below the steps to follow: Open RSReportServer.config in a text editor. The file is located at \Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSRS11.
Manually resync Open edX database after an update If, like me, right after Open edX platform update you incur in some error, the cause could be the mysql database not synced with the new models.
Open Atrium 2.43: missing bootstrap library on oa_radix theme Right after the update to Drupal Open Atrium version 2.43, all dropdown-toggle buttons were not working any more. Don’t panic!
Open Atrium 2.43: The operator is invalid on filter: Field: Groups audience:target_id Last but not least: The operator is invalid on filter: Field: Groups audience:target_id. If, as me, you will find it printed on the View Administration interface, right after an update, then it’s time to select the filter criteria on the incriminated view and check one of the available operators, which for some reason are now blank!
Open edX, modify lms.env.json in devstack If, while working with devstack distribution of Open edX you have difficulties with lms.env.json and lms.auth.json content (e.g. your configurations are ignored), have a look at:
Open edX, vagrant dirty shutdown and MongoDB You always have to keep in mind that command vagrant up turns on a virtual machine. When you turn off your workstation, remember to turn it off gracefully (with command vagrant halt or via SSH console).