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CSS Grid Layout in Stupid Internet Explorer 11 using -ms styles

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How To Get Your Web Pages to Display CSS Grids in IE and Chrome All of us web developers know that IE 10 and 11 cannot display grid layouts like FireFox and Chrome.  In fact we know that Microsoft is lagging behind on their support of standards in their IE browser. Thanks Steve and Bill!   However some of us are discovering that Edge can display them kind of correctly now.  Unfortunately, Edge is as stupid as IE.   If you developed fantastic looking grid layout pages for Chrome and do not want to revert back to old fashioned table layouts, I have the ultimate solution for you. It's called vendor extensions.
First thing to do is to drop some of your CSS into the autoprefixer to allow it to add new MS vendor extensions. Then you add your new CSS into your sheets.
If you had this CSS and it worked in Chrome, you will then add -ms-grid and -ms-grid-columns. Plus you will also add .ms-grid-row and -ms-grid-column to each row/column cell.

.grid-container { display: grid; grid-templa…

Use Postfix to Relay Mail Thru Godaddy SMTP Servers

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How to Install and Configure Postfix to Relay Thru Godaddy SMTP If you have an Asterisk server on Amazon ECS, you need a means to send voicemails out to email. Use postfix with a godaddy smtp server and your godaddy email credentials.

First you need to install ubuntu on an amazon ecs virtual machine. Start by setting up their free tier ubuntu 18 LTS server.  Then you need to use apt-get to install postfix and mailutils.

To install the required items:apt install postfix
apt install mailutils
apt install cyrus-sasl-plain

Finally install some configuration files. First file to work on is /etc/postfix/main.cf
suppose your server is called asterisk.elevendimensions.com and your domain is called elevendimensions.com.   Do not change the default hostname that amazon ecs gives you.  While installing postfix, the initial dialog will ask you what kind of site to setup. Choose "internet site" you will only be using this service to send and relay outbound email.

# See /usr/share/postfix/m…

Asterisk Newbee Guide

Windows Internal Database Service: Will Not Start and Fails with Error Code 1297

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Windows Internal Database Fails to Start or Fails to Install from Server Manager Greetings, y'all.  Recently, I started building a WSUS server on Windows Server 2012 R2. While trying to install Windows Internal Database from the Server Manager, it fails to install, yet leaves the services.msc control panel with a non-starting service called "Windows Internal Database." It refuses to start, that's why the installer refuses to finish.  I was using "Add Roles and Features" to add this service.  Curiously enough, after a reboot, the service will be removed. But, If you try to start the service before the reboot, you will see this message dialog.

How to Fix It In your group policy for your AD domain, make sure that "NT SERVICE\ALL SERVICES" and "everyone" is granted rights for.  Adding "Everyone" is foolish and dangerous thing to do.  Just to be safe, add a separate group policy object just for this server, so that these changes do…

Ellie Mae Encompass: Encompass Has Stopped Working, while trying to print custom forms

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Encompass Crashes and Quits While Trying to Print Custom FormsArticle Number: 31474
Created On: Sep 08, 2017
Updated On: Jun 04, 2019
Details: When attempting to print documents in Encompass the program freezes and the following error is encountered:
Article Details:
This error is a commonly related to the current version of Adobe on the machine. Encompass requires a version(s) of Adobe Acrobat Reader to be installed for PDF document processing. The Encompass software does not support Adobe Acrobat (the paid premium version). Both Adobe Acrobat (paid premium edition) and Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (free version) can exist on the same machine, but Adobe Acrobat Reader DC must be the default program for all PDF documents. How to Fix
Check that a version of Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is installed on the machine:
- Windows Start menu -> Control Panel -> Programs -> Programs and Features If a version of Adobe Acrobat Reader DC does not exist, it can be downloaded and installed through the follow…