Technology ramblings of a pro breaker and fixer.

OpenVbx + twilio Could Not Validate this request FIXED

Today i found my online phone system which utilises a combo of openVBX and twilio was failing with the automatic message of  “Could Not Validate this request” After a bit of troubleshooting i found a workaround – here’s my findings Symptoms: Twilio / OpenVBX call failing Read More

Open Powershell as Admin from command line

Here’s a quick solution which allows you to open a powershell instance as an admin from command line.

In my case i was locked from using start menu, or even right click would lock my system and i needed to run a SFC as admin. More…

Factory reset / restore Iconia W500 tablet without CD/DVD drive (USB)

Need a clean install of your Acer Iconia W500 series tablet but didn’t opt for the external cd/dvd drive? Normally you can restore via a hidden partition, but more often than not that has been removed or failed. After some serious back and forth trying a number of things to copy the Iconia Read More

LYNC DNS Settings for WHM/Cpanel – Working

So your having problems validating the office 365 Lync settings when your using a cpanel / WHM based web host? Well here’s the simple trick to get the records added so you can complete the validation of office 365. When adding a DNS record via WHM, specifically the SRV record you will Read More

Fix Magento Reset Password Error – Fatal error: Call to a member function setCustomerId()

We recently had users report issues when resetting their password via the magento customer area. The error message users were getting was: Fatal error: Call to a member function setCustomerId() on a non-object in /app/code/core/Mage/Customer/controllers/AccountController.php on line 587 Technical Read More