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Change Service Provider Foundation (SPF) port after installation without reinstall

One of my biggest pet peeves when installing software is when the installer outright says to you “you cannot change these values after otherwise you’ll need to reinstall”. It’s like the developer is speaking to their grandfather assisting them reset their WIFI – “unplug it and plug it back in”.

With SPF, you’re prompted during install to change the default port from 8090 to something else. Most people would want to flip it to HTTPS on 443 and you would assume you would just change the binding in IIS to do that. Well, that’s just one step, because they bury the port value in a web.config file and the registry. Why don’t they just store it in a single location, like say… the SPF SQL database? Who knows. But here are the steps to get your environment working without a full rebuild.

1 – IIS Website Port Bindings

This one is fairly obvious if you have ever administered IIS before. There’s only a single SPF website that you need to change here. This is also where you would assign your SSL certificate and possibly bind an IP address and host header name. Those steps are not necessary, but if you do decide to change the host name, you’ll need to change it somewhere else (more on that later).

 

2 – Registry

This one is easy. Pop open regedit and browse to HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Service Provider Foundation and change the PortNumber key’s value.

 

 

3 – Web.Config

The last change is buried obnoxiously deep in one of the web application’s web.config file. I presume the key is set during installation – something even Microsoft Premier Support couldn’t find documented anywhere. Five days after a SevB ticket was opened and Premier Support was engaged the SCVMM Product Group without answers, I grew annoyed and started searching for the port’s value as a string everywhere. And I found it.

Browse to the directory where your SPF website’s Provider folder is located – by default, it should be C:\inetpub\SPF\Provider

Open up the web.config file and edit the highlighted lines below. If you bound your website to a specific host header name in Step 1, this is where you would change “localhost” to match that FQDN.

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ASUS AiMesh – Flashing cheap T-Mobile TM-AC1900 routers into a viable WIFI mesh

Work in progress… place holder:

 

http://www.bayareatechpros.com/ac1900-to-ac68u/

Make sure to use correct option, US AiMesh

 

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2016.10.17 – Chest Extravaganza!

This is a quick, 30-45 minute workout. Move thru these fast and you’ll leave with a good pump.

  • Bench Press: 5x 6 Reps (135, 155, 175, 195, 205)
  • Dumbbell Incline Press: 5x 8 Reps – (35, 45, 55, 65, 70)
  • Dip Super Set:
    • Matador Dips: 4x 8 Reps
    • Ring Dips: 4x 6 Reps
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Rooting an Amazon Fire 7 to Vanilla Android

Dumping ground link OMFG: https://www.thepolyglotdeveloper.com/2016/05/install-better-custom-rom-amazon-kindle-fire/

And it works!

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2016.10.05 – More Shoulders

This entire workout is supposed to be slow, steady, and methodical. Work those stabilizers. Trust the lower weight; it will suck.
  • Tempo – Seated DB Shoulder Press: 5×5, 2 second hold @ top, 5 sec hold @ bottom (45#)
  • Tempo – DB Front Raises: 3×5, 5 second hold @ top (10#)
  • Tempo – DB Side Raises: 3×5, 5 second hold @ top (10#)
  • Barbell High Pulls: 3×8(70#)
  • Sots Press: 3×5 (55#)
  • Strict Pull-Ups: 4×6
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2016.10.03 – Swoll

  • Bench Press – 8 Reps (135, 155, 175, 185, 205)
  • Close-Grip Bench Press – 10 Reps (95, 115, 135)
  • Dumbbell Curls – 10 Reps (15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 25, 15)
  • Dumbbell Triceps Extension – 10 Reps (30, 40, 50, 60, 70)
  • Superset
    • Close-Grip Overhand Curl – 10 Reps @ 45
    • Close-Grip Hammer Curl – 10 Reps @ 45
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2016.09.26 – Shoulders

  • Standing Arnold Presses – 7×10 (35-40-45-45-40-35-30)
  • Dumbbell Front Raises – 5×10
  • Dumbbell Side Raises – 5×10
  • Strict Pull-Ups – 5×10
  • Klokov Press – 5×10
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2016.09.19 – Back Blaster

Strength

  • Pendlay Rows – 5x Max Reps, Stopping at 10 (55-75-95-125-125)
  • Bent Over Dumbbell Rows – 5×10, (50-55-60-65-70)
  • Reverse Back Cable Flies – 5×10
  • Lat Pull-Downs – 5×10
  • Eccentric (Negative) Lat Pull-Downs – 5×10, Lighter weight than above, 5-count
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2016.09.14 – Bruh

Strength

  • Dumbbell Bench Press – 5x Max Reps, Stopping at 10 (40-50-60-70-70)
  • Incline Bench Press – 5x Max Reps, Stopping at 10 (95-115-135-155-135)
  • Dumbbell Curls – 5x Max Reps, Stopping at 10 (20-25-30-30-30)
  • Dumbbell Hammer Curls – 5x Max Reps, Stopping at 10 (20-25-30-30-30)
  • Wide Grip 7-7-7’s3 Sets (35-40-45)
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2016.09.07 – Jello Legs

Accessory:

This should take at least an hour. Don’t stand around – keep moving, but don’t rush thru and be sloppy.

  • 5x Back Squats (8-10 Reps, building weight, last set should be struggle)
  • 4x Pause Back Squats (5 Reps, building weight, 2 second pause below parallel, explode up, should be lighter weight than squats above)
  • 4x Leg Press (10 reps, building weight, should burn)
  • 4x Leg Curls (10 reps, building weight, should burn)
  • 4x Leg Extensions (10 reps, building weight, 4 second lowering, explosive lift, hold 1 second)

Metcon:

4 Rounds, NOT for time:

  • 25 ft Overhead Walking Lunge (25# Plate, roughly 8-10 paces, active shoulders!)
  • 15 Ground-to-Overhead (25# Plate)
  • 15 Sit-Ups
  • 25 ft Overhead Walking Lunge (25# Plate, roughly 8-10 paces, active shoulders!)
  • 10 Push-Ups (try to do as many normal, no snaking, work on hand placement to work different muscle groups in chest)
  • 15 Sit-Ups

Conditioning:

3 Rounds, for time:

  • 15 Unbroken Kettle Bell Swings (53# / 35#)
  • 10 Dumbbell Step-Ups (30# @ 24″ / 15# @ 20″)