Install PHP 5.3 on IIS 7 Windows 2008 SP2

phpTShirtIn this post I’ll write about installation process of PHP 5.3 on Windows 2008 SP2 (not R2), with Sql Server support.
After some headcaches I’ve found that in Windows 2008 SP2 (NOT R2) it is possibile to install PHP 5.3 at most: with subsequent releases version the Sql Server driver for PHP won’t work in any way (missing depencies and other problems). Continue reading

Volume Shadow Copies: Unable to restore from Shadow Copy due to long filename

PrevVersionIn a server Windows 2008/2012 can happen we have shadow copy enabled, and attempting to restore a file from shadow copy gave the following error.
“The source file name(s) are larger than is supported by the file system. Try moving to a location which has a shorter path name, or try renaming to shorter name(s) before attempting this operation.”

Solution Continue reading