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Recover SQL Developer editing session

Recently, in Windows 10, SQL Developer locked up and stopped responding. I had spent a couple hours on my really awesome query and I wasn’t sure when I had saved last. Once it has stopped responding, I couldn’t get SQL Developer to save the file.

After a reboot I opened the file in SQL Developer. It was blank. I opened it usign Sublime Text and saw that it contained all zeros.

As it was a new file, I did not have any history in git so there was no opportunity to recover that way.

Adding GoDaddy email forwards

Domain name registration typically includes email forwarding for free. Pretty common. GoDaddy is no exception. However, the effort required to figure out how to enable forwarding at GoDaddy is nothing short of Herculean. There is no shortage of very venomous discussion about this on GoDaddy’s forums and elsewhere. Lots of frustration. But very little actual help.

Fixing VMWare Player Bridged Network

After a recent shut-down of all our systems which include physical and virtual machines, the vm’s running under VMWare Player would not connect to the network. Our vm’s use the bridged network method since they provide services, and this method stopped working.

I googled “diagnose vmware player networking” and found several good articles

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