Anything And Everything by Keith McGuinness

Enable Windows Authentication on ASPX page allowing all users without login

Simple config which is obvious when you remember and dont forge :-) This allows all users access...

Author: Keithmg(MSFT) Date: 11/13/2012

Azure: Windows 7 VM, Hyper-V enabled Azure VMs

If you are trying or wondering if Windows Azure supports Windows 7, Windows 8 or other OS via a...

Author: Keithmg(MSFT) Date: 05/08/2012

Strong name validation failed. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8013141A)

If you come across this error: {"Could not load file or assembly 'TheAssemblyYouHaveReferenced' or...

Author: Keithmg(MSFT) Date: 03/20/2012

Cannot find the X.509 certificate , load cert WCF

I just had an interesting problem trying to load a cert for my WCF service. The cert was installed...

Author: Keithmg(MSFT) Date: 11/15/2011

SilverLight Get user or Windows Credentials

SilverLight hosted in ASPX with WCF integration to retrieve user Credentials: First Setup IIS...

Author: Keithmg(MSFT) Date: 12/11/2010

Silverlight cant communicate with WCF in certain config situations - solution

Sample Error piece: Check InnerException for exception details. at...

Author: Keithmg(MSFT) Date: 11/29/2010

Installutil Windows Service - Not installing - Where is it? ;-) Service missing!

Windows Service – Not installing .Net 4 VS2010 - Where is it? ;-) This is only relevant if...

Author: Keithmg(MSFT) Date: 11/23/2010

WCF - Error 500.21 Handler "svc-Integrated" has a bad module "ManagedPipelineHandler" in its module list"

WCF - Error 500.21 Handler "svc-Integrated" has a bad module "ManagedPipelineHandler" in its module...

Author: Keithmg(MSFT) Date: 11/08/2010

IIS 7 Change DefaultAppPool to Network Service for this error 'System.DirectoryServices.DirectoryServicesCOMException’

You may need to do this when your running you web component WCF service or whatever and you receive...

Author: Keithmg(MSFT) Date: 10/13/2009

HTTP could not register URL http://+ . Another application has already registered this URL with HTTP.SYS

Have you come across this issue HTTP could not register URL http://+ . Another application has...

Author: Keithmg(MSFT) Date: 08/10/2009

WCF library in Windows service common error

Service '<ServiceName>' has zero application (non-infrastructure) endpoints. This might be...

Author: Keithmg(MSFT) Date: 07/07/2009

WCF - Debugging not enabled on server

Have you a WCF service and you are trying to Debug it? Are you unable to step into the code from you...

Author: Keithmg(MSFT) Date: 05/15/2009

x64 Unit Tests in Visual Studio 2008(Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.UnitTestFramework.dll)

Are you in the following scenario: Your requirement is to compile your managed application as x64...

Author: Keithmg(MSFT) Date: 04/02/2009

Set DNS server Addresses Progamatically

To just read quickly individual DNS and Network configuration properties you can use the...

Author: Keithmg(MSFT) Date: 03/16/2009

Exchange 07: Topology discovery failed, error 0x80040a02 (DSC_E_NO_SUITABLE_CDC)

Environment for this issue: Exchg 2007 Win2008 SP1 & 2 Domain controllers Win2003 SP2 If your...

Author: Keithmg(MSFT) Date: 01/06/2009

Exchange 07 - WIN2008: IPV6 is installed but Service 'MsExchangeTransport' failed to reach status 'Running' on this server.

On Win2008 server setup of Exchange07 SP1 you may still have the error above if you have IPV6...

Author: Keithmg(MSFT) Date: 11/04/2008

Exchange 07 - WIN2008: Service 'MsExchangeTransport' failed to reach status 'Running' on this server.

If you have seen this error "Service 'MsExchangeTransport' failed to reach status 'Running' on this...

Author: Keithmg(MSFT) Date: 10/16/2008

WCF - Getting your web Service to work on XP & VS2005 & VS2008

If you are having trouble getting your WCF service running on winxp and eveything seems like it...

Author: Keithmg(MSFT) Date: 10/03/2008

Groove Data Bridge - Create a GFS Space

Create a Groove File Share using the Groove Data Bridge and invite people in using the GDB. To do...

Author: Keithmg(MSFT) Date: 08/13/2007