Half Blood Programmer, MSFT Chapter

I Am Leaving But My Passion Remains

It is appreciated that my team support me in the past few months. But finally the day comes on May...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 05/16/2010

Why Microsoft Support Should Be Contacted In Many Scenarios

http://www.componentfactory.com/blog/2010/04/vs2010-is-working/ Since I subscribed to Phil’s blog...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/19/2010

NDepend Crash On Windows x64 (Resolved)

NDepend is a nice tool to analyze .NET codebase. I use its open source/trial edition for several...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 03/04/2010

IIS Worker Process Performance Monitoring Tips

(For IIS 6 and above) Scenario 1: Performance Monitor (Perfmon) has been part of Windows for a long...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 02/25/2010

SSL Diagnostics for IIS 7.*

We still need good tools to help troubleshoot SSL issues on IIS 7 and IIS 7.5. Then we have two...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 11/27/2009

Astonishing Tomcat Connector Status

There are a lot of questions on IIS.net forums about running Tomcat Connector on IIS. Sounds like in...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 10/28/2009

When The Application/Program Crashes (on Windows)

If I were not a support engineer at Microsoft, obviously I could not know there are so many...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 08/23/2009

Commands Supported by FtpWebRequest and IIS FTP

Server Side Commands FTP 7.5 accepts the following FTP commands. 214-The following commands are...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 08/12/2009

DIY Dump Analysis, Possible?

I have been support engineer for almost a year, but I still find myself shallow in the field, as I...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 06/29/2009

Database for Web Applications

When you thought the whole world is using multi-core micro-processor, remember that I still have a...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 06/26/2009

IIS 7 Dot Tricks, Part II

I would like to have a secure server, so why not block all unknown file extensions? I can easily...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 06/05/2009

IIS 7 Dot Tricks, Part I

Well, what if I want to serve files without extensions on IIS 7? A small test will give you a 404...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 06/05/2009

Make IIS 7 Custom Error Pages Similar to Old Versions

Well, the goodness of being a support engineer is that you can receive both “Holy Sh*t” and “Thanks...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 05/28/2009

Installing FTP Server on Windows 7 RC 7100

This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. It is an...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 05/22/2009

IIS 7.5 Warm-Up Feature in Windows 7 RC 7100

This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. Back in...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 05/20/2009

WER for IIS 7 Worker Process Crashes

How to capture IIS 7 worker process crash dumps without installing anything on the server? This...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 05/19/2009

The RPC Server Is Unavailable for IISRESET

You may already that using "iisreset (server name) /restart" can restart IIS services on that remote...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 05/19/2009

Moving Sticky Notes to Another Windows 7 Box

I need to move my sticky notes from one machine to another. But there is no import and export...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 05/19/2009

Please Ignore INTERNET_OPTION_IGNORE_OFFLINE

This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. If you...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 05/18/2009

Windows Authentication and IE 7

Some guys asked how to log out when Windows authentication is used for a web site. A simple answer...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 05/17/2009

My Teammates at DSI Shanghai

Time flies so fast that I have been working at Microsoft for more than 6 months. I really enjoy my...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 05/17/2009

How to Handle .NET Unhandled Exceptions Gracefully

I know there were already lots of discussions about this topic, but as a .NET developer and support...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/28/2009

KB 839357 Update for IIS 7

This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. Follow these...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/28/2009

HTTPS Load Balancing Configuration

Certificates on Web Servers The first way is to create a key and certificate for the NLB domain...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/28/2009

Addition to KB942045

This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. If you are...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/27/2009

VS2010 Editor Look

Well, I love the VS2010 editor. It is really cool, so make sure that you pay a visit here. But...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 02/27/2009

IIS Log And Network Monitor Log Mapping Tips

You may already know that IIS log is a valuable source to navigate to troubleshoot problems, and I...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 02/03/2009

Addition to KB555071

This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. In some cases when you...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 01/25/2009

Update KB894351 for Windows XP SP3

When you navigate to this KB article you will see it only applies to Windows XP SP2. But always it...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 12/09/2008

Notice on KB892847

Well, this KB article contains a hotfix for Windows Server 2003 SP1. Although this hotfix is part of...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 12/03/2008

HTTP 401.1: Delegation Configuration Report

HTTP 401 is a common error code you may see in an error page. While 401 has a few sub cases, 401.1...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 12/02/2008

IIS 7 Availability Matrix

Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 have been released for a long time. However, there are still...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 12/01/2008

32 Bit Performance on 64 Bit Windows

This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. Well, it is...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 12/01/2008

BadImageFormatException Reproduced in Visual Studio 2008 on x64 Windows

This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. Well, I guess most...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 11/28/2008

Addition to KB936696

This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. It is quite interesting...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 11/28/2008

I Love C# 4.0

Just finishing watch Anders Hejlsberg’s PDC 2008 session named The Future of C#, I feel so happy to...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 11/02/2008

Hello World

I have been a blogger for a long time. But in order to separate posts by content after joining...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 10/17/2008