The Way I See It

Techno gyan by Vijayshinva Karnure - Support Escalation Engineer (Microsoft)

Using Themes in ASP.NET loads System.Drawing namespace

Using the System.Drawing namespace is strongly discouraged in ASP.NET as it leads to a lot of...

Author: Shinva Date: 09/01/2008

Limiting Passive FTP Port Range on IIS 7.0 / IIS 6.0 / IIS 5.0

Passive FTP uses a range of ports to transfer data. This can be a problem because the port range...

Author: Shinva Date: 05/13/2008

The lone System.OutOfMemoryException in your memory dump

I was recently asked ... Every time you run !dumpallexceptions ( !dae ) you will find that there is...

Author: Shinva Date: 05/04/2008

MachineKeys For IIS 7.0

IIS uses MachineKeys for encryption. IIS 6.0 uses a particular key...

Author: Shinva Date: 05/01/2008

ISSUE : SMTP Configuration - Unspecified Error

A new SMTP related issue has been brought to our notice and we are currently working on fixing it....

Author: Shinva Date: 04/14/2008

The ASP.NET - IIS Support Team has a new Weblog

The ASP.NET - IIS support team has started a new weblog http://blogs.msdn.com/webtopics and I am one...

Author: Shinva Date: 04/14/2008

Automatically Email PowerShell session transcript

How about automatically logging your entire PowerShell session and getting the transcript in an...

Author: Shinva Date: 04/08/2008

Where is ASP.NET 3.5 on IIS ?

Most people on installing .NET 3.5 on the server "expect" an entry for v3.5 under the ASP.NET...

Author: Shinva Date: 03/20/2008

Object.ReferenceEquals(valueVar, valueVar) will always return false

The ReferenceEquals method is usually used to determine if two objects are the same instance. But...

Author: Shinva Date: 03/18/2008

Internet Explorer 8 Activity Provider - Search MSDN Blogs

Everyone who tuned in to MIX '08 should be knowing that the BETA version of Internet Explorer 8 is...

Author: Shinva Date: 03/07/2008

Using Windows Server 2008 as a SUPER workstation OS ... Cont'd

This is a continuation of my previous post Using Windows Server 2008 as a SUPER workstation OSHere...

Author: Shinva Date: 02/20/2008

Using Windows Server 2008 as a SUPER workstation OS

Windows Server 2008 is the best OS to be released till date from Microsoft's stable. And the moment...

Author: Shinva Date: 02/11/2008

Anatomy of ASP.NET Forms Authentication Return URL

Consider you are browsing an asp.net web application that uses forms authentication and you are...

Author: Shinva Date: 01/24/2008

WinDbg Scripting - Dump column names from a data table

Windbg provides a nice scripting mechanism with which we can automate repetitive tasks. It is seldom...

Author: Shinva Date: 01/15/2008

Adding Icons to your custom IIS 7.0 Manager UI Modules

There is a lot of enthusiasm around building IIS UI modules that show up in the IIS Manager. The...

Author: Shinva Date: 12/19/2007

IIS 7.0 - IIS Manager Module to scan for assemblies built in debug mode

Often assemblies are built in debug mode and deployed on production servers causing performance...

Author: Shinva Date: 12/17/2007

Preventing ildasm from disassembling your assembly

The MSIL Disassembler (ildasm.exe) is a neat tool that can be used to view the MSIL code of a .Net...

Author: Shinva Date: 12/05/2007

IIS 7.0 - Seven goof ups in IIS 7

The way I see it here are seven goof ups that will most likely make it to the shipped product. FYI...

Author: Shinva Date: 11/26/2007

IIS 6.0 - FastCGI

CGI application were discouraged on IIS webservers because for every request a new host process had...

Author: Shinva Date: 11/16/2007

SOS your Visual Studio

If you as a developer are interested in taking quick peeks into memory allocation you can load SOS...

Author: Shinva Date: 11/15/2007

Orchestrating Kerberos Authentication .... SPN Cheat Sheet

When it comes to orchestrating Kerberos authentication on IIS websites most people get it wrong when...

Author: Shinva Date: 10/19/2007

Visual Studio Debugging websites that require client certificates

Just when I was too confident about my Visual Studio F5 skills I encountered the devil :) Not a very...

Author: Shinva Date: 10/17/2007

IIS 6.0 Recovering websites from a stale metabase.xml

The metabase is a repository for most IIS configuration settings. It resides as a plaintext XML file...

Author: Shinva Date: 05/29/2007

A tryst with MSIL

Any ASP.NET developer should be knowing that when his/her .NET application is compiled, the...

Author: Shinva Date: 11/30/2006

Enter the Leo!

Vijay jumps on the blogging bandwagon. Let's see how this works out... I guess that I should start...

Author: Shinva Date: 11/14/2006

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