February 2006 Entries

ASP.NET 2.0 - Website Configuration Management from IIS
Many of us are aware that ASP.NET 2.0 provides a Website Administration Tool from where we can manage the settings for the web application.However, we can also manage the website settings from the IIS - Virtual directory settings.Steps1. Click "Start" and select "Run"2. Type "inetmgr" and press "Ok" or Hit "Enter"3. IIS Control Panel Opens.4. Expand the appropriate nodes to navigate to the Virtual directory of your application.5. Select the Virtual Directory and Right Click and select "Properties".6. ......

Posted On Thursday, February 23, 2006 8:52 AM | Comments (19)

Getting the IE Webcontrols work in ASP.NET 2.0 while using Visual Studio 2005
Visual Studio 2005 introduced a new model for developing ASP.NET Applications without requiring an IIS on the development machine. (In fact it has been for some time with WebMatrix, Cassini Webserver etc., but this is the full fledged Visual Studio Product that has come out with this feature). When we create an ASP.NET application using Visual Studio 2005 and try to run the application, we can momentarily notice the small Icon that comes in the Right bottom corner of the system. It is actually the ......

Posted On Tuesday, February 21, 2006 5:28 AM | Comments (19)

ASP.NET Webservices: "The request failed with HTTP status 401: Access Denied." Error
You may receive the error "The request failed with HTTP status 401: Access Denied." when trying to access a Webservice from your ASP.NET Application. This normally indicates that Anonymous access has been disabled for the Webservice. Also, when you try to step into the webservice using the Visual Studio debugger, "Unable to automatically step into the server. The remote procedure could not be debugged. This usually indicates that debugging has not been enabled on the server. See help for more information" ......

Posted On Tuesday, February 21, 2006 3:14 AM | Comments (106)

Visual Studio 2005 Web Application Projects and Web Deployment Projects
Ever wondered where the "File - New - Project - ASP.NET Web Application" Icon went off in Visual Studio 2005, while it was there in Visual Studio.NET 2003 and earlier versions? Visual Studio 2005 Development Team just thought that they could provide a newer option for creating web sites. So, it is actually moved to "File - New Website - ASP.NET Website" and the same holds good for ASP.NET Webservice". The other reason behind this might just be the compilation model for ASP.NET Applications which ......

Posted On Tuesday, February 14, 2006 9:44 AM | Comments (5)