January 2010 Entries

IIS Tools - truck load of them at www.iis.net
Today, I had to deliver a talk on Security features in .NET and IIS and I was going through the www.iis.net website. In the past I had been there for Smooth streaming and other stuff but I stumbled upon the tools, a truck load of them that are very handy utilities while managing a webserver. URL Scan Site Shell Server Defender and much more related to security at http://www.iis.net/download... and with respect to performance http://www.iis.net/download... Ok, and my titbit for this ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 20, 2010 3:12 AM | Comments (214)

Resolving the “TCP error code 10060: A connection attempt failed…” while consuming a web service
Recently, one of the queries I had was on “TCP error code 10060: A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection failed because connected host has failed to respond” while consuming a web service over proxy settings. Setting the UseDefaultWebProxy to true didn’t help with this error. I had earlier written a post on explicitly setting the proxy in the configuration file for Web Services. The scenario here though was, ......

Posted On Monday, January 4, 2010 5:08 PM | Comments (32)