The number 400

400th article Benjamin Perkins
400th article Benjamin Perkins

What is significant about the number 400? 400 is 20² 400 is divisible by: 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 10, 16, 20, 25, 40, 50, 80, 100, 200, 400 400 equals 2⁴ * 5² or ( 2*2*2*2*5*5) 400 is a self-number which are generated by this formula:  You can write 400 like this: four hundred,…

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How to delete your Azure App Service deployment credential

Azure App Service Benjamin Perkins
Azure App Service Benjamin Perkins

I wrote this article “Resetting FTP password, using Publish Profile credentials, Azure App Service” here which may be of interest to you as well.  In this article, if your goal is to deleted the deployment credential, then you landed on the right page.  If you access the Deployment credentials blade shown in Figure 1 you…


Using FTPS with Azure App Services

Azure App Service Benjamin Perkins
Azure App Service Benjamin Perkins

Using FTPS is a very interesting area.  I read a lot about it, but can’t really ever get to the point where I finish the article and know where I need to go then.  Point is, using any form of SSL or TLS is a negotiation between a client and the server.  Most of the…


Resetting FTP password, using Publish Profile credentials, Azure App Service

Azure App Service Benjamin Perkins
Azure App Service Benjamin Perkins

If you have ever tried to reset your deployment credentials for your Azure App Service then you would likely experience this:  “User name is not available”, as seen in Figure 1. #GermanCloud Figure 1, user name is not available when changing FTP password azure app service To workaround that, use a different username, I.e. temporarily…


Files published via FTP are not showing up when I browse to my App Service

Azure App Service Benjamin Perkins
Azure App Service Benjamin Perkins

This articles has moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2015/2015-02-files-published-via-ftp-are-not-showing-up-when-i-browse-to-my-azure-website.html Have you ever FTPed some files to your Azure App Service and when you went to browse the site you still saw the old files or the ones you published do not exist? When you have multiple Azure App Services hosted in the same region (I.e. West Europe, East…

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Stopping and starting an FTP site in IIS 7.5+ from script with ADSI

IIS Internet Information Services
IIS Internet Information Services

This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2013/2013-09-stopping-and-starting-an-ftp-site-in-iis-7-5-from-script-with-ads.html There have been many changes over the years with managing the IIS configuration using scripting.  In IIS 6 using WMI which relies on the ADSI model is the recommended approach.  However, with the introduction of IIS 7.5 and now IIS 8 there is a new…