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 view the event logs of your Azure App Service

Azure App Service Benjamin Perkins
Azure App Service Benjamin Perkins

This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2016/2016-07-how-to-view-the-event-logs-of-your-azure-app-service.html I have mentioned how to download the eventlog.xml file to view the events which are happening on your Azure App Service (Web App, Mobile App, API App, Logic App) here and here. You can also look at the event logs in a event viewer using…

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Creating a W3WP memory dump on Windows Server 2012 R2

IIS Internet Information Services
IIS Internet Information Services

This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2016/2016-04-creating-a-w3wp-memory-dump-on-windows-server-2012-r2.html On a web server with multiple application pools, there most likely will be multiple W3WP processes. Therefore, the first action to take when creating a memory dump of a W3WP worker process is to find which one you need to get the dump of. I…


HTTP 500 Azure App Service Web App

Azure App Service Benjamin Perkins
Azure App Service Benjamin Perkins

This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2016/2016-04-http-500-azure-app-service-web-app.html When accessing your Azure App Service Web App, if you receive an HTTP 500 response, similar to that shown in Figure 1, first step is to add or modify the customErrors attribute and set the mode property to Off, as shown in Figure 2. Figure…


Using TLS 1.2 with WCF

SSL TLS Certificate Benjamin Perkins
SSL TLS Certificate Benjamin Perkins

This article has been moved to it new home here:  https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2014/2014-11-using-tls-1-2-with-wcf.html NOTE: Security is a very serious topic and you should always engage an IT security expert before deploying an application that needs to be secure.  This article is intended to share my experience versus being an article to use as a guideline. With all the…

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Using Network Tracing to debug System.Net based issues

VNET Azure
VNET Azure

This article has been moved to its new home here:  https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2014/2014-05-using-network-tracing-to-debug-system-net-based-issues.html I have worked on a number of cases where web services or URLs are called using a code segment like the below code snippet. HttpWebRequest request = (HttpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create(URL); HttpWebResponse response = (HttpWebResponse)request.GetResponse(); The result of the GetResponse() method is some kind of error, for example…


Using HTTP ETW tracing to troubleshoot HTTP issues

IIS Internet Information Services
IIS Internet Information Services

This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2014/2014-03-using-http-etw-tracing-to-troubleshoot-http-issues.html I wrote this article here in regards to an issue that I was having after installing an SSL certificate on an IIS web server. One of the tools I used was the HTTP ETW trace, also known as LOGMAN. As you notice from reading the…