404 File or directory not found when mapping custom domain to an Azure App Service, Server Error

This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2013/2013-10-404-file-or-directory-not-found-when-mapping-custom-domain-to-a-windows-azure-web-site-server-error.html If you are receiving a 404 error while accessing your custom domain, as shown in Figure 1, then you are most likely missing the link between your Azure App Service Web App configuration and your custom domain. Before we move to the solution, you might want to also…


Enable CAPI2 event logging to troubleshoot PKI and SSL Certificate Issues

This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2013/2013-09-enable-capi2-event-logging-to-troubleshoot-pki-and-ssl-certificate-issues.html The CryptoAPI 2.0 Diagnostics is a feature available on Windows Server 2008+ that supports the trouble shooting of issues concerned with, for example: Certificate Chain Validation Certificate Store Operations Signature Verification This article describes how to enable the CAPI2 Diagnostic, but for an in depth…


High-Performance Teams Happen When It All Hangs Together

Note: This article is updated at High-Performance Teams Happen When You Bring Out the Best in Everyone. “Not finance. Not strategy. Not technology. It is teamwork that remains the ultimate competitive advantage, both because it is so powerful and so rare.” — Patrick Lencioni To create high-performance teams, you don’t need the best people in…


Sample app for RECT functions

This blog post has moved to https://matthewvaneerde.wordpress.com/2013/09/18/sample-app-for-rect-functions/


Enable logging on your Windows Azure Web App – App Service from Visual Studio

This article has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2013/2013-09-enable-logging-on-your-windows-azure-web-site-from-visual-studio.html With the release of Windows Azure SDK 2.0, you can enable the logging from within Visual Studio.  I wrote another article which discussed how to enable Failed Request Tracing while logged into the Microsoft Azure Management console.  You can review that article here.  After installing…


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

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…


Important application hotfixes

Short link to this page is http://aka.ms/axapp   Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations Area Topic Build Comment Update Link Financials General Electronic Reporting 7.2.11792.62135 15 Aug 17 After App7.2 KB4036532   Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Area Topic Build Comment Update Link RUS CLADR > Storage and Import of FIAS 6.3.6000.3510 27 Dec 2017 After CU13…