Can you trace WCF using Failed Request Tracing

Yes you can.  I wrote this blog a long time ago that explains how to setup a Hello World WCF service and consumer.  I have also written numerous articles about Failed Request Traces: Lab 4: Install and configure Failed Request Tracing Lab 16: Configuring Failed Request Tracing to take a memory dump Install Failed Request…


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I was looking around for some understanding on the what this event within the request pipeline meant.  As seen in Figure 1, you can find this event when you are capturing a Failed Request trace. I wrote a lab about capturing Failed Request Traces here –> Lab 4: Install and configure Failed Request Tracing Figure…


How to check Azure App Service OS version, what version of IIS

This is a FAQ on GitHub which has a lot of information about 2016. If you are interested to find out which version of IIS or OS your Azure App Service is running on, you can check it like this. Check in KUDU Capture a Fiddler trace I wrote about KUDU here, just in case…


Putting it all together – CORS tutorial

Hosting the two sites on IIS and understanding the request flow and needed configuration to allow the entire application work correctly is what we will focus on in this article. This far, in this tutorial we have gone through creating the front-end website using Razor Pages and the back-end HTTP web-service using WebAPI, as well…


Building the ASP.net Core WebAPI backend – CORS tutorial

With the front end site complete, we can shift focus to building the WebAPI backend that will be powering the Echo Text service. Just as for the front-end site, In Visual Studio 2017, you can choose to create a new Project, and select the ‘Web’ category. Give the project a name and then select the…


Building the ASP.net Core Razor Pages site – CORS tutorial

In this part of the tutorial on CORS and ASP.net Core, we will create the front end application. Using Visual Studio 2017, I have selected to create a new Project. Inside the New Project dialog box, select the Web category, and then select the ASP.net Core Web Application template as show below: In the next…


How to create a self-signed SAN certificate, wildcard certificate vs SAN

I have some domain names that I use for testing out Azure features, write some blogs and other fun stuff.  I find myself needing, wanting to use HTTPS and using the instructions I wrote some time ago, see below, to create the certificate is long and tedious.  I had an epiphany which lead me to…


What’s new in IIS 10 – Microsoft Internet Information Services 10 New Features

With each version of Microsoft Windows Server comes a new version of Internet Information Services (IIS).  With the recent release of Windows Server 2016 comes IIS version 10.  Before I cover these new features, here are a few articles which I have already written which you may be interested in: What’s new in IIS 8.5…