The CE Telnet Server

A lot of folks (even in the CE team) don’t realize that Windows CE has a telnet server as an optional component.  This is not something that we see you putting in shipping devices.  It is a very cool tool during your initial development of your platform, however. If your device is hooked up to…

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A high level overview of Windows CE Web Server authentication.

How does the Windows CE Web Server handle authentication? Web server authentication is already documented at http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa922781.aspx (CE 6.0).  Based on the number of questions on the newsgroups I get about web server authentication I think I’ll try to restate some of the key points.  The actual details will remain in the MSDN docs; this is…

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About John…

Hi, my name is John Spaith.  I hired on to Microsoft in February, 1999 after graduating from Purdue in 1998.  The very first thing I wrote was the Web Server for Windows CE.  Amazingly enough I’m still on the same team +5 years later and I still own the Web Server.  Since then I’ve done…

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Welcome!

Welcome to the Windows CE Networking Team WebLog!  This blog will cover topics related to both PocketPC based devices and also general embedded devices built using Platform Builder.  Its primary audience is developers who are using or considering making use of Windows CE for network based applications.  The contributors will range from the folks who…

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