Replication troubleshooting…

A customer has custom code that uses the Microsoft Provisioning Framework to do the following in their respective order:1) Create a user2) Create a Sharepoint site (When the Sharepoint site is created, roles are also created.)3) Add the user created in 1) to a role defined for the Sharepoint Site created in 2) When the code executes 3)…

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Re-Introduction

In case you are wondering where I have been or what I’ve been doing, I have left Syndey’s sunny shores to live London on a kind of personal life experiences enrichment program :-). I’m just about settled in now in my new home, getting used to the colder weather, and getting into the swing of…

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Authenticating via Kerberos against a web service using a C++ client…

I just thought this information might assist in expediting your research into the matter. When using the automatically generated proxy class template that is created when referencing a web service from a C++ client application, you may define the proxy as per the following example:- Service::CServiceT<> svc; The template uses the CSoapSocketClient class by default. This class only supports…

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Delegation and LDAP

A customer had a requirement to pull pieces of information about the browser user from AD in their web application. Accessible to the web application is the browser user’s alias and the domain that the browser user belongs to. The customer achieves this in their development environment by doing a serverless bind to AD and using a…

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Kerberos Authentication with IIS

So you have decided to go with the delegation security model for your application. You have been developing all of the tiers of your application on your single development box where everything worked according to expectations. You have now separated all of the tiers into separate boxes for testing because this is the deployment scenario…

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To Delegate Or Not To…

As part of my role at Microsoft, I sometimes assist customers in making design decisions with their applications. After understanding what the requirements are for the application, I seek relevant information or resources based on the requirements. Any relevant information I find, I will forward to the customer and outline the advantages and disadvantages of the options available. One of…

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Kerberos Delegation to SQL Server

One of the most difficult issues to troubleshoot sometimes is a Kerberos Delegation issue to SQL Server. A customer had a web application that is configured to access a remote back end SQL server under the security context of the end user. When users access the web application, the application displays an error similar to the…

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Introduction

I’ve been working for Microsoft now for six years as a Developer Support Engineer. For me that’s a long time. It is the constant learning that has kept me here. I hope to share some of that learning by posting what I think are interesting customer problems and corresponding resolutions. Occasionally, I may write some meaningless…

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