Child URL Execution and SSI #exec

Question: My web server was recently upgraded from Win2K to Win2003 and I’ve noticed a change in the way Server Side Includes (SSI) operate. In Win2K a script called via #exec was run as if it were part of the calling SSI file. This had two affects when the script that is run is an…

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Podcasting can be…

Fun, unless one is constantly tripping over one’s words/phrases. I apologize. Most of the time when I talk about something I like, my brain feels like it is going at 120mph, racing through the details, while the mouth goes at a more pedestrian pace. Then, somewhere in between, the “clutch” engages the brain to the mouth…

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My Mac Mini Impressions

This weekend, I finally found some time to unpack, setup, and use the Mac Mini that I had bought two weekends ago. Even though I am a long-time PC user and have barely dug into OS X, I have to say that I am very satisfied and impressed with the entire “Apple experience”. Well, I…

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Hacking .Net Framework onto WINPE ?

Question: Re: http://blogs.msdn.com/david.wang/archive/2005/10/24/The_Joys_of_Vista_Unattend_Setup.aspx Here, you mentioned how Vista obviates the “need to push customized WINPE CDs with the .Net Framework and WMI hacked onto it”. But back to the XP world for a bit: *Is* there an accepted method for hacking .NET Framework onto Windows PE? Or how could one avoid doing that if one…

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Thoughts on Connection_Abandoned_By_AppPool

So, lately I have been getting a variety of questions about non-IIS but related issues. This is a slippery slope… but let me see how far it can go. Question: dear david: I have a problem about the application pool ,it will crash after some Connection_Abandoned_By_AppPool errors. I know what happened, what I want to know…

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ISAPI Filter and the N+1 Architecture?

Question: Hi David, I am developing an ISAPI Filter to prove the N+1 Architecture.There will be few static sites, few dynamic sites and few cgi perl script sites will be there. Can you please tell me how ISAPI performs for CGI Perl Scripts. Thanks and Regards. Answer: How ISAPI performs on IIS completely depends on…

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HOWTO: Run as normal user (non-admin) on Windows

Sometimes, I wonder and worry about the vast majority of Windows users that run with administrative privileges. Most of them probably do this blindly because it is the default auto-login for Windows XP and do not know any better. This tells a lot about the power of having secure defaults… However, such unnecessary privilege comes…

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HOWTO: Insert Multiple Website Bindings

Hmm… I am somewhat confused by proclamations of asking for advice when things are supposedly working correctly. I guess I will try and answer the question… Question David, I have tried using your script and things are working correctly. Please advise. I run the following which I think would now allow me to have 2…

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HOWTO: Install and Run ASP.Net 2.0 Side-by-Side

Hmm, this is one of the more unusual questions that I have received lately… Question: how do you setup asp.net 2 along side with asp.net 1.1 in Windows 2003/IIS6? do i need sdk or redistributable package? Answer: The Redistributable package allows you to run .Net applications. The SDK just contains additional tools (like ILDASM, SN),…

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