DebugDiag – The Saga to RTM, Continued

For the past several days, I have spent a lot of time mired in the very bureaucracy that I identified in this blog entry… all for one reason – to get DebugDiag and the IIS Diagnostics Toolkit integrated and released. Yes, the Windows OOB process has bogged things down for about six months, mostly because…

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Child URL Execution and SSI #exec, Redux

Ok, I now have gotten questions about SSI #exec behavior on IIS6 for both ISAPI (ASP) and CGI (Perl) resources, so here is the consolidation of it all… Question: Hi David, I have searched Google to help me figure out a problem I am having, and every search result I get brings up pages on your…

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The Unofficial IIS Trip to Whistler

So, several members of the IIS team are going to be taking an earlier Christmas break and be OOF this weekend. No, we haven’t gone “loco” with IIS7… yet. 😉 We are just “unofficially” having various members of the team across all discplines enjoy some time on Whistler snowboarding/skiing (and later at dinner, bars, etc), outside the…

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HOWTO: Synchronize User Credentials in IIS

Question: Hello, I recently had to modify a domain administrator account on my system and as a result parts of my web site are no longer operational.  I keep getting a 401.1 error whenever my web pages attempt to execute a Perl script that dynamically builds web pages.  Regular HTML pages execute with no problem….

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HOWTO: Redirect the browser to a new URL based on Referer

While I do not recommend users to freely write ISAPI Filters and install them on IIS, there are still tasks that favor/require ISAPI Filter… even on IIS6 with HSE_REQ_EXEC_URL. Question: Hello David, I came across your blog several times when I am searching for “ISAPI extensions and filters for IIS6”. As a newbie on ISAPI…

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One Year Blog Anniversary

Ok, I am a real sucker for all things sentimental, such as Anniversaries. One year ago, I made my first blog post, a huge script code snippet that illustrates some frequently misunderstood concepts. Never mind the fact that it was not until four months later that I made the next blog post and a couple…

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HTTP POST Fails for Anonymous Authentication

Question: I have ASP that receives a POST, displays the parameters and performs additional work. Authentication was anonymous (IUSR_<machine>) and also Integrated Windows. Then I turned off Integrated auth (we can discuss reasons for this later). I am still able to process the page, but evidently there is NO POST data. ASP code does run,…

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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…