503 Server Unavailable failure with IIS 7.0

When working with IIS 7.0 in Vista if you are seeing this failure trying to access the webserver, there are couple of things to look for.  1. Check if the Application Pool is running. You can click on the Application Pools option on the Left Pane of IIS 7.0 and check all running App pools….


Configure SSL in IIS 7.0

If you are confused looking at the IIS 7.0 UI, you are not alone. I recently had to configure SSL on a IIS 7.0 and had quite some guessing work before I could get it to work. Below documents the procedure required to do this, Open IIS Manager and click on the Web Server on…


Configuring HTTP in Windows Vista

Hosting a WCF service on a HTTP endpoint on Windows Vista has some issues given that you are not running with Administrator privileges. Following blogs discusses how to get around this issue,   http://blogs.msdn.com/drnick/archive/2006/10/16/configuring-http-for-windows-vista.aspx http://kennyw.com/indigo/145

Windows Vista RC -> RTM!!!

Windows Vista was signed off today to RTM. Windows Vista will release with Office 2007 on November 30th. http://news.com.com/Microsoft+Vista+is+ready+to+roll/2100-1016_3-6133660.html

.Net Framework 3.0 is Live!!

Get the latest version of .Net Framework 3.0 at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=10CC340B-F857-4A14-83F5-25634C3BF043&displaylang=en

Colorful Vista…

Microsoft shows off Vista packaging. What is inside is much more exciting. 🙂 So…are you ready for Vista?   http://www.tgdaily.com/picturegalleries/gallery-200610311-5.html