New MSDN articles about WCF and WF

MSDN recently published a series of new articles about WCF and WF.  Take a look and let me know what you think… Workflow Services Describes how to create and configure workflow services. Endpoints: Addresses, Bindings, and Contracts Describes how to control multiple aspects of your service. Data Transfer and Serialization Describes how serialization of data…


WCF Keep Alive Channel

Customers periodically ask for a way to enable TCP Keep Alive on the underlying socket for the TCP transport in WCF.  The most often reason I hear this request is to workaround an idle timeout on some intermediary device (like a proxy or load balancer).  However, TCP Keep alive is a hop by hop solution…


Fix available for SMSvcHost.exe Event Log ID 8 issue

A fix for the SMSvcHost.exe Event ID 8 issue described here has now been published.  The download can be found at here: The associated KB article has details of where to get the fix.