GUI Tool for using Httpcfg.exe to configure SSL on a given port

In my previous posts I had metioned on how to get SSL working with the new HttpListener class in whidbey 2.0 Beta1. It was sort of difficult to use the command line httpcfg tool as I had to manually open the machine store, pick a cert and copy its thumbprint and the run it using…

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Good article on hosting ASPX pages using System.Web.Hosting api’s

With .NET 1.1, a hosting api was shipped under System.Web.Hosting namespace that let users execute ASPX pages without needing to have IIS. The namespace has got some cool features with whidbey beta 1. Whidbey beta 1 also introduced another cool class HttpListener that lets people listen for Http trafffic. I always wanted to post some…

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Programatically configure SMTP service on IIS to route mails to a domain

Ever wondered how to programatically configure SMTP service on IIS to route mails to a particular domain? IIS settings are maintained in a Metabase file. We can programatically edit this metafile to add settings that will route emails to any domain (say mail@foo.com). Lets say, we want to input information to IIS on how to…

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