At last, Visual Studio patch for F5 debugging on Windows Vista has been released

A Visual Studio patch that fixes the Visual Studio F5 debugging of IIS7 applications on Windows Vista Home Premium and above has been released!  This patch solves the “An authentication error occurred while communicating with the web server.  Please see Help for assistance.”, and “Debugging failed because integrated Windows authentication is not enabled.  Please see…


Troubleshoot 503 Service Unavailable errors with start-up debugging

In a previous post titled Where did my IIS7 server go? Troubleshooting “service unavailable” errors, I covered the basic steps for dealing with 503 Service Unavailable errors on IIS7.This post dives deeper into debugging the IIS worker process to get to the bottom of particularly difficult crashes occurring during IIS worker process initialization, where the process…


Fix problems with Visual Studio F5 debugging of ASP.NET applications on IIS7 Vista

A number of people have been reporting problems when trying to debug their ASP.NET applications on Windows Vista with Visual Studio 2005 F5 debugging support.  There are a handful of posts about trying to get this to work in various ways … most of which are missing key information needed to *really* get it to…