New Performance Counters for HttpWebRequest

Performance counters!  You can never get enough!  And starting with the .NET version 4.0 Beta 2, we in the System.Net team have added six new counters to the old set.  But before we begin, some ground rules: Performance counters have to be enabled in your application’s .config file.  I’ve put a sample of my config…


Custom HTTP Authentication Schemes

Introduction           My name is Chris Ross and I work as a developer for Microsoft’s .NET Framework networking components.  As part of the Network Class Library (NCL) team I get lots of networking questions from other developers.  This post resulted from my research into a question about using custom HTTP authentication schemes.  The custom scheme in…

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