All things HyperV  


Just a quick post on IIS7 cert mapping setup

Install the role service under IIS At the Server level – enable DS mapping under authentication: Create the web site. Enable it for HTTPS ( bindings ) Set the site to require certs under: Enable the site : C:\Windows\SysWOW64\inetsrv>appcmd unlock config /section:clientCertificateMappingAuthentication Unlocked section “system.webServer/security/authentication/clientCertificateMappingAuthentication” at configuration path “MACHINE/WEBROOT/APPHOST”. C:\Windows\SysWOW64\inetsrv>appcmd set config “CertAuthWebSite” -section:clientCertificateMappingAuthentication /enabled:true…



I needed a quick function to return a point.. Spatpublic Point Lerp(Point p0, Point p1, double amtInterpolate) { double xlerp = p0.X + ( p1.X – p0.X ) * amtInterpolate; double ylerp = p0.Y + ( p1.Y – p0.Y ) * amtInterpolate; Point newPoint = new Point(xlerp, ylerp); return newPoint; }  


Debugging managed code.. from a newb for managed code debugging

Debugging managed code in WinDbg has never been my idea of fun. I wasn’t forcibly exposed to it enough I guess.   For example, if you look at   there is like a 5 step process for setting a breakpoint, instead of !bpmd. Well, the other day I dug deep into debugging some code to…


Why am I using VMWare?

Well, I have had to resort to VMWare. I don’t have anything against it really, I used to use it exclusively, but I would rather use an MS platform if it does what I need it to. Unfortunately the  VPC version for Win7 does not support 64 bit guests and I run a bunch of…


Playing with Silverlight..

Testing a few things with SL, eventually want a TFS integrated reporting tool. But, this was more for just fun.


Cool new features in 2k8 R2 for Certificate Services

I really dont like posting about another post.. but its too cool not to in this case There are some really awesome new features for Cert Services in 2k8 R2.. check it out in the Certificate Enrollment Web Services Whitepaper Original post: Doc download link:


Logging for MUI language packs

Quick post.. If you are having errors when installing the MUI language packs on Win7\Server 2008 R2 – the logs are located in the users profile appdata path:  C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Temp\lpksetup folder Here is a snip of a log for an example:\ SNIP: 15:30:50:034 : PERF: Create language from CAB (C:\tools\langpacks\zh-hk\ – ENTER 15:30:53:495 : DEBUG: CreateFromIdentity(“Microsoft-Windows-Client-LanguagePack-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~zh-HK~6.1.7600.16385”)…


How to enable WPP tracing for a component at boot time?

Been away for a while , busy with lotsa interesting online services projects ( my “new” group ) .  I’ll see if I can blog about any of those interesting tidbits.. in the meantime. WPP tracing is all over the place in Win7 – a quick count of registered providers shows 672 available providers  via “logman…


How to determine virtual machine host name "virtual server"

Recently had a problem where the lab folks forget where my VM was installed to and I needed some RAM added to it.  I needed to find the physical host name of the machine the VM was running on.  Turns out that there is a handy dandy reg key one the VS devs pointed out to me:…