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:…