Wininet Cache Issues

Jeffdav’s weblog has an entry on why view->source sometimes stops working and why you get forced to save some images as bmp when they really aren’t. While you are waiting for the fix, the workaround we use on the Longhorn Wininet team is to lower our cache size down to something more reasonable. Mine is…


HTTP in the Event Log on XPSP2

Thoose who are really looking might have found the following event in your event log: Reservation for namespace identified by URL prefix http://*:2869/ was successfully added. This is just UPNP reserving it’s port and namespace in http.sys.


Okay… a little more ego inflating

Well, this is meant to be a more technical blog, and I got in my mini ra-ra post yesterday, but I was happy to see Mary Jo Foley pointing to this eWeek article, “IIS Rounds the Security Corner”. I’ve personally been at Microsoft from five years now and I’ve watched and participated in Microsoft’s efforts…


Most Reliable Hosting Providers

Netcraft reports that in September three of the top 10 most reliable hosting providers during September were running Windows 2003 and IIS6, Netcetera, DataPipe and Another three were running Windows 2000, including the top of the rankings Energis. Update: Forgot to add the netcraft source link.