Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft’

.NET 4: Fix “gacutil.exe does nothing” after copying gacutil.exe to another machine/server

If you copy the .NET 4 version of gacutil.exe (located in C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v8.0A\bin\NETFX 4.0 Tools) to another machine/server you might come across the issue, that executing gacutil.exe just seems to do nothing. To fix this problem, you need to copy the files gacutil.exe.config (also from C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v8.0A\bin\NETFX 4.0 Tools) and gacutlrc.dll […]

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ISA Server 2006 as Reverse Web Caching Proxy: Analyze “Object source” and “Cache Info” fields

When publishing content from a web server that is behind a ISA 2006 firewall, the ISA can be configured as Reverse Web Caching proxy, i.e. the ISA caches responses from the web server(s) and sends the cached content to the clients instead of requesting the content from the web servers again (see “Reverse proxy” on […]

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IIS 7.5 Application Pools: Understanding default identity “ApplicationPoolIdentity”

In former versions of IIS the default identity for application pools was “NetworkService“. Using this option, the application pool runs under the built-in and low-privileged Windows identity “NETWORKSERVICE“. The disadvantage of this (old default) option is that multiple services using the Windows identity “NETWORKSERVICE” are not isolated from each other, i.e. services could theoretically read, […]

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Microsoft IIS 7: Enable Client Side Browser Caching for static Content in Web.config

To optimize the performance of a web site that is hosted in Microsoft’s Internet Information Server 7 it is reasonable to enable client side browser caching for static content (like for example image files, CSS files or JavaScript files) that probably won’t change in the near feature. You can find more information and best practices […]

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Microsoft Visual Studio & ASP.NET MVC 3: Add jQuery IntelliSense support for Razor pages

To enable Visual Studio’s IntelliSense support for jQuery on Razor pages just add the following code line to your view: @if (false) { <script src="~/Scripts/jquery-1.4.4-vsdoc.js" type="text/javascript"></script> }@if (false) { <script src="~/Scripts/jquery-1.4.4-vsdoc.js" type="text/javascript"></script> } Note: The if-statement prevents the script tag from being rendered into the html source code. Unfortunately, with the Razor view engine, there […]

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Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 2008 R2: Option “Prevent saving changes that require table re-creation”

By default Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 2008 R2 does not allow saving changes to table structures that requires the table to be re-created, like inserting a new column at a specific position or changing the data type of a field. The saving process is aborted with the following error dialog: Saving changes is not […]

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