IIS – Web Site Configuration Inspection using msdeploy

Background I am trying to get this 3rd party Web Application to work properly, but it so happens that for one for virtual directory (vdir) the global.asa is read, but for another vdir the global config file is not being read. Trouble-shooting Eye Balling Tried eye-balling, but I can't figure out what is different. WebDeploy … Continue reading IIS – Web Site Configuration Inspection using msdeploy

Reporting Services – Error – This configuration section cannot be used at this path. This happens when the site administrator has locked access to this section using from an inherited configuration file

Background Installed Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services v2014, but getting the error pasted below.   Reporting Server - Site Administrator Locked Access Error Message: Failed to initialize the AppDomain:ReportServer_V2014_0 Exception: System.Configuration.ConfigurationErrorsException Message: This configuration section cannot be used at this path. This happens when the site administrator has locked access to this section using location … Continue reading Reporting Services – Error – This configuration section cannot be used at this path. This happens when the site administrator has locked access to this section using from an inherited configuration file

Microsoft – Internet Information Server (IIS) – Include Files

Preclude Here is a follow-up post to an earlier one titled "Microsoft – Internet Information Server – Error – An error occurred on the server when processing the URL. Please contact the system administrator"  ( https://danieladeniji.wordpress.com/2014/08/22/microsoft-internet-information-server-error-an-error-occurred-on-the-server-when-processing-the-url-please-contact-the-system-administrator/ )   Error Message Error Th error message read: Text: An error occurred on the server when processing the URL. … Continue reading Microsoft – Internet Information Server (IIS) – Include Files

Microsoft – Internet Information Server – Error – An error occurred on the server when processing the URL. Please contact the system administrator.

Background Playing around with a Vendor's web site and found an unhelpful error.   Error Message Error Message An error occurred on the server when processing the URL. Please contact the system administrator. If you are the system administrator please click here to find out more about this error. Error Image Create Lab Web Site … Continue reading Microsoft – Internet Information Server – Error – An error occurred on the server when processing the URL. Please contact the system administrator.

Technical: Microsoft – IIS – Error – The current identity does not have write access to ‘C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\Temporary ASP.NET Files’.

Technical: Microsoft - IIS - Error - The current identity <identity-account> does not have write access to 'C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\Temporary ASP.NET Files'. Background Ending up with errors running a Microsoft .Net Web Application.  The error message states that I do not have write permissions to the Temporary ASP.Net Files folder.   NTFS Permissions   use Calcs, get … Continue reading Technical: Microsoft – IIS – Error – The current identity does not have write access to ‘C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\Temporary ASP.NET Files’.

Technical: Microsoft DNS/IIS Attack (2014-04-12)

Background One area that I do not like to cover in a public forum is security. But, in the last few days we have started noticing a sustained attack on a couple of our publicly facing Windows boxes. Attack Surface Area Microsoft - DNS Using SysInternals \ TCP View, we are are able to see … Continue reading Technical: Microsoft DNS/IIS Attack (2014-04-12)

Microsoft – WCF/OData – Deploying Services to IIS

Introduction There are a couple of paths we can take towards deploying our web services. Prerequisite - Msdeploy Introduction I really enjoyed realizing the benefits of Microsoft MSDeploy.  It allows us to deploy to the local server and to remote hosts, as well. Here is a list of arguments that are supported:  Argument  Meaning /T … Continue reading Microsoft – WCF/OData – Deploying Services to IIS