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Is ASP.NET's Membership system secure enough?

Is the Membership system included in ASP.NET secure enough to use in a real-world web site? Since I'm not interested in creating my own providers, I'm only interested in the providers Microsoft built ...
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Mailbox unavailable, client does not have permissions to send as this sender - only the first time

Our users can send emails from our ASP.NET Web application on the click of a button. In our testing environment, there is a strange thing going on. The first time the application tries to send the ...
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Perfmon: which counter identifies that threads are waiting?

While load testing an ASP.NET app, we find that the pages are taking 20-30 sec under heavy load. We suspect this is because the pages are waiting for database calls or web services. Is there a ...
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Could a Microsoft security update make major changes to the IIS configuration like this?

I've recently noticed a number of significant changes to my IIS configuration, some of which have major implications. I've dug through the daily backups and found that the change coincides with the ...
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How do I secure a .NET (MVC) website prior to launch?

I have a .NET (MVC2) website that is in development. I have deployed it to some production infrastructure, and tested it over the internet with anonymous access (as it will be once it is live) and it ...
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Installing mod_mono on Ubuntu: handler doesn't seem to get registered

I'm trying to install mod_mono on Apache 2 (Prefork MPM). I'm using Ubuntu Karmic, and just want an auto-hosting setup (so that any .aspx files are executed, similar to how PHP is normally setup). I ...
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IIS aborts request thread with status 995

We have a site where we have trouble on our production server, but not on my dev machine with request beeing aborted (hence, zero response). It fails after exactly 1:19 minutes each time, and the ...
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Cannot start IIS - how do I find what is running on port 80?

This is on a Windows Vista machine running IIS 7. Trying to start Default Web Site, but it says: "The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process? If I change binding ...
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How many domains can be bound with one SSL certificate?

Let say I have an ASP.NEt application which is bound with more than 10 domains using host headers. Is one certificate is enough for me? or I need more than 1 certificate for each domain? If I need 1 ...
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Do I really need Exchange Server?

My company got a app that we develop, a big part is the email function on it(sending only). So far we have been able to handle everything on just regular smtp service(in house so to speak) in the ...
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ASP.NET Future on linux?

I was wondering. What do you guys think about ASP.NET future on linux? I dont know much about IIS and i know some things about linux. I dont want to program anything in php and while searching for ...
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Why are 32-bit application pools more efficient in IIS? [closed]

I've been running load tests with two different ASP.NET web applications in IIS. The tests are run with 5,10,25, and 250 user agents. Tested on a box with 8 GB RAM, Windows 7 Ultimate x64. The same ...
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Backup database at certain intervals?

My client would like to have the database backed up several times per day, as well as the ability to backup the database manually. I've created a page to backup the database manually, it just calls a ...
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Multiple SSL certificates to access one ASP.NET application in IIS

1 Hi, I have an ASP.NET application that's currently accessible via a single domain name, with an SSL certificate. We'd like to be able to access the same application via a second domain name. The ...
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New Session Failed

We've started to see instances on our Intranet server where for any page the server just responds with the error page 'HTTP/1.1 New Session Failed'. It seems we can fix it by running IISRESET but this ...
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Even admin cant register ASP.NET 4

When I try running the following command, logged in as admin, I get the accompanying error: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319>aspnet_regiis -i An error has occurred: 0x8007b799 You ...
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How to check how many users are online?

I administer a ASP.NET website that has decent traffic. In the middle of the day, I sometimes would need to either redeploy the website, change the configuration in the web.config file or make some ...
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Secure IIS/MS-SQL [closed]

I have Windows Server 2008, with IIS 7.5 and SQL Server 2008. I want to install DotNetNuke which is an ASP.NET application. What are the necessary precautions to not to get pwn3d.
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Simple issue regarding date formats

We are hosting a website that when browsed to locally loads up fine but if you browse to it externally you get Conversion from string "1/15/2010 8:46:01 AM" to type 'Date' is not valid. What do I ...
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IIS on localhost is very slow

I am using IIS7 on Windows Vista dual core cpu. The first time hit on a WCF service or an ASP.NET webform sometimes takes way longer than a minute which is not really acceptable for me. I configured ...
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SQL Server 2008 login problem with ASP.NET application: Failed to open the explicitly specified database

I am running SQL Server 2008 Express Edition on Windows Server 2008 with an ASP.NET application which must access the server. The ASP.NET application is associated with an application pool that runs ...
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Requests in IIS' “SendResponse” state stuck for a long time; Slow IIS 7.5/ASP.NET 4.0 web application

I have a set of very beefy, very underutilized servers which are running a couple virtual machines with Windows Server 2008 R2 and IIS 7.5. The problem: Sometimes requests take a very long time to ...
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How to configure IIS Express to ask for client certificate

Does anybody know how to configure IIS Express to require client certificate for access? I'm trying to debug a problematic ASP.NET application which uses client certificates for authentication.
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Getting 404.2 Error on IIS 7.0

I'm getting the following error when trying view my freshly deployed application on IIS 7.0 on a Windows Server Standard server with Service Pack 2: HTTP Error 404.2 - Not Found The page you are ...
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Why do web sites in IIS7/7.5 have ASP.NET ISAPI filters enabled by default?

EDIT: Due to the potentially critical nature of the answers to some of my questions below, I am adding this strong warning: Do not remove the filters I speak of here unless you know exactly what it is ...
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The configSource file 'connections.config' is also used in a parent, this is not allowed.

Question: I face the following situation: A ASP.NET .NET 4.0 web-application deployed on machine "vmsomething". The web-application running on IIS 7.5 resides in d:\webs\myapplication on ...
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Cannot get IIS7 to send cookies to IE

I have a web application that I have created that uses the basic asp.net authentication. The authentication systems are working fine code-wise, however I cannot get IIS7 to send the cookies to IE web ...
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How to calculate web server traffic?

We have an asp.net web server application and web service,which will be hosted in the same server. Customer's IT team has asked us what is the expected no.of traffic on the web server. How do I ...
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Is ASP.NET debug mode a security risk?

Turning off debug mode in ASP.NET is one of the things that's mentioned even in the most beginner tutorials on ASP.NET security. Unfortunately, in website projects debug mode is the only way to obtain ...
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What is this user name for and how did it get created?

When I created a website named Portal on my IIS 7.5 on the website permissions->security I got this user. What is its purpose? From what I have read the ApplicationPool runs under NetworkService ...
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IIS 7.5 truncating POST body containing JSON data with ASP.NET MVC 3

I'm facing a problem which I hope is a configuration thing with IIS but is right now giving a lot of trouble. Basically I have a controller that accepts a JSON and does some processing. While it ...
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How much memory w3wp.exe consume

I have 32 gb ram on my server, And my w3wp.exe process crashes when it reaches around 1gb of memory. I monitored it through task manager. It is a 64 bit machine (Browser Requests are not responded ...
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App Pool limitations

We currently have about 600 .net sites in a single app pool. We're starting to get out of memory exceptions and have to recycle the app pool to fix the problem. I know it's generally a good idea to ...
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Best Practice: Using Asp.net and Microsoft SQL 2005 what is the best way to load balance/achieve high availability accross two physical sites?

I asked this on StackOverflow when serverfault was in beta. Giving it a second shot. I have 4 Servers in two physically separate locations. Each server is running Windows Server 2003 Standard and ...
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What permission is needed for my SQL Server 2005 DB for a WebUser?

I have a connection string in my asp.net code that looks at a SQL Server 2005 database. I created a UserName called WebUser and granted him db_datawriter and db_datareader in SQL Server 2005. Both ...
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Why won't IIS execute my custom 404 page? It tries to serve up the raw source code instead

I'm trying to configure Custom Errors in IIS6. I select the 404 error, set the dropdown to "URL," then enter this as the URL "/404.aspx" When go to: http://mysite.com/no-page-here It finds ...
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IIS7 application pool Framework version 3.5 missing

I'm just trying to create a new application pool in IIS7 and specify 3.5 for its framework version. However it only has "v2.0.50727" or "no managed code" as options in the framework version drop ...
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MemCached on Windows x64

This question has previously been asked, but that was a year ago and I wanted to know if there had been any developments since then. Basically we'd like to use a MemCached Server on a Windows Server ...
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“Catch All” Server-Side Load Profiling

If I have an infrastructure with some Web Servers (Windows 2003 and IIS) and a Database (SQL Server 2005) and ASP.net, I wonder if there is a catch-all tool that simply allows me to say "Ok, I now ...
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how does NewRelic work by simply installing .Net agent?

Yesterday, I decided to give NewRelic a try. I signed up for a free account, and installed the .Net agent, and restarted IIS as instructed. Immediately, this agent started showing up a wealth of ...
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Setting Up Login for ASP.NET Application on SQL Server 2008

I have 2 Windows 2008 Servers. One is a web server (IIS7). The other is a database server (SQL Server 2008). The instance of sql server 2008 is configured to use mixed mode authentication. Neither are ...
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Where can I report an issue with ASP.NET Browsers File?

While working with an ASP.NET application on Chrome for Android I discovered that Request.Browser.Cookies returns False for that browser (despite the browser supporting cookies). Based on what I've ...
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Calling LoadLibraryEx on ISAPI filter failed (v4.0.30319)

I installed .Net 1.1 on a Windows Server 2008 (which already had .NET 4 installed). Afterwards, I started getting the following error: HTTP Error 500.0 - Internal Server Error Calling LoadLibraryEx ...
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Use PC as Web Server

How can I use my own PC (Win 7 Home Premium, SQL Server 2008 Express,IIS 7.5) as web server for my ASP.NET MVC Website? [Update] : I know how to run IIS in Win 7 and locally I can host my web. My ...
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Active Directory Web Programming

The Scenario: I'm using integrated authentication to grant access to an ASP.net intranet site. When that user accesses the site, certain information is loaded from their active directory profile and ...
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What differences are between IIS 7.0 and IIS 7.5?

I thought that IIS 7.0 and IIS 7.5 have (from the application developer point of view) nearly same features. Then, I found that certain features are not working on IIS 7.0. Are there more features ...
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Mono on Linux: Apache or Nginx

I'm developing an ASP.NET application that will be run under Linux/Mono for various reasons (mostly to stay away from IIS, quite frankly). Of course the first web server I had in mind was Apache. But ...
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Does IIS log request header information? If yes, where?

I would like to monitor HTTP request headers. Does IIS log this information somewhere?
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ASP/ASP.NET Best way to handle write permissions?

Say you have a public ASP.NET (or Classic ASP) application on IIS with a script/page that needs to write or update files in a specific folder that is located within the web publishing folder tree. 1) ...
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Is hosting my websites and databases with different providers a bad idea?

I'm trying to find a home for three ASP.NET 3.5 websites using three respective SQL Server 2008 databases. I've found one possible solution where I host the websites on a "semi-dedicated" environment ...