WebLog Posts in Category IIS7


Debugging Application_Start and Module Initialization with IIS and Visual Studio
December 15, 2011 @ 2:19am

If you're running the full version of IIS and you try to debug your Web application's startup code in Application_Start you might have found that you can't debug this code as the debugger doesn't break there. Here's why and some easy ways you can work around this limitation.

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IIS not starting: The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process
March 04, 2011 @ 8:28pm

Ran into a nasty problem today with IIS not starting up and the culprit turned out to be: Skype. Here's what the deal is.

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SSL Certificate Renewal Pain
January 21, 2009 @ 12:49am

I ran into some problems this time around renewing my SSL certificate for west-wind.com and it looks like the problem is related to how IIS 7 handles renewals. After all the years of problems with certificate renewals in IIS I figured that by now Microsoft would have this nailed, but in the end only a completely new certificate request managed to work for me.

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