Web and Identity

IIS, ADFS, WIF and .Net

Web and Identity

  • Architecture Diagram: Blueprint for Enterprise Web Infrastructure

    In the last two posts we have seen components for Microsoft WebStack and AppStack . In this post I will try put those together to build scalable web farm architecture that will act as our blueprint. Following functional diagram represent the logical view...
  • AppStack: Microsoft EcoSystem for Enterprise Web Application Hosting

    Before we think about Microsoft Application Hosting component (AppStack), I want to establish my personal preference. Applications nowadays are mixture of UI component and associated web services built in ASP.Net/WCF/WF. My aim is to build application...
  • WebStack: Microsoft EcoSystem for Enterprise Web Platform

    Over the past couple of years I have spent significant amount of time to asses and plan enterprise web platform on Windows 2008 and Windows 2008 R2. I want to share my experience and recurring theme about setting up Web Platform and “Ecosystem”...
  • Makecert.exe SAN and Wildcard certificate

    I often run into issue while working in the Test VMs and expired certificates. This article talks about how to generate self-signed root certificate and generate new certificate signed by the root. However what about what if you just want a certificate...
  • IIS 6.0 Log Header

    Those of you, who support IIS6, it might be obvious to notice the following line at the start of IIS6 log file: #Software: Microsoft Internet Information Services 6.0 #Version: 1.0 #Date: 2009-01-30 02:05:59 #Fields: date time s-sitename s...
  • How To Use MSDeploy to Migrate Global Assembly Cache

    Hi, I am playing with MSDeploy quite a lot these days and it is great. I just want to share information about how we can use it to install assembly in GAC . I wrote a strongly typed assembly for a test and installed it on my Windows 7 laptop. Here...
  • How To Migrate SSL Certificate Using MSDeploy

    Hi Friends! Scenario: Yesterday I was asked to help out IIS 6 to IIS 7 migration with close to 500 sites with 50 of them were SSL website. I thought it is good time to evaluate MSDeploy . It has a support to migrate SSL certificate between the servers...
  • Demystifying .Net CLR Perfromance Counter

    Hi Friends!!! I am back in business and apologies for out of contact for a while. Lot of exciting thing happened over past few months. Finally I landed where I always wanted to be so thanks for your support so far and yes your guess is right from the...