Filmon, Regmon, and Security Issues are explained

Mark Russinovich’s technical blog covering topics such as Windows troubleshooting, technologies and security.

Buffer Overflows in Regmon Traces

Buffer Overflows in Filemon

You receive an “HTTP Error 401.1 – Unauthorized: Access is denied due to invalid credentials” error message when you try to access a Web site that is part of an IIS 6.0 application […]

dump analysis and debugging pages

Crash Dump Analysis and Debugging Portal WinDbg Quick Links IIS State identifies performance problems IIS State IISTracer

Key Performance Monitor Counters

CLR Profiler for the .NET Framework 2.0

How To: Use CLR Profiler To profile an ASP.NET application

A blog post about “Profilers for the CLR” by Brad Abrams […]

Advices from IIS Pros

Turkey’s successfull Microsoft Support Engineer Cenk ISCAN’s blog entry about IIS diagnostics.

Also check johan’s blog for “Getting started with windbg”

Wonderful WinDbg explanations from Johan – Inspecting the cacheFile containing sample commands for Cache Inspection

Finbar’s Blog

Loading static content in ASP.NET pages from different domain for faster parallel download

IIS Performance MSDN […]

PurgeCommerceData.exe deletes your old CS data

Explanations of David Lott – MSFT

Notes on DPAPI and ProfileKeyManager

Profile Key Manager: A Swiss Knife…How to Configure Encryption Keys for Profiles System Data Key Manager Command Line Utility Reference Data Protection

Web Farm Considerations

How To: Encrypt Configuration Sections in ASP.NET 2.0 Using DPAPI

Commerce Server 2007 Service Pack 2 does not install successfully

This problem occurs because of a problem with the MSI Installer program when certain Microsoft Commerce Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) hotfixes have been previously installed.

Also please CHECK LIST OF FIXES IN CS2007 SP1 List of the bugs that are fixed in Commerce Server 2007 Service Pack 1

Also please CHECK LIST […]

Useful utilities and Snippets

nice directory sizer: TreeSize Free

Amazon Web Services: Storage Service

javascript may include multiple HTML files:

Custom DW Class Creation Internals

When you create custom Datawarehouse classes, Commerce Server OleDb provider works on your DW database, and it creates atable, a SP, and inserts records to ClsDef, and MemDef tables.

Below script is provided just to inform you ‘internal events’ when you create a new custom DW class in Commerce Server 2007.———————————————————————————–— DROP SCRIPT: […]

Unable to open shim database version registry key – v2.0.50727.00000.

From MS CLR Forum

FIX: A .NET Framework 2.0-based application may require read/write permissions to a registry key even though the application only has to read the registry key

From ITexperience.NET

If you change your CS2007 MachineName, Beware of these

Fix Commerce Server 2007 After Renaming Machine Name, by Max AKBAR

Change your BizDeskHostname if you see “Bad Request (Invalid Hostname)” when you try to open your siteTerms, or profiles in Commerce Server Manager. SAMPLE SCREENSHOTReference.

Other things to consider about CS2007 when you change your machineName: