Archives / 2005 / November
  • Setting up a custom user account to run ASP.NET V2.0

    Most people are probably aware of the "aspnet_regiis" utility that exists in the "C:\WINDOWS\MICROSOFT.NET\FRAMEWORK\{versionNumber}\aspnet_regiis.exe" location. In ASP.NET V2.0, that utility has been enhanced to include a "-ga" switch (among other things). This switch will grant a specified user or group access to the IIS metabase and other directories used by ASP.NET. It does things that you previously had to do my hand like assigning the user to the IIS_WPG group, and other rights assignments. So you would use it like:


  • And I thought the VS2005 Launch was going to be big....

    So here in Australia, the official VS2005, SQL 2005 etc... launch parties seem like they are going to be quite big. I have registered my attendance and looking forward to going along to these things. For us Microsoft centric techno-phobes, things dont get much bigger than a new release launch party like this one.... or so I thought... until I got this little gem in my inbox:


  • ASP.NET Podcast Show #26 - Bob Beauchemin gets interviewed.

    As you have probably already guessed, Wally has pumped out another podcast. I simply cannot keep up right now but am hoping to make some time and actually do something on the next podcast or two.


    This time, he interviews Bob Beauchemin, a guru in the IT industry.


    Show notes and details are below:


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    Show Notes

    • More on the Alabama Code Camp.
      • Speaker Event on Friday.
      • Bruce Thomas.
      • Joe Healy.
      • Russ Fustino.
      • Paul Lockwood.
      • Wally and Laura Allison.
      • Lori, the goddess of knowledge.
      • David Silverlight, all the way from Miami.
      • Vinay Ahuja, from Jacksonville.
      • The “Sir Wally” label just won’t go away……….
    • My buddy Phil Winstanley and our pictures.
    • Audio quality and some of our improved equipment.
    • Thanks go out to Scott @ ORCSWeb.  Did you know that ORCSWeb host’s:
    • Check out SDI.
    • The Guru of Gurus - Bob Beauchemin’s Interview.  FYI, my old headphone/microphone set puts some background noise in.  I have new headphones, but no new interviews with them, yet.
    • Visual Studio .NET 2005 and Sql Server 2005 are launched.
      • MSDN. – If you can download them, they are “launched” in my book.  Besides, there is no way to put that genie back in that bottle.
      • November 7 for Official Launch Events.
      • Various staggered events over the next month.
      • Check out for specific information.