Fun with ASP.NET security and Windows 2003 SP1 breakage

Problem: you want secure database access, using a connection string like this:

\<addkey=”DatabaseConnection”value=”server=SERVER;Persist Security Info=False;database=DATABASE;Integrated Security=SSPI;”/\>

Solution: First, we’re running IIS6.0. So we can set up a separate ...

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Using Enterprise Library Logging

To get logging working without pesky WMI/Performance counter errors on every logged event:

Per Tom Hollander’s weblog

Go to the Logging project, Project Properties dialog for the Common project, and under Configuration Properties\Build, find the Conditional Compilation Properties property and remove ;USEWMI;USEPERFORMANCECOUNTER for the build type ...

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Beginning String Theory

Okay, I’ve been posting enough about my day job.

By night I’m a physics graduate student. Well, my work lets me go to class during the day, but (when I’m productive) night and weekend minutes are for physics (sounds like a mobile phone commercial).

I’m currently ...

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