Thursday, May 29, 2008

.Net 1.1 Deployment "An error occured in the secure channel support"

Try removing the destination files, especially if you are "re"deploying a project.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

There was an error loading ...

WSE032: There was an error loading the microsoft.web.services2 configuration section.

Wrong version of assembly specified in web.config

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Fix for Developers not being able to send email from their box (programmatically)

Check if virus software installed, particularly port 25. aka "Prevent mass mailing worms from sending mail"
(MacAfee instructions below)

Thanks to DavidG @

"... Now from David This might be too specific an issue, but I'll mention it anyway. Setting SmtpMail.SmtpServer using the server name gives:
Could not access 'CDO.Message' object.
innerexception: The transport failed to connect to the server.
Setting SmtpMail.SmtpServer using the IP address gives:
Could not access 'CDO.Message' object.
innerexception: The message could not be sent to the SMTP server. The transport
error code was 0x800ccc15. The server response was not available
I tracked this issue down to McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.0 VirusScan Console, Access Protection, Properties, Port-Blocking tab, Rule:"Prevent mass mailing worms from sending mail" This blocks outbound access to any port 25 on the network. Edit button shows a list of excluded processes to which new processes can be added. Regards, DavidG ... "

Monday, May 12, 2008

Good SQL Server PerfMon Videos

Author: Kevin Kline Strategy Manager for SQL Server Solutions at Quest Software

" ... In part 1 of this series on "PerfMon counters for the SQL Server DBA," SQL Server MVP Kevin Kline walks you through significant PerfMon counters for tracking Windows memory। In this screencast, you'll learn the maximum numbers to watch for when using PerfMon counters as a method to avoid memory pressure in your SQL Server system। ..."

Friday, May 2, 2008

File Size Disk Utility

"Every hard disk is too small if you just wait long enough. TreeSize Free tells you where precious space has gone to. TreeSize Free can be started from the context menu of a folder or drive and shows you the size of this folder, including its subfolders. You can expand this folder in Explorer-like style and you will see the size of every subfolder. Scanning is done in a thread, so you can already see results while TreeSize Free is working. The space, which is wasted by the file system, can be displayed and the results can be printed in a report. TreeSize Free is freeware for Windows 9x/2000/XP/Vista..."

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