IIS client certificate mapping and authentication methods

Apart from the well-known authentication methods available in IIS: Anonymous Basic Digest Integrated Windows you can enable Client Certificate mapping, to map users holding a specific certificate to a pre-defines user account. For some reason, this method is not alway mentioned in IIS documentation under “authentication” topic. It is, however, very useful for authenticating users …

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Unexpected IIS stop

We had a weird case some time ago on one of our Windows 2003 server. After we made changes to IIS configuration, more specifically – one virtual folder – the whole IIS stopped. This of course caused outage for some applications, some were switched over to secondary server by load balancer. User making the change …

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Flattr

As you can see, I joined Flattr beta. If you don’t know it yet, have a look. It’s a flat rate (hence the name) donation system, where you pay some flat amount of money every month and it’s distributed to authors of things you “flatter” that month. To flatter a thing, click the orange / …

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