Creating SSL certificates with SHA256 on Windows with IIS

SSL certificate requests that are created using IIS only support the SHA1 hash algorithm, and that's a problem for newer browsers which want the more secure SHA256 and will complain when they don't get it. This article provides instruction for creating a complying certificate request using the certreq tool in Windows. READ MORE

VS.NET2003, Windows Vista & Remote Debugging

If you’re like me you will have a development machine that’s got a bit of power behind it. You might also be a bit keen on new technology. You may have even gone ahead and installed Windows Vista thinking – she’ll be right. If you’re still like me at this point you’ll be thinking “bugger”. ... READ MORE