David Wang

David Wang on IIS, ISAPI, Exchange, Virtual Server, and whatever else I fancy...

July, 2006

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  • David Wang

    HOWTO: Convert between JScript Array and VB Safe Array

    I recently got a question about how to manipulate the LIST data type within JScript since my sample code only illustrated VBScript. Well... one reason why that example is in VBScript is because LIST manipulation (a VB SafeArray) is more straight forward...
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    What is wrong with Free?

    Ok, maybe this is something you business/marketing types understand intrinsically... but it is something that I do not understand, so please bear with me. Why do people complain about getting something for free that used to require money? I thought people...
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    Can ISAPI Filter change the Request's domain name?

    Question: Hi, I would like to know if we can get the entire URL that is sent through the browser into the ISAPI filter DLL. E.g. If I have a URL like - http://www.mysite.com/test what I get into the DLL (using GetHeader) is "/test". But I...
  • David Wang

    IIS, Security Templates, and Anonymous Authentication

    Sigh... security is never black and white, is it? :-) Question: Environment: IIS6.0 Windows 2003 R2, Windows 2003 level domain. Everything standard. 1) The Microsoft security guide for IIS6.0 says that the IUSR account needs Log on Locally rights...
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    Laptop Business 2006

    Ok, I know that I just purchased an IBM X41 Tablet last fall, but I am in the market for a new laptop again. No, nothing wrong with my computers... I am just going to be giving the X41 to my younger sister so that she can use it during Law School the...
  • David Wang

    TS Gateway on Vista Server Rocks!

    Back in this blog entry , I mused about the nice Audio over RDP feature. It is pretty sweet to have secure, remote access to one's audio collection. Well, I recently started playing with RDP over the new TS Gateway on Vista Server, and I have to say...
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    HOWTO: Basic Native/Managed Code Interop

    IIS7 core extensibility model supports both native and managed code as first-class citizens. So, I feel it is time for a little refresher on managed/native code interop... starting with the more popular route of how to wrap native code API for use within...
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    CGI Failing with 404 on IIS

    Yes... software can have bugs, even if you test it. :-) Question: I have written a C EXE that I have renamed as 'prog.cgi'. I have tested it successfully on IIS 5.0 on Windows 2000 Server and IIS 6.0 on Windows 2003 Server. The program is invoked...
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