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  • Blog Post: New MSDN articles about WCF and WF

    MSDN recently published a series of new articles about WCF and WF.  Take a look and let me know what you think… Workflow Services Describes how to create and configure workflow services. Endpoints: Addresses, Bindings, and Contracts Describes how to control multiple aspects of your service. Data...
  • Blog Post: WCF Keep Alive Channel

    Customers periodically ask for a way to enable TCP Keep Alive on the underlying socket for the TCP transport in WCF.  The most often reason I hear this request is to workaround an idle timeout on some intermediary device (like a proxy or load balancer).  However, TCP Keep alive is a hop by...
  • Blog Post: Fix available for SMSvcHost.exe Event Log ID 8 issue

    A fix for the SMSvcHost.exe Event ID 8 issue described here has now been published.  The download can be found at here: http://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/Downloads/DownloadDetails.aspx?DownloadID=35626 . 
  • Blog Post: Server-side Tcp Connection pooling

    An internal customer was asking how to control connection pooling on the server side of WCF for the Tcp Transport.  There are two knobs to control this behavior.  The first controls how long a connection can stay open while waiting to be reused and can be set through the IdleTimeout property...
  • Blog Post: SMSvcHost.exe Event Log ID 8 - An error occurred while dispatching a duplicated socket: this handle is now leaked in the process

    Recently, I have worked with several internal and external customers that are hitting an odd error when using WCF's TCP Port Sharing Service or Tcp Activation Service. The symptoms include client's timing out during channel open, an event log entry on the server, and, in some cases, a server process...
  • Blog Post: TCP Port sharing - Access is denied

    I recently helped a customer who ran into this error: System.ServiceModel.CommunicationException: The service endpoint failed to listen on the URI 'net.tcp://localhost/CalcultorService.svc/' because access was denied. Verify that the current user is granted access in the appropriate allowAccunts section...
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