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July, 2004

  • Peter Torr's Blog

    Tin Foil Hat Tool

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    Based on some of Nicole's feedback , I decided to write a basic app that checked your .NET security settings for you -- kind of like a very basic version of the Windows XP SP2 "Security Centre" tool which pops up and annoys you if you don't have the firewall...
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    What good is StrongNameIdentityPermission if you can disable it?

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    Nicole asks a good question -- why do we have things like StrongNameIdentityPermission in the CLR if people can just go ahead and disable the security system altogether? There are a couple of answers here. The first one -- purely logistical -- is...
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    Cas Health Monitor source

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    RequestRefuse and RequestOptional example

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    Dave asks for an example of how to use RequestRefuse and RequestOtional . Here's my attempt to post a short blog entry that describes it (luckily I had the code already at hand... ;-) ). The code consists of two libraries ("Optional" and...
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    Source code for RequestRefuse / RequestOptional

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    Here is the source code for the blog on using RequestRefuse and RequestOptional . Refuse.cs: using System; using System.IO; using System.Security.Permissions; using System.Windows.Forms; // Let us show MessageBox windows [assembly...
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    Everett SP1 Tech Preview and VSA / VSTO

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    Updated information about VSTO below As you may know, the .NET Framework 1.1 ("Everett") Service Pack 1 Tech Preview is available for download . You should try to install this on your non-production machines and test to make sure your existing...
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    When is the Local Intranet not the Local Intranet?

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    When it's in another zone, of course. One of the recommendations we give for setting policy on VSTO projects is to sign your assembly (either with an Authenticode certificate or a strongname) and then trust that key only for a specific computer...
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    A useful regfile for VSTO

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    Here's a quick post with a regfile you can use to help you test your VSTO projects. Cut and paste the text below into a text file (be careful of line wrapping) and save it with a reg extension. Then open up regedit (as a member of the Administrators...
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    RequestOptional and RequestRefuse

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    The other day Eric Wilson asked how to ensure his code never ran with FullTrust. I replied that the "best" way was to refuse permissions you didn't want, and then Nicole Calinoiu replied that maybe requesting optional permissions was better. Nicole...
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