Web.config and IIS7 Woes

Recently I was asked to look at adding a robots.txt file to a client's website that we built on ASP.NET MVC3. So I did some research and found out

Today I spent the majority of my day trying to debug why our QA environment would not work to only figure out one of the two issues. It was supposed to be a simple 30 minute x-copy deploy but it turned into an almost 7 hour deployment. The first set... Read More

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Paul Gower

Setting up DBMail in SQL Server 2012

Recently I was asked to look at adding a robots.txt file to a client's website that we built on ASP.NET MVC3. So I did some research and found out

Recently I needed to setup database mail in SQL Server 2012 and here is what I did (so if/when i have to do it again I will remember how to do it): Run this script to create the sysmail account and profile: use msdb GO DECLARE @ProfileName VARCHAR(255) DECLARE... Read More

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Paul Gower

Robots.txt file in MVC3

Recently I was asked to look at adding a robots.txt file to a client's website that we built on ASP.NET MVC3. So I did some research and found out

Recently I was asked to look at adding a robots.txt file to a client’s website that we built on ASP.NET MVC3. So I did some research and found out some interesting information about the robots.txt file. The file is just a suggestion and bots are not require... Read More

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Paul Gower

Using BIDS 2008 to access TFS 2010

Recently I had a client that needed to use BIDS to create some SSRS reports but they wanted to use TFS2010 for their source control. The latest version

Recently I had a client that needed to use BIDS to create some SSRS reports but they wanted to use TFS2010 for their source control. The latest version of BIDS is really a VS2008 shell so I knew it wouldn’t be as simple as installing Team Explorer. I was sure... Read More

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Paul Gower

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