How To Resolve HttpException (0x80004005): Failed to Execute URL

Summary:  Ambuj Nautiyal, a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer based in Canada, walks us through a solution for the circumstance where your .NET application(s) throw the error HttpException: Failed to Execute URL. I was recently working with one of my customers and when they deployed a .NET application into production one of the settings on IIS…


Case Study: Using ProcMon to resolve a 401 error

This article has been written by Ambuj Nautiyal, a PFE with Microsoft Canada. In this post he talks about a typical scenario which can be easily diagnosed using the Process Monitor (ProcMon) tool. Scenario Recently I helped troubleshoot a HTTP server error 401 issue – which can sometimes be a nightmare to diagnose. The ASP.NET…