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401.3, you say? Not 403?

You’re running an IIS 6.0 website, and you have a virtual directory configured for anonymous authentication only (that is, you’ve unticked Integrated Windows Authentication). Using a web browser, you try to access a file in that virtual directory. What’s a web browser? Know what IE is, Leon? Yeah. Same thing. I’ve never seen an IE…. Read more

Tip o’ the Week: WEVTUTIL for EVTX/EVT file conversion

This week, a pointer to a solution to a problem I occasionally hit. Windows Vista (and by extension Windows Server 2008, I assume) utilizes a new EVTX log format for event log exports. It’s XML-based, natch. Problem: Everyone’s Favourite Log Digestion Tool Log Parser uses system APIs to read event log exports, and the old .EVT event… Read more