Blog du Tristank

Migrating to https://blog.tristank.com/ . And still so terrific that 3 of 4 readers rated it "soporific"

Simple IIS Kerberos Q&A

Posting a hopefully-useful tidbit. Hi Tristan, Do you have by any chance a guide on how to set up IIS for kerberos auth? I’m helping my customer and I’m a beginner with IIS. It is a farm of 6 IIS servers, they will be using a service acct. DNS is configured to do the following… Read more

IIS 7: But why do I get a 500.19 – Cannot add duplicate collection entry- with 0x800700b7 !?

(Because I’m sure that was your exact exclamation when you hit it!) Also applies to IIS 7.5 (Windows Server 2008 R2), IIS 8.0 (Windows Server 2012), IIS 8.5 (Windows Server 2012 R2) and IIS 10 (Windows Server 2016). The Background This week, I was out at a customer site performing an IIS Health Check, and got… Read more

Custom Password Filters

Back from holiday now, and almost over the jetlag. Almost. A question came up today about Password Filter DLLs, and the documentation always seems to be hard to find, so I’ve popped up a quick summary of everything I know here. Back In The Day of NT4, there was an optional component that Microsoft provided… Read more