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Posted By:      Posted Date: September 20, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

Hello, everybody.
I have several sites that are diffierentiated like below:
The main site( site A ) is like this: www.ab.siteName.cd.domainName.com
Another site ( site B ) is like this: www.ab.siteName.cd.domainName.com/br

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 1- UserLT (this is sql 2000)
2- UserLT\SQL2005 (this is SQL 2005 named instance)

But when i try to add a database to my VS website project I get the following error:

Connection to SQL Server files (*.mdf) require SQL server express 2005 to function properly. please verify the installation of the component or download from the URL: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkId=4925

I went in Tools>Opetions>DataBase tools>Data Connection>Sql Server Instance Name (blank for default)

and changed the "SQLEXPRESS" to "USERLT\SQL2005".

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I'm getting an intermittant error:

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(Middle Exception) System.Net.WebException: Unable to connect to the remote server

(Outer Exception) System.ServiceModel.EndpointNotFoundException:  Could not connect to http://<MYSite>/<MYApp>/<MYService>.svc. TCP error code 10060: A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection failed because connected host has failed to respond x.x.x.x:80.

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Adding a cookie to a response.redirect vs. httpWebRequest


Hello, I will try to be as clear as I can be.  I'm sure this question has been asked but I can't find a suitable answer for this particular situation.

I need to be able to redirect the browser to a new 3rd party page while at the same time supplying a cookie required for some form of authentication on the 3rd party site.

I have managed to get this to work in the following manner:


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For Each cook

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I am using the following code:

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Why is ASP.NET appending "\" to the beginning and end of a cookie value?


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But when I go and get this cookie and shove it into an HttpCookie object, now it's appending this stupid "\" to the beginning and end causing me all sorts of issues..one with the first key/value pair and then the uid ends up containing a "\" after the uid value (WHY would it be appending this crap?!?!?):

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Why feature with event receiver doesn't activate properly after site provisioning?



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I try to activate my feature in onet.xml in section <WebFeatures>. After provisioning a new site from onet.xml  all work fine and my feature is shown as activated, but event receivers doesn't fire. It fires only after reactivating my feature (deactivate, then activate it again). But I need my feature works immediately after site provisioning without deactivating and activating it again. Who knows how to solve this problem?

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