Archive for January, 2015

Sending an email from Azure App Service using SendGrid

Azure App Service Benjamin Perkins

A common question I get is, “why doesn’t my SMTP email code that I wrote for my other website not work on Azure Web App?” Additionally, I sometimes get this exception sent to me, “System.Net.Mail.SmtpException: Transaction failed. The server response was: #.#.# Service unavailable; Client host […] blocked using; Blocked”. I also wrote an article […]

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Web.config file is emptied when copying to WebDAV share

IIS Benjamin Perkins

When you configure a WebDAV site, it is not only accessible via the NET USE command to map the drive in Windows Explorer, it is also accessible via a browser. Because of this it is not safe to allow users or customers to upload web.config files that would possibly impact the availability, functionality or security […]

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