Monthly Archives: July 2004

ASP.NET Security KB Articles

Hi, there’s a nice collection of asp.net security related articles in the ms knowledge base.

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SKYPE

i first took notice of skype through ingo’s blog. today i wanted to try it… skype is a free voice over ip / instant messenger app. the really impressing thing is that “it just works” :) even if both parties … Continue reading

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*UPDATED* ifconfig for windows 2.1

ifconfig is a tool inspired by the unix ifconfig command. it let’s you change the ip address, dns server and gateway from the command line. ifconfig2.11.zip (27,79 KB) i recently added some new features to (and did a redesign using a … Continue reading

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WMIC … and another way to change the IP Address from the Command Line

a very neat utility for windows xp and 2003 is wmic (pronounced wee-mek). wmic gives you complete access to the WMI repository via the command line. similar to the design of netsh, wmic has two modes of operation : interactive and … Continue reading

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Connecting to WMI … and security

What confused me right from the start was, that there seem to be several ways to connecto to WMI. Every sample script i studied used a slightly different technique. That’s because the API has so much possibilities and shortcuts to … Continue reading

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WMI – getting started

Recently i did some fair amount of WMI investigations for a client. Surely – i used WMI before, e.g. to quickly set up some admin scripts or to realize my great ifconfig tool :) But this time i wanted to … Continue reading

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Amberpoint Express and VS 2005

the VS.NET 2005 Beta 1 is available via MSDN Subscriber Download!!! There’s a new download below the VS.NET 2005 section called Amberpoint Express – never heard of that (not from ms nor in any blog… – and i thought that … Continue reading

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What's new in .NET 2.0 Beta 1 ASMX

Yasser, Matt and Elliot provide a good high level overview of the new web service features upcoming in .NET 2.0

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VS.NET and non-Admins

Yesterday there was a discussion on a SecurityFocus Mailing-List about the different problems one can have when running VS.NET as non-Admin. A guy from yale.edu posted a link from the msdn academic web site with some interesting instructions http://www.msdnaa.net/solutions/dotnetdevvsgroups.pdf The TOC reads … Continue reading

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