//Cloud notes from my desk -Maheshk

"Fortunate are those who take the first steps.” ― Paulo Coelho

What is Web Application Configuration Analyzer (WACA) ?

Analyzes server
configuration for security best practices
related to General Windows,
IIS , ASP.NET and SQL Server settings.

  • Scan a machine for more than 140 rules
  • Generate HTML based reports
  • Compare two scans to view the differences
  • Export results to Excel
  • Export results to Team Foundation Server

You can download the tool from http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=60585590-57df-4fc1-8f0c-05a286059406.
Via-Channel 9 Video – http://channel9.msdn.com/Blogs/Jossie/Web-Application-Configuration-Analizer-WACA

2010-09-28 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Important: ASP.NET Security Vulnerability- P1

Via – scottgu’s blog –  " A few hours ago we released a Microsoft Security Advisory about a security vulnerability in ASP.NET.  This vulnerability exists in all versions of ASP.NET. This vulnerability was publically disclosed late Friday at a security conference.  We recommend that all customers immediately apply a workaround (described below) to prevent attackers from using this vulnerability against your ASP.NET applications."


2010-09-20 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Have you tried -Microsoft Sharedview? ( remote desktop & sharing )

Just come across Microsoft Sharedview
thru my friend, found very useful and simple in sharing desktop with
your friends and colleagues over net. Tried sometime back and surprised,
Wondering why I was not told or read about this wonderful tool so? I’m growing older or going away?

2010-09-19 Posted by | Uncategorized | 1 Comment


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