Database, Software, and System Engineering


HTTP Error 500.19 “Failed to decrypt attribute “password””

Background Important information within IIS is stored in flat files with encrypted sections.  The specific sections encrypted are identity of the application pool along with ACL information.  When you move the configurations to a new server, or when you’ve used a hypervisor to clone a server, keys used to decrypt these values will no longer work.  Or more specifically, […]

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“Unable to load one or more of the requested types.”

This annoying exception greeted me this morning… Unable to load one or more of the requested types. Retrieve the LoaderExceptions property for more information. Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where it originated in the code. Exception Details: System.Reflection.ReflectionTypeLoadException: Unable to load […]

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Automated PICS-Label Generation Using PowerShell for IIS 7

Need the correct PICS-Label HTTP response headers for 0 ratings added to your Default Web Site in IIS 7 using PowerShell?  This post has you covered. This is for that age old “Content Advisor” requirement in IE feature for me.  It is a feature of some browsers, primarily Internet Explorer, that enable end users to safeguard children from […]