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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