Kateryna's Blog Posts

Mar 20, 2010

Today, I was checking one of my favorite blogs by Tess Fernandez , which is a great source of discussions, tips and tricks around debugging. One of the latest blogs is about GCRootToDGML tool written by Chris Lovett to generate...

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Feb 27, 2010

Suppose you have a central Internet faced server and multiple backend servers not connected to the Internet. To insure that your Internet faced server is always up-to-date with the latest Microsoft Web Stack products and updates...

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Feb 11, 2010

In my previous blog posts, I described how to create custom feeds for Web Platform Installer to install custom products and applications . There are many uses to these custom feeds from automatically setting up your environment...

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Jan 25, 2010

SIR stands for S niffer, I nstaller and R eporter which comprise the three components of the tool’s validation workflow. Application Gallery SIR is a tool that can be used to validate Application Gallery packages, which have to...

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Jan 25, 2010

SIR is a tool to validate Application Gallery packages. SIR comes in three different flavors, a dll, command-line tool and a web application. To read more about the dll and command line usage, you can refer to this blog . In this...

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Nov 04, 2009

As many of you already know, version 2 RTW of Web Platform Installer released in September. So what’s new in this version since RC that was released in March? First of all, Web PI now caches downloaded installers. Second of all...

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Oct 29, 2009

Web Platform Installer now offers a set of Media and Azure products that are not included in the set of Web PI products by default. These additional scenarios can be enabled through the options dialog: Options dialog is a new...

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Oct 29, 2009

Version 2 RTW of Web Platform Installer, released in September, now not only comes localized in 9 languages - English, German, French, Spanish, Russian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Traditional and Simplified Chinese, but also supports...

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Oct 24, 2009

One of the most important features of Web Platform Installer , version 2 RTW of which released in September, is that it surfaces web applications offered by Windows Web App Gallery . The Gallery is the place for open source apps...

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Oct 24, 2009

As it was already mentioned in several articles about Web Platform Installer (Web PI), version 2 RTW of the product now offers extensibility as a part of its new set of features. Now, users can not only add additional Media and...

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Jun 19, 2009

NOTE: All code and instructions in this blog post were updated to work with the latest version of Web Deploy v1.1 . A blog post that outlines the changes that are required to custom providers in Web Deploy v.1.1 since Web Deploy...

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Jun 05, 2009

This article is meant to provide a quick reference troubleshooting guide to help with the most frequently encountered problems and questions. It does not contain a full list of issues and problems, but will be updated with the...

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