05 March 2017
I can’t remember how many times I’ve had to generate a new self-signed certificate for token signing when developing IdentityServer solutions, always going back to the same Google Doc, that I wrote years ago, containing a makecert script I pieced together from a collection of other articles. So, even though there is a silly number of these articles already, I’ve decided to put it online where I don’t need Google Docs access to view it!
This approach is a lot more UI driven for passwords and export processes, but I’ve had consistent results doing this over trying to include passwords and export filenames within the commands.
06 April 2016
Recently I had some issues with running a local IIS server/website on my local development machine. The solution was fairly well documented, but the surprising culprit and the fact that it had never happened to me before, despite it being a replicable process, made it worthwhile documenting.
Upon trying to start manually start the IIS website the following error message popped up...