One thing I figured while cloning a VHD is that when you start the cloned VM for the first time, make sure that you do not log on to the domain. Logon to the local machine first and run NEWSID to rename the computer and assign it a new SID. Failure to do so creates… Read More


I recently designed an intranet application using ASP.NET 2.0 and really loved the membership and role providers that tremendously simplifified our implementation of security features in the application. Membership and role information can be stored in a SQL Server database or another repository such as Active Directory. For our intranet application it made sense to… Read More