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BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 2.0 BOOK VB ISBN: 978-0-7645-8850-1; C# ISBN: 978-0-470-04258-8
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Old March 1st, 2006, 07:35 PM
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Default Ch 16 Try It Out doesn' t work + Fixes

On page 619 the Try It Out, as coded in the book is both
in error and is a little unclear as follows.

1. The error is that all the code specified in Line 4 should be omitted
 -- at least I found that to be so.

It would not compile at all, and the error text said the provider had
been specified already. Once the code block was removed it compiled.

2. On page 620, Line 6 should point to the Event Viewer --
at least for me and I'm using XP SP2. Then it should say that assuming
your Application Log hasn't already been filled up and assuming that
you are recording events, then select the most recent entry in the
Application panel. Right click it and select Properties. Then, you
will see something similar to Figure 16-13.

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Hi,
     You're right on point 1, MS threw me a curve ball again (sigh). The <providers> elements weren't in the "general" web.config in the betas, but come the final version (after the book had been written), this element was added, thus helpfully breaking my example. You are right, you don't need it now.

I could pull my hair out sometimes. I actually did some documentation for MS on the healthmonitoring stuff, so I was way ahead of the curve on this one - unfortunately too far as it turned out.

And point 2, yes it's Event Viewer not Event Log.

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Chris:
OK and thanks again. Its nice getting confirmation feedback
from those of you who know or are authors.

Although I am planning on employing Health monitoring in my app,
to detect multiple (hacker) attacks and to lock the user out if the
failed attempts at password exceed, say, 10.

However, I am going to have to bypass my detailed scrutiny for employing
this facility. It looks like just the thing for that purpose.

I have an app that I designed and half wrote using the Beta 2 that needs
drastic revision. MS threw me a curve ball too in that the change from
the beta to Express is radical. Such is the life of a developer.
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I'm using the C# version. I didn't have any problems with the event log as defined in the book (my page numbers are different). I am having problems in "emailing the administrator" section. I looked in the web.config file of the "End" version, but it didn't have a lot of the settings. Can you post the releveant web.config sections?

BTW, it would help if you stated the Step # of the try it out. Line numbers may differ.

Thanks.

Matthew Wells
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