Debugging an ISAPI extension

1. If IIS gets hosed, you can use VC++ to attach to the "inetinfo" to terminate it.

2. To stop the webserver you can use the following dos commandline

net stop "FTP Publishing Service" 
net stop "Gopher Publishing Service" 
net stop "World Wide Web Publishing Service" 

This saves you from starting the control panel and the services applet. You can add these commands to your Tools - menu.

3. To start again use
net start "World Wide Web Publishing Service" 

4. Also check out TN063: Debugging Internet Extension DLLs in the online help.



    Posted by Legacy on 06/11/2003 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Fermin

    Good work.

  • net start is wrong

    Posted by Legacy on 03/22/2002 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Mike

    it should be 

    net start "World Wide Web Publishing"

    drop the service on each of the commands.

  • Debugging ISAPI

    Posted by Legacy on 05/22/2001 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Ryan Permeh

    i've also found it veryuseful, epseccially in debug builds, to add a 
    __asm int 3

    as a breakpoint.

    this allows you to break a running process at a certain point and trace it there. useful for debug versions, but it will screw with you if you try to use it in a release version.

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