Adding a GoDaddy SSL Certificate To An Azure App Service

This is confusing enough that it warrants a post so you don't waste a bunch of time, as the documentation is confusing. If you have the evil grayed out "Export to PFX" experience, this post will save you. The most important thing is to use IIS for everything. Okay, so let's get started. First, you create your certificate in GoDaddy. Then, you need to generate a CSR and provide it [Read More]

Another Way To Deny Verbs in IIS

I recently needed to deny the TRACE verb to all incoming requests to IIS on a website running as a classic cloud service in Azure. First I tried following this post and adding the following: <system.webServer> <validation validateIntegratedModeConfiguration=”false” /> <modules runAllManagedModulesForAllRequests=”true” /> <handlers> <add name=”DenyOTH” verb=”OPTIONS,TRACE,HEAD” path=”*” type=”System.Web.HttpMethodNotAllowedHandler” /> </handlers> < [Read More]

Continuous Deployment Of Ghost On Azure

Here's how I got Ghost running on Azure from my own GitHub repo with a custom theme. First, shout out to Steven Niemitz for his BlogML2Ghost solution which allowed me to port my BlogEngine.Net instance to Ghost. Once I knew that I could port all the content, I deployed Ghost on Azure by creating a new app service and walking through the UI steps to create a new Ghost [Read More]


I was trying to get Ghost running on my local Windows box and everything was going great until I got the following error: ERROR: Unsupported version of Node Ghost supports LTS Node versions: ^4.2.0 || ^6.9.0 You are currently using version: 7.7.2 This check can be overridden, see for more info So, basically, I'm running a version of Node greater [Read More]