System Cryptography Setting

I recently faced an issue with cryptographic algorithms that had no idea of what that meant. So, this is the summary of what was it and how I solved it.

I was told a CD server just stopped working with the following error. The surprise started on the error title since I haven’t seen that before and didn’t understand why the CM server was working and not this CD server.

“The implementation is not part of the Windows Platform FIPS validated cryptographic algorithms.”

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Optimize Time Compilation with Sitecore

Sitecore developers know that part of the development process is to wait for Sitecore to respond after a change in a config file or dll, which sometimes can take a serious amount of time that some of us think is too much. For this reason, I wanted to take a look at this setting that a coworker recommended for reducing the waiting time:

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Error Enabling HTTPS in Sitecore 6 – Part 2

This is a follow up on the last post when I had implement a redirect rule in a Sitecore  6.2.0 (rev. 100507). You can find there, the issues I faced when trying to implement the rule and what I did at that time as possible solution.

Now, I want to present the solution that was found by one of my coworkers to whom I have asked permission before to publish this post. First, you need know that the error I was having when using the Redirect URL module in IIS is a known issue for that version.

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