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Clearing up space on your web-server

When you have tons of virtual directories and multiple deployments that has happened on your web-server. The files are compiled and cached under “C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\Temporary ASP.NET Files\…

Removing files from the above folder saves a lot of space

They are safe to be removed, below are a couple of blog posts for reference.


And also they explain how we can change the location of the temp folder to a different drive ( I have not done this because by just deleting some temp files I was able to reclaim around 1GB space)

How to do it http://blog.cwa.me.uk/2007/10/15/relocating-temporary-aspnet-files/

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Debug Windows Services

Below code helps to convert a windows service to a Console app and debug easily.
(Console App/Windows Service)
 static void Main()
            MyService svc = new MyService();

            if (Environment.UserInteractive)
                Console.WriteLine("Press any key to stop program");


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