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European ASP.NET 4 Hosting - Amsterdam :: How to Solve Error - ASP.NET 4.0 has not been registered on the Web server

clock April 25, 2012 08:07 by author Scott

The above error message indicate that you haven’t configured your ASP.NET 4 on your IIS. To configure IIS7.0 to use ASP.NET 4, please follow this steps:

- Open command prompt under Administrative privileges.

- Navigate to this location C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319.
- Locate aspnet_regiis.exe file.
- Run the utility with –i switch to register ASP.NET 4.0 with IIS7

And you can see it will work now.

Press Release – Proudly Announces SQL 2012 Hosting for European Market

clock April 23, 2012 07:40 by author Scott was established to cater to an under served market in the hosting industry; web hosting for customers who want excellent service. – a cheap, constant uptime, excellent customer service, quality, and also reliable hosting provider in advanced Windows and ASP.NET technology. We proudly announces the availability of the SQL 2012 hosting in our entire servers environment. HostForLife customer can choose SQL 2012 when creating a database from inside HostForLife hosting control panel.

The first new option is Windows SQL Server 2012, which is available to customers from today. With the public release just last week of Microsoft’s latest version of their premier database product, HostForLife has been quick to respond with updated their shared server configurations. SQL Server 2012 Web Edition is available for the same low monthly rental price as the previous SQL 2008, as well as Express Edition, which is a basic version of Microsoft’s SQL Database product, available for free.

“We’re proud to be at the cutting edge for new technologies. With these additions, customers have the option to explore these new products in the safe environment of their own shared server. Developers and IT Managers can research the potential impact of next-generation software without risking current infrastructure. With Microsoft’s announcement of the general availability of their new SQL server, we are proud to launch SQL 2012 hosting along with a suite of SQL 2012 management tools." Said John Curtis, VP Marketing and Business Development at

John added, “It’s very important to our customers that we support their current deployments; we want to make sure that our customers have their good opportunity to test this new technology."

“HostForLIFE customers can now take advantage of SQL Server 2012’s advanced BI capabilities, We’re excited to see the benefits of this release add value to the energy management and manufacturing arena. Ensuring compatibility with Microsoft’s new SQL Server 2012 demonstrates how HostForLife and Microsoft remain committed together to providing leading edge technology for the benefit of our shared customers." Said CEO of, Anthony Johnson.

For more information about this new product, please visit

About us:

We are European Windows Hosting Provider which FOCUS in Windows Platform ONLY. We support Microsoft technology, such as the latest ASP.NET 4, ASP.NET MVC 3, SQL 2008/2008 R2, and much more.

Our number one goal is constant uptime. Our data center uses cutting edge technology, processes, and equipment. We have one of the best up time reputations in the industry.

Our second goal is providing excellent customer service. Our technical management structure is headed by professionals who have been in the industry since it's inception. We have customers from around the globe, spread across every continent. We serve the hosting needs of the business and professional, government and nonprofit, entertainment and personal use market segments.


European ASP.NET 4.5 Hosting - Amsterdam :: Creating Web Applications with HTML5 WebSockets

clock April 16, 2012 11:05 by author Scott

WebSockets enables the real-time web where the information is available to the user the moment it is published. WebSockets are standard based, Interoperable across browsers and very simple to use. We got the WebSockets support everywhere it is available on browsers, windows run time, WCF, ASP, IIS etc. This post gives you the basic idea about WebSockets and the technicalities behind this concept.

There is a deep desire for speed to get the information as quickly as possible.

Typical examples where user wants to see the information in real time

- Stock Market data

- Live Scores
- Airline Location
- Twitter Search Results
- Interactive games

The Problem

HTTP is a state less protocol where server can communicate with client only once per request received. Real time web needs asynchronous communication with client.

In the above example when you are 7 letters of text and sending to the server , it actually sending the 4kb of data to the server. We can do better and it clearly tells us the HTTP is not adequate for the real-time web.


WebSocket – is an enabler of the real-time web. Sockets are full-duplex bi-directional protocol. These Sockets are not directly available to the developers. So we need richness of Sockets and reach of Web. All together called WebSockets.

WebSockets Characteristics

- Full duplex bidirectional communication
- Supports unsecure(TCP) and secure(HTTPS) channels
- It can traverse proxies and firewalls
- It keeps the connection alive

You start the communication with HTTP and tells the server you want to do the communication using sockets.

The server checks and accepts the request then it starts the socket communication. At this stage both of them drop-down to start communication using sockets.

How the protocol operates?

The request from client looks like as below

It basically saying it supports websocket communication. The security key in the header is to both side to understand the sockets.

The Response from the server looks like below

WebSocket API
it is defined in W3C Primary methods and events are as below

You have the call-back method if connection is opened or if you connection is closed or message is received.

The request URI in this communication looks as below

notice it has a special scheme name
WS , ws indicates to the browser this is not something that not goes through the wire and says it is web sockets request is coming on and you need to do the HTTP hand shake down before actual communication start. ws never goes on the wire, it is HTTP that goes on the wire.

Creating a WebSocket is simple

Sending a Text message using this socket

Capturing the server response in onmessage event as below

WebSockets is an emerging standard which enables secure, real-time , bi-directional communication across the web. Microsoft supporting this in IE10, Windows 8 Apps, IIS, ASP.NET and WCF.

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We have offered the latest Windows 2016 Hosting, ASP.NET Core 2.2.1 Hosting, ASP.NET MVC 6 Hosting and SQL 2017 Hosting.

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