Using Oracle Membership Provider in a Transaction

October 25, 2009
ASP.NET membership providers are nice framework for managing users and roles in ASP.NET Web applications but they have a strong weakness: they do not support transactions. Why We Need Transactions During User Registration? We may need to use transactions for example when we want to register new user account, assign few roles to it and

Automatically connect to VPN / PPPoE connection in Windows

August 25, 2007
My Internet provider forces me to use PPPoE to connect to Internet. It is unpleasant to manually start the connection when Windows restarts or the connection drop. This is even worse when I am not physically at the machine’s console – if the connection accidentally drop I can not establish Remote Desktop session. Windows does