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KB #1090: Granting Service Control Privileges for Inedo Product’s Web Applications

Last Updated: November 14, 2019

IMPORTANT: using the built-in service command (i.e. ProGet.Service.exe AllowServiceControl) to allow service control has been deprecated because it does not work reliably on all versions of Windows, and may cause undesired affects (see troubleshooting). Granting Service Control via subinacl.exe Download and install subinacl.msi from: Once installed, invoke the tool specifying the {service-name} and {user-account} […]

KB #1110: A Comparison: Chef vs Otter

Last Updated: September 13, 2021

Chef and Otter are both infrastructure automation products, and if you only read the marketing bullets, they’d probably sound identical. But they’re quite different products, and this article compares and contrasts the products and the philosophies behind them. Moreover, there’s nothing wrong with having and using both – in fact, many organizations have Puppet, Chef, […]

KB #1115: A Comparison: Artifactory vs ProGet

Last Updated: February 12, 2019

Artifactory and ProGet are both enterprise level Universal Package (artifact) Repositories and are quite similar in function; in fact, if you read the marketing bullets they’d probably sound identical. Before we developed ProGet we were Artifactory users, which gave us the unique ability to learn from JFrog’s tool and take into consideration some of the […]

KB #1119: Wildcard Masking in Inedo prouducts

Last Updated: November 14, 2019

Wildcard masks in BuildMaster and Otter are used to include and/or exclude file/directory paths in the context of an operation. Typically, masks are used for file-based operations. The values for the masks are similar to ant-style masks. Rules A single asterisk (*) represents a matching file name within a specific directory A double asterisk (**) […]

KB #1145: Accessing a PostgreSQL Database in a Docker Container

Last Updated: September 1, 2020

Sometimes, you’ll need to access a PostgreSQL database directly inside of a Docker Container. This article will give you some commands to use for this. ProGet is a free private Docker registry and package server that you host on your own infrastructure. Install in minutes on Windows or Linux/Docker, and start using today! Backup and […]

KB #1161: TLS v1.2 Configuration and Connection Errors

Last Updated: February 12, 2019

To jump straight to the fix, click here: Registry Workaround Recently, there have been an increasing number of issues for our support staff that involve our products connecting to servers that require TLS v1.2 for security reasons. Common examples include connecting to the following services: GitHub – Azure DevOps (formerly Visual Studio Team Services […]

KB #1114: A Comparison: Octopus Deploy vs Otter

Last Updated: September 20, 2021

Although Octopus Deploy and Otter are different types of products, they can both be used to automate ASP.NET Sites and Windows Services. A side-by-side comparison would be a bit like Air Jordan vs Tesla: they’re different tools that can help you get to the same place, albeit in different manner. Moreover, there’s nothing wrong with […]