Debugging on localhost with HSTS

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What is the function of HSTS

HSTS stands for HTTP Strict Transport Security and it tells your browser that your web content should always be served over HTTPS. See Security Headers for more info

Adding a signed localhost certificate to the Trusted Root Certification Authorities store

Newer versions of chrome require the server’s cert must contain a “subjectAltName” otherwise known as a SAN certificate. If you are using an older signed certificate which only references a commonName, then you might still get rejected by Chrome even if you’re certificate is valid.

Process / Memory Dumps

< 1 min read Record a memory dump
* The process is paused while the memory is being copied to the file. Doing this on a production instance can cause the application to become unresponsive and possibly crash.

Open Task Manager, right click on the process and click Create dump file