Debugging a MCMS 2002 project with PSS ticket resolution

I faced a tricky debugging issue in MCMS 2002 and resolved it using a PSS ticket. Read on to learn how I did it and what I learned from it.

Last week I had a nasty issue: I couldn’t get the debugger to attach to a process while working on a MCMS 2002 project.

As MCMS developers know, you can’t just hit F5 to fire off the debugger, you have to build your project, manually attach to the web process, and then browse to your site. So this little issue was giving me fits. I finally cried uncle and used one of my PSS tickets you get with an MSDN subscription.

It was such an obscure fix, I decided to throw it up on my blog for others who may have this issue.

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Andrew Connell
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Andrew Connell is a web & cloud developer with a focus on Microsoft Azure & Microsoft 365. He’s received Microsoft’s MVP award every year since 2005 and has helped thousands of developers through the various courses he’s authored & taught. Andrew’s the founder of Voitanos and is dedicated to helping you be the best Microsoft 365 web & cloud developer. He lives with his wife & two kids in Florida.

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