What is this?
The Manhole package provides a simple REPL into a running ASP.NET application.
Begin by installing the Nuget package
PM> install-package manhole.web
This will bring in the base
Manhole package add then necessary assemblies to your project. It will also create a
App_Start/ManholeStart.cs file in your project which can be used to configure
Compile and run the project, and then simply go to
http://yourapp.com/manhole/ and go nuts.
There are currently only two proper configuration options available
You can change the route of the handler by adjusting line 7 in
manhole with whatever you need.
By default the manhole console is only available on local requests. You can add custom authorization by replacing the authorization handler on line 15 of
Note! The user of the console is allowed to perform any action that the account running the application pool has access to, this includes creating and modifying files, accessing databases, and other local and remote resources.
You should think long and hard about how you formulate your authorization rules.