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Oct 29, 2014

Overview Windows 10 Technical Preview comes with support for HTTP/2 on both client and server side. The client side folks in IE did a blog post talking about what HTTP/2 is all about and its benefits specifically on the performance...

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Oct 28, 2014

Have you been looking for a way to migrate your websites from your old Windows 2003 servers or any IIS6+ webserver to Azure Websites? Do you want to test how your sites work on Azure but don't know an easy way to try that? Do...

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Oct 24, 2014

One of the things that I’ve always struggled in the past while looking at some Managed Code and analyzing a crash dump in WinDbg using SOS was dumping a System.DateTime. Sure enough you can use DumpVC and get the actual...

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Sep 30, 2014

This blog is Part 2 of a series about mapping a drive letter to your OneDrive account. In Part 1 of this series, I showed you how to map a drive letter to your OneDrive account when you are using standard security, and in this...

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Sep 30, 2014

If you have read some of my previous blog posts and IIS.NET articles about WebDAV, you will see that I often use the WebDAV Redirector that is built-in to Windows in order to connect to various WebDAV websites. This allows me...

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Sep 03, 2014

Okay, this bit me again today, and I didn’t remember the solution from previous research so I had to research it again. That to me means I need to write it up in a blog post. :) I’m running WordPress … Read more...

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Aug 27, 2014

Depending on how many sites your Windows web server is hosting maintaining IIS logs can be a challenge. IIS logs provide valuable insight into the traffic your sites are experiencing as well as detailed SEO metrics and performance...

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Aug 06, 2014

The FTP protocol is some 43 years old now. Yet it continues to be one of the most widely used file transfer technologies available. Over the years it has been shown to be vulnerable to brute force attacks, packet capture, and...

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Aug 04, 2014

Another one of the great built-in features of IIS 8 is Dynamic IP Restrictions (DIPR). With a few simple configuration steps you can quickly set limits for blocking IP addresses based on the number of concurrent requests or frequency...

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Aug 01, 2014

A few months ago, I reported about the growth of sites running on IIS, which was edging closer and closer to Apache's market share. This month (July 2014), NetCraft's web server survey confirms that this has finally happened...

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Jul 27, 2014

The other day I was troubleshooting 100% CPU utilization on a SQL Server 2008 database server. The server had 100 or so databases of varying sizes however none were larger than a few hundred MB and each database had a corresponding...

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Jul 16, 2014

For this next installment in my series about FTP clients, I want to take a look at Globalscape's CuteFTP, which is available from the following URL: http://www.cuteftp.net/ CuteFTP is a for-retail product that used to be available...

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