My posts tagged with "IIS 8"

Apr 02, 2014

Microsoft’s Web Platform Installer (Web PI) makes installing applications a breeze. In a recent blog post I covered just how easy installing IIS has become using Web PI. In this walkthrough I’m going to cover installing WordPress...

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Dec 27, 2013

Thanks to Microsoft’s Web Platform Installer (Web PI) installing IIS has never been so easy. Before using Web PI to install IIS became available, you had to use the Server Manager to install the Web Server (IIS) role and then...

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Oct 07, 2013

When you need quick analysis of your traffic logs you won’t find an better tool than Microsoft’s free Log Parser . With Log Parser you can read a variety of log files including the Registry and Windows event logs. It’s ease of...

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Aug 15, 2013

Thanks to the Web Platform Installer deploying a site with Wordpress and MySQL is a breeze. There are a few tools to maintain your MySQL databases and MySQL Workbench is an obvious choice. However if you are working remotely and...

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Jun 30, 2013

Server Core for Windows Server 2012 offers a low-maintenance, limited functionality operating system. The primary benefits of Server Core are Reduced Servicing, Reduced Management, and Reduced attack surface. Management of Server...

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May 04, 2013

FTP User Isolation is a great way to lock down your FTP site and prevent users from accessing resources they are not supposed to. Regardless if your server is providing shared hosting or dedicated hosting, FTP User Isolation can...

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Mar 13, 2013

Remote Management for IIS 8 on Windows Server 2012 is a great way to connect to your site and accessing IIS features without logging in to the server. It is straight forward to configure but requires a few steps to get working...

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Feb 08, 2013

In 2011 the FTP protocol had it’s 40 birthday. Despite it’s age it is still a widely used file transfer technology however it wasn’t originally designed for encryption. It has been shown to be vulnerable to brute force attacks...

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Jan 30, 2013

Configuring and using FTP with IIS 8 on Windows Server 2012 is very easy and straight forward. If you ever used FTP 7 that was released with Windows 2008 then the GUI will be familiar to you. An FTP virtual directory is quite...

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Nov 30, 2012

In case you haven’t heard Windows 8 is now available. As a web developer I think one of the best reasons to upgrade to Windows 8 is that you can start testing IIS 8 right from your PC. This way if you don’t have a budget for a...

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