February 2008 Archive on rakkimk

Apr 04, 2014

I’m sure everyone appreciates the pace in which Azure Websites team releasing cool features. Azure Websites was all over the announcements in the recent //build . The team has updated the Kudu console with new tab named ‘Process...

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Feb 18, 2014

After writing my earlier post on creating a simple WebJob to upload the Failed Request Tracing logs automatically to Windows Azure Blob Storage account, I was discussing this with the awesome development team of the WebJob SDK...

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Feb 15, 2014

Currently in Windows Azure Web sites, there is an option to store your website logs to Azure Blob Storage, but however, the FREB logs – failed request tracing logs, can only be stored in the file system. You will then grab them...

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Feb 08, 2014

Yes, you are reading it right. It is true. It’s just a matter of one click to promote your staging website to be the production site. Gone are those hassles you were facing with publishing a new deployment to the live website...

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Jan 06, 2014

Websites being slow is perhaps the most common problem every website administrator, and developers run into. If they are extremely unlucky, then see this problem only in their production environment. Many troubleshooting techniques...

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Jan 03, 2014

Editing a small piece of code, or change in configuration file is perhaps the most common thing for a developer to do while testing the site, or even when the site is live for production traffic. When you host in with some hosting...

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Jan 03, 2014

People do want to remove this header as a part of some of their security audit that claims to know the server software running their site, and that knowledge will make an attacker craft malicious attacks known for that server...

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Jan 03, 2014

Users moving to Windows Azure Web Sites (WAWS) is increasing day by day. Happy to see many of the PHP websites being hosted with WAWS. If you are hosting your high traffic website with WAWS, I would like you to consider increasing...

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Jan 03, 2014

Yeah, this is one feature everyone wanted for a long time. An online editing option, with all (okay, almost) the goodness of Visual Studio. Here is my step by step guide to do the same. I’m assuming you have already created a...

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Mar 02, 2010

I was working with one of our partner who want to migrate 30+ sites from an existing IIS6 server, to a new IIS6 server. We had an old tool IIS6 Migration Tool which would come handy, but this would be requiring 30 steps to migrate...

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Feb 15, 2010

This is often a question that has been asked a lot of times, and I couldn’t find an article which outlines the steps to be followed to enable a custom ISAPI extension in IIS7 (and above). You really don’t need to do anything other...

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Aug 07, 2009

Today, I was working with a customer of mine who had some problems in configuring a Virus Definitions Distribution Point for Symantec Live Update on IIS. Another module hosted on a different web-server has a button to test this...

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