My posts tagged with "IIS7"

Sep 04, 2013

Systems administrators often mistakenly correlate client certificates with SSL server certificates. Here is a great post from David Dietz that helps clear up some of the misconceptions. Now that you have a basic understanding...

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Feb 18, 2013

So you’ve written a new ASP.Net website, tested it locally in your development environment and you deploy it to your IIS server. Now you’re getting the dreaded 500 – Internal server error. What are you to do? As you may know,...

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Feb 02, 2013

Sometimes you need to restrict traffic to your web site or reduce the impact from a rogue bot that is hitting it. Often, the first thought is to restrict that traffic at the perimeter firewall. While that is a good choice, the...

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Jan 08, 2013

There is a question that I have been seeing more of in recent weeks. While it comes in different varieties, the essence of it has to do with having your files located on a server or device other than the IIS web server. One variety...

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Dec 21, 2012

Managing a Windows cloud server can be a relatively easy task; especially if you know the basics. Check out the post I put together with the initial information that you need to know to get the most out of your Windows cloud server...

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Dec 05, 2012

If you have multiple front-end web servers serving up your content for your Internet Application, you will want to keep both the content and the Internet Information Services (IIS) settings synchronized between all the servers...

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Nov 30, 2012

When you make a change to a website in Internet Information Services (IIS) 6, it is straightforward where your change was going to be applied. All information is stored in the Metabase. Starting with IIS 7, information is stored...

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Nov 29, 2012

Triggered by a question in the forums the other day, I had started working on a blog post about IIS Express and how it works compared to Visual Studio Development web server, also known as Cassini. During my research I came across...

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Sep 19, 2012

There is a lot of buzz in the Internet Information Services (IIS) community about IIS 8, the version of IIS that is included with Windows Server 2012. While there are plenty of new features in IIS 8, for this writing I am going...

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Sep 13, 2012

I continue to see questions and confusion about the configuration of Internet Information Services (IIS). I hope to clear up some of the confusion by the time you have finished reading this post. IIS 6 uses a file known as MetaBase...

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Aug 14, 2012

Occasionally I get questions on how to troubleshoot intermittent issues in IIS. One example is an intermittent 500 status code and another example is a slow page load. In IIS7 and later there is a simple module that you can install...

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Aug 09, 2012

If you are running multiple web sites on your IIS web server you will eventually need to know which worker process is associated with a particular application pool. It may be for baseline information or troubleshooting but at...

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