Today I noticed we were getting an increasing amount of spam on one of our form pages. I was curious to see if all of the user IP addresses were the same (in which case I’d just add them to … Read more »
Installing Windows 2012 Server Core plus IIS8 isn’t as hard as you might think. At least it isn’t as hard as I thought! Server Core can be intimidating to long-time Windows users who expect to see the comfortable familiarity...
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Microsoft’s IIS SMTP service won’t log usernames even when SMTP-AUTH is enabled and clients are all authenticating. So, what happens if someone starts abusing the SMTP service (or you perhaps have a runaway process...
A client was getting errors when using PUT/POST/DELETE verbs on their web application recently. The errors he was seeing were: After some troubleshooting the error was isolated to the fact that WebDav was installed on the server...
My recent post on Installing the Microsoft IIS SMTP Service on Windows Server 2008 helps people get up-and-running with a local SMTP service to support the sending of emails from code (i.e.: C# Sample For Sending Emails). Just...
The most popular blog post on my site is how to send email to ASP.NET (C# code sample). It seems that a recurring question/comment on that post though is from people with issues with the code being rejected when trying …...
I will be the first to admit that I am not a scripting pro. Matter of fact, I am pretty much a novice at it. Recently, I stumbled across a PowerShell script that creates a website, populates it with default … Read more »
Now that Windows Server 2012 & IIS8 are released and gaining adoption ground, it might be useful to check out a walk-through on how to get WebDeploy installed and running on this latest Microsoft server platform. What’s...
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Performing application installs on a server that does not have internet connectivity used to be a difficult thing to do. You had to locate and download not only the main application, but any dependencies that would be needed to...
Obtaining an SSL certificate for your website is a task that every IIS administrator will have to perform at some point in time. This can be a confusing process the first time you have to do this. IIS7 has changed … Read...
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Another great post by Terri over at OrcsWeb that I think you’ll find beneficial. Here’s a brief intro and a link to the full post… Microsoft has released a new module for IIS 7.5 which provides the ability to...
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