My posts tagged with "OrcsWeb"

Sep 27, 2013

What does DevOps mean? Like many terms, there are a variety of slightly different (in some cases vastly different) definitions. The current definition per Wikipedia seems pretty good: “DevOps is a software development method that...

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Aug 26, 2013

So… I’ve been reading a lot about nginx and how awesome it performs. It sounds magical! The Issue My blog (running WordPress) hasn’t been running as fast as I (or Google) would like. The TTFB (time to first bite...

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Jul 03, 2013

Below is a guest post by Desiree at OrcsWeb with an IIS/PHP/CGI troubleshooting tip: I installed WordPress for one of our managed clients recently, and what should have been a simple install, turned into quite a bit of troubleshooting...

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Jun 05, 2013

Did you know that WordPress works – and works great – on Microsoft Windows? Sure, WordPress runs on top of PHP and MySQL, which are commonly thought to be related to Linux, but they work perfectly on Windows Server...

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Apr 11, 2013

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 »

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Feb 01, 2013

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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Jan 08, 2013

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...

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Nov 30, 2012

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...

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Oct 11, 2012

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...

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Oct 10, 2012

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 …...

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Oct 05, 2012

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 »

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Sep 26, 2012

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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