Back in March we released the RC of IIS Database Manager – a tool which allows you to manage databases remotely through the IIS remote management infrastructure. The tool will automatically pick up database connection strings from your web.config file and make them available to you in the UI – you can also create ad-hoc connections too.
A few days ago we released the beta of IIS Search Engine Optimization Toolkit. The toolkit provides you with a number of features which can help you ensure that your site follows best practices with regards to how search engines crawl and parse your site as well as providing features for generating robots.txt files and sitemaps.
It’s a bit strange that my “back-to-blogging” post is about a new version of Remote Manager considering that my last post, way back in March 2008 was a Remote Manager post as well (I have a good reason for not blogging since then which you’ll see at the end of this post :-)