Archives / 2014 / May
  • More info about HeartBleed

    After my blog post on the topic, questions continue to flow about the effect it has on Windows, Azure and IIS. A lot of the question really show how confusing SSL technology is to many people. Much has been written about HeartBleed, and it wouldn't be right to just repeat it all, so for those seeking additional info, I recommend reading this article on WindowsIT Pro by Rod Trent. It covers the topic and summarizes it well, and also links to several posts (including mine) for further reading.

  • IIS Manager reaches out into the cloud!

    Most people think Azure’s portal is terrific, and especially the new version, but for those of us who have been using IIS Manager to operate their local servers, using the same familiar interface to manage their cloud has been high on the wishlist. Recently, we finally made it happen, and you can now control your server through the SCM (Site Control Management) extension.