Check out the latest on the IIS FastCGI project, including the new IIS7 FastCGI in Longhorn server beta 3, the out-of-band developer update, and the new PHP 5.2.2.
Read more at http://mvolo.com/blogs/serverside/archive/2007/05/29/The-latest-on-the-FastCGI-project-and-PHP-support-on-IIS.aspx.
In a web application, it’s often necessary to redirect clients requesting one url to another url. A while ago, I wrote a module to do basic http redirection for an ASP.NET application. The HttpRedirection module allows you to configure regular expression-based rules that redirect clients from url A to url B, with a number of other features.
Learn more about rewriting and redirection, and download the HttpRedirection module / source code here: http://mvolo.com/blogs/serverside/archive/2007/05/24/Redirect-clients-in-your-application-with-HttpRedirection-module.aspx.
In a previous post titled Where did my IIS7 server go? Troubleshooting "service unavailable" errors, I covered the basic steps for dealing with 503 Service Unavailable errors on IIS7.
This post dives deeper into debugging the IIS worker process to get to the bottom of particularly difficult crashes occurring during IIS worker process initialization, where the process goes away before you can debug it with normal means.
Read more at http://mvolo.com/blogs/serverside/archive/2007/05/19/Troubleshooting-IIS7-503-_2200_Service-unavailable_2200_-errors-with-startup-debugging.aspx.
The NT Performance team just publically released the latest version of WCAT (Web Capacity Analysis Tool), the web performance test tool that the IIS team and NT Performance team use to conduct internal performance and scalability testing of IIS and ASP.NET.
Read more about it and download it at http://mvolo.com/blogs/serverside/archive/2007/05/17/WCAT-6.3-web-performance-and-scalability-test-tool-released.aspx.