Everyone seems to have their own favorite XML editor these days, and there are no shortages of XML editors in the marketplace. The being said, I tend to use Visual Studio 2008 for several reasons, and if you're using Windows notepad or some other editor, here are some of my reasons why you might consider switching:
I had an interesting question from a coworker who was trying to use AppCmd to set the site-level SSL options for an FTP site. This should have been straightforward, and the syntax that he gave me looked correct:
I ran into an interesting problem recently when using the new Worker Processes feature in the Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager for IIS 7.0. The Worker Processes feature is a great addition to IIS, and it's used to view practical information about the worker processes that are currently in use on your system; for example: the names of application pools that are associated with worker processes, worker process PIDs, CPU and byte usage statistics, etc.