IIS Community Newsletter - May / June 2011 Edition
The May / June combined newsletter has been published.
Windows Server MVP - ASP.NET / IIS
Log archival solution
Install, Configure, Forget
Questions on Microsoft SMTP Service - visit http://www.smtp.ws
IIS Community Newsletter - visit http://www.iisnewsletter.com
IISLogs.com upgraded to Orchard 1.2
I’m excited to announce IISLogs (and my blog) upgraded to Orchard 1.2. The upgrade process wasn’t too painful, I’d suggest using WinMerge to compare folders, files. This came in handy when comparing my Modules and Themes folders. One thing I found extremely useful detecting errors was using the IIS SEO Toolkit to scour my site looking for errors.
If you are seeing this link, my blog link has been updated to http://www.iislogs.com/steveschofield.
Blogs has officially moved. Please update your links
After 7 1/2 years, my blog and all content has been moved to my own domain! I’ve worked with the admins who run http://weblogs.asp.net to implement a 301 redirect. Old links should redirect to the corresponding link on my new blog. It’s been quite an adventure. Check out the post related to standing up Orchard, here is the link I’ve been really impressed with the performance of Orchard. I’ve been testing a VPS at GoDaddy (1 proc, 2 GB, 30 GB of ram) for $40 / per month. So far so good. Stay tuned on this, more updates to come.
Handy date format reference
I was formatting various powershell formatting. Here is a handy date time format. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee692801.aspx
Unzip several files with PowerShell
Here is a function I used to unzip several files using PowerShell.
Security best practices using Active Directory for server, process identity in a public facing web application
I received a post on the forums that I was suggested to make a blog post. Here is the original post : http://forums.iis.net/t/1178739.aspx
Adventure setting up Orchard with my site and blog.
I’ve been blogging for years, mainly with community server. I’ve had a desire to switch my blog over to my own domain, which currently is www.iislogs.com (the domain which sells IIS Logs program). I selected Orchard as it seemed different, fresh and challenging. Plus it was built on top of the MVC framework, has an up and coming community. I came from the days when I tried to be a web developer using Classic ASP and lets say Classic ASP.NET. Enough reflecting
Read a file add to load testing file
I used this script to read a few months worth of my IIS logs to create a single log file. I used the single file for load testing with Web Application Stress tool.
Allow local and domain users to access FTP 7.5
Had an interesting question on http://forums.iis.net regarding FTP 7.5. There was a requirement to allow both local and domain users on the same FTP site. Here is the posting with the details http://forums.iis.net/t/1178738.aspx