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Automating IIS configuration with .Net

Wednesday July 2, 2014 by Erez's IIS Blog

Configuring websites can be a tedious task, especially if you have large systems to manage, such as hosting providers do. If you are tired of doing this sort of thing manually, Visual Studio Magazine has published a detailed guide on using .Net code to do this for you.This allows creating new sit...

IIS log size–under your control!

Monday June 2, 2014 by Erez's IIS Blog

Logging the traffic coming into a website is very important, but on a busy site, the log can generates many gigabytes of data every day, making it hard to control disk-space and prevent the drives from filling up.As a result, many users turn off logging completely, although this can make it impos...

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Solving SQL Server High CPU with IIS Request Filtering

Sunday July 27, 2014 by Peter Viola » IIS

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The other day I was troubleshooting 100% CPU utilization on a SQL Server 2008 database server. The server had 100 or so databases of varying sizes however none were larger than a few hundred MB and each database had a corresponding web site on a separate web server. Since the server hosted quite a few databases the high CPU needed to be resolved quickly because it was causing issues for everyon...

FTP Clients - Part 14: CuteFTP

Wednesday July 16, 2014 by robmcm

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For this next installment in my series about FTP clients, I want to take a look at Globalscape's CuteFTP, which is available from the following URL:http://www.cuteftp.net/CuteFTP is a for-retail product that used to be available in several editions - Lite, Home, and Pro - but at the time of this blog CuteFTP was only available in a single edition which combined all of the features. With that in...

Automating IIS configuration with .Net

Wednesday July 2, 2014 by Erez's IIS Blog

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Configuring websites can be a tedious task, especially if you have large systems to manage, such as hosting providers do. If you are tired of doing this sort of thing manually, Visual Studio Magazine has published a detailed guide on using .Net code to do this for you. This allows creating new sites, creating app pools and customizing configuration, all from managed code, and can save a lot of....

Some Useful and Obscure FTP Configuration Settings

Tuesday July 1, 2014 by robmcm

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I get a lot of question about various configuration settings for the IIS FTP service, and most of the settings that I discuss with people can be configured through the FTP features in the IIS Manager. That being said, there are some useful configuration settings for the FTP service which I periodical send to people that have no user interface for setting them. With that in mind, I thought I wou...