Running PHP Applications on IIS

Set Up FastCGI for PHP

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Improved performance and greater reliability for PHP applications is ensured by the new FastCGI component for IIS 7.0 and previous versions. This tutorial covers installing PHP 5.2.1 and the new Fa...

Configure PHP Process Recycling Behavior

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Tali Smith

Introduction Make sure that FastCGI always recycles the php-cgi.exe processes before the native PHP recycling kicks in. The FastCGI process recycling behavior is controlled by the configuration pro...

Best Practices for PHP on the Microsoft Web Platform

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Tali Smith

Introduction There are various steps you can take to optimize Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2008, IIS 7 and above, and FastCGI performance for your Web workloads and PHP applications, in...

Develop on IIS 7

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Tali Smith

The following articles provide information about developing on Internet Information Services 7 (IIS 7) and above. Use Development Tools Microsoft® Visual Studio® provides several options for workin...

Enable PHP Syntax Highlighting on IIS 7

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Tali Smith

You can configure Internet Information Services 7 (IIS 7) and above to output syntax-highlighted source code for PHP files stored on the Web server or Web site. This feature is useful in developmen...

How to Develop on the Microsoft Web Platform

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Tali Smith

The Windows ® and Linux operating systems approach Web development in different ways. Linux is easily configured, and it lets enthusiasts get “under the hood” and tweak every aspect of the environm...