Provisioning and Managing IIS

Provisioning SQL 2005 Resources

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Walter Oliver

SQL Server ® 2005 is an ideal database platform for use in shared and dedicated Web hosting environments. Deployment Guide The SQL Server 2005 Deployment Guidance for Web Hosting Environments provi...

IIS Management and Administration

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Walter Oliver

This article provides a map to download locations for presentations, videos, and links to existing articles about IIS management and administration: Web farms, performance tuning, troubleshooting,...

Hosted Services Control Panels

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Brad Joseph

Hosted services control panels are customer-facing, web-based applications provided by hosting providers and WebVAPs for issuing and managing hosted services such as websites, database administrati...

WebsitePanel

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Brad Joseph

Another option for hosting providers is WebsitePanel. WebsitePanel, formerly known as DotNetPanel, is an open-source control panel built exclusively for the Windows web technology platform. With th...

Features of the Windows Process Activation Service (WAS)

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Thomas Deml

The Windows Process Activation Service (WAS) of IIS 7 is the key component that provides process model and configuration features to Web Applications and Web Services. WAS major task is to manage A...

Services Overview

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Walter Oliver

Introduction The Hosting Services Sample is a set of services implemented in C# provided to help developers in web hosting organizations developing and/or integrating Hosting Provisioning and Manag...

Services Implementation

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Walter Oliver

From an implementation standpoint, the solution follows recommended patterns and practices for building Web Services using the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) as described in the Web Service...

Consuming the Services

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Walter Oliver

Since Hosting Services Code Sample is implemented using Windows Communication Foundation, consuming it is fairly straightforward. Here, a few key points are described. Refer to WCF documentations f...

Microsoft.Web.Administration

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Walter Oliver

Managed code can be used to provision Web sites and edit configuration. Using the Script Use the following to create a site and an application pool , and to set temporary compilation directories. C...

IIS 7 WMI Provider

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Walter Oliver

WMI scripts can be used to provision Web sites and run many commands to edit configuration. Using the Script Use the following to create a site and application pool. To create a site and applicatio...

AppCmd.exe

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Walter Oliver

AppCmd.exe can be used to provision Web sites and run many commands to edit configuration. Creating and Configuring Use the following code samples for implementing AppCmd.exe. To create a site and...

Other Managed Code Samples

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Walter Oliver

Use the following managed code samples to set permissions and to create a user account. Using the Code Set Permissions Use the following to set permissions on a folder using managed code . Note : A...

Shared Configuration and Remote Provisioning

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Walter Oliver

When using the IIS 7 Shared Configuration featured in an environment where site provisioning tasks are driven from a remote machine, you can encounter what is know as the "double-hop authentication...

Provisioning Options in IIS 7

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Walter Oliver

There are a number of ways to create and manage web sites. The following table lists the options that are currently available along with the advantages and disadvantages of each. Method of Provisio...

Using Managed APIs in IIS 7

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Walter Oliver

IIS 7 provides a comprehensive managed-code management application programming interface (API) that allows complete manipulation of the XML configuration files and convenience access to server obje...

Provisioning Sample in C#

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Walter Oliver

Over the years, it has become simple for advanced Web users to create their own Web site. Once an end-user has registered their domain name, there are various types of hosters to choose from. Web h...

Configure Logging in IIS

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Keith Newman and Robert McMurray

You can configure logging on your web server or website that records information about HTTP requests and errors. The information in your log can help you troubleshoot or optimize your website.