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Announcements

IIS Takes Market Share of All Sites

July 2014 saw Microsoft IIS pass Apache in market share for the first time since 1995. A Netcraft survey of over 996,000,000 sites shows that IIS leads in market share of all sites with 37.5% and Apache in a close second with 34.7%. Nginx continues to be relatively steady with a respectable 14%. You can find the full Netcraft survey at the link below.

http://news.netcraft.com/archives/2014/07/31/july-2014-web-server-survey.html

Throwback [Thursday]

Happy Birthday Microsoft.com

August celebrates the 20th anniversary of Microsoft.com on the Internet. It was one of the earliest commercial sites in 1994. That was before Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, or Wikipedia. Check out some cool screen shots and more historical information on the Internet at this link.

http://blogs.microsoft.com/firehose/2014/08/07/throwback-thursday-microsoft-com-among-the-earliest-commercial-websites-has-been-on-the-web-for-20-years/

Administrator Highlight

8 Effective Ways to Improve IIS 7.5 Performance

In this 2013 article, wing gives us 8 good suggestions to get better performance in IIS 7. Check them out at the link below.

http://securitywing.com/8-effective-ways-to-improve-iis-7-5-performance/

Reference Highlight

Web Server (IIS) Administration Cmdlets in Windows PowerShell

While GUIs are great, repetitive tasks are best handled with scripts such as PowerShell. Here are some IIS cmdlets available to you with PowerShell 4.0. If you are not familiar with these cmdlets, you definitely need to check out this link.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh867899.aspx

Community

Automatically Rebind New IIS Web Server Certificates
http://m.windowsitpro.com/security/automatically-rebind-new-iis-web-server-certificates

Preventing Automated Attacks with IIS Dynamic IP Restrictions
http://www.peterviola.com/preventing-automated-attacks-with-iis-dynamic-ip-restrictions/

Solutions to the MaxWebconfigSizeInKB error
http://dustcollected.com/2014/08/04/solutions-to-the-maxwebconfigsizeinkb-error/

Remove IISpeed Response Headers from IIS7
http://gamesover2600.tumblr.com/post/96100813584/remove-iispeed-response-headers-from-iis7

3 steps to Securing FTP on IIS 8
http://www.peterviola.com/3-steps-to-securing-ftp-on-iis-8/

Re-route a SharePoint site using IIS – SharePoint 2013 – IIS 8 (Spanish)
http://fernando-chiquiza.blogspot.com/2014/08/re-direccionar-un-sitio-de-sharepoint.html

Be aware of backing up IIS MachineKeys
http://thuansoldier.net/?p=4162

IIS FTP and FileZilla Server detectors ready for beta
http://www.syspeace.com/news/iis-ftp-and-filezilla-server-detectors-ready-for-beta-testers/

IIS 7 Web.Config Rules to Disable Hotlinking & Directory Listing
http://gamesover2600.tumblr.com/post/94189768179/iis-7-web-config-rules-to-disable-hotlinking

[Video] - How to Generate an SSL Request for Windows Server 2008 and IIS 7
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jC2FNvEouU&feature=youtu.be

Managing IIS Logs with GZipStream
http://www.peterviola.com/managing-iis-logs-with-gzipstream/

Expressjs applications on IIS using IISNode
http://domantasjovaisas.wordpress.com/2014/08/13/expressjs-applications-on-iis-using-iisnode/

Check ssl protocol, cipher, & other properties in an asp.net mvc 4 application

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/25009018/check-ssl-protocol-cipher-other-properties-in-an-asp-net-mvc-4-application

Deep Linking AngularJS on Windows Azure IIS
https://coderwall.com/p/mycbiq

IIS 7 – How to Resolve Error HTTPs 413: Request Entity Too Large
http://www.smartdigitizers.com/net-development-tips/iis-7-how-to-resolve-error-https-413-request-entity-too-large/

Upload large files in IIS 7 (Spanish)
http://javiginer.com/index.php/2014/04/17/subir-ficheros-grandes-o-pesados-en-iis-7/

Five IIS 8 Settings You Need to Check Today

http://www.scriptrock.com/blog/articles/five-iis-8-configs-you-need-to-check-today

Use clientCache [to] cache static files (Chinese)
http://note.kimx.info/2014/08/clientcache.html

Jakarta Redirect Error when adding new IIS Websites to an existing ColdFusion 10 Install
http://fusiongrokker.com/post/jakarta-redirect-error-when-adding-new-iis-websites-to-an-existing-coldfusion-10-install

Configure reverse proxy with URL Rewrite and ARR for IIS
http://www.wrapcode.com/infrastructure/configure-reverse-proxy-with-url-rewrite-and-arr-for-iis/



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