July, 2013

  • Application Request Router (ARR) 3.0 is here!

    Good news, everyone! After a long time in Beta, ARR 3.0 is finally out and about. Thanks to tremendous work done by Jenny Lawrance from the IIS Dev team and Pandian Ramakrishnan from the IIS Test team, Application Request Router is here, and has some...
  • Dynamic IP restrictions deny action settings.

    Like most settings in IIS, the options for deny-action settings in Dynamic IP restrictions can be adjusted from the IIS UI, or via PowerShell. In the UI, this is how it looks like: However, if you tried to adjust this settings using PowerShell, you might...
  • Hook me up!

    Who doesn’t LOVE reading log files? Probably those who have really busy servers that generate hundreds of mega-bytes of logs every minute. Even though the log format of IIS is standardized and many tools can parse them easily, this still presents three...
  • Log a rhythm

    Even before the day logs were just a piece of wood used to measure the speed of a ship, captains have looked for ways to know what’s going on under the deck, and with the new version of IIS in Windows Server 2012 R2 we have kicked the logging ability...
  • Registration complete!

    As I mentioned before , one of the things we had a particular interest in addressing with this release of IIS as part of Windows Server 2012 R2 was its scalability when handling a large number of sites. A key ingredient for this is what we call site ...