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  • Blog Post: IIS is now the market leader with a 37.5% share of all sites

    A few months ago, I reported about the growth of sites running on IIS, which was edging closer and closer to Apache's market share. This month (July 2014), NetCraft's web server survey confirms that this has finally happened and IIS is now the market leader with close to 374 millions sites and...
  • Blog Post: Automating IIS configuration with .Net

    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...
  • Blog Post: IIS log size–under your control!

    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 impossible...
  • Blog Post: IIS Manager reaches out into the cloud!

    Most people think Azure’s portal is terrific, and especially the new version, but for those of us who have been using IIS Manager to operate their local servers, using the same familiar interface to manage their cloud has been high on the wishlist. Recently, we finally made it happen, and you can...
  • Blog Post: Information about HeartBleed and IIS

    The Heartbleed vulnerability in OpenSSL ( CVE-2014-0160 ) has received a significant amount of attention recently. While the discovered issue is specific to OpenSSL, many customers are wondering whether this affects Microsoft’s offerings, specifically Windows and IIS.  Microsoft Account and Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Top support solutions!

    Having been around for so long, and encompassing so many technologies, information about using IIS and solving problems is more than abundant. The IIS.Net website alone has thousands of article, which can make it challenging to find what you need. To make things easier for IIS and other products, Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Huge growth in Microsoft’s market share for web servers!

    Millions of people out there are using IIS to host their websites, but we all know it’s not the only product on the market. For many years, Apache was leading with a significant margin, but things are finally starting to change. According to NetCraft, a research company from the UK which specializes...