Encrypting the connection string in ASP.NET V2.0
ASP.Net V2.0 has much improved encryption over v1.x including the ability to encrypt any part of the connection string. Of course there is some performance overhead to do this so only sections that have sensitive information should be encrypted.
How to find the SiteID in IIS5 and IIS6
Occasionally I need to explain how to find the SiteID / Site Identifier in IIS5 and/or IIS6 so I thought I would quickly blog on how to do that so that I have a page that I can reference rather than typing it out each time.