URL Rewrite, ServerVariables, URL Parts, HTTP to HTTPS Redirect. Week 9
Last week I gave an intro to URL Rewrite; covering the basics and giving a real world example. This week I dive in deeper and cover ServerVariables, the parts that make up the URL and another real world example of redirecting HTTP to HTTPS.
An Intro to IIS URL Rewrite–plus redirecting URLs to www-Web Pro Week 8 of 52
Today’s video post is an intro to URL Rewrite and the start of a few lessons on this powerful tool. Additionally I cover how to rewrite URLs to add the www to the domain name for the sake of search engine optimization (SEO).
Issues getting Hyper-V Dynamic Memory to work in Win 2008 R2 SP1
On Wednesday Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 Service Pack 1 was made available for Technet and MSDN subscribers. It will be available as a public download Feb 22nd.
Setting Host Headers for SSL Sites in IIS–Week 7 of 52
At first glance, the Host Header field is grayed out when applying host headers to SSL (HTTPS) sites in IIS 7.
The SSL Bindings Issue–Web Pro Week 6 of 52
We have a chicken before the egg issue with HTTPS bindings. This video—week 6 of a 52 week series for the web administrator—covers why HTTPS bindings don’t support host headers the same as HTTP bindings do. In this video I show the issue and use Wireshark to see it in action.
Slow boot from massive registry on a Hyper-V server: Fix
At OrcsWeb we started seeing some of our Hyper-V host servers taking longer and longer to reboot for patching or other maintenance. It got to the point that one server was taking longer than an hour to start up after a reboot.