New Configuration System in IIS 7.0/7.5-Week 17
IIS 7.0 introduced a completely new delegated and distributed configuration system. This offers a number of benefits, which are welcome changes for us web administrators, but there are some gotchas.
IIS’s Overlapping App Pools-Week 16
Microsoft’s Internet Information Services (IIS) web platform is extremely robust, and one of the neat features is overlapping application pools.
Virtual Directory vs. Applications–4 IIS Folders-Week 15
Virtual Directories and applications are useful special folder types in IIS. Yet it’s easy to be confused between them.
URL Rewrite Outbound Rules–and ServerNameVariable-Part 14 of 52
As you may be guessing already, I’m a big fan of URL Rewrite for IIS. Today I cover Outbound rules, providing demos on changing the content in-flight and adding Server Variables (HTTP headers) for the browser.
URLRewrite ServerNameVariable Provider
IIS URL Rewrite is a powerful tool that I’ve grown quite fond of. One variable that URL Rewrite doesn’t have, which I wish it did, is the Server Name (Machine Name, Computer Name, whatever you want to call it). The server name isn’t a normal HTTP server variable. So, I wrote a simple provider to take care of that.