Category Archives: IIS


Microsoft introduces a new tool dubbed "Management OData Schema Designer." The tool's goal is to accelerate evaluation /development on top of "Management OData IIS Extension" optional Windows Server 2012 feature. The new tool has a user friendly schema creation experience (as a wizard) custom Management OData endpoint deployment capabilities. schema editing and validation capabilitiesWhat is […]

The Dynamic IP Restrictions Extension for IIS provides IT Professionals and Hosters a configurable module that helps mitigate or block Denial of Service Attacks or cracking of passwords through brute-force by temporarily blocking Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of HTTP clients who follow a pattern that could be conducive to one of such attacks. This module […]

Microsoft and Joyent announced the release of the 'first stable build' milestone of their native Windows port of Node.js. "We reached an important milestone - v0.6.0 - which is the first official stable build that includes Windows support," announced Claudio Caldato, Principal Program Manager, Interoperability Strategy Team.The major differences between v0.4 and v0.6 areNative Windows […]

On September 2, Microsoft to early adopters made available for download the Silverlight 5 Release Candidate (RC) Build 5.0.60818.0, which is a developer preview.Along with Silverlight 5 RC Build 5.0.60818.0, the Softies also made available a set of deverlopers resources, including: the Silverlight 5 RC SDK, Silverlight 5 RC Tools for Visual Studio 2010 SP1 […]

Hotfix for Microsoft Application Request Routing Version 2.5 for IIS7 (KB 2589179) (x86) is now available for download from Microsoft Download Center."This hotfix addresses a couple of problems in Application Request Routing Version 2.5.1) There is an intermittent crash in w3wp.exe process.2) With Request Consolidation feature enabled, the first request for Smooth Streaming content may […]

The Windows Server AppFabric v1.1 CTP is the latest update of Windows Server AppFabric, available through Microsoft Download Center. The CTP is a set of integrated technologies that make it easier to build, scale, and manage Web and composite applications that run on IIS."Windows Server AppFabric is a set of integrated technologies that make it […]

The Debug Diagnostic Tool (DebugDiag) version 1.2 is designed to assist in troubleshooting issues such as hangs, slow performance, memory leaks or fragmentation, and crashes in any user-mode process," Microsoft stated."The tool includes additional debugging scripts focused on Internet Information Services (IIS) applications, web data access components, COM+ and COM+ related Microsoft technologies, Sharepoint, and […]