Internet Information Server ( IIS ) – Configuration – IP Address Filtering

Request A friend call me asking for his names to be removed from one of our static pages. Internet Information Server Configuration IP Address and Domain Restrictions In this quick exercise we will select our website virtual directory and add IP Address Ranges to allow and deny. Outline Launch IIS MMC Access Web Site Access … Continue reading Internet Information Server ( IIS ) – Configuration – IP Address Filtering

IIS/VBScript – GetObject – Error – 2147221020

Background Stole some code and now I can't get it to work. Error Error Image Error Text Code Remediation   Outline Please enable IIS 6 Metabase Access Control Panel Access Programs and Features Within Programs and Features, choose Windows Add Roles and Features Wizard Web Server ( IIS ) Management Tools IIS 6 Management Compatibility … Continue reading IIS/VBScript – GetObject – Error – 2147221020

Letsencrypt – Certify the Web – TroubleShooting – acme-challenge ( HTTP) and iis mimetypes

Background Post Let's Encrypt installation received errors, let us troubleshoot one of them. Legend Here are earlier post(s) :- LetsEncrypt – Certify the Web ( v 4.012 ) Link Errors Error - [INF] Validation of the required challenges did not complete successfully. Fetching http://%5Bfqdn%5D/.well-known/acme-challenge/: Timeout during connect (likely firewall problem) Error - Image Error - … Continue reading Letsencrypt – Certify the Web – TroubleShooting – acme-challenge ( HTTP) and iis mimetypes

Let’s Encrypt – Certify the Web ( v 4.012 )

Background It is time to prepare a new web site for SSL Encryption.  It is a personal machine and will go with "Let's Encrypt", as it is free.   Prerequisite Outline Operating System Firewall Internet Information Server ( IIS ) Web Site Bindings Advanced Settings Operating System ( OS ) Configuration Outline Windows Firewall Allowed … Continue reading Let’s Encrypt – Certify the Web ( v 4.012 )

Apache–jMeter – Test Plan – ASP.Net – Forms Authentication–Troubleshooting

Background In a previous post we spoke about the steps we undertook to design a test plan for authenticating users connecting to an ASP.Net web site. In this post, we will shield light on the headwinds that batted us along the way.   Headwinds Outline Workflow Thread Group Thread Group Configuration More threads than necessary … Continue reading Apache–jMeter – Test Plan – ASP.Net – Forms Authentication–Troubleshooting

Input Error: Can not find script file “c:\inetpub\adminscripts\adsutil.vbs”

Background Trying to inspect an IIS Configuration setting on a MS Windows 2008 box and ran into an error as the MS Script that drives the whole thing is missing Lab Code Output   Diagnostic MS Windows 2008 ships with IIS v7.  The Admin Scripts were discontinued post IIS v6. To gain access to c:\inetpub\adminscripts\adsutil.vbs, one … Continue reading Input Error: Can not find script file “c:\inetpub\adminscripts\adsutil.vbs”

IIS – ASP & ASP.Net – Session State Management – In Process

Background I have a few ASP.Net applications running on a MS Windows 2003 box. Occasionally, the applications error out.   Error Textual:   Thoughts ... There is nothing more disconcerting than when an application wrote yearns ago, crash out so ungracefully on the original developer. Yes, there are problems, but I am too lazy to … Continue reading IIS – ASP & ASP.Net – Session State Management – In Process