IIS Administration API

FINALLY! Microsoft decided to make our life much easier by introducing IIS Administration API. Even though there are many methods that can be used to manage IIS(appcmd, .Net, Powershell, GUI, etc..) all of them are “closed”. IIS Administration API is an open and standard REST API interface that can be consumed regardless of the management […]

Websitepanel 1.2.1 with Windows Server 2012, IIS8 and MSSQL 2012 – part 1

First of all, you need to know that this project will be described in two or three posts, since there is a lot of stuff to cover. In this first, introductory post, I will only give you  rough details of the modifications we did,  and  most important, why we did them in the first place. […]

SystemCenter Solutions 2012 Beta avaiable for download!

System Center solutions help you manage your physical and virtual IT environments across datacenters, desktops, and devices. Using these integrated and automated management solutions, you can be a more productive service provider for your business. As a result of feedback we have gathered from all around the IT Pro universe, some great changes have been […]

SCVMM? errr…System Center Virtual Machine Manager and HyperV whining :)

Couple of days ago I installed SCVMM  in order to test it out, since we are developing our IAAS solution. Everything seemed great until I found out that SVCMM doesnt have any API which can be used to create/turn on/off  new machines.  Yes, I know everything can be scripted thru Powershell, but it sucks that […]

Bit Rate Throttling? – HELL YEAH!

Fact number one: If you have a streaming server, you must install this extension! Great, now that we’ve got this fact covered, we can move on. IIS site says: Bit Rate Throttling, an IIS Media Services extension, saves money on network costs by metering the download speed of media and data files. For media, Bit […]