Change log file location for all websites in IIS 7

Hi all 🙂 Today I had to change the location of all log files on all of the websites on the server. Since all sysadmins are lazy as hell, I wrote a simple powershell scripts that will do that. All you need to do is change the path from “c:\logs” to some other . Have […]

Encrypt your web.config file

Recently, I had a request from a customer, where he wanted to encrypt his web.config file ( wee, a part of it ). Since he didnt know how to do it by himself, he asked us to do it. Basically, the procedure is very simple. First, open IIS manager and find the web site you […]

Automatic time update in Windows (sync with internet time a.k.a NTP server )

Few days ago, I had a strange issue where all of a sudden, the statistics on some of my web servers stopped working. First thought was, nah, its some PEBKAC issue. Statistics was working great, and nothing in the configuration wasnt changed for months. The customer must have some outdated link, wrong password or something […]

Tune up my server, Mr. Admin aka – improve IIS 7/7.5 performance – part 1

Couple days ago, I had to setup a machine for a customer of ours who will host a web site for some Microsoft conference in Croatia. Since, this is the biggest IT conference in Croatia, I really tried to take everything to the next level and tweak the hell out of that machine 🙂 For […]

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 […]