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High memory in IIS due to scriptproxy.dll

Cross-posted from http://blogs.msdn.com/webtopics One of my customers had a problem on his IIS...

Author: Mike Laing Date: 08/18/2009

Internet Explorer resets the connection after receiving an HTTP response from IIS

A problem was seen where Internet Explorer clients would reset the TCP connection between them and...

Author: Mike Laing Date: 02/17/2009

HTTP 400 Bad Request when client terminates request headers improperly

After sending an HTTP request to IIS, an Internet Explorer client displayed the following error...

Author: Mike Laing Date: 02/17/2009

HTTP 400 Bad Request when client sends invalid HTTP:Host header value

In this scenario, HTTP requests were being sent from a non-Windows machine and were being responded...

Author: Mike Laing Date: 02/17/2009

ASP.net hang in IIS 7.0

When hosting an ASP.net web application on IIS7, and you have the application running in integrated...

Author: Mike Laing Date: 02/13/2009

SSL stops working in IIS7

Thanks to Robert Patrick for submitting these issues There have been some issues recently where...

Author: Mike Laing Date: 02/06/2009

Maximum number of application pools in IIS 6.0

The maximum number of Application Pools that IIS 6 can host depends on a few different things,...

Author: Mike Laing Date: 01/22/2009

Removing an IIS server's IP address from HTTP responses

Cross-posted from http://blogs.msdn.com/webtopics Introduction The purpose of this blog post is to...

Author: Mike Laing Date: 11/18/2008

Time vs. Time-taken fields in IIS logging

Cross-posted from http://blogs.msdn.com/webtopics Questions often arise pertaining to what the...

Author: Mike Laing Date: 11/13/2008

Configuring IIS to work around webpage display issues in Internet Explorer 8.0

== Cross-posted from http://blogs.msdn.com/webtopics == Special thanks to Sean Everhart for...

Author: Mike Laing Date: 10/15/2008

How to configure URLScan 3.0 to mitigate SQL Injection Attacks

== Cross-posted from http://blogs.msdn.com/webtopics == The purpose of this blog post is to review...

Author: Mike Laing Date: 10/15/2008

Troubleshooting High CPU performance issues - Part 2

In Part 1 of this topic, I explained how to gather the correct data to help diagnose performance...

Author: Mike Laing Date: 02/26/2008

Troubleshooting High CPU performance issues - Part 1

One of the types of performance problems that can occur with IIS web applications is when the...

Author: Mike Laing Date: 12/06/2007

Troubleshooting HTTP Compression in IIS6

Enabling HTTP Compression for your IIS6 web applications is one way of increasing site performance....

Author: Mike Laing Date: 12/06/2007