How to export IIS .config and .key files at the command line

Handy for a batch maintenance operation a customer had to run on a few hundreds servers: they basically needed to do what’s described in this article but in a script rather than from the IIS GUI. From Shared Configuration (Appendix 3): By default, IIS includes two main providers for securing properties. These providers are located…

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Error 502 – Web server received an invalid response while acting as a gateway or proxy server

I saw this error some time ago while working on an eCommerce solution. When the Web server (while acting as a gateway or proxy) contacted the upstream content server, it received an invalid response from the content server. Redirect/move happens like it should, but after approximatively 2 minutes after posting an order the user receives…

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