Application Request Routing and URL Rewrite – PART 1(Server Farms)

In my previous blogs I had mentioned how we can use URL rewrite without ARR in picture. In the next series of upcoming blogs I will be discussing how we can leverage ARR and URL rewrite with ARR. ARR is an out of band module available for IIS 7.x and onwards. ARR can be used…

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URL Rewrite- Part 3(Outbound Rules & Rewrite Maps)

Why Outbound rules in URL rewrite? If we want to make any changes in the response headers or content after the processing has been completed by the specific handler or execution engine before sending it to the client, we can use outbound rules. How to create an outbound rule? To create an outbound rule click…

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URL Rewrite- Part 2(Inbound Rules)

Why URL Rewrite? Define powerful rules to transform complex URLs into simple and consistent Web addresses http://Chiranth.com/get/ppt.aspx?author=Chiranth&topic=urlrewrite vs http://Chiranth.com/get/ppt/author/Chiranth/urlrewrite       2. Preventing hot-linking       3. Search engine friendly URLs Enforce http://www.mysite.com instead of http://mysite.com Why do we need inbound rules? If we need to modify the incoming request uri or request headers before the request…

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URL Rewrite- Part 1(Prerequisites)

I am planning to post of a series of blogs on how we can use URLRewrite with and without ARR in IIS 7 and above. But before going into URLRewrite we need to understand some basics and there are some prerequisites. So in this blog we will discuss about the prerequisites below. 1) Difference between…

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Setting up Kerberos Authentication for a Website in IIS

I had previously blogged on the working of Kerberos and how to troubleshoot authentication issues with Kerberos when it fails. Then I thought it would be good if I can also document the basic steps we look into when configuring Kerberos for a site. Over here we look into step by step process of the…

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SSL Troubleshooting-TROUBLESHOOTING STEPS FOR SERVER SIDE SSL PROBLEMS

  I would suggest to go through the below article which talks about SSL handshake before going through the Troubleshooting part. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/kaushal/archive/2013/08/03/ssl-handshake-and-https-bindings-on-iis.aspx Scenario 1: Page cannot be displayed error while browsing over https. it works over http. Troubleshooting Steps: Step1: Do an iisreset, browse the page and again do iisreset . Go through the Event…

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Visual Studio 2012 unexpected behavior (crash and irrelevant errors)

Scenario 1: = You have ASP.NET (VB.NET) application on Microsoft Visual Studio 2012. The solution do gets build successfully without any errors. When we go any class file (*.vb/*.cs) which inside the App_Code folder and type something (in comments) and save, we suddenly get some irrelevant errors point to the same class file which we…

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