HOWTO: Install and Run PHP on IIS7, Part 2

A couple of months ago, I wrote a quick and dirty entry on how to install PHP on IIS7. The main purpose of that entry was to explain the details of what was going on as well as cookie-cutter instructions of one way to successfully install PHP on IIS7. Well, the responses that I have…

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Thoughts on Debugging IIS7

Hmm… it seems that ever since I made the blog entry about how to install PHP on IIS7, I seem to have become the default tech-support for PHP/IIS7 issues. That’ll teach me to ever post beta guidance again – I just get more “help, I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” questions, especially the sort…

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HOWTO: Useful ASP page to retrieve Request and send Response Headers

I am finishing up on the series of ASP pages that show how to: Send Responses of arbitrary Status Code Send Responses with arbitrary types of Entity Body Send Responses with arbitrary Headers (this entry) Query Request Headers (this entry) You know, the common programmatic stuff one wants to do on the web server to…

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Thoughts on Delegating IIS Configuration and Administration

Question I am running IIS 6.0 on Windows 2003 Server. our web developers needed to create or edit websites, for security reasons I cannot simply give them admin rights or the password to the admin account. I have created an account for them to logon remotely to the webserver, however, they do not have the…

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Sitting in with the WiX "team"

I had a chance to sit in with the WiX “team” on their weekly Tuesday night “meeting” where the majority of the heavy-lifting of WiX development happens. For those of you who think that Microsoft cannot “get stuff done” … you should see how WiX works. Now, I knew Rob already, but tonight was the first…

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IIS7. Product or Platform

IIS has always had an identity crisis. Is it a platform for hosting and building web applications, or is it a web server product? Well, for the first time in IIS product history (that I am aware of, anyways…), IIS is treated more like a product with a competitive purpose instead of just being the…

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IIS7. Team Photo

For those of you who enjoy photos and putting faces to names… here is one of the entire IIS7 PM, Development, and Test team. Fortunately, the weather Thursday afternoon was pretty agreeable, so the picture came out well. Random Factoids: For the curious – I am the one in the white mock turtleneck just right…

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HTTP.SYS, IIS, and the 100 continue

Question: Hi David, “My Company” is a leading middleware provider for mobile multiplayer games. Cutsomer like Disney, THQ etc. The backend is built on .NET. We went live in the US with W2K3/IIS6 which is great. But we have a major IIS6 issue. The handsets connect through HTTP/POST and sometimes the Server answers with “100 continue”…

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HOWTO: Install and run PHP on IIS7

Question: Hi all, I have trouble to configure PHP 5 (CGI mode) in IIS 7 on Vista 5308… What I did:- Download and unpack PHP- set user permission to PHP folder AND script folder (IIS_IUSRS and Internet Guest Account)- in IIS Manager: Added pages in Default documents- Added in “ISAPI and GCI Restrictions”: Allowed PHP …

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IIS7. Availability

Question: Mr. Wang, I have not been able to find a concrete answer for this anywhere: I’m looking to start working with IIS 7.0 and especially Windows Activation Service. Is there a way to do this without a Longhorn Server build? Are there implementations of IIS 7.0 beta or WAS that work on previous server…

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