IIRF v1.2.15 is released – open source URL Rewriting on IIS6

I have previously written about IIRF.   Here I go again:  IIRF has now has been updated to v1.2.15.  IIRF is Ionic’s Isapi Rewrite Filter.  It is a small, cheap, easy to use, URL rewriting ISAPI filter that combines a good price (free!) with good features. It is fast and powerful. It works on IIS 5.0, 5.1,…


HOW TO: Configure the jakarta Tomcat connector for IIS (serve JSP from IIS)

Steve Sfartz offers a tip for configuring the Tomcat connector on IIS, to allow IIS and Tomcat to run from the same domain.  This will allow numerous interop scenarios,  one of which is to allow IIS to serve Silverlight apps while the Tomcat engine can serve JSP and Servlets.   


Rewriting URLs on IIS5, IIS6, or IIS7 (mod_rewrite on IIS?)

A couple weeks ago, Bill Staples made a splash when he announced a Rewrite Module for IIS7: http://blogs.iis.net/bills/archive/2008/05/31/urlrewrite-module-for-iis7.aspx  But you can get mod_rewrite -like capability, even on IIS6, using the free IIRF download. Rewriting URLs?  This is the magic in your web server that allows your user to type something neat and clean, like http://server/products/WidgetX , but…


PHP on Vista with IIS7

I upgraded my work machine, back in October.  My old standby IBM Thinkpad T30, after years of loyal service, was starting to fall apart.  Random pieces were coming loose from the case and the keyboard was no longer delivering “Five 9’s reliability”.  Sometimes the keys worked, sometimes not.  Also the disk drive was giving me…


Apache mod_rewrite for IIS (IIRF)

mod_rewrite for IIS [Update, 2008 June 18: Due to very strong interest, this rewriting filter was moved to an open-source project hosted on codeplex, in 2006. Called IIRF, it is the closest thing to Apache mod_rewrite for IIS.  It now includes a number of advanced features, and can be used with wordpress, PHP, JSP, ASPX,…