IIS7 – How to configure a custom ISAPI Extension?

This is often a question that has been asked a lot of times, and I couldn’t find an article which outlines the steps to be followed to enable a custom ISAPI extension in IIS7 (and above). You really don’t need to do anything other than the steps below: Make sure you have installed the “ISAPI…

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IIS7 – Configuring iisClientCertificateMappingAuthentication using appcmd

As you know there is no UI to configure iisClientCertificateMappingAuthentication in IIS7, it takes a little more time to configure the site for the same. Here is an article in the iis.net site which explains the steps one by one. Configuring One-to-One Client Certificate Mappingshttp://learn.iis.net/page.aspx/478/configuring-one-to-one-client-certificate-mappings/ You can also use Ulad’s VBScript to configure the mapping…

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Configuring IIS to advise the browser render on different IE modes

You would have already read IIS support team’s blog about configuring IIS to send an additional header to the client which would make IE to run under EmulateIE7 mode. I would also suggest you to read this MSDN article which talks about the various IE8 display modes available, and their corresponding functionality. Here are the…

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IIS7 – Viewing ISAPI Filters that are loaded inside the worker process

In IIS6 manager, you see a green arrow icon and a red icon against the ISAPI Filter’s list to indicate if the ISAPI Filter is loaded or not. That was possible because FilterStatus metabase key was updated after the ISAPI Filter is loaded inside the process. In IIS7, FilterStatus is no more, and nothing in…

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IIS7 – How to set up logging to a remote UNC share?

First of all, let me tell you that there isn’t much changes to the logging done to IIS 7.0 compared to IIS 6.0. Logging still happens through Http.Sys, and you can configure the logging directory (of FREB log directory) to be a UNC share. There are a few MSDN/Technet articles available for the same(for IIS…

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IIS7 – Enabling Custom Error Pages

As the title sounds, here I’m going to discuss a very simple feature of IIS7 which has one additional step to keep in mind compared to that you do in the previous versions of IIS (5, 5.1, 6). Let’s take an example of configuring a redirect for a page to HTTPS if it is browsed…

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How to configure IIS 7.0 for ODBC logging?

If you select Log File format as “Custom” in the IIS manager, it doesn’t give you options to configure ODBC logging in the UI. Instead, it just gives you an alert saying it cannot be configured through IIS manager which you already know. But, in the previous versions of IIS, you would see the below:…

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IIS7 – making Forms Authentication to work for all the requests

If you were following all the news about IIS7, you would have heard that you can now plug-in ASP.NET Forms Authentication in the main integrated pipeline. Few of my colleagues, other friends tried doing this and claimed that it didn’t work as expected. It is just protecting only the ASP.NET pages and they believe Forms…

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IIS7 – FTP7 – Supporting Virtual Host names – Extended logging

As you all know that the brand new FTP7 server now supports adding multiple host names. This is similar to that of adding host headers to the web sites, but as name indicates, these Virtual Host names are Virtual.  The new FTP7 server which is available for download from here would support this behavior. You…

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