Life after FPSE (Part 2)

Following up on my last blog post, today’s blog post will discuss some of the highlights and pitfalls that I have seen while transitioning from using the FrontPage Server Extensions to publish web sites to WebDAV. It should be noted, of course, that FTP still works everywhere – e.g. Expression Web, FrontPage, Visual Studio, etc….

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Life after FPSE (Part 1)

Today’s blog post will be the first in a series of blog posts that I intend to write about my experiences with putting together a Windows Server 2008 machine without using the FrontPage Server Extensions (FPSE) for any web publishing. The main goal of this series is to describe some of the highlights and pitfalls…

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FPSE 2002 RTM for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (x86/x64)

I’m happy to announce that earlier today Microsoft and Ready-to-Run Software released to web the RTM version of the FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions for IIS 7.0 on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista. Listed below is the link for the download page for the combined 32-bit/64-bit installation package: FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions for IIS 7.0http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=86706 FPSE…

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FPSE 2002 RC1 for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (x86/x64)

Earlier today Microsoft and Ready-to-Run Software released to web the Release Candidate 1 (RC1) version of the FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions for IIS 7.0 on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista. This build now includes a combined installation package for 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows. Listed below is the link for the download page…

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FPSE 2002 RC0 for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista (x86/x64)

Earlier today Microsoft and Ready to Run Software released to web the Release Candidate 0 (RC0) version of the FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions for IIS 7.0 on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista. This build now includes support for 64-bit Windows, and addresses several issues that we’ve seen since the FPSE release that shipped last April….

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FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions Beta for Longhorn and Vista

Following up on my FrontPage Server Extensions on Vista and Longhorn blog post from last February, I’m happy to announce that Microsoft and Ready to Run Software have released the first beta version of the Microsoft FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions (FPSE 2002) for Windows Server Code Name “Longhorn” and Windows Vista. The beta version of…

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FrontPage Server Extensions on Vista and Longhorn

As most people that have installed IIS 7 on Windows Vista or Windows codenamed “Longhorn” have realized, there are no options to install the FrontPage Server Extensions, leaving the only possibly way to edit your web site that is hosted on a Vista/Longhorn computer is to edit the web site locally using the file system, or to use…

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Using WSH to create an off-line backup of a FrontPage-enabled Web Site

As the old adage says, “Necessity is the mother of invention”. With that in mind, I had a friend drop by my office the other day and ask me a question that started me on another quest for code. What he asked me was whether there was a way where he could create an off-line…


Programmatically Enumerating Installations of the FrontPage Server Extensions

I had a great question from a customer the other day: “How do you programmatically enumerate how many web sites on a server have the FrontPage Server Extensions installed?” Of course, that’s one of those questions that sounds so simple at first, and then you start to think about how to actually go about it…