Tip #38: Did you know… How to use Failed Request Tracing to trace Rewrite Rules?

IIS7.0 Failed Request Tracing (FRT) is a powerful troubleshooting tool for request-processing failures. More details regarding FRT and how to enable it can be be found here. Once the failed request tracing is enabled for your site, do the following to trace rewrite rules: Double click on "Failed Request Tracing Rules" icon to get to…

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Tip #36: Did you know… How to manage pilot or beta program for your site using Application Request Routing in IIS7.0?

Won’t it be cool if you can target and route appropriate users of your site to your pilot/beta/new looking site based on user’s profile. This may help you in managing select users who have previously signed for pilot program and redirect them to new looking web site and gather feedback. This is a very typical…

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Tip#25: Did you know… You can have canonical URLs and Redirects with IIS 7.0

Canonical URLs help you to make your links Search Engine Optimized (SEO). For human it is easy to understand that http://www.contoso.com is same as http://contoso.com. But many search engines will not make this assumption and treat them as two separate entries. This will split the rankings among them and lower the overall relevance of the…

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