Sample Script to Verify IIS File Versions for KB973917

Microsoft recently released an update for Internet Information Services (IIS), as described in the following article:     Description of the update that implements Extended Protection for Authentication in Internet Information Services (IIS) http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973917     In the Known Issues section, the KB describes a known issue with the update when it is installed on…

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64 bit IIS manager,32 bit worker process and root web.config settings

The IIS 7 manager provides a UI for almost all sections for the web.config. It does simplify things for administrators but I have seen a couple of cases where this has lead to interesting problems. Let us consider the Machine Key feature that the IIS 7 manager provides. It is well known that when you…

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