October is IIS7 Month - Upcoming Webcasts by the IIS7 Product Team
I'm really excited for next week, because October 1st is the first day of Web month! Isaac Roybal, a member of the IIS marketing team, has planned a whole series of Webcasts on IIS7 that we'll be doing throughout the month to get you ready for the final release. Check out these sessions and register today!
IIS7 Patch for Windows Vista fixes CGI/PHP applications that send multiple response headers
Today we released a patch for IIS7 in Windows Vista that addresses an issue we've seen with CGI applications (especially PHP applications that use the built-in CGI component).A0 The typical symptom is an application that runs using CGI and is unable to support multiple "cookies" for authentication or personalization.A0
IIS6 Metabase Property to IIS7 Configuration Mapping
Here is some useful documentation I stumbled upon which may be of interest. If you're ever wondering "where did that IIS6 metabase property go?" as you stare at the applicationHost.config or web.config file, look no further than this MSDN documentation for a complete mapping: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa347565.aspx
Note: you may need to use this document in conjunction with the schema files in \windows\system32\inetsrv\config\schema in order to know where the configuration section lives, what type it is, defaults etc.
IIS.NET Customer Spotlights: People Like You Sharing Stories about IIS7
For a while I've been wanting a place on the http://iis.net/ site where we can share stories about some of the cool things people do with IIS.A0 I'm excited to announce that the Customer Spotlight portal is now live on IIS.net, with five customers debuting with this initial release.A0 We'll be adding customer spotlight pages each month with new customer stories to tell.A0 Do you have an IIS7 story you'd like to share?A0 Send me your story.A0
Announcing Go Live Beta of FastCGI Extension for PHP hosting on IIS5.1/IIS6.0
Just over ten months ago I announced a technical collaboration agreement between Microsoft, Zend and the PHP community to enable fast and reliable hosting of PHP on Windows and IIS.A0 Since then, more than 14,000 people have downloaded the Technical Preview release!A0 I'm pleased to say that today we make another step forward with that work by announcing the availability of the FastCGI Extension for IIS 5.1 and IIS 6.0 with a free GoLive Beta release.A0
Free IIS7 Online Training
A few months ago the IIS team did a quick tour of Europe, speaking in various cities and countries in an all-day IIS conference specifically geared toward training people on IIS7. Luckily, the good people of Poland decided to record and publish the training for everyone to use. Check out the sessions below to watch Brett Hill and Isaac Roybal present IIS7. Here is a list of all the sessions: http://www.microsoft.com/emea/itsshowtime/result_search.aspx?event=69&x=13&y=2
Microsoft.com: top 10 reasons they love IIS7
I just ran across this post and had to share. The Microsoft.com team just posted the top 10 reasons they like IIS7. Pretty cool list, with a few of the gotcha they worked through in the process of deploying IIS7 on www.Microsoft.com (4th highest traffic web site in the world). http://blogs.technet.com/mscom/archive/2007/09/07/the-tasty-morsels-found-in-dogfood-mscom-ops-top-10-changes-in-iis7-0.aspx
Problems installing SQL Server 2005 on Vista and IIS7
I've seen this issue pop up a few times so I thought I'd share a few quick tips / tricks to getting SQL Server 2005 to work on Vista.