Load Balance IIS with Microsoft ARR
Jul05

Load Balance IIS with Microsoft ARR

KB ID 0001573 Problem If you have a lot of IIS servers, and want to load balance between them, then you can either buy a load balancer, or use Microsoft ARR (Application Request Routing). Note: ARR does a lot more than simply load balancing, e.g. it can perform caching, and complex web routing, and even SSL offloading. Here we are just looking at load balancing. I’m going to deploy TWO ARR servers in my DMZ, here I’ve got...

Read More
IIS: Move WWWRoot Folder
Nov06

IIS: Move WWWRoot Folder

KB ID 0001487 Problem I migrated an IIS website I use for hosting files this week, and realised I’d forgotten how to relocate the wwwroot directory from it’s default install location on C:\inetpub\wwwroot. Solution Firstly, I’m assuming you have instilled the IIS role and you already have a wwwroot folder on your C: Drive, (in the above location). If so you can simply copy this folder to your new partition/drive (in...

Read More
Microsoft IIS – Stop Getting Indexed By Search Engines
Oct08

Microsoft IIS – Stop Getting Indexed By Search Engines

KB ID 0001352 Dtd 07/10/17 Problem If you have a publicly facing website, and you DON’T want it indexed by the major search engines, then this is the post for you. Why would you want this? Well you ¬†might have a development server that you don’t want appearing in peoples search results, or you might be hosting files and folders you want publicly available, but again you don’t want those files and folders showing in...

Read More