Category: IIS

How to Get Rid of Orphaned Application Pools in SharePoint 2010 0

How to Get Rid of Orphaned Application Pools in SharePoint 2010

The other day I was working at a client’s site on their SharePoint Server 2010. I was creating and configuring service applications for their SharePoint environment when I ran into an interesting issue that...

Event ID 5153: The Windows Process Activation Service (WAS) encountered an error attempting to look up the built in IIS_IUSRS group. 2

Event ID 5153: The Windows Process Activation Service (WAS) encountered an error attempting to look up the built in IIS_IUSRS group.

Today I was installing Exchange Server 2010 Enterprise on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controller. Although Microsoft recommends that you install Exchange 2010 on a member server if possible, the environment I was...

SQL Server 2005 Setup Doesn’t Recognize IIS 7 on Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 0

SQL Server 2005 Setup Doesn’t Recognize IIS 7 on Windows Server 2008 R2 x64

Have you ever received a warning message when installing SQL Server 2005 that indicates that you do not have Internet Information Services (IIS) installed, even though you have and it is working perfectly fine?...

Configuring Anonymous Access for a MOSS 2007 Site 0

Configuring Anonymous Access for a MOSS 2007 Site

When working with MOSS 2007, especially on Windows Server 2008 (WS08), some administrators find it difficult to locate the option to enable Anonymous Authentication. Enabling Anonymous Access is not very intuitive in MOSS 2007...

How to Install FrontPage Server Extensions on WS08 & Vista 0

How to Install FrontPage Server Extensions on WS08 & Vista

A lot of people, especially those who are relatively new to managing and editing Web sites, use Microsoft FrontPage. More experienced people prefer other tools, such as Dreamweaver or Microsoft SharePoint Designer, or even...

How to Deal with 50 Site Limit in TOC Web Part in MOSS 2007 0

How to Deal with 50 Site Limit in TOC Web Part in MOSS 2007

If you’ve run into the 50 site limitation in the site directory listing you can use the following method to increase the size limit. The Table of Content (TOC) Web part is used to...

Adding Templates for Top Level Sites in MOSS 0

Adding Templates for Top Level Sites in MOSS

If you try to install a custom template at the top level site in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 that either you have saved or downloaded from the Internet, you will notice that...

How to Change the Host Header of a MOSS Site 3

How to Change the Host Header of a MOSS Site

If you’ve configured your SharePoint site with a specific URL (host header), e.g. http://webportal and then later decided that you want to change it to another URL, such as sharepoint.seattlepro.com, you can use the...

Outlook 2007 Clients Getting Unexpected Login Prompts 0

Outlook 2007 Clients Getting Unexpected Login Prompts

Have you run into a situation where your users are getting an unexpected login prompt? If your Outlook 2007 users are configured to use NTLM authentication yet they are receiving a login prompt, which...

Free Virtual Labs from TechNet and MSDN 1

Free Virtual Labs from TechNet and MSDN

Check out these MSDN Virtual Labs and TechNet Virtual Labs if you haven’t already. These are a series of guided, hands-on labs which can be completed in 90 minutes or less. The best part...

How to Edit a Web Site on a 64-bit Windows Server 2003 Using Expression Web 2

How to Edit a Web Site on a 64-bit Windows Server 2003 Using Expression Web

Can’t edit a Web site on a 64-bit Windows Server 2003 using Microsoft Expression Web (EW)? Microsoft has replaced FrontPage with EW. Many administrators who were running FrontPage server extensions on 32-bit Windows Server...

How To Change the IIS Installation Path 0

How To Change the IIS Installation Path

By default Internet Information Services (IIS) is installed in c:\Inetpub\wwwroot folder. For security reasons, you should move it to another location, such as a different drive or partition. During installation you are not given...