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February, 2010

  • 18 February

    Test Windows Server 2008 with MBSA

    Microsoft provides a tool for Windows Server 2008 that tests for security misconfiguration. It comes with a graphical interface and a command line interface for both local and remote scans. It looks for vulnerabilities, performs assessment checks, and checks SQL Server 2005. In addition to Windows Server 2008, MBSA runs …

  • 3 February

    Web server round-up

    Over the past year, we have discussed several web servers. For your convenience, here is a quick list of each one we have already mentioned, as well as a couple we did not, including links to their project sites. Apache – This is the most widely used and the one …

January, 2010

  • 29 January

    How to enable HTTPS on a Windows server

    SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer and is the underlying technology that enables a website to use the HTTPS protocol. Why is this important? A website with an HTTPS URL provides website visitors with a secure connection for private transactions. It is essential for any type of online sales or …

  • 19 January

    Remotely managing your Windows web server

    Question: How do I setup remote management of an IIS 7 server on Windows Server 2008? Answer: By default, remote management is turned off. Therefore, you must turn it on before you can use any of its features. Although IIS is available for Vista and other versions of Microsoft Windows, …

  • 18 January

    How do I install FTP on IIS 7.5

    Question: How do I install FTP on IIS 7.5 in Windows? Answer: IIS (Internet Information Service) is a set of Microsoft’s Internet-based services. As a web server, it is second only to Apache HTTP Server, serving 29% of all websites. In addition to HTTP services, it also includes FTP. On …