I worked with a customer recently who needed to set up an HTTP redirection using the Error Pages in IIS 7.5. After setting up a custom error page with a static resource for an HTTP 401.1 error code, the redirection still showed the default IIS 401.1 page. We had to work to determine the cause
This article points to resources showing how to redirect HTTP to HTTPS on Microsoft IIS 7 and 7.5. We are often asked how to redirect non-secure HTTP requests to secure requests on HTTPS using SSL. You can redirect HTTP requests to secure HTTPS request over SSL using the URL Rewrite module in IIS 7 and 7.5. At
I recently was working on a customer implementation of our PeopleProvision solution and I needed to create a new Exchange mailbox for new user accounts in Active Directory. Our customer uses Exchange 2007 and, after installing the Exchange Management Shell that includes PowerShell cmdlets used to create mailboxes, the system seemed ready to go. I kept
We officially launched our Microsoft IISADMPWD Replacement Tool today. Our simple solution addresses several issues with previous versions of IISADMPWD and allows you to delegate Windows password changes for web applications running on IIS 7 and later. The new solution provides lots of value to allow users to self manage passwords. You can get more
Many organizations have employed Microsoft’s IISADMPWD tool to allow password changes in Active Directory for web applications. Originally intended as the way to change passwords for access in Outlook Web Access (OWA), IISADMPWD became quite a useful solution for any organization that wanted to delegate access to Active Directory password changes via a web application.
When writing web applications, you often must grant permissions to an application to do something on other machines in a Windows domain or forest. IIS 6, 7 and 7.5 all allow you to configure IIS application pools to run under specific, rather secure identities like NETWORK SERVICE and the Application Pool Identity. When accessing resources
We have a customer that hosts one of our web applications on Windows Server 2003/IIS 6. During a support session recently, I noticed that the customer has a unique setup that I had not seen before. To preserve legacy URLs, the customer deploys this application as a virtual directory under the IIS Default Web Site.
WebAD produces web applications to help you manage your Active Directory environment and we’ve used ASP.NET since version 1.0 of the .NET Framework. In that time we’ve seen lots of great innovations in both the IIS hosting platform and the ASP.NET run-time environment. Sometimes these innovations come at a cost of breaking your current application,
I posted about Microsoft’s IISADMPWD tool and IIS 7 issues recently. The IISADMPWD tool allows Active Directory users to change AD password in versions of IIS prior to IIS 7 and the primary intent of this tool is to allow Outlook Web Access users before Exchange 2007 to change their AD password. Changes to IIS