Two New Extension Updates for IIS 7.0 Available 

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A couple of weeks ago, I blogged about IIS Extensions – new functionality for IIS that comes directly from the development team on a continuous basis. Well this week we have two more pre-release Extensions available, and each is a “Go Live” release candidate, meaning that they have reached the last milestone on the step Read more



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In June of this year, we released a beta version of UrlScan 3.0, which can help mitigate SQL injection attacks. Today, we’re happy to announce the final release of UrlScan 3.0 for Internet Information Services (IIS). UrlScan 3.0 is a security tool that restricts the types of HTTP requests that IIS will process. By blocking Read more


But Wait – There’s More! IIS 7.0 Extensions. 

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It might seem like a distant memory now, but when we launched Windows Server 2008 back in February, we made a big deal about the next-generation Web platform included with it: Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0. We spent a lot of time talking about how IIS 7.0 was redesigned in many fundamental ways. For example, Read more


UrlScan 3.0 Beta and Tools to Help Mitigate SQL Injection Attacks 

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Microsoft published a Security Advisory today providing information for developers and Web administrators on ways in which they can mitigate and prevent SQL injection attacks. As you might have seen, there was a spate of such attacks in late April and it caused quite a few headaches for administrators. Remember that SQL injection attacks target Read more


Summer’s Here and So Is the June 2007 CTP 

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MSDN and TechNet subscribers – get your shorts on and your skateboards out!! Windows Server 2008 Technical Beta participants – slip into those bikinis and hit the pool!! That’s right – the June 2007 Community Technology Preview of Windows Server 2008 is here! Okay, so maybe the sunshine has had an effect on me, but Read more


Windows Server 2008 hits the bookshelf 

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Well, it won’t be in book stores for another week, but you can now pre-order “Introducing Windows Server 2008” from MVP and technical author Mitch Tulloch wrote the book with the help of a whole bunch of experts from the Windows Server division. Here’s an excerpt from Mitch’s post: However, this is not the Read more


Windows Server “Longhorn” Beta 3 May Webcast Series 

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Please join us for this 8-part series webcast for Windows Server “Longhorn” Beta 3 in May.  Webcasts will kick off with an overview of what is new in Windows Server “Longhorn” Beta 3.  In addition, this Windows Server “Longhorn” series includes webcasts on Cluster Validation, Internet Information Services 7.0, Network Security, Branch Office, Centralized Application Access, Read more