IIS

How to Setup IIS for SSL Perfect Forward Secrecy and TLS 1.2

An often overseen action is to lock down Internet¬†Information Services. You can increases security of SSL connections to your server by disabling insecure SSL2 and SSL3 and all insecure and weak ciphers that a browser may fall-back, too. I recently found a great PowerShell script, which can help implement the …

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How to Encrypt Password in web.config files

This post is a small how to guide, on how to encrypt sensitive information in a web.config and in my specific case username and password for a service account used by the Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) services, such as MFA User Portal and MFA Mobile App web services. In my …

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IIS Express 7.5 and WebMatrix Released

Microsoft has released IIS Express 7.5 and WebMatrix and made them available as free download. WebMatrix is a complete Web development stack for pragmatic developers. WebMatrix is the IDE which elegantly integrates a Web server (IIS Express), database (SQL Compact) and programming frameworks (ASP.NET and PHP) into a single, integrated …

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