FTP 7.5 using virtual host names in IIS7

With regards to creating an FTP publishing site in IIS7, I was initially confused by the term “virtual host names”. My intuitive but incorrect assumption was that the FTP server would be able to look at the host name used to contact the server, and redirect the authorized user accordingly.

The Virtual Host Name is not at all similar to the website’s Host Header Name. Instead of acting on the FTP host, it acts on the FTP user. Read More »

How to install ASP.NET v1.1 with IIS7 on Windows 2008 x64

We are migrating from Windows 2003 running IIS6 to Windows 2008 running IIS7. Unfortunately, we have a lot of websites running on the .NET 1.1 framework. The following article has great step-by-step instructions for getting 1.1 running on IIS7:

http://blogs.iis.net/bills/archive/2008/06/02/installing-asp-net-1-1-with-iis7-on-vista-and-windows-2008.aspx

What has been extremely frustrating is the fact that I could not create an application pool and assign it (via the IIS7 manager) to run the 1.1 framework. There was no v1.1 option in the drop-down menu. Read More »