What is IIS Express?

What is IIS Express? How It Works, Tutorials, and More

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Previously, when developers built and tested ASP.Net sites and applications, they use one of these two servers: Visual Studio’s ASP.NET Development Server and the Windows’ IIS Web Server. Each option has its pros and cons. Then, an increasing number of developers expressed their desire to have a server that exhibits the characteristics of user-friendly ASP.NET Development Server along with the …

Inetpub

What is Inetpub? How the Inetpub Folder Works, Avoiding Vulnerabilities, and More

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We often mention inetpub in the process of explaining different development processes and tricks, such as in this post on how to view IIS logs on Windows and Azure. Because it’s important to understand how the inetpub folder works, the advantages of doing your development work there, and how to avoid potential vulnerabilities, we thought we’d take a closer look at …

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Where Are IIS Log Files Located? How to View IIS Logs on Windows & Azure

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Not sure where your IIS log files are located? No problem! No worries, no SPAM. Opt-out anytime. For a standard Windows Server, the default log location is: %SystemDrive%\inetpub\logs\LogFiles If your IIS logs are not stored in the default location, follow these directions below to look up where they are currently being stored. We also have directions below for Azure App …

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IIS Logs, Error Logs and More – 6 Ways to Find Failed ASP.NET Requests

Matt Watson Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Your web application is throwing some sort of error or invalid response. Do you know how to troubleshoot IIS or ASP.NET errors on your servers? Luckily, Windows and ASP.NET provide several different logs where failed requests are logged beyond simple IIS logs. No worries, no SPAM. Opt-out anytime.   Get to Know the 4 Different IIS Logs You are probably …