Posts Tagged ‘ IIS ’


Adding a new WordPress site to an Existing Installation

2017/07/12
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Modified: 2017/06/25

Task You already have a working WordPress (WP) site.  Now, you need to add one more site with a new MySQL database.  This document describes how to add one more database and install a new WP site on the same server. Download Download latest WordPress ZIP package (3.X) and unzip it to your future site location. Open IIS Admin Create a new virtual directory pointing to that location Side Notes – Change root password You need to know existing root user password. Login into MySQL Command Line Client. Select database: use mysql; Reset user password: update user set password=PASSWORD(“NewPassword”) where User=’root'; Allpy new password: flush privileges;   Create a New Database…

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Move IIS inetpub Directory

2017/04/11
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Modified: 2017/03/03
Move IIS inetpub Directory

To keep your operating system completely separate from all the web stuff, it is advisable to move inetpub directory off the root of a %SystemDrive% to a completly different drive. In these sample I am moving IIS from C:\inetpub to x:\inetpub.   Adjust this to your needs. Steps described here were tested on Windows 7 IIS 7.5 and Windows 2008 Server R2 IIS 7.5. Check if your http://localhost/ is working before proceeding.   -01- Stop all IIS-related services Stop services related to IIS: – FTP (if installed) – IIS Admin – SMTP (if installed) – Windows Process Activation (will stop all other IIS services) – WWW (will be stopped by stopping previous…

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IIS Reverse Proxy. It Even Works. Can’t Modify HTTP Response Headers.

2017/03/22
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Modified: 2017/03/03
IIS-Reverse-Proxy

Description of a Problem You have a custom WEB application that runs inside your enterprise on some internal server and on some custom port.  How to make this application accessible from outside through a published HTTP link on port 80?   Proposed Solution On your production IIS server you create a directory that is accessible from outside on port 80.  Then you configure a Reverse Proxy solution described here.  This way neither you, nor your clients have to open custom ports on their firewalls.   How Does It Work IIS server receives HTTP request on port 80 through corporate firewalls. It then translates request according to routing rules to a destination on…

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How to Install WordPress 4.X on Windows 10 and IIS 7.5

2017/03/10
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Modified: 2017/03/03
Pick-IIS-FastCGI-Option

This article is written for those who need to test/evaluate features of new WordPress release on a local machine before rolling it out to all the serves. This article describes running PHP on IIS 7.5 through FastCGI. For best results, reader is required to be able to start and stop services, understand registry manipulations, be comfortable with copy and paste inside a command prompt (Alt+Space, E, P). To achieve better portability, try to match your test machine directory structure as close as possible with your server. Other IIS Features to Pick If you are planning to test old ASP sites on the same machine, you also need to pick: - ASP…

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Movng WordPress Site to a W2K8 Server and IIS7

2010/07/19
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Modified: 2011/03/15
Movng WordPress Site to a W2K8 Server and IIS7

If you like to be in control of all your servers, you would love the gentle nature of WordPress installation.  Installation includes PHP,  MySQL  and  WordPress components.  All steps can be done manually.  Instead of running install, you can just copy files and directories, and make manual configurations adjustments.  It is like labyrinth of  DLL(s) meets the non-DLL world for the first time.   Check IIS7 Installed Components Windows Server 2008 comes with IIS 7.  Windows 7  and Server 2008 R2 come with IIS 7.5. Check that CGI is installed under IIS Roles (Windows Features).   Installing PHP Download and install latest PHP. Warning 1: Pick “nts” (non-thread-safe) package, if you are…

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How to install WordPress 3.0 on XP and IIS 5.1 Manually

2010/07/09
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Modified: 2010/08/09
How to install WordPress 3.0 on XP and IIS 5.1 Manually

If you ever need to transfer your own installation of WordPress from machine to machine, you might need these notes. How to configure a new WordPress install on a new PC and copy My-SQL D/B file.

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