I want to host my websites off a mapped drive for faster DR in the event of O/S failure.
However I am lazy and do not wish to reconfigure all my IIS settings to use a network share. I'd much rather I rename my current data drive (e) to something else and map a new drive (e) to the files on a network share. However IIS won't play ball and refuses to see the map drive, no doubt by perverse design.
I either need a way of telling IIS to STFU and serve files off my mapped drives, or a way of mapping a drive, maybe at boot that windows cannot distinguish from a local drive.
Today I came across an interesting issue that had me pulling my hair out. I was troubleshooting a new internal web site which uses integrated security instead of anonymous. When browsing the site from my laptop, I was able to access it with no iss…
What is an ISAPI filter?
• It's an assembly (.dll file) that can add or change the way IIS works.
• They can be enabled globally for your web server or on a site-by-site basis.
When the IIS server receives a request, enabling the ISAPI fi…
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