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Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) News
April 10, 2012
April's Patch Tuesday announcement from Microsoft included four critical bulletins addressing flaws in Windows, Windows Server and Internet Explorer.
May 12, 2005
A Microsoft messaging director explains what happens when an IIS metabase is misconfigured or corrupt.
March 15, 2005
Although Internet Information Services 6 may be the Fort Meade of security compared with IIS 5, there are still several critical holes Microsoft needs to address in its newest Web server solution. Columnist Jonathan Hassell advises Microsoft to ...
May 11, 2004
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