Brett Hill

Brett Hill is technical product manager at Microsoft in charge of technical readiness for Microsoft Partners with Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite. He operates and maintains a blog at

Articles by Brett Hill
Web Content-Filtering Solutions
Products that restrict employee Internet access use techniques that range from blocking URLs to making dynamic policy changes on the fly. These 19 Web content-filtering solutions offer you a variety of capabilities and techniques.
How Recycling Works
IIS 6.0 uses a feature called overlapping recycling to recycle worker processes.
A Web Server You Can Count On 1
Features that let you isolate applications and stop and restart applications and processes make IIS 6.0 more reliable than previous versions.
Scripting IIS Administration 6
Automate your most tedious IIS administration tasks with these quick steps.
The Top 10 IIS 6.0 Security Improvements
An IIS expert lists his favorite security features in the new, locked-down version of Microsoft's Web server.
Safeguarding IIS from Attack 2
Here is some IIS security folklore that you should steer clear of and concrete IIS security advice you should heed.
IIS 6.0 Makes URLScan Almost Obsolete 2
Find out more about why you probably don’t need to use URLScan in IIS 6.0
Disabling Socket Pooling to Let Another Service Use Port 80 2
Learn how to let applications use the same port on different IP addresses.
Configuring IIS to Stop Logging Requests for Web Site Graphics
If you have graphic-intensive Web sites, learn how to prevent IIS from logging requests for graphic files.
Renaming IIS 5.0 Servers
Learn whether renaming your IIS 5.0 servers will affect IIS operations.
IIS 6.0 Features 4
Analyze the Web server's new features, including security enhancements and a portable metabase.
Removing ISAPI Filters After Installing IIS
Learn which ISAPI filters you can remove after you install IIS.
IIS Overhauled in Version 6.0 2
IIS 6.0 has a new architecture that makes it faster and more robust. Here's what's changed and how to install the server.
Getting ASP.NET Applications to Function Properly on Visual Studio .NET Systems
Learn why ASP.NET applications might not function properly on Visual Studio .NET systems.
Scheduling IIS Restarts 3
Learn how to schedule IIS to restart at specified time intervals.
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