Category: IIS

Web Farm Framework Architecture

I am very excited about the Web Farm Framework (WFF). Having administered many web farms in my past, this technology resolves a lot of the activities which where a burden. This blog will show a standard architectural configuration of a WFF environment. Figure 1 shows the controller server, the primary server and the multiple secondary […]

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Enable and Activate Failed Request Tracing Rules

IIS Benjamin Perkins

There is a new troubleshooting capability available in IIS 7, it is called Failed Request Tracing Rules. It provides a lot of very useful information which can help pinpoint the cause of performance problem or error. At the moment it is not installed by default and you may see the setting as shown in Figure […]

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Modify the Request Queue Limit, requestQueueLimit or Queue Length in IIS

IIS Benjamin Perkins

When optimizing and tuning an ASP.NET application you may want to increase the value of the requestQueueLimit. The requestQueueLimit is the maximum number of requests that can be queued by an ASP.NET process before errors get returned to the client. Modify Request Queue Limit within the Aspnet.config Below, the requestQueueLimit is configured in the Aspnet.config […]

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