Category Archive: Internet Information Services (IIS)

Nov 06

How to: Improve the performance / speed of WordPress sites running in IIS

How to: Improve the performance / speed of WordPress running in IIS To be entirely honest I am still struggling with this topic. However I have identified a few points that should help improve the performance / speed of a WordPress site running in IIS. Now, if a distinction should be made it would be …

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Nov 06

How to: Configure Central Certificate Store (CCS) with IIS 8 (Windows Server 2012)

How to: Configure Central Certificate Store (CCS) with IIS 8 (Windows Server 2012) There are a few things you might run across as you try to develop a web farm that has to share SSL Certificates, one of them is the Central Certificate Store. What is CCS? Central Certificate Store or Centralized SSL Certificate Support …

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Nov 05

How to: Resolve error “The Module DLL C:WindowsSystem32inetsrvlogcust.dll failed to load. The data is the error.”

How to: Resolve error “The Module DLL C:WindowsSystem32inetsrvlogcust.dll failed to load. ┬áThe data is the error.” This error might be caused for a number of reasons, but generally speaking the resolution is pretty simple. LogCust.Dll is a library used to log custom errors. There are a few IIS components like “Custom Logs” that depend on …

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Nov 05

How to: Resolve error “Faulting application name: w3wp.exe, Faulting module name: ntdll.dll, Unable to create log file”

How to: Resolve error “Faulting application name: w3wp.exe, Faulting module name: ntdll.dll, Unable to create log file” To save people some time the error “Faulting application name: w3wp.exe” refers to an issue with IIS, while the error “Faulting module name: ntdll.dll” is incredibly generic it could be so many things, so you really need to …

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Oct 25

How to: Get full metrics including Bandwidth and/or Referral Information on SmarterStats

How to: Get full metrics including Bandwidth and/or Referral Information on SmarterStats By default IIS 8.5 does not provide on its log file enough information for SmarterStats to calculate bandwidth utilization and Referral information. However, enabling the logs to include this information is fairly simple, the hardest thing is knowing why you were not getting …

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