John Saunders
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Why can't some websites be shown without the "www" in the URL?
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It's because the "www." is part of the DNS name that resolves to their web server's addresses. The ones that don't have "www." don't have it as part of their DNS name.

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What resources on OpenVMS Performance Management do you recommend?
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7 votes

One answer: OpenVMS Performance Management and maybe other stuff at HP OpenVMS Systems.

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IIS, is there another way?
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5 votes

You need to learn IIS, or else you need to leave IIS to the professionals. I recommend you don't look for a technological solution to a training problem.

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What are the best practices in deciding what to lock down and what to allow with corporate users?
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I second sysadmin1138 in terms of buy-in, but there's another reason to get input - depending on your organization, you may not actually know enough about what all your users do every day in their ...

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IIS7 application pool Framework version 3.5 missing
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The above two answers are true. Additionally, note this means there is no reason not to "upgrade" to .NET 3.5 (SP1). As far as existing .NET 2.0 code is concerned, this release is just a service pack (...

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How Do I Migrate a Single Application from IIS6 to IIS7?
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Here is the command that just got through working for me: msdeploy -verb:sync -source:metakey=lm/w3svc/1,computerName=original,encryptPassword="pwd",includeAcls=true -disableLink:...

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How secure are passwords with under 20 characters length?
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Consider that an eight-character password may be remembered. A 20-character password will be written down. And then someone can read it.

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What level of documentation do you expect to be provided to you by developers?
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A follow-on question would be: what happens when (not if) the developers don't supply sufficient documentation? I recommend that IT have the ability to enter defect reports against the software, ...

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Microsoft SQL Server API
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When you say "URL Rewriting" do you really mean "URL"? Because I wasn't aware that SQL Server was ever accessed by URL. If you meant that as an analogy, could you please clarify?

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Is Vanilla Powershell Enough of a Language for Windows & DB Server Admins?
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By itself and on your own, PowerShell is not enough. But PowerShell is not alone, and neither are you. There are extensions such as John D. Cook mentions above, as well as a vibrant community sharing ...

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Howto monitor traffic between IIS and MSSQL
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You'll also want to understand that traffic doesn't flow between "IIS" and SQL Server. It will be flowing between one of the worker processes managed by IIS and SQL Server. This means you'll want to ...

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How is server http response received by a local machine on a LAN?
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The HTTP protocol operates on top of the TCP protocol, which operates on top of the IP protocol. TCP is a connection-oriented protocol, which means that a connection must be created before the client ...

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What should be excluded from a virus scan on a Microsoft based server (IIS, MSSQL, etc.)?
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I used to see problems with some anti-virus programs when scanning ASP.NET web sites. They could lock files that needed to be writable, especially in the case of files that are built and/or compiled ...

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Replaying SQL Server transaction logs on changed db schema
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Question Rewritten after Clarification I voted to move this to serverfault.com. They need to tell you that you misread Backup Log with Truncate_Only: Like a Bear Trap. Note the part about "with ...

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SharePoint Service setup tutorial
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George, do you know about TechNet?

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Computer Browser service not unstalled and not installable
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Run the Services applet (or right-click "My Computer" and choose "Manage", then click Services). I don't think that service can be uninstalled, so it must simply be stopped.

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