Copy and zip up IIS Logs newer than a certain date

This script will actually work for anything of the form “Copy stuff from static location and zip it up using PowerShell”, however the focus for this article is IIS because IIS logs are huge and...

Recycle Application Pool using WMI via Powershell

Introduction I handle the builds for a particular piece of software at my place of work. I am responsible for deploying any new versions of code to all environments; including but not limited to: Development...

Setting Up WCF with Windows Authentication

Introduction Configuring WCF to do anything for the first time is very time consuming, frustrating and just generally a hassle. My coworker and I mucked through this wonderful WCF configuration experience last night and now...

HTTP Error 503. The Service is unavailable.

This error reads: Service Unavailable – HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable. I’d like to open up by saying what we are all thinking when this happens, “YEAH NO SHIT!” Okay, now that I...