Webfarming on Windows Server 2003 & 2008

http://www.west-wind.com/presentations/loadbalancing/networkloadbalancingwindows2003.asp This guide is a very comprehensive walk-through on several key points on creating webserver farms, both in 2003 but this is also still relevant in 2008 (R2) A small pointer here is that also there is an old MS article which states you should make a binding of you cluster IP on your IIS […]

Pending Reboot

If you are running into issues with unexpected “Pending Reboot” status on a Windows box it’s worth while to check the following key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager should contain a key named “PendingFileRenameOperations” which is a REG_MULTI_SZ key. This contains the pointers to all files currently being updated. This key can, in some cases, get poluted by […]