web.config rules for everything

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10 URL Rewriting Tips and Tricks

This post describes some of the tips and tricks that one may find useful when solving URL-based problems for their web server or web site. Each tip/trick has a description of a problem and then an example of how it can be solved with IIS 7 URL Rewrite Module.

  1. Add or Remove Trailing Slash
  2. Enforce Lower Case URLs
  3. Canonical Hostnames
  4. Redirect to HTTPS
  5. Return HTTP 503 Status Code in Response
  6. Prevent Image Hotlinking
  7. Reverse Proxy to Another Site/Server
  8. Preserve Protocol Prefix in Reverse Proxy
  9. Rewrite/Redirect Based on Query String Parameter
  10. Avoid Rewriting of Requests for ASP.NET Web Resources

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ICANN e-mails

prohosting120x60When you have your own domainname, you will start receiving e-mails about the registration. Some are spam, some are legit. When to take action? Let’s be clear:

Any offer or e-mail about renewing, expiration notices, or about listing in a business directory or search engine, other than e-mails from your own provider, is SPAM!

Any e-mail from ICANN (ERRP / WDRP) or SIDN are just reminders, at the end of your registration year, or to keep your details up to date. Good to know, but ignore these mails. When registering a domain with MyBrain.biz, your domain registration will automatically be renewed every year.

Any other questions? Contact My Brain!

Domain Names = Real Estate

weakest-linkLike your office or your house; Your domain name is the address where people can find you. Like real estate, not all addresses are available, and some addresses are more expensive than others.

It used to be easy: You registered a .com for international business, .org for organisations, or .nl if you only operate in the Netherlands, plus Continue reading Domain Names = Real Estate