Move WordPress to a new IIS 8.5 Server

WordPress has become the defacto standard for blogging software with applications that extend beyond that.  Now with Web Platform Installer (WPI) working so well and being so seamless in IIS 7 and above, WordPress can easily be installed and run on modern Windows servers.  Due to the ease of installation, management, upgradability, and flexibility, I myself have moved most of my sites

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Require Client Certificates in IIS 7.5

Systems administrators often mistakenly correlate client certificates with SSL server certificates.  Here is a great post from David Dietz that helps clear up some of the misconceptions.  Now that you have a basic understanding on how client certificates work, let’s take a look at how to implement requiring client certificates on an IIS 7.5 site. Your first thought is probably

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