Gather IIS logs from your IIS servers

I needed a quick way to gather all IIS logfile locations in several SharePoint farms. IIS has a nasty way to reference to numbers instead of names in their logging directory structure, so you need to watch the Advanced Settings panel in IIS to figure out which logging directory is for which website.

This could be done easier, I thought. And so thought many before me.



“Access Denied” using Trend Micro Officescan 5.58?

A client uses Trend Micro Officescan 5.58. On Windows Server 2000, this works fine, but on Server 2003 it goes awry. Install does not pose any trouble, but after installation, there was no way for me to log into the Officescan’s control panel. The result was a 403 Forbidden: Access Denied error while calling up http://server/officescan/cgi/cgiChkMasterPwd.exe.

A day later, the client came up with the solution: switch on IIS 5.0 isolation mode in Windows Server 2003’s IIS 6.0: