Tag: IIS

An easy way to generate a self-signed certificate online

You can generate a self-signed certificate online here: http://www.selfsignedcertificate.com/ This will generate a two files – a certificate and a key. If you are using IIS server you need to convert these to .pfx. For this you can use the

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HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable

I recently had a problem with IIS on Windows 7 where trying to access http://localhost on the default port 80 was giving me an error: “HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable” I spent several hours trying to find the

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