IIS7 FastCGITimeouts

I recently had a problem with FastCGI timeouts and IIS7. After a bit of poking around I fixed the problem by running:

%windir%system32inetsrvappcmd set config -section:system.webServer/fastCgi /[fullPath=’c:{php_folder}php-cgi.exe’].ActivityTimeout:XXXX

where XXXX was the new timeout value in seconds.

PHP and IIS7: Easier than ever

The FASTEST and EASIEST way to install PHP on IIS is using Microsoft’s Web Platform installer. It completely automates setting up IIS, FastCGI and the latest version of PHP from the php.net site. To install it, just click this button:
If you don’t have Web PI v2 installed, you will be prompted to install it. Once installed, the tool will launch. You can either navigate to the “Web Platform” tab and select “PHP” under “Framework and Runtimes” customize link, or close your browser, re-open to this blog and click the button again to launch the tool directly into PHP install.

Don’t forget to test it out with