Provision IIS artifacts (AppPool, Website) inside of an SSIS-package.
I use WinSCP for connections to remote linux-servers. WinSCP has a nice feature which allows the user to define custom commands. One pre-defined command is “File Compare”. It allows the comparision of local and remote files. The default-setting is not very comfortable. I simply added the following “code” as custom command. "C:\Program Files (x86)\WinMerge\WinMergeU.exe" /u […]
To allow an easy management of hardlinks and junctions via the windows-explorer Hermann Schinagl provides a nice shell-extension.