Media file indexing broken in Synology DSM 5.0

Having just updated my Synology DS213j to DSM 5.0 I discovered that new media files were no longer being indexed.

This in turn meant my DLNA was worthless, since new content would never index and thus never show.

Apparently this issue only occurs when you have encrypted at least one shared folder (even though it’s not used for media files, and not configured to be indexed)

Synology has yet to come up with a proper fix for this, so until they do you can fix it like this:

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Tuning IIS 7 for static content

Having an IIS serve static content is an excellent idea, however out-of-the-box it performs horribly for the job.
Read here how to archive a factor 20 improvement of the performance, by doing nothing but configuration.

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