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How many domains can be bound with one SSL certificate?

Let say I have an ASP.NEt application which is bound with more than 10 domains using host headers. Is one certificate is enough for me? or I need more than 1 certificate for each domain? If I need 1 ...
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Performance of IIS+ASP.NET vs (NGINX + FastCGI + Mono or XSP)? [closed]

How much requests each can handle? How many RAM needed? As I remember FastCGI are opened initialized processes, each can handle one request. What about multithreading?
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Intermittent high CPU (100%) on production webserver

X-Post from StackOverflow: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9465123/intermittent-high-cpu-100-on-production-webserver We have a web cluster with 3 web-servers, each with 24 cores & 24GB mem. ...
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Will an IIS reset force cached items to be resent?

I'm trying to develop a strategy to handle cached javascript files, css, images, etc when we release an update to our site. Before I get into implementing version numbers on the javascript files I was ...
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How to check how many users are online?

I administer a ASP.NET website that has decent traffic. In the middle of the day, I sometimes would need to either redeploy the website, change the configuration in the web.config file or make some ...
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The configSource file 'connections.config' is also used in a parent, this is not allowed.

Question: I face the following situation: A ASP.NET .NET 4.0 web-application deployed on machine "vmsomething". The web-application running on IIS 7.5 resides in d:\webs\myapplication on ...
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How to configure IIS Express to ask for client certificate

Does anybody know how to configure IIS Express to require client certificate for access? I'm trying to debug a problematic ASP.NET application which uses client certificates for authentication.
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Windows Server 2008 - IIS 7 - ASP.NET - Does my web server go to sleep? How do I keep it awake?

It seems that my asp.net sites on my web server are very slow to load if they have not been accessed in a while. Does the ASP.NET processor go into suspend or sleep mode if it has gone unused for a ...
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How to show a maintenance page for website when our network is down

We host our ASP.NET web sites internally (within our DMZ). When we are doing network maintenance, etc we would like to have our sites display a maintenance page, but our network is down so our hosting ...
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Requests in IIS' “SendResponse” state stuck for a long time; Slow IIS 7.5/ASP.NET 4.0 web application

I have a set of very beefy, very underutilized servers which are running a couple virtual machines with Windows Server 2008 R2 and IIS 7.5. The problem: Sometimes requests take a very long time to ...
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IIS6: How to troubleshoot a 404 error in an ASP.NET application?

I have an ASP.NET application on a Windows Server 2003/IIS6 that refuses to run for some reason (it's the Xerox Centre, if that info helps). It has been working flawlessly before though on this server....
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Is ASP.NET's Membership system secure enough?

Is the Membership system included in ASP.NET secure enough to use in a real-world web site? Since I'm not interested in creating my own providers, I'm only interested in the providers Microsoft built ...
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ASP.NET app eating memory. Application / Session objects the reason?

So we're stress testing an ASP.NET application developed by an external company. We're doing roughly 50 requests per second, and after about half an hour each of the 48 worker process (w3wp.exe) is up ...
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Mailbox unavailable, client does not have permissions to send as this sender - only the first time

Our users can send emails from our ASP.NET Web application on the click of a button. In our testing environment, there is a strange thing going on. The first time the application tries to send the ...
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Perfmon: which counter identifies that threads are waiting?

While load testing an ASP.NET app, we find that the pages are taking 20-30 sec under heavy load. We suspect this is because the pages are waiting for database calls or web services. Is there a ...
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Could a Microsoft security update make major changes to the IIS configuration like this?

I've recently noticed a number of significant changes to my IIS configuration, some of which have major implications. I've dug through the daily backups and found that the change coincides with the ...
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How do I secure a .NET (MVC) website prior to launch?

I have a .NET (MVC2) website that is in development. I have deployed it to some production infrastructure, and tested it over the internet with anonymous access (as it will be once it is live) and it ...
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Installing mod_mono on Ubuntu: handler doesn't seem to get registered

I'm trying to install mod_mono on Apache 2 (Prefork MPM). I'm using Ubuntu Karmic, and just want an auto-hosting setup (so that any .aspx files are executed, similar to how PHP is normally setup). I ...
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IIS - CPU Usage Gradually Increases Over Several Days Until 100%

The picture explains it all. We have had a problem with an IIS MVC 5 website hosted on Microsoft Azure over the last several months. The site appears to continually eat up CPU over a few days until it ...
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Cannot start IIS - how do I find what is running on port 80?

This is on a Windows Vista machine running IIS 7. Trying to start Default Web Site, but it says: "The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process? If I change binding ...
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Do I really need Exchange Server?

My company got a app that we develop, a big part is the email function on it(sending only). So far we have been able to handle everything on just regular smtp service(in house so to speak) in the ...
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ASP.NET Future on linux?

I was wondering. What do you guys think about ASP.NET future on linux? I dont know much about IIS and i know some things about linux. I dont want to program anything in php and while searching for ...
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how does NewRelic work by simply installing .Net agent?

Yesterday, I decided to give NewRelic a try. I signed up for a free account, and installed the .Net agent, and restarted IIS as instructed. Immediately, this agent started showing up a wealth of ...
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What differences are between IIS 7.0 and IIS 7.5?

I thought that IIS 7.0 and IIS 7.5 have (from the application developer point of view) nearly same features. Then, I found that certain features are not working on IIS 7.0. Are there more features ...
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Backup database at certain intervals?

My client would like to have the database backed up several times per day, as well as the ability to backup the database manually. I've created a page to backup the database manually, it just calls a ...
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IIS on localhost is very slow

I am using IIS7 on Windows Vista dual core cpu. The first time hit on a WCF service or an ASP.NET webform sometimes takes way longer than a minute which is not really acceptable for me. I configured ...
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Multiple SSL certificates to access one ASP.NET application in IIS

1 Hi, I have an ASP.NET application that's currently accessible via a single domain name, with an SSL certificate. We'd like to be able to access the same application via a second domain name. The ...
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New Session Failed

We've started to see instances on our Intranet server where for any page the server just responds with the error page 'HTTP/1.1 New Session Failed'. It seems we can fix it by running IISRESET but this ...
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Even admin cant register ASP.NET 4

When I try running the following command, logged in as admin, I get the accompanying error: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319>aspnet_regiis -i An error has occurred: 0x8007b799 You ...
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Secure IIS/MS-SQL [closed]

I have Windows Server 2008, with IIS 7.5 and SQL Server 2008. I want to install DotNetNuke which is an ASP.NET application. What are the necessary precautions to not to get pwn3d.
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How do I install Informix ODBC on Windows Server 2003/2008?

I installed the Informix Client SDK on my PC (32 bit) and on the server. I could create an ODBC connection on my PC easily, but on both Windows 2003 and 2008 (64 bit) I can't. I don't know if there ...
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Simple issue regarding date formats

We are hosting a website that when browsed to locally loads up fine but if you browse to it externally you get Conversion from string "1/15/2010 8:46:01 AM" to type 'Date' is not valid. What do I ...
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SQL Server 2008 login problem with ASP.NET application: Failed to open the explicitly specified database

I am running SQL Server 2008 Express Edition on Windows Server 2008 with an ASP.NET application which must access the server. The ASP.NET application is associated with an application pool that runs ...
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Disable .net completely in a IIS6 Application Pool

we're managing some web sites for our clients on our servers, some running Windows Server 2003 R2 and others running 2008 R2. In Windows Server 2008 R2, we can disable completely .NET framework usage ...
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Best Practice for Setting Up Secure Website [closed]

When Jeff and the StackOverflow team were interviewed on Hanselminutes last fall, Scott was critical of some of the decisions that were made with respect to securing the StackOverflow servers. My ...
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Server Error on asmx application trying different file

Right now I'm trying to bring back to life an existing IIS server (I have the files from a broken server). After selecting the root, several ASP files work correctly, but I have an application with ...
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How do I prevent IIS 8 from stopping idle ASP.NET applications?

I have an asp.net application running on Windows 2012 in IIS 8 that has a very time consuming application start process (essentially the code running in the Application_Start() event can take up to 2 ...
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Getting 404.2 Error on IIS 7.0

I'm getting the following error when trying view my freshly deployed application on IIS 7.0 on a Windows Server Standard server with Service Pack 2: HTTP Error 404.2 - Not Found The page you are ...
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Should i use processModel autoConfig=“true” for my production server?

Should i use processModel autoConfig="true" for my production server or should i customize values for processmodel? Edit I do have slowdowns. The CPU is maxing out. The app itself is not that CPU ...
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Emails are being rejected by some email providers

I have this asp.net application that sends out emails. The SMTP server is iis6. The emails are being sent on behalf of our application users and they have different domain names. Most of the email ...
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High CPU usage of IIS process (w3wp.exe) because of many slow clr.dll!CopyPDBs

I am using Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise with IIS 7.5, hosting ASP.NET MVC 5 applications. I've noticed lately that one of the w3wp.exe processes is using extremely high CPU bandwidth: After ...
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SQL Server 2012 Management Studio Express - no server

I am having trouble with SQL Server 2012 Management Studio. There is no server name. Earlier I installed the 2008 version but something wasn't right so I uninstalled and installed 2012. Upon ...
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Cannot get IIS7 to send cookies to IE

I have a web application that I have created that uses the basic asp.net authentication. The authentication systems are working fine code-wise, however I cannot get IIS7 to send the cookies to IE web ...
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How to calculate web server traffic?

We have an asp.net web server application and web service,which will be hosted in the same server. Customer's IT team has asked us what is the expected no.of traffic on the web server. How do I ...
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Is ASP.NET debug mode a security risk?

Turning off debug mode in ASP.NET is one of the things that's mentioned even in the most beginner tutorials on ASP.NET security. Unfortunately, in website projects debug mode is the only way to obtain ...
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Two application pools or root virtual directories under one site

This might sound like a very dumb question, so let me first say what I want to achieve and then proceed to my question on how I'd envision something like this working. I am trying to achieve ...
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What is this user name for and how did it get created?

When I created a website named Portal on my IIS 7.5 on the website permissions->security I got this user. What is its purpose? From what I have read the ApplicationPool runs under NetworkService ...
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IIS 7.5 truncating POST body containing JSON data with ASP.NET MVC 3

I'm facing a problem which I hope is a configuration thing with IIS but is right now giving a lot of trouble. Basically I have a controller that accepts a JSON and does some processing. While it ...
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How much memory w3wp.exe consume

I have 32 gb ram on my server, And my w3wp.exe process crashes when it reaches around 1gb of memory. I monitored it through task manager. It is a 64 bit machine (Browser Requests are not responded ...
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App Pool limitations

We currently have about 600 .net sites in a single app pool. We're starting to get out of memory exceptions and have to recycle the app pool to fix the problem. I know it's generally a good idea to ...