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IIS WebLimits not being respected

So I've configured IIS8.5 on Win 8.1, like so: appcmd.exe set config -section:system.applicationHost/webLimits /connectionTimeout:"00:00:03" /commit:apphost I've verified that the setting appears ...
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Configure IIS to be used in an intranet with a specific IP

I work on this company where I was asked to develop a helpdesk, now the problem is that I have been asked to configure the webserver on which I will be hosting this helpdesk, internally only. Since ...
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How do I disable or force certain ciphers to be used with IIS 8 on Windows Server 2012 R2?

I figured that disabling ciphers would be the same as it was for Windows Server 2008 but it seems not. I do not have any entries in the various SCHANNEL subdirectories in the registry where your ...
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1answer
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Configuring IIS without inetmgr [closed]

I have Windows 7 Home Basic on my laptop. I installed Visual Studio and IIS. I want to use IIS for development purposes. I need to make two things: Mapping the domain name on localhost to the file ...
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1answer
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IIS7 responds with a 404 when extension is not listed in the Mime Types. Can't IIS simply serve the file as a default type?

How do I configure IIS to return files whether or not they are listed in the Mime Types list? It doesn't make sense for IIS to return a 404 when the file exists.
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1answer
154 views

IIS and IP configuration - somewhat complicated issue

I am using client - server software called XSockets. I can run it on my local computer, but I cannot on my web server. This is my home configuration (win7 IIS7): myDomainName.com points directly ...
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2answers
333 views

IIS 7: launch unique site instance per host name

Is it possible to configure IIS 7 so that a single site with multiple bindings (or wildcard bindings) will launch a unique instance for each unique host name? To explain why this is desirable, we ...
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1answer
322 views

IIS: Cookieless session-id encoded as url parameter instead of middle of the url?

When IIS (7.5) is set to store the session-id cookieless, it stores it in the middle of the url like this: http://yourserver/folder/(S(0nbx3kusz4pfjvq0bu3ab4zo))/default.aspx Is it possible to ...
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1answer
151 views

IIS 7 file permissions error

I keep getting the following error: c:\Windows\System32\inetsrv>appcmd set site /site.name:"WebVTS" /+bindings.[prot ocol='https',bindingInformation='*:443:webvts.mprinc.com'] ERROR ( ...
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2answers
758 views

Running IIS 7.5 on 64-bit, but which config file to edit?

We just migrated our old Windows 2003 server to Windows 2008 64-bit, so we are trying to get used to the newer IIS. We have a lot of changes to make concerning things like MIME types, etc and figured ...
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1answer
2k views

Disabling all overrideModeDefault=“Deny” in applicationHost.config

Given a server's only role is to be a webserver, and the server is only for hosting dedicated applications there is no kind of collocation / user manageable websites. Is there really any purpose to ...
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How do I troubleshoot a page not found error when configuring IIS6 Windows Server 2003? [Page Not Found]

I have configured IIS6 in my windows server 2003 with this link: http://www.simongibson.com/intranet/iis6/ After that I create a new web site inside Web Sites directory. Inside the physical path I ...
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2answers
72 views

404 error while trying to access on 443 port

I'm trying to access my site on the dev box via https and I'm getting a 404 - 443 is configured correctly - this is a 2008 r2 box with iis 6.1. application runs fine on local box - where should I ...
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471 views

IIS 7.5: How do I compare the configuration of two “applications”?

On my Windows 7 dev machine, I have two applications configured on IIS 7.5: Both have the same web.config, but one of them works and the other doesn't (no HTTP reply, browser keeps waiting forever). ...
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4answers
3k views

Directly editing IIS 7 applicationHost.config configuration file

I know that IIS 7+ now uses XML config files instead of the metabase. I also know that if I edit a web.config file for a given site, IIS automagically detects the changes and implements any ...
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1answer
327 views

IIS Configuration Management… Alternatives to MSDeploy and Web Farm Framework?

In my experience both IIS Web Farm Framework and MSDeploy is doing a really poor job of managing configurations between servers. While the idea behind the Web Farm Framework and MSDeploy is awesome, ...
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356 views

IIS ASP Configuration - Old ASP

We are using IIS 7.0. I have created a website, and set the permissions for share. I am able to read a text file remotely through IE using our URL to the website. However, I am not able to connect to ...
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Setup IIS 7.5 with multiple website bindings and SSL?

On IIS 7.5 I am trying to achieve this with two websites: Default Web Site is bound to: (blank host header port 80 - http) (blank host header port 443 - https) go.example.com www71.example.com the ...
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1answer
4k views

ASP.NET custom configuration section declaration breaks IIS Manager Configuration Editor

I have a simple .NET custom configuration component that allows me to specify a custom configuration group and section in my ASP.NET 2.0 (the web project targets .NET Framework 3.5) web application's ...
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IIS Configuration changes break third party-app

I'm using a third party app build on asp.net. It runs on Server 2003/IIS6. I changed the way that app pools are recycled. After this happened the third party application stopped working. Specifically ...
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1answer
931 views

Can IIS Express 7.5 run multiple sites/appools defined in applicationhost.config?

I've defined 2 sites in the corresponding applicationhost.config file and try run them using IIS Express from the command line. Unfortunately I'm only able to start one site at the time. My 2 ...
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1answer
3k views

Configuring WebService in IIS 7.5 & Windows 7 Enterprise

I'm new to Windows 7 as well as IIS 7.5 (Version:7.5.7600.16385). I need to host a webservice on this machine now. This was working perfectly Ok in my old Windows XP machine, but I'm kind of confused ...
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1answer
797 views

IIS Handler Mappings

Given multiple handler mappings are configured to handle a request, in IIS, what is the algorithm for determining which one is used to serve the response?
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Will changing applicationHost.config cause IIS7 restart?

If I make a change to the file: %windir%\system32\inetsrv\config\applicationHost.config and update it with a change resulting in a valid config, will it cause IIS7 to restart and force restarts on ...
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1answer
358 views

IIS7 hangs on requests while uploading file

I am setting up a small ASP.net application on an IIS 7 server, but I have a small problem. A part of the application is uploading large files using a simple upload form. The problem is that, when I ...
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1answer
315 views

can't add connections to IIS 7 in windows 7 ultimate

I enabled IIS but I can't add connections to IIS 7 in windows 7 ultimate. Under File it just has "save connections" which is disabled/'greyed out' and exit. Following picture is just to clarify:
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176 views

configure IIS7 (forwarding web server) to insert a special header

How can I configure IIS7 (which is acting as a forwarding web server to another server) to insert a special HTTP request header before forwarding. I want this request header to have a custom name and ...
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1answer
34 views

Please help setting up IIS

I am new to IIS and have a Windows 2008 R2 web server called MYWEBSERVER. I have a new website called foo I want to deploy to it and I want to know how I can deploy it so that it can be accessed like ...
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2answers
492 views

How can I make CRM 4.0 Internet Accessible?

I have inherited a group of servers that I am now administrating full-time. We have a CRM 4.0 installation that is installed on one of the DCs in the local domain. The CRM database, however, is stored ...
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1answer
503 views

Using the same machineKey across two web farms

We have two separate NLB web farms. The first farm runs an app that delivers content to the customer facing application on the second NLB. We've noticed a single Cryptographic error in our logs ...
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3answers
6k views

IIS Configuration Synchronization for Web Server Farm?

I'm wondering if there is any good/easy way to get the IIS configurations synchronized? I'm going to be setting up a pair of IIS Servers with Network Load Balancing. I can get the data files (html, ...
2
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3answers
1k views

How to compare two IIS 6 configurations

When I have two different machines with IIS 6, let's say for testing and production: Is there a way to compare all settings (App-Pools, Web Service Extensions, ...)? Or even better: automatically ...
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5answers
192 views

What's the silliest configuration mistake you ever made? [closed]

You are a System Admin/Consultant and you have to deploy an application working fine on dev machine, but as soon as you deploy it on the production machine it does not work. What is the silliest ...
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1answer
191 views

How do I hide 'non-delegated' features in IIS 7?

I'm configuring Feature Delegation on IIS 7.0 to allow some customers to use IIS Manager for Remote Administration to configure their sites. There are some features where I want to remove delegation ...
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1answer
56 views

IIS: prevent new directories over FTP

At work we're using plain vanilla FTP by IIS to accept images from photographers. Each user has a folder, and each user-folder has ready-made folders for each print format we offer. Prints are ...
2
votes
1answer
58 views

Options for centralized IIS 6.0 management

I manage several IIS 6.0 web servers for many different sites, most of which are set up in a load balanced configuration, which requires the same IIS admin procedure to be duplicated across N number ...
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2answers
1k views

How to simulate htaccess for auth with IIS without having access to the server config?

I need to put a website on windows server IIS, i'd like to use basic authentification like i'd do with Apache, with the .htaccess / .htpasswd I read here & there, that i could do this through the ...
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1answer
930 views

Is there way to tell IIS7 Manager modify handlers in applicationHost.config?

Whenever I add a Handler Mapping for a website in IIS7 Manager it always adds the handler to the site's local web.config file. Is there a way to tell the manager to only add the handler mapping to ...
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2answers
3k views

How to setup an App_Code virtual directory in IIS7?

In IIS6 you can't setup the App_Code directory as a virtual directory. However, I found that you can setup a virtual directory within the App_Code directory and IIS6 will compile the code into the ...
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3answers
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IIS 6 SMTP Configuration

I'm having a problem setting up IIS 6's SMTP service. I configured it with the options that made the most sense to me (I have zero IIS experience) and no mail is being sent. I telnetted into the ...
2
votes
1answer
637 views

How do I reference a site by ID using IIS7 APPCMD?

I know how to reference a site by name to stop and start it? For example: appcmd stop site /site.name:"Microsoft SharePoint Administration" How do I reference a site using its IIS ID? I tried these ...
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248 views

Getting a new website to work correctly on IIS

This is probably a really simple question but it's causing us problems. We have a small company intranet with office staff and students who attend our school. We wish to give the students access to ...
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2answers
2k views

How to allow untrusted providers in IIS7?

I need to allow untrusted providers in IIS7. I think that this is accomplished by editing the trustedProviders section of Administrator.config, but I don't know exactly how to do this. I want to do ...
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2answers
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IIS7 doesn't see my default document - HTTP Error 403.14

I keep getting an HTTP Error 403.14 when I browse to http://localhost/. According to MSDN this is a problem with the default document setting, and the configuration doesn't allow a directory listing. ...
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1answer
170 views

Remote HTTP connections IIS7

How do I allow remote connections from WAN to IIS? I've already set port forwarding. When I try nmap from remote machine I see port 80 open, but every connection results in timeout. Firewall is also ...