IIS is Internet Information Services, the web server included with Microsoft's Windows Server operating systems. This is a generic tag. Wherever possible please use a *version-specific* tag, such as [iis7], [iis7.5], etc.

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Random/Intermittent PHP require_once error

I have an unusual problem that is hard to nail down to a specific cause. I'm running a WordPress website on PHP 5.6, IIS 8.5 and Windows Server 2012 RT2 In the past and more frequently this week, ...
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How to migrate everything (eg. certificates, configuration) from IIS 7.5 to IIS 8.5?

How to migrate ssl certs and all iis config (custom mime mappings, custom dynamic compression settings, etc etc) for asp.net applications. From win2008 R2 to win2012 R2 (In this situation, it is ...
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Pass authentication from IIS to JBoss

Users can access our intranet website (JBOSS EAP 6) by entering their windows active directory credentials and it works fine. We now want to allow single sign on so users in our intranet don't have ...
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Elevating IIS worker identity to access Memory Mapped File

I need to access a memory mapped file from one of my routes in my Web API. Using the normal IIS worker settings I have no luck and my service always returns "File not found". I tried to add the prefix ...
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Windows laptop running IIS server [on hold]

I Trying to host my website off my windows laptop using IIS. I have brought a domain name off Go Daddy and now trying to use that domain on my website running off iis instead of localhost IP Address. ...
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Windows 2008 R2 ftpes, can't upload files

I've setup an ftpes server (ftp with explicit TLS) on a Windows 2008 R2 Server. I am able to connect but when an upload is finished the file is deleted on the Server and I get this error (with ...
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WhosOn webclient no current visitors

I have posted this question on the support/forum page for WhosOn, but no views so far. Not much help. http://support.whoson.com/forum/post/11036 We have installed WhosOn, a visitor tracking ...
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Setting up revers proxy on IIS 8.5 and Windows 2012 R2 does not work properly in some cases

I have installed Orchard as a CMS on our web server at a different port number. This CMS works fine when I try to access it through localhost. Everything looks normal. However, I'd like to publicize ...
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IIS Load Balance with 2 servers

I have two servers that I would like to use to load balance an application. Ideally, but not a requirement, I could load balance based on URL. But based on my research, that is not something that is ...
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MIME/Content type changed after change in server

This is my first question so I apologize if I my post has any mistakes. I've searched about this issue for close to two days now and I still only am a bit closer than I was before.Here is my problem. ...
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“CustomFields” error when using MSDEPLOY to export\import Website between servers

Source: Server 2012 R2 Destination: Server 2012 This is the command I use to export: C:\Program Files\IIS\Microsoft Web Deploy V3>msdeploy -verb:sync -source:apphos tconfig="mywebsite" ...
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IIS ARR UrlRewrite - Preserve original protocol and port of incoming requests

I'm trying to setup a reverse proxy using IIS with ARR and url rewrite modules. The destination web server host has a website that has multiple bindings for different sites: VM 1 site A - https:443 ...
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Is it possible for two legs of a service to have the same SPN? Or at least clients refer to a single identity?

For a WCF service "SuperService", installed on two separate servers "Server1" and "Server2" - is it possible to have a single SPN identity string to which the WCF client "SuperClient" can refer? Such ...
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IIS HTTPS forward only works after full OS reboot

I'm managing a web app on windows server 2012R2 (iis 8.5). I have default.aspx page that redirects to a different app, and also redirects http to https. inetpub\wwwroot\default.aspx <%@ Page ...
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Low CPU utilization on IIS with no resource contention

I have an ASP.NET application running on IIS7.5 with .NET4. At some specific times, I receive so many requests from the clients (around 10000 in two minutes) and it takes around 20 minutes till they ...
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IIS 7.5 ARR 3.0 with subdirectory

I'm trying to work out the best way of sitting two external unrelated services to be accessible through the same url through a IIS reverse proxy as such example.com → default web site ...
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IIS: What is the error mean?

I am configured the PHP web application in IIS (Windows Server 2003) and got the error message: connecting to sqlserver. What I am to do is, add a new table into the MSSQL Database. Here the ...
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secure IIS directory traversal and command exec [duplicate]

i have a IIS 7.5 webserver that an attacker upload an aspxshell on it, is there any aspect to restrict this malicious script to it's application pool folder? like php_openbasedir thanks
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App_Data is not hidden in IIS 7.5

Got an interesting little issue. On one of our servers in particular, IIS 7.5 is not hiding the App_Data folder; it's serving it directly. Other servers don't have this problem, even if they're set ...
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IIS can't use port 80 in w2k3

I have a w2k3 server running IIS and exchange. IIS is used for sharepoint interface. Recently, i had to install a self-certificate in the server to use IMAP over SSL with a tool named Selfssl. No ...
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ADFS server is also Remote Desktop server - constant prompts HTTP 401 error

Our Remote Desktop server (2008 R2) is also hosting the IIS ADFS site. ADFS works beautifully for internal and external clients. Except, if I try to connect with a service that uses ADFS from the ...
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Global IIS Issue due to Exception in Application Pool

Is it possible that an exception in an aspx application of one application pool can cause problems for other application pools as well? I have experienced problems with an IIS v7.5 where whole IIS ...
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How to send specific http status when serving a static file

I've enabled IIS 7.5 application initialization and got it working (except the auto-warmup, which refuses to work) and IIS remaps the request to the static file I've defined in the web.config. The ...
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Wordpress wp-admin redirect loop behind IIS ARR Reverse Proxy

I've got a bit of a unique and interesting setup going on from what I can tell, with an interesting issue. I have a Windows Server 2012 box as my main web server hosting website.com. At ...
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How setup redundant static ip Internet for outages

We host an iis 7.5) windows site on a comcast business static IP (in office). the internet goes down sometimes and I;d like redundancy. I cant find the proper way to add a second internet ...
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Server.CreateObject Failed in Classic ASP IIS 10

I installed our web application on a new Windows 10 machine, which uses IIS 10. Our app is 32-bit so I set the app pool to use 32-bit and I also set the web app folder to allow "EVERYONE" full ...
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Blacklist users in Internet Facing Deployment of Dynamics CRM 2015

I have: 1 internal application Dynamics CRM 2015 Server 1 internal web (IIS) Server 1 internet-facing web (IIS) server Both IIS servers connect to the internal CRM server Users are authenticated via ...
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IIS rewrite/redirect rule to make a URL friendly subsite

i'm trying to make a url friendly subsite in IIS, but i'm having troubles defining rewrite/redirect rules: what i'm expecting: Transform these: http://10.28.1.104/portal/v3/main/view ...
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Configuring Remote IIS Management and “The specified directory does not exist on the server” Error

I've previously used remote management for IIS and web deploy for existing sites but I'm now looking at setting up a new server that I purely manage via IIS Remote Management. I have hit a stumbling ...
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How can I split out connection strings for an IIS site, but maintain a shared application folder?

Right now, we have a setup something like this for our business: - App pool 1 - Site 1 - App pool 2 - Site 2 - App pool 3 - Site 3 There correspond to: C:\inetpub\Site C:\inetpub\Site2 ...
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Autostart provider running every 15s following deployment

(I'm not sure if this is more appropriate for SO, but it mostly concerns IIS so I'll ask here first!) I recently deployed a new version of our website using Web Deploy which brought with it a very ...
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Chrome reports ERR_SPDY_INADEQUATE_TRANSPORT_SECURITY connecting to local web server over HTTPS

Summary Chrome is reporting ERR_SPDY_INADEQUATE_TRANSPORT_SECURITY when I try and connect to my local web server over HTTPS. I am almost certain this problem has to do with my recent Windows 10 ...
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How to enable incoming and outgoing world wide web traffic in IIS

Goal: Access website hosted on a remote cloud's IIS via web-browser. Case: I wanted to open my IIS server (Windows server 2012 virtual machine hosted on Google compute engine) so that the website ...
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Why is web server suddenly coming up with “You are not authorized to view this page”?

I enabled security failure audit logging, and can see that it is webuser that is failing to login. The page is apparently supposed to be accessed by webuser, but this suddenly started happening right ...
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ApplicationPoolIdentity Environment variables IIS

Is it possible to set Environment Variables for ApplicationPoolIdentity virtual accounts? The documentation on this is practically-non existent. I would like to inject an Environment Variable for ...
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IIS 7.5 - Not listening 0.0.0.0:80

I am using IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2. From this server, I can access the localhost (standard IIS start page is displayed). But I can't access it from any other machine belonging to the same ...
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PHP Manger load super slow in IIS Manager

I have the PHP Manager set up and installed on my Windows Server 2012 box, installed through the WebPI. In the past week or so though, it take a very long time to load, and I cannot seem to figure out ...
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How to submit IIS created CSR to StartSSL certificate provider?

I'm in process of setting IIS server up with free SSL certitificate from StartSSL. I'm new in this domain. StartSSL seems to be legit to me. My question is regarding point 7 on their website The ...
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Port Exhaustion and IIS 8 on Server 2012 R2

My company has a highly utilized web server running IIS 8.5 on Server 2012 R2 At any given time, there are 34,000 connections to IIS and 200 requests per second. We also have an SFTP service running ...
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How to use rewrite rules in iis and windows authenication

Hi I've got a server with iis, and I've made some rewrite rules for the project I'm working on. They work fine, I've tested them on a development machine and they are all fine. However on this ...
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Change IIS .config password (Encryption?)

The previous account that was used to log into a config file that allowed our site to run was deleted. I have absolutely no knowledge of IIS, and was looking for some insight on how to encrypt my ...
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How many data channel ports do I need for an FTPS server running behind NAT?

As the title states, I currently have an FTP server accessible via FTP or FTPS (explicit) running NATed behind a router. The server is running Windows Server 2012 R2 with IIS 8.0 (I believe that is ...
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Modules not loaded in IIS 8.0 ASP.NET application after reboot

I have 2 ASP.NET 4.5 WebForms applications, each running on 2 win-2012 servers (IIS 8.0). The applications have modules (both custom and from 3rd parties) defined in their web.config. Each application ...
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IIS 8.5 URL Rewrite just wont work: rules have no affect at all

I am trying to set up http to https rewrite in IIS 8.5 using the Rewrite module. Absolutely nothing I have tried has any affect whatsoever. The URL is of the form: http://users-dev.somedomain.com. The ...
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Anonymous Authentication Identity Win 2012 r2 security

I have a web app that uses PHP on the back-end, and the PHP executes powershell scripts to reset AD passwords through system calls. EX: shell_exec("powershell.exe -file ...
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IIS 404 redirect is ignored

So I have a very basic site that's hosted in IIS (for now just straight raw html with no .Net code) In my web.config I have the following: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> ...
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Failing to install updates from WSUS

I have a handful of clients that are failing to download a portion of the updates approved for them (NOTE: They are successfully installing other updates pushed out). I've tried a number of different ...
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.net web application in IIS Swapping Folder without appdomain reload

I've a asp mvc application running on IIS and windows. Now I want to configure some kind of staging functionality without requiring an additional server. My simplified plan is to have 2 folders. ...
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Where is a localhost:port side configured on Windows 8.1 IIS?

I've installed the Telerik ASP.NET demos on a Windows 8.1 computer and they have patched into the following URL: http://localhost:8301/TelerikUI_for_AspNetAjax/ How has this been configured in IIS? ...
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URL redirect not working in IIS 7.5 - HTTP -> HTTPS

I am using URL Redirect to redirect some http pages to https. It appears to not be working at all. Here is the code being generated by URL Redirect and put into a web.config file located at my site ...