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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IIS Not Receiving POST Requests

I have been using IIS(7 or 7.5) for quite some time without any issues thus far. Today I have set up a new IIS server for myself that would hopefully be more power efficient, to my surprise IIS ...
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When should you let IIS auto-generate machine keys compared to using a static one?

I know very little about IIS but from what I've read there are lots of reason why you should generate a key and stick with that one. I haven't seen any reason to let it automatically generate one at ...
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IIS hanging when running Active Reports, possibly splwow64.exe

We have a Windows 2008 R2 web server running our web app on IIS and when running a particular page which generates a PDF (using Active Reports https://activereports.grapecity.com/) it takes between 1 ...
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IIS 8.5 Instant 404.0 error on MVC site

I have an MVC site which I have published to my server. It has two different roles for internal and external users. Externally (using www.oursite.com) the site works fine. when we try to access it ...
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How do I set permissions on directory(folder) on IIS 6.0?

I am trying to set permissions on uploads folder. I have two projects - an original project and a pilot project. I am trying to upload images from php code. It works for me for the original project ...
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IIS localhost connection refused

I'm running IIS Express from my Visual Studio debugger to make changes to a website I'm working on. As we know, IIS Express when run through the Visual Studio debugger runs on ...
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IIS 7.5 - PHP environment variables at the site-level

I have two versions of the same application (demo & staging) running on the same IIS server. The application relies on an environment variable via getenv("APP_ENV") to set configuration ...
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Configuring IIS ARR for backend client certificate authentication

I have an IIS server configured with ARR to reverse proxy requests to a backend server. The backend server requires client certificate authentication, however, it only needs to authenticate the ...
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“Connection restarted while page was loading” in Firefox when using SSL

I am developing an ASP.NET web app. The Login page use client certificates as credentials. IIS is configured so the Login.aspx require client certificate and SSL. On Explorer you select a client ...
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New IIS, PHP not working? But locally states it is

Windows Server 2012 R2. I've setup IIS, it was displaying the default page from the IP correctly: http://185.43.211.186 I then moved my current website: www.fcrp.greenlightgames.co.uk to the IIS ...
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IIS Url Rewrite, Localhost Only (missing files and folders)

We work with websites that are occasionally copied into a local environment for routine debugging, etc. These sites have lots of user generated media - specifically images. To avoid downloading all ...
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protect IIS site with Shibboleth SP on certain IP

I host a webserver and want customers to authenticate using their ADFS server. I cannot reach their server, they reach mine and theirs. This basically works. I now wonder if it's possible to setup ...
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Import IIS Advanced Logs into SQL

I'm using IIS 8.5 Advanced Logging and also logging some custom HTTP headers. How can I import the raw logs into SQL on a regular basis (i.e. every minute)? I want to avoid the overhead of ODBC ...
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Permanent 301 redirect for RDWeb Access in Windows Server 2008

I have use this approach in RDWeb Access. main site: redirect to: https://remote.blah.com/rdweb redirect all requests to exact dest. perm 301 rdweb subsite: redirect to: /RDWeb/Pages/default.aspx ...
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IIS 8.5 web site unaccessible from remote PC [on hold]

I am trying to create a web site in IIS 8.5 (Windows Server 2012 R2). However, the web site can only be accessed locally from the server (using the domain name which is pointed at the servers ...
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IIS8.5 Advanced Logging Module

Server level log definition applied. I've got this module running successfully on several servers which only have 1 app pool per site and it's running great. However on a few servers with multiple ...
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Why does Chrome complain about “obsolete cryptography”?

I am hosting an ASP.NET website with wildcard ssl certificate on IIS / Windows 2008R2. While Chrome works fine with my website and shows a green lock the https connection, the https details mention ...
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IIS keeps failing on 2003 R2 server [closed]

I have a 2003 R2 server and my IIS Admin Service fails almost every day and sometimes more than once a day... I have the logon set to local system account .... and when it fails the status stays as ...
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IIS Url Rewrite rule that handles multiple domains

I apologize in advance for being a bit of a newb with this but I'm looking for some advice. I have an upcoming site launch that will need to redirect requests from about 40 different domains to one. ...
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Local IIS webpage address is IP:PORT - How can i have it set to something more human readable, like teehut.com, on my local network?

I am running windows 7 - installed IIS and created a new site. I set this site to run on port 8080. Currently, if i visit http://192.168.2.150:8080/ or localhost:8080, i can hit my site. Other ...
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IIS FTP Not Working Remotely Windows Server 2012 R2

We are attempting to duplicate our server in the Azure cloud. Both are Windows 2012 R2 servers. FTP works on the original server but not on the duplicate server. Additionally, the duplicate server ...
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Windows - Flask app deploy on IIS 7 - IOError

For internal needs, I have to deploy a Flask application on IIS7 (Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard), following a resource that I found on the web: http://netdot.co/2015/03/09/flask-on-iis/ the ...
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How can I redirect HTTP IIS7 response “403 forbidden” to HTTPS?

I asked our web host to setup SSL on our web site, such that HTTP requests will automatically redirect to HTTPS. They say this is done, however when accessing the site via HTTP I now get: Response ...
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Is it possible to have SSL Labs score A as well as chrome not say “obsolete cryptography”?

I am running an Azure Web role, I have tried hundreds of permutations of cipher suites and the only time I get chrome not to say "obsolete encryption" SSL Labs scores a B. I can get an A but then ...
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IIS 7.5 with Windows authentication - intermittent error 400 on POST

Our app runs on IIS 7.5 with Windows Authentication enabled. When uploading files via POST, some users are reporting intermittent Error 400s from IIS with an "Invalid Verb" message. I was able to ...
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OWA stopped working suddenly exchange 2010

My OWA is suddenly not working for internal and external mail. Is there any way to find a solution for this problem? Here is the Microsoft Outlook connectivity test result: Testing Outlook ...
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IIS Binding, multiple Application Pools or both

I run a CMS and may have thousands of domains pointing to the one application (which checks the domain to determine which layout and content to load) Will be getting each customer to set the DNS ...
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Why doesn't my IIS module mapping configuration show up in applicationHost.config?

I have the following structure: myServer Sites Default Web Site myVirtualDirectory myApplication <- added to handler Mappings here Under ...
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When will an app pool with both time intervals and a specific time recycle?

Am I correct in assuming an application pool with recycle settings of: regular time interval: 1740 Specific time: 3:00AM will only reset at 3:00AM, because the time interval is over 24 hours?
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IIS 8.5, PHP5.6 (FastCGI) and Forefront

I've got a Windows 2012 R2 server with IIS and PHP 5.6 (installed from WPI) installed, with Forefront, with real-time scanning enabled. When we saturate IIS with requests to PHP scripts, Forefront ...
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IIS Manager Import/Export settings

I do not mean the actual website configuration which is on the server. I have a CLIENT machine, which remotely connects to IIS on several server machines via IIS Manager. I have many servers setup on ...
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Blank page when using IIS custom error pages

I'm running a PHP based application on IIS8, under Windows Server 2012. I'm trying to use a custom error page for failed authentication attempts - by replacing the 401 error page. Here is my ...
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Windows Authentification with IIS and domain groups

We have a web application (ASP.NET MVC) installed on IIS for one of our clients with Windows Authentication enabled. The authentication is working perfectly but the problem is at the authorization ...
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Imported wildcard SSL Certificate on Windows Server 2008 R2 IIS7.5 ERR_CONNECTION_RESET

I've been battling this all day! I've exported our production SSL Certificate to a PFX file, copied this to our dev IIS server. Using MMC, added the certificate management, imported the PFX into the ...
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IIS 7.5 - Windows Authetication FQDN

Currently, I have to implement an auto login function for my mediawiki and I have enabled windows authentication on my IIS 7.5. It is working on localhost without any prompt. However, when I tried ...
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MS Webdeploy V3 encryptPassword correct usage

I have installed MS Webdeploy (Version 3.5) on both my ("old") Server 2003/IIS6 and ("new") Server 2012/IIS8. Currently, I am following the guidelines in the article here, backing up the Target ...
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Windows client damage authorization header (Kerberos) => IIS 400 (Bad Request)

We are facing strange behavior on about 5% of Windows (7 Pro and XP Pro, both 32 and 64 bits) client computers. These computers gets randomly error from IIS server - 400 Bad request. We are using ...
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Optimize IIS for PHP and Symfony2

We have a symfony2 application that is installed on an IIS. We are facing performance issues: opening a single page take about 1s, but if 4 users open a page at the same time it really takes a lot of ...
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IIS bindings: www.domain.com is working but domain.com not

I've just added a windows server 2012 R2 VM in Azure, with IIS installed. Now i want to use multiple domains on that server. So i went to the domain provider and edited the DNS records: From ...
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How do I set up a rewrite rule in IIS 8 so that all traffic points to https://www.*.com from http://*.com?

I have the following root level URLs where people could possibly go: http://example.com http://www.example.com https://example.com https://www.example.com How can I ensure that 1, 2, and 3 always ...
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Multiple Certificates on Exchange for OWA and EWS

We are currently running Exchange 2007. All our clients access the EWS service on Outlook via the internal server name server.domain.local. For this we use a self-signed certificate from the domain's ...
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IIS URL Rewrite Outbound rule server variable explanation

I have the following code-snippet for IIS. <configuration> <system.webServer> <rewrite> <rules> <rule name="HTTPS_301_Redirect" stopProcessing="true"> ...
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how to create Alias on IIS server in Windows server 2008 R2

I have a domain and I want to configure public URL for RDWeb Access. My domain provider needs a 301 re-direct in order to create the CNAME entry. So i need to know how can i create an alias of ...
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HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS), Azure and HTTP Strict Transport Security IIS Module

Question: How do you properly install and configure HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) in an Azure website? Apparently for IIS the method to use is to install this module: ...
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Windows 2012:IIS 8: Restrict Virtual Directory to Local IPs

The server is a Windows 2012 server. In its IIS 8, there is a virtual directory, say 'arcgis'. I want to restrict access to that specific directory only to local computers. The local IPV4 addresses ...
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Python/CGI on IIS - find user ID

I have a very basic Python/CGI based front end hosted on an IIS server. I'm trying to find the users within my shop that have accessed this site. All users on the network sign on with their LAN ...
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IIS 7.5 stops serving external requests randomly

Running IIS 7.5 on Windows 2008 R2. 1-~10 times a week, usually over the weekend, our website will stop responding to external requests. I keep a browser window open on the server pointed to the ...
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IIS Advanced logging: enable for a website but disable for a virtual dir below it

I've been googling for hours, but can't seem to find any info on this... Is there a way I can enable "IIS Advanced Logging" for a website, but disable for a child virtual directory? I tried ...
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Using query string to redirect/rewrite to different internal IIS sites

I have an Azure VM that is hosting a web application. The application will be accessible via the VM's IP address: http://191.238.112.62 I want to be able to use query strings to redirect to ...
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Windows Authentication to a Remote Server within an Intranet Environment

I have several servers (all on the same DC) within an Intranet environment at my company. For simplicity, I'll focus my question on the IIS and SQL Servers. I have an IIS 7.5 web server and a remote ...