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serving index.html file on all incoming http requests

I have deployed a backbone.js application on azure platform. For some reason, I want that all the requests should get served with index.html. We use mod_rewrite in APACHE but I am completely clueless ...
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Why can I access my file share only under one ApplicationPoolIdentity?

I've searched around here and found a couple of things to try but none of the other questions matches exactly what is happening with my IIS and application setup. First, some background. A client of ...
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Finding what application is running on port 80 and blocking my Apache server

I'm trying to run an Apache server on my windows machine, however, I have to run it on a different port, I'd like to run it on port 80, that way it's on my localhost. When I type localhost into my ...
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How do IIS Worker Process Threads work in a mixed Classic ASP/.NET environment?

I'm trying to track down an issue with our website slowing down at random times during the day. Server CPU and Memory are low (~20%), but Threads seem to get maxed out -- and requests start queuing ...
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file_get_contents extremely slow when executing on IIS 7

I just installed IIS with PHP on my Windows Server 2008 R2, and I've noticed when using PHP's file_get_contents() function, it loads extremely slow (7+ seconds). echo ...
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IIS Threads Per Processor Max

We have IIS 7 running a classic ASP app. We noticed that while the CPU stays low, the ASP Request Queue can sometimes get high, causing slow response times. After some research it seems changing the ...
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IIS7 not .html or .js files but serves .aspx

I'm trying to implement authentication into my website. I have managed to be correctly redirected to a login page when I try to access the secured website and I can login. However, the problem is that ...
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IIS 7.5 URL Rewrite and 404 Not Found

I'm trying to setup a reverse proxy using IIS to proxy request on port 80 to a local virtual machine on port 8080. The rewriting rule was setup using IIS GUI "Reverse Proxy" rule. However it work very ...
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Removing IIS server from my machine so that Apache may access port 80 [on hold]

My title is pretty self explanatory, but I would like to go into detail about my issue. My home computer had an IIS server installed a while back and it automatically began listening on port 80. I ...
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How to get 2 ssl certs on alias of subdomain

had a quick look through can't find this actual situation, so appreciate any help. We have a domain hosted on a plesk server with a subdomain, Lets call it Domain.com and subdomain.domain.com An ...
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IIS permissions to allow outgoing REST http requests from site code

I can't use outgoing http requests in IIS due some security permissions or something I am trying to use my own REST http service (it is a standalone application) on localhost in my perl CGI site use ...
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Cannot remotely connect to IIS using IIS manager users

I am running Windows Server 2012 and I am trying to connect to IIS remotely by using IIS manager users. I have downloaded the IIS Manager for Remote Administration and I am able to connect with the ...
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Complex IIS URL Rewrite

I've beat my head against Google trying to get this to work, but I suppose I just don't fully understand the rewrite engine or I stink at regex. Here's my scenario, though. I'm using IIS 7.5 with URL ...
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ModSecurity on IIS: Single threaded?

I installed ModSecurity on a web server running IIS 8.5, and noticed the response time has increased 15 times (0.15 ms/request vs. 2.2 ms/request), even with SecEngine set to off. It seems that IIS is ...
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Using multiple hostnames on IIS

I have one website called Default Web Site on IIS that grabs all incoming traffic by using all unassigned IP address and omitting the hostname on the binding So I can access it locally by going to ...
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How to filter request using IP restrictions OR a filtering rule

We have an IIS site right now that has an allow list for a specific list of IP addresses, and all other IPs denied by default. We want to add another rule, that states that if the request coming in as ...
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IIS redirect if a user [duplicate]

The IIS version of this question: Apache redirect user if they are using SSLv3 Is there a similar process in IIS to redirect users to a helpful notice page if they connect using SSLv3?
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IIS fastcgi race condition or locking with .py files (file watching?)

I am trying to deploy the python web framework web2py on iis8 on Windows server 2012. I am using fastcgi, downloaded from microsoft, v 2.1 and python 2.7 web2py sometimes creates .py files under the ...
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Task Manager shows more worker processes than the max set [on hold]

I am doing application pooling for a web application used by huge number of users and set web garden with a max of 20 worker processes. But in task manager, I see more processes than the w3wp ...
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Enabled directory browsing but getting iis welcome screen

I am hosting some sites on my local machine using IIS 8. I've dropped the folders into my wwwroot folder, and I can get to them by entering the machine name, folder, and index.html in my browser. ...
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IIS - Two consecutive <siteid> numbers in a metabase “Location” path? Why?

I'm trying to understand the contents of an IIS metabase file. I can't access the server the file was taken from so it's really all I have to go on at the moment. The relevant Microsoft documentation ...
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How to determine domain controller used for authentication

I run several web sites using IIS on both Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008. These web sites use windows authentication with only the NTLM option specified (no Kerberos). These servers are ...
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outbound rule IIS Application Request Routing and URL Rewrite to properly replicate Apache ProxyPass ProxyPassReverse?

EDIT: See end of post on that a ReverseProxy Outbound rule is needed. With Apache ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse one can add the following to the Apache config of serverA: ProxyPass /foo ...
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Delayed requests when using ARR with IIS 8.0 on Windows 2012

I've got a setup on Windows Server 2012 R2, using IIS8.0 which passes certain requests through to a custom backend using Application Request Rerouting. The backend is only listening on IPv4 on port ...
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IIS 8.5 web site shows error 404 when browsing from remote computers

I have a website in my C:\AppName\Web folder, and I have added it into IIS as a web application called MyApp. This site loads fine when I browse from localhost. However, when I try to browse it from ...
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Unexplained hostname on IIS on Test Server

The test environment is IIS/Windows Server 2008/ColdFusion10 My development environment is Apache2/Ubuntu14/ColdFusion10 Other developer uses ONLY IP Address to test the hosted website on the ...
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How to enable stateless session resumption cache behind load balancer?

I scanned my servers' SSL/TLS configuration using https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/, and it reported Session resumption (caching) No (IDs assigned but not accepted) I'm using 2 instances of Azure web ...
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On IIS, how do I patch the SSL 3.0 POODLE vulnerability (CVE­-2014­-3566)?

How do I patch CVE­-2014­-3566 on a Windows Server 2012 system running IIS? Is there a patch in Windows Update, or do I have to do a registry change to disable SSL 3.0?
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Anonymous Authentication in IIS not allowing access to aspx [closed]

I've got a fun IIS issue today. My iis site is configured for anonymous authentication, as the administrator account (testing purposess) And the directory in which my files exist, I've granted full ...
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HTTP Error 500 Joomla Site in Windows Server 2012 IIS

I am trying to migrate a Joomla 1.5 website from Linux to Windows Server 2012. I tried to use the Web Platform Install. It installed most components, PHP, IIS Url Rewrite, etc except Joomla itself. I ...
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How do I filter Event Viewer down to errors from a single website?

I have used Event Viewer to create a custom view of all ASP.net errors by using the GUI as below How do I create custom views for a single website?
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Using App Pool Identity vs Local Account in IIS

I am supposed to harden web applications we have developed in our company.I decided to create separate application pool for each web site for this purpose. My question is whether using Application ...
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rerouting node.js application (Ghost)

I have Ghost blogging platform running in IIS through iisnode. I want IIS to redirect/rewrite the default path / to something like this /tag/sometag/ so that when someone enters the blog, the site ...
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Force <a href=“/”></a> to resolve to root of virtual directory rather than site

I'm still fairly new to IIS coming from an Apache background so please bear with me. I have setup a virtual directory on our hosting space for one of our clients. My aim is to make it so that we have ...
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How can I host multiple websites from the same Windows 2008R2 server?

server running Windows Server 2008 R2 with two NICs and running IIS two Internet connections we can only get one IP address on each Internet connection. two routers we want to serve two websites, ...
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IIS Virtual Directory maximum number of connections to Windows share

**Disclaimer. I'm a developer, largely ignorant on what actually happens with virtual directories and such. A recent outage was explained away as too many connections to a Windows file share, and it ...
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How to simulate to be a in a private network for developing VPN

I am facing an issue I cannot solve. There is a business they have a private network( with an IIS). I have the code of a app deployed on this IIS. Now i have to implement some new features in the code ...
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Configuring client certificates on IIS8 - Error 403.16

I am trying to implement client certificate authentication on IIS 8. I have deployed my configuration on a development machine and verified it working as expected there. However after setting up on ...
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Does recycling an application pool clear the request queue?

I am a IIS nube. I have been reading about the benefits of recycling your application pool to free up memory caused by problematic applications that may have leaks. I understand that by recycling the ...
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Unselectable (?) Property in IIS Powershell Module

dir iis:\apppools Gives 3 properties: Name, State and Applications. I'd like to isolate "Applications" but for some reason it's nowhere to be found on the Get-Member list. TypeName: ...
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.webm IIS mime-type not found

I have problems with mp4 files in Chrome, so I decided to change to webm files. I've configured IIS mime-types for webm files in the web.config file: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> ...
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IIS FTP Server User Isolation - Access denied with username having underscore '_' symbol

I came across a very strange problem and thought maybe someone would help me. I followed a guide here: ...
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Disable HTTP OPTIONS verb in IIS 7

My .NET 4.0 webapp is running on Windows Server 2008 on IIS 7.5 using an Integrated pipeline. I want to only enable the "big four" HTTP verbs. According to the documentation, this should do the ...
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IIS StaticFileModule mapping matches directory extension instead of the file extension

Let's say I have the following StaticFileMapping in my IIS configuration: <add name="FooHandler" path="*.png" verb="*" modules="StaticFileModule" resourceType="File" requireAccess="Read" ...
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SharePoint - Automatic Logon

Hopefully you can help with two issues (both of which could probably be solved with the same solution) I have a SharePoint 2010 website. When users access the site, they need to click the "Sign ...
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MySql Membership provider - Missing or incorrect schema

We have an ASP.NET site running on IIS 7.5 with a MySQL database using the .net connector, the membership/role providers are set in the web.config correctly and they work - but only temporarily. ...
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How to see which asp.net application in a pool is using the most memory

We have an application pool in IIS which a few applications belong to. According to Task Manager, this apppool is using over 4gb of memory, and I need to figure out which specific application is the ...
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url to access customer's hosting space in websitepanel

I am using websitepanel in windows server 2008 r2. I have 1 ip(87.236.XXX.XXX). I create a customer(customer1) and domain(domain1) and hosting plan(host1). I want to forward a domain to my hosting ...
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I can load an IIS hosted website via the Internet but not locally [duplicate]

I have just changed the bindings to use SSL for a website hosted in IIS on an AD Domain Controller. The new binding is IP: all unassigned - Hostname: site.domain.com - Port: 443 I can access this ...
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Using Sun Netra 240 to Host asp.net Web page

My boss was offered a Sun Netra 240 server, still in the box. The machine,purchased in 2008, is has two single core 1.5GHZ processors and two gigabytes of RAM. My boss asked if it would be worth ...