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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Select existing SSL certificate for a domain in Plesk

I added a new SSL certificate in Plesk -> Tools & Settings -> SSL Certificates and now want to link an existing domain to it. However, on domain SSL Certificates page, the only option ...
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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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IIS Virtual Roots WSUS [on hold]

I understand WSUS, but I don't understand the concept of IIS and Virtual Roots. When I googled this I get ...
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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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What the detail process when IIS7 received HTTP GET with “http” prefix string

What the detail process when IIS 7 received HTTP GET with "http" prefix string? make like the flow below: telnet www.sampleOne.com 80 GET http://www.sampleTwo.com/ Will IIS real process ...
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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 share 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

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

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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Getting URL rewrite to work with MVC [closed]

Hi I've set a proxy server as per this tutorial. Things seem to work with all html links and references being converted properly to query the internal website. The problem is when a redirect() or ...
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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 ...
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Removing the prepended directories from $1 variable in a rewrite rule

I have this rewrite rule RedirectRule ^(/arf/sites/.*)$ /docs/saf/files$1 [R=301,I,L] When it redirects, $1 contains /arf/sites/filename.html so after the redirect, the visitor ends up at ...
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IIS 7 multiple application pools optimisation to avoid recycling

I have 4 application pools in IIS. Each application pool in turn has been assigned to a number of web applications. Activities on one of the interactive web application (on say AppPool X) become ...
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IIS routes to wrong https site

We are running a Microsoft Server 2008 R2 with 2 IP addresses: .1 .2 and IIS 7.5 as the webserver. On this server there is a website configures to use the domain A.Company.com on port 80 with IP ...
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Use Basic Authentication in IIS 8.5

In IIS 6, you could turn on Authentication by right clicking an application, selecting properties, going to the Directory Security Tab, selecting Edit in the Authentication and Access control group ...
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How can configure IIS to service to AD users only?

I have an intranet in my company and I have a domain controller that users authenticate with this,I have an internal web site (IIS) I want limit this site that services only to my domain users.How can ...
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Build HTTP server for clients to download install package

I have a Windows 2012 R2 server in our internal network. I added IIS role according to http://www.iis.net/learn/get-started/whats-new-in-iis-8/installing-iis-8-on-windows-server-2012 Where do I find ...
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Force IIS to prompt for credentials

We have a website that should only be accessed by authenticated active directory users. The first thing that should happen when entering the site is a prompt to enter windows credentials. To ...
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IIS Performance Counters recorded extremely large requests per second value

While I've been monitoring a production IIS server receiving around 1000 - 5000 requests per second almost steadily, I've encountered a few spikes in the performance counter "Requests/sec" and "GET ...
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Intermediate certificate not sent to clients? [duplicate]

I have installed intermediate certificate on server according to all tutorials for IIS, that is: "Certificates MMC snap-in, you choose computer store, you'll have the option to place the intermediate ...
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How do I direct traffic without redirecting in IIS7.5?

We have a production machine running Window Server 2003. Previously, development took place in a WAMP environment but a few users are moving to IIS. The issue is, we have a directory on the server ...
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Can I completely disable ASP.NET in IIS, together with all side effects?

I'm using IIS 7.5 on Server 2008 R2 to run non-ASP sites, and they don't use .NET either. Can ASP.NET be completely disabled/uninstalled, so that no ASP.NET security updates are required, and to fix ...
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Redirect HTTP to HTTPS un IIS over VMware virtual machine

I have a virtual machine in VMware Player with two port redirections defined in VMware Virtual Network Editor to redirect ports 81 and 82 on the host to ports 80 and 443 guest ports. I also have a ...
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How do I persuade IIS to deliver content from within a Zip file?

Is it possible to "persuade" IIS to deliver content from a Zip file "Container" ? For example I have lots of PDF documents packed in Zip archives and I need to display the PDFs in a browser. So for ...
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IIS returns 404 when trying to access static files on certain file types

I have a specific file type of .notebook that IIS is blocking. I tried going into request filtering and adding .notebook with allow set to true, but I still get the 404. Anything else in this folder ...
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IIS7.5 periodically stops serving static files

I have a website with an index.html file (that contains an html/javascript application) that leverages a json rest api(asp.net webapi in the same website) for data. Periodically, IIS will start ...
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IIS is losing or abandoning Custom Sessions

We have an aspx.net application with IIS 7.5 and we are facing a huge problem as this application is losing or abandoning sessions for no clear reason. Due to client restrictions we must use Custom ...
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Redirect user from HTTP to HTTPS in IIS

I have a virtual machine with a Windows Server 2012 running in a Windows 8 host. The host redirects all http traffic to port 81 to port 80 of the server and there I have an IIS web server. What I'm ...