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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Trying to configure server farm and website in IIS

I need to setup IIS to redirect requests to a local team city installation and serve normal websites. I did this by following a blog post on setting up a server farm and to redirect the request. ...
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IIS Request Filtering - Why filter querystrings

In IIS7 & 8 Request Filtering feature, you can have rules to allow or deny URL and QueryString. I get why you would want to block sequences that comes in with attack vectors such as drop or ...
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error 500 web page share point

In my environment we are having 3 branches eg:A B C all the branches are protected with cyberoam firewall also ..and IP to IP trafiic is Allowed to all three branches. Recently A branch is able to ...
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Is 256MB of memory for an ASP.NET MVC app reasonable? [on hold]

I'm on shared hosting. They allocate 256MB of memory to my ASP.NET MVC app. I keep hitting that limit, and so my app doesn't work. As of today, 2015, is 256MB a reasonable figure? Have you been able ...
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How to set up ARR in active/passive (aka failover) mode?

The Problem I am trying to configure several web farms (for different sites) following the NLB+ARR architecture. Let's say I have 6 VMs: ARR+NLB cluster of 2 VMs. It receives traffic and forwards ...
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PCI DSS 3.1 compliance + SQL + Old browsers

Trustwave is complaining about TLS 1.0 on our server. Disabling TLS 1.0 breaks SQL and does not support old browsers. How do you become compliant while keeping SQL running and serving customer with ...
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IIS reverse proxy map path to different servers

I am trying to do a reverse proxy based on part of the URL path to different servers: http://server/aaa/ -> http://10.0.0.2/ http://server/bbb/ -> http://10.0.0.3/ etc. so that the aaa part ...
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IIS 8.5 - Site not reachable locally, but is reachable from any other machine

I have a weird problem. I have a couple of sites hosted through IIS. One of them works fine all around. The other only works if I try to access it from another machine. I have bindings set for ...
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It's possible to log the binding failures?

I want to know if it's possible to log the requests that hit a server with a host header different than the bindings that I have configured in the server.
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IIS customHeader for only few files [closed]

how can I change this htaccess as a web.config (IIS config file) <FilesMatch "\.(?i:mp3|mp4|mkv|3gp|flv)$"> Header set Content-Disposition attachment </FilesMatch>
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Client side certificates in IIS for accessing a web app only from an specific PC

We have an ASP.NET web app running in IIS, with about 200 users, some are inside our LAN and other ones are outside our LAN. Every user has a userid account and a password to login. Besides those ...
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IIS 7.5 deployment's issue - WebApp won't load

Recently, I've been working on a new WebApplication (c# asp.net MVC 4 with VS 2013) and now is time to deploy it on my company's server (WS 2008 R2 SP1). The project is working fine under Visual ...
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IIS-6 terminate user before idleTimeout

I have a LithiumStudio project running on IIS-6 and I want to have an auto-logout when the user has been inactive after a certain time. The thing is, I have done all the things that I should need to ...
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s-sitename field in IIS log Contain ~ (like ~SiteName) and knidly please let me know what this meants

I am Analyzing the IIS log using Log Parser and I could see the lots of records in which contain ~ symbol in s-sitename field and interestingly corresponding records fields like (cs-uri-stem, s-port) ...
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IIS Worker Process Thread Count

I've seen this question asked but the answer given was either insufficient or unrelated. I feel like this is a pretty simple question(s). We have a Classic ASP app running on IIS7.5 on a Windows 2k8 ...
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Directly accessing ColdFusion index.cfm on IIS results in 404

I have a virtual website running off of IIS (looks like version 6.1, SP 1) and ColdFusion 11. When I access a page as http://something.example.org/ which uses a ColdFusion template (index.cfm), the ...
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WIndows XP SP3 SMTP Email Delayed IIS5.1 [closed]

Background. I deploy a WinXP SP3 IIS5.1 SMTP to act as a relay to Google SMTP in order for my legacy software system to send out email, as well as to increase the daily limits of 2,000 to 10,000 ...
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Windows IIS displaying SSL certificate, but generating 404 error

ive got a bit of a strange situation. Ive got an Amazon EC2 with Windows Server 2012 running Coldfusion with IIS. The strange issue is my server is appearing to match the domain to the server with ...
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Why is ASP.NET auto-generating different machine keys when IsolateApps is disabled?

I'm hosting two web apps in IIS 7.5. They must share the ASP.NET Forms Authentication cookie. Since I do not want to put the machine key in the Web.config (I am not using web farms and I don't want ...
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IIS - combine MVC with a classic ASP application [migrated]

We have a current classic asp site that we would like to redesign the homepage using a .NET MVC 5 Project. We made the .net homepage and have a login button to get to the backend classic asp site. The ...
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IIS Domain is always routing to Domain Root

going to https://www.example.com/about always leads back to https://www.example.com/ How do I stop this while forcing a https://www.example.com/? non-www.htaccess RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www\. ...
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POST of large file is timing out, when running through ARR

When POST'ing a large file through ARR, the request times out after 120 seconds. The client recieves error code 502 Bad Gateway. I have configured the "proxy timeout" of the web farm to be 600 ...
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IIS 7 removes Content-Disposition filename for Content-Type application/pdf

I have the following code that returns a PDF file in my web application: string path = "help.pdf"; byte[] data = File.ReadAllBytes(path); Response.Clear(); Response.ClearHeaders(); ...
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Network drive not available after IIS installation [closed]

After installing my IIS I could not connect to the internet with my browsers since they were looking for a proxy apparentely the IIS set itself (127.0.0.0:8888) as proxy server. I corrected that but I ...
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How can I redirect some (but not all) http requests on one IIS host to https on another IIS host?

We have the following requirements: redirect http://host1.example.com/resource1/* to https://host2.example.com/resource1/* (retaining everything including /resource1/* and query strings, etc.) do ...
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Group Policy and Internet Explorer's Site to Zone assignment issues?

We are using GPO to apply Site to Zone assignements for our users so that we can add some specific addresses into their Internet Explorer's Intranet and Trusted zones. Using the Site to Zone GPO ...
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Load balance and contingency server

everyone. I'm having trouble setting up a load balancing/contingency server. My scenario: I have 2 servers (Windows 2012 R2 machines) to run an application in ASP.Net/C#. My problem: Would I like to ...
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Asphostportal IIS6 vs IIS7

I have two shared accounts at asphostportal. One uses IIS 6 and one uses IIS7. On both I have websites in Classic ASP. On the IIS 6 account, when I make an error in code and upload it then try to ...
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AWS IIS web instances behind load balancer needs net access [duplicate]

I have a public subnet (10.10.1.0/24) and private subnet(10.10.2.0/24) in my VPC. I've setup a nat instance in my public subnet to provide outbound web access to all private instances. I have a load ...
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PHP-CGI.exe running rampant. Which website?

We have a Windows 2008 64-bit server running IIS 7 and serving about 40 different websites. Over the last few days we've seen a few php-cgi.exe processes consistently utilizing high CPU usage. The ...
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Debugging random SQL login failure from Web Server

This is a very basic level question, but it could really benefit from some extra help in the diagnosis. We have a 2005 SQL Server Named: SERVERNAME-PROD We have a Web Apps Server that's running IIS ...
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Adding extra IP to NIC causes connectivity issues for main IP (Win Server 2012 / IIS)

I am experiencing a very odd situation: I have set up 8 IP addresses in a single NIC (plus it's main IP) for use as a web server - and have 8 websites happily running in IIS8. (The server in ...
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Dynamics CRM 2015 Outlook Client not connect

My Outlook CRM client don't connect to the crm 2015 server, not in the LAN nor the Internet. The error is: Authentication failed. The network is a test environment with virtual machines, installed ...
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Gracefully take a server out of Azure Load Balancer (drain stop)

We have an application deployed to Azure IaaS VMs, served by IIS. In order to install updates, we need to take each machine out of the load balancer, one by one. Before moving to Azure, we were using ...
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Loading Solidworks API using Winforms under IIS [migrated]

I am developing a system where user interacts with WCF Service hosted in IIS server. The WCF application then have to fire-up winform application along with some parameters. This winform application ...
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Firefox presenting “Secure Connection Failed” page for our certs

Firefox does not like our internal certificates. I'm trying to figure out why... tl;dr - Our internal IIS servers, signed with our internal CA, present a "Secure Connection Failed" page, with ...
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any url rewrite rule causes internal server error on iis7

I have iis7 on a Windows server 2008 and iis url rewrite module 2 installed. Any url rewrite rule (in my case a simple canonical domain name rule) causes the webapp to return an error 500. In my ...
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Logging in IIS 7.5/8.0

I have an IIS 8.0 Server setup running ASP .NET applications. In addition to the normal logging like, Begin Request, End Request, Requests /Sec, etc., I also want to log some perfmon counters like ASP ...
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How to configure IIS server to redirect sub domains?

I have a machine in my network which hosts a website using IIS 7.5. I can access this website from the internet, using port forwarding on my router. So far, so good. Now and want to host multiple ...
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IIS 8 Server Too Busy

I've been working on it for a few weeks. I've an IIS 8.0 Server hosting, ASP .NET 4.0 application in Classic mode. Two of the files are GET which do file system reads for every request and one is post ...
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How can I restart a IIS site by using appcmd commands?

I'm wondering the possibility of restart a site in the IIS 7.5 via appcmd commands. To list the all sites available I got success by using: appcmd.exe list site
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MsDeploy commands not working

We are currently planning to migrate IIS 6 applications (hosted in Windows 2003) to IIS 8 on Windows 2012. We followed Microsoft instructions for using their provided tool MSDEPLOY and configured at ...
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Is it possible to “hook” into IIS site binding

I have IIS hosting several different versions of the same website. Right now, I access each one with a different hostname where the binding for each site has the hostname I want configured on it. I ...
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How to remotely recycle an application pool of IIS 8.5?

Can I remotely recycle a certain application pool of IIS 8.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2? I want to trigger this when logged onto another computer running Windows 7 with a domain user account that is ...
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IIS 7 overrides application authentication mode

My application has authentication mode set to "None" as the bellow: <authentication mode="None" /> I have IIS with two websites. I published my application on both websites and I noticed ...
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High CPU usage of IIS process (w3wp.exe) because of many slow clr.dll!CopyPDBs

I am using Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise with IIS 7.5, hosting ASP.NET MVC 5 applications. I've noticed lately that one of the w3wp.exe processes is using extremely high CPU bandwidth: After ...
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IIS ocsp stapling - no response

I have a certificate that is configured in IIS in windows server 2012 with ocsp_uri. When I test the server for oscp stapling there is no response: openssl s_client -connect example.com:443 -tls1 ...
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IIS using shared configuration could't start after lost power

I have seen this issue when our server farm vms all lost power yesterday and couldn't find a way to stop it from happening. I have got multiple nodes using shared configuration in a shared folder. ...
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FTPS on IIS 8.5 Error on Command: LIST

I'm trying to configure FTP over SSL on my server. I added an FTP site in IIS and followed the wizard, setting the bindings and certificate. However when I try to connect to the server using FileZilla ...
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Mirror Server IIS

We are keeping two IIS servers, each has a copy of sites.Both having DNS entries. How can I switch to immediately upon a failure. The objective is the secondary server should start running when the ...