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Webserver | IIS | Configuring to not run certain files

I currently have a webserver running Windows Server 2012 which is running IIS as its webserver and using PHP. Lets assume the a user is able to upload a trojan onto my server, either through a ...
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Double URL encoding in IIS 7.5

I have a problem with encoding when passing URL parameters containing escaped characters. I have installed the same business software on two different servers, both are Server 2008 R2 with IIS 7.5 ...
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IIS Intranet Application using Windows Authentication but accessed by two different local networks

Got stuck in a very strange situation. I am a developer so really not very good in networking. I really need help to figure out the solution if my problem. So, here is my problem, I am working on ...
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Windows Server 2012 The process cannot access the file

I've FTP Server running on Windows Server 2012. FTP version is 8.0.9200.16384 In advanced settings for FTP under IIS, Allow Reading Files While Uploading is set to true and server is restarted. But ...
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inetserv config refresh - IIS 7

I currently am working on investigating an issue with an IIS 7.5 website. The issue occurs randomly every few days: When a user browses to the URL and tries to login, they are then quickly redirected ...
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IIS Stopping/Starting Application Pool

My application pool seems to be in the "stop-pending" state and doesn't react on anything. Neither in the UI nor in the CLI. Is there an option to force the application pool to stop or mock the ...
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Pfsense + Apache (DirectAdmin) = error Apache is functioning normally. Pfsense + IIS = Good?

I have 3 virtual Server run 3 OS Pfsense 2.2 / WAN IP 118.70.233.38, LAN IP 192.168.1.1 Window Server + install IIS / IP 192.168.1.2 Centos 6.6 + install Directadmin (php + apache + mysql) / IP ...
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Installing SSL certificate for Application hosted on Virtualised Windows IIS

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 that has WebMin installed and running Apache. I am also running Virt Manager to have a virtualised Windows Server. I am wanting to setup an SSL certificate for an ...
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When should I consider a 2 socket motherboard for Server? [duplicate]

We are buying a new server and the idea of dual socket motherboard comes up. Is 2 socket motherboard worth the price and hassle for an application that hosts a couple of websites and databases for a ...
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Stopping IIS websites permanently with PowerShell

Stopping websites using Stop-Website is, apparently, not the same as stopping them using the IIS Manager. Stop-Website 'Some site' iisreset.exe # site is started again Using IIS Manager, the state ...
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Create a page on MS Azure that redirects out to URL

I need to create a page on our Azure site that redirects immediately to a URL. So, I'd like to have http://mysite.azurewebsites.net/testimonials always go to an external URL. This can be done via ...
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How to run multiple sites in IIS on Azure

The Azure VM can run sites locally. How do I make them available to be accessible from outside the VM via browser? Is it that we add different ports to same ip and access it outside? Public ip is not ...
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External Access to Internal Network and Websites — Microsoft Networks

I need to be able to expose a set of "internal" web sites to Internet users somehow. Please bear with me as network engineering isn't my forte. I'd appreciate any insight or suggestions to this task. ...
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Google Cloud HTTP balancer returns 502 error

I have 2 Instance groups and HTTP load balancers for each one. Instance groups contain VMs that work on Windows Server 2012 with IIS inside. When I send POST request from VM from one instance group ...
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IIS 8.5 access specific file ends in 403.14

In IIS I created a virtual directory to my media asset folder, which contains all images for my application. For some reason I can't access images in one subdirectory directly, it ends in http error ...
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Wildcard SSL on 2 Servers

I'm helping an SEO client install an SSL certificate and have run into some issues. I'll try to simplify it. He has 2 servers: 1. SERVER A: Internal server running IIS that contains chat and support ...
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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 [closed]

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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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 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 ...