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 Application Server vs Web Server

When I install IIS 8 on Win Server 2012, I need to tick on both Application Server role and Web Server (IIS) role. Then when I proceed, I need to tick Web Server IIS Support under Application Server ...
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How to create index page of ftp website in IIS 2012

I have installed ftp with IIS on WINDOWS 2012. When user login the default "Index of /" page but I want to show a custom or my own index.html/index.php page. Kindly guide me through out the process. ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 port 443 open, stopping IIS doesn't work

Sorry for the bad wording in the title, 'doesn't help' is not allowed as a title, I am definitely able to stop IIS. While trying to install VisualSVN I ran into the problem that port 443 was already ...
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IIS sub-domain reverse proxy based on host name

I have a virtual machine in azure running three self hosted applications (not hosted in IIS) on three different ports. I can access them at the urls below: my-server.cloudapp.azure.com:8080 ...
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how do i set up iis to have a website and multiple services using the same domain?

I am using Windows Server 2012R2 and want to have urls like the following for my web site and for services. Something like www.myname.com, www.myname.com/service1 and www.myname.com/service2 Is ...
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How to automatically register IIS service into DNS

I would like to have IIS service running with identical content on two Windows 2012 servers. Servers are only accessible from the intranet. The goal is that if service is running its name (FQDN) can ...
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Migrating IIS6 to IIS8 User Keyword Search Term Going Cross Session

We have an in house ecommerce storefront that was running on IIS6 (2003 Server) and we moved it to a default setup on IIS8. Now, when a visitor enters a keyword search term, that term is being used ...
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migrating to IIS 8.5 - There is a duplicate 'system.web.extensions/scripting/scriptResourceHandler' section defined

So I have a Asp.Net 3.5 application which I am migrating to some new IIS 8.5 servers from IIS 7.5 and when I run the below command to find out whether or not Anonymous authentication is enabled, I get ...
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How to encrypt emails sent from Windows Server 2012 SMTP IIS 6.0

I'm running an SMTP server through IIS 6.0 on my Windows 2012 Server, and would like to make delivery of emails to be encrypted. I have attached an SSL certificate to the server and set Require TLS ...
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Obtaining a Crash Dump from a dying IIS ASP.NET Worker Process

(Not sure if this is an IIS problem or not, so if this is better suited for SO I'll happily move it...) We have an IIS-hosted application that is sporadically dying, and the event logs claim that the ...
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C# Web API is called by CICS cobol over https and it returns 403.16 error

A C# Web API is called by CICS cobol over https and it returns 403.16 error. The mainframe is the HTTP Client. This works with http but not https. A 403 forbidden access error occurs on the Web ...
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Is it possible to set up a 'wildcard' subdomain in IIS so that any subdomain can be used and routed by the application?

My first question on ServerFault..be gentle :) Is it possible to set up a 'wildcard' subdomain in IIS (assume version 7 or later) so that any subdomain can be used and routed by the application? For ...
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Using SSL certificate issued by Godaddy for localhost website

I have a Godaddy SSL certificate that i want to use on localhost, however the certificate is issued to example.com and if i use that it definitely gives a certificate mismatch error. Is there any ...
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Accessing self signed SSL website in iis remotely shows error in ie

I have created a self signed SSL in IIS for the default website. I have used the solution here to get rid of certificate error while accessing the site locally however the requirement is that the ...
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IIS time-taken and \ASP.NET\Request Execution Time relation

I am aware that the IIS log entry time-taken field will also report network-time (under certain conditions). I use the PerfMon counter \ASP.NET\Request Execution Time that reports The number of ...
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php-cgi.exe CPU load jumps after MySQL Backup

I'm running Windows 2012r2 on a new server, with Plesk 12.5 and MySQL 5.6 installed. There's a backup script which takes a DB dump and zips website data files that runs each day. However, it brings ...
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Can Windows Nano Server host an MVC 5 (or older) application?

I know that Nano Server is improved to host an ASP.NET 5 MVC6 application, but I would like to know if I can also host an MVC5 application with IIS running
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AppInitialize not firing in WCF Service Application on WIndows Server 2012

We have some WCF Service Applications which are deployed to Windows Server 2012. In these services, there is a class called Initializer in the /app_code/ folder. This class is as follows; public ...
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Is it possible to create an application pool specific to a folder underneath a website in IIS?

Goal: add a separate application pool to a subfolder within a web site. What I've tried: Create an Application in IIS, point the Physical Path to the folder located under the site ...
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IIS ssl not working on osx/ios safari video stream

My IIS8.5-server is reverse proxying to my server which is streaming a video from database. My video streams fine on https with chrome, and i have enabled partial content accept ranges on my server. ...
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Moving Dynamics CRM 2011 Application Server

As part of a consolidation exercise, I've been asked to move a dynamics CRM installation. I've searched online but could only find how to move the CRM DB and not the app/IIS site. Has anybody got ...
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Consolidating various applications and databases [closed]

I'm hoping that you may be able to advise me how to best consolidate and reduce the number of servers that we currently have applications and databases reside on, in our Windows estate. I'm going to ...
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IIS ftp server issue from command line

I'm trying to config an ftp server on IIS (Windows Server 2008 R2) I configured basic authentication with read,write permissions for a user and no SSL I also opened port 21 on server firewall then ...
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Move website to a new domain

At the moment, the client website (an ASP.NET app) is accessible via, let's say, www.domain1.com. The client has then purchased a new domain himself, e.g. www.domain2.com, and is wanting to switch to ...
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Can I create a default FTP root folder for differents users?

Can I create a default FTP root folder for differents users? I use Windows Server 2008 R2 with IIS 7.5. How can I create a new FTP folder accessible to 2 or 3 different users. At this moment when I ...
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Can iis authenticate against two separate AD without trust?

First of all, I have poor experience on IIS, I'm more a linux/apache/nginx guy. Now I have a proprietary app running on an old IIS (w2003, I know is out of support) which is currently authenticating ...
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PHP IIS server website end user response time breakdown [on hold]

I wish to monitor whole end user response time (with resulting indicators, tables, graphs, alerts) of a PHP IIS website (10k to 1000k clics per day). Does someone know how can I do ? My first idea is ...
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Website on IIS works on localhost but not from outside/via IP

I just created a Windows VM on Azure and installed IIS on it. I created a simple HTML file which works if you enter localhost but it's not accessible via the server IP. I googled for a long time and ...
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Redirect emails windows server [closed]

We are setting up a windows server for website and webapplication hosting. There will be around 20 websites and each one of them has at least 3 email adresses (e.g. info@domain.com). These email ...
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Full Stop / Period in URL does not allow Redirect

I'm using a basic Azure Web App to redirect all requests from one domain to another. I have the following in my web.config <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <configuration> ...
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404 Error while using https connection

i've a web application deployed on a windows server on IIS. This site have a public IP associated. Usually use the HTTP protocol: http://<publicip>/<appname> Now i want to enable the ...
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Is it possible to force TLS 1.2 on an IIS Site

I have an IIS site where I want to force TLS 1.2. I don't want client using TLS 1 to be able to connect to the site. I want to do this at the site level as there are other sites that should work ...
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How can i change the location of the config file of a site in IIS?

When I start IIS on a site, I get a "HTTP Error 500.19" Error Code 0x80070005 Config Error Cannot read configuration file due to insufficient permissions Config File ...
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Cannot Reach Primary Domain On Lan

So i created a website for a client and now they cannot get to their www.domain.com when they are connected to their LAN. The site is hosted on our server. They have an exchange server and I added an ...
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IIS - requests login for an ajax request

When I make an AJAX request from a .NET webpage, my local machine instance of IIS causes this to appear: I've tried setting a local admin account on the app pool There's nothing in the IIS logs or ...
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How can you set PHP-CGI in IIS to run in the same app domain as an asmx web service?

We have an IIS web server that's running PHP-CGI, a few asmx web services, and some other things on the same general website. That being said, I've created a dll that is used by the web services ...
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How to Uninstall Shibbolet 2.5 from Windows

I'm attempting to uninstall shibboleth-sp-2.5.6.0-win64.msi from my Window 10 (same problem on Windows Server 2012). It gets stuck with the message "Please wait while the Setup Wizard removes ...
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why it seems ajax request tax server more than standard http post?

I have a web application with much user accessed in the same time. that make our servers going so slow and heavy, because every user will upload pdf file or text from 10mb to 100mb per submit. ...
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How to configure DNS (outside Azure) and Windows VM in Azure

I have just started getting to grips with moving existing websites in to Azure on a Windows Server (2012) VM. How do I set the DNS records (managed away from Azure) to go to the site set up on that ...
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Anonymous Authentication needs to be enabled for both web site and server to work

If I enable Anonymous Authentication in the Default Web Site without enabling it in the server level, my application fails. Is it necessary to have the Anonymous Authentication both in the Default ...
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Increase RAM usage for IIS server

I am running a large scale ERP system on the following server configuration. The application is developed using AngularJS and ASP.NET 4.5 Dell PowerEdge R730 (Quad Core 2.7 Ghz, 32 GB RAM, 5 x 500 GB ...
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IIS 8.5 - serving compressed file on first request

I've read this post. It says that a file is compressed (on default) only if it was requested 2 times in a 10 seconds period. How should I configure frequentHitThreshold and frequentHitTimePeriod for ...
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IIS 8 port rewrite and ProxyPreserveHost equivilent

I've had a simple IIS 8 URL Rewrite rule in for a long time now and it was working perfectly. It basically just rewrote: http://helpdesk to http://helpdesk:8080 Has been working fine, the purpose ...
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Is it possible to change the SSL binding order in IIS?

I have Site A in IIS 8.0 configured to an SSL certificate with the binding ###.###.###.###:443. I also have Site B configured to a different certificate with the binding ###.###.###.###:443 (same IP ...
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How to monitor request timeouts/drops between IIS and nginx

An NGINX reverse proxy is load balancing multiple Windows IIS/ASP.NET servers. Let's say the servers are under heavy load and might drop connections/requests. I see upstream timed out errors in ...
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IIS - overrideModeDefault enforced in PowerShell, not IIS UI

I am trying to modify an IIS Web Application that is installed, and change the Authentication Methods. The Default Web Site is set to alloy Anonymous, and disable everything else. When I use the ...
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IIS 7.5 w3wp allocate memory when host wcf service

I have problem with IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2. I have single WCF Service and ApplicationPool for this service. Now when service is started w3wp.exe consumes memory (about 2 GB). I was think ...
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IIS FastCGI scriptProcessor with spaces in Path?

I am trying to configure a FastCGI Module - the whole thing works fine if I use a path without spaces, but our application is installed into C:\Program Files and other paths where spaces are common. ...
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Linear increase in app pool threads in use with no requests being served

Yesterday afternoon, after some marketing efforts, we received a higher than average (but by no means dangerously high) traffic throughout the day. After this traffic had been going on for a while we ...
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Client Cetificate IIS

I have a dev server where I set up SSL and a client certificate using this guide form Microsoft My problem is I'm not sure what the steps are for getting a client certificate for my production ...