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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How do I configure Azure Active Directory to provide Windows Authentication in multi-tenant IIS ASP.NET web apps?

I have been doing some tests with Azure Active Directory trial license in my data center. Our company has our own hosting services and physical hardware, and for now we would like to keep it that way ...
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Optimum IIS configuration for SSL redirect with multiple certificates installed

I have an IIS7/WinServer2008 configuration with a wildcard SSL certificate installed (*.mydomain.com). The web server holds several websites each configured to route via a host header off the same IP ...
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Is websocket reverse proxy possible with IIS 8.5 & URL rewrite 2.0?

I installed Tomcat as a java app server behind IIS. Using the following rules I can rewrite static pages just fine, but alas, websocket connections are never established: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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How to setup IIS 8.5 FTP server to only listen to one IP address?

All the FTP sites I defined in IIS are bound to 192.16.9.3:21 & 192.16.9.3:990, yet when I do a netstat the following is what I get: C:\>netstat -a -n -o Active Connections Proto Local ...
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Virtual directory in IIS that points to different server is returning 401

I'm trying to set up a virtual directory through IIS on our intranet server, intranetnew. This virtual directory points to our file server, file01. I want this to use windows authentication if ...
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IIS Connection_Dropped when Transfer Encoding is chunked

we have an IIS Server and in the back we run a Node.js/Express Webapp. We use the iis_node module for this. So far it works great but we have a mp4 stream and that does not work when we have transfer ...
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IIS | Block execution of files in directory

I am dealing with user uploads via a PHP application. I want to secure the server so no exploits are available to the user, such as uploading a php shell and executing it. I have set it so all ...
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TCP forwarding IIS

i have a server, let's call it: GATEWAY-SERVER (GS). On GS i installed a custom build TCP proxy/forwarder. This tool accepts connection TCP level and formulates a new request towards a TARGETSERVER ...
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ipad can not access the web site of IIS in intranet [on hold]

i use 192.168.1.107 in IIS with port 80 same level of Default web site in window 8 but i ipad can not access the IIS web site then i ping my ipad with window 8 , it can ping, but ipad can not access ...
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Rewrite URL to so subfolder points to root in IIS

I have a website which when publish has a URL like: sub.website(dotcom)/sub/Default.aspx Is it possible to change it see when the user navigates to sub.website(dotcom)/ it loads the ...
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IIS minimizing processes count

Warning: I am almost a complete newbie to server management, I have been running my own web servers for years but only at a very basic level. With that said, I am now on a VPS host which enforces a ...
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AVG Antivirus causes slow PHP response time

My PHP website has suffered from really slow response times, and after a long research I finally found out the culprit is AVG Antivirus installed on the web server. The website is running on IIS 7.5 ...
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IIS Remote Errors to Specific Hosts

One of the IIS configuration options is how much error detail goes to the client's browser. It is clear why one would want their own development servers and not pass detail error messages to the ...
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IIS two layer authentication for BETA webapp

I have an ASP.NET MVC webapp that has a public area and a member area with login using cookie + oauth, nothing fancy is just a regular webapp. I want to publish a BETA version for testing but I don't ...
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.NET 4.0 applications suddenly stop working with TNS error (IIS 7.5, Oracle 11.2.0 client)

I support an IIS 7.5 web server and I've been having a bit of trouble with my app pools. What I am seeing is every so often, the applications using connections to Oracle databases will stop working ...
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Where to find Outlook Web Access (OWA)/Exchange Webmail?

We're using Windows Server 2012 R2 64 bit and Exchange Server 2010, and I'm the administrator, but we had a contractor set up the server, so I'm not sure what some of our settings are. Now I'm trying ...
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External clients get a certificate mismatch - but internal clients do not

I have a scenario where external clients are receiving a certificate that is different than the one that is bound to the IIS site. This is Win2008R2 / IIS, in the following configuration: ...
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Changing 'Connect As' user and password for IIS Site

I'm trying to connect the 'Connect As' username for the physical path on our IIS 7.5 web site, that's found in the Sites -> Default Web Site -> Basic Settings -> Connect As UI windows. I need to do it ...
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IIS - 1 website, multple domains, wildcard ssl or another method?

First of all I am a bit of a beginner but I am hopefully using the right terminology below. A lot of this will be guess work. We use a CMS which has a master portal (with many sub-portals) which is ...
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Unable to connect to SQL Server on live server

I have a copy of my client's database and website on my computer. There's also a matching copy of both online where my client's customers will use the website. When I test my local copy of the ...
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IIS 7, LogStash and flushing IIS logs

I'm using LogStash to import IIS logs into ElasticSearch. It's done by pointing the LogStash to the folder with IIS logs which contains several log files each per day. Currently I don't use the ...
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Loggin request execution time along with requested URL

I'm running a ASP.NET WEBFORMS application on a windows 2012 Server. I need to be able to calculate average execution times for each page in my application. I know the IIS logs have a time-taken ...
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How to Upgrade to PHP 5.5 on Windows Server 2008

What is the proper way to upgrade from PHP Version 5.4.32 to PHP Version 5.5.22 on Windows? All that I can find is how to to install. PHP is already running on Windows Server 2008 R2 64 bit alongside ...
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CPU at 50%, Yet IIS/ASP.net Requests still being queued

We have a (VMWare) VM, which when load testing, appears to start queueing requests at 120 users. The CPU doesn't appear to hit over 70%, so I'm struggling to see why it would be failing to process ...
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Microsoft Application Request Routing (ARR) routing condition from HTTP body

I want to build the following system, but want to route depending of the HTTP body, in my case SOAP messages. Is that possible and how? These are the available HTTP headers and server variables, ...
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Fixing the IIS tilde vulnerability

One of our IIS servers (IIS 7.5, Server 2008 R2) is apparently "vulnerable" to the tilde Short Filename disclosure issue. However, I'm having a hard time actually fixing the issue. So far, I've ...
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IIS 8 and MSMQ over HTTP without WCF

I am trying to config a new Server 2012 R2 server running IIS 8 and MSMQ. I have create a private queue and trying to send it messages over HTTP from a server in another domain. I have granted the ...
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Multiple Computers Running IIS with a Singular Public IP how to handle incoming communications?

At our company, we have three separate servers that house IIS currently. Each of these three servers have the same public IP address and essentially reside on the same network under different subnets. ...
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What is throttling max concurrent connections? IIS? Windows Server?

I have an asp.net app deployed on IIS, and have recently upgraded CPU and memory to double what it was in hopes that more concurrent users would be supported. Still though in my load test it seems ...
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Can't open wordpress site on dedicated server with iis

I have dedicated server with windows server 2012. There is IIS running many asp .net sites without problems. I've added wordpress site using web platform installer. I can open it from any computer ...
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Using IIS' “http redirect” feature, allow non-trailing slash for sub-folders

The dialog looks like this: Let's for argument's sake say that it says "https://cms.example.com/example". The idea is that accessing "http://cms.example.com/" or "https://cms.example.com" should ...
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Web.Config size limit for Azure Websites

I have an ASP.NET web application which I am migrating to Microsoft Azure. For various reasons, our web config file has grown to be rather large. On our "on site" instance, we have solved this by ...
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IIS 8.5 cold start

I have a small ASP.NET MVC 5 web application hosted on VDS. VDS has following config: 2.6 Gz CPU, 1 Gb RAM, 20 GB SSD, Windows Server 2012 R2, IIS 8.5. There are maximum 5 concurrent users who can ...
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applicationhost history with shares configs

We currently have an IIS setup that uses one applicationhost.config for two servers, this works fine and changes are shared without a problem. The only problem we have is that the #:\inetpub\history\ ...
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IIS web farm framework Load balancing vs classic load balancing

As asked here, I'm currently having a look at the IIS Web Farm Framework, but i'm concerned about performance. Is there an important difference between a classic Load Balancer, and the WFF load ...
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Issue with creating an SSL certificate

I am having the following issue: There is a Terminal Server name TERM-SRV.example.com running Windows Server 2012 that hosts a site "https://example.com/RDWeb". There was a certificate that recently ...
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IIS: How to receive an email notification when file is downloaded using a direct link

Is it possible to configure IIS to send out an email notification when a file inside a certain directory is downloaded? For ex: any file in www.example.com/download/?
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How would one configure an IIS that has SSL and client certs functional, to show a warning page before logon

I have a web site that uses a CAC client certificate, which is functioning like it should. The problem is, there's a requirement that the site regurgitate a message warning that it's a US Government ...
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windows server 2008 r2: ensure that your web role has the 'management tools' option installed

I installed web deploy 3.5 on my windows server 2008 R2 server. but Management server delegation seems not installed. I found the answer on serverfault. Can not see "Management Service ...
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Azure Availability sets and CMS instances

We are hosting a CMS Site on Azure through a VM and IIS. To keep inline with Microsoft's SLA's we have to put the Front Ends in an availability set and then Load Balance them though an endpoint. This ...
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Set binding of IIS to specific URL with parameter

i am developing an .NET web app. The app is waiting some users to enter and select a business from a large list of items, so for example: If you choose "Acme" the app will enter in www.myapp.com/Acme ...
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Flush IIS7 logs manually on remote machine

I know how to flush IIS7 logs when I'm logged on some machine: netsh http flush logbuffer How can I do it on another machine?
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Cannot access IIS Express from another machine

I can access the IIS express website fine from my local machine, either via localhost, or via its IP address. However when I try to browser to that IP address from another machine, it times out. I ...
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Service Unavailable if I try to access IIS website via IP address, works fine via localhost or 127.0.0.1

If I try to access the default website in IIS on Windows 7 via localhost, or 127.0.0.1 it all works fine. If I try to access it by browsing to its IP address it fails with the error HTTP Error 503. ...
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How to prevent browser from prompting for a client certificate and allow the IIS to accept it (not require it)?

In a web application, I have a WCF service uses Client Certificate authentication. I checked "Accept Client Certificate" in IIS - SSL Settings and it works fine. But some times, in some browsers, if a ...
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IIS App cannot write to network share on a 2012 server, fine on a 2008 server

I have a Windows 2008 R2 web server running IIS, and the app needs to write files to a folder. None of the machines are on a domain, just a local workgroup. The app pool is running as the user ...
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ServerManager.OpenRemote error 80040154 CLSID {2b72133b-3f5b-4602-8952-803546ce3344} in ASP.NET MVC 4

I have a console app, which is using Microsoft.Web.Administration to remotely manage IIS on remote server (I used this ...
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IIS ARR pass-through Windows authentication does not work

I have a similar problem as described here: ARR 3 IIS 7.5 Windows Authentication not working Unfortunately that solution does not work on our servers. In our test environment we have an ARR server ...
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404 not found when accessing www [closed]

I tried: www Host(A) 38.67.136.195 And everytime you accessed my site using www.synergyweight.com then it gave a 404 error. So I changed it up using a Cname www Alias(CNAME) synergyweight.com ...
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SBS 2011: can't open web-based Sharepoint Designer

We installed SBS 2011 (Sharepoint 2010) a couple of years ago and it's running fine. We never used Sharepoint features. Now we wanted to explore Workflow features so I went to http://sites and logged ...