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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What is the APPCMD.EXE syntax to remove all IP Address and Domain Restrictions from a website?

I have the syntax to add the initial Restricted IPs. I just need syntax to remove all IPs for automation purposes. C:\Windows\System32\inetsrv\appcmd.exe set config "ParentSite" ...
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IIS 8 - Application Initialization and Deployment of website without downtime

I have set up App Initialization on for a large website, however there is still quite a long wait before the website is initialized before users can access it. The site in question is quote big and ...
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Proxy pass with Helicon ISAPI rewrites not passing X_FORWARDED_FOR

On Windows Server 2012 R2 with the latest IIS and Helicon rewrites, I'm passing some requests to a Sinatra/thin instance. RewriteRule ^RT/(.+)$ http://localhost:9000/$1 [QSA,P] This application ...
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How to set up sub domains with IIS 7.5?

I'm in the process of setting up a windows 2008 server. I've managed to set up a site on IIS and I'm in the process of setting up a few more. Typically when setting up sites on my local machine, I ...
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URL rewrite in IIS 8.5 is not working I'm getting 404 instead

Hi I've configured a rewrite rule on my IIS but it seems like it never gets fired I've been working on this for several hours without any luck this is my rule: ...
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IIS 8.5 links are showing local domain not ip [on hold]

I have set up IIS 8.5 on windows 8.1 as a development site but I need to let people in different office look at it. When they load it by going to my public ip address the initial html loads fine but ...
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Forms authentication with URL rewriting

I've got forms authentication set on the top level of my site via the web.config, and I also have a URL rewrite rule to go from mysite.com/plex/ via a reverse proxy to another localhost server; ...
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Azure IIS: Enable Rewrite to achieve subdomains and 404 on images an scripts

I'm desperately trying to make my Azure Web App accessible via subdomains. It seems that I cannot map multiple subdomains on Azure for each Virtual Application/Folder of my shared Web App instance. I ...
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iis ftp error 501 server cannot accept argument on explorer [on hold]

To start it off, it is working fine with chrome. When trying to access the ftp server via internet explorer or windows explorer it fails due to passive. After disabling passive from internet ...
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What will be the minimum iis version required to run asp.net 5 applications? [migrated]

I'm considering using ASP.Net 5 for a new project, but I need to know what the minimum IIS version will be to host and run this application.
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Work Folders / IIS - Using Wrong Certificate - Ignoring Bindings

I can't seem to get Work Folders to serve using the correct certificate. I've bound it via netsh to a wild card certificate, and when I check "netsh http show sslcert" every binding uses the correct ...
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Why does IIS recycle my application pool every 15 minutes?

Today we have a huge number of users on our ASP.NET MVC IIS 7 web application. I notice that approx. every 15 minutes, the application pool process is killed and a new one is started. I did not find ...
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Hardware reader utility works under IIS Express but not IIS

I'm developing an ASP.NET Web API (2.2) Intranet service at work that encapsulates access to a smart card reader for generating public key signatures. The smart card reader relies on an open-source ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Virtual Switch

We have an Dell R510 that has Windows Server 2012 R2 Core installed. We are having a problem where the guest VMs are losing their network connections but will come back after a couple of minutes. The ...
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How to Stop IIS editing body of http 201 response? (PHP)

I'm currently implementing a REST service in PHP on an IIS server. Everything is working fine, except that when I have the server respond with a HTTP status code of 201, IIS is prepending a string ...
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Combined Windows and Anonymous authentication in IIS combined with Tomcat ISAPI filter

I have Apache Tomcat (version 7.0) running with an AJP-connector. I have configured the IIS (version 8.5) with an ISAPI-filter to forward all the calls to Tomcat's AJP and have enabled Windows ...
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Setting up a domain name to use host headers

I have a server that I want to host multiple web sites on using host headers. I know how to set IIS up but I am unsure how to set up the domain name. I have a domain name (ex. mydomain.com) that I ...
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IIS 8, Shared Configuration and server specific HTTP Header

Is it possible in IIS 8 use Shared Configuration and set an HTTP Header for each server with a different value?
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Running IIS and Virtualized SQL Server on same machine

I work for a small organization within the government. We maintain our own Windows Server 2003 web server on the the govt. DMZ. We have to migrate to Windows Server 2008 or 2012 by July. ...
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Response time slows as the day goes on, where to start troubleshooting?

My IT people just shrug their shoulders when I bring this up, so I am turning to SE for some help. I think this image shows it best. Quite simply, as the day goes on response time gets worse and ...
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Running a web service from a Win 2012 R2 Hyper-V Host - xDoS prevention

Here's the scenario. We have a Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Edition hosting three NLB 2012 R2 web servers with our product on them. They receive XML data from connected public servers and work ...
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Redirect from subdirectory to a file (IIS 7.5)

Our site is setup like this: /root /howitworks index file /users howitworks.htm Our SSL host name is secure.site.com The index file in /howitworks simply redirects to ...
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ASP MVC Applicaiton hangs suddenly in IIS 8.5

We have 3 Servers One is for infrastructure like domain server and 2 servers with an ASP MVC and a webapi site. A maanged load balancer balances the load to server 2 and 3 For many monthes everything ...
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IIS listening 127.0.0.1 instead 0.0.0.0

I configure binding on my IIS 7 server like: ip address: All Unassigned port: 8080 but in netstat -aon command see only 127.0.0.1:8080 instead 0.0.0.0:8080(which I would like) (0.0.0.0:8080 is ...
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HTTPS Redirect in IIS 7 Only Working on Localhost

I am trying to force SSL redirection on a website through IIS 7 (Server 2008) using the following: <rule name="Redirect to HTTPS" stopProcessing="true"> <match url="(.*)" /> ...
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Wait Time (TTFB) Difference Between Apache and IIS 8.5 [duplicate]

I have a system which runs on PHP and MySQL. I know that there is a performance difference between WinServer 2012R2 IIS8.5 vs Centos 6.5 LAMP when using PHP&MySQL based structures. But the ...
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Forward DNS Record to an IP:Port [duplicate]

I have a server, let's say IP address of: 4.2.2.2. on 4.2.2.2:5000, I have a website called Gamers. I got a free domain at Gamers.tk. on 4.2.2.2:6000, I have a website called Sports. Domain ...
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https no longer works and http keep looping for credential

Hopefully this noob question is not being asked already. My FTP site https://xxxxxx.xxx.com/xxx used to works well, until 2 weeks ago someone (authorized user, not intrusion) logged in to the ftp ...
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Deployed Application runs on localhost but fails with a HostName/IP

I have deployed an ASP.NET (Webforms-C#) Application on IIS 8.5 (Windows Server 2012 R2). When I bind it to 80 port, it works fine as '\localhost\' but when I assign a HostName or IP address, I can no ...
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Windows Authentication working on localhost but not on other site on IIS

I'm trying to set up a simple html/css/js only site on my local IIS that uses Windows Authentication. So far I just a have a c://mysite/index.html file When I point the default IIS website (i.e ...
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How To …IIS, Reverse Proxy, URL Masking, Outbound .?

Here is the background On our website there is a a search function which communicates with Google Search Appliance (GSA). When the user lick on search it sends the request to ...
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How to use AppCmd on Windows Server for IIS with a site

I came across this ServerFault Article entitled show PHP error message on IIS 7, which was expanded a bit by Anton Staykov. I also searched a couple of other articles, such as this one by Microsoft. ...
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What exactly is IIS (Internet Information Services)

I've read the following about IIS: The servers configured with application role support web servers trough IIS Services. I also know that IIS hosts internal and external websites and also ...
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Sending email from PHP through exchange [closed]

I figured serverfault might be a better fit for this question. I'm trying to send emails with PHP mail() function. PHP returns no errors and says the email has been accepted whether it sends or not. ...
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IIS failing to serve MP4 other than to a desktop browser

I'm using the HTML5 video tag as follows: <html> <body> <video> <source src="https://192.168.0.101/bunny.mp4" type='video/mp4' /> ...
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How to Change HTTP Port in Win Server 2008

I have installed Websphere application server which is using port 80 on my system. I also neeeded SMTP , so installed IIS on WIN2008 Server . But getting following error: The World Wide Web ...
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Powershell IIS plugin - cmdlets not working

I'm pretty much a novice at Powershell so bear with my noobness. I'm specifically trying to run the "Get-WebBinding" cmdlet (which I have successfully run on some of my other servers) Windows Server ...
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Set IIS to Require SSL + Require Client Certificate on requests from localhost?

So, This is my scenario: I have a WCF service application which is invoked by the cruel and mean outside world, and it is hosted in IIS to REQUIRE both SSL and client certificate. I.e. no ...
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HTTP error 403.4 SSL required, although I do not have SSL enabled

I have a SBS 2008. I am trying to enable the existing default DeltaDRL location #2 as shown in the CA-PKI-SnapIn. The error message is: download not possible. The location is ...
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Allowing IUSR to access a page anonymously windows server 2000

I am migrating a web app from a windows 2000 server to a windows 2008 server. In several places, the app is trying to convert a webpage to a PDF. To do this, it has the server access a url and convert ...
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Simulate load balancing on localhost using IIS and Application Request Routing

I want to simulate website load balancing on my development machine using IIS and Application Request Routing. I was able to "load balance" between two external sites, but trying to do the same with ...
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Consequences of updating an mvc site mid-day

Our website is using asp.net mvc 4, running on iis. We are currently having an error on one of our pages, and the fix to it would require an update. We generally don't do updates mid-day because we ...
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How can I call one web service, but not another, in the same folder?

I have two web services, of old school, asmx. Both is in the same sub folder, which have anonymous authentication, in a MVC web application that have windows authentication. When I browse one of them ...
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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 ...