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How can I configure my ASP.NET application to be navigable by IP address instead of URL?

I thought that IP address would always work for navigation to a Web site with a browser. I have rather recently asked this same question where the answer actually worked. See here Can I browse to my ...
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How can I temporarily disable a backend server in IIS ARR?

I'm using IIS ARR to balance load between multiple backend servers. How can I temporarily remove a server for maintenance, so that it will stop getting requests?
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Load Balancer Emitting Wrong Time in Http Header

Our intranet web app is behaving very strangely. Very often posting back (asp.net) to save form input end in no-action. After a month or so of on-and-off troubleshooting, I finally got around to ...
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1answer
57 views

NLB ARR cross-node setup

Given: one ASP.NET web application 2 Windows servers with IIS installed (no more servers allowed) I want to enable load balancing / failover for that application, on both server and application ...
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Writing to Windows Azure Web Sites file system when using multiple Instances

Let's say I have a Windows Azure Web Site instance which I deploy a simple app like Ghost Blog. Will a write to one instance be seen by the other instances? Say I upload an image, or write a post to ...
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1answer
590 views

F5 Load Balancer Resends Request On Timeout

Let me preface this by saying I am not a systems administrator, I'm a programmer. Recently, our systems administrators installed F5 load balancers. Since then, I've noticed that any time a request ...
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1answer
92 views

IIS Load balanced site redirects to external service, but should to return to correct server

We're implementing a pair of network load balancers for our externally and internally facing web servers. we do not plan to use session state services on either NLB, and accept that if a node goes ...
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1answer
53 views

DNS Load Balance for Static Website

This is more of a educational question in comparison to a production environment. I have an AD environment with two IIS servers hosting the identical website content. For arguements sake lets say it ...
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1answer
466 views

NGINX as Load Balancer to IIS web servers

I am trying to set up a simple software load balancer based on NGINX for two IIS web servers. Here is the NGINX configuration file I have created for the load balancing: http { include ...
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1answer
500 views

URL rewriting between different pools with different authentication in IIS

I have an IIS application and three sub-applications as follows: CMT (Windows and Anonymously authenticated) - CI - EM - Website (Windows authenticated) CI and EM are helper web services and ...
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265 views

Client IP address behind ELB + Getting my own IP on the EC2 Server

I want to get the real IP address of the client when I am behind Amazon Elastic Load Balancer (ELB), not the Load Balancer IP. I know that ELB populates "X-Forwarded-For" header with the original ...
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2answers
266 views

What steps i need to configure ssl on haproxy/iis

I have two web server and one haproxy load balancer in front of them. I want to setup ssl connection for my login page. Can someone give me life cycle steps what i need to do? Can i make this with ...
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404 views

How does a geographically distributed web app handle stored data?

Hypothetically... I log in to a web app from Australia and change some data. In the US my colleague is using the same system and wants to view the data I've changed. How could the web app be deployed ...
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355 views

lvs with NAT routing - horrible performance to one real server

I have an LVS setup with NAT routing and two real servers (as an FYI, we're only routing http on tcp port 80). Currently requests to real server A respond just fine, with page load times of 3-4 ...
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69 views

Benefits of ARR in a load balanced environment (Azure)?

I've built a simple IIS 8 web farm on Azure VMs. The web farm has 3 instances (Windows Server 2012) using shared configuration. The load balancing is handled by the Azure's built-in load balancer. ...
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1answer
3k views

Add Machine Key to machine.config in Load Balancing environment to multiple versions of .net framework

I have two web servers behind a F5 load balancer. Each web server has identical applications to the other. There was no issue until the config of the load balancer changed from source address ...
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0answers
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Load Balancing on IIS [closed]

I have applications running on IIS, previously standalone. I'm trying to implement high availability and looking for the best option. I have the option of a hardware load balancer, or network load ...
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1answer
188 views

machine.config file update crashing the website asp.net

We are using load balancing and have three servers for that. On one of the servers the machine.config file had different machine key then the other two machines. Once we updated the machine key and ...
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2answers
1k views

Web Farm Framework - Missing IIS features

I'm trying to install a web farm using Microsoft's Web Farm Framework 2.2. The server is Windows 2008 R2 with IIS 7.5. I followed a tutorial. Installed WFF from Web Platform Installer. However, I'm ...
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2answers
264 views

Certificate Error on dropping www from https://www.example.com

I was looking at this blog and SO question These things prefer to drop www from their websites. But if you are running a website on SSL and you drop www, won't you get a certificate error? I use wild ...
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2answers
634 views

Multiple instances of a web site on a single server - upgrade one at a time

I would like to host a single physical machine two copies of the same very site to minimize downtime during upgrades. I think I could put a load balancer in front of the machine, assign two IPs to ...
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1answer
268 views

IIS Session Sharing between Two IIS Instances

For testing purposes, I have 2 sites on the same IIS server that I want the session state to be shared between. The sites are identical (they point to the same folder) and originally they used the ...
2
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1answer
370 views

Is it possible to setup load balancing for 2 apps running on the same server?

I have two instances of a web app (using play framework) running on the same machine under two different ports. I am trying to work out if it is possible to set IIS to act as a reverse proxy and ...
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1answer
116 views

Load balancing for Web and Database Servers

I'm trying to get a greater understanding around load balancing for Windows IIS Web servers and MSSQL database servers. In our environment I have 2x IIS web servers and 2x MSSQL database servers. I ...
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2answers
753 views

loadBalancing/clustering on IIS/ASP.Net/SQL Server

I've to create an offer for a future ASP.NET application. They wants an high availability(99.9%+). So I'm searching the best solutions with .Net technologies(asp.net mvc 3, IIS 7, SQL Server 2008 R2) ...
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2answers
195 views

IIS - two servers single domain

I've got two server machines - one running Debian Linux and the other running Windows Server. They are both in the same network and have single public ip address. The port 80 is configured to serve ...
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180 views

Bad request 400 Error when using parent cache node

I'm trying to design a load balancing system with a parent cache. I have 2 Child Cache servers with ARR and Network load balancing features installed. (vServer2008-1: 10.7.10.90, ...
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1answer
228 views

Asp.Net web farm IIS on EC2 and ELBs

I'm a developer now developing my startup. I really don't know much about IIS setup. I will host my startup on Amazon EC2. And I want to know how can I scale my application if my traffic increase. I ...
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1answer
67 views

1 server for each language in http://www.domain.com/<lang>/

Is is possible to set up IIS (or a load balancer of some kind) so that each URL of the form... http://www.domain.com/en/ http://www.domain.com/fr/ http://www.domain.com/es/ etc... ... is handled by ...
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2answers
231 views

Load Balanceing IIS Server Is Always Sticky for 60 seconds

I have a load balancer setup with two server farms behind it, one has 3 Apache servers on Linux and the other has 2 IIS servers. I configured 2 virtual services on the load balancer identically, one ...
2
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1answer
526 views

Can an IIS load balancer proxy many long lived HTTP streaming requests?

I'm trying to set up IIS as a software load balancer on a Windows Server 2008 R2 box for back ends serving long lived, HTTP streaming requests. Individual curl requests work fine, but when I use ...
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1answer
1k views

How does connection pooling work on IIS?

I am posting this on behalf of a friend. Is there a document that explains how does IIS connection pooling work, especially in clustered environments (with load balancing, and databases in the ...
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Web Server Synchronization

I'm having 2 identical webservers(running IIS) which i intend to load balance with Hardware Based Application Load Balancer. I need a Synchronization software to do real-time sync of the data between ...
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1answer
276 views

Using Web Farm Framework workflows to fire custom command automatically

I'm using Microsoft's Web Farm Framework, and I'm trying to use the Workflow features of version 2.0 to fire a custom command when 'Remove from Load Balancing' is selected. Based on the linked ...
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3answers
961 views

Best way to keep 2 or more IIS installations in sync

The front-end of our set-up runs via:- A Linux load balancer - running HAProxy for load-balancing with stunnel in front for SSL connections. This serves 2 x Windows Server boxes running IIS 7.5 I ...
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4answers
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Load balanced IIS. Should I use NLB, or linux-based reverse proxy, or something else?

What would be the best approach for load-balancing at least 2-3 Windows 2008 R2 IIS webservers running a multitude of .NET applications? My choices appear to be: 1) Hardware-based network device load ...
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1answer
34 views

Just one server fails to read from stateserver

Two servers works with state server correctly. But the new third server fails to read values, stored by 1st or 2nd servers. MachineKeys are the same. Application Path the same. What else could ...
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3answers
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ARR servers in the Load Balancing pool automatically go from unavailable to available

I have 3 IIS web servers in an ARR web farm. When we do rolling releases, we take one server offline as a backup server and move it into an "Unavailable State" I have noticed that with ARR, servers ...
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nginx, sticky session and IIS

I am using nginx as the load balancer and IIS to server asp.net pages. However I am having trouble figuring out how to set sticky session in nginx. Is it possible? Thanks.
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2answers
977 views

High Availability with 2 servers?

Is it possible to have a high availability setup with 2 servers? Running Windows Web Server 2008 and MSSQL Web Edition (as I know Express isn't supported)? Getting to the point where our one ...
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3answers
3k views

High-availability and load balancing on IIS?

I need to study about high-availability and load balancing of a web server. My choice was IIS, cause of I'm familiar with it. I have some questions to ask: Which is the first version of IIS that ...
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1answer
1k views

Can I use NLB to balance multiple sites on the same (n) servers?

I know this is probably a simple question, but I can't seem to find a definitive answer anywhere. We have two servers (Win2K3 SP1) running a single website on IIS 6.0 under NLB. Each server is ...
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1k views

Load Balancing IIS. Serving images and html from one server and asp.net pages from another

we are using windows 2003 server with dual CPU and IIS gets overflown with requests and not able to handle them but at the same time it uses less than 20% of the CPU and less than 40% of ram. When ...
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5answers
991 views

Load Balance Web Farm on EC2 [closed]

I have a Windows IIS web farm on EC2 that I'm looking at my load balancing options for? Any suggestions? Right now I'm using a Linux instance running HAproxy.