IIS Express is a version of IIS optimized to ease website development. Among other features, it is self-contained, and lighter weight than the full version of IIS, and does not need to be run as a service, or require administrative rights for most of its functions.

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Connection Reset error trying to set up HTTPS locally using VS and IIS Express

I'm trying to set up Facebook authentication on my application, so I tried following the steps at this page: ...
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Change an IISExpress site's physicalPath on the command line

What's the easiest way to accomplish this? I see there's lots of examples for appcmd relating to IIS proper, and using powershell for same, but I can't see an API of sorts for reconfiguring the ...
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iis express: A blank web.config breaks my website

I'm running iis express on windows 7. When I put a web.config file in my site it will not load- the browser keeping waiting for it to respond. I even tried an "empty" web.config with the following ...
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How to change IIS Express Virtual Directory password encryption provider?

In Visual Studio 2012 I'm working on an ASP.NET MVC application which requires a Virtual Directory under the main application directory called "Shared". This happens to point to a UNC path, so I need ...
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How can I hit my iis express site from my android devices?

I have a site running under IIS Express, I added the following to my applicationHost.config <binding protocol="http" bindingInformation="*:49223:localhost" /> <binding protocol="http" ...
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With WebMatrix, How do I Connect to a MySQL Database on a Colleague's Machine? [closed]

I have scoured Google trying to discover how to do this, but essentially I want to connect to a colleague's MySQL database for working together on a Wordpress installation. I am having no luck and ...
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First Request to IIS Express Fails with 503 Service Unavailable, Second Succeeds

Each time I start my ASP.Net MVC 3 app from Visual Studio 2010, IIS Express launches and IE spins waiting. The request fails with HTTP 503 Service Unavailable. I hit Refresh in IE, and the request ...
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How to fix Bad request response from IIS express 7 for one request from internet

I'm trying IISExpress 7 in Windows XP to servr requests from internet for ASP .NET MVC2 applicaton I changed line in iisexpress 7 applicationhost.config from <binding protocol="http" ...
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For iis-express on terminal services, can I limit connections to just the current user/session

I'd like to run iis-express within a user session on a windows terminal services server. However, I'd like only my current user to have access to the iis-express hosted site. Is there a way of ...
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How to configure IIS Express to ask for client certificate

Does anybody know how to configure IIS Express to require client certificate for access? I'm trying to debug a problematic ASP.NET application which uses client certificates for authentication.
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Where's the management interface for IISExpress?

Is there an interface separate from the regular IIS manager? When I search on IISExpress I find only a link to a folder full of logs related to IISExpress sites that had been spawned by Visual ...
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Can we use wildcards with NETSH HTTP ADD URLACL in Windows 7 / 2008r2?

i'm using IIS7 express and therefore need to unblock port 80 if I wish to hit the website locally and on the default http port. To do this, i use .. netsh http add urlacl ...