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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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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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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Getting Basic Conditional Rewrite Rules to Work (IIS 7+)

I am testing out some rewrite rules that I need to use for my web app. I am using IIS Express and VS2013 to develop and debug my app. I've configured IIS Express and my hosts file so that I access my ...
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Configure virtual directory with forward slash with IIS Express

I have configured IIS Express to have multiple virtual directories with a forward slash in the path by editing applicationhost.config. Is this the only way to have a path with a forward slash - hand ...
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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 ...