Internet Information Services (IIS) 7 Manager for Remote Administration provides end users and administrators with the ability to securely manage remote IIS 7 servers from Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003.

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Windows Server 2008 R2, IIS 7.5 and IIS 6 Compatibility

Is is possible to use IIS 6 management console to manage a 2008 R2 IIS ? I found some articles claiming it's possible, and showing how. Like this one for exemple. But after I installed all ...
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Can't connect to MSDeploy service from Visual Studio 2013

The Situation I have a hosted server that has our development webserver on it. I have installed the Web Management Service (via Web Platform Installer) and have setup an IIS Management user, setup ...
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Display Custom Error on iis 8

I have a big problem, my custom error pages works on the dev machine but not on the server.. my web config is like this: <system.web> <customErrors mode="On" ...
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Enable Image Uploads on IIS

I'm trying to configure a single directory on my IIS server to allow image uploads. I can't seem to get the config file right. I've got a directory on the server called userfiles, within this users ...
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IIS 8.5 Manager: Application Pools and Sites nodes missing

I've encountered a weird problem that I haven't been able to solve and haven't found any information on: the Application Pools and Sites nodes in the IIS Manager of our IIS 8.5 went missing! This ...
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Can't find IIS Rewrite Rule in Config XML

I created a new URL rewrite rule through the IIS manager GUI. But when I browse to the site config XML file, I don't see any rewrite rules even though I have confirmed the rewrite is working. I had ...
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No IIS Manager on Windows Server 2012 Essentials

I just got Windows Server 2012 Essentials installed on a VM and I would like to set up some web projects in IIS on this VM. But I can't seem to find how to get to it? When I remote to the machine with ...
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How to set IIS Remote Management Restrictions policy using PowerShell (server core)?

I'm setting up an IIS 2012 R2 system in a server core environment. I've enabled the IIS management service and assigned a cert, but can't find how to configure restrictions on what IPs can connect to ...
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How to change folder permissions?(IIS server)

I want to change permissions of a folder to 755. I am able to connect to the server using File Zilla but when I modify the permission to 755 I get as output: 500 'SITE CHMOD 755 uploads': command not ...
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What am I missing out on when using msbuild to deploy?

I'm trying to use msbuild/webdeploy with teamcity to deploy to IIS. However, I'm getting an ERROR_USER_UNAUTHORIZED error message and link pointing me to this page on iis.net. I'm using the Web ...
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Automated IIS backups at the application level?

I'm exploring automated backups when deploying to IIS 7 using webdeploy. I've upgraded to webdeploy v3 after ensuring that Management Service is installed and running under my web server role, all of ...
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Changes done in IIS Manager are reflected in web.config intead of applicationHost.config

I had to install a third party product on my server. Somehow this tool changed stuff in the IIS Settings and now for example when I add ISAPI Filter to a Web Site it stores the setting in the ...
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Remote IIS administation options missing in Windows 8

I would like to remotely administer IIS on a couple of test servers from my Windows 8 Professional machine. However, the options to do so seem to be missing from IIS Manager. My expectation is that ...
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How to change default listening port on webbserver IIS 7?

How do you change the default port to which the webbserver IIS 7 is listening for incoming traffic to whatever portnumber? e.g. I have web application named "mywebapplication" published on SSL port ...
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Publish RemoteApp of IIS manager from multiple servers

I have a couple servers running with IIS 8 running on them. One is a public server with RDS running on it. I have published the IIS manager as a remote app from this server, but I would also like to ...
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Windows Server 2003 / IIS: How do I set up a folder to run as a website? [closed]

I am trying to install a open-source web help desk on my VMWare Server 2003 Enterprise Ed., and I have already set up the server with several roles (DNS, DHCP, AD, and App. Server). In order to ...
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Is port 8080 safe for IIS Management Service [closed]

Following Configuring Remote Administration and Feature Delegation in IIS 7, I configured the IIS Management Service to use port 8080 instead of the default 8172. Is this safe? Could there be ...
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What feature must be installed to show the ASP icon in IIS?

An IIS 7, Windows 2008 R2 server is missing the ASP icon from the workspace pane when a web application is selected in the tree pane. What feature must I add to get the icon to appear?
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Werid behaviour of IIS 6

I have a site who needs to be pointed to: inetpub\wwwroot\cakephp\app\webroot\ If I point the "Default Web Site" to that directoy, my web application works perfectly. Now, as I want to add more ...
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Multisite, multi user login, same server

Is it possible to run multiple websites on the same windows server under different user logins/iis managers? Basically we have multiple web masters accessing the same login/iis manager and want to ...
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Setting expiration in IIS 7

I have to set expiration for my static files of my application in IIS 7. Using the dialog below: I set it to 10 days. But when I look at my page analysis using PageSpeed add-on in Chrome, I see ...
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Create a group 'WebDevelopers' where users have admin access to IIS?

In a Windows domain, is it possible to create a Active Directory group "WebDevelopers", which is just like the normal user group, except that users also have admin rights on their local IIS (e.g., ...
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Cannot access local database with IIS Manager

I've created a local .mdf database with Visual Studio 2010 and did a couple of modifications to it. Now I want to edit it in IIS Manager. However, I cannot access it neither by connection string, nor ...
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Local path in iis greyed out

I am trying to deploy an application to my website, but the Local Path in IIS Manager is greyed out. Why is this occurring?
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IIS_IUSRS group missing

I am getting a 500.19 error when going to my site. I've tried to change the permissions on the directory but for some reason since about 2hrs ago the IIS_IUSRS group is completely gone now. I think I ...
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how to uninstall iis on windows 7 enterprise

I have googled and looked into this site. Reviewed the following post here on SF Uninstall IIS on Windows 7 I have done all the research before posting this question so please do not down vote. But ...
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How do I find which Website has a particular hostname

I want to find which website listed in the IIS 6 Manager has a particular host header value configured in its identities. Currently I have to go through each website, right click properties, Web Site ...
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Can I use Web Deploy to deploy a PHP application from IIS on Windows 7?

The Web Deploy 2.0 page on iis.net states the "Web Deploy Tool also enables administrators and delegated users to use IIS Manager to deploy ASP.NET and PHP applications to an IIS 7.0 server." I'm ...
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Windows 7 caches FTP credentials?

On my remote machine I have an IIS 7.5 (Windows Server 2008). I set up an ftp site with IIS Manager authentication. I then did Active Directory user isolation and isolated my users to physical folders ...
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Windows 2003 R2 - IIS Crashes On Setting Change

I'm running a server which currently has about 50 sites on, and am encountering from problems with IIS. Everytime I try and change a setting on a site, switch .Net versions, add/change domains on a ...
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How to kill a particular in memory session in IIS console?

I need to kill a user session if it's causing trouble on the web server due a web application bug as a quick workaround. Is it possible to kill only a particular in memory user session from the IIS ...
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Connection String Configuration

I have number of web instances in IIS server, where these websites uses connection strings to connect to the SQL Server data. There is single web.config file for all the website where there resides ...
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Login challenge missing after migrating asp website from .net 2.0 to 4.0

I'm upgrading an old internal website from .net 2 to 4 using this procedure from msdn. I mostly got rid of .net assembly references in the web.config and switched the DefaultAppPool. However when I ...
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Saving website level rewrite rules to applicationHost.config

Is it possible to save rewrite rules configured on the level of a website to the applicationHost.config, while using IIS Manager? (I know how to do that manually) By default they are saved to ...
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More powerful replacement for Microsoft's IIS 7 Manager

Does anyone know of any more advanced/powerful replacements for the "Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager" for IIS 7? It might include things like selecting multiple items to ...
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website with virtual directory

I have a website running which is using asp.net and iis 7. I made some changes to the website and I wanted to do some testing using the same url but in a sub directory like /private/test So in IIS I ...
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IIS 7 password protect folder and files

I am using IIS 7 and I would like sombody to tell me how to password protect a folder. And how would you get the username and password dialog to show when someone tries to download a file in that ...
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IIS 7 slow to do anything

I installed IIS fresh yesterday on my dev box and at the time it was working perfectly. I rebooted this morning and now I can't debug my websites in Visual Studio because the web server doesn't ...
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IIS6 error“The handle is invalid” when closing the IIS Manager mmc

We have a couple of servers that for some reason, show an error dialog when closing out of the IIS Manager. The error gives absolutely no information, and searches on Google and Bing have returned ...
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Adding multiple web sites on IIS with single DNS name

I'm trying to add a new web site on an existing IIS v7 which has its default web site installed. My problem is that I have conflict since I can't give: Different host name Different local IP ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 FTP Connection failing

I have looked all over and I am sorry if this is a double post somewhere. I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine that sits behind a Cisco ASA. It has the latest patches and all Windows firewalls are ...
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What is the difference between Features in Server level and site level in IIS7.5

I am having trouble connecting with IIS_manager created users to my default FTP site. I followed the guide at http://learn.iis.net/page.aspx/321/configure-ftp-with-iis-7-manager-authentication/ (as ...
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Trouble creating FTP in Server 2008

I have been trying to create an FTP server on my new Server 2008. I have been following both (very detailed and highly published here guides) For setting up using IIS Manager ...
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IIS get back default config

How to reset IIS to get back to the default configuration (no applications installed)?
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Why doesn't IIS kill hanging requests?

I'm running IIS on Server 2008 R2. Recently, I've seen a lot of errors like this: The timeout period elapsed prior to obtaining a connection from the pool. This may have occurred because all ...
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Import .htaccess rules in IIS using command line

Is it possible to import /convert the .htaccess file to web.config using command line ( NOT using GUI) and how ? If it is not directly possible is there any workaround for this ? note : ...
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Host header's configuration (Windows IIS)

I've moved to a new host provider and on my last host provider they'd configured all sub-domains that don't exist to map to my base domain. Aka, products.searisen.com doesn't exist, but it would ...
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What port does IIS 7 use to connect to another IIS server?

I'm trying to connect to another IIS server and I know the windows firewall is turned on on both servers. I'd like to be able to create an allow rule, but what port does IIS 7 use to connect to ...
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How can I access/administer IIS running on XP from other computers?

I have a question regarding IIS for XP. I used to install and use IIS 5.1 on my XP pro and install and use IIS 6.0 on XP pro 64bit edtion for a little while. I read that I can access and administer ...