IIS 6.0 is the version of IIS shipped with Windows Server 2003. It uses an architecture substantially different from IIS 5 and earlier versions, called Worker Process Isolation Mode.

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Windows Server 2003 SE with IIS strange issue

On a Windows Server 2003 SP2 Standard Edition with IIS 6.0 and only one site running - we have strange issue. There are multiple instances of w3wp.exe process running, i.e. about few hundreds. When ...
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404 on .cshtml files (IIS 6.0)

I'm trying to get an ASP.NET WebPages (Not MVC) site up and running with IIS 6, but I can't get it to serve .cshtml pages - It just spits back a 404 error every time. I've confirmed that it can serve ...
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How easy is it to sniff the SMTP port of webserver to capture mails

I've got a very basic question that I don't know the answer for. Our company owns a webserver that runs multiple websites and works as a mail server for these websites as well (e.g. to send contact ...
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How configure cloud hosted Wordpress as a subdirectory of self-hosted site [closed]

A client hosts their primary domain on IIS6. We want to host their Wordpress blog with a cloud hosting service but keep the URL as a subdirectory to their primary domain for SEO purposes. Is this ...
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IIS6.0 Stop working and getting “WinRM” & “W3WP process” related errors in eventvwr

I have an issue on my windows server 2003R2 SP2. Suddenly IIS stopped processing HTTP requests and all of the websites on the server gone offline. I did an iisreset and everything goes back to normal ...
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Handing E-mail Bounce Back in IIS, Setting up SMTP

Our servers send e-mails from @example.com to customers, clients, etc. We use Google Apps for our domain to send and receive additional e-mails from @example.com. Now, we're trying to handle e-mails ...
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IIS 6 Multiple Sites, Always Redirecting to Default Site

this is my first time working with IIS so bear with me here. I set up IIS 6 on a Windows Server 2003 installation on an old PowerEdge 600sc to play around with. I'm trying to link multiple domains ...
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IIS 6.0 on Windows Server 2003 setup for Integrated Windows Authentication but no direct access for users to the shared folders

I am attempting to set up an IIS 6.0 application running on Windows Server 2003 to use impersonation. Can anyone provide me with details of how this can be set up to work in conjunction with Windows ...
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Issue with Russian Characters using IIS6 SMTP Relay

We have an issue where we have an issue with Russian Characters in the body of emails when using IIS6 SMTP Relay on Windows Server 2008 R2. The relay points to an email provider. The characters ...
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How does IIS organize its logs? I have multiple W3SVC* directory

I'm not sure how IIS organize its logs, normally it should all reside in c:\windows\system32\logfiles\W3SVC\ But on a Windows 2003 machine, I have both W3SVC and W3SVC436032533 The former contains: ...
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Can Kudu (git deployment tool) be used in IIS6?

Can the recenttly opened sourced engine used on Azure for git deployment be installed on IIS 6? https://github.com/projectkudu/kudu The documentation mentions IIS7, but doesn't explicitly say IIS6 ...
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Prompted for client certificate on each request from IIS 7.5

Our production web application is running on iis 6 and has require ssl enabled and client certificates are required. I have a development version of the site on my computer running iis 7.5 which also ...
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How to point a domain to a dedicated ip

In my domain account while trying to update the nameservers , they are asking for hostname and ip. I have ip alone , how to create a host name. I am using windows server 2003 .
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Issues Load balancing .Net web app using State Server

We have multiple web servers behind a Netscaler load balancer. The (Win2008) servers each host an ASP.Net application (using iis 6.1) that are configured to use a central server running the .Net ...
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FTP connection possible only through command prompt

Suddenly users were not able to ftp using FileZilla and only ftp connections were made through the command prompt. When I searched for this issue, I found a couple of questions here in serverfault ...
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IUSR_machinename Group Membership?

I've been searching for a while and am having trouble finding the answer. I have an IIS6 server running WebDAV for HTTP PUT uploads through anonymous access. The uploads work fine and the newly ...
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HTTP 403 on the client (randomly); HTTP 200 in the IIS 6 log

The title pretty much explains it... what can cause a web browser to show a 403 forbidden error but the IIS log shows a status code of 200 OK? It is random and not consistent. The client, in this ...
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Performance issues on IIS7 and CGI (versus IIS6)

My company is upgrading the app/web server from Windows 2003 to Windows 2008 (mainly because hosting companies don't offer 2003 anymore, and we need new hardware to gain performance). Our app is ...
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IIS6 Server compromised, pages being served which don't exist as asp files?

Started a new job recently which involves some work with an IIS server. We recently found that the server had been compromised as a few websites had pages appearing on Google Webmaster tools which ...
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IIS Slow Outside localhost

I've a production server with Windows 2003 Server (IIS 6). It has 1 GB RAM and 2 web sites configured on it and 8 Application Pools. There is one specific page which sometimes starts to run too slow ...
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IIS(6) Access denied (401.3) when accessing a remote share

I am having trouble in getting IIS to access a share on a NAS not in domain. I have tried all the usual IIS workarounds I know with no luck, I'm hoping someone here will point me in the right ...
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How to benchmark SSL performance IIS

We are moving from Windows 2003 IIS 6 to Windows 2012 IIS 8. When moving over to the 2012 we have seen a slow down of the website of at least 10 times and sometimes more under load. Initial testing ...
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IIS 6.0 and .ihtml are blank

I have a problem with IIS 6.0 and .ihtml Sites. They are white. I think there are no data send, becauce firebug gets nothing. A other Web in the same IIS 6.0 works fine with .ihtml Sites. Do you need ...
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DllRegisterServer in C:\WINNT\system32\inetsrv\inetmgr.dll failed

Upon opening the Internet Information Services Manager I get the following error "MMC could not create the snap-in" Upon looking around I found that running the following command regsvr32 ...
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How to expose a IIS website outside the domain

I have been programming remotely over VPN on my dev machine which is running Windows server 2003. My dev website is hosted on IIS 6 and can be accessed internally within the domain like ...
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'Cannot get iis pickup directory' in Windows Server 2012

Our system moved from Windows Server 2003(Enterprise SP2) & IIS 6. And new system is Windows Server 2012(Standard) and IIS 6(for smtp mail) & 8. I copied all of web application files and IIS ...
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HTML page on IIS 6

I always been about Linux webservers. I need to make a simple page for intranet users. I was reading a guide how to setup a webpage in IIS. But as far as I understand it doesn't capable of simply ...
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How can I list which application pool each IIS6 Website is using?

I would like to audit the application pools on an IIS6 server, I want to check which websites relate to each application pool and the .NET version they are running. How can I do this without manually ...
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website not accessible with IIS6 while NAT is configured in Windows 2003

I have Windows2003 server configured with IIS 6. Until now it was working fine, but since I enabled NAT for my users to access the internet via this server, the website becomes unavailable. Note that ...
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phpMyAdmin 4.0.8 error 500 on windows server

We have a Windows 2003 server with IIS 6, we are currently running phpMyAdmin 3.5 and want to update to version 4. I have downloaded the latest stable release 4.0.8 and copied the conf.inc file from ...
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Does Window 2003 standard server with IIS 6.0 support MVC 4?

I'm upgrating MVC 2.0 application to MVC 4.0. The MVC 2.0 is deployed on MS Window Server 2003 Standard x64 Edition Service Pack 2 with IIS 6.0 After upgrating the web application Can I deploy MVC 4 ...
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IIS starts, but w3wp.exe is not running and not serving the pages

I have windows 2003 server which has suddenly stopped working at around 8:03 PM. The windows event logged the message: An administrator has requested a recycle of all worker processes in ...
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owaauth.dll issues on Exchange 2007 IIS6

WARNING: Must like a challenge since this seems like it could be a multi layer problem. Windows 2003 r2 IIS6 Exchange 2007 SP1 upgraded to SP3 with CU11 vmware virtualized (Microsoft won't spend ...
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IIS 6 About 5% of request are very slow

We have a IIS 6 web server on Win2003 The avg requests/sec = 200 The avg cpu utilization = 30% The memory 10% full HDD avg time = 5% I have turned on the logging to see time-taken for each request ...
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Do I need to restart IIS after a configuration change?

In IIS 6.0 Manager, I increased the size of message to 51200KB and restarted SNMP. However, a mail of 25MB is still bouncing. Do I need to restart IIS? This is a production machine, so I have to ...
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Why does IIS service restart by default when changing the app pool .net version in IIS?

From experience and research when changing the .net version in IIS6 it will restart the entire IIS service, rather than the app pool. However when following instructions like this: .NET 4 and IIS6 ...
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process for replacing old SSL certificate on IIS 6?

Tomorrow SSL certificate for my web site will be expired, I was wondering should I replace new certificate with old one now or should wait for old one to be expired ? I don't want visitors to visit my ...
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iis6 domain name configuration

I have a website with a domain such as www.example.com and also example.com on iis6. The problem is that example.com goes to the sbs 3003 server welcome screen. I want example.com to be the same as ...
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Abbreviating a URL using IIS6

Our web server is running IIS 6.0 and I have set up an abbreviated URL which points at the IP address of the web server. IIS is configured to bring up a web page located in a certain directory when a ...
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iis6 crashes for unknown reason

I have a problem where IIS6 becomes unresponsive (page cannot be displayed) for some unknown reason. The app that everyone uses from this sits inside the default web site using a different app pool. ...
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Newly added IP addresses not selectable for IIS bindings

A colleague of mine added several IP addresses to a server, but these IPs are not appearing in the list to use with bindings. This goes for IIS7 web sites and IIS6 FTP sites. We found this KB ...
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Connecting to SQL Server 2005 via PDO

I've upgraded my php installation to 5.4.14 using Microsoft's Web Platform Installer 4.6. Php is working great except I cannot connect to my database. My connection was working great before the ...
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Bulk load remote domains with TLS into iis 6 SMTP

I manage a set of SMTP servers used for sending emails for a few of our applications. I found out from one of our clients today that I need to add 80 domains for TLS support. This is required to ...
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IIS 6 / ASP.NET Reading POST request as GET?

I have an ASP.net C# application that relies on the IsPostBack property. The application is failing because GET requests are mysteriously being sent. I'm monitoring requests & responses, as well ...
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IIS 6 windows 2003 86x ASP.net 2.0 site with asp.net 4.0 sub folder slow performance

I have an Windows 2003 server with an IIS 6 website running on it. recently we have had a component developed in .NET4.0 and installed in a sub folder to the website. A new App Pool was created for ...
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Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 SP2 Mobileadmin wipe giving a server error

I having a problem with Microsoft's Exchange Server 2003 SP2 and in particular with MobileAdmin application: while in general wiping works, it gives me not-so-nice error when trying to wipe one ...
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Delete outgoing message smtp queue

Is there a way of deleting locked files in mailroot\queue in IIS6 Smtp? We've been having problems with a huge bulk of e-mail being sent, we have now resolved this but there are 6 e-mails stuck in ...
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How can I find which website has this error?

Server OS is: Windows 2003 R2 X64 Webserver is: IIS 6 There is an error in Event log: It is not possible to run two different versions of ASP.NET in the same IIS process. Please use the IIS ...
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Mail stuck in queue folder using IIS 6.0 SMTP server

I have finished setting up my server but when I sent email it got stuck in queue folder. This was a test email which I put in pickup folder. So I checked my log file. I have pasted the log files ...
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CGI Error after some minutes

There is a windows 2003 r2 and iis6 webserver. I have installed php 5.2 nts (php-cgi.exe) and fastcgi. PHP websites works for some minutes, after that all of them says: CGI Error The specified CGI ...