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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“Service Unavailable” on fresh installation of OS and IIS 6 no matter what I try

I recently installed Windows Server 2003 on a virtual machine and then added the IIS role. (The reason for using an old OS is to make some old software work - Crystal Reports web server component) I ...
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IIS 6.0 SSL Certificate

I have this issue with one of our websites. I recently purchased and updated and SSL certificate, installed on our server, running IIS 6.0: Now, every time someone goes to our site, we get this ...
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Website loses connection to database intermittently

Every so often our website loses connection to the sql server and I receive the following errors: "The following error: A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a ...
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IIS6 poor throughput from higher latency

I've been having a crazy issue with Windows 2003 + II6 where the throughput goes down as the latency goes up. This is exactly the type of thing that TCP Window scaling is supposed to solve so I ...
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IIS aborting REST API CORS requests with status 500… for only one URI

I originally asked this on Stack Overflow, but it occurred to me this morning that it may be a question better suited for Server Fault... I'm using AJAX to make CORS requests to an api, but seeing ...
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IIS6 Not Serving PNG

Have a website being served by IIS6 that gives a 404 File Not Found error any time one of the new sets of images (all PNG) is requested. The MIME type is defined and permissions on the files are the ...
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How can I set the Interval of a performance protocol under 1 second with Windows Server 2003?

I want to determine the utilization of the NICs of our server, while very small videos are transferred. The smallest interval which I can set in Performance Monitor is a second. Unfortunately, I ...
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IIS - Overuse of memory is normal? [closed]

I have two servers running Asp.net applications. Sometimes applications are too slow and memory usage seems exaggerated. Specifications: SERVER #1 OS: Microsoft Windows 2003 R2 Memory: 4GB ...
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Installing SSL certificates in IIS 6.2

I'm having some trouble adding certificates to the server in IIS. I have four .pem files a .jks file and a .pfx file. I have tried importing them into MMC but they do not appear in the list of ...
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Analysing user behaviour using IIS log

Recently I've decided to try to analyse user behavior on my site by using the information in the IIS log files in order to think of improvements to the site. I've tried some free tools to analyse logs ...
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Allow IIS_USR to connect to SQL Server

I have a problem to connect to a SQL Server database with a web application that use ADO. I have one server under Windows Server 2008 with domain controller role and another server under Windows ...
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Granting access to a virtual machine?

I have an internal website running on IIS 6 that denies access to everyone except for a few select IP addresses. This is set by going to "Directory Security -> IP addressees and domain name ...
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IIS 6.0 App Pool under domain service account unable to use NTLM authentication

I'm trying to move an old internal web site into its own app pool run by its own service account, so that I can get finer-grained control over its permissions and such. The site is set up to use ...
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SMTP , they are hacking my server spammed? [closed]

2013-04-15 18:12:55 217.119.50.209 OutboundConnectionResponse SMTPSVC1 ADSERVER - 25 - - 250-blue-ld-242.synserver.de 0 0 28 0 359 SMTP - - - - 2013-04-15 18:12:55 217.119.50.209 ...
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How to allow HTTP OPTIONS requests in IIS 6?

I am having some trouble allowing CORS OPTIONS requests from a website that I am working on. After doing some research I was under the impression that the following things needed to be in place in ...
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After moving eKtron Site from iis6 to iis7 site is running but some of the links do not work and

Background I moved this site from IIS6 WIN2K3 to WIN2K8R2 IIS7 and the site launches but I'm getting errors on lots of the links/main menu items. Things I have already checked application pool ...
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Secure LDAP Authentication Issue

I am using the following C# code in the code behind of a webform deployed in an ASP.NET 4 (4.0.30319) application pool on Server1 and Server2. PrincipalContext pc = new ...
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IIS6/NTLM : very slow authentication with user from other domain

I have a WSS 3.0 website hosted on IIS6. It's fully configured for NTLM only. It is hosted in domain A. When users from domain A attempt to access the website, it works fine. Now we are in the ...
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IIS6 SMTP server retrying too fast (after 451 greylist)

I have my IIS6 SMTP server with default retry settings of 15 min, 30 min, etc. but under some circumstances it keeps retrying every minute (or less). How can I fix this? I have seen it retry ...
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Non-https sites accessible over https

We have a couple of https only sites on our server, these have redirects set up to send any http request to the https address. However we have an issue where our http only site addresses accessed over ...
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Cannot find database connection spec in IIS6 site (.NET)

An old domain user {DOMAIN}\XXX, that we thought was not used anywhere, was disabled. An old .NET site running on an IIS6 server stopped working, with error message saying it could not connect to the ...
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App pools recycling for no reason

We have a problem on one of our production servers (Windows 2003 server). It appears all app pools are recycling every 10 seconds or so (all at the same time). Needless to say this is negatively ...
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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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IIS 6.5 application hangs - strange behavior

Ok, here are the symptoms in chronological order: (iis 6.5 - asp.net 2.0 - windows server 2003) Application pool drops all requests. (dropped, and abandoned by reqQueue) Trying to log into ...
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What would prevent non-domain devices from connecting to an IIS web server?

Web Server AD with 2008 Domain Controllers Windows Server 2003 IIS 6.0 Virtual Directory / ASP.NET 4.0 / MVC 3 Anonymous / Integrated allowed Device Motorola MK 3000 Price Checkers Windows CE ...
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Can a server setting keep a page from opening? [closed]

I have a page with the following form: <form name="form1" method="post" action="wrong_1.htm" target="_blank"> <input type="submit" name="Submit" value="A. Public / Community View "> ...
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SMTP Server Needs Daily Restart - Windows Server 2008

I've got a Windows Server 2008 machine that is using an SMTP server with IIS 6. (I don't know the circumstances of that setup.) The machine itself uses IIS 7. It quits working after like a day. I ...
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IIS 6 Default 404 page use relative 'File' instead of 'URL'

I've got an IIS6 server that is returning 200 when I have my custom 404 page set (Set to be URL /404.htm). Reading up on it, it seems that if I use the 'file' option instead, it will return an actual ...
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II6 websites stop responding

We have 3 Windows 2003 servers (IIS6) running from 20 to 30 ASP.net websites each. These servers are VMware VMs. Periodically all of the websites on a server will become unreachable from the ...
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SSL certificate confusions

I've got a website running Windows Server 2003 and IIS 6 and I've got an SSL certificate. Our website order form is encrypted with that SSL certificate, but the login form is not. Is this something ...
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FTP MDTM with Folders

I'm running FileZilla 3.6.0.1 client Windows Server 2003 ftp server mdtm file works but it fails with folders I tried : mdtm . mdtm \folder mdtm / can't figure how to get the time stamp of ...
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IIS 6 App Pools and Windows Services Won't Start

Windows Server 2003 R2 (x86) / IIS 6. I'm setting up an ASP.NET application as well as a few windows services that run under "MyServiceAccount". I'm unable, however, to get the app pool nor the ...
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HTTP/1.1 503 Service Unavailable Exchange 2003 OWA

Receiving HTTP/1.1 503 Service Unavailable when trying to access exchange web access. Server 2003 & Exchange 2003 Have tried: Deleting virtual directories and rebuilding them in IIS Restarting ...