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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How to debug why w3wp.exe crashes randomly?

On the main production server, the IIS worker process crashes sometimes. From the event viewer I get the following information. Faulting application name: w3wp.exe, version: 7.5.7601.17514, time ...
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Python CGI with IIS6 returns a 404 error

I'm trying to get Python 2.7 working as a CGI script in IIS6. I do this all the time on W2k8, but this is the first time I've tried to use it on IIS6 and I cannot get it to work. Googling suggests ...
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RewriteCond and the www record

In my httpd.ini I redirect all traffic from "example.co.uk" to "www.example.co.uk", the below works fine for this: RewriteCond %HTTPS off RewriteCond Host: (?!^www.example.co.uk)(.+) RewriteRule ...
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Log to a single file in IIS6 (as with IIS7)

IIS7 allows me to configure the server so that all sites log to a single file. This is extremely convenient because i can do all of my analysis in one place. I can not figure out how to do the same ...
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Is Http compression worth it on IIS6?

We have a site in the US that works fairly well with 1-3 second response time with page sizes of 200-400kB in size on average. When we have users in Australia use the system via a VPN (accessing the ...
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Real time and historical bandwidth analysis on a windows based IIS 6/7 box

Are there any tools that allow me to measure the inbound and outbound traffic of an IIS box? I have a server in a data center and I have a commit on bandwidth. If I exceed that commit, I get charged ...
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IIS EventLog Errors

I keep getting this error in my event viewer on IIS 6. I'm trying to figure out if my error resets my connection (maybe recycles the worker processes?). The error is: An attempt was made to load ...
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Configuring IIS6 web application to use other port number

I have a web application configured in IIS6 under "Default Web Site". By default the application is using port 80 for communication. I need to change it some other port number, without affecting other ...
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Odd IIS v6 .html file caching behavior: Ideas?

Our loadbalancer looks for "loadbalancer.html" So today, I deleted the file, but in a browser I could still fetch it. My eyes crossed, I made sure, 3 ways, that the file was removed from the iis web ...
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Server 2003 R2 - II6- granting access to website via IP with subnet range

We are trying to allow for a client to connect to our website. By default we are Denying all access except for those with the specified IPs we have configured to run, everything before has just been a ...
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IIS 6.0 - Virtual directory not able to access web.config of the parent website

We have a parent website and have separate virtual directories under it. The parent website points to a ASP.NET web app and all the virtual directories point to a common ASP.NET web app. The parent ...
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IIS 6 Incorrect Log Timestamp

On of our web servers is logging the time incorrectly. We are running IIS 6 on Server 2003 SP2. As of April 2012, all of the entries in the web log are dated 2013-01-18 21:15:15. Has anyone seen this ...
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Using IIS6 to run kill process. Executable hangs

I'm using the following code (any tried many variations) in a web page that is supposed to kill a process on the server: Process scriptProc = new Process(); SecureString password = new ...
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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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Cold Fusion 8 and 9 on IIS 6

I have a client, who against my better judgement has insisted on doing the following. They have a single IIS 6 on Win 2003 Server Enterprise. It currently runs ColdFusion 8. They want me to install ...
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IIS/SMTP - unable to move emails from inetpub/mailroot/Queue due to file lock

I have a listener that processes emails in the inetpub/mailroot/Queue directory. Once the listener is done processing an email it proceeds to move the email to another directory. However, moving the ...
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IIS 6 Ram Allocation on Windows Server 2003

I have my IIS 6 running my website. It is on a Windows Server 2003 which has 4GB of RAM. I run SQL intensive code after the user submits a form (math statistics stuff). This process is not threaded ...
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Permissions not the same when using a Virtual Directory in IIS 6

We have a web application which uses an SQLite database, normally this is accessed by giving the IIS user permissions to write to the database folder and works correctly. But when setting up the site ...
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Detailed error from IIS 6 & PHP instead of 500 Internal server fault

I am currently trying to debug my PHP application on a IIS 6 server. As soon as I make an error in the PHP code I get a "500 - Internal server error" page. I have understood that the default way to ...
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How to set up an asp.net web site in a subfolder of another web site while still being able to use user controls?

I have this scenario: Website1 (site1.com) Website2 (site2.com) In IIS 6.0 site1.com is set up as a web site. There is a subfolder in site1.com called site2 that I want to use to serve up site2 ...
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Unable to start World Wide Web Publishing service

I recently rebooted my Win2003 server and World Wide Web Publishing service did not start back up. I get the following error in the System Event log when I try to start manually: Source: Service ...
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IIS 6 + ASP.NET Output Cache Not Working

As you can see from the title, our output cache is not working. We only recently noticed but it did at one time work (verifiable with a hidden timestamp at the bottom of the page; we cache for 3600 ...
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Unchecking “Run WWW service in IIS 5.0 isolation mode” is not persisted in IIS 6

I'm trying to switch an IIS configuration over to using application pools instead of application protection. When I right-click the "Web Sites" node and go into Properties, then Service tab, I ...
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FTP directory restrictions via IIS6

We are trying to setup the FTP on our stand-alone dedicate Windows Server 2003 (Standard, 32bit, SP2) IIS6. We are NOT using AD. It is NOT setup for user isolation, as I need the "administrator" ...
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How to recycle all app pools on IIS6 without iisreset?

Is there a way to recycle all app pools on an IIS6 server at once without using iisreset or manually recycling each one?
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IIS 6.0 preventing “PUT” & “DELETE” method types on WCF 4.0 web service calls (403 Forbidden)

I am a developer trying to assist my server admin in figuring out how to get this issue corrected. But I have an app that is using WCF 4.0 configure-less setup to make RESTful webservices calls. ...
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performance degradation moving from iis6 to iis7

I am transferring a C# asp.net asmx web service to windows 2008 and iis7 (64 bit) on a vm, from ii6 (32 bit). I got an approximate web method performance time of about 160 ms before. On iis7, I'm now ...
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Change .NET Runtime without full server app domain recycle?

Is there any way I can change the .NET Runtime of a website without full server app domain recycle? It appears when changing the .NET version in the configuration properties, all of our app domains ...
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Deploying an ASP.NET web application on IIS 6.0 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Deploying an ASP.NET JSON-RPC web service on IIS 7 I've tried to deploy an ASP.NET web application manually and I'm just getting a directory listing. I've copied the ...
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Possible to set all App pools/Websites on an IIS 6 and/or IIS 7 server to 4.0 instead of 3.5 at one time?

Is it possible to set all App pools/Websites on an IIS 6 and/or IIS 7 server to 4.0 instead of 3.5 in one fell swoop? Basically we have many servers, and will be upgrading all them 4.0 from 3.5. ...
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what is the way to remove the REFERRER header that sent by IIS?

I have an IIS-6 and i want to find a way that the server do not send REFERRER header response. How can i do it ? 10x
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Windows Authentication kept asking for username/password

I am deploying my web application on iis6. I kept receive this "windows security" pop up to enter user name and password.. I have already disabled anonymous user, and checked integrated windows ...
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Why are 301 redirects intermittently slow or time out in IIS 6?

I'm no IIS wiz, but I can provide any additional info that might be helpful. My site uses a 301 redirect to send requests for mysite.com to www.mysite.com. They are two separate sites in IIS. Most of ...
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MS IIS6,self signed ssl installed successfully, but https doesn't work

I follow the link below to install self signed ssl on window server 2003, IIS 6. ...
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IIS 6.0 Windows Server 2003 - how to iterate through all websites using powershell?

How can I iterate through all the websites hosted on an IIS 6.0 (Windows Server 2003) using powershell? Is there a way to do it using WmiObject ? Thanks!
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IIS refuses to serve up zip files… on one “site”

Okay, we have a web server, that serves up a whole bunch of sites. Numerous of our sites serve up zip files, without any issue. On one site however, it refuses to serve them up. The file names are ...
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IIS 6.0 on Windows Server 2003: HTTP 404 error on Virtual directory; system cannot find the file specified (win32 status code 2)

Very strange problem. I am running Windows Server 2003, with IIS 6.0. In one of the websites, there are three virtual directories: A, B, and C. For whatever reason, and, from my understanding, ...
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What is a good third-party SMTP software for custom logging?

I am currently using IIS 6 SMTP to send out some of our mail and I unfortunately amn't finding the logging performed by it to be verbose enough - nor am I able to customise it to the level I would ...
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Disable .net completely in a IIS6 Application Pool

we're managing some web sites for our clients on our servers, some running Windows Server 2003 R2 and others running 2008 R2. In Windows Server 2008 R2, we can disable completely .NET framework usage ...
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IIRF on IIS 6 Rejects Server Connections

My clients have two sites (call them, say, mainsite and subsite) that are run as subscription services. They want clients to be able to access subsite only if they've got a paid subscription on their ...
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Moving a site from IIs6 to IIS7.5

I need to move a site off of IIS6 (Win Server 2003) and onto IIS7.5 (Win Server 2008) as soon as possible. Preferably tomorrow. The site itself is a delightful mix of classic asp (vbscript) and ...
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Automatic User Deletion in WordPress

I'm helping build a WordPress site for a client, and they've let me know that they want to offer trial subscriptions for their site (they run on a subscription-based model - everything but the ...
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IIS 6.0 with PHP and FASTCGI - error exited unexpectedly

I have a windows 2003 server using IIS6 and PHP. I am using a PHP Framework and on loading a page of the framework, after 15 seconds I get the following error: FastCGI Error The FastCGI Handler was ...
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Assign more memory to w3wp worker processes

My workers processes cap out at 70mB. How do I raise this limit? I have 4Gb on Windows 2003 IIS6. Thanks!
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Configuring IIS to permit only certain AD users to view a file

Ok, here's my problem. My organization has a document that only certain people should be able to see. It's a PDF. What I'd like to do is have a text-file (XML? something else?) that has the path ...
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Safari users receive a prompt to select certificate when accessing my website

I have an ASP website on IIS6 that is equipped with a SSL certificate from godaddy. The website requires secure channel (SSL) and is set to IGNORE client certificates. In ran the SSL checker and ...
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Why does IIS use the IUSR_Machine account to load aspnet_isapi.dll when it should use application pool account?

I was recently tasked with fixing a Windows Server 2003 server running IIS 6.0 that was giving: HTTP Error 401.3 - Unauthorized: Access is denied due to an ACL set on the requested resource. It ...
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Updating JRun for ColdFusion MX7 running on IIS

Old, I know, but that's what I'm working with. I need to update to JRun update 6 (or 7) but the Adobe site only has a .exe installer. That installer wants to update C:\JRun4\. That folder ...
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How to setup Perfmon/Logman to get the Thread performance counters for only a specific IIS process?

I am trying to setup Perfmon/Logman to collect some performance counters to monitor my IIS6 installation. There are multiple w3wp instances on this host, and I can successfully collect data for the ...
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application pool stopped

I have problems with an application pool on windows server 2003 R2, IIS 6.0. Sometimes the application pool stops for unknown reasons. I would like to research this. What could be the reason? Where ...