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 rewrite Rejected-By-Urlscan in IIS7

I'm migrating an ASP.NET app from IIS6 to IIS7 and in doing this I'm also porting my rewrite settings from Intelligencia.UrlRewriter to using IIS rewriting. In have some problems with ...
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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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IIS 8 URL Redirect on site level

I am trying to do a simple 301 perm redirect to another url in IIS 8. The end results would be if i navigated to domain2.com i would end up on domain1.com. We are moving from IIS 6 to a new server ...
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How to: Make X.509 Certificates Accessible to WCF

I have followed the instructions here http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa702621.aspx I runnning windows 2003 IIS6 with a seperate user account for the Application pool I give this user access ...
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Application Pool Identity corruption

I have observed a few times while deploying software into IIS that every now and again the related Application Pools fail to restart and in the Event Log we see an error like the following: The ...
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IIS 6 immediate log flush

In troubleshooting an issue with a web service, I need to examine the HTTP log created by IIS 6 on a Win2003 box. As I'm sure you are aware there is a log buffer that prevents writing to file every ...
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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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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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Windows 2003, IIS 6, msxml3.dll error '80072ee2' The operation timed out

Hopefully, this is the right Stack Exchange site to post this... We have set up a new intranet web server (Windows 2003 - IIS 6). I have everything migrated over from the old server and the new ...
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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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setting Expires date in iis6

i try to control my iis6 caching i was able to set Cache-Control public, max-age=1000000 but i can't set the Expires any help?
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HTTPS warning: works on desktop, warning on mobile

I installed a wildcard SSL certificate (*.vht.com) for my work and accessing the following website in chrome (or any desktop browser) https://tours.vht.com/fsviewer3/fss2.html works, but when trying ...
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Replace old SSL certificate in IIS6

I have to update my SSL certificate for IIS6 on Windows 2003 Server. The vendor (Thawte) tells me that my Certificate Signing Request is non-resignable, which I take to mean that I need to generate a ...
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IIS6 Virtual SMTP server isn't coming back up automatically after a system restart

I've got a virtual server running Win2008 RC2. I've set up IIS6 with a virtual SMTP server on it to be the mail provider for the websites I'm hosting there. It all works great, but if for some reason ...
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How can i diagnose IIS pushing the CPU to 100% usage?

I have a web server with more than a few ASP.NET sites running on it. Every so often, i notice that IIS is pushing the server's CPU to 100%. The sites share application pools, per .NET version they ...
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.NET version in IIS 6 Shared Application Pools

We have many shared application pools on our Windows 2003 IIS6 box. This server is running mostly .NET 1.1 code but occasionally people will change the sites IIS config to use .NET 2.0 and it breaks ...
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Password access for my website IIS 6.2

I'd like to protect my website with a password under IIS 6.2 I tried to create a user under myWebsite>Authentification>anonymous>specific user, but when i enter the password it says invalid password ...
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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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What is causing my web service call to timeout?

The web server is Windows Server 2003 with IIS 6. The web service is an ASMX running in .NET 4.0. When calling the web service as the domain user named 'ALBERT' everything works successfully. POST ...
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How do IIS Worker Process Threads work in a mixed Classic ASP/.NET environment?

I'm trying to track down an issue with our website slowing down at random times during the day. Server CPU and Memory are low (~20%), but Threads seem to get maxed out -- and requests start queuing ...
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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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How do I get the latest FastCGI and PHP versions to peacefully coexist on IIS 6?

I have been going round and round trying to get any sort of PHP running on IIS 6. I somehow managed to successfully get version 5.1.4 running using the php5isapi.dll file. However, I want to upgrade ...
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Migrating from IIS 6 to IIS 7, error on startup serving .html file

I am currently trying to migrate to Visual Studio 2013 from 2010 and also moving my application from IIS 6 to IIS 7.5. I have a Backbone SPA style app which uses a thin .net backend, on startup we ...
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IIS 6, 7.x logging

I am a SQL DBA and new to IIS logging, I have a requirement to report on website activity. I intend to use a combination of SSIS and log parser to parse the relevant IIS logs for each server in ...
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IIS 6 SSL Certificate issue - SSL Connection error on service start, but alright if stop and go website from MMC

I'm taking care of a legacy win2k3 (sp2) which has IIS 6 installed. I have a very weird problem which is making me pull my hair out. There are 5 websites configured to run on the particular ...
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Remove all HTTP bindings from an IIS 6 site while leaving SSL bindings

We have a (remote, via a reseller) customer who configured their IIS6 server to not have any port 80 HTTP bindings, only port 443 SSL bindings. We would like to reproduce this without going through ...
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IIS 6.0 Integrated Auth Fails After 401 and Successful Login

We have several IIS6 .NET 4.0 web applications within an enterprise environment that leverage Windows Integrated Authentication via passthrough on an Intranet Zone (Impersonate enabled). All ...
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Removing application from IIS 6

I have an iis 6 server that someone else used before and there are a few applications in the defaultAppPool. I would like to be able to only keep the default application. How can I remove an ...
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How do I apply IP filters by domain on a multi-domain website in IIS 6?

I'm running one install of Kentico, a .NET content management system, running on IIS 6. One install is able to manage multiple websites. Within IIS, multiple domain names are pointed at the same ...
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Rename IWAM and IUSR accounts on cloned servers

We cloned couple of servers and all of the new ones have the same name for IUSR and IWAM accounts. Now as per my understanding, these are local accounts and should be fine. Do I really have to/should ...
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Make IIS6 not listen on one IP

I have another service that needs to use multiple ports on one IP of a server. When IIS starts, it uses all unused IPs so the other service fails to bind its IP. If I start the other service first ...
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Passive FTP Server Port Configuration Troubles Win2003

Win2003 Ports 20 & 21 are open IIS6 - Direct Metabase Edit enabled Configured FTP service passive range to 5500-5550 5500-5550 added to windows firewall iisreset and double checked by ...
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Using ISAPI Rewrite and IISPassword Simultaneously?

I tried using Helicon ISAPI Rewrite 3.1.0.87 to make a rewrite rule for a certain website, but kept getting a 500 error. I figured out that the problem was with IISPassword which "recognized" ISAPI ...
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IIS 6 running constantly at around 40-50%

We recently installed a new version of an inhouse web application and according to the task manager the IIS process (w3wp.exe) is constantly using around 40-60% cpu while in previous version it was ...
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IIS 6.0 reverting to NTLM authorization

This is related to my other question here. We have a .net 2.0 app hosted in IIS 6 on two different servers (the second server was setup to troubleshoot this issue) these servers are on two different ...
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Moved site from IIS6 to IIS7.5 - caching confusion

I have moved an old ASP.net (net v3.5) from Win2003 to Win2008R2 with IIS7.5 The old site has a huge long list of cached ISAPI extensions. Output caching is enabled on IIS7.5. Do I need to add the ...
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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 do I get around “Access is Denied” [Number: 5 (0x80070005)], with IIS6/FastCGI and PHP 5.2.3?

I'm getting this error with IIS 6.0 (i assume), and PHP 5.2.3, and FastCGI FastCGI Error The FastCGI Handler was unable to process the request. Error Details: Error Number: 5 (0x80070005). Error ...
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Downloads of large files fail without an error

We run professional websites on IIS 6 and have complaints of (and have verified) that downloads (via HTTP) from remote locations (e.g. Australia) are incomplete or truncated. This means the download ...
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IIS6 - no internet connection

I'm still running an old Win 2003 Server and am experiencing problems with the internet connection. When loading a Website i'm getting an "Service unavailable" error, although the IIS is up and ...
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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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Cannot serve epub files in IIS6

i am trying to serve epub files in IIS6 (Windows Server 2003), but instead the browser serves a 404 Not Found page. How do i serve EPUB in IIS6? Open the IIS Microsoft Management Console (MMC), ...
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Will a change to the Web.Config file require that I restart IIS?

I've got a WCF component that I wrote in VS 2008 (using .NET framework 3.5) installed on a Windows 2003 Server. I've been having some problems using one of the methods, and in an effort to try and ...
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Is it possible to run IIS7 on Windows Server 2003?

Is it possible to run IIS 7 or IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2003?
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Error when trying to connect to computer in ISS 6.0 Manager

I have IIS 7 already set up and running my websites fine. There is one asp.net website I wish to test on IIS 6.0. When I open up IIS 6.0 Manager and second click the 'Internet information Services' ...
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What might cause a user to receive duplicate emails?

One of our customers is receiving duplicate emails from our application, even though as far as I can tell from the application and SMTP logs, we're only sending it out once. What are some of the ways ...
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Cant Login after Installing IIS6

I have a win server 2008 enterprise. Earlier today the windows was fine and everything worked like normal. later today i installed wcf activation, iis 6 and some other features on it and now i cant ...
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How to fix: faulting application w3wp.exe?

In the Event Viewer: Source: Application Error Category: 100 Event ID: 1000 Faulting application w3wp.exe, version 6.0.3790.3959, faulting module kernel32.dll, version 5.2.3790.4480, fault address ...
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Trying to list out Web services, Web sites, and App Pools - Windows Server 2003

I am curious on how i would list out Web services, Web sites, and App Pools to a .txt file on a Windows Server 2003 machine. I have Powershell 2.0 configured and have been trying to run some scripts ...
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Active session count for a given app pool?

I'm running a .net 4.0 app in IIS6 in a separate app pool. Is there a way to see a count of active sessions for that website? I can see the active sessions in the performance counters, but only for ...