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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Any freeware IIS log analyzer? [closed]

It would be nice to use ASP.NET, but PHP is ok too, and should be hosted in IIS6. EDIT: the logs are from our intranet site.
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How to Host Multiple Domains / Web Sites on one IIS6 Server

I currently have an IIS6 server that hosts one web site/domain. I am developing another web site (completely separate) that I want to host on this same server. Both domains were purchased from ...
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Error When Installing PHP5 on IIS6

I am trying to install PHP on my Windows Server 2003 machine that is using IIS6. I followed this guide for installing it, including using the binaries of fastCGI. I think I did everything correctly, ...
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Chinese Hacker-Bots attempting to exploit our systems 24/7

Our sites our constantly under attack from bots with IP addresses resolving to China, attempting to exploit our systems. While their attacks are proving unsuccessful, they are a constant drain on our ...
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Self generate SSL Certificate for IIS6?

Hi guys is it possible to create your own SSL cert for IIS 6? If so does anyone have a link to a good guide on the web? Thank! John
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Enabling REST (GET, POST, PUT, DELETE) support in iis 6

I want to enable REST support in iis 6. My Googling has shown me that i can achieve PUT requests by [enabling WebDav] , however enabling the Delete method still eludes me. I've seen suggestions about ...
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IIS Windows Authentication not working in Internet Explorer via host name; works via IP

I'm trying to get a new Windows Server 2003 box working to host an ASP.NET application that uses Windows Authentication. Here's some info: IIS Anonymous Access is diabled IIS Integrated Windows ...
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Easy way to move 300+ IIS sites to new Application Pools?

I have a ton (about 300) of IIS sites on a server that need to be moved to a new Application Pool. I could do it programmatically using the C# DirectoryEntry class, but I'm wondering if there's any ...
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IIS and Apache on same box?

Is it OK/advisable to run both IIS6 and Apache on the same box in a live environment? Our developers want to use our live web server to install SVN using apache and I'm not to happy about it. Cheers ...
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Hosting Website Issue

I have a web project which I want to post in to our company`s hosting server: IIS Vs.6.0. The name of the server which is running our whole websites is: testing.test.com and domain is testing.com I am ...
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IIS6: Web Site presenting the wrong SSL certificate

Consider an IIS6 installation with multiple Web Sites. Each is intended to be a different subdomain with its own cert (not a wildcard cert). Each has their host-header specified properly. ...
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IIS6 intranet site using integrated authentication fails to load when accessed externally

I've developed a couple of internal sites for my organization that use integrated authentication. Ultimately we want these sites to be accessible externally to users with domain-joined computers. ...
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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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In IIS, Is it possible to execute a .HTML page as aspx?

Question: We have a 3rd party portal that makes a copy of a html/aspx page, and puts it into a temporary folder, CHANGING THE EXTENSION to .HTML in all cases (also it the root page was .aspx). ...
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Run CGI in IIS 7 to work with GET without Requiring POST Request

I'm trying to migrate an old CGI application from an existing Windows 2003 server (IIS 6.0) where it works just fine to a new Windows 2008 server with IIS 7.0 where we're getting the following ...
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Securing a very basic IIS6 website on Windows 2003

A client of mine wants to run a very simple website (static HTML pages, no dynamic content, no Javascript, no ASP etc) from his server. The site isn't going to be dealing with thousands of hits or ...
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How do I restore the IUSR account used by IIS 6

We mirrored one of our webservers and thus got an IUSR account that was named after the wrong server IUSR-SERVER1 when this server's name is SERVER2. So I went and renamed the user to IUSR_SERVER2, ...
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Multiple domain names for IIS websites with SSL

First off, this isn't a question about sub-domains or host headers and SSL. What I want to know is can I build a certificate request or find a certificate provider that will issue a certificate with ...
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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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How to convert 'w3wp' process names to PIDs or usernames? (i.e.- "w3wp#29)

I'm running some perfmon counters / reports on an Windows Server 2003 IIS6 web server, that has each web site running under its own application pool/worker process user. The report is providing the ...
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Consolidate 2 IIS6 webservers into one IIS7 webserver

I'm trying to consolidate 2 webservers with different sites within into a single new IIS7 web server. I thought I would be able to do it using msdeploy tool. It doesn't seem to allow multiple ...
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What is the max number of websites / virtual directories one can host on IIS?

Can someone tell me the maximum number of websites / virtual directories I can host on a single IIS? Is there's a difference between IIS 6 and IIS 7? Also what performance and connection limitation ...
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How to make Perfmon automatically track same process for IIS with multiple sites?

I'm doing performance/load testing of my IIS6/Win2K3 server. I setup perfom by adding performance counters for the specific site I'm interested in (ie. w3wp#7). The problem is -- I have to ...
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Moving my website to different server changes authentication from Kerberos to NTLM

I have a webservice that is configured for Windows Authentication. The client code that invokes the WS passes along the credentials to the WS as follows: myWebService.Credentials = ...
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IIS 6 Available certificates list

Consider a Win2003 + IIS6 machine that has a single website. Let's call it myDomain.com. The task is to secure the site with an SSL certificate. Currently have a .pfx certificate. Using the MMC app, ...
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Setting “Run WWW service in IIS 5.0 isolation mode” does not persist in IIS 6

Our IIS server was recently patched with the latest Microsoft Security Updates and since then, I am unable to enable the "Run WWW service in IIS 5.0 isolation mode" setting. This setting was enabled ...
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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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Redirecting with web.config

UPDATE I found a solution as IIRF. please read the accepted answer I haven't worked with Windows Server / IIS before and thus I am finding it a little difficult to deal with it. I even don't know ...
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IIS6 site using integrated authentication (NTLM) fails when accessed with Win7 / IE8

I'm having pretty similar problems as described in case 139099, but the fix there doesn't seem to work for me. Here's the details: Server: Win2003Srv R2 SP2 Stadalone, not a member of a domain. ...
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Installing a certificate without the CSR's originating website in IIS 6

It seems the common method for installing a new SSL certificate for a site on IIS 6 is to create a temporary site, generate a CSR with the parameters of the real site, and then fulfill that CSR when ...
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IIS6 CPU Spiking

What is a good tool to identify what resources are causing the CPU to spike and flat line @ 100%? I have a server which has 10-15 websites on it and I need to figure out where the load is coming from ...
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When I run aspnet_regiis.exe, it just shows me the command line options and doesn't do anything - why?

I'm trying to run aspnet_regiis.exe in order to perform a couple of tasks on my development machine (running IIS 6 on Windows Server 2003 and a member of an Active Directory domain). So I change to ...
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ASPX throws “404 The resource cannot be found”

I'm deploying a website under a virtual directory using IIS. For some strange reason, Default.html works, but Default.aspx throws a 404. I have tried these: There's another virtual directory that ...
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Should I use Expires headers, Cache-Control headers, or both?

Just trying to do a bit of performance tuning on a client's site. I don't want to set far future expiries yet, because we are still changing a lot of stuff regularly, but I'd like to give everything ...
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IIS6 fails to start on Windows Server 2003 SP2

I installed IIS after installing SP2 on Windows 2003 R2. IIS never starts. I tried re-installing IIS, but that failed. One of those 'dash' sites suggested re-installing SP2. When I attempted this, I ...
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Is there any way to find out how many hits you receive from bots, on an IIS6 site?

Is there any way to figure out how many bots (even if it's just one type of bot) that hits our site, on a daily, weekly and monthly average? we have the standard IIS6 web site logs in lots of files. ...
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How do I disable SSL 2.0 support on IIS?

I need to disable SSL 2.0 support on a Windows Server 2003 server (running IIS 6.0). Specifically, I'd like to be able to disable on a single website. Is this possible or do I have to disable it ...
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Replace IIS 403 with 404 for Directory Listing

Is it possible to have IIS (6 or 7.5) return a 404 Not Found (instead of 403 Forbidden) when a disallowed directory listing is requested? A security scanning service I use thinks the 403 is revealing ...
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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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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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Is it possible to configure IIS6/7 to ignore certain request headers?

I currently have a problem that would be easily resolved if I could configure IIS6 to somehow ignore certain request headers. Namely "Translate:f". It should process the request as if that header ...
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IIS 6 Application Pool Identity permissions

Other questions have touched on this, but let's get a complete answer down: What specific permissions are necessary for a generic IIS 6 site with a domain user as the app pool identity? What ...
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How do I change physical path of virtual directory in IIS6 through command line?

I'm looking for a way to change the physical path of a virtual directory in IIS6. Basically, the IIS6 version of this IIS7 call c:\Windows\System32\inetsrv\appcmd set VDIR "Default Web ...
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why IIS gives out blank page?

Suddenly IIS gives out blank pages for all the domains in the server. Sometimes, the .html pages does not works which requires IIS reset . But in case of blank pages restarting the server becomes the ...