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Cannot load pages hosted in a local IIS server [solved]

I build an aspx webapp in .net4.0. To test it i hosted it using IIS 7.0. Now i can access the webapp on the computer , which i used to host iis, by typing either localhost\myapp or using its ...
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What do I need to configure to access a web app deployed on a remote server?

I have deployed a web app to IIS 7 on a remote (intranet, on domain) server. I believe if I use the IP address of that server as the host name in the app's URL, I shouldn't need any DNS or other ...
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Installing PHP 5.5.6: Can't start php-cgi.exe - MSVCR110.dll is missing

I'm trying to update from PHP 5.3 to PHP 5.5 after downloading the last version from here and I'm having this error: Can't start php-cgi.exe - MSVCR110.dll is missing I've read that I need to ...
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Web server down in some places in the world for short time

Hello I have a Windows Server 2008 VPS, located in USA with a Web Site (IIS7) that publish contents to Mexico and Argentina. Sometimes I lose connectivity for short period of time (about 5 minutes), ...
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Asp.NET WebApi application gives 404 error when deployed to IIS7

I have an Asp.NET MVC WebApi application that works perfectly in development environment does nothing but return 404 errors when deployed to testing server. Application is Framework 4.5 dotNET ...
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appcmd command to set anonymous authentication on a folder under a Web Application

I would like to run a command to set up anonymous authentication on a folder under a Web Application on IIS. I would like the particular folder to be the only thing affected. I don't want to change ...
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Is requests in IIS httppipeline processed serially?

Based on iis architecture, request from client hitting IIS will pass through httppipeline, specifically through each httpmodule and finally reaches respective httphandlers and then to worker process. ...
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IIS7.5 wordpress compression won't work

Running wordpress on IIS I can not access my Backend. I get The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because it uses an invalid or unsupported form of compression. I do not have to many ...
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Internet Guest Account in Windows 2008 for permissions

I have seen there's no "Internet Guess Account" user in Windows Server 2008. I am trying to configure permissions over some folders in a website under ISS 7.5 and I am having troubles as I used that ...
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WebClient failing for large file uploads. IIS configuration

To give a background, I am using IIS8 and I have a WCF service that my WinForms client uses for all the work. I also have a webclient which uses the uploadFile and DownloadFile methods. i had this ...
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What is this user name for and how did it get created?

When I created a website named Portal on my IIS 7.5 on the website permissions->security I got this user. What is its purpose? From what I have read the ApplicationPool runs under NetworkService ...
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Is opening port 80 for basic websites ok?

I have set up IIS 7.5 with some web applications, that are meant for internal use as well as for some of our customers. The information inside them is important to some extent, but not like credit ...
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How to: automatically send eml files from my Pickup Directory

How do I get IIS 7 to automatically email eml files from my Pickup Directory? The mails are some time sent after a few hours, but never disappear from the Pickup directory. How do I change the ...
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291 views

Best practive to verify IIS or a ISS website is up?

We have an internal IIS server that hosts several websites that redirects to external hosted web applications. Occasionally people will do nutty things like restart servers, stop services, unplug ...
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IIS re-write from http to https only for subdomains of one domain only

I have an IIS7 web server with several sites running. Some of the sites are sub-domains of one domain and the others are totally separate domains. I want to use IIS re-write to redirect all the sub ...
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Is there a downside to enforcing 128bit SSL for a website

On Windows Server 2008 R2 I can enforce 128bit SSL for a website by executing: appcmd set config "Default Web Site" -section:access -sslFlags:Ssl,Ssl128 -commit:apphost Is there a downside to that? ...
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130 views

How to control (and suppress) caching in IIS?

I'm looking to suppress caching for all files that end with .appcache in IIS. If I was using Apache, I would drop the file into a directory and add: ExpiresActive On ExpiresDefault "access" How do ...
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275 views

Web server (IIS) and database mirroring (Postgresql)

Recently our web-server crashed and we had to recover everything from a backup which took the whole day(totally unacceptable in our business). So my question is, how can I create a complete mirror ...
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207 views

How to run 2 webservers with 2 domains on 1 Static IP

I have created 2 VM's on a single machine for 2 webservers. One server will be running the IIS service and the second server will be running Apache services. How do I configure my server/router to ...
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Javascript works everywhere else, except new server

Server A: Windows Server 2008 R2, IIS 7, admin - me Server B: Windows Server 2008 R2, IIS 7, admin - company server admin group I have a Javascript file that works well on my local machine. The JS ...
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IIS7 - ActiveDirectory - .NET Application

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Web Server (test) which is added to Active Directory domain. I have an application using AD searching features but, it does not work until I specify in code the credentials ...
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Select all sites in IIS manager

I just import a IIS config with 50 sites. I will delete all of these sites several times to make new tests. Currently I just delete them one by one... I have not found how to select all sites to ...
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IIS 7.5 - Redirect webpage or default page

I have a website like so: http://website.com/path/default.html If I go to http://website.com I get the IIS 7 Welcome screen. If I go to http://website.com I would like to be redirected to ...
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Firefox users getting intermittent Connection Reset errors when downloading Zip files

I've got a site running on IIS7. Intermittently, Firefox users will get 0k files, as a result of a "Connection Reset", when downloading large zip files. Usually these are in the range of 70-100MB in ...
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Display alternate backup site when main goes offline

We currently host our website in-house. Consistently we're loosing internet or power. I'd like to house a secondary site at that would be used when our main is offline. How would I go about ...
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What reasons (if any) are there to *not* enable gzip compression for your web server?

Specifically I am working with IIS7, in case there are platform specific reasons, but I am curious in general. I know gzip compression is more CPU intensive for both the server and the client, but it ...
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What Configuration Changes Require Restarting the Web Service?

I am under the impression that certain (web server) configuration changes require cycling the service. Is there a rule of thumb of what specific changes require restarting the service or is it just ...
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242 views

IIS server: how to dump IIS configuration into a single file

How to export/import configuration of my IIS server into/from a single file? The reason is that I want to put the configuration under version control system to track changes made by admins. Sultan
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617 views

IIS7 - Bind virtual directory to different IP address

I have a website hosted with IIS7 (www.mysite.com). I want to configure virtual directories to point to different IP addresses, with a logical name off of my site. For example, I want ...
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Web App not working on Windows Server 2008

I think I am having an issue with security on Windows Server. I have a web app that I put on a Windows 2008 Server. I first tried it in Development Server and on my Windows 7 machine and it worked ...
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680 views

Website fails after application pool recyle

This past weekend our website running with IIS 6.0 stopped handling calls to web services. The log file was filled with the following error until the server was rebooted approximately 8 hours later: ...
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IIS 7.5 optimizations for a site serving only static content

I'm looking to setup a cookie-free domain intended to serve static content for a web application, similar to the http://sstatic.net/ site that the stack exchange sites use. My question is, what ...
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682 views

Tracking down the cause of a web service fault running in IIS

I have built a web service in Visual Studio 2008, and deployed it on IIS 7 running on Windows Server 2008 R2. It has been extensively tested, handles all errors gracefully and logs any uncaught ...
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What does recycling the app pool actually do exactly?

I have had a number of problems in the past that have been solved by simply recycling the app pool. I am currently getting an error occurring about once every other day (SQL server timeout oddly ...
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Single web app, multiple web servers

I have a problem of load balancing. We developed a web app for nearly 1500 users. As the number of users increased we are unable to serve the requests in a timely manner. It takes around 10 to 20 ...
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Classic ASP iis7 CPU usage ramps up, fixes with change in ASP settings

Ok, here's an odd one. We have a rather large classic asp application running on Server 2008r2 iis7. If I leave it alone the cpu usage will climb up to 99% and hang there. Pages still serve, but ...
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IIS7 hundreds of connections in CLOSE_WAIT

I have a .Net application on my IIS7 server it was working fine until I had to move it to another server. I moved the exact same code to the new server and I noticed that after some hours the ...
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Client cannot access my IIS7 web server

I have a Windows 2008 web server on running IIS 7 with about 25 websites. One of those sites is an SaaS application that is accessed constantly throughout the day. However, one particular client ...
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How do you synchronize content between IIS Servers?

I just came across this utility that will sync IIS servers and was wondering what other software people are using? http://www.iis.net/download/WebDeploy The company I'm at uses a very old version ...
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I am about to create a site bible aka documentation of our web server?

I am creating this in ms word, to create a 3-ring binder with tabs, full of documentation of everything about our web server. What are the main categories that I should include? We have 2 servers, ...
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'Server Application Unavailable' in IIS7 after switching to .net 4.0

We recently upgraded to .Net 4.0 and wrote a custom deployment script for our application that uses the Microsoft.Web.Administration library to do things like create websites and setup app pools. We ...
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Domain Name with a-entry to x.xxxxx.com?

i ordered a domain (e.g. www.myNewDomain.com). Now I will redirect the domain www.myNewDomain.com to my Windows ISS 7.0 Server which is sub.MyOldDomain.com. But in the domain A-entry is only a IP ...
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Is it possible to put resource limits on an IIS7 site?

I have a number of different web apps running under IIS7. Is it possible to put limits on one app - for example, limit the number of connections, bandwidth, memory usage and CPU allowed? I need to ...
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IIS7 80 port outside doesn't work

I have created web site, added to IIS 7, in the binding set up host name as "mysite.com". (here "mysite.com" is my registered domain that points to my IP address) So when I assigned port 8095 and open ...
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1answer
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Using URL rewrite module for http to https redirect

Following ruslany's suggestion on the URL Rewrite Tips page here, I'm trying to use URL Rewrite to redirect http:// requests for my site to https://. I've written and tested the rule using a test site ...
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290 views

Host a subdomain from an IIS7 server on another server

I am running a network with two server, one running SBS 2008 which hosts a majority of the network services (DNS, DHCP, Exchange, IIS, DC, AD...), including the primary webpage at mydomain.com. The ...
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ASP.NET Security Exception when Switch IIS7 to Use UNC Path for Content

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 box running IIS7.5 with Medium Trust configured for ASP.NET. When I have the website running from local content (e.g.: c:\inetpub\wwwroot) everything works fine. When I ...
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Error during access to .ashx page in IIS 7 on windows 2008

I have web site on IIS 7 on Windows 2008, when I try to access the "page" (that correctly bound to namespace in web.config) I get error: "The required page cannot be accessed because the related ...
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Advise about performance for local or remote SQL Server?

I currently have my web server and SQL Express / MySQL server on the same server. It is on a VPS. I have been having problems with my hosting so I am thinking of separating the web and db server into ...
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Is it safe to make the wwwroot folder writeable?

I am trying to use IIS7 web server. I found out that I cannot edit (or create) files in this directory. The reason for that is that this directory has read-only permissions. I could change this ...