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How can I tell if any website references a directory in inetpub\wwwroot?

I have a server that has hosted many sites over the years... as many as a hundred. I've got a lot of cruft in \inetpub\wwwroot that has not been well managed. Say I have a directory called ...
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A Ghost File on my website

We have three IIS 7.5 server running on Windows 2008, R2, 64-bit OS. Recently we have a problem with the two of them in relation to a one .htm file. For some reason the site seems to serve an older ...
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How to find out which server generated a CSR

I sent a client a CSR a few months ago and now they finally sent me back the CA response. However, there are multiple Windows 2008R2 servers and I don't remember which one I used to generate the CSR ...
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Can't get MSMQ to receive messages via FQDN via HTTP

Context - Server 2008 R2 with private queue, IIS setup. Sending messages via HTTP from other computers. [MSMQ is not in the 'default web site'. I changed the ID of my website to 1 to install msmq ...
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793 views

IIS7.5 App Pool recycles - .Net OutOfMemoryException

strange situation with .Net OutOfMemoryExceptions in IIS / Windows 2008 R2 being thrown on random pages of the application being hit. We have about 1000 separate sites that are the same .Net ...
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IIS7.5 - Dynamic Compression, Server Downtime?

Good Day, I need to install the IIS 7.5 Dynamic Compression module on a production server. Does IIS shutdown during the module installation or does it continue running? Thank you
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271 views

How can I enable Windows authentication for ftp on Windows 7 Pro? [closed]

I have an ftp server running on my desktop pc (windows 7 professional x64): However, when I look at the authentication types in IIS Manager I don't see Windows Authentication as an option: I've ...
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Server too Busy - IIS 7.5

After a month of looking into this, googling, and trying different "solutions" it has me stumped. We have a server with plenty of hardware to support the number of sites we are running on it, however, ...
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1answer
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How to fix IIS Total Requests ramping up

I've got a site that has recently been experiencing a lot of downtime due to max memory usage. We're running a VPS with 8GB RAM, Windows Server 2008 R2, IIS 7.5, WebForms 4.0 site with SQL Express ...
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Best Practices - Exporting/Importing Windows 2008 file/folder permissions

I'm in the process of creating a secondary website on our webserver which I would like to have identical folder and (mostly) file permissions but completely different content. Ideally I would like to ...
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What are the “to-do” on protecting Windows server facing the web?

I currently begin to deploy Windows servers facing the web. And I would like to know what are you way of protecting your servers ? What softwares are you using ? On Linux, i'm using Fail2ban to ...
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37 views

Adding forwarders with IIS over windows

Is it possible to add a forwarder using IIS on Windows? I know it can be done with cPanel but i'm not sure if it can be done on Windows. I am trying to run an email piping system. Thanks.
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Why can't I delete the file 'favicon.ico' in Windows Server 2008?

I have copied the file favicon.ico from one website folder to another in Windows 2008. Now I can't delete this file, nor can I change its owner in the security tab even as an administrator. How can ...
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Creating web service users in a workgroup environment

For a Windows 2008 Server running in a Workgroup envrionment (no Active Directory), is it possible to create users for the purpose of authentication in a web service application that DO NOT have a GUI ...
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IIS: How to tell if a slow time-taken is due to a slow network connection

According to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/944884, "when a large response or large responses are sent to a client over a slow network connection, the value of the time-taken field may be more than ...
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1answer
298 views

coldfusion 9 and IIS 7.5 windows authentication security pass through

We are using Windows 2008R2, IIS 7.5, Coldfusion 9 and our websites are virtually hosted. A number of websites use windows authentication protected folders to limit access. We are finding that html, ...
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281 views

Remote Wildcard script mapping from site in IIS 7.5 with powershell

I created a site in IIS 7.5 via Powershell; however, the site inherited the parent handler mappings and one of the wildcard script mappings causes problems for this particular application. Is there a ...
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191 views

Windows 2008 + IIS + Backup folder permissions or script to view all folders with X permissions?

I know how to backup IIS 7 configuration, but unaware of a way to backup which folder requires write permissions. If a server was to go down and I needed to restore, I could restore the config and ...
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IIS 7 on 2008r2 shows blank page

I am using IIS7 on Windows Server 2008r2. I have recently installed php and IIS. I am trying to browse to the index.php but it returns a blank page. It loads the favicon and the header of my page. ...
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How do I stop IIS7.5 starting by default?

I am doing a lot of work using the XAMPP stack, but every time I restart my machine, I have to manually stop IIS before I can start Apache. I can't find a service for IIS to configure not start ...
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1answer
194 views

Windows Server 2008 R2 and IIS 7.5 won't render .php in certain physical roots

I just installed Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and configured IIS 7.5 to run PHP via CGI. I tried to get a test website working by creating d:\www\test\index.php, configuring IIS to to run a website from ...
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192 views

W3wp.exe process may crash intermittently when an application handles requests for extensionless URLs in IIS 7.0 or in IIS 7.5

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2522807 I just wanted to know if anyone else has run this patch and have found any issue with it reducing the amount of IIS connection it is accepting. Now it could ...
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How can I install Python in IIS 7.5

I want to install python 3.2 in my IIS7.5 server so that I can use something like this : http://localhost/index.py Is this possible? How?
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IIS7.5/Win2k8 - Accessing Virtual Directories via UNC from non-domain machine to another non-domain machine

Been seriously racking my brain for a while with this. I'm trying to add a Virtual Directory to a site that points to a UNC share. Both machines are not in a domain and I know the machines both see ...
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Is there a limit to how many sites can be hosted on a single IP address when using HTTP Host Headers on Windows 2008?

For reasons that are lost in the mists of time, our older Windows (2000, 2003) servers have been configured with a "Administrative" IP address and three further "Hosting" IP addresses. There are also ...
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IIS 7.5 URL Rewrite - missing “route to server” option

(Question moved from StackOverflow) I am running Windows 7 Ultimate, and have activated IIS (Version 7.5.7600.16385). I have installed the following modules using Microsoft Web Platform Installer ...
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Even admin cant register ASP.NET 4

When I try running the following command, logged in as admin, I get the accompanying error: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319>aspnet_regiis -i An error has occurred: 0x8007b799 You ...
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Can an IIS worker process's Virtual Memory use exceed the Private Memory limit?

For example, if I configure the following limits for an Application Pool in the "Recycling" settings: Virtual Memory: 512Mb Private Memory: 128Mb - or "used memory" in IIS 6 parlance Can the process ...
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CPU Limits for Application Pools in IIS 7.5

I see that in iis 7.5 I can set a CPU % utilization limit for a specified amount of time for an application pool. I can have also have it kill the worker process if this limit is violated. If tell it ...
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Perform An Action when a file is uploaded on windows server 2008 with built-in IIS FTP Server/Service

Is there a way to perform some action (start a vbs, batch file, or an exe, etc) upon the successful upload of a file using Windows Server 2008 R2 built-in IIS FTP server/service?