IIS 7.5 is the version of IIS that ships with Windows 2008 R2, and Windows 7. A subset of IIS 7.5 is provided by IIS Express, optionally installed by the Web Platform Installer.

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Can I completely disable ASP.NET in IIS, together with all side effects?

I'm using IIS 7.5 on Server 2008 R2 to run non-ASP sites, and they don't use .NET either. Can ASP.NET be completely disabled/uninstalled, so that no ASP.NET security updates are required, and to fix ...
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IIS returning 503 “Service Unavailable” on all Virtual Directories under the Default Web Site, but all Applications using the same app pool work

I've got a webserver that's recently started returning 503 "Service Unavailable" for all requests made to any virtual directories under the "Default web Site". These virtual directories had been ...
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Potential problems in running PHP web application on windows 2008 r2 IIS 7.5?

what are Potential problems in running PHP web application on windows 2008 r2 64 bit IIS 7.5 ?? If so , how much trouble they can cause ? I browsed documentations here and user problems and ...
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IIS7.5 periodically stops serving static files

I have a website with an index.html file (that contains an html/javascript application) that leverages a json rest api(asp.net webapi in the same website) for data. Periodically, IIS will start ...
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405 - HTTP verb used to access this page is not allowed - IIS 7.5

Good Day, I am struggling with this error when I try to access one of my pages on my site. The error reads in full - 405 - HTTP verb used to access this page is not allowed. The page you are looking ...
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Can not update Bugzilla Parameters

I'm running Bugzilla 4.4.5 on Windows 2008 r2 with IIS 7.5. My path to Index.cgi is C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\bugzilla-4.4.5 The URL I'm using is http://localhost/bugzilla I can bring the website up and ...
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Unrecognized element 'ProviderOption' when trying to use Powershell Set-WebConfigurationProperty

I am trying to build a Powershell script to automate connection string changes to our deployed web applications. I am trying to use the WebAdministration command Set-WebApplicationProperty but am ...
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IIS 7.5 giving 404.19 “Denied by filtering rule” if URL contains “test” - No filtering rule defined

my IIS is giving me a 404.19 if a certain URL contains the string "test" in any sort or form. For example: http://test2008r2-1/search.php?query=test&type=and&start=1&results=5 and ...
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IIS 7.5 images not showing - 404

I have IIS 7.5 running my local dev site. My problem is the images are not displaying and in the browser console i receive a 404 error for them. I have checked the Handler Mappings and have ...
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PHP files loading very slowly, even if they have no PHP code

Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard IIS 7.5 PHP 5.3.28 FastCGI I have a WordPress blog in a subfolder of an ASP.NET site that has started running very slowly. After experimentation, I've found that all ...
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Comodo PositiveSSL + Windows 2008R2 / IIS7.5: error on Android only

I have an SSL certificate, which is correctly working with all major desktop browsers (IE, Chrome, FF), and on Windows Phone and iOS, but on Android. I guess I've installed my certificate in the ...
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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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SSL Error in IIS 7.5

We run an analytics application called Spotfire. Typically, it has an Application Server and a Web server running on different VMs. In this case, we have a public and private server so that we can ...
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IIS ARR/Reverse Proxy 502 Errors for Larger Files

I have an API written in Python which I am accessing with IIS 7.5 via the ISAPI extension PyISAPIe. I thought it would be sensible to separate this API from our main site, so it is in a different site ...
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Where to place files for download on website? [closed]

Out of these following options, what would you guys recommend as a best practice or approach? I have a website that has a ton of pdf and word files that any one can click to download. What is the best ...
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Getting IIS7.5 and ISAPI_REWRITE to deliver a .exe.config file

Setup is ISAPI_Rewrite 3 running on Win 2008 with IIS7.5. I have a rule thus: RewriteRule ^/apps/(.*)$ http://someotherserver/$1 [NC,P] which works fine for everything I've needed thus far. Now I ...
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using multiple IP addresses with a single ssl certificate

I have a secure website sitting on IIS 7. We are having issues with the current provider's service. We have got a second provider that we can add to the server link using a spare ethernet port that we ...
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Cross-server NTLM authentication failing

I think this issue has less to do with software development and more to do with general network configuration, so I'm posting the question here initially. I have an MVC4 application hosted in IIS 7.5 ...
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Two sites running same code and different config files?

I have a Windows 2008R2 server with IIS, running one site (ASP.NET4.5). All the parameters are written in web.config file. I have to add a new site, that will run on the same code (same root folder) ...
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Multiple wildcard certificates on one IIS site?

We already have an SSL certificate for *.foo.com pointing to an IIS site. Now we want to point *.bar.co.nz point to the same web application and will purchase another wildcard certificate. Is it ...
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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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Cannot view IIS7 worker process queues with APPCMD or IIS Manager

I am trying to diagnose an issue with classic ASP sites that intermittently hang on IIS 7.5 (Windows 2008 R2). I tried using APPCMD LIST REQUESTS to get a list of queued requests but this fails every ...
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IIS7.5 - application pool account versus user account - which account needs write permission?

So I know that variations on this question have been asked tons of times, but I'm still confused so I'm hoping to ask as simply as I can and hopefully you'll be able to answer as simply as you can. ...
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Getting 503 when trying to run Classic ASP on Win7 and IIS7.5

I am being asked to resurrect a classic ASP application for temporary use. Wonderful. Well, the pay's the same, so I am now trying to get the thing to run on my localhost so I can test it and so on. ...
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One user cannot access website from anywhere in the network

This is really weird but here goes: I have a domain user who just recently is unable to access a particular website on our intranet no matter what computer he logs on from. He can access other ...
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Is there a way to set IIS7 to save changes to applicationHost.Config when using GUI

I have noticed when I make changes to web sites or application folders in IIS7 the changes will be put in the web.config. Example changes are, default documents, response headers, etc. I would like ...
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IIS 7.5 App pool setting “Virtual Memory Limit (KB)” seems to take effect at a different level

I'm diagnosing problems with / trying to control a website which has a memory leak. The IIS setting "Virtual Memory Limit (KB)" has been set to 15728640 (15GB!) but the App pool seems to be recycling ...
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Website won't come up on web server even though it comes up on other machines

I have a website that I just created from scratch and all I've done is put a index.html file in it with a hello message. If I try to go to the website from the web server itself it won't come up, ...
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URL redirect not working in IIS 7.5

I am facing problem redirecting my HTTPS web service from HTTP. I have applied CA SSL certificate to my web service and using URL Rewrite, I have done the changes for redirection in IIS 7.5. Here is ...
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Concerns about Migrating from IIS6 to IIS8

We would like to migrate our websites from IIS 6 to IIS 8. I would like to understand if i could face any "additional" compatibility issues when we migrate to IIS 8/8.5 as opposed to IIS 7.
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SSL Certificate error only on host server

I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2 with IIS 7.5. This is in a development environment. I have a self-signed certificate, and a second wildcard server authentication certificate which was issued by ...
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Why am I getting 405 errors after swappinng domain names?

I had oldsubdomain.xxx.com. Everything was working fine. Windows 2008 R2 IIS 7.5 running php sites. Also had SSL running and used for all sites. So I needed to change to newsubdomain.xxx.com. ...
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Digest authentication keeps asking for credentials

I'm attempting to use Digest Authentication in IIS (7.5 on Server2008R2) - all other authentication options are disabled. In IE (11 on Server 2008R2), the user gets prompted for credentials one time, ...
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Access a web application with a port number iis

I have an ASP.NET application that I'm trying to upload to a server. the server is Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard with IIS 7.5. The server IP address is like so: 212.199.xxx.yyy:zzz and is ...
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Outlook prompts for password when connect to Exchange via HTTP is enabled

We have an SBS 2011 server running Exchange 2010 SP3 and two domain-joined Terminal Servers running Outlook 2010 & 2013. When any Exchange account is configured to Connect to Microsoft Exchange ...
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Windows Server 2008 iis 7.5 classic asp mdb DB via DSN odbc [closed]

I had a a simple site on a 2003 IIS 6 server for years. I have a small DB in a Mdb file. Everything was great, until I've upgraded to a windows 2008 R2 64bit IIS 7.5 server. I've transferred the site ...
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intermittent blank page issue on IIS 7.5 and Cold fusion 10 websites

We are getting intermittent blank screen on an IIS 7.5 website with ColdFusion 10. There was no error on IIS nor ColdFusion. Whenever this issue happens we need to restart/recycle application pool or ...
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IIS complains about port being used when it's not

I need to revive an application so it can be safely archived by a third party before being phased out. In order to do so without endangering the whole server, I want to force the user to authenticate ...
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How to handle large number of concurrent request from IIS

I have one one full IIS 7.5 web server dedicated to one single asp.net mvc web application. At some points my application send 3 requests at every second and this request reads and write data from/to ...
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IIS 7.5: In the “Connect As” dialog, can't set “Specific user” to the application pool identity?

I have a bunch of websites and applications with their own app pools, all using AppPoolIdentity. App pool identities are nice because you can set file system permissions and add SQL Server users based ...
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Why is this HTTP request being truncated?

We've got a user who is getting an error on a page due to an HTTP request getting truncated. As far as we know, it is just the one user (though others might not have reported it). This is our main JS ...
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PHP / IIS - Limit On The Number Of Files That Can Be Uploaded At Once?

I have a PHP web application which allows the user to add multiple items, and attach a file to be stored with each item. I am able to attach a file to items 1-19, however it always fails at item ...
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Replace wildcard certificate on multiple sites at once (using command line) on IIS 7.5

I have 3 websites: aaa.my-domain.com, bbb.my-domain.com and ccc.my-domain.com all using a single wildcard certificate *.my-domain.com on IIS 7.5 Windows Server 2008R2 64-bit. That certificate expires ...
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Python on IIS 7.5 - resource implications

I have a task which python is a perfect fit for : periodically (every 5min or so) manipulating a series of small, utf8 text files (20-30 files, sized between 100kb and 500kb but strictly never ...
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Startup Memory in Hyper-V dynamic Memory for IIS 7.5

I recently setup a 2012 server core with hyper-v. I then installed server core 2008 R2 as a client. Installed IIS and started hosting an internal website. I started running throughput tests and found ...
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Persist basic authentication across protocols

I maintain a website that uses basic authentication to prevent outside users from viewing it (It's a staging/test environment open to the internet). The website is available over unsecured (HTTP) ...
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IIS7 Rewrite Rule for subdomains

I'm having trouble trying to figure out the proper syntax for a rewrite rule for subdomains in IIS7. I'm wanting to do the following: Change: www.anything.mydomain.com To: anything.mydomain.com ...
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Coldfusion File Upload Failure

SCENARIO - DEV: Customer uploads 104KB csv File is uploaded to specified directory then read and populated into data table. Request Size Limits Maximum number of POST request parameters 100 ...
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NodeJS scripts only work if run from Node.exe and not from iisnode

Running NodeJS scripts from IIS using iisnode cause path and 404 issues, scripts try to search files in places they aren't while when running them from Node command line directly they work perfectly. ...
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Deploy WCF Web Service on IIS 7.5, error in DirectoryListingModule

I have a WCF Web Service which I'm trying to install on IIS7.5 on Windows 7. I can browse the service home page just fine, but trying to call any of the methods from the WCF Test Client produces a ...