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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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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Setting up IIS 7.5 for AD Client Certificates for iOS devices

I am working on getting an iPad to auth to an IIS7.5 website using a local certificate mapped to a user in AD. I am not, in any sense of the word, an IIS admin. I essentially need to setup a proof ...
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Intermittent high CPU (100%) on production webserver

X-Post from StackOverflow: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9465123/intermittent-high-cpu-100-on-production-webserver We have a web cluster with 3 web-servers, each with 24 cores & 24GB mem. ...
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IIS 404 error where file exists

I have a fresh VPS installation from my provider (Windows 2008 R2, IIS 7.5). The default web site works fine: http://5.9.251.167/ I created a new website, and binding for http://new.ianquigley.com ...
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IIS slows down at 1000 concurrent connections

I am looking at a performance problem of an asp.net web site. It appears that when we hit 1000 concurrent connections per server things slow down. We have several web servers behind a hardware load ...
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Recommended IIS 7.5 books [closed]

Can somebody recommend good reading material for administrating IIS 7.5.
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The RSA key container could not be opened. Windows Server 2008 R2

I am setting up a second asp.net site on our Windows 2008 R2 server. We use a RSA Key Container to encrypt our connection strings. I created a new Application Pool with all the same settings as our ...
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Why don't I have Deploy actions available in IIS 7 Manager?

I'm currently investigating options to script automated deployment of an ASP.NET web app. Using MSBuild I can create a package and import it manually or by script into a server running IIS 7. ...
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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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Migrate an IIS 7 website from one server to IIS 7.5 on another

We have an IIS 7 website running on our live server and are in the process of setting up a new development server which has IIS 7.5 running. Is there any easy fast way to take the IIS 7 website and ...
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IIS 7.5 Basic Authentication

I am having problems with Basic Authentication in IIS 7.5. I have: enabled Basic Authentication on my site disabled Anonymous Authentication on the same site Added an IIS user and allowed said user ...
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How do I restart a single website in IIS7+ using commandline?

How do I restart a single website in IIS7+ using commandline only? Same functionality as the circled menu item in the image - but from the commandline. Iisreset does not have any options to deal ...
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IIS HTTPS Host Headers

In IIS I need to map www.domain.com and domain.com to use a specific SSL certificate. I have tried using appcmd and editing applicationHost.config but I don't see how to tie each host-header to a ...
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How many simultaneous requests can be handled by a medium class server on the average? [duplicate]

I have bought a PRIMERGY TX100 S1 Server with a trial version of Windows Server 2008 R2 Web Edition. My internet connection with a static IP is very very fast (about 50 mega bit per second) for both ...
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IIS 7.5 (Express) applicationhost.config: Can a virtualDirectory's physicalPath be a relative path?

I'm configuring a site in applicationhost.config for IIS 7.5 Express: <site name="default" id="1" serverAutoStart="true"> <application path="/"> <virtualDirectory path="/" ...
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Temporarily redirect *all* HTTP/HTTPS requests in IIS to a “server maintenance” page

We've got an IIS server that hosts hundreds of separate web apps, and the physical database server that hosts these apps is going to be taken offline for maintenance for a brief period (we expect it ...
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IIS 7.5 logging, how do I include milliseconds in the time field?

Currently, my IIS log looks like this (using W3C logging): 2012-02-15 00:31:50 W3SVC1 ... Is there a way to include milliseconds, such as: 2012-02-15 00:31:50.123 W3SVC1 ...
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IIS 7.5, Multiple Application Pools, and URL Rewriting (403.18 — Forbidden)

Is there any way to configure IIS 7.5 to perform URL rewrites to different application pools on the same site without running into a 403.18 error? We're using Helicon ISAPI Rewrite 3 on IIS 6 and ...
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IIS 7.5 returning 404 for unknown host names

This just doesn't seem correct to me, so I'm looking for someone to tell me how I've misconfigured IIS... Configuration is IIS7.5 (2008R2), without SP1. I have IIS 7.5 configured w/several sites. ALL ...
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Using Virtual Directories with FTP

I've successfully installed and used FTP to transfer files to my server running Windows Server 2008. I've decided to create one FTP site in IIS 7.5 which leads to my \ftproot\ folder, and In an effort ...
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Windows 2008, IIS7 and virtual directories

I created a virtual directory called test (C:\test) under the Default Web Site and added two simple test files (one html and one aspx). I thought I had to add the IUSR and NetworkService (for ...
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IIS7 w3wp process hung on recycle

A single server has started to sometime leave zombie w3wp.exe processes when trying to recycle. A new process is spawned properly and everything seems to work, except the old processes are still ...
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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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Changing physical path on IIS through appcmd isn't activated

We have come across an issue on IIS 7.5 where we have a simple deploy system which consists of the following: Create a zip-file of new webroot, consisting of three folders: Api Site Manager This ...
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Is it possible to have one webserver where a certain sub folder comes from a different server?

My desired scenario: www.my-example-server.com - This one comes from server 1 (IIS 7.5) www.my-example-server.com/subfolder - This one should come from server 2 (IIS 7.5) I know how to do this if ...
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How to add a site-wide downtime error message in IIS, with a custom 503 error code?

My website will be down for maintenance for some time, and I want to make sure sure that (1) search engines see a HTTP 503 error code for every page, and (2) humans see a friendly message describing ...
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Is it ok to just copy necessary dll files to a server instead of installing dependencies?

I deployed ASP NET MVC 3 application on server (win2008/iis7.5). Somehow i desided not to install MVC 3 package and devexpress( necessary for app). Instead I have just copied dlls of mvc and ...
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IIS 7.5 logging: Can I insert a log entry when a request starts (is received), not just when it completes?

Currently, my IIS log entries are written when each request completes, eg: 2012-02-15 00:31:50 W3SVC1 MACHINENAME ::1 POST ... 202 (milliseconds) Unfortunately, sometimes requests hang or don't ...
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What differences are between IIS 7.0 and IIS 7.5?

I thought that IIS 7.0 and IIS 7.5 have (from the application developer point of view) nearly same features. Then, I found that certain features are not working on IIS 7.0. Are there more features ...
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IIS7 URL Rewrite breaks for URLs containing + characters

I have an IIS7 server that acts as a reverse proxy for several other web servers. The other servers run on different ports, so the IIS7 server provides 'friendly URLs' and all on port 80. URL ...
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how do I configure IIS to post logs to sql server?

how do I configure IIS to post logs to sql server? How want to save ANY log to my site. the site has a lot of views and the data can be big in a very small time. In addition, I want to show analytics ...
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Set IIS7 to default all new app pool to 64 bit

Is there a setting in IIS 7.5 to default the "Enable 32-Bit Applications" to False on newly created app pools? I know how to set it for one app pool in power shell, but I'm wondering if there's a ...
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What the heck is a OPTIONS method in a IIS 7.5 web Log?

I know what a GET and a POST are, but it's almost impossible to Google for the word OPTIONS. Here's what I see (i deleted all the stuff at the end) of each: 11/23/11 0:02:13 10.100.0.14 ...
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Understanding down-sides of network load balancing with two computers vs traditional three-way load balancing

We have one site on IIS build in ASP.NET with DNN. Currently we try to configure network load balancing for two servers. The service hosting provider told us this would be enough, but we seem to have ...
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Cannot access IIS on Windows 7

I created a website on my dev machine (Windows 7 RC) and am able to access it from http://localhost/ or http://172.16.0.140/ (my IP) or http://seven/ (computer name). I can ping my machine from other ...
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Does Application Request Routing utilize SSL sessions when connecting to content servers?

In the scenario where ARR is configured to use SSL/TLS to connect to the content servers, does it utilize SSL sessions (e.g., session identifiers as specified in RFC 5246) so that subsequent ...
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How to create a catch-all subdomain in IIS 7.5?

How can I create a catchall for any unspecified subdomains of website.com in IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008 RC2? I have already configured a CNAME DNS entry for *.website.com pointing to ...
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Erratic gzip compression on IIS7.5

This is best demonstrated when we just try to request a single CSS file from our IIS server. Sometimes we get the whole uncompressed file back. We'll wait 5 seconds and refresh, then the CSS file is ...
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Windows Process Activation Service won't Start “parameter is incorrect” (Visual Studio 2010 Profiler)

I've struggled with this one for a whole day, so here is both the problem & solution: After profiling an ASP.NET application on Windows 7 (x64), I exited Visual Studio (possibly a crash) and ...
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How do IIS FTP 7.5 User accounts work?

We'd like to set up an IIS 7 FTP server with non-Windows user accounts. We've heard that FTP Server v7.5 supports this, but the documentation is talking about "IIS Manager Accounts" and implies that ...
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Windows 7 IIS problem

the thing is that I just installed IIS in my Windows 7 computer to test it out, but I'm getting this error as soon as I try to load the localhost on my web browser: Service Unavailable HTTP Error ...
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Documentation for native modules in IIS 7.x

I've been working for some time at a super lean IIS 7.5 configuration for a static file serving purposes web site. To achieve this, I've simply stripped the designated web site for all dynamic ...
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Is it possible to log additional HTTP headers in IIS logs?

I need to analyze logs for Exchange and would like to get additional headers saved such as MS-ASProtocolVersion Is is possible to configure IIS to log these additional headers? POST ...
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Formula for Processor Affinity Mask (IIS)

I have a 24 cores/ 48 GB RAM server machine on which I want to set processor affinity for worker process to last 12 cores through IIS Advance settings, is there any formula, i don't want to set ...
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It it possible to have multiple ReWrite rules that all do the same Action, for an IIS7.5 webserver?

I've got rewrite module working great for my IIS7.5 site. Now, I wish to add a number of urls that all goto an HTTP 410-Gone status. Eg. <rule name="Old Site = image1" patternSyntax="ExactMatch" ...
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IIS 7.5 ignoring HttpCompression settings in web.config

I'm trying to enable dynamic compression for the mime type application/json. In applicationHost.config, I've made the following change: <section name="httpCompression" ...
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IIS7.5 is only resolving to the Default Web Site

I am able to access only the Default Web Site on a Windows 2008 R2 Server which is running IIS 7.5 The Default Web Site's binding is to "All Unassigned", same way as I have done it on a different ...
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Handler Mappings Script Permission becoming unchecked unexpectedly

There have been 2 instances now where the Script checkbox under "IIS > Sites > Site > Handler Mappings > Edit Feature Permissions" has become unchecked. What could possibly be causing this to occur? ...
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ApplicationPoolIdentity user cannot modify files in shared folder in Windows Server 2008

I am creating directories, and writing files to a shared folder within my web application that is being hosted on Windows Server 2008. I am running the application pool with an identity of ...
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DOS attack “slow post” : How to prevent in IIS

I have a public facing IIS 7.5 web server running a single ASP.NET website, which has just failed one of our security scans with a "slow post" vulnerability. Have tried reducing the httpruntime ...