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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System.Data.Odbc.OdbcConnection.Open() takes a second for every db call

My experience is with LAMP stacks and not so much with .NET on Windows, but I've been given the task of trying to debug a slow site and I've run into a dead end after Googling everything I can think ...
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Load balanced solution on EC2 with IIS app servers behind single IP address

I need to create an auto scaling, load balanced solution on EC2 behind a single IP address with IIS 7.5 as an app server(s). I've got a pretty good working setup with haproxy (as a reverse proxy) ...
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IUSR permissions removed from wwwroot?

We had every website on one machine suddenly start returning 401.3 errors this morning. After much poking around we fixed the problem by changing the IIS Anonymous Authentication to use the ...
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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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Why do Microsoft not recommend using UNC paths in IIS? What is the alternative?

I have an IIS site, and one of the virtual directories is actually on a separate server, accessed via a UNC path. Every now and then (several times a day) the ASP.Net application restarts, and in the ...
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No response from IIS

My problem is that the Default Web Site can be opened from the server machine (localhost), but cannot be opened from a test machine (which is in the same LAN). Netstat says that IIS 7.5 is listening ...
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Unable to set up secondary IIS 7.5 FTPS server

I'm the process of setting up two IIS 7.5 FTP web sites (which are both up and running normally) both of which have FTPS set up on them. For this example: Site 1 is called foo.com. This site has ...
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Security configuration in IIS8 does not allow for folders to be created on network shares with ClassicASP

I need to find the IIS8 configuration that allows this code to work with Windows Authentication Enabled. No Anonymous access. I have a three lines of code written with Classic ASP that are meant to ...
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IIS 7.5 SSL certificate for web site that can be accessed from different IPs

I have a website what is now at development state and can be accessed by IP in two ways: at internal company network site can be accessed by 198.162.0.10/WebSite and from Internet ...
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Multihop Kerberos delegation on IIS7 / Windows 2008

So here I am again dealing with probably the number one support question on IIS, SPNs. I am not a novice when it comes to this, having lived the pains of getting SSRS front ends to delegate for SQL ...
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IIS 7.5 selectively overwrites my error response page

Using Windows 2008r2, IIS 7.5, I have an application using Windows Integrated Authentication (WWW-Authenticate: NTLM, Negotiate). In my ASP.NET MVC code, I am overwriting the IIS error page ...
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Setting up IIS in server 2008 to be a user that can print to a local printer

I have a internet site where that I use for invoice creation. A client can login create an invoice/workorder and then the site will print it to a local printer attached to the server for people to ...
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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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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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How to setup shared folder as virtual directory in IIS 7.5 (cross-domain)

This is my current understanding of how this should be done: (TL;DR for the actual problem, please see the bold text.) Create a folder on you storage server, henceforth known as B. Create a local ...
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.NET webservice app and IIS 7.5 problems

I have installed a 7.5 IIS server and tried to install a webservice. But whatever i do i cannot get it to work. I just get 404 back and a blank page. Here is the log: 2013-03-14 08:17:41 ::1 GET ...
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Tomcat/CF10/IIS7.5 Connector Tuning Help (503 Errors)

Problem: After a undetermined amount of time, all websites running in an application pool return 503 errors as IIS has stopped pool due to Rapid Failures from the pool. Increasing the number of ...
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Is port 8080 safe for IIS Management Service [closed]

Following Configuring Remote Administration and Feature Delegation in IIS 7, I configured the IIS Management Service to use port 8080 instead of the default 8172. Is this safe? Could there be ...
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what permissions should my 'normal' users have to access my website?

Recently I was subject to a hack by "HACKED BY SyRSyR!4N M43STR0". Thankfully, no real damage. I am trying to figure out how they got in and was checking my permissions on some of my folders. I'm not ...
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IIS 7.5 - Disable Overlapped Recycle property not being obeyed when web.config is updated

I have a site which holds an exclusive lock on some resources. I used the .NET Application_Start and Application_End events to aquire and release the lock on these resources at the appropriate time. ...
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Why can't I log in to a Windows-protected IIS 7.5 directory on the server?

I have a web site with an admin subdirectory that is protected by integrated Windows authentication. Works flawlessly from remote PCs. But when I attempt to access these pages on the server itself, ...
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Extending time for application pool recycle process

Is there a way to configure the amount of time allocated to IIS to restart an application pool? I'm dealing with a problem with an in house written module using the Sitecore CMS on IIS. It looks ...
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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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Force SSL redirect for a specific path in IIS7.5

I am trying to configure a redirect for a specific path on our site. I don't want the whole site to be SSL. For example I want any page at this path: http://www.mysite.com/sc/ to redirect to ...
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Monitoring “Request Wait Time” in PerfMon

A website I'm load testing is adding requests to the iis request queue. I can see the queue size getting bigger using the relevant performance counter: \ASP.NET\Requests Queued However I'm trying ...
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multiple domains same folder using url rewrites how does that affect cookies and ssl certs?

I have a folder that is hosting a web application. Our clients are wanting to direct their website our 'web portal' so their customers can view their account information. In my first attempts I have ...
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Why is Microsoft-HTTPAPI Returning 404 to My Network Switch?

Client (IE) requests to a static html keep_alive page seem to be working just fine but the network switch doing load balancing can't seem to request the same page when using the same EXACT URL. ...
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IIS, SQLServer, Google Chrome and Windows Authentication

I'm searching the internet for almost 4 days now and I'm stuck. I've created a simple ASP MVC4 Intranet website and I have deployed it to server called: iis. That computer is inside the same domain ...
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YII framework permissions issue on IIS 7.5 server

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine with the IIS Web server role installed. I didn't check any of the tickboxes apart from the default selection for the install and IIS was downloaded and ...
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IIS 7.5 Reverse proxy authenticate requests before forwarding

I have an internal site that I would like to make available externally. But, I would like to make it available only to a mobile app of my making. The internal site cannot be altered unfortunately, ...
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Blocking Access to Certain Sites

I have a weird setup on a server we host: the site hosts both live and test versions of its sites, set up in two different folders, D:\Live Sites, and D:\Test Sites. What would be the best way to ...
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How to secure a website (iis7.5) that is already has a cert from a redirection from another domain

I am looking to add a SSL cert to our website, which normally is a simple matter, but we have run into a complication that I am currently unsure how to work around/resolve. Our server is currently ...
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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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What are some easy tips for accelerating SSL when using IIS?

This evening while perusing Hacker News I came upon a post with the title 5 easy tips to accelerate SSL. An interesting read, but I don't use Apache or Nginx and am instead interested in similar tips ...
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Detailed Errors not working for WCF Service in IIS

If I were to change the web.config file to have errors in it, I only see the standard 500 - Internal Server Page. Despite setting the Error Pages mode to Detailed, I can't see a detailed error ...
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How Certificate based authentication works in IIS7.5?

We have an application which has user name and password for login. We wold like to give extra layer of security by SSL authentication so that those broweser having certificates can access the ...
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IIS “localhost” subdomain

I have an IIS7.5 server (also running SQL Server) which has a server name of (say) dc-db. On this server, my IIS default site runs correctly on http://localhost and http://dc-db I want to load on a ...
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msdeploy syncing issues

I have 4 Windows 2008 R2 servers. 3 are IIS 7.5 web servers and 1 is a sql server / shared file server. I configured the first web server exactly as I wanted it, then used this msdeploy command to ...
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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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Exchange 2010 - EMC and OWA non-functional after unexpected server reboot

Problem: Can't connect to OWA or the Exchange Management Console/Shell on our Exchange 2010 server (Server 2008R2 VM). Background: We have an Exchange 2010 VM (ESXi 5.1) we're "in the process" of ...
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IIS Advanced Logging Forward to Syslog

I am looking for a method that would allow us to forward the IIS Advanced Logging logs to a centralized log source via syslog or something similar. We are able to perform this currently for the ...
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Error from IIS module after removed

I was trying out an IIS module on my development machine and stupidly installed it in a folder with an application that gets overwritten by source control. I've tried removing the module, but now ...
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What is the difference between “.NET Error Pages” and “Error Pages” in IIS7?

In IIS 7 (.5) on my Windows Server 2008 r2, there are two places for error pages: ".NET Error Pages" under "ASP.NET" in Features View, and "Error Pages" under "IIS" in the same view. It seems like ...
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Why doesn't this IIS Rewrite work for Firefox and Chrome?

In my IIS7.5 on my Windows 2008R2 server, I have a url rewrite. The rewrite seems to work in Internet Explorer, but Firefox and Chrome still give me a 404. Firefox even skips the redirect if refresh ...
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Windows with IIS serving ASP files stored at Amazon S3

We have a website that is hosted in Windows Server 2008 R2, with IIS 7.5 The webserver hosts a couple of websites developed with ASP Classic and ASPX Is there a way to host the files for the dynamic ...
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Changing ActiveSync port to 444 while keeping OWA and Outlook Anywhere still on 443

Goal: To implement a mobile device management server (MDM) by Air Watch for authentication and not to allow Mobile devices to pass ActiveSync traffic to the published CAS server using 443 from the ...
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IIS parse error trying to install web application

I have this asp.net(vb) (.net 2.0) application I'm trying to install on a 2008 server R2 virtual machine. I'm an experience web developer and bsd/linux server admin but I'm not really a windows server ...
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Web Deploy to IIS 7.5 on Windows 7 from Web Matrix issue

I'm struggling mightly with deploying from a web matrix site to my own personal secondary machine with IIS. I only seem to get "connection timed out" I've installed IIS, what I would imagine to be ...
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SSL and 401.3 on IIS 7.5

I have an asp.net 4 site running on IIS 7.5. If I browse to the home page using http it works fine. However, when I browse to the same page using https I get a 401.3 error. Using fiddler 2 I can see ...
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Whitelisting HTTP traffic on Windows Server/IIS

I'm deploying an ASP.NET application in beta and would like to limit HTTP access to a few select IPs. Given the configuration of our environment, the easiest way for me to accomplish this is through ...