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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Why is gzip compression varying in efficiency in IIS?

While running Fiddler, I noticed something odd in a request for a static ~5MB XML file to my server: Despite sending byte-for-byte identical headers (Edit: Including the headers), the responses were ...
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IIS 7.5 Redirect / URL Rewrite to mobile version of website

I'm looking for an IIS solution (not programming) to redirect a website to a mobile version of the website. It looks like it might be possible, but not sure, with IIS Redirect or using IIS URL Rewrite ...
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ApplicationPoolIdentity IIS 7.5 to SQL Server 2008 R2 not working

I have a small ASP.NET test script that opens a connection to a SQL Server database on another machine in the domain. It isn't working in all cases. Setup: IIS 7.5 under W2K8R2 trying to connect to ...
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Are there any connection limits on Windows 7 IIS v7.5?

My current development machine is Windows XP, and I use a modified tcpip.sys to allow me to exceed the 10 connection limit built in to IIS. I know that Vista's IIS has the same limit. Can anyone ...
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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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Saving/archiving IIS 7.5 settings for recovery etc

I am not an trained sysAdmin or network engineer, just a programmer who has picked up some knowledge over the years, and at the moment I find myself managing an IIS 7.5 deployment on WinServer 2008 ...
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Is it possible to configure IIS to always default Anonymous authentication to use application pool identity?

Is it possible to configure IIS to always default the identity settings for Anonymous authentication to use application pool identity? There is never a reason I would want it otherwise so it's ...
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What steps to take when trying to resolve unresponsive/hung/broken IIS web site?

What steps do you take when you find an IIS web site is not responding? I might try to first telnet to the specified port, then check web site binding and authentication, and at last restart it. I ...
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windows 2008 R2 IIS 7.5 server stalling while serving web pages

I have an issue where my server doesn't serve up pages on the initial request. I have to F5 (refresh) the page serveral times before the page actually gets served. This issue is on the server itself ...
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Why is my IIS7 server asking for credentials when the directory is named “reports”?

It does not seem to matter how I have the site configured the error still occurs. For example: test.com/test.html will come back with whatever text I have. If I put that html into a directory ...
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IIS7.5 Application Request Routing for multiple sites on one WebFarm

I am running some test scenarios with setting up a server farm using Windows 2008R2, IIS7.5, WebFarm Framework and Application Request Routing. I have three servers: WebFarm1 Controller ...
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Microsoft NLB + MySQL + IIS7

Here is my setup: HyperV VM 1: Server 2008 R2 + Microsoft Network Load Balancer (NLB) + MySQL + IIS 3 NICs- LAN1 - Management 192.168.1.1 LAN2 - Web 192.168.1.2 LAN3 - SQL 192.168.1.3 HyperV VM 2: ...
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IIS 7 Serving all pages with an injected iframe [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My server's been hacked EMERGENCY This is not a duplicate. The question above doesn't explain how that can be done. My VPS just got hacked an all my pages are being ...
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IIS 7.5 (Windows 7) - HTTP Error 401.3 - Unauthorized

I'm trying to test my ASP.Net website on localhost and I'm getting this error: HTTP Error 401.3 - Unauthorized You do not have permission to view this directory or page because of the access control ...
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IIS 7.x Application Pool Best Practices

We are about to deploy a bunch of sites to some new servers. I have the following questions about application pools: 1) It seems advisable to have an application pool per website. Are there any ...
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Load-Balanced IIS 7.5 Web Server ASP.NET Session State problem

we have a problem with an ASP.NET website where the users' sessions are behaving oddly - session data appearing, disappearing and re-appearing. I think I know what the problem is: Our setup is 2 x ...
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How to enable TLS 1.1, 1.2 in IIS 7.5

We want to support web browsers utilizing TLS 1.1 and 1.2, which has been apparently implemented by Microsoft, but is turned off by default. So I went searching on Google and discovered some pages ...
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IIS7 - Web Deployment Tool - SetParam/SetParamFile to set http and https bindings + Cert

we're currently using the MS Web Deployment Tool to sync a live website and some WebServices from a staging box to two live servers. The staging box hosts the site on any IP on port 17000, whereas ...
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Should I impersonate PHP via FastCGI?

I am installing the latest version of PHP onto IIS 7.5 via FastCGI, and all of the instructions say that FastCGI should impersonate the calling client by setting fastcgi.impersonate = 1 If my ...
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How to disable SSLv2?

Anyone know how to disable SSLv2 and only enable SSLv3 in IIS 7.5? Thanks a lot and appreciate any advice in advance Basically just want SSLv2 to be disabled
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Troubleshooting Windows Authentication problems (no challenge) in IIS 7.5?

I know that there are thousands of reports of people having trouble getting Integrated Windows Authentication to work with IIS, but they all seem to lead to web pages that don't apply or solutions ...
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How to diagnose a 500 Internal Server Error on IIS 7.5 when nothing is written to the event log?

I've just deployed an update to an existing ASP.NET MVC3 site (it was already configured) and I'm getting the IIS blue screen of death stating HTTP Error 500.0 - Internal Server Error The page ...
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What does Virtual Bytes mean in Worker Processes pane in IIS7.5 Manager?

What does Virtual Bytes mean in Worker Processes pane in IIS7.5 Manager? If I open IIS Manager (On WindowsServer 2008r2), and go to the Worker Processes page, I can see that one of my AppPool ...
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IIS7.5 App Pool recycling. What is the best schedule for Recycling

I have been using IIS7.5 Since its release. I am also using commerce server 2007sp2. Due to Commerce Servers Need for memory and processor I have the app pool the website is assigned to recycling at ...
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Can Https work without a certificate?

Recently our infrastructure team told our development team that you do not need a certificate for https. They mentioned that the only benefit of buying a certificate was to give the consumer peace of ...
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Multiple instances of a web site on a single server - upgrade one at a time

I would like to host a single physical machine two copies of the same very site to minimize downtime during upgrades. I think I could put a load balancer in front of the machine, assign two IPs to ...
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Unable to browse default IIS website on Windows instance on AWS

I have a medium EC2 instance that runs Windows 2008 R2. I have installed the web role in order to run IIS on it. I am able to see the default website locally but not from the internet using the Public ...
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Issue provisioning IIS 7.5 server using Web Farm Framework 2

We have WFF 2.5 installed, and have used it to successfully configure a farm and provision a secondary server in our test environment. Our environment (controller, primary, secondary servers) is ...
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IIS 7 + Tomcat 7 - how to reach http://localhost:8080/my_app under e.g. http://my_app.local

In brief: IIS 7 + Apache Tomcat 7 + isapi_redirect.dll: I have a deployed and working Tomcat-application available under http://localhost:8080/my_app. I would like to see the same content under ...
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Securing Two Sub domains on IIS7.5 with SSL on port 443

I have two sub domains pointing at the same IP address i.e. sub1.example.com sub2.example.com Each sub domain maps to a site (let's say sub1 and sub2, respectively) in IIS 7.5 on Windows server ...
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How to disable SSL 2.0 on IIS 7.5? [duplicate]

I've seen this KB Article which Microsoft put out covering how to remove SSL 2.0 on IIS 7.0 and earlier, but I can't find anything advising on how to do the same on IIS 7.5. The registry keys ...
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IIS 7.5, need help to understand how app pool recycling works

I am using windows server 2008 R2 to only host one application (asp.net mvc3). The first time the initial page load was really slow. In my app pool recycling setting, only "regular time ...
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Problem running MVC3 app in IIS 7

I am having a problem getting a MVC 3 project running in IIS7 on a computer running Windows 7 Home-64 bit. Here is what I did. Installed IIS 7. Accessed the server and got the IIS welcome page. ...
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Win2k8R2 / IIS 7.5 - users getting 503 response, no 503 error reported in logs

I've got 2 web servers with mirrored content. There's a load balancer sitting in front of them. Starting yesterday we've been getting people complaining about 503 errors. i can't find any 503 errors ...
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How to resolve FTP Error “Failed to retrieve directory listing” for Administrator account in IIS 7.5

Using my administrator account, I FTP connected to my IIS 7.5 FTP Site with FileZilla. I was able to successfully upload a file, but I keep getting a "Failed to retrieve directory listing" in ...
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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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Adding a virtual directory IIS 7.5 Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Trying to get my IIS 7.5 playing nice with VS 2008 on Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. I'm getting this error: System.Security.SecurityException: Request for the permission of type ...
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new installation of windows 2008 R2 … having permissions issues (everyone has access)

I can not limit access to the IUSR user nor the IIS_IUSRS group at all....not even a different user that I tried for anonymous access. When I say IUSR below, I also mean I've tried adding the group ...
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Giving full control for NETWORK SERVICE user on ASP.NET temp-folder

Is giving full control for the NETWORK SERVICE user on c:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\Temporary ASP.NET Files folder a good idea? When I deploy my app on the iis, it started ...
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IIS 7.5 401.3 Access Denied

I am having this weird issue with IIS 7.5 on Windows 2008 R2 x64. I created a site in IIS and manually created a test file index.html and everything worked. When I try to do a deployment, I copy all ...
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IIS7.5 - prevent recycling when changing default document

Is there any setting in IIS 7.5 to prevent it from recycling the app pool when a default document is changed? IIRC this didn't happen in IIS 6 and I want that behavior back.
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IIS7.5 redirect IP to domain

But stuck on this one, looked on google but couldnt find anything. The deployment of the site went slightly wrong and some pages were being saved as: http://73.34.12.../page.aspx Where the IP was ...
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Installing WebDeploy Service

I'm stuggling with installing WebDeploy service on my development PC (Windows 7 Professional with IIS 7.5). Can someone give me the steps required to do that. Update: I installed the Web Deployment ...
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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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Windows Server 2008 R2 - IIS7.5 - Web site permissions

Why when I remove the MACHINENAME\Users group permission set from a websites physical folder and and grant a similar permission set to MACHINENAME\IIS_IUSRS group my website will not start. Why do I ...
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IIS APPPOOL\<PoolName> Application Pool setting ACL in GUI Issue IIS 7.5 on Windows 2008 R2

I can't seem to input the "IIS APPPOOL\PoolName" 'account' into the Windows file/folder ACL setting GUI, it doesn't recognise the account. I understand that this was a problem in vanilla Windows 2008 ...
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IIS Won't Let Python Script Set Headers

I am trying to get Python working with IIS 7.5. I have added a script handler for Python: Python itself doesn't seem to be the problem. I have ran scripts on the command line with no problem. The ...
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IIS 7.5, on Windows 7, IIS User can't log in, “Cannot read configuration file due to insufficient permissions”

I am "experimenting" with Microsoft Internet Information Services 7.5, on a Windows 7 OS, as an FTP site. I have created a FTP-site, called "Opta-site", and, enabled "Anonymous Authentication", ...
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Why is IIS 7.5 flushing file cache very often?

We're running a Win 2008 R2 server with IIS 7.5 for serving image files. It's only used for static content, and file caching has been set up to cache files for 10 minutes. However the IIS frequently ...
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Replace IIS 403 with 404 for Directory Listing

Is it possible to have IIS (6 or 7.5) return a 404 Not Found (instead of 403 Forbidden) when a disallowed directory listing is requested? A security scanning service I use thinks the 403 is revealing ...