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 7.5 - 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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Intermittent IIS Connection close issue

really odd one here. I have a website which runs on IIS fine most of the time. On some occasions though I get a white 404 page with the text: Not Found HTTP Error 404. The requested resource is not ...
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How can I stop IIS 7.5 adding it's own redirect HTML to one issued by PHP?

I have an IIS 7.5 server configured with PHP 5.4.5 running through FastCgi. PHP is configured to return gzip encoded data if the client supports it. My problem is when I issue a 303 See Other header ...
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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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IIS 7.5 Application Pool Identity service account generates millions of authentication requests

I have a load balanced pool of 10 IIS 7.5 servers hosting 3 services. These services run under a single application pool - the identity is set to run as an AD service account. The problem we're ...
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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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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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Windows Web Farm Framework Memory Allocation Issue

We have a web farm running two servers (W2K8 R2). Let's name them web01 and web02. Web01 has no problem, but web02 has a strange memory allocation problem with the WebFarmAgentService. For unknown ...
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Win 2008 web server starts timing out when making web service calls

Our .NET web app makes web service calls to Amazon S3 and to a partner system. Out of nowhere, we've had two recent episodes where our web server starts to intermittently timeout on these calls. ...
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iis 7.5 - WFF and ARR farm management

We have two test web farms (IIS 7.5). The Florida web farm has two ARR servers and two content servers. The ARR servers have WFF and NLB installed. The ARR setup uses a shared config located on a file ...
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IIS 7.5 Request Filtering - best practice rules?

Im looking for a set of best practice rules for Request Filtering similar to what UrlScan adds by default. Any suggestions or an example list of filters is much appreciated. By default IIS 7.5 only ...
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ASP.MVC website production server configuration best practice

When creating a new website on a production windows 2008 r2 server which requires connection to SQL Express should I create a custom identity for the application to run under or leave it as ...
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Problems enabling BITS uploads on Server 2008R2 (eTrust maybe?)

I've been trying to enable BITS uploads in IIS on Server 2008 r2 and I'm getting this as an error messsage: "An error occurred while enabling BITS uploads. Please check the event log for more details ...
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APpFabric won't start Workflow instances, no information in the error

We are trying to get AppFabric running in a domain and followed all the steps as described in the documentation with regard to AppFabric and domains, but no matter what we try, it always ends up with ...
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Instructions for IIS 7.5 FTP Blind Drop without 500 Errors

I'm trying to setup an IIS 7.5 FTP site with a Blind Drop box. Directions for 6.0 (Server 2003/XP) don't work as without the list contents permission on the folder itself the FTP server will not allow ...
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IIS 7.5 Basic Authentication does not seem to work with virtual directories

IIS 7.5 is running in this server. I have configured IIS Manager User "someuser". On virtual directory "virtdir", which is also an IIS7.5 "app" I have set user "someuser" to allowed (in IIS Manager ...
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IIS 7.5 redirect user if they are using SSLv2 or SSLv3

I want to redirect all users still using SSLv2 and SSLv3 to a specific page and users with no SSLv3 protocol (TLS 1.x) will no redirect to the page. So how do I detect these SSLv2-SSLv3-only users ...
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IIS 7.5 FTP and Virtual Directory

Software - Windows 2003 R2 - IIS 7.5 using FTP FileZilla (Protocol=FTP; Encryption=Require explicit FTP over TLS; Logon Type:=Normal; UserName=****; Passwword=****** Currently there are 3 virtual ...
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IIS Site breaks after disabling SSLv3

I am trying to disable SSLv3 on a 2008 R2 web server that runs IIS 7.5 but as soon as I disable SSLv3 and reboot, the website is no longer reachable. I ran a packet capture with SSLv3 still enabled ...
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IIS seems to think I have duplicate Custom Headers defined; complains about it

I am a software developer and I debug a website on my local machine in IIS 7.5. Recently I experienced problems with my machine that would not go away, so I backed up, formatted, resintalled Windows ...
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IIS 7.5 URL Rewrite domain redirect

I am trying to figure out why the following code does not work. This is a copy of my web.config file: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <configuration> <system.webServer> ...
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Is it possible to have SharedConfig enabled in IIS between Windows Server 2008 R2 (IIS7.5) and windows server 2012 R2 (IIS 8.5)

We have a webfarm with 3 web servers all in windows server 2008 r2. One of our servers has some hardware issues and we are looking to get a new server to replace it, however it is actually cheaper to ...
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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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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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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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IIS 7.5 not logging

I have a strange issue with a Windows Server 2008 R2 running IIS: HTTP logging stopped a few months ago (I just found out), and I cannot seem to get it to start logging again. I have both HTTP ...
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How do i find out what's preventing delete requests from working in iis7.5 and iis8?

Our site has an MVC Rest API. Recently, both the live servers and my development machine stopped accepting DELETE requests, instead returning a 501 Not Implemented response. On my development ...
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IIS Application Can Be Accessed over Port 80 and 443 on Public IP But Not Over 443 On Internal IP

Here's the scenario (please read this and not just the title, this is not an application setup issue): The application works fine over 80 (http) and 443 (https) from the public-facing IP address. ...
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Memory consumption of ASP.Net app

I'm migrating an existing ASP.Net (MVC3) application to a new server. The primary reason is to migrate to IIS 7.5/Windows 2008 while it's currently on IIS 6/Windows 2003. The new server has 8GB of ...
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IIS httpErrors ExecuteURL appends weird query string like 500;http://mysite.com/failed-page to the target URL

I've noticed weird behavior in IIS error pages. I've got this setup: <httpErrors errorMode="Custom" existingResponse="Replace"> <remove statusCode="500" /> <error statusCode="500" ...
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IIS 7.5 - Windows 2008R2 App pools - Compare

I'm troubleshooting a scenario where the same ASP.Net MVC web application hosted in 2 different application pools (in the same server) having very different memory footprints. One app pool (say pool ...
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IIS 7.5 connect to a web site using IIS Manager using the current user credentials

I am trying to use IIS Manager to connect to a site or an application but would like to pass through or use the current authenticated user's credentials. There is only a username and password option ...
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IIS 7.5 http requesting basic authentication but https isn't

Server 2008 R2 IIS 7.5 Website Panel I have a multiple sites running that have a specific folder in each site, say PDFs, some changes have been made, but I don't know what and now if you try to ...
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Start/Stop IIS site automated as an administrator, which is not a built-in “Administrator”

There are several ways to start/stop an IIS site, in a way that does not require logon to the system. For example: 1) Command line via APPCMD: C:\windows\system32\inetsrv\appcmd.exe stop site ...
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(Chrome/IE) 502.3 error encountered when POST-ing a file to an SSL-enabled IIS server running ARR that routes to JBoss

I am trying to get a file upload function to work on my site. It basically POSTs an image + image_id to the server. The server is running IIS7 with ARR. I have JBoss AS 7 running in the server as ...
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Requests still arriving to a .Net site that is IP restricted

I think this is an SF question rather than SO, so hopefully I'll find an answer here... I have a .Net 4 web application deployed to both Windows 2008/IIS7 (dev server) and Windows 2008R2/IIS7.5 (prod ...
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How do I reduce the threads per process limit for an ISAPI app under IIS 7.5

I have a python WSGI application running under an ISAPI extension in IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008. I would like to increase the number of worker processes (which I know how to do) and reduce the ...
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DELETE & PUT verbs are dropped from extensionlessUrlHandler

In IIS on Win2K8 Std, I have added DELETE and PUT verbs by clicking on the server name in IIS Manager then going to Handler Mappings. I then Edit these 3 names : ...
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IIS caches things, even when I disable output caching

I have an IIS web server on my local network for development purposes, and I want to disable all caching mechanisms. IIS seems to be caching everything, even when I disable output caching like so: ...
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530 User cannot log in, home directory inaccessible

I have seen this question asked in the forum, but realized not much was explained about the configuration done on IIS 7.5. I am using IIS 7.5. Have two websites running. One is using the default ...
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Replacing old SSL cert with a new one with IIS

I purchased a new cert for my web server (GoDaddy) rather than renewed the current one. In the IIS manager, whenever I do the "Complete certificate request..." and then add my new cert it seems to ...
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How to set global request timeout in IIS 7.5?

We run a Windows Server 2008 VM with IIS 7.5, and on top of that we run Coldfusion 9. After some server performance issues last week, I saw that backlogged requests in IIS were not timing out. We ...
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IIS server restart required to convert web pages to PDF using COM

Have an annoying issue with our production web servers. Windows 2008 R2 x64, fully patched, using php 5. Also installed is ABC PDF, php will call the COM object to convert a web page to PDF and ...
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LDAP read privileges for comupter, IIS under ApplicationPoolIdentity user

Is it possible to set up LDAP read privileges to Active Directory for computer account? If I run web application on IIS 7.5, which application pool is running under ApplicationPoolIdentity, I have ...
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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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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 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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.ashx and .axd do not load

I'm running a CMS on my local machine with the following: IIS 7.5 Windows 7 Pro App Pool is set to Integrated mode and .NET V 4.0.30319 I do have .NET 4.5 installed by my website (CMS) targets 4.0 ...
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Localhost stop resolving/serving local site after a few clicks IIS 7.5

previously I have searched tried to find the answer from a previous question, however Im not sure it was resolved. I could comment on the question to find more, so decided to post a new question. ...
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Kerberos: connection from win app running from IIS to SQL failed

I have an IIS web-application with Windows authentication and impersonation. This application connects to SQL server. In this case Kerberos works fine. But there is a problem. Web-application runs ...