IIS7 is the version of Microsoft's web server software released with Windows Server 2008.

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Accessing a site using ip/hostname combination

I've successfully set up multiple sites on my server, and as they are all assigned to port 80, I have assigned each a unique host name in the IIS Site Bindings. Firstly, is this the correct way of ...
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Wordpress: Problem installing on dedicated windows server 2008/IIS7

I'm having trouble with installing Wordpress on a dedicated Microsoft Windows Web Server 2008 R2. I've installed Wordpress Version 2.9.2 from Web platform installer 3.0. After installation when I ...
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How do you create a single robots.txt file for all sites on an IIS instance

I want to create a single robots.txt file and have it served for all sites on my IIS (7 in this case) instance. I do not want to have to configure anything on any individual site. How can I do this? ...
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How can I renew SSL on IIS7 with No Downtime?

Our Windows 2008 IIS7 web server has a wildcard SSL that is about to expire. The CSR that is automatically generated is too long and not accepted by my CA - nothing I can do about that. My main ...
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IIS 7 on SBS 2008 - logging is going haywire

The C: drive on our SBS 2008 server just ran out of space. The culprit appears to be IIS, which is logging an incredible amount of activity in one particular log folder. Most of the IIS log folders ...
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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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Wildcard certificate problem

My client bought wildcard certificate for domain example.com. We have setup ssl on website which is used under something.more.example.com and the wildcard certificate is reporting problems. Is there a ...
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Difference between application and virtual directory

I am asp.net developer , I am always confused between application and virtual directory in IIS.It seems that in iis 6.0 ,you can only create virtual directory.
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Using IIS7 as a reverse proxy

I'm setting up a server at home to host a few small websites. One of them is .NET based and needs IIS, the others are PHP based and need Apache. So, I have both IIS 7 and Apache 2.2.x installed on ...
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Can I install IIS7 on a Windows 2003 server?

Can I install IIS7 on a Windows 2003 Serer?
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Setting Up Login for ASP.NET Application on SQL Server 2008

I have 2 Windows 2008 Servers. One is a web server (IIS7). The other is a database server (SQL Server 2008). The instance of sql server 2008 is configured to use mixed mode authentication. Neither are ...
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Does IIS7 have in-built, or available extensions, for responding to scan attempts?

Does IIS7 have an in-built mechanism, or are extensions available, for providing web-application-firewall type behavior? For example, dozens of successive attempts come in that look like scan ...
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How to best configure IIS7 logging to capture “HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR” header

We have IIS7 servers sitting behind an nginx reverse proxy. The reverse proxy is sending the standard "HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR" header with the visitor IP address, but IIS7 logging is only logging the ...
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Different SSL Certificate Authorities for domains and subdomains?

Our main site www.example.com has a regular VeriSign SSL certificate. However, we need ssl for our dev environment for accurate testing. Is it possible to use another ssl from a different (cheaper) ...
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DNS problems during site move from one server to another

I need to move my site from one Windows 2008 + IIS 7 server to another. How can I workaround DNS cache problems (for some time DNS will resolve my host to old server). My old server will work for ...
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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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How do I configure IIS 7 (discount asp.net) to point subdomains at application subdirectories?

I have an discount asp.net account, which uses IIS 7 and I want to configure subdomains to point at specific applications on the site. For instance: 's1.site.com' would run the application at ...
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How to enable DFSR between Windows Server 2008 servers that aren't part of a domain?

I'm configuring two server as IIS web servers on Windows Server 2008 in load balancing mode. I want to enable DFS replication for synchronizing web content files and IIS configuration data (via IIS 7 ...
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Where to put domain folders in IIS7? InetPUb / wwwroot?

Can anyone tell me what the standard is for creating new domain directories for inetpub in IIS Is the standard to put in directly under inetpub on the same level as wwwroot or actually inside ...
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IIS7 SSL Cert replaced, still sending old expired cert to browser

Previously I had a SSL Cert from another company. It expired last night. I purchased a new one this morning, deleted the first one from the server under "Server Certificates" and created a new ...
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Calling LoadLibraryEx on ISAPI filter failed (v4.0.30319)

I installed .Net 1.1 on a Windows Server 2008 (which already had .NET 4 installed). Afterwards, I started getting the following error: HTTP Error 500.0 - Internal Server Error Calling LoadLibraryEx ...
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What daily checklist items are there for coldfusion, iis7, sql server administrators?

That is going to be part of a site app tool i am creating that has many different functions. But my question today, is for sql, iis, coldfusion administrators, what kind of daily checklists, do you ...
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Will running a site in Integrated Mode (IIS7 application pool) perform better?

Will it affect performance?
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IIS 7 - IP Address Range Restriction

I'm trying to setup an IP address range. It's asking for: A) IP Address Range (but it will only accept a normal IP address) B) Mask or Prefix I need to allow 192.168.100.100 - 192.168.100.120 ...
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What is the max number of websites / virtual directories one can host on IIS?

Can someone tell me the maximum number of websites / virtual directories I can host on a single IIS? Is there's a difference between IIS 6 and IIS 7? Also what performance and connection limitation ...
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Share LUN between multiple VMs

I want to setup a virtual network with 2 hosts and 4 VMs. I will have an equalogic SAN. I want to share a LUN between two VMs, one on each Host. The objective of the operation is to use ARR for IIS ...
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How can two IIS7 domains share SSL port 443 on one IP?

I have two domains: domain1.com and domain2.com. I also have two GoDaddy SSL certificates (one cert for each domain). I only have one IP. I'm running IIS 7 on a Windows Server 2008 R2 standalone ...
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Non-domain IIS using domain user for AppPool identity?

Is there any way to get IIS7 on a non-domain computer (a Windows 7 development VM in this instance) to use a domain account for an AppPool identity? I can input the credentials (domain/username, etc.) ...
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Too Many winlogon.exe LogonUI.exe csrss.exe open on server?

I just had to restart my content server because it bogged out. Everything was fine after i restarted IIS and SQL Server, but then i opened the task manager and found the following. I've never seen ...
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How NLB will work with IIS-7 web services?

We'are going to join 2 (two) IIS7 web-servers into NLB with the same web-service published (2 instances of the same web-service one per web-server). Do I understand correctly, that NLB will work for ...
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In IIS, Is it possible to execute a .HTML page as aspx?

Question: We have a 3rd party portal that makes a copy of a html/aspx page, and puts it into a temporary folder, CHANGING THE EXTENSION to .HTML in all cases (also it the root page was .aspx). ...
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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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Force encoding with IIS 7

I try to force encoding with IIS 7. When I add in the http response headers the key : Content-Type and value charset=utf-8 i got this key content-type : text/html,content-type=utf-8 it's there a ...
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How do I get meaningful error messages in IIS7?

I have a classic ASP website that is crashing in IIS7. It is crashing because IIS doesn't allow file uploads greater than a certain size. I know this because files below about 200k work fine. I ...
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IIS7 Windows Server 2008 FTP -> Response: 530 User cannot log in

I just launched my first IIS FTP site following many of the tutorials from IIS.NET... I'm using IIS Users and Permissions rather than anonymous and/or basic. This is what I'm seeing while trying to ...
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Browsing to a site on port 8080 Windows Server 2008 IIS 7

I have a Win 2008 Server VPS with IIS 7 I created a new site (alongside with the Default site that runs on port 80). The new site was given a port 8080. From my local dev machine, if i browse to the ...
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Issues with Classic ASP on IIS7

The project I'm working on is currently using classic ASP running under IIS7. We are considering migrating to ASP.NET for portions of the code, but would still likely have some classic ASPs around ...
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Redirect IP Address to Domain Name

I am attempting to redirect the IP address of my domain to the domain name and am running into trouble. The IP address does not redirect to the domain name listed in the redirect statement below. ...
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When Should I Stop/Start an IIS Application Pool?

I was told that every time I refresh our web site, either individual pages or the entire site, I should first stop the application pool, update my website file or files, then start the application ...
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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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IIS re-write from http to https only for subdomains of one domain only

I have an IIS7 web server with several sites running. Some of the sites are sub-domains of one domain and the others are totally separate domains. I want to use IIS re-write to redirect all the sub ...
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I'm an idiot by entering an incorrect permanent rewrite rule, what do I do? [closed]

Working overly tired caused me to use the wrong web.config file in my application, therefore applying a permanent redirect on the wrong URL!! I was meant to convert: http://www.mydomain.net to ...
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Port 80 being used by Microsoft-HTTPAPI/2.0

It's been quite a few days that port is being used by some strange process which i don't know Initially i thought it's related to SQL Server. I tried stopping all the services which starts from SQL ...
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How best to decouple a web service from its publicly-available domain names?

I'm trying to design a system that allows for multiple public endpoints that funnel into a single web service. The web service must be able to determine which endpoint was the intended destination of ...
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How to manually run application as “IIS APPPOOL\MyAppPool” user

I tried: runas /noprofile /user:"IIS APPPOOL\MyAppPool" cmd.exe But it asks me for a password. My admin password does not work there. I get: RUNAS ERROR: Unable to acquire user password
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IIS 7 : Don't Require Authentication when on LAN?

On IIS 7, I'd like to make it so that: User from LAN (192.168.1.*) - No Authentication Required User from Internet - Requires Password I'm new to IIS from Apache, and I did it on that.
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Classic ASP Impersonation | Windows authentication | File Access Denied IIS 7

I have a classic ASP/VBScript website (landing page - default.asp) that writes the website user access (LOGON_USER) activity to a simple txt file via the Scripting.FileSystemObject. VBScript creates ...
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Multiple SPNEGO authenticated web servers on one host name

I was trying to set up a Java service using the SPNEGO servlet filter and a listen port of 8080 for authentication on a host that is also running web applications hosted in IIS7. I followed the ...
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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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Trouble creating FTP in Server 2008

I have been trying to create an FTP server on my new Server 2008. I have been following both (very detailed and highly published here guides) For setting up using IIS Manager ...