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

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Should I compress resources with a loadbalancer (Nginx) or with a web server (IIS7)?

I have the following setup: Nginx (1.1.19) on the front as a reverse proxy / loadbalancer IIS7 at the back as web servers MySQL as a database I am trying to figure out whether to compress static ...
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Individual webconfigs for subdomains in IIS7

We are currently running one domain with many subdomains for individual clients. These clients all have their own wishes for rewriting rules, and we would like to seperate these rules for each ...
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Safari users unable to connect to website with SSL Certifiacte enabled

We are having issues with our SSL IIS certificate on our site and the ability of Safari browser users being able to access it. Our Web site is hosted on Windows 2008 server with IIS7. Our SSL ...
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Remove X-Powered-By: PHP on IIS7

We have a Win2008 server running IIS7 and php 5.3.17 installed. For pentesting & other security purposes we would like to remove the header response: "X-Powered-By: PHP/5.3.17", so we've tried ...
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Serve an external Webdav resources form IIS

I can connect to an external webdav resource after installing from Windows Server after installing the windows desktop experience witch in turn installs the webdav client. I see the webdav folders ...
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HTTPS shows website correctly, HTTP shows IIS start page

Just setup a new VPS server and am migrating a few clients to it from my dedicated server. The new VPS server is Win Server 2008 with IIS7. For some reason, when you go to http version using the ip, ...
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Intranet Ip - Access from Custom Domain

I have setup a local intranet in my office using IIS7 (Windows 7 Machine), currently it can be accessed through the PC's static IP, however I would like it so that internally it can just be accessed ...
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Passwords not remembered

We'r running an IIS7 with our .NET4 aspx C# solution ontop as a site. I'm getting reports that some users experience their passwords needs to be retyped at times. I told my boss that is a client side ...
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Websites (IIS 7.0) unavailable from Internet upon rebooting 1 out of 4 DCs

What happened: We had to reboot one of our Domain Controller (DC), located on the VLAN 1 for maintenance purpose. We have a total of 4 DCs on 3 VLANs, so we thought that wouldn't affect our ...
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How to make IIS 7 application pool run under an AD account?

I have an internal company web application that needs read permissions on certain folders in our LAN. The permissions on these folders are controlled by our Active Directory server. Since by default ...
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Why IIS is still blocking Web.config even after setting denyUrlSequences and fileExtensions?

One of the IIS sites I manage forwards all the requests to Apache. This means that any request, including requests to files such as .config, should be forwarded. <security> ...
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Remove CGI from IIS7

I ran some security scan and the scan said that all kind of CGI stuff are potential thread. This is part of the result : (ash) is present in the cgi-bin directory (bash) is present in the ...
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Configuring IIS without inetmgr [closed]

I have Windows 7 Home Basic on my laptop. I installed Visual Studio and IIS. I want to use IIS for development purposes. I need to make two things: Mapping the domain name on localhost to the file ...
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Website is not updatable and if the website is stopped in IIS, it still works

I'm thinking voodoo right now. I've been messing with IIS for the past 3 hours to understand why a website can't be updated. Not only I can't update the website, but if I stop the application in IIS ...
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Move IIS logs to S3

I have a requirement to move IIS logs to S3 directly. There are tools that can be used to create a mount and set IIS to have logging to mounted S3 bucket. My question is is there a way where I can do ...
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creating IIS 7 sub domains

I have IIS set and is serving pages correctly on www.site.com. I have a sub directory and can access this using www.site.com/sub. I want to address it as www.sub.site.com. I have set up A records for ...
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MsDepSvc.exe send files/sensitive information over port 80?

I'm reading up on WebDeploy, but I'm a bit confused about the differences between the service that runs on port 80 (Remote Agent Service) and port 8172 (IIS Deployment handler?). As far as I can ...
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IIS 7 File Not found 404 error on IIS Home Page

I have setup new machine with IIS 7. When I tried from http://localhost it shows IIS home page . When I tried the same with from remote machine http://machinename, I get 404 page not found error. When ...
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Avoid Drop folder in SMTP settings IIS7

I have a Domain, let's say it's example.com I have an IIS7 server, example.com is pointing to that IP and the Reverse DNS is also set to example.com. The e-mail service for this domain is handled by ...
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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 - Overuse of memory is normal? [closed]

I have two servers running Asp.net applications. Sometimes applications are too slow and memory usage seems exaggerated. Specifications: SERVER #1 OS: Microsoft Windows 2003 R2 Memory: 4GB ...
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IIS and root application

Sorry for my bad english :) I am new to Windows Server and is about to set up a website. I go to the IIS and added a new website. Then I add a application to that website. Lets say the application ...
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how to confirm ssl certificate will take over after intermediate

Sorry, this is probably a dumb question, but just want some assurance... Installed my first SSL certificate on an IIS 7 server and just want to know if there's a way to verify the SSL certificate will ...
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Use server-side certificate from Smart Card in IIS

I have a Smart Card (actually a USB dongle, called a Feitian ePass2003) with a certificate and its accompanying private key on it, and I want to use this certificate to serve my SSL site in IIS. To ...
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In IIS 7, can you bind more than one SSL certificate to a single website / IP address / port number?

I'm being tasked with binding multiple SSL certificates to the same website. I have a single website with a single domain that the client wants to bind multiple SSL certs from different CAs. So ...
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ASP.net site on IIS7 - intermittently very slow on all remote connections, but always very fast locally

One of our asp.net sites is intermittently very slow when accessed from the Internet. But even when very slow remotely, it is still running very quickly when accessed on Remote Desktop from the server ...
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Redirecting https://www

I have a domain that I run with SSL. I purchased a certificate for thedomain.com. Note that it does not apply to www.thedomain.com at all and I think that might be where my issue lies. My goal is that ...
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Configuring IIS application pool to access SQL Filestream with ApplicationPoolIdentity

I have an IIS 7.5 server with a number of applications in a single Application Pool. Some of these applications access a SQL Server 2008 R2 Filestream on a remote machine, on the same domain. The ...
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cannot delete 500-100.asp file for IIS7

I use roboycopy to copy (to another hard drive) the entire IIS7 "inetpub" folder and I've since tweaked the script a little so it copies to a SkyDrive folder for cloud backup, but I cannot delete the ...
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How do I get to the hotfix, if the link is broken? [closed]

I've got a problem with my IIS 7, on a Windows 2008 R2 Server, not working for some of our users. (All using IE 10; it's a known issue.) I've learned that there's a hotfix, I've gone to Microsoft's ...
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IIS - Change IP address - forbidden access

I am hosting several sites on IIS 7.5 on Server 2008 R2. The server has a local IP address - 192.168.0.2. All port forwarding goes through the router and all works fine. I have a license file for ...
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IIS7 responds with a 404 when extension is not listed in the Mime Types. Can't IIS simply serve the file as a default type?

How do I configure IIS to return files whether or not they are listed in the Mime Types list? It doesn't make sense for IIS to return a 404 when the file exists.
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asp page request authentication when accessing through ip

I have a webserver running iis7. It works fine when i access through the server name for example; http://myservername, I can get to the page fine, which requires authentication by the way. However, ...
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IIS7 32bit application does not fire error pages, only empty page

I'm configuring IIS7.5 on a new 64bit server to handle a older website that uses few 32bit components and a MS Access database. I've set successfully the application pool to support the 32bit - so ...
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View when IP Address Was Blocked in IIS

We had an issue recently where our server started throwing 500 errors because an IP address was blocked that had already been blocked elsewhere. It -appears- that the IP was blocked on individual ...
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FTP slows down when transfers are in progress

I'm on Windows 2008 Datacenter edition with its own FTP server and using FlashFXP to upload files via FTP. Recently an annoying issue has started that the server will upload a few files fine then the ...
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Is requests in IIS httppipeline processed serially?

Based on iis architecture, request from client hitting IIS will pass through httppipeline, specifically through each httpmodule and finally reaches respective httphandlers and then to worker process. ...
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Windows/IIS - HTTP Service could not be stopped

From what I've found this error is usually caused by Reporting Services, but Reporting Services is not installed on this server. Any ideas why net stop http doesn't fully work? ...
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503 errors on ISAPI module (rpcproxy.dll) when authentication / impersonation is enabled

I'm stuck on rpcproxy.dll install - when authentication is disabled the module works fine. However, when enabling basic authentication and providing username & password server responds with error ...
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Can an IP Address be used as the FQDN when requesting a SSL Certificate?

When filling out a request for a SSL Certificate, can the IP address be used for the "Common Name"? update: We have a new production box that doesn't have a public domain name. Just a public IP. But ...
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IIS7.5 wordpress compression won't work

Running wordpress on IIS I can not access my Backend. I get The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because it uses an invalid or unsupported form of compression. I do not have to many ...
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inherited classic asp site on windows server 2008 r2 getting connection_dropped errors

Trying to debug a problem with a classic asp app that I have to get running on some internal servers. Running IIS 7.5 on Server 2008 R2, I'm getting most pages working OK, but one page (so far) ...
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How to block a login page except to certain IP's?

In an IIS7 web application (ASP.NET) where we don't have control over source code, anyone visiting that application from the internet is presented with the login page. To comply with security audits, ...
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IIS 7 spawning processes and eating memory for trivial requests

We have a webapp (ASP.NET MVC 4) running on IIS 7.0. Recently, it's started crashing, logging OutOfMemoryException as the cause. We also get a load of "unhealthy worker process" notifications, as well ...
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how to CHECK the version of SSL in IIS server 7? [duplicate]

I have disabled SSL 2.0 in IIS server 7. How can I determine which SSL version is enabled in my web server?
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Why does IIS7 on one server work with my certificate while another has problems?

In the setup I describe, we have two servers, Alpha and Bravo. Alpha is a server that has been around for years. It is a Windows 2008 server running IIS7. In order to log in to any application on ...
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Configure IIS 7.0 to download APK

I would like to know how to configure IIS 7.0 to allow the download of APK files? I found an article which tells me to add a new MIME type: File Name Extension: .apk MIME Type: ...
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Cold Fusion 9 Redirection?

I have a CF 9 installed on Windows 2008 R2 with IIS. The server has several IPs. I have created and new site in IIS and adjusted the binding on it to listen on IP other than where CF is configured. ...
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Why would an HTTP(S) request not be logged in IIS?

I'm troubleshooting a batch file that uses Wget to send requests to a website running in IIS 7. The batch file runs Wget twice, the first time to login to the site via a POST, the second to run some ...
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Nessus Security Vulnability Fix: SSL Version 2 (v2) Protocol Detection

Below, in quotes, is a medium severity issue discovered after scanning an IIS web server, with a tool called Nessus. "Consult the application's documentation to disable SSL 2.0 and use SSL 3.0, TLS ...