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

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differences in style rendering: windows server 2003 to windows server 2008

I copied code from our live site (running windows server 2003) to a new QA virtual machine (running windows 2008). When I view the page source info its exactly the same, but the appearance of the ...
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Can I set a default domain for a Windows Authenticated website in IIS7?

I have an intranet site using Windows Authentication. When users are prompted for credentials, they enter: User: domain\username Pass: SomePassword It'd be nice if they could leave off the domain\ ...
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How to move c:\inetpub\temp\appPools to another disk?

I have Windows Server 2008 x64 SP2 installed on my server and IIS 7.0. I have move successfully all other directories under C:\inetpub\ folder. But C:\inetpub\temp\appPools still exists and contains ...
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Is there way to tell IIS7 Manager modify handlers in applicationHost.config?

Whenever I add a Handler Mapping for a website in IIS7 Manager it always adds the handler to the site's local web.config file. Is there a way to tell the manager to only add the handler mapping to ...
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show php error message on IIS 7

I am using IIS as a webserver on my development machine for PHP webdevelopment. Or at least, I am trying to. When there is a syntax error in a PHP script and I open that file in my webbrowser, I ...
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Url rewriting stops working after changing default port on iis7

I have migrated the IIS6 webserver 2003 websites to IIS7 webserver 2008 using msdeploy tool. Application pool setting are changed with "Enable 32-bit Applications=true", ...
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How to Increase Memory Allocated to IIS .NET Application?

We are using Windows 2008 R2 and IIS 7 running on Amazon EC2. IIS is running a single .NET application written in C#. We are having performance issues and I want to give the application more memory, ...
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Single IP, Multiple SSL Certs, NOT using wildcard, TLS on IIS 7 possible?

We host many sites with domains on a single IP ie. www.domain1.com, www.domain2.com. We want to secure /admin using SSL. Historically each SSL cert needs a unique IP address. These are small sites and ...
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IIS 7 password protect folder and files

I am using IIS 7 and I would like sombody to tell me how to password protect a folder. And how would you get the username and password dialog to show when someone tries to download a file in that ...
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IIS 7 Address Restrictions - Importing list to block China and Korea IPs

I'm looking to block traffic from China and Korea based on the Okean block list. I understand how to set up IP Address Restrictions in IIS7 from the User Interface. However, I don't want to manually ...
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IIS7: “Cannot read configuration file due to insufficient permissions”

I have this problem with my IIS7. C:\Users\vtortola.dk>%windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd.exe list site ERROR ( message:Configuration error Filename: redirection.config Line Number: 0 Description: ...
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How do I host a WordPress site in a virtual directory on IIS 7?

I have an ASP.NET website running on IIS 7. I would like to host a WordPress site in a folder on this site (/blog). I know that I can run WordPress on IIS, I just don't know if anyone has tried this ...
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restrict access to a website using Windows Server 2008

What do I need to do in Windows Server 2008 to restrict access to a website (or directory in the website) to only certain users?
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IIS7 Minimum HttpModules Configuration for Static content website

I am trying to setup a really fast, compressed, cached static content website to serve only .jpg, .css and .js I want to remove all functionality from the website configuration that is not required: ...
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Windows Server 2008 Domain Controller Missing IUSR account

We have a Windows Server 2008 box running as a secondary domain controller, our primary domain controller is a Windows Server 2003 machine and both the domain and forest functional levels are set to ...
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Adding FTP account to a website in IIS7

I'm trying to add an FTP account to a Website that I've setup in IIS7. Here's what I've done so far (following these instructions): added the windows account 'newFTP' found the site in IIS Manager ...
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IIS header hosts through a DMZ

I have an IIS 7 publicly facing site. mydomain.com i would like to have the sites. app1.mydomain.com => internalserver/app1 app2.mydomain.com => internalserver/app2 I currently have ...
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Two application pools or root virtual directories under one site

This might sound like a very dumb question, so let me first say what I want to achieve and then proceed to my question on how I'd envision something like this working. I am trying to achieve ...
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IIS7 FTP Setup - An error occured during the authentication process. 530 End Login failed

I'm having a problem very similar to IIS 7.5 FTP IIS Manager Users Login Fail (530) on Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard. I have created an FTP site and IIS Manager user but am having trouble logging ...
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How to make TLS the preferred secure connection in IIS 7

I have a mvc3 website that is hosted on a Server 2008 r2 server and I have a security certificate installed and all seems to be working ok. However if I connect to the site with Google Chrome, and ...
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Why is IIS7 not compressing my static files?

I am trying to get IIS to compress jquery.js (and all other static files, but using jquery as the example here) on my localhost, but something goes wrong. The funny part is that when I look in my ...
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HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable. On Windows 2008 with iisstart.htm

We're getting "HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable.". Googling has provided lots of near hits, but none have worked so far. The flow is: - confirm all app pools started - open browser to ...
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Inexplicable performance degradation when moving from IIS6 to IIS7

We recently moved our ASP.NET 4.0 application from Windows2003 x64/IIS 6 VM to a new Windows 2008 x64 RC2/IIS 7(7.5) VM. The resources are identical 4GB Memory, 4 CPU, both live on the same ESX ...
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IIS7 - email alert when an Application Pool stops?

I am using IIS7 for my web app, and for some reason, once in awhile the Application Pool crashes (stops). I would like to receive an email notification when this happens. Is this possible? If so, ...
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Use SSL only on one file in iis 7.5?

I have a website hosted on an IIS 7.5/Server 2008 R2 Server. I want to use SSL and Basic Authentication on one file in the site. This used to be easy on sub-7 IIS versions, how can I do it on 7.5?
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Is there a way to make my local AppCmd.exe to refer to a remote server?

I need to remotely administrate IIS via command-line. Is there a way to make my local AppCmd.exe to refer to a remote server? So that every command I pass to AppCmd.exe would be executed in another ...
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IIS7.5 500 - Internal Server Error. No Detail

I have a 32bit windows 2008 server, with IIS7. have loaded up my .net4.0 web app and all i get is the grey screen with... 500 - Internal server error. There is a problem with the resource you are ...
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live site and holding side by side until go live

I will shortly be going live with a new .net web application. It will be deployed to a load balanced environment over 5 servers. Before go live there is a holding site on all the 5 servers to which ...
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web farm framework 2.0 - can I use WFF 2.0 with a hardware load balancer?

I have a web farm consisting of 2 web servers running Windows Server 2008 and IIS 7, load balanced between a hardware load balanacer. I'm reading about WFF 2.0 and I don't know if it's possible to use ...
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For IIS7 remote adminstration, it is necessary to be an admin?

I'd like to allow one of our developers the ability to remotely administer IIS7 on our Windows 2008 box using the IIS manager. This is not to manage an individual site, but IIS in general. I can ...
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IIS 7 Enabling 32-bit Applications

Has anyone observed any performance degradation if an IIS7 application pool is configured to use the "Enable 32-bit Applications" setting? Any articles on this topic also will be appreciated.
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ASP.NET Security Exception when Switch IIS7 to Use UNC Path for Content

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 box running IIS7.5 with Medium Trust configured for ASP.NET. When I have the website running from local content (e.g.: c:\inetpub\wwwroot) everything works fine. When I ...
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AppCmd backup for IIS7 gives access denied error (hresult:80070005)

I have a script I have been using on another Windows 2008 to delete the IIS7 backup of configs and create a fresh one: SET DEST=C:\Backup\Web\IIS7 SET BACKUPNAME=IIS7-CONFIGS ...
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PHP ignores upload_tmp_dir?

LS, I am using IIS7 with PHP (FastCGI). I set up the upload_tmp_dir to "X:\Temp" instead of leaving it empty, but it's still using "C:\Windows\Temp" for some reason. I did give the following users ...
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IIS7: Set expires header on favicon

I know how to set expires headers for whole directories, but how do I set an expires header for an individual file - e.g. the favicon.ico file in the root directory?
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IIS 7 Request routing

Not sure the title is right. I have my site configured in IIS7 and I have another partner site which runs on a different port eg. http:// localhost:1234 /mysite. Can I have my parent site to have a ...
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Installing Joomla on Windows Server 2008 with IIS 7.0

I have been spending the past while trying to install Joomla on a server running Windows Server 2008. I have successfully installed PHP (using Microsoft's web tool for installing PHP with IIS) and ...
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Subdomain not working with Canonical Rewriting

I have configured wild-card sub domain mapping for my web application. I have changed "A" records in DNS settings for this. All requests to these new sub domains are working fine. Ex: ...
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Install FTP on IIS7?

How does one install FTP publishing in IIS 7? Adding the Role service doesn't work. With a previous Win 2008 server I had to download FTP 7.5 as a seperate install for IIS 7. I did that this time ...
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IISRESET Error

I received the following error while running IISRESET on our MOSS 2007 Index Server: Restart attempt failed. The data is invalid. (2147942413, 8007000d) It appears that the IIS Admin Service is ...
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IIS 7 Cannot Access Website

We can access our website from other systems, but when logged into the local machine where the site is hosted it does not resolve to the site... for example: http://mysite.com/folder/page.aspx gets ...
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IIS7 cannot verify access to path

I've configured some sites on IIS pointing to E:\WebApps and subfolders. In basic settings when I click the Test Settings... button (connection as the application user) I get the error: The server ...
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Why can't I see all of the client certificates available when I visit my web site locally on Windows 7 IIS 7?

My team has recently moved to Windows 7 for our developer machines. We are attempting to configure IIS for application testing. Our application requires SSL and client certificates in order to ...
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If an IIS hosted site is secured using Kerberos, can Linux machines connect to it?

I'm running into a problem configuring my IIS 7.0 website in a test environment with Kerberos. I have a trial version of Windows Server 2008 R2 with AD DS, AD RMS, DHCP, DNS & IIS roles installed. ...
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How do I get Nginx to pass authentication on to IIS as a reverse proxy?

I have the following setup in my Nginx (1.2.6 on Windows 7) conf file: location ~ ^/FOO/(.*)$ { proxy_pass http://server_two:8888/FOO/$1; } On server_two I have IIS7 running a WCF service ...
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How to serve multiple sites with IIS7 from one machine based on port?

We have a Windows Server 2008 box running a website which can be reached by the outside world at http://sub.company.com. I would like to set up another site which can be reached by going to ...
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IIS 7 — how to track down mysterious network & cpu usage?

I've got a 64-bit Server 2008 (R1) box running IIS. Users were complaining about extremely slow-loading pages. After digging around I found: After isolating the box so only one user was able to ...
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How can I switch the default binding on IIS 7.5 programatically without it shutting down?

We have a fleet of IIS 7.5 servers that manage our hosted product. Each generation of the product gets its own AppPool and its own site. Every generation is bound to thegeneration.oursite.com, plus ...
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How can I determine the cause of an IIS7 memory leak?

I have an IIS7 website which is live right now. If I watch memory usage in the remote server its usually about 300-400mb however sometimes randomly it goes up to 10gb within 5-10 seconds. I have tried ...
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Diagnose cause of long running requests in IIS 7.0

We are running an ASP.NET web application on IIS 7.0, Windows Server 2008 R2, with SQL Server 2008 R2 for DB. On weekends, when the traffic is high, the request queue length in the IIS servers ...