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

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Configuring IIS7 for TLS 1.0 only

I have been tasked with configuring an IIS7 server to accept TLS 1.0 HTTPS connections only. I have come up with the following list of cipher suites which I have deduced are TLS 1.0. ...
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IIS reports a System.Runtime.Serialization.SerializationException when trying to load a dll

I've been fighting with IIS the last few days and the error that IIS generates is: Exception: System.Runtime.Serialization.SerializationException Message: Unable to find assembly 'FluentNHibernate, ...
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Routing 1 ARR to Mutliple WebFarms

I'm using Windows 2008 R2 with Application Request Routing 3.0. I've got my ARR box that is routing currently to 1 Web Farm, that comprises of a few servers. I can create a 2nd Web Farm, but I can't ...
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Enable HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) in IIS 7

What is the best way to turn on HTTP Strict Transport Security on an IIS 7 web server? Can I just through the GUI and add the proper HTTP response header or should I be using appcmd and if so what ...
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Steps to produce a self-signed certficate(s) that, after being trusted, will work for two different IPs without a security warning

We have a test server that I'm trying to change over to HTTPS/SSL, and it has both an internal IP and an external IP. We have to use self-signed certificates for this particular server. There was ...
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IIS 7.5 Manager crashes when adding a custom error page

I'm running a local IIS 7.5 server in Win 7 Pro, and I'm trying to add a custom error page for 403 responses. When I click OK to add a custom error page for my site, IIS Manager just vanishes. The ...
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Creating a manual backup. Are applications and virtual directories supported?

Let's say I have created the following in IIS: 1. A website called 'MyMusicBlog'. 2. Added an application 'Umbraco'. 3. Added a virtual directory called 'services'. 4. Added an application ...
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Windows Server 2008 IIS7 - page requests randomly hang or timeout

I've just installed a fresh copy of Windows Server 2008 x64 with IIS7 and PHP (fast CGI). However, I'm noticing that after moving my web site from a similarly specified machine to this one, I'm ...
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Unable to get IIS to properly run a Delphi created CGI service

I have a newly created 32-bit Delphi created CGI exe that I'm trying to run via IIS 7. Thanks to the advice in this post I am at least able to get the Delphi standard "Service Info Page" which lists ...
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Granular Redirects in IIS and ASP.NET MVC

The marketing people decided that they want us to change the URL of a page. So anything like: http://www.boyscouts.org/NewClubOpening/ http://www.boyscouts.org/NewClubOpening?c=16 ...
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How to redirect or rewrite IIS site with port in URL to URL without port?

I'm not 100% sure if this is the right part of StackOverflow to post this but to me it made the most sense. Sorry if its not! Currently I have a site in IIS configured on HTTPS with port 7500. I can ...
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IIS7 folder permissions

I build a basic WCF service that I now want to host in IIS7 under Windows Server 2008 R2. I added the service as an application under the default web site but whenever i try to run the application I ...
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The application attempted to perform an operation not allowed by the security policy

I ran this command on the server that has the share of code that my local IIS site set to (Via UNC to that share): http://support.microsoft.com/kb/320268 ...
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Moving from ColdFusion 8 to ColdFusion 10 - Migration Fails

After having made several attempts to migrate from a ColdFusion 8 Standard server to a ColdFusion 10 Standard server, it feels like I am "almost" there. I'm using the 64 bit installer from Adobe's ...
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IIS 7 - 403 Access Denied error on wwwroot trying to redirect to /owa

I'm trying to setup a redirect from http://mail.mydomain.com to https://mail.mydomain.com/owa. I've been unsuccessful in doing this by using IIS's HTTP Redirect so I looked to other options. The one I ...
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IIS aborts request thread with status 995

We have a site where we have trouble on our production server, but not on my dev machine with request beeing aborted (hence, zero response). It fails after exactly 1:19 minutes each time, and the ...
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Tomcat and IIS 7 both on different ip's and different ports

I have Tomcat and IIS 7 installed together on a Windows 2008 server. The machine has two IPs (134.133.1.1 and 134.133.2.2). I want Tomcat to handle 134.133.1.1, on port 80, and IIS to handle both ...
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Does enabling more IIS logging fields consume resources?

It seems that IIS7 doesn't enable the bytes sent and bytes received fields in its logs by default. I would like to enable them so I could watch bandwidth consumption of individual sites, but my ...
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Detailed Errors not working for WCF Service in IIS

If I were to change the web.config file to have errors in it, I only see the standard 500 - Internal Server Page. Despite setting the Error Pages mode to Detailed, I can't see a detailed error ...
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How to do a 301 regex redirect with IIS7

How can I do a 301 redirect with this pattern: /([^/]+)(?=/[^/]+/?$) in my .NET solution to redirect /en/solutions/exemple to /en/exemple in my web.config file PS:I am new to .NET and IIS that's why ...
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Created a new zone in DNS manager - can't get site bindings to work in iis 7 [closed]

Firstly I would like to say that I am a noob when it comes to DNS, I am a web developer and I am trying to setup an intranet site for a charity. I have windows server 2008 and I installed both iis 7 ...
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Authenticated User Impersonation in Classic ASP under IIS7

I've recently moved one of our servers from Server 2003 and IIS6 to Server 2008 R2 and IIS7 (technically IIS7.5 I suppose). In doing so I am transitioning a small account management tool written in ...
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IIS7 returns blank when static content requested

I am trying to configure a demo machine which is EEEPC with Windows 7 Home Premium edition all the drivers properly loaded (don't ask me why it's Home edition) with IIS7 installed. I've deploy the ...
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Excel cannot access the file with IIS7&Windows Serer 2008 R2(64bit)

I have a web project in .NET 4 that needs to access an Excel file, but it ends up with the following error message: Error occured during file generation.Microsoft Excel cannot access the file ...
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IIS ignoring mime-type settings and serving file as application/octet-stream

We added both handlers and mime-types for IIS in the web.config to tell the server how to handle the different types of audio and video files we are using on the site. IIS does not seem to be ...
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How to move CertSrv from “Default Web Site” to a new site in IIS?

I have installed Active Directory Certificate services and it has created a CertSrv application under "Default Web Site" and it is accessible using http(s)://[hostname]/certsrv. I want to move ...
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Passive FTP on Windows Server 2008 R2 using the IIS7 FTP-Server

Hello serverFault-community! During the last few days I have been setting up a Windows Server 2008 R2 in a VMware. I installed the standard FTP-Server on it by using the Webserver (IIS)-role. ...
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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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IIS configuration not to redirect to default.aspx

When i write http://www.spotagel.com it redirects to http://www.spotagel.com/default.aspx, i tried some method to stop this, but they casued infinite loops. how can i do this without infinite loops
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IIS 7 Allow depending on site visited

I have a site bound to 2 different Domains a.com b.net I want to restrict access to a.com but not b.net. I am able to restrict access using IP Address and Domain Restrictions but that applies to the ...
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Web Application Missing Buttons And Receiving Truncated Data - Why Did App Pool Reset Fix?

Problems: My client just called me to complain of a missing link button on an ASP.NET 4 Web Form. He is viewing the site on their local network. I connected to the site on their network via VPN and ...
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IIS rewrite rule to check for querystring and add it if its not there

I'm trying to make a IIS URL rewrite rule that appends an URL parameter to the URL. The url parameter is hssc. So, any url that is processed through the server, needs that parameter. Keeping in mind ...
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cannot connect to MS FTP 7.5 on Windows 2008 on Amazon EC2 instance

I have just installed the MS FTP 7.5 upgrade on my Windows 2008 Server (Service Pack 2) running on an Amazon EC2 instance. In the FTP Firewall Support settings for the server in IIS Manager I have ...
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Windows Error Reporting and IIS7 on Windows Server 2008

In a windows webservere I'm trying to get a memory dump of a failing IIS 7 worker process (w3wp.exe) with no avail. In the Event Viewer I get the following. Faulting application name: w3wp.exe, ...
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iis reverse proxy: one default server and a fall-back

After spending dozens of hours to no avail, I am now asking for help with my IIS issue. I use IIS as a reverse proxy, which provides HTTPS encryption and authentication. The public site is, say, ...
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error in IIS7 but not on IIS6

I have a website that is we are now deploying to windows 2008 servers that has worked in the past on IIS6 without a problem. It is using .net 2 framework. Most of the website works. Just when we ...
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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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IIS Reverse Proxy return custom page

I have an Elasticsearch cluster that I access through a reverse proxy using IIS7's ARR and URL Rewrite. I can currently perform an HTTP POST to the proxy server and have it sent to the ES cluster, ...
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Wordpress Pingback / XML-RPC Attacks

I have a website setup on IIS 7 hosted on a Windows Virtual Private Server and I've noticed that it's being attacked using the Wordpress Pingback/XML-RPC method which is causing my website to go ...
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Web Deploy to IIS7 fails with 401 (Unauthorized)

we have IIS7 running on Windows Web Server 2008 R2 and it's set up to support Web Deploy. It worked fine when we used the default Administrator account. We recently disabled this account (for security ...
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Is there a way to set IIS7 to save changes to applicationHost.Config when using GUI

I have noticed when I make changes to web sites or application folders in IIS7 the changes will be put in the web.config. Example changes are, default documents, response headers, etc. I would like ...
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how to test server's performance online?

I have three Liferay portal -- ApacheTomcat 7 running on a Dedicated server (RAM : 32 , CPU 8 cores, 3.4 Ghz). All portals are running on the same Mysql instance. The problem is the response of the ...
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IIS reports 401.3 error for static files, but appears to have correct ACL

I am working on a website running Sitecore 6.3.1 on a Windows Server 2008 R2 instance. Everything was working beautifully until I copied some static files (CSS, JS, images) from a ZIP archive ...
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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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Error 404 when accesing newly created ASP.NET website on IIS 7.0

I've created an ASP.NET website and published it to a file from visual studio. Then I've copied my folder to the inetpub\wwwrot directory. Next under IIS I've converted this folder to the application. ...
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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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Using URL rewrite module for http to https redirect

Following ruslany's suggestion on the URL Rewrite Tips page here, I'm trying to use URL Rewrite to redirect http:// requests for my site to https://. I've written and tested the rule using a test site ...
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IIS 7 Web service access

I am trying to debug a simple web service. I have IIS 7 installed on my development machine (Windows 7), and have installed the web service. I can access it from my development machine, but not from ...
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Concerns about Migrating from IIS6 to IIS8

We would like to migrate our websites from IIS 6 to IIS 8. I would like to understand if i could face any "additional" compatibility issues when we migrate to IIS 8/8.5 as opposed to IIS 7.
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Bad request - Invalid Hostname Error when using ARR IP address

I'm trying to setup a simple ARR system. I have 1 ARR machine load balancing between 2 APP servers. I can reach the app sites if i use the server name of the ARR machine. (http://arrserver/app) But i ...