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

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How can I control which IP address IIS7 uses?

In Win2k3 I used httpcfg to tell IIS to listen to specific IP addresses on the server. I want to run Apache with VisualSVN Server on port 80 on another IP address but IIS7 binds to all ip addresses by ...
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How can I display and log PHP errors on IIS7?

We're running PHP 5.2.5 on an IIS 7 Server and we're having problems making PHP errors visible... At the moment whenever we have a PHP error the server sends back a 500 error with the message "The ...
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Restrict access to IIS site to an AD Group

Is it possible in IIS to set up a site in IIS and only let users of a certain AD Group get access to it?
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yslow says etags are misconfigured. how to configure etags properly on IIS7?

running ySlow on a website I support, I noticed it reported that the etags are misconfigured for the site images (e.g. *.jpg, *.png, *.gif). Can anyone help explain what I have to do to get IIS7 ...
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Cannot log in to Windows Auth protected pages while on the server

I have a public-facing web server (Windows Server 2008, IIS 7) with a web site which allows anonymous access. I have a subdirectory on this site which I have protected by disabling Anonymous ...
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Where & how can I see IIS7 log entries for a specific web site?

All IIS7 is telling me is a folder (i.e. C:\inetpub\logs\LogFiles) which contains a couple of subfolders. How can I tell which subfolder/file I should look at? What is the logic behind this ...
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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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How to install a single SSL certificate for www and non-www

I have purchased an SSL certificate and I should be able to configure IIS 7 to use that certificate for both https://domainname and https://www.domainname I have looked online but didn't find a ...
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How to assign permissions to ApplicationPoolIdentity account

In IIS 7 on Windows Server 2008, application pools can be run as the "ApplicationPoolIdentity" account instead of the NetworkService account. How do I assign permissions to this ...
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How do I block specific IPs and IP ranges in IIS7?

I'm trying to block various IP addresses from every site that I have hosted from an server running Windows 2008 and IIS7. I've found various information about how to do this using Deny rules from ...
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Setting up IIS7 and TomCat on single machine with multiple IP

Given: two dns names which points to one machine: "mysrv" and "myapp.mysrv". This machine has two ip address (1.1.1.1 and 1.1.1.2). I need to set up IIS7 on 1.1.1.1 for myapp.mysrv and TomCat for ...
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IIS 7 - Multiple IIS Sites pointed at same directory. How is this accomplished?

I need to point two IIS sites at the same folder on the server. I need to do this because I need different IP-restrictions for the domain name bound to IIS-Site-B vs. IIS-Site-A (which is completely ...
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How to enable automatic update in wordpress running on IIS7 and Windows 2008?

I have a dedicated server using Windows 2008 and IIS7 running 5 blogs with Wordpress. I can't use the autoupdate feature of the wordpress neither the automatic plugin instalation. I believe I must ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to setup load balancing for 2 apps running on the same server?

I have two instances of a web app (using play framework) running on the same machine under two different ports. I am trying to work out if it is possible to set IIS to act as a reverse proxy and ...
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IIS 7 Backup Strategy

I'm looking for a backup strategy for a Windows 2008 Webserver. What folders/files need to be backed up to easily restore all IIS 7 settings?
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How to have a certificate which works with both example.com and subdomain.example.com in IIS?

I have an IIS server hosting several websites, like: example.com subdomain1.example.com subdomain2.example.com I want those websites to be able to use SSL. If I install the certificate ...
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Is it possible to configure IIS to always default Anonymous authentication to use application pool identity?

Is it possible to configure IIS to always default the identity settings for Anonymous authentication to use application pool identity? There is never a reason I would want it otherwise so it's ...
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Is the IIS SMTP Server good enough for a production server?

I was planning to use the SMTP server that comes with IIS7 (for a website) but then I came across this link and started to get worried (read the accepted solution), on the other hand I have a limited ...
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How do you configure IIS 7 to use a subdirectory as the default document?

So I have a website running on a discount asp.net account, and I put an asp.net mvc app in a subdirectory. If my url is 'www.website.com' and my app is in directory 'sample', then ...
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Do parent website application pools serve child application pools as well?

I am running a .NET web application in its own application pool on IIS7. The parent website is set to run in its own application pool. Today we noticed a huge number of connections going to IIS. I ...
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IIS 7.0 have some limit connection request per ip

I'm using Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition in our company environment. Does IIS 7.0 have some limit connection request per ip? Cheers,
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Using PHP configured for Apache with IIS

Here's my problem, I recently had to use IIS7 for one of my clients but he also wants PHP which is currently installed for my Apache setup on there. I can't find any ISAPI files in there, so I don't ...
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IIS7 Web Farm Framework 2.0 Basic Setup Questions On Load Balancing

Pardon the basic questions but I can't seem to find any basic answers. I'm in the process of standing up a standard server farm using Web Farm Framework 2.0. I set up a controller server and a ...
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SQL2008R2 Server access to XML templates in IIS7

I'm in a jam. working on a migration project from SQL 2000 to SQL2008 R2 on a windows 2008 R2 box with IIS7 now installed. The old server had 3 simple virtual directories with XML templates installed ...
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To set up smtp server in IIS

I am trying to set up SMTP server on IIS 7. I have selected "Deliver e-mail to SMTP server", and "Use localhost" checkmark and the port number is set to 25. My c# code is below protected void ...
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Uninstall IIS on Windows 7

I've just rebuilt my development machine and installed IIS. I then installed the Web Deployment tool and used this to restore my previously-backed-up websites to the clean machine. Unfortunately the ...
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IIS7 URL Rewrite and Symbols

I'm migrating from IIS6 with ISAPI_Rewrite to IIS7 using their Rewrite module. I have a "pretty" url that looks like this: /Shop/Q%26A. Of course that it Q&A encoded. IIS7 doesn't seem to like it. ...
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Deploying an ASP.NET JSON-RPC web service on IIS 7

I've got an ASP.NET JSON-RPC web service which work well using the Visual Studio development web server. It has three dependencies: Jayrock, Log4net and a COM DLL (AcoSDK) to be able to access a C++ ...
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Using several SSL certificates on same IP with IIS 7

I've got several domains (different sites with different domains. not sub-domains) which need SSL. I couldn't find a way to make it work - so that each domain will have its SSL certificate, but use ...
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Does IIS7 not support ASP.NET - by default?

Does IIS7 not support ASP.NET - by default? i put asp.net files in there, but it says 404 - not found. And finding out if it's disabled if it can be disabled if it's enabled if it can be enabled ...
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How do I minor upgrade MySQL on Windows?

I currently have MySQL 5.1.35 installed on a Windows 2008 server via the MSI installer. I need to upgrade to the latest 5.1.44 to fix a bug, but docs were not clear on how to do this. I ran the MSI ...
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Stopping IIS service

I've got IIS setup on my computer. I stopped it in order to start wamp/apache. so, I stopped the World Wide Web service in the services MMC snap-in and started wamp. but I still can't get wamp login ...
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IIS 7.x Application Pool Best Practices

We are about to deploy a bunch of sites to some new servers. I have the following questions about application pools: 1) It seems advisable to have an application pool per website. Are there any ...
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How to get IIS7 to release a locked file?

During our production builds, a very large (10 megabyte) static content file in the root directory will sometimes be locked by IIS and cannot be deleted by the clean task. This is presumably because ...
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What is the downside to sticky sessions with load balancers?

We have a web farm of IIS7 machines which work great. In front of them is an F5 Big-IP hardware load balancer, also working fine :) Currently we're using an ASP.NET State Service to handle our ...
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In IIS 7.0, what is the difference between the application pool identity and the web site identity?

In IIS 5.0, by default the identity account of an application pool is ASPNET, and the website, unless impersonation is enabled, run under the account of its application pool's identity. But in IIS ...
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How to create certificate .cer file?

I would like to work with certificates and the third part authority send me values: -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- [...]Many letters and digits[...] -----END CERTIFICATE----- -----BEGIN RSA PRIVATE ...
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Load balancing using IIS7 request routing and load balancing module

Microsoft has a lot of documentation about their somewhat new load balancing and request routing module for IIS7 located here: ...
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Need help with some IIS7 web.config compression settings

I'm trying to configure my IIS7 compression settings in my web.config file. I'm trying to enable HTTP 1.0 requests to be gzip. MSDN has all the info about it here. Is it possible to have this config ...
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How come when I add IIS_IUSRS RW access to a folder, it doesn't automatically allow ISUR RW access?

I'm using IIS7 (Windows Server 2008 x64) and I have a website setup using anonymous authentication. The anon user identity is configured as IUSR. The application writes files to a folder and I'm ...
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IIS 7 Application Pool Identity permissions

In the vein of this question. Other questions have touched on this, but let's get a complete answer down: What specific permissions are necessary for a generic IIS 7 site with a domain user as the ...
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IIS7: How to block access with a web.config file?

I know that IIS7 allows me to have a per directory configuration with the web.config xml file. I have a directory with some configuration files that don't want to be web accessible. A local web.config ...
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What should I do to secure a freshly installed Windows Server 2008?

A couple of times now my server has become none responsive, after checking the logs I was getting 10 requests a second to access IIS-FTP. After looking into that I noticed that the default settings ...
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Attempted hack on VPS, how to protect in future, what were they trying to do? [duplicate]

UPDATE: They're still here. Help me stop or trap them! Hi SF'ers, I've just had someone hack one of my clients sites. They managed to get to change a file so that the checkout page on the site ...
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Cannot create self-signed SSL certificate with IIS 7

I'm trying to create a self-signed certificate from within the IIS 7 snap-in, with little luck. When prompted for a friendly name for the certificate, I type in the name, and click OK, but then I am ...
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IIS 7.5 doesn't load static html pages

There is an IIS 7.5 freshly installed on a dedicated server. ASP.NET 4.0 Web app copied to its folder, new website is created on its own IP on post 80, IIS_IUSR and IUSR accounts have read/execute ...
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What does Virtual Bytes mean in Worker Processes pane in IIS7.5 Manager?

What does Virtual Bytes mean in Worker Processes pane in IIS7.5 Manager? If I open IIS Manager (On WindowsServer 2008r2), and go to the Worker Processes page, I can see that one of my AppPool ...