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

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IIS 7 Redirect from HTTP to HTTPS fail with ampersand in URL

IIS 7 on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 I have added the following rule to my web.config to redirect all incoming request to HTTPS <rule name="HTTP to HTTPS redirect" stopProcessing="true"> ...
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IIS 301 permanent redirect goes into infinite loop

I would like to replace my old domain (oldsite.com) with (newsite.com) and permanently redirect my users. I have the following in my application web.config file: <rule name="Redirect to new site" ...
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Why can't I deploy with Web Deploy 3.5?

I'm attempting to use Web Deploy 3.5 in a test environment. It fails with a 404, even though Web Deploy 3.5 is installed on the test server and the Web Management Service is started. I have even ...
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Installing RD Gateway on a server with another site already in Default Web Site and listening on port 443?

I have a server running Windows Server 2008 R2, web facing with one website already installed. I would like to also add the RD Gateway services to this machine since it is already accessible form the ...
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IIS returning error can't start W3SVC

First of all I want to request you all not to mark this query as duplicate, as I tried to find out the problem but was unable to do so. I already has IIS installed and was working fine but suddenly ...
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Creating a seperate static content site for IIS7 and MVC

With reference to this serverfault blog post: A Few Speed Improvements where it talks about how static content for stackexchange is served from a separate cookieless domain... How would someone go ...
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Can I include the path and query string in an IIS “Error Pages” redirect?

I'm setting up a custom 403.4 handler so that non-SSL requests to my site are redirected to a different URL - and what I'd like to do is to include the script path and query string in the redirect, so ...
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File uploads restart at 30 minutes in IIS 7

The Problem The issue is that uploading a file that takes more than 30 minutes will fail in an unusual way. I've been using Google Chrome for my testing and almost exactly at the 30 minute mark (the ...
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iPhone ActiveSync issue

We have an Exchange 2010 environment running behind an ASA 5510 and I have a weird iPhone (& iPad) connection issue to ActiveSync. When the exchange account is initially added, it says "The ...
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ASP.MVC website production server configuration best practice

When creating a new website on a production windows 2008 r2 server which requires connection to SQL Express should I create a custom identity for the application to run under or leave it as ...
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php-cgi.exe and/or php5.dll crashing - PHP 5.2.17, Win2k8 & IIS7

A specific part of my PHP script crashes randomly and I'm not sure why. The only difference on this page and the rest of the pages, is that I'm doing a PDO SQLSRV call. But 80% of the time there are ...
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Request timed out in IIS7 with Timer_EntityBody and Connection_Abandoned_By_ReqQueue HTTP excecptions

Today we are receiving quite a few exceptions in IIS. We've made no changes to the website or IIS settings. I've verified with all of my team members to ensure this was the case. We have ASP.NET ...
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IIS7 Connection Timeout

I have a rest service that sends requests to an IIS7 web server that is hosting an ASP.net MVC app. I'm presently allowing persistent connections so that many requests can be sent without taking up ...
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Single Sign On through Citrix

I have a webserver running Windows 2008 R2 with IIS 7. The server is a member of the domain "mydomain.com". What I am trying to achieve is a SSO connection between the AD users and the web server. The ...
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Removing HttpModule for specific path in ASP.NET / IIS 7 application?

Most succinctly, my question is whether an ASP.NET 4.0 app running under IIS 7 integrated mode should be able to honor this portion of my Web.config file: <location path="auth/windows"> ...
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How can I exceed the 60% Memory Limit of IIS7

Pardon if this is more stackoverflow vs. serverfault. It seems to be on the border. We have an application that caches a large amount of product data for an e-commerce application using ASP.NET ...
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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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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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500 - Internal server error until someone logs into the server

After my server boots I am unable to access any site until someone logs into the machine. They can immediately log back out and it will continue to work until the machine is rebooted. As a matter of ...
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POSTing files >~6MB to IIS7 site results in aborted I/O operation and dropped network connection

I don't even know where to begin with this, mostly because I can't even determine the root of the problem -- I can only find symptoms. I'm just going to describe what it occurring, details of ...
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IIS/CF10 index.cfm redirection with multiple port

Got a strange problem.. I setup multiple websites on different ports in IIS 7. I added each site and gave them each their own path. I included CFIDE & Jakarta as virtual directories. When I hit ...
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IIS 7.5 connect to a web site using IIS Manager using the current user credentials

I am trying to use IIS Manager to connect to a site or an application but would like to pass through or use the current authenticated user's credentials. There is only a username and password option ...
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how to configure IIS 7 so partial content requets/range requests on mp4 static files work.

I need help on how to setup IIS 7 so it can handle partial requests/range requests for serving mp4 files so Chrome can position seek and loop video. From what I have read IIS is supposed to support ...
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How do I find the point of failure for a partially unresponsive site?

IIS7 on Server 2008 is responding to request from some locations (mine of course) but not others (a client of course). The problem is intermittent. The client location having the issue has worked at ...
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ASP.NET Webapp Works as Full Website, but not as Application

I have a fairly simple ASP.NET (targeting.NET 4.0) web app, which is used as a dynamic request form. I have tested this and it is working as a Web Site within IIS 7 running on Windows Server 2008 R2. ...
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application/json content doesn't get gzip'ed with IIS

We have some rather lengthy AJAX calls in our app, some of which transmit over 100k of data across a rather slow encrypted network. I'd like to enable G-Zip compression on application/json to speed ...
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IIS 7 Copying files to server in differant domain

I have a need to copy uploaded files from an (Intranet) website folder into a network share on a server in a different domain. I have the credentials for a service account on domain B. I am already ...
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IIS7: URL Rewrite vs Virtual Directories

We just converted about 90 virtual directories on our server into rewrite rules in the URL rewrite tool. I don't notice any sort of slowness due to overhead of these rules on the webserver right now, ...
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Graphing/Aggregating IIS Logs from Windows Azure

I've got IIS logging etc enabled in my Azure Web Roles - so they're there in case i want to reference them, but i'd like to pull them all in to somewhere central and run stats across them to get ...
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Requests still arriving to a .Net site that is IP restricted

I think this is an SF question rather than SO, so hopefully I'll find an answer here... I have a .Net 4 web application deployed to both Windows 2008/IIS7 (dev server) and Windows 2008R2/IIS7.5 (prod ...
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Asp.NET WebApi application gives 404 error when deployed to IIS7

I have an Asp.NET MVC WebApi application that works perfectly in development environment does nothing but return 404 errors when deployed to testing server. Application is Framework 4.5 dotNET ...
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ColdFusion HTTP Error 404.17 - Not Found

After installing ColdFusion I got "HTTP Error 404.17 - Not Found" with error code:0x80070032, when I open my admin url i.e. http://127.0.0.1/CFIDE/administrator/index.cfm. My IIS version is 7, ...
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IIS 7 configuration does not lead to expected performances/thread count

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 server running some web services through IIS 7. The web services run in integration mode with .NET Framework 2.0. The web services communicate with each other and with ...
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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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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 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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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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Is there any gain in removing old unused Handler Mappings in IIS 7?

I want to clean up my live server after removing a Classic ASP subset from a live web application. Other than cleaning up configuration, is there any other gains from disabling unused mappings in ...
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Console errors 'Invalid 'X-Frame-Options' of '(DENY || SAMEORIGIN)'

Site iframes are throwing Chrome console errors 'Invalid 'X-Frame-Options' header encountered when loading pages over https. The error is '(DENY || SAMEORIGIN)' is not a recognized directive. The ...
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Client Certificates not working with IIS7

I have been trying to get a webservice we are creating to require client certificates for connections for several weeks and haven't been having much luck. I thought that I would attempt to make a ...
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IE 10 HTTP 401 Error on AJAX POST

I've been chasing down an issue and decided to make the most basic reproduction of the issue possible in hopes that a simplified question will help me resolve this. I am receiving a 401 error when ...
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URL Rewrite error with Web Applications

I am running an ASP.NET 4.0 website using IIS7 on Windows Server 2008 R2. The site has a number of Web Applications under the main domain (~/site1, ~/site2, ~/site3, etc...). Each Web Application is ...
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Popup window opens that asking for username/password On Https pages

I have installed SSL certificate on my server,I am applying https on some selected pages. for this I am using "WebPageSecurity". I have set all required settings in my web.config as per below ...
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Unable to configure samba as MS in windows 2008r2 in ADS security

I am getting the following error when i tried to join samba to Windwos2008r2 in ADS security mode. net ads join "-S" rab "-I" 14.189.194.09 "-UAdministrator%Welcome123" -d0 Failed to join domain: ...
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New Windows Server 2008 R2 WIMP running slower than Windows Server 2003

We recently upgraded a WIMP server from Windows Server 2003 (32 bit) to Windows Server 2008 R2 (64 bit). The new server has significantly better hardware than the old server, yet many processes take ...
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Email encoding on IIS7

All emails sent from the server are displaying Cyrillic letters as weird characters, for example: Можно. Regular alphabet letters are properly rendered. I searched all across the web but was ...
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What happens if iis doesn't have an action defined for an orphaned process?

Within IIS, ApplicationHost.config there was a line <failure orphanWorkerProcess="true" orphanActionExe="C:\action.cmd"orphanActionParams="%1%"/> action.cmd doesnt exist. So in this case ...
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404 Not Found on WCF RIA service call, IsapiModule crash?

IIS is crashing when my application performs the first call to a WCF RIA service. This also happens when I navigate to it directly. IIS Request Diagnostics says the following: ...
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IIS suddenly responds extremely slow

Without touching the server at all, my IIS 7 suddenly got terribly slow. No matter if I request a static content, a php script via FastCGI or a ASP.NET page, it sometimes takes more than 30 seconds ...
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Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Gateway Role and IIS7

I am attempting to setup a RD Gateway for a client. When I first set it up I noticed that IIS did not have the 'Defualt Web Site' so I created it and assigned it an id of 1 and set the bindings to ...