IIS is Internet Information Services, the web server included with Microsoft's Windows Server operating systems. This is a generic tag. Wherever possible please use a *version-specific* tag, such as [iis7], [iis7.5], etc.

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Open custom port for IIS windows firewall or group policy

I am running Windows SBS 2011. I have added a web site to IIS using port 8888 and it works perfectly when connecting locally, but not from any other PC on the network (domain). I think I need to open ...
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How to setup an alias in IIS?

I'm a SharePoint developer, so please, bear with me here and I'll provide more information as needed since I'm not sure what I need to specify here! I'm trying to setup an alias in IIS. I have a ...
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How to set up ARR in active/passive (aka failover) mode?

The Problem I am trying to configure several web farms (for different sites) following the NLB+ARR architecture. Let's say I have 6 VMs: ARR+NLB cluster of 2 VMs. It receives traffic and forwards ...
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Why has my IIS stopped serving .html pages?

I'm suddenly getting a rather strange IIS error on my server: There is no build provider registered for the extension '.html'. You can register one in the <compilation><buildProviders> ...
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Wildcard SSL on 2 Servers

I'm helping an SEO client install an SSL certificate and have run into some issues. I'll try to simplify it. He has 2 servers: 1. SERVER A: Internal server running IIS that contains chat and support ...
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IIS 8.5 Instant 404.0 error on MVC site

I have an MVC site which I have published to my server. It has two different roles for internal and external users. Externally (using www.oursite.com) the site works fine. when we try to access it ...
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IIS Not Receiving POST Requests

I have been using IIS(7 or 7.5) for quite some time without any issues thus far. Today I have set up a new IIS server for myself that would hopefully be more power efficient, to my surprise IIS ...
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When should you let IIS auto-generate machine keys compared to using a static one?

I know very little about IIS but from what I've read there are lots of reason why you should generate a key and stick with that one. I haven't seen any reason to let it automatically generate one at ...
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Web Farm Framework on Windows Server 2012

I'm having trouble installing the Web Farm Framework (2.0) in Windows Server 2012. Has it been integrated in with IIS8 or another feature like AAR? I've looked in the Web Platform Installer and it is ...
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How can I find out what is causing “This webpage is not available” in IIS 8?

We have an internal web application running in IIS 8 / Windows Server 2012. Our users are sporadically reporting seeing "This webpage is not available" on a very regular basis. Reloading in their ...
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IIS hanging when running Active Reports, possibly splwow64.exe

We have a Windows 2008 R2 web server running our web app on IIS and when running a particular page which generates a PDF (using Active Reports https://activereports.grapecity.com/) it takes between 1 ...
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php fopen error (failed to open stream: Permission denied)

I have a php script on a Windows Server 2008 box (IIS 7) that is run periodically to download a remote XML file and store it on the server. This script (which previously used to run successfully), is ...
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Deleted deleted temp appPools folder

I accidentally deleted the deleted temp app Pools folder, what can I do all my sites dont show up? This is on server Windows 2008. I restarted IIS but nothing. I dont have access to a backup at the ...
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IIS Admin Service is disabled

I had installed IIS 5.1 in windows XP and it was working fine. But it stopped working. Then I installed it again. Now i can see it installed in my computer but I still can't go to http://localhost. ...
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Page can't be displayed with IIS and SSL

I have a single site hosted in IIS 8. I have two site bindings. One is for HTTP, the other is for HTTPS. HTTP is on port 80 with All Unassigned addresses, I left host name blank. HTTPS is on port 443 ...
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Connection Reset error trying to set up HTTPS locally using VS and IIS Express

I'm trying to set up Facebook authentication on my application, so I tried following the steps at this page: ...
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How do I set permissions on directory(folder) on IIS 6.0?

I am trying to set permissions on uploads folder. I have two projects - an original project and a pilot project. I am trying to upload images from php code. It works for me for the original project ...
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IIS localhost connection refused [on hold]

I'm running IIS Express from my Visual Studio debugger to make changes to a website I'm working on. As we know, IIS Express when run through the Visual Studio debugger runs on ...
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Is it possible to have SSL Labs score A as well as chrome not say “obsolete cryptography”?

I am running an Azure Web role, I have tried hundreds of permutations of cipher suites and the only time I get chrome not to say "obsolete encryption" SSL Labs scores a B. I can get an A but then ...
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IIS 7.5 - PHP environment variables at the site-level

I have two versions of the same application (demo & staging) running on the same IIS server. The application relies on an environment variable via getenv("APP_ENV") to set configuration ...
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IIS Sites often goes down and comes up after App Pool recycle

We are hosting about 40 sites in our environment and on a daily basis some sites are going down and after app pool recycle we are able to bring the sites up. We are using .net 4.0 as framework and ...
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Prevent URL Rewrite rules from being inherited by subdirectories in IIS7

I have a URL Rewrite setup for clean URLs in a CMS and my web.config looks like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <configuration> <system.webServer> ...
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Moving a site from IIs6 to IIS7.5

I need to move a site off of IIS6 (Win Server 2003) and onto IIS7.5 (Win Server 2008) as soon as possible. Preferably tomorrow. The site itself is a delightful mix of classic asp (vbscript) and ...
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Configuring IIS ARR for backend client certificate authentication

I have an IIS server configured with ARR to reverse proxy requests to a backend server. The backend server requires client certificate authentication, however, it only needs to authenticate the ...
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IIS 6.0 FTP Folder Permissions

I have a IIS FTP website setup like this \ftp\users\domain\public\public Software that runs on clients computers logs into the FTP server by specifying domain\public and moving to public, it then ...
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nxlog parse_csv fails on odd character in IIS log file

I am parsing IIS logs. This error shows in my nxlog eventlog: 2013-12-24 18:40:20 ERROR if-else failed at line 50, character 351 in C:\Program Files (x86)\nxlog\conf\nxlog.conf. statement ...
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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 ...
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New IIS, PHP not working? But locally states it is

Windows Server 2012 R2. I've setup IIS, it was displaying the default page from the IP correctly: http://185.43.211.186 I then moved my current website: www.fcrp.greenlightgames.co.uk to the IIS ...
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“Connection restarted while page was loading” in Firefox when using SSL

I am developing an ASP.NET web app. The Login page use client certificates as credentials. IIS is configured so the Login.aspx require client certificate and SSL. On Explorer you select a client ...
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Response time measurements for IIS web application

I have a dot net web application, and would like to measure response time. I currently have two measures. The "inner" measure is made within the web app itself. The "outer" measure is the roundtrip ...
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IIS App Pool High CPU usage despite no requests

I have recently migrated a set of Windows Server 2008 R2 / IIS 7.5 servers to new servers running Windows Server 2012 / IIS 8. I am experiencing some odd behavior from IIS. We have 2 identical ...
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Have issue with monitoring 32bit app pools running on 64bit IIS

I am performing a monitoring task on my 64bit web server which has couple of applications pools running in 32bit mode. I am using .Net CLR Memory object in perfmon to monitor them. However, my ...
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IIS/SMTP - emails are stuck in mailroot/Queue

I'm trying to send e-mails via SMTP within the IIS pickup directory. Unfortunately the e-mails are just going into the mailroot/queue folder and stay there. They never actually get sent. Does ...
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IIS Url Rewrite, Localhost Only (missing files and folders)

We work with websites that are occasionally copied into a local environment for routine debugging, etc. These sites have lots of user generated media - specifically images. To avoid downloading all ...
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protect IIS site with Shibboleth SP on certain IP

I host a webserver and want customers to authenticate using their ADFS server. I cannot reach their server, they reach mine and theirs. This basically works. I now wonder if it's possible to setup ...
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Import IIS Advanced Logs into SQL

I'm using IIS 8.5 Advanced Logging and also logging some custom HTTP headers. How can I import the raw logs into SQL on a regular basis (i.e. every minute)? I want to avoid the overhead of ODBC ...
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Java application server behind IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008

I have a Java application server (GlassFish, indeed, but the problem is the same for any other application server, I guess), running on port 8080. And I have IIS 7.5 listening on port 80 as by default ...
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Permanent 301 redirect for RDWeb Access in Windows Server 2008

I have use this approach in RDWeb Access. main site: redirect to: https://remote.blah.com/rdweb redirect all requests to exact dest. perm 301 rdweb subsite: redirect to: /RDWeb/Pages/default.aspx ...
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Users Experience Windows Authentication Prompt for Single ASPX Page Server 2012 IIS 8.5

I have an application published via IIS 8.5 on Windows Server 2012 that can leverage Windows-integrated credentials for SSO. Users can successfully sign in to the application and navigate to the vast ...
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Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) application + ADFS 2.0 on Classic pipeline mode - Is it possible?

I have a working test application that uses Windows Idendity Foundation SDK and ADFS 2.0 for authentication, which runs on Windows Server 2008 R2, IIS 7.5, Integrated managed pipeline application pool ...
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Recovering files from IIS system (inetsrv) directory?

Some file from my inetsrv directory (c:\windows\system32\inetsrv) were accidentally removed. Is there a way to get them back? Reinstalling IIS server role doesn't help, because Windows doesn't remove ...
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IIS 8.5 web site unaccessible from remote PC [on hold]

I am trying to create a web site in IIS 8.5 (Windows Server 2012 R2). However, the web site can only be accessed locally from the server (using the domain name which is pointed at the servers ...
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Failed Request Tracing XML fails to display in Internet Explorer (IIS 7.5)

I have installed the Tracing feature and enabled failed request tracing for a website, to debug a Classic ASP website. The XML logs are created upon occurring errors, however when I open them in IE, ...
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Why does Chrome complain about “obsolete cryptography”?

I am hosting an ASP.NET website with wildcard ssl certificate on IIS / Windows 2008R2. While Chrome works fine with my website and shows a green lock the https connection, the https details mention ...
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Internet Guest Account in Windows 2008 for permissions

I have seen there's no "Internet Guess Account" user in Windows Server 2008. I am trying to configure permissions over some folders in a website under ISS 7.5 and I am having troubles as I used that ...
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Is it safe to set validateIntegratedModeConfiguration=false in order to continue using identity impersonate=true?

We have upgraded an ASP.NET web application from IIS6 to IIS7 integrated mode. Our application uses: <identity impersonate="true"/> and therefore we have had to set: <validation ...
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Maximum amount of memory per session with IIS/.NET

I'm troubleshooting some memory issues we're running into with a heavily used ASP.NET site hosted on IIS6. Intermittently we have to manually recycle our application pool (process) to resolve issues ...
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IIS8.5 Advanced Logging Module

Server level log definition applied. I've got this module running successfully on several servers which only have 1 app pool per site and it's running great. However on a few servers with multiple ...
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WebDAV “PROPFIND” exception in IIS due to network share?

We're finding continuous exceptions in our event viewer on our live box to the following exception: Process information: Process ID: 3916 Process name: w3wp.exe Account name: NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK ...
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Disabled SSLv3 to combat Poodle now cannot connect to SQL “Connection forcibly closed by remote host”

I have disabled SSL3 on my web server to combat the Poodle Vulnerability and now I am unable to connect to my SQL server using SQL Authentication. I just get "Connection forcibly closed by remote ...