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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IIS 7.5 - Disable Overlapped Recycle property not being obeyed when web.config is updated

I have a site which holds an exclusive lock on some resources. I used the .NET Application_Start and Application_End events to aquire and release the lock on these resources at the appropriate time. ...
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SNI and wildcard SSL certificates on the same server with IIS

I'd like to host a website that should listen to subdomains (e.g. sub.domain.com) together with multiple websites that live just under a second-level domain (e.g. domain2.com, domain3.com) with IIS ...
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Error connecting to MS SQL from one server but not the other

We got a MS SQL server and two web site servers. I'm in the process of moving all the sites from one of the web site servers to the new one. My asp.net sites are not able to connect to the external ...
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Logging a list of Worker Process Requests when Application Recycle happens

Does anyone know of the best way to log all work process requests that are currently running when an IIS recycle happens. If you go to IIS > Worker Processes > Select an app pool > View Current ...
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IIS 6.0 SSL handshake error

Hi all I installed a trusted certificate in an IIS 6.0 server. I have the port 443 opened in the firewall and I verified the server is listening on that port. However when verifying using openssl I ...
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IIS7 proxying VisualSVN server refuses to allow Web.config files to be committed

I use IIS 7.5 with the Application Request Routing and URL Rewriting modules to act as a reverse proxy for several apache-based web sites, including VisualSVN Server. I'm having a problem when I try ...
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How do I setup IIS to allow executing external applications?

I have an IIS 7 server setup, where I want execute an external application (locally on the server) from a ASP.NET website, to do some processing of some files. The server seems to find the .exe fine, ...
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Restricting cache-storage for IIS server-side webrequests

We have several old websites running classic asp that invokes a series of HTTP-request to external systems (in this case, geo-ip-lookup). This is just a single request, resulting in a country-code as ...
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IIS 6 immediate log flush

In troubleshooting an issue with a web service, I need to examine the HTTP log created by IIS 6 on a Win2003 box. As I'm sure you are aware there is a log buffer that prevents writing to file every ...
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CA is repeated in IIS https response, what is the configuration section to be checked?

This is about the https of the payment service provider we're using. We've notified them about the problem which causes some android devices to show SSL error message when the browser is redirected to ...
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Restrict access to a subdomain with web.config on IIS7?

I need to password protect a "dev" subdomain on a server with the web.config file on IIS7. I don't have access to anything besides the files and web.config, so I can't install modules or anything else ...
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Use appcmd.exe to enable gzip compression on dynamic content on IIS 7.x

Every doc I can find discusses editing applicationHost.config in notepad to enable this. The real need: a) Via appcmd.exe or cmd line tool, enable dynamic compression to be configured in web.config ...
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ARR reverse proxy to Azure Website inside Azure Cloud Service

I am trying to rewrite www.contoso.com/blog/ to a wordpress Azure Website (contosoblog.azurewebsites.net). I have completely configured all inbound and outbound rules, and have tested them locally on ...
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lvs with NAT routing - horrible performance to one real server

I have an LVS setup with NAT routing and two real servers (as an FYI, we're only routing http on tcp port 80). Currently requests to real server A respond just fine, with page load times of 3-4 ...
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IIS6 Web Extensions change to prohibited after iisreset or server reboot?

We run IIS6 in 64-bit mode on a 64-bit server. I'm trying to allow the .net 2.0 extension to run and prohibit the 32-bit version. See below screenshot for context: However, after a reboot or ...
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Deploying a ASP.Net WebAPI website and DMZ

I have a set of RESTful services developed using ASP.Net WebAPI which is a single project. I handle authentication via ASP.Net's built in Forms Authentication (cookie based) mechanism which is also ...
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ASP.NET directories blocked from VisualSVN Server behind reverse proxy in IIS 6

I’ve got VisualSVN Server running behind a reverse proxy in IIS 6, Windows Server 2003. This isn’t ideal, but for the main web app on the server I’ve only got one IP address and SSL certificate ...
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Is it possible to use local web.config to enable keep-alive?

Is there any way to enable keep-alive on IIS 7 in a hosted scenario? I attempted to use the answer to this SO question Where (or how) is the keep-alive setting in web.config?. I added the following ...
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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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IIS Reverse Proxy Rewrite Rule usage monitoring

How can I display stats for each Rewrite rule in IIS when using it as a reverse proxy with ARR? We use 'Orenosp' Secure reverse proxy for some of our networks but use IIS + ARR for others and one of ...
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Login challenge missing after migrating asp website from .net 2.0 to 4.0

I'm upgrading an old internal website from .net 2 to 4 using this procedure from msdn. I mostly got rid of .net assembly references in the web.config and switched the DefaultAppPool. However when I ...
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Forcing IIS virtual smtp server to verify outgoing TLS certificate

I am in a situation where a web application is using the IIS virtual SMTP server to send out email. The IIS virtual SMTP server is then configured to send all mail out through a smarthost, over TLS ...
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Setting PHP remote write permissions in IIS7

I have two windows server 2008 servers. One is a web server one is a file server. A php script runs on the web server and is supposed to write to the other server. I am getting a permissions error. I ...
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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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Content Encoding Error on new IIS 7 server with PHP

I recently moved a PHP (Cake framework) development site from an IIS 6 (x86) server to an IIS 7 server (x64). The content is all the same and the URL rewriting works, but on the attempt to display the ...
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IIS/VS2010 Web Deployment gives 404

I use 1 click publish to a few servers to deploy website from VS2010. All servers are running IIS7 under Windows 2008R2. 1 server is a bit special because it listens to port 80 but the firewall will ...
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What does Http.sys count as part of the request when it logs RequestLength in Httperr.log

On Windows Server 2003 with IIS 6.0, I am seeing that Http.sys blocks some incoming requests. Http.sys logs RequestLength in Httperr.log and returns status code 400. I have found an description ...
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IIS is losing or abandoning Custom Sessions

We have an aspx.net application with IIS 7.5 and we are facing a huge problem as this application is losing or abandoning sessions for no clear reason. Due to client restrictions we must use Custom ...
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Is there any (eg. security related) reson not to give a webapplication principal full control rights?

the application i want to deploy on IIS (Windows Server 2012) requires write right within the webapplication directory. The principal (user) of the directory has only read rights right now (seems to ...
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filter requests based on path using ARR w/ IIS 7.5, on the site level

I've got two sites configured on different ports, one for public and one for trusted connections. I've got filters on URLs within the ARR settings, for some internal URLs that shouldn't be proxied ...
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Configuring HAProxy for RPC, only one host

I've tried several ideas on how to get this to work, including Squid, Pound, and now HAProxy, which seems to be the closest yet, so far. I have an NGinx server which I have set to be the primary web ...
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IIS 7.5 App pool setting “Virtual Memory Limit (KB)” seems to take effect at a different level

I'm diagnosing problems with / trying to control a website which has a memory leak. The IIS setting "Virtual Memory Limit (KB)" has been set to 15728640 (15GB!) but the App pool seems to be recycling ...
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Custom error pages when using IIS as a reverse proxy

I've configured IIS to act as a reverse proxy for a development server (dartlang's pub serve if you're curious). I'm doing this because the development server doesn't support custom error pages and I ...
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Calling Physical Path Credentials for Web Applications in IIS

How would I call on the Physical Path credentials property for web applications in IIS using PowerShell? I can't print out the username or password, but I can print the logonMethod which uses the same ...
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IIS - CPU Usage Gradually Increases Over Several Days Until 100%

The picture explains it all. We have had a problem with an IIS MVC 5 website hosted on Microsoft Azure over the last several months. The site appears to continually eat up CPU over a few days until ...
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Microsoft FTP server switches to active when transferring thousands of files and then it hangs

I am seeing that some ftp clients cannot complete when transferring thousands of files to an FTP server. The mput * command runs for several hours and then hangs in 150 Opening BINARY mode data ...
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How to resolve security warning concerning WebAdministrationProvider?

I have a new Windows Server 2012 install, and have just installed IIS. I see the following warning in the Application Log: A provider, WebAdministrationProvider, has been registered in the ...
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How do I remove a segment without affecting another

Looking for help creating an IIS rewrite rule. We have a distributable product that is installed in an unknown base url We want to block /app and do so using: <remove segment="app"/> ...
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iis [5/26/2014 2:00:00 am] first chance exception - 0xe0434352 caused by thread with system id: 1476

We are trying to isolate why one of our IIS processes keeps hanging, so I checked out the w3wp log and found that for a 24 hour period, it has approx 5 million lines. The vast majority being ...
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Configure ISAPI redirector: worker propreties for IIS and Liferay

I Asked this question on stackOverflow, i didn't get any answers sorry if the questions is somehow duplicated, any way : we have fronted Liferay tomcat server with IIS , and we used ISAPI tomcat ...
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IIS Reverse Proxy on Subdirectory Breaks Root Directory

I am running a HTML, single-page application on IIS 7.5. I am trying to set up a reverse proxy in a subdirectory so that i can make same-domain requests to my API. So i want my site to behave like ...
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Windows SSO-Login only working once in Internet Explorer 11

We're about to migrate our users from Internet Explorer 8 to version 11. While testing the IIS-Windows-Authentication, I noticed that it does work, but it will only work once. I can press the ...
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IIS Config 2 Apps 2 SubDomains

I have 2 ASP.Net Applications, and I want to publish each of them to a subdomain. First domain app.mycompany.com and the other app2.mycompany.com How can I config the IIS to do that? I am absolute ...
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Deploy RDWeb on a non-default website

I have a public website and a private site set up like below: Public site: samplesite.com (http) Private site: my.samplesite.com (https) I'm trying to use RDWeb to enable users to change Active ...
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IIS httpErrors ExecuteURL appends weird query string like 500;http://mysite.com/failed-page to the target URL

I've noticed weird behavior in IIS error pages. I've got this setup: <httpErrors errorMode="Custom" existingResponse="Replace"> <remove statusCode="500" /> <error statusCode="500" ...
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IIS rewrite rules for subdomain and nonexistent files

Setup: I know how to use a rewrite rule to route urls to a routing script such as router.php. I know how to use a rewrite rule to route urls containing a subdomain to subfolders in the document ...
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IIS using ADFS/Saml to Authenticate

Does anyone know if there is a ADFS/SAML Identity Provider for IIS7? Example workflow - the user will go to the directory /private and it will redirect to the provider to login and back if the user ...
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What's the best way to read/write to UNC virtual directory on IIS8?

I have IIS8 on Windows Server 2012 on one server, and Windows file server on Windows Server 2008 R2 on another server. I am trying to read/write from ASP.NET MVC 5 application running on IIS8 to a ...
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Does IIS Log Requests It Rejects?

Our IIS server was too busy to serve anymore requests (We blocked all our threads). Does IIS still log these requests? We couldn't tell since there were many entries in the log but maybe less than we ...
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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 ...