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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Using IIS to give domain name to external site

At my workplace we are currently hosting our own website on a windows server using IIS. We've now had a new public website created by our marketer using SquareSpace and we want to be able to point our ...
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Remove .php extension only in certain directory - web.config

I'm having trouble making the pattern for matching the urls in a certain directory. I want to redirect users from mysite.com/posts/some-post.php to mysite.com/posts/some-post meaning that I want to ...
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What can cause cookies to arrive empty to the server?

We experience an issue where in IIS advanced logs we see that the requests arrive with SOME of the cookie values missing. Of course the values are missing in the application layer as well. This is ...
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Why IUSR does not have any permission on wwwroot

I'm trying to understand IIS 8.5 user account model. IUSR: default anonymous user (can be changed). it is the identity which request the web resource ApplicationPoolIdentity: a special identity used ...
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Login Page Throws 401 with Forms Authentication

I've seen this question a few times on the internet, but no answer I've yet seen has solved my problem. I have forms authentication enabled in my application and anonymous access has been denied: ...
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IIS 8.5 MinBytesPerSecond not working

I have an ASP.NET site running under IIS 8.5 on Windows 2012 R2. I'm trying to use the MinBytesPerSecond setting as part of a strategy to mitigate slow HTTP post attacks but can't seem to get IIS to ...
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IIS not recognizing binding to .academy domain

This will be my first post to serverfault and not stackoverflow. Problem I am running af new ASP web application for a new project which I am to host on my windows server along with a dozen other ...
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ManagedPipelineHandler - IIS 8.5 intermittent error 500

on our production server we suddenly have intermittent error 500, checking the failed request log I can see the following, but it doesn't help me too much, I can't see where the problem is. Is it ...
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Can't find i328 folder on CD2 server 2003

I have a running windows server 2003 sp2. I’m trying to add the application roll to the server. The problem is that when I click next in the "configure your server Wizard" it ask me for the CD 2 to ...
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App-pools (w3p.exe's) seem to hang after file update or configuration change

I have the following problem: After an file update or a configuration change to one of the sites running on the iis server i need to kill all w3p.exe's running on that server in order to let the ...
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How do I configure Windows for dual certificates, ECDSA with RSA fallback?

We'd like to use an ECDSA SSL cert; however, we need to support a fairly wide variety of devices including some that are unlikely to ever support ECDSA certificates. The standard solution is to ...
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IIS Host different urls on another server

I have a Asp.net MVC web app, and it has a bunch of controllers with a bunch of urls. I would like to redirect certain urls, for example, http://example.com/classes/students where any url that has ...
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How do I find IIS web application dependencies using powershell and webadministration on Server 2012

Wondering if someone can help with this. I have a number of servers that host IIS 7.5 and IIS 8.5 web application of various types. As these are production web applications and servers i can't ...
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is wildcard a record compatible with exchange server

I am the technical lead at a small startup that provides a video library to corporate clients, with a Microsoft (.net/IIS) stack. One of our features is providing each client with its own subdomain ...
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ASP.Net Website throwing Parser Error when running under IIS But Not Visual Studio

This appears to be some kind of namespace issue, but I cant figure it out. I have IIS 8 installed in my laptop (windows 8) and i have an ASP.net Web Application in ...
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non SSL site showing ssl warning IIS 7.5

I have two sites bound to a single IP address (10.10.0.1) on two different domains (xyz.example.com and abc.example.com). HTTPS is bound to port 443 using the certificate for the xyz.example.com ...
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Access is Denied for PowerShell access site via URL in localhost

What IP I need o put in the IP Address and Domain Restriction in order to allow Windows PowerShell to be able to run Invoke-WebRequest to a URL for a site that is hosted on the same machine. I am ...
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403 Error when accessing my IIS8 site from Internet - IP Address Restriction Configured

I am getting 403 error when trying to access my EC2/IIS8 website from the Internet. The exact error code is 403.503 - Forbidden. In the IP Address and Domain Restrictions I put my IP address with ...
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UrlScan Config Change Not Working?

I installed UrlScan a few days ago and it seemed to be working fine, however in the log I saw it was blocking lots of files from websites that I didn't want (Explanation here) It's blocking files ...
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IIS website keeps showing the default page

I have configured a website within IIS 8 and I can't seem to get it to serve webpages from the physical path I specified. My bindings are: http:*:80:www.domain.com,http:*:80:domain.com The ...
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Anywhere Access on 2012 is blank page

I used to have anywhereaccess on our Windows 2012 R2 Server working perfectly. We share a building with other businesses and the IT system had maintenance, since then I've received this error: ...
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Slow Upload to IIS Server

I have a Windows 2012 R2 Server running on an Amazon EC2 instance with IIS 8.5. It hosts a web application, and a custom WebDAV server that interacts with the same database as the web application. I ...
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Hosting multiple sites on same domain

I need to host multiple sites on same domain in IIS (local). I have two sites : Site 1 Site 2 Both have different root folders and one is a CMS application (Site 1) while the other is a pure HTML ...
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Azure hosted website certificate chain (comodo) intermittently doesn't send full chain

We host a website in azure. The service we host has 6 instances. On that service we have added a certificate that covers the site, and has an authentication chain that looks like: our certificate ...
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Slow IIS site performance for certain network conditions

I'm trying to determine the cause certain uses are seeing on an IIS site I work with. Users started to mention this slowness to us a month or so ago and I've been trying to determine the cause of it ...
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Adding site from a folder few levels inside wwwroot, throws Error 404

I am completely new to IIS, I am trying all this on Windows Server 2012. What I am trying to do is, I have setup a Bonobo git server in iis which is at wwwroot/Bonobo.Git.Server level. I have created ...
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IIS says: You do not have permission to view this directory or page because of the access control list (ACL)

Yeah, I know. It's been asked like 100 times before. But most of those questions ask about ASP.NET pages, or they've created a website and for the first time, they can't access their websites. I have ...
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understanding how wcf handles certificate requests

If an IIS-hosted wcf service is acting as a client that consumes another web-service across the internet and needs to download an intermediate CA certificate, what store does it put it in? In this ...
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IIS 500.19 error on 0.01% of requests

We have deployed a simple ServiceStack application delivering Podcast RSS-feeds in IIS 7. Scouring the IIS logs, we found that a tiny amount of the requests get a HTTP 500.19 error code. Of the ~550 ...
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why changing a web.config to a Windows mode does not affect IIS authentication settings?

I read the article https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/532aee0e(v=vs.100).aspx it says that default authentication in Framework 4 is Windows mode. Well, I create a MVC 4 Internet template ...
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IIS website stops working after installing new certificate

We have an IIS website that is available at the URL acc.myapp.mycustomer.com. The myapp.mycustomer.com website shares the certification with the Sharepoint website. The site has been working fine for ...
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How to configure IIS to allow C++ .exe to run? [closed]

how can we configure IIS to allow it to run/execute C++ .exe/binary files? Explanation : Hi, I will try to elaborate it... I am having a C++ executable which is just a simple program which prints ...
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Amazon EC2 Abuse Report - SQL Injection Attempts

I have an EC2 server (Win2008) which has about 10 sites on it, it's completely locked down apart from ports 80 and 443. I can only access port 3389 and 21 from my home and work IP addresses. Just ...
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IIS/SMTP - Disable SSLv2 [duplicate]

I am trying to disable SSL2 on our IIS/SMTP server. We are using a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise (64bit). We use the IIS6 Manager to manage the SMTP virtual servers. I have attempted numerous ...
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web.config rewrite rule from subdomain to folder using root web.configs connection string

We have a rewrite rule in place to forward demo.website.com to the subfolder which contains the Demo website (website.com/Demo). The problem is that it is still using the root web.configs db ...
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Webserver | IIS | Configuring to not run certain files

I currently have a webserver running Windows Server 2012 which is running IIS as its webserver and using PHP. Lets assume the a user is able to upload a trojan onto my server, either through a ...
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Double URL encoding in IIS 7.5

I have a problem with encoding when passing URL parameters containing escaped characters. I have installed the same business software on two different servers, both are Server 2008 R2 with IIS 7.5 ...
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IIS Intranet Application using Windows Authentication but accessed by two different local networks

Got stuck in a very strange situation. I am a developer so really not very good in networking. I really need help to figure out the solution if my problem. So, here is my problem, I am working on ...
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Windows Server 2012 The process cannot access the file

I've FTP Server running on Windows Server 2012. FTP version is 8.0.9200.16384 In advanced settings for FTP under IIS, Allow Reading Files While Uploading is set to true and server is restarted. But ...
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inetserv config refresh - IIS 7

I currently am working on investigating an issue with an IIS 7.5 website. The issue occurs randomly every few days: When a user browses to the URL and tries to login, they are then quickly redirected ...
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IIS Stopping/Starting Application Pool

My application pool seems to be in the "stop-pending" state and doesn't react on anything. Neither in the UI nor in the CLI. Is there an option to force the application pool to stop or mock the ...
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Installing SSL certificate for Application hosted on Virtualised Windows IIS

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 that has WebMin installed and running Apache. I am also running Virt Manager to have a virtualised Windows Server. I am wanting to setup an SSL certificate for an ...
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When should I consider a 2 socket motherboard for Server? [duplicate]

We are buying a new server and the idea of dual socket motherboard comes up. Is 2 socket motherboard worth the price and hassle for an application that hosts a couple of websites and databases for a ...
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Stopping IIS websites permanently with PowerShell

Stopping websites using Stop-Website is, apparently, not the same as stopping them using the IIS Manager. Stop-Website 'Some site' iisreset.exe # site is started again Using IIS Manager, the state ...
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Create a page on MS Azure that redirects out to URL

I need to create a page on our Azure site that redirects immediately to a URL. So, I'd like to have http://mysite.azurewebsites.net/testimonials always go to an external URL. This can be done via ...
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How to run multiple sites in IIS on Azure

The Azure VM can run sites locally. How do I make them available to be accessible from outside the VM via browser? Is it that we add different ports to same ip and access it outside? Public ip is not ...
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External Access to Internal Network and Websites — Microsoft Networks

I need to be able to expose a set of "internal" web sites to Internet users somehow. Please bear with me as network engineering isn't my forte. I'd appreciate any insight or suggestions to this task. ...
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Google Cloud HTTP balancer returns 502 error

I have 2 Instance groups and HTTP load balancers for each one. Instance groups contain VMs that work on Windows Server 2012 with IIS inside. When I send POST request from VM from one instance group ...
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IIS 8.5 access specific file ends in 403.14

In IIS I created a virtual directory to my media asset folder, which contains all images for my application. For some reason I can't access images in one subdirectory directly, it ends in http error ...
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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 ...