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 - overrideModeDefault enforced in PowerShell, not IIS UI

I am trying to modify an IIS Web Application that is installed, and change the Authentication Methods. The Default Web Site is set to alloy Anonymous, and disable everything else. When I use the ...
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IIS 7.5 w3wp allocate memory when host wcf service

I have problem with IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2. I have single WCF Service and ApplicationPool for this service. Now when service is started w3wp.exe consumes memory (about 2 GB). I was think ...
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IIS FastCGI scriptProcessor with spaces in Path?

I am trying to configure a FastCGI Module - the whole thing works fine if I use a path without spaces, but our application is installed into C:\Program Files and other paths where spaces are common. ...
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Linear increase in app pool threads in use with no requests being served

Yesterday afternoon, after some marketing efforts, we received a higher than average (but by no means dangerously high) traffic throughout the day. After this traffic had been going on for a while we ...
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Client Cetificate IIS

I have a dev server where I set up SSL and a client certificate using this guide form Microsoft My problem is I'm not sure what the steps are for getting a client certificate for my production ...
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how to configure a URL rewrite without affecting Web services

I am trying to configure IIS 8.5 to redirect to SSL, without redirecting web services that come in on other ports. I have been reading about this for days on various sites, and found excellent ...
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IIS is very very SLOW to INITIALLY load

I have hosted my DNN sites on IIS 7.5 on two servers. They have been working without any issues until 1st April. They usually load initially within 15 seconds. Now it takes around 15-20 minutes to ...
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IIS total file size limit per user

I have a virtual directory shared among all users on an IIS 7 FTP server (they still have their private directories). I'll have to limit the maximum amount of files that each user may upload in this ...
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Configure IIS 8.5-10 as Cloud Service on Azure

I have an Azure Cloud Service, with a WebRole that runs on IIS server. When running locally -- I understand that I can fully configure the IIS server in many places (web.config file, some other menus ...
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TMG publishing IIS site appending extraneous subdirectory

I'm publishing a site running in IIS7 using Forefront TMG. The site specifically is a subdirectory (/bla) of a site that has many other subdirectories (I might be using the incorrect terminology ...
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Changing http.sys settings in Win 2012 server

My understanding is that if I want to tweak settings like MaxRequestBytes that I have to go to the registry-- specifically, in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\HTTP\Parameters In ...
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err: CONNECTION_RESET in Chrome on form post, but only from outside network

I started getting the following error when sending multi-part form posted data via ajax to a service on my website: net::ERR_CONNECTION_RESET This only happens when a certain combination of ...
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IIS 6 Sending rules

I need to send all emails out as normal with the condition of gmail.com & gmail.co.uk emails. Which need to go via the google smtp relay service. Is this possible to setup on IIS 6? Basically 2 ...
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Identifying UserAgent strings that don't support TLSv1.1

I've created a tally from IIS logs of the last 18 months by User Agent string and created some Excel formulas to extract # of visits from XP/Vista machines using Internet Explorer. Could someone ...
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International characters give “No input file specified” in IIS 10

I'm using IIS 10 on my Windows 10 Pro desktop to develop a website. Some internal URLs include international characters. They display in the browser just fine, but when they are part of the URI I get, ...
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Can I change the RD Web Access port or disable the IIS default website without affecting RDS?

We have a client running a Server 2008r2 RDS server. This server hosts the RD Web Access, RD Licensing, and RD Session host roles. The client also installed XAMP on the server to host an internal ...
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IIS Reverse Proxy or ARR

I have the need to do a reverse proxy but the peculiarity is that it should be done to a specific path. By declaring different websites I can do localhost:80 - > localhost:7200 but the urls should ...
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Sub domain different host

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 with AD, DNS, DHCP, IIS. I am hosting a domain example.com and have one public IP from my ISP. Port 80 is forwarded to IIS server. I have a NAS server and created a ...
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IIS 8 with PHP 5.6: WinCache VS Zend Op Cache

Zend Op Cache is compiled by default on PHP5.5+, but IIS encourages use of WinCache for opcode caching. what is the extension that will give me the best performance and stability on IIS? there are ...
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Gracefully Killing Off SSL 2&3

In the light of POODLE we have an urgent requirement to turn off SSL2/3 and TLS 1.0 on our public-facing webservers. However we're a public sector body and around 5-10% of visits to our sites are made ...
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IIS 6 using Google relay but stopped getting NDR

I had a working IIS 6 server but I had to add the google relay server as I was having issues with sending to gmail account. The sending side of things seem to be fine now but I'm no longer getting non ...
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IIS 7 Timeout is too short and code isn't returned to the browser

I have a piece of code that needs to run for 300 secs (5 min) that worked in IIS 6 fine. But in IIS 7 things changed. But I did add this: <system.web> <httpRuntime ...
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PHP exec() over UNC path on Windows

My environment is Windows Server 2012 R2, IIS 8, Active Directory, and a file share. IIS, AD, and the file share are all separate VMs. I have a website, www.example.com, set up in IIS. The ...
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HSTS & redirects on IIS 8.5

I'm having a problem getting my IIS 8.5 server to behave as desired. I am attempting to host two domains on the same IP address, both on https, using separate webservers. Naturally, IIS is setup as ...
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Enable compression in IIS but prevent BREACH without changing code

We run IIS 8 on Windows 2012 server and I am concerned of http://breachattack.com/, this is why we disabled compression completely. This is not optimal from the page-speed analysis, however. ...
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IIS and SSL Certificates

I have the following markup <html> <head> </head> <body> <a href="https://www.shoeshow.com/">www.shoeshow.com</a><br/><br/> <a ...
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Import Certificate to Machine\personal script/automation?

Is there a automated way to perform this task: I need to import a PFX certificate to computer / personal path on multiple IIS 7.5 servers (Windows Server 2008 R2). I already tried with GPO but there ...
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ISAPI DLL in a UNC Network Share

I am trying to set up an ISAPI DLL in a UNC network share (shared between two load balanced servers). This works just fine if I store it on the local storage of each server. However, when I change ...
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IIS rewrite rule - How to omit 'index' text from website name when website opened in browser

I am using below IIS rewrite rule for index.php page of website. <rule name="INDEX"> <match url="^(.*)index$" /> <action type="Rewrite" url="index.php" appendQueryString="true" /> ...
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Authentification methods for non-public facing websites

We have two different kinds of websites in our company, one of those are public-faced websites where users have to have access without serverbased authentication (anonymous auth.) and other websites ...
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Using the same SSL Certificate of a Domain on different IIS Servers?

We have different Web Sites on different IIS Servers belonging to the same Domain as site1.example.com, site2.example.com, site3.example.com. However, we have no idea about how to use the same ...
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How to debug php-cgi.exe ruins my windows server 2012R2 cpu?

I have server 2012r2 with php 7.0.4 (x64/32 - no diff) Problem is that process php-cgi.exe use a lot of cpu. cpu Server is on 2 virtual cpu and 4 gb ram - so it should handle at lest 50-100 users ...
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IIS Web Farm site stuck on starting on other servers - 0x800710D8

We have a win 2012/IIS 8.5 web farm up and running using a shared config. All was working great on the servers and we would create a site on one server and it would go across them all. We run into ...
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Robocopy and IIS log date modified behavior

I am trying to create a mechanism (in my case Robocopy wrapped in PowerShell) that will back up IIS logs from all of our web servers into a central CIFS share. As you'd expect, I've had issues with ...
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IIS Clear-WebConfiguration cmdlet needs to be executed twice for inherited URL Authorization rules

I am trying to write a DSC resource to manage IIS URL Authorization rules, however when attempting to remove an inherited rule (via Clear-WebConfiguration) instead of removing the rule it is creating ...
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When I try adding a new site to iis 8.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2 it says it already exists

When I try adding a new site to iis 8.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2 it says it already exists. This is the first site I'm trying to add. I am not finding where this site may or may not exist. ...
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Mutual SSL authentication - client certificate vs server certificate

I am setting up a web application which will connect to a remote web service and is required to use a client certificate. My web app uses HTTPS to connect and I have it configured with my existing ...
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How can IIS connections increase when requests don't?

With both the number of requests, and the response times remaining fairly stable, the number of connections rose to a massive spike... What can cause this? Wouldn't a slow-post attack or similar also ...
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“http_response_code” does not work properly in IIS

I create a web.config in root folder project <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <configuration> <system.webServer> <defaultDocument> <files> ...
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Website intermittently goes down with “Cannot resolve DNS”

I have a website being hosted with IIS 8 (windows azure) and a domain setup with GoDaddy. I created a website for Maywood IL law enforcement quite a few years ago and they are now experiencing issues ...
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How to recover deleted WSUS Administration from IIS 8.5

The default WSUS Administration somehow got deleted from IIS Sites by doing-> Right Click -> "remove" under - Sites I now need to recover the site, preferably without configuring WSUS from scratch. ...
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How to prevent Optional Networking Components IIS PBS popup during DCPROMO

I am doing an unattended PCPROMO command from a cmd prompt, to make this computer the PDC in a new domain, using an answer file. However, I get the following popup while Installing the DNS Server: ...
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Untrusted client certificate after Windows 10 upgrade

I have a locally hosted WebApi application that is configured to use client certificate authentication via IIS. This was working fine until my computer was upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 7. Now I ...
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Assign to ASP.NET identity to AD group for accessing remote SQL Server

I have an ASP.NET 4.0 (IIS 7.5) application running on a server(Window Server 2008 R2 Standard), named WEBSERV, and a SQL Server (2008) database on another server, named DATASERV. The SQL Server has a ...
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IIS Websites running out of memory

I have a server that is hosted by the parent company as of recently. This server is running two websites. One is a memory hog, the other is much smaller in scale. We had a situation today where the ...
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Cannot see IIS on “Add Role Services” on Server Manager, How can I install IIS?

I have to install IIS on a server buut I cannot install it on Server Manager, because it is not listed on "Add Role Services" on Server Manager. How can I install IIS on the server? My server is 2008 ...
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Create website for read-only UNC share

I need to publish some static content from a UNC share and I have an account that can access the share with read-only permissions that will be used both to connect to the share and for anonymous ...
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Does FTP service (IIS 7.5) on Windows 2008 R2 support kerberos authentication?

I have configured http service on IIS 7.5 for kerberos authentication. And it works fine. I have checked from linux box # klist Ticket cache: FILE:/tmp/krb5cc_0 Default principal: alex@EXAMPLE.NET ...
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Redirect in web.config because of certificate issues

I'm running some websites on a IIS 7.5 with one UCC SSL certificate, where 10 domains are secured. most of them are something.company.ch, some are something.anothercompany.ch we have a redirect rule ...
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nginx upstream not working

upstream does not work when the proxyed server has more than one host name binding on the same port. I ran into this issue while trying to configure nginx (1.9.12-1~trusty) to proxy_pass a Windows ...