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 ssl not working on osx/ios safari video stream

My IIS8.5-server is reverse proxying to my server which is streaming a video from database. My video streams fine on https with chrome, and i have enabled partial content accept ranges on my server. ...
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Moving Dynamics CRM 2011 Application Server

As part of a consolidation exercise, I've been asked to move a dynamics CRM installation. I've searched online but could only find how to move the CRM DB and not the app/IIS site. Has anybody got ...
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IIS ftp server issue from command line

I'm trying to config an ftp server on IIS (Windows Server 2008 R2) I configured basic authentication with read,write permissions for a user and no SSL I also opened port 21 on server firewall then ...
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Move website to a new domain

At the moment, the client website (an ASP.NET app) is accessible via, let's say, www.domain1.com. The client has then purchased a new domain himself, e.g. www.domain2.com, and is wanting to switch to ...
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Can I create a default FTP root folder for differents users?

Can I create a default FTP root folder for differents users? I use Windows Server 2008 R2 with IIS 7.5. How can I create a new FTP folder accessible to 2 or 3 different users. At this moment when I ...
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Can iis authenticate against two separate AD without trust?

First of all, I have poor experience on IIS, I'm more a linux/apache/nginx guy. Now I have a proprietary app running on an old IIS (w2003, I know is out of support) which is currently authenticating ...
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Website on IIS works on localhost but not from outside/via IP

I just created a Windows VM on Azure and installed IIS on it. I created a simple HTML file which works if you enter localhost but it's not accessible via the server IP. I googled for a long time and ...
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Full Stop / Period in URL does not allow Redirect

I'm using a basic Azure Web App to redirect all requests from one domain to another. I have the following in my web.config <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <configuration> ...
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Is it possible to force TLS 1.2 on an IIS Site

I have an IIS site where I want to force TLS 1.2. I don't want client using TLS 1 to be able to connect to the site. I want to do this at the site level as there are other sites that should work ...
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How can i change the location of the config file of a site in IIS?

When I start IIS on a site, I get a "HTTP Error 500.19" Error Code 0x80070005 Config Error Cannot read configuration file due to insufficient permissions Config File ...
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Cannot Reach Primary Domain On Lan

So i created a website for a client and now they cannot get to their www.domain.com when they are connected to their LAN. The site is hosted on our server. They have an exchange server and I added an ...
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IIS - requests login for an ajax request

When I make an AJAX request from a .NET webpage, my local machine instance of IIS causes this to appear: I've tried setting a local admin account on the app pool There's nothing in the IIS logs or ...
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How can you set PHP-CGI in IIS to run in the same app domain as an asmx web service?

We have an IIS web server that's running PHP-CGI, a few asmx web services, and some other things on the same general website. That being said, I've created a dll that is used by the web services ...
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How to Uninstall Shibbolet 2.5 from Windows

I'm attempting to uninstall shibboleth-sp-2.5.6.0-win64.msi from my Window 10 (same problem on Windows Server 2012). It gets stuck with the message "Please wait while the Setup Wizard removes ...
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why it seems ajax request tax server more than standard http post?

I have a web application with much user accessed in the same time. that make our servers going so slow and heavy, because every user will upload pdf file or text from 10mb to 100mb per submit. ...
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How to configure DNS (outside Azure) and Windows VM in Azure

I have just started getting to grips with moving existing websites in to Azure on a Windows Server (2012) VM. How do I set the DNS records (managed away from Azure) to go to the site set up on that ...
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Increase RAM usage for IIS server

I am running a large scale ERP system on the following server configuration. The application is developed using AngularJS and ASP.NET 4.5 Dell PowerEdge R730 (Quad Core 2.7 Ghz, 32 GB RAM, 5 x 500 GB ...
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IIS 8.5 - serving compressed file on first request

I've read this post. It says that a file is compressed (on default) only if it was requested 2 times in a 10 seconds period. How should I configure frequentHitThreshold and frequentHitTimePeriod for ...
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IIS 8 port rewrite and ProxyPreserveHost equivilent

I've had a simple IIS 8 URL Rewrite rule in for a long time now and it was working perfectly. It basically just rewrote: http://helpdesk to http://helpdesk:8080 Has been working fine, the purpose ...
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Is it possible to change the SSL binding order in IIS?

I have Site A in IIS 8.0 configured to an SSL certificate with the binding ###.###.###.###:443. I also have Site B configured to a different certificate with the binding ###.###.###.###:443 (same IP ...
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How to monitor request timeouts/drops between IIS and nginx

An NGINX reverse proxy is load balancing multiple Windows IIS/ASP.NET servers. Let's say the servers are under heavy load and might drop connections/requests. I see upstream timed out errors in ...
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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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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 ...