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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Does IIS 6 Virtual SMTP Server support UTF/Unicode Subject Lines

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server running IIS 7.5 hosting a bunch of websites. These websites relay email through the IIS 6 Manager's Virtual SMTP Server. I'm trying to verify whether or not this ...
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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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How to “recycle” the IIS process without rebooting the server?

Getting ASP.NET to see changes in PATH I've changed the environment PATH variable on my server and need IIS / W3WP (i.e. my ASP.NET app) to see this change. I understand from this other question's ...
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IIS maintenance with client IP exceptions

I'm have no experience with IIS server, but I will have to perform site update. Is there an easy way to put maintenance page, which will be shown to all clients except ones connected from predefined ...
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IIS (or .htaccess) URL Rewrite not working correctly - need to capture number argument as query string

I'm trying to have: http://sub.domain.org/123456 become http://sub.domain.org/index.php?q=123456 I have tried many ways, and one way sort of worked, but then all subdirectories (including images) ...
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IIS App Pool recycling unexpectedly

I am running IIS in a Parallels VM of Windows Server 2012 on a Macbook (development machine) and any time any of the files in the website change (CSS, HTML, doesn't matter), the App Pool is recycled. ...
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IIS Security - prevent web script to navigate upper level

I would like to know how to prevent the web script to be able to navigate his upper level ? For instance, the web script is located at C:\Websites\Website-A and it shouldn't able to navigate to upper ...
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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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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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iis 8 already run php but does not run new app

I have an IIS 8 server that already run PHP. I set a sub-domain to the main domain and already I have PHP web applications run with it. sub.mydomain.com/smf is working fine However, I tried to make ...
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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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IIS workers stuck on athenticateRequest

We have some videos being streamed through IIS. But the workers are getting stuck in AuthenticateRequest for a long time.. Its as if there is a limit somewhere. Here is a screen shots of what happens: ...
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Notifying a windows service when there is a change in “web.config” or “applicationHost.config”

I am trying to optimize the no. of file reads made to "web.config" or "applicationHost.config" by my service. I'm planning to do it by reading the requested configuration into the memory if the same ...
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How to modify querystring using URL rewriting?

I am having very less knowledge in URL rewriting, So not sure weather this can be done or not using URL rewrite? I have a URL like ...
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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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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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IIS server, using browser I get 200 response - curl I get 302 response

When I use a browser (chromium or firefox) when accessing a page I get the expected results - 200 responses and it displays the information I was expecting. When I use curl, I get a 302 response: $ ...
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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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NodeJS scripts only work if run from Node.exe and not from iisnode

Running NodeJS scripts from IIS using iisnode cause path and 404 issues, scripts try to search files in places they aren't while when running them from Node command line directly they work perfectly. ...
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Is basic authentication secure when it goes though my reverse proxy on SSL?

Hoping someone can let me know if im on the right track. I use IIS on my file server within my network. I have an apache2 server which takes all HTTP and HTTPS requests and by way of reverse proxy ...
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Server setup hardware configuration for performance [duplicate]

We have developed an application using .Net ASP.Net MVC 4, SQL Server 2008 R2. Now we need to host it in a client environment in Sweden. So far we have developed in our local machine and now we are ...
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Display a “Splash Screen” in IIS while server is starting application

Our web app has got pretty hefty, and takes a long time to launch on first load. The end-user sees 15-20 seconds of spinning progress bars until the login page. Once the first user has loaded, it's ...
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Inconsistent IIS access across subnets/sites

Good morning everyone. I have a strange IIS issue I could use some assistance with. Site setup: 2 * Exchange 2010 CAS servers running in a CAS array with WNLB on subnet A 2 * Exchange 2010 CAS ...
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How can I configure my ASP.NET application to be navigable by IP address instead of URL?

I thought that IP address would always work for navigation to a Web site with a browser. I have rather recently asked this same question where the answer actually worked. See here Can I browse to my ...
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How can I temporarily disable a backend server in IIS ARR?

I'm using IIS ARR to balance load between multiple backend servers. How can I temporarily remove a server for maintenance, so that it will stop getting requests?
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Using virtual smart card for server-side keys?

Does anybody know if it's possible to store private keys, belonging to service account or computer account, on Windows 8 VSC (virtual smart card)? As far as I understand, requirement for 8-symbols ...
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ASP.Net Developer

We’ve created a web service using C# .Net, Framework 2.0, and are hosting it on a Windows 2008 R2 box using IIS 7.5. The site on which the web service resides is an extranet site using SSL. The SSL ...
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Configure URL redirection in IIS 7

I am brand new to IIS, so I apologize if this is a simple request. I have an application set up at http://servername/longlocationhere. The application unfortunately uses hardcoded links in its code, ...
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Performance Monitor for ASP.Net applications

I have an IIS hosted ASP.Net site which is experiencing timeouts. I would like to be able to monitor it from every angle but I'm not sure where to start with configuring PerfMon counters. Does anyone ...
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Why does PHP fail to open files (permission denied) under IIS with integrated Windows authentication?

I have a PHP script running under IIS for our intranet that is trying to open a file on another machine via a UNC path. I've enabled integrated Windows authentication so the $SERVER['AUTH_USER'] ...
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What happened to the ASP.NET account in Windows Server 2012 R2 and IIS 8.5?

I'm making my first foray into setting up an ASP.NET MVC 3 application on IIS 8.5 and Windows Server 2012 R2. This application uses Active Directory & Windows authentication for permission ...
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IIS access control by IP address for specific files and folders

I am pretty new to IIS and I want to secure access to a management console of a web app. By design of application there's a virtual directory that's intended for public access, but at the same time ...
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IIS DefaultAppPool hangs when other sites are exercised

I am very new to Windows Server, so sorry for dummy questions. I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. There are few AppPools. The problem is, that DefaultAppPool stops responding after 40 users ...
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Configure IIS to rewrite all urls except HTTP POST uploads (formdata)?

Is it possible to have urlrewrite module rule in IIS to rewrite a request as long as it is NOT an HTTP POST upload (with formdata)? I believe post uploads have the content-type multipart/form-data, ...
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Can't get access to my IIS Server?

Before I could get access to my IIS Server using its static private IP address (on the Windows Server 2012 itself), but now I can only access the IIS Server web page using its localhost and 127.0.0.1 ...
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Enable Image Uploads on IIS

I'm trying to configure a single directory on my IIS server to allow image uploads. I can't seem to get the config file right. I've got a directory on the server called userfiles, within this users ...
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Need advice on IIS (7.5/8) for web service for querying AD

In order to standardize how our internal web application talk to AD, we are creating a web service that applications can call. Our AD requires user authentication to query, so this also prevents ...
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Can't match up timeout of session and forms authentication in IIS 6

I've got a site running on IIS6. The session timeout in web.config is set to 720. The forms authentication timeout in web.config is set to 720. I'm using SQL Server session state. Despite this, I ...
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Website is not accessible from server which is using proxy

I hosted a website in a win 2008 R2 server which runs in private domain. I set up bindings for port 80 and 443 for http & https respectively. Created inbound rule for port 80 and 443 also in ...
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How to make Nginx redirect without adding a tail string to redirected server

I have an Nginx that redirects to several different web servers based on URL path after host. My Nginx host is nginx.main.com current redirect rules are # Redirects for Math location ~ ...
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Overridden ASPNet.config does not apply for legacyImpersonationPolicy

I tried to override the <legacyImpersonationPolicy> Element, so a single application, will enable this policy (which is necessary, since this application breaks if disabled). So my ...
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Load Balancer Emitting Wrong Time in Http Header

Our intranet web app is behaving very strangely. Very often posting back (asp.net) to save form input end in no-action. After a month or so of on-and-off troubleshooting, I finally got around to ...
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IIS: DNS Server Spoofed Request Amplification DDoS

We are running an IIS server with DNS and a site owner asked us to run a specific security scan. Our site passed but we were warned with this and I'd like to clean it up and I'm a little unfamiliar ...
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IIS WebLimits not being respected

So I've configured IIS8.5 on Win 8.1, like so: appcmd.exe set config -section:system.applicationHost/webLimits /connectionTimeout:"00:00:03" /commit:apphost I've verified that the setting appears ...
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IIS 8.5 Manager: Application Pools and Sites nodes missing

I've encountered a weird problem that I haven't been able to solve and haven't found any information on: the Application Pools and Sites nodes in the IIS Manager of our IIS 8.5 went missing! This ...
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Setting Permissions in Windows Azure Website

Windows Azure has its own set of permissions. How can I change it? Because I'm using a php website, and I want to delete a file from the folder deployed in my website directory, but I got permission ...
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Web deploy (msdeploy), syncing everything but sites and pools (but include siteDefaults)

Today I do the following to sync two webservers but skip all site configuration: msdeploy -verb:sync -source:webServer -dest:webServer,computerName=web25:8080 ...
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primary and secondary intemediate certificate Configuration in Apache

We are using Apache 2.2.27 and windows 2008 Standard server. It is a production web server. We had configured ssl earlier but now we have to renew the certificates. We got three certificates ...
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IIS8: Where is the management to set read/write on directory?

This area let's me allow http PUT verb, and if the IIS user for this site has write access to the dir, to write a file. Where is the equivalent for iis 8?
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How to get a list of all folders that have write permission for IUSR account?

I need to find a way to get a list of all folders and files inside of a master folder that have write permissions set for the IUSR account in IIS8 on Windows Server 2012. I did a google search and ...