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Configuring client certificates on IIS8 - Error 403.16

I am trying to implement client certificate authentication on IIS 8. I have deployed my configuration on a development machine and verified it working as expected there. However after setting up on ...
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Does recycling an application pool clear the request queue?

I am a IIS nube. I have been reading about the benefits of recycling your application pool to free up memory caused by problematic applications that may have leaks. I understand that by recycling the ...
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Unselectable (?) Property in IIS Powershell Module

dir iis:\apppools Gives 3 properties: Name, State and Applications. I'd like to isolate "Applications" but for some reason it's nowhere to be found on the Get-Member list. TypeName: ...
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.webm IIS mime-type not found

I have problems with mp4 files in Chrome, so I decided to change to webm files. I've configured IIS mime-types for webm files in the web.config file: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> ...
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IIS FTP Server User Isolation - Access denied with username having underscore '_' symbol

I came across a very strange problem and thought maybe someone would help me. I followed a guide here: ...
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Disable HTTP OPTIONS verb in IIS 7

My .NET 4.0 webapp is running on Windows Server 2008 on IIS 7.5 using an Integrated pipeline. I want to only enable the "big four" HTTP verbs. According to the documentation, this should do the ...
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IIS StaticFileModule mapping matches directory extension instead of the file extension

Let's say I have the following StaticFileMapping in my IIS configuration: <add name="FooHandler" path="*.png" verb="*" modules="StaticFileModule" resourceType="File" requireAccess="Read" ...
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SharePoint - Automatic Logon

Hopefully you can help with two issues (both of which could probably be solved with the same solution) I have a SharePoint 2010 website. When users access the site, they need to click the "Sign ...
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MySql Membership provider - Missing or incorrect schema

We have an ASP.NET site running on IIS 7.5 with a MySQL database using the .net connector, the membership/role providers are set in the web.config correctly and they work - but only temporarily. ...
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How to see which asp.net application in a pool is using the most memory

We have an application pool in IIS which a few applications belong to. According to Task Manager, this apppool is using over 4gb of memory, and I need to figure out which specific application is the ...
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I can load an IIS hosted website via the Internet but not locally [duplicate]

I have just changed the bindings to use SSL for a website hosted in IIS on an AD Domain Controller. The new binding is IP: all unassigned - Hostname: site.domain.com - Port: 443 I can access this ...
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Using Sun Netra 240 to Host asp.net Web page

My boss was offered a Sun Netra 240 server, still in the box. The machine,purchased in 2008, is has two single core 1.5GHZ processors and two gigabytes of RAM. My boss asked if it would be worth ...
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Removing the prepended directories from $1 variable in a rewrite rule

I have this rewrite rule RedirectRule ^(/arf/sites/.*)$ /docs/saf/files$1 [R=301,I,L] When it redirects, $1 contains /arf/sites/filename.html so after the redirect, the visitor ends up at ...
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IIS 7 multiple application pools optimisation to avoid recycling

I have 4 application pools in IIS. Each application pool in turn has been assigned to a number of web applications. Activities on one of the interactive web application (on say AppPool X) become ...
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IIS routes to wrong https site

We are running a Microsoft Server 2008 R2 with 2 IP addresses: .1 .2 and IIS 7.5 as the webserver. On this server there is a website configures to use the domain A.Company.com on port 80 with IP ...
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Use Basic Authentication in IIS 8.5

In IIS 6, you could turn on Authentication by right clicking an application, selecting properties, going to the Directory Security Tab, selecting Edit in the Authentication and Access control group ...
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How can configure IIS to service to AD users only?

I have an intranet in my company and I have a domain controller that users authenticate with this,I have an internal web site (IIS) I want limit this site that services only to my domain users.How can ...
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Build HTTP server for clients to download install package

I have a Windows 2012 R2 server in our internal network. I added IIS role according to http://www.iis.net/learn/get-started/whats-new-in-iis-8/installing-iis-8-on-windows-server-2012 Where do I find ...
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Force IIS to prompt for credentials

We have a website that should only be accessed by authenticated active directory users. The first thing that should happen when entering the site is a prompt to enter windows credentials. To ...
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IIS Performance Counters recorded extremely large requests per second value

While I've been monitoring a production IIS server receiving around 1000 - 5000 requests per second almost steadily, I've encountered a few spikes in the performance counter "Requests/sec" and "GET ...
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Intermediate certificate not sent to clients? [duplicate]

I have installed intermediate certificate on server according to all tutorials for IIS, that is: "Certificates MMC snap-in, you choose computer store, you'll have the option to place the intermediate ...
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How do I direct traffic without redirecting in IIS7.5?

We have a production machine running Window Server 2003. Previously, development took place in a WAMP environment but a few users are moving to IIS. The issue is, we have a directory on the server ...
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Can I completely disable ASP.NET in IIS, together with all side effects?

I'm using IIS 7.5 on Server 2008 R2 to run non-ASP sites, and they don't use .NET either. Can ASP.NET be completely disabled/uninstalled, so that no ASP.NET security updates are required, and to fix ...
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Redirect HTTP to HTTPS un IIS over VMware virtual machine

I have a virtual machine in VMware Player with two port redirections defined in VMware Virtual Network Editor to redirect ports 81 and 82 on the host to ports 80 and 443 guest ports. I also have a ...
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How do I persuade IIS to deliver content from within a Zip file?

Is it possible to "persuade" IIS to deliver content from a Zip file "Container" ? For example I have lots of PDF documents packed in Zip archives and I need to display the PDFs in a browser. So for ...
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IIS returns 404 when trying to access static files on certain file types

I have a specific file type of .notebook that IIS is blocking. I tried going into request filtering and adding .notebook with allow set to true, but I still get the 404. Anything else in this folder ...
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IIS7.5 periodically stops serving static files

I have a website with an index.html file (that contains an html/javascript application) that leverages a json rest api(asp.net webapi in the same website) for data. Periodically, IIS will start ...
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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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Redirect user from HTTP to HTTPS in IIS

I have a virtual machine with a Windows Server 2012 running in a Windows 8 host. The host redirects all http traffic to port 81 to port 80 of the server and there I have an IIS web server. What I'm ...
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How to set up WebDav to save .ascx files in IIS

I am trying to edit .ascx file in IIS 8 via WebDav - I can edit .css and other file types like it okay but when I go to save .ascx files it fails to save them or displays a warning that the file does ...
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Application Request Routing and Throttling

We have a set of WCF services that are proxying calls to another web service layer built on top of IBM WebSphere. The WebSphere setup is a black box to us, but we're told that we need to throttle ...
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What are the system requirements for a server running an ASP.NET MVC 5 application

For my project, we want to deploy a demo server and publish my ASP.NET MVC 5 app to it. I'm familiar with developing applications in this environment, but I have no experience in deploying it to an ...
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Subdomain setup in IIS 8.0

I have uploaded my asp.net 2.0 application on a VPS through Remote Desktop. Currently I have added it in IIS as an application in default website & I use www.example.com/myapp to access it through ...
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Write Failed Request Tracing logs to a database

I'm using Failed tracing logs on my IIS 7 which are a very good source of debugging information. Theses logs are written on the hard drive but I would like IIS to write them directly to a database, ...
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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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IIS 7.5 images not showing - 404

I have IIS 7.5 running my local dev site. My problem is the images are not displaying and in the browser console i receive a 404 error for them. I have checked the Handler Mappings and have ...
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Can't connect to MSDeploy service from Visual Studio 2013

The Situation I have a hosted server that has our development webserver on it. I have installed the Web Management Service (via Web Platform Installer) and have setup an IIS Management user, setup ...
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Running Visual Studio and IIS without Administrator rights on Windows

I find it hard to believe that Microsoft didn't forsee a possibility where a company would need a developer to be able to use IIS and Visual Studio with full rights but NOT want to just haphazardly ...
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PHP files loading very slowly, even if they have no PHP code

Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard IIS 7.5 PHP 5.3.28 FastCGI I have a WordPress blog in a subfolder of an ASP.NET site that has started running very slowly. After experimentation, I've found that all ...
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New gTLD Chrome SSL Certificate errors

We've recently acquired a new .Care domain and are attempting to install a SSL certificate. Whilst FF and IE are perfectly happy with the certificate - both display the padlock, Chrome is not and ...
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IIS Output Cache vs ASP.NET Output Cache

Quote from iis.net: The ASP.NET page output cache is separate from the IIS 7 output cache. In applications that use the Integrated ASP.NET mode, the ASP.NET page output cache can be used ...
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IIS Rewrite Rule in web.config to redirect HTTPS requests to HTTP

I need to redirect all https requests to http, for example, if someone visits https://www.example.com/another-page/ to http://www.example.com/another-page/ I have the following rewrite rule in my ...
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IIS redirect into subdirectory

I have under my default web site the directories: /myapp/ /myapp/v1/ /myapp/v2/ /myapp/v3/ /myapp/administration/ Now I would like to http-redirect all users who type /myapp or /myapp/ or ...
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IIS 6 running constantly at around 40-50%

We recently installed a new version of an inhouse web application and according to the task manager the IIS process (w3wp.exe) is constantly using around 40-60% cpu while in previous version it was ...
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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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IIS Orphaned Requests

We have IIS 7 running a Classic ASP app and I've been noticing the following issue lately. Over the course of the day, if I look at Server Node --> Worker Processes some requests seem to fill up ...
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IIS Server only accesible on port 80 within network

I have an IIS 8 server running under Windows Server 2012. When it is accessed over port 80, I can access it from within the network. With an internal IP address of 192.168.1.14, I can go to ...
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Password protect single directory in IIS 8

How can I password protect a single directory in IIS 8 under Windows Server 2012 Standard? Example: I want to be able to access mysite.com, but when navigating to mysite.com/secured, I want to be ...
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SetEnvIfNoCase Host: .htaccess to web.config conversion

I have tried IIS Manager and some online conversion tools but I can't figure out how to achieve the following .htaccess rules in a web.config file: SetEnvIfNoCase Host my-domain.com nopassreq ...
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Can I have a DNS wildcard binding in multiple servers?

I have a Win 2k8 server that hosts multiple IIS apps that are under one domain, example.com. The need for a second server has increased and will need to get more servers to host my apps. On my ...