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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How can I install URLScan?

I went to the official Microsoft site to install URLScan 3.1 from here However, the Web Platform Installer 4.6 is unable to find the extension to IIS. I've looked in the complete list, as well as ...
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Can't write files with PHP on IIS

I have an IIS 7.5 web server running on Windows 2008r2. When I try to write to a file I get a Permission Denied error, but I can't figure out how to fix the permissions. I have PHP configured via ...
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Azure sites getting constant “connection with the server was reset” error

I have several web sites hosted on Microsoft Azure, and have been When you load the first page in a session, it instantly fails to load (as if you’re offline). Firefox gives the error details of ...
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cannot access ssl-secured website on the server side

I am having problems accessing a website, that recentely got SSL-security, on the server side. Accessing the website like normal is not a problem, but when I try to open the website on the server ...
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Redirect loop on empty website set up in Pleask on Windows 2008 Server

I have a really weird situation. I've moved lots of domains from an old server to a new server (windows 2008). Most of them are working nicely but 2 are not. These two happen to be complex ...
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IIS httpErrors ExecuteURL appends weird query string like 500;http://mysite.com/failed-page to the target URL

I've noticed weird behavior in IIS error pages. I've got this setup: <httpErrors errorMode="Custom" existingResponse="Replace"> <remove statusCode="500" /> <error statusCode="500" ...
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KeePass (on Ubuntu) gets 401 Unauthenticated on HTTP IIS WebDAV Share

I'm looking to figure out why KeePass2 installed on Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop keeps getting error 401 (Unauthorized) when accessing our password protected WebDAV server (hosted on IIS). Firefox is able to ...
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Removing IIS ISAPI filter

I recently moved an ASP.NET MVC 4 application from one server to another one. I don't know why but I was not able to make it work (all I saw when I tried to load the website was an 404 error) until I ...
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Logparser - Getting average response time from microseconds

I have one month's worth of web server log files in the following format: #Fields: date time cs-uri-stem cs-uri-query c-ip cs(Referer) sc-status sc-bytes time-taken 2014-03-12 17:34:02 ...
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IIS / kerberos not prompting for credentials from Mac clients

I have an IIS server (Server 2008R2/IIS 7.5) configured for kerberos authentication. The kerberos authentication works from clients on Windows (IE and Opera both tested), but when I access the site ...
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IIS / ARR: How to allow remote clients to a particular path, local connections to all

We are currently using IIS 7 + ARR 3 in order to generally block access to a particular Site except its '/Hub' sub path (using the steps outlined at ...
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Using IIS smtp for incoming and outgoing and use hMailserver for mail accounts

I have installed hMailServer in one machine and IIS STMP in another machine. Even though hMailSever itself is a SMTP server. I can't avoid this because the IIS SMTP server has some hooks which which ...
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IIS Credential Delegation for AppPool in Integrated Pipeline mode

I know there have been mkore than a dozen articles on this topic, but for some reason I have not been able to find a solution. Server WEB1 has IIS7.5 with a site using Windows Authentication (kernel ...
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What do the error messages and codes mean when creating and installing Managed Service Accounts?

When using the PowerShell Cmdlets for creating and installing Managed Service Accounts, certain errors can be thrown. What does each error mean?
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Modify IIS web.config using PowerShell

I'm trying to modify the web.config using PowerShell. So far, I'm able to replace the Connection String using: Set-WebConfigurationProperty -pspath "IIS:\Sites\$Name\WS" -filter ...
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Single IIS, 2 applications, 2 IP addresses, 2 Domains, 2 SSLs

I know there are many questions out there, but none seemed to address specifically what I am after. I have one instance of IIS, with two separate applications on it. Each application works on its ...
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How to .htaccess on IIS6 with php5?

I am new on Microsoft products. On my server installed FastCGI, and should I need install ISAPI for mod_rewrite?
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IIS rewrite rules for subdomain and nonexistent files

Setup: I know how to use a rewrite rule to route urls to a routing script such as router.php. I know how to use a rewrite rule to route urls containing a subdomain to subfolders in the document ...
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Internet sharing calendar permission issues exchange 2010 server

We have in our organization exchange server 2010 and we recently introduced calendar internet sharing option by following those instructions (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd351201.aspx) ...
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Error connecting to MS SQL from one server but not the other

We got a MS SQL server and two web site servers. I'm in the process of moving all the sites from one of the web site servers to the new one. My asp.net sites are not able to connect to the external ...
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Is it possible to redirect a url to another url so that users see always the original url?

I have a website whose url is subdomain.example.com but I want users to use a different url to access it, example.com/subdomain. Just to add a bit of context, the two domains are on two separate ...
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IIS using ADFS/Saml to Authenticate

Does anyone know if there is a ADFS/SAML Identity Provider for IIS7? Example workflow - the user will go to the directory /private and it will redirect to the provider to login and back if the user ...
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2 Windows servers, 2 web sites, 1 external IP [closed]

I have one external IP. I need to host two websites www.domain1.com and www.domain2.com on two different servers. I'm using IIS. How can I do that?
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IIS7 Multiple Websites Same Port

I am trying to set up an internal-only web server of our production websites for QA and development testing. There is no need or intention to access this dev site from outside of the corporate ...
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iis 7.5 Website permissions

I'm trying to setup permissions on IIS 7.5 running in Win7. The instructions I found are: Ensure all your sites have their own unique Application Pool assigned. In the Advanced Settings under ...
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IIS: More requests than it can handle, server dead. How to fix it?

So I have this IIS 7 web server on Windows Server 2008 R2 (it runs ColdFusion 10 as well, but that's not important for this purpose). It runs pretty solid, but I didn't have a lot of traffic anyway. ...
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404 on .cshtml files (IIS 6.0)

I'm trying to get an ASP.NET WebPages (Not MVC) site up and running with IIS 6, but I can't get it to serve .cshtml pages - It just spits back a 404 error every time. I've confirmed that it can serve ...
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Exchange 2013 really slow outside of localhost

We've got a 12 core xeon, 24GB of ram 2012 server. We've recently migrated from exchange 2010 (which was on another server) to exchange 2013 which resides on our new 12 core server. Accessing the OWA ...
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Pointing to a particular php file when users navigate to the root url

The internal web is accessed using the following url: crm.willys.local However, this page yields an under construction error and needs to be redirected to crm.willys.local/login.php Is there a way ...
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What's the best way to read/write to UNC virtual directory on IIS8?

I have IIS8 on Windows Server 2012 on one server, and Windows file server on Windows Server 2008 R2 on another server. I am trying to read/write from ASP.NET MVC 5 application running on IIS8 to a ...
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IIS 7 filling disk with millions of certificate files

I've got an ASP.NET website running on IIS 7. Using PA File Sight, I've proven that it is creating 2 to 3 new files in the C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Crypto\RSA\MachineKeys folder every minute. PA ...
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Does IIS Log Requests It Rejects?

Our IIS server was too busy to serve anymore requests (We blocked all our threads). Does IIS still log these requests? We couldn't tell since there were many entries in the log but maybe less than we ...
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How can I configure IIS to save log files in a given folder without creating a W3SVCXXX folder under it?

You can configure IIS to save its logs in any folder you want; however, even if you configure this setting at the site level, it will always create another folder under the one you choose, called ...
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IIS 8.5 - getting error when returning static 404 file

IIS8.5 > Sites > mysite > Error Pages > 404 Select "Insert content from static file into the error response". Uncheck "Try to return the error file in the client language". Enter path to ...
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IIS: how to determine most effective CPU throttling % [closed]

We have about 30-35 sites per server across 8-10 servers at a time depending on load, for a total of ~300 sites. The sites are more or less hosting slightly customized versions of the same .net web ...
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Is it “safe” to use IIS for HTTPS?

I am trying to setup HTTPS in IIS (Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012) as secure as possible. In order to mitigate attacks such as BEAST and weakness of RC4, while trying to use ECDHE ...
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Access IIS 8 Localhost from internet [closed]

i want access my localhost(IIS 8 On Windows 8) from outside using internet access. I get my public ip from whatismyip.org (202.67.xx.xx) and follow this link to open a port(80,443,8081-8082). So i ...
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IIS Manager - can not connect using certain user accounts

I am having some trouble with what should be a very simple task. I have set up IIS 8 on server 2012 If I log in using a domain admin account, or the first admin account that was created when the ...
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SPF record validation is pass but email is rejected by server [duplicate]

I have SMTP on a windows 2008 server with IIS6. The SPF recored is passed when I send emails to hotmail or gmail but it gets rejected on other servers claiming that there is problems with the SPF. ...
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Supporting embedded PHP on a CGI app with IIS

We have a CGI pageserver (.exe) written in Delphi running on IIS. We'd like to be able to embed PHP in these pages at some point in the near future--say, for a captcha or CMS integration--but are ...
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Set a Custom Identity for Application Pool in IIS 8 doesn't work. Value does not fall within the expected range

It's a newly setup server in a new domain. I added a website to IIS and created an application pool for it. As soon as I try to set a different User (Identity) to run the Application Pool I receive ...
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Config Manager 2012 Application Download stuck at 0%

We have a Config Manager 2012 R2 setup with 2 Distribution Points on remote sites. In the remote site the Applications don't get downloaded, the status remains on 'downloading (0% complete)' In the ...
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Use appcmd.exe to enable gzip compression on dynamic content on IIS 7.x

Every doc I can find discusses editing applicationHost.config in notepad to enable this. The real need: a) Via appcmd.exe or cmd line tool, enable dynamic compression to be configured in web.config ...
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IIS 7.5 / Windows 2008r2 URL Redirection

I have a multi tenant site on a web server with urls bound to it clienta.mysite.co.uk clientb.mysite.co.uk We are moving our servers to a new site and want to redirect them to the .com whilst the ...
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IIS 7.5 connect to a web site using IIS Manager using the current user credentials

I am trying to use IIS Manager to connect to a site or an application but would like to pass through or use the current authenticated user's credentials. There is only a username and password option ...
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Exchange 2013 CAS server unknown app pool name for services

I have an problem with a CAS server that I'm trying to wrap my head around. This server was recently rebuilt (clean uninstall of Exchange 2013 and fresh install without restoring settings) in an ...
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deploy compiled .Net app to EC2 IIS VM from non-Windows machine?

I've got both the source and a compiled version of a .Net application from a partner my organisation is working with. I've also fired up a new Amazon EC2 instance using an AMI from Microsoft. ...
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Adding HTTPS to second website not working?

I have a windows 2008 server that I am running two websites on. I first setup both websites with normal HTTP access and was able to hit both sites. I now want to add HTTPS access, so I added it the ...
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Domain redirection to specific page in IIS

I have a website on IIS set to domain1.com. I also have a domain called domain2.com that is redirecting to domain1.com. I currently have this set up in the domain1.com bindings. I need to change this ...
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Windows Server - “Not enough storage available error”

We have two IIS 7 servers that run in web garden. There's a copy of every site on each server. Files are synchronized using DFS (only source files). Images & big files are located on different ...