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 to enable LDAP with php IIS 6 and windows server 2003

I have been reading this answer and trying to understand it: How can I enable LDAP in PHP - Windows Server 2008 LDAP is not showing up with phpinfo() I installed PHP the same way as this person with ...
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How do I tell if IIS allows for authentication to downgrade from Kerberos to NTLM v1?

It is my understanding that authenticating to IIS with Kerberos will, by default, allow for the authentication to downgrade to NTLM v2 or NTLM v1 if the client cannot handle Kerberos. In my case I ...
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iis web.config inheritance when running 64bit win 2k8 with 32/64 bit worker processes

My understanding of how web.config settings are inherited (to the site level) on a 64bit server2k is as below, but I think maybe I am wrong... For app-pools where "Enable 32-Bit Applications" is set ...
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Webdav on iis7.5 - always shows empty folder

I've followed all directions on configuring webdav on iis7.5 from this url: http://learn.iis.net/page.aspx/350/installing-and-configuring-webdav-on-iis-7/ The only difference is, I'm configuring ...
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Is IIS caching DFS referrals under a different context to my local user account?

We're migrating the main media store for our website to a new server. I'm investigating using distributed file system (DFS) to do this, so that instead of replacing all the hard-coded references to ...
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IIS 7.5 URL Rewrite - missing “route to server” option

(Question moved from StackOverflow) I am running Windows 7 Ultimate, and have activated IIS (Version 7.5.7600.16385). I have installed the following modules using Microsoft Web Platform Installer ...
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IIS can't load Oracle.Web assembly (for ASP.NET membership provider)

I am trying to configure an IIS web site to use an Oracle database for ASP.NET membership, but I can't get it to work. IIS doesn't seem to be able to load the assembly containing the Oracle ...
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IIS – Windows Authentication – Authenticating self

I have an iis6 .net website which requires windows authentication (Anonymous disabled). The website has a dedicated application pool running as NETWORK SERVICE. The website contains a requirement to ...
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.Net Application on a virtual path: files(css, js, httphandlers) not found

I just deployed an MVC app on a virtual directory on my hosting account and when I went to see if everything was alright, well it wasn't. None of the css or js files are being found and some generic ...
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Safe to use WMI to remotely recycle IIS app pools on production servers?

What are the downsides to enabling & using WMI to remotely manage IIS? I plan to have a specific user account (non-admin) with only Execute Methods, Enable Account, and Remote Enable WMI ...
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How to get IIS 7 to do “Request filtering” before request validation

I want to use the Request Filtering feature in IIS 7.5 to filter out some malevolent requests we are getting from some bots. The requests are triggering "System.Web.HttpException: A potentially ...
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IIS + WebDAV + PHP

I'd like to edit source files directly on my IIS server using WebDAV. I have WebDAV set up, but unfortunately when I try to edit a php file, it serves up the output of the PHP file, not the source ...
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ASP.NET application within wordpress installation on IIS 7

a client has a wordpress installation on their IIS server located at www.mydomain.com. We would like to put our asp.net application in a subdirectory of the wordpress installation - at something like ...
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Period (or %2E) at the end of a url parameter results in page not found error

I'm using IIS6 with URL rewriting to create search engine friendly URLs for a website that I've been working on. I'm having a bit of trouble when error messages are passed back as URL parameters. ...
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IE6 does not follow 302 redirect - displays 404 instead

One of our clients has reported that they are experiencing 404 (file not found) errors when attempting to navigate a website that we support. The behaviour only appears to affect her - other users on ...
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Long wait before receiving data from IIS

We're running a somewhat large site and have recently started have performance issues. If I open FireBug in FireFox and loads up a page, it'll sometimes wait for 6-7 seconds, before receiving the ...
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IIS 7.5 + Windows Server 2008 R2 + ASP.NET 4.0 HTTP 500 Error?

I'm having an issue I cannot track down and I have looked through the forums and not found anything that sheds any light. I have a fresh install of a Server 2008 R2 Web that I am trying to load an ...
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Windows Server 2003 with Apache and IIS causing random faulting and performance issues with Apache?

I'm trying to fix a problem on a Windows Server 2003 SE install which is running IIS6 and Apache webserver (with PHP and MySQL). IIS sites are bound to one IP, Apache to the other. Everything seemed ...
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Using both IIS6 and IIS7 with the same SQL State Server

We are trying to use new IIS7 (32bit, Classic Mode) webs in addition to our IIS6 webs with one SQL State Server for ASP.NET Session Handling. Unfortunately the number of transactions per seconds in ...
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Website(s) transferred to new machine: problems with application root (IIS7)

I've just transferred the websites on my old development machine to my new one using the Web Deployment Tool (which did Ok but didn't work perfectly). I'm starting work on one of the web application ...
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IIS reverse proxy problem

We have a java application ( Atlassian Bamboo) running on port 8085 on Windows 2003. It is accessile as http: //bamboo:8085. I am trying to setup reverse proxy for IIS6 using IIRF ISAPI filter so ...
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IIS 8 Win 2012 R2 - Rewrite redirect not working, page not found, address not changing

I have an MVC4 app and trying to rediret pages so that both http://example.com/about and https://example.com/about direct to https://example.com/about (where about could be any other page also). I ...
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Do not sync serverAutoStart attribute on sites with web-deploy

I have a server farm where some machines are "pooled" resources, meaning that they have several sites deployed, but only one is active at a time. These machines are synced via web deploy using the ...
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Unable to access intranet web site from client machine

I have installed windows 2008 r2 server on a machine with 2 network cards. I am able to access internet from this server. I have installed mysql and mssql 2008 on this machine. I can access both the ...
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php-cgi.exe on IIS crashes when server idles

php-cgi.exe on IIS crashes when server idles. There are no application or php error logs. There are no HTTP request when the process crashes. The process is crashing about 5 times a day. There is no ...
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windows single sign on tomcat through IIS Url rewrite

I'm facing a difficult setup where I have to configure single sign on, based on the logged in used on my tomcat application. I already took some steps which allow me to login via single sign on ...
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RemoteApps missing on IIS sites

I accidentally deleted RDWeb on Sites under IIS, Screenshot attached. Any suggestions on how to bring it back?
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iis reverse proxy and POST response limits

I have a web app running on a server, IIS is configured to serve as a reverse proxy for the app server which is running on port 8080 (tomcat). When I run the app in the browser on my computer, the ...
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IIS 8 Duplicate Website

I'm coming from IIS 6 to a new server running IIS 8. I have lots of websites which all run a shared virtual directory for their back end. When a new customer comes online I need to create a new ...
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IIS SMTP SmartHost configuration failing to send for a specific domain recipient

I have an web application sending email (pickup folder) using the local IIS6.0 SMTP server. It is configured to send email via Rackspace as a SmartHost. We have a problem sending emails to a ...
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IIS not logging On Demand App pool recycling

I am unable to get IIS to log on demand app pool recycling. I've followed the directions in this TechNet article: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753412%28v=ws.10%29.aspx I see entries ...
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Background intelligent transfer with IIS server

I need help with setting my IIS server for BITS upload. i want to upload and download files from the virtual directory i have assigned to one of my websites. but i m not able to upload and download ...
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Rewriting a file location with web.config wildcard

A sample location of a file is: /sites/default/files/reports/2010_Audit_Summary_Report.pdf I want to be able to access this same .PDF but with a path of: /reports/2010_Audit_Summary_Report.pdf I ...
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Setting up SPN for SSRS in a CRM load balance environment

I'm getting this exception randomly in a CRM load balance LIVE environment when running Reports from CRM. System.ServiceModel.Security.SecurityNegotiationException: A call to SSPI failed, see inner ...
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Is there way to find which process is binding to a server's HTTP url?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with many processes running on it. Some of the processes are written in .NET and are using WCF to bind to various HTTP endpoints. Is there some tool (command-line ...
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Azure VM belonging to multiple cloud services

I am brand new to Azure and still trying to figure everything out so please excuse my ignorance. I'm trying to take one VM running IIS and to host multiple websites on it, each with a different SSL ...
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IIS Web Config & PHP - 2 level url rewrite

Currently in my website, below code is working fine and redirecting rewrite URL www.example.com/ShopName1 to www.sitename.com/user/shop.php?sid=ShopName1 The rewrite configuration <rewrite> ...
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Having problems running MVC app in sub folder

I have an ASP.NET website and I would like to install an MVC web app in a sub folder. So far nothing I have tried works. I have tried: Adding app as an virtual directory - Generates 403.14 error ...
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Password access for my website IIS 6.2

I'd like to protect my website with a password under IIS 6.2 I tried to create a user under myWebsite>Authentification>anonymous>specific user, but when i enter the password it says invalid password ...
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Minor CSS rendering difference on server vs Local

I have this annoying CSS rendering issue and I am not sure what is causing it. On my local copy everything looks that way I want it. When I deploy it to an IIS server there is one (very) minor ...
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First steps in distributed cache and application

Background: We provide a client with a single server to which we provide a data dashboard site (ASP.NET/IIS7) feeding multiple MSSQL databases (OS: Windows Server 2012 / SQL: MSSQL 2008R2). One of the ...
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Include x-amz-storage-class Header When Calling Amazon S3 from Web.config

Any time my web app calls Amazon S3, it would be nice to conditionally include the following header. I am using a custom domain mapped to an S3 bucket. key: x-amz-storage-class value: ...
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serving index.html file on all incoming http requests

I have deployed a backbone.js application on azure platform. For some reason, I want that all the requests should get served with index.html. We use mod_rewrite in APACHE but I am completely clueless ...
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How do IIS Worker Process Threads work in a mixed Classic ASP/.NET environment?

I'm trying to track down an issue with our website slowing down at random times during the day. Server CPU and Memory are low (~20%), but Threads seem to get maxed out -- and requests start queuing ...
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file_get_contents extremely slow when executing on IIS 7

I just installed IIS with PHP on my Windows Server 2008 R2, and I've noticed when using PHP's file_get_contents() function, it loads extremely slow (7+ seconds). echo ...
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IIS Threads Per Processor Max

We have IIS 7 running a classic ASP app. We noticed that while the CPU stays low, the ASP Request Queue can sometimes get high, causing slow response times. After some research it seems changing the ...
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IIS7 not .html or .js files but serves .aspx

I'm trying to implement authentication into my website. I have managed to be correctly redirected to a login page when I try to access the secured website and I can login. However, the problem is that ...
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How to get 2 ssl certs on alias of subdomain

had a quick look through can't find this actual situation, so appreciate any help. We have a domain hosted on a plesk server with a subdomain, Lets call it Domain.com and subdomain.domain.com An ...
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outbound rule IIS Application Request Routing and URL Rewrite to properly replicate Apache ProxyPass ProxyPassReverse?

EDIT: See end of post on that a ReverseProxy Outbound rule is needed. With Apache ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse one can add the following to the Apache config of serverA: ProxyPass /foo ...
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IIS 8.5 web site shows error 404 when browsing from remote computers

I have a website in my C:\AppName\Web folder, and I have added it into IIS as a web application called MyApp. This site loads fine when I browse from localhost. However, when I try to browse it from ...