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How to deal with certain characters in IIS URL Rewrite

I had a question on how to rewrite a url and had a great answer on the site, and it worked, but there is some characters that I can't find how to encode and iis doesn't like at all The original ...
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IIS 7.5 and ARR - Server.MapPath showing path on ARR Server not Content Server

I am currently building a Web Farm using ARR and the Web Farm Framework. We have two ARR servers that are part of their own NLB cluster with the Web Farm containing two identical content servers. ...
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Why are 301 redirects intermittently slow or time out in IIS 6?

I'm no IIS wiz, but I can provide any additional info that might be helpful. My site uses a 301 redirect to send requests for mysite.com to www.mysite.com. They are two separate sites in IIS. Most of ...
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W3SVC keeps crashing

We have a workstation (Windows Server 2008 R2 64 bit,IIS 7.5),and a web project deployed running in the same machine.Recently we received error that users cannot access web pages.Since then,we have ...
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Deploying reports to report server

I posted this question on stackoverflow, but I think it would be better here. I configured SSRS 2008 on a remote server running under Network Service. I can access the report manager from my local ...
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set iis web farm with WFF and ARR

I use iis7 , wff, arr to setup a web farm. On one web farm controller, the "ready for load balancing" of every content server turn yes almost immediately. I use another machine to be the web farm ...
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Remote access to IIS 5.1 via NTLM

I'm trying to configure remote access to IIS 5.1 web server on a virtual xp machine. The web server is used to expose a ASP.NET web service. I want to access the web service using Java client by ...
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IIS 7.5: How do I compare the configuration of two “applications”?

On my Windows 7 dev machine, I have two applications configured on IIS 7.5: Both have the same web.config, but one of them works and the other doesn't (no HTTP reply, browser keeps waiting forever). ...
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Is it possible to detect IIS kernel mode caching from the client?

My company has software that has a critical bug associated with kernel mode caching. We have distributed a fix, but we want to be aware of who has not applied the fix. I would like to know if it is ...
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IIS7.5 PHP not logging errors in subdirectories

I'm working with win7, IIS7.5, php 5.2.17 now, and I have a problem with the php error logging: Error logging works well as long as the entry point (called php file) is not in a subdirectory of the ...
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Windows 2008 R2 IIS FTP 7.5: Explicitly allow file access

I'm using IIS7 with FTP 7.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2 and wondering if I could explicitly allow access to some files (for example only file X in dirA and *.txt in dirB) and deny read,write,list etc. ...
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Mobile Device Emulator Access IIS Website

I'm working on setting up a mobile version of a website, which I have running locally in IIS as a new website, so I can access it from my browser at http://{website_name}/ I want to be able to test ...
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Bad request 400 Error when using parent cache node

I'm trying to design a load balancing system with a parent cache. I have 2 Child Cache servers with ARR and Network load balancing features installed. (vServer2008-1: 10.7.10.90, ...
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making windows authentication work on apache

My client was on IIS till now and they were using windows based authentication that was supported till date. So i suggested Apache over IIS . Site works well. But the main issue for me how to get the ...
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IIS 6.0 and Virtual SMTP relay ~ some messages are bouncing

I will give a quick overview and then the details. I have a Exchange 2003 environment that I have been asked to slap on a disclaimer on all outgoing mail. So I have setup a Windows 2003 server and ...
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IIS: removing the Server HTTP header without URLScan

(Windows 2003 R2, IIS 6) Is there anyway to disable the "Server: Microsoft-IIS/6.0" HTTP header that doesn't involve installation or URLScan? Our initial testing showed some problems with URLScan ...
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How do I setup URL Rewrite's with SharePoint 2010 correctly?

My current setup looks like this: Internet -> IIS Web Server (IIS1) -> domain1.com -> stuff.domain1.com -> morestuff.domain1.com ...
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IIS ASPX 404 Errors on Windows Server 2008

IIS has been giving HTTP 404 errors for ASPX files. I've got the proper handlers registered with ISAPI, but the other article here suggested running the command: aspnet_regiis -i That didn't work ...
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IIS7: Removing Virtual Directory Leaves Child Applications?

I'm not sure if this is expected behavior from IIS or not. I have a setup where I have a Virtual Directory with an Application underneath it. This gets created automatically by opening a solution in ...
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What to check for IIS Performance Monitoring

I'm trying to discover why an internet server is running on the slow side. One thing that the site does is to use an external data source, and we know those queries are slow, but these long queries ...
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IIS windows integrated Auth

I have a one way trust with a foreign domain, they access my web application hosted in IIS using windows integrated auth.. problem i am seeing for every new request iis does the auth agains the DC ...
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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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What is ClixSmart+ServiceMonitor from my IIS log?

Our IIS6 log (W3SVC1) is showing entries with suffix ClixSmart+ServiceMonitor 200 0 0. There are over 10 of them per second and it lasts about 20 seconds when happened. Is our server being hacked? ...
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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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How does HTTP OPTIONS method determine allowed methods in IIS 8.5?

I'm looking to remove the TRACE method from my web site in IIS 8.5 (Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter). I have implemented this using request filtering as below: <system.webServer> ...
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PHP on Windows - ps_files_cleanup_dir error

I am occasionally getting the following error when loading a PHP page: PHP Notice: session_start(): ps_files_cleanup_dir: opendir(C:\Windows\TEMP) failed: No error (0) in C:\server\default.php on ...
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Cannot seem to change IIS log settings

IIS 7.0 on Windows Server 2008 R2 I have discovered that IIS is no longer logging. So to try and isolate the issue I wanted to change some of the logging settings. However both at host and site ...
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Apache Mod_Include - File to Virtual Override

Just wondering if this is possible. Basically at work everything is a Windows environment and so using IIS for the local servers. We have to use the following: instead of include virtual due to us ...
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Restrict IIS internet printing to “Connect only”

I want to create a print "selfservice" for our company. I think the easiest way would be if the colleagues could just click on a link to connect the printer. What I found is the internet printing ...
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Kerberos constrained delegation

There is a small problem with the setting Kerberos constrained delegation in Active Directory. The scheme works as follows: 1. Client workstation. 2. Web server with Windows 2008 Ent installed IIS ...
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Trying to configure server farm and website in IIS

I need to setup IIS to redirect requests to a local team city installation and serve normal websites. I did this by following a blog post on setting up a server farm and to redirect the request. ...