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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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Confused about SharePoint Alternate Access Mappings (AAMs)

We have a SharePoint farm, with a single Site Collection, where the users connect using the non-FQDN hostnames for the servers (let's call 'em "SERVER1" and "SERVER2") on port 80. No external access, ...
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login with username without computername [windows server 2008]

I have a problem as I want to use a Samba CH3NAS NAS device as storage for my websites in IIS 7.0, Windows Server 2008. They are all ASP.net websites. Surfing to them gives me a 401.2 error -> ...
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Is there Powershell way to re-apply a restored password for the IIS IUSR account?

On one of our IIS web servers the IUSR account suddenly expired or got corrupted, I recovered the password from the IIS metabase (using Cscript adsutil.vbs get w3svc\anonymoususerpass after switching ...
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Strange IIS authorization issue for administrator

I am using VSTS 2008 + C# + .Net 3.5 + IIS 6.0 + Windows Server 2003 Enterprise x64 SP2 + ASP.Net. I am using anynomous authentication + Windows authentication mode in IIS web site, and I map the user ...
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CSS and JS not showing when hosted on IIS

I have HTML 5 web application. I'm hosting it on IIS in Windows Web Server 2008. Problem: IIS only shows the text. Not the CSS and JS. I have tried all things. I have given Full permissions to ...
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Any other option than HTTPS + Basic auth for reverse proxied IIS site that uses double hop authentication to SQL server

We've been struggling for a while to get, what I had assumed would be a relatively common scenario to work and would appreciate any pointers. We have 2 x Windows 2012 Servers running IIS Server SQL ...
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How to get IIS to accept-encoding: gzip(gfe)

Google's PageSpeed Service forwards requests with the accept-encoding header set to gzip(gfe). Unfortunately IIS chokes on this with the following: HTTP/1.1 400 Bad Request Content-Type: text/html; ...
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IIS7.5 URL Rewrite generating error after importing site

I have two Windows 2008 R2 servers with IIS 7.5. One server has a website configured with URL rewrite rules. I copied the site directory to the second server and set up a new site, using this ...
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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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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 / 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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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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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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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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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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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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Server migration with a lot of IIS websites - done with PowerShell

We are migrating our last physical machines to virtual machines. Some servers have a lot of IIS websites running. In the past the IIS migration was done manually, but now I would like to use the ...
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Newly Created IIS AppPool not found

I created a new IIS site in IIS 7.5 (windows server 2008 r2). I created an apppool to go with it. When I try to give permissions to a folder using the identity IIS AppPool\CustomAppPoolName, it can't ...
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IIS/OWA is not handling new SSL Certificate

I recently created a new SSL Certificate and self-signed it via this tutorial. The new certificate showed up in the list of certificates. I then assigned IMAP, POP, SMTP & IIS to the ...
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w3wp.exe crash (rewrite.dll) IIS 7.5

I'm experiencing several crashes in the last days on our production server and I can't figure out how to fix this issue. The server hosts an ecommerce application, written in classic ASP, that runs ...
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The configSource file 'connections.config' is also used in a parent, this is not allowed.

Question: I face the following situation: A ASP.NET .NET 4.0 web-application deployed on machine "vmsomething". The web-application running on IIS 7.5 resides in d:\webs\myapplication on ...
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IIS7.5 Not connecting to MS SQL Server 2008 with PHP5.2.9 via php_mssql driver

Ok this is going to be somewhat involved. I have three servers: First I have a box running Linux with Apache and PHP 5.2.17. We shall call this "LB" for Linux Box. Second I have a Server Running ...
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Handing E-mail Bounce Back in IIS, Setting up SMTP

Our servers send e-mails from @example.com to customers, clients, etc. We use Google Apps for our domain to send and receive additional e-mails from @example.com. Now, we're trying to handle e-mails ...
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How to Measure the Impact of Blocking on IIS Worker Threads

I frequently work as a contract software developer on an existing ASP.NET Web Application. Often, I see code that looks like it should be made asynchronous, so that database or web service operations ...
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Secure multiple site user permissions - Windows Server

I have several WordPress websites on a windows server and one was recently hacked. I'm not sure how the attacker got in yet but there was a php script added to the 404.php page that allowed file ...
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IIS Web deploy error ERROR_INSUFFICIENT_ACCESS_TO_APPHOSTCONFIG

Web set our dev, test, staging and production IIS 7.5 environments up with web deploy (3.5). Our production environment uses shared configuration, which is located on a SAN, and configured in IIS ...
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IIS SMTP deleting messages that failed to send

Windows Server 2008 R2 with IIS 6.0 SMTP I recently ran into a smarthost permission issue where my IIS mail server couldn't forward certain messages to it. Basically, the user authenticated for the ...
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IIS 7.5 freezes after 20 requests to a webservice

I've IIS 7.5 on a Windows Server 2008 R2. This server has Intel Xeon CPU and 4GB of RAM. I'm also developing a website in ASP.NET/C# that make requests to a webservice (that is running on the same ...
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IIS server PHP5.2.17 throws - 500 Internal server error

I'm running PHP5.2.17 on an IIS server windows platform. While I'm generating the Excel report with large data(more than 20000 rows), It throws a message "500-Internal Server Error. There is problem ...
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IIS reverse proxy with caching to same host

I'm trying to get IIS to act as caching reverse proxy, but the cache hit is always 0%. And I really cannot tell why. And the docs always talk of a server farm setup, which is clearly not what I want. ...
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IIS URLRewrite not working to internal server

I have a GET web service running on Apache Tomcat web-server which is running on port 8080. I am trying to create a URL rewrite on IIS which is running on port 80, to map the internal service. Now ...
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IIS rewrite fails to append back-reference

In IIS, I'm trying to redirect a non-existent subdomain to a url, and include the remainder of the url in the redirection. For example: blog.abc.com/blah/blah/blah should go to: ...
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The remote server returned error 403: forbidden

Hi I'm using Windows server 2012 r2. I'm trying to publish webpage on this machine running IIS8. I'm publishing from Visual Studio with built in mechanism. But everytime I get message as above. I'm ...
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Possible web server attack via iPhone?

We are running IIS web server and hosting mobile web site which is targeted to mobile users. 95% of the time the site is accessed via mobile devices, 5% via desktop machines. Now, from time to time we ...
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Non-domain IIS web server cannot access share on domain

We're trying to break the dependency on a domain for our web environment, so I have created a new server (2012) that is not on the domain. One of the sites needs to be hosted on a share that is on ...
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Win2k8S-R2, IIS FTP 7.5 lost ability to receive files in passive mode

I have a Jenkins build environment which, when complete, uploads the result binaries using Ruby to our FTP server for distribution. Between two builds, from the same slave node, of the same binary ...
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Two Way SSL authentication - Generating a certificate request for a web service client

I am in the process of developing a client for a web service that requires Two Way SSL Authentication. My client will be a Windows Service that calls a remote webservice belonging to an external ...
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IIS specialized header vulnerability Ubuntu 13.10

We are trying to run a PCI scan for a client who's sites runs on Ubuntu 13.10 but the scan fails the site on the "IIS specialized header vulnerability". Details provided: IIS 5.0 allows remote ...
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web farm framework IIS7 missing advanced settings

Microsoft Web Farm Framework Version 2 for IIS 7 (x64) I'm running a Windows Server 2008 R2 in German. I've tried to find a Microsoft Web Farm Framework Version 2 for IIS 7 (x64) in German but it ...
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How to find cause of IIS Timer_MinBytesPerSecond error?

I have a ASP.NET 2.0 web application running on IIS 6 on a Win Server 2003 server. A commercial device running the Konqueror browser is communicating with the application and randoming timing out ...