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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Notifying a windows service when there is a change in “web.config” or “applicationHost.config”

I am trying to optimize the no. of file reads made to "web.config" or "applicationHost.config" by my service. I'm planning to do it by reading the requested configuration into the memory if the same ...
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How to modify querystring using URL rewriting?

I am having very less knowledge in URL rewriting, So not sure weather this can be done or not using URL rewrite? I have a URL like ...
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How to resolve security warning concerning WebAdministrationProvider?

I have a new Windows Server 2012 install, and have just installed IIS. I see the following warning in the Application Log: A provider, WebAdministrationProvider, has been registered in the ...
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Page can't be displayed with IIS and SSL

I have a single site hosted in IIS 8. I have two site bindings. One is for HTTP, the other is for HTTPS. HTTP is on port 80 with All Unassigned addresses, I left host name blank. HTTPS is on port 443 ...
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IIS server, using browser I get 200 response - curl I get 302 response

When I use a browser (chromium or firefox) when accessing a page I get the expected results - 200 responses and it displays the information I was expecting. When I use curl, I get a 302 response: $ ...
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Restrict access to a subdomain with web.config on IIS7?

I need to password protect a "dev" subdomain on a server with the web.config file on IIS7. I don't have access to anything besides the files and web.config, so I can't install modules or anything else ...
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NodeJS scripts only work if run from Node.exe and not from iisnode

Running NodeJS scripts from IIS using iisnode cause path and 404 issues, scripts try to search files in places they aren't while when running them from Node command line directly they work perfectly. ...
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Is basic authentication secure when it goes though my reverse proxy on SSL?

Hoping someone can let me know if im on the right track. I use IIS on my file server within my network. I have an apache2 server which takes all HTTP and HTTPS requests and by way of reverse proxy ...
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Display a “Splash Screen” in IIS while server is starting application

Our web app has got pretty hefty, and takes a long time to launch on first load. The end-user sees 15-20 seconds of spinning progress bars until the login page. Once the first user has loaded, it's ...
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Inconsistent IIS access across subnets/sites

Good morning everyone. I have a strange IIS issue I could use some assistance with. Site setup: 2 * Exchange 2010 CAS servers running in a CAS array with WNLB on subnet A 2 * Exchange 2010 CAS ...
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How can I configure my ASP.NET application to be navigable by IP address instead of URL?

I thought that IP address would always work for navigation to a Web site with a browser. I have rather recently asked this same question where the answer actually worked. See here Can I browse to my ...
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How can I temporarily disable a backend server in IIS ARR?

I'm using IIS ARR to balance load between multiple backend servers. How can I temporarily remove a server for maintenance, so that it will stop getting requests?
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Using virtual smart card for server-side keys?

Does anybody know if it's possible to store private keys, belonging to service account or computer account, on Windows 8 VSC (virtual smart card)? As far as I understand, requirement for 8-symbols ...
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ASP.Net Developer

We’ve created a web service using C# .Net, Framework 2.0, and are hosting it on a Windows 2008 R2 box using IIS 7.5. The site on which the web service resides is an extranet site using SSL. The SSL ...
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Configure URL redirection in IIS 7

I am brand new to IIS, so I apologize if this is a simple request. I have an application set up at http://servername/longlocationhere. The application unfortunately uses hardcoded links in its code, ...
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Performance Monitor for ASP.Net applications

I have an IIS hosted ASP.Net site which is experiencing timeouts. I would like to be able to monitor it from every angle but I'm not sure where to start with configuring PerfMon counters. Does anyone ...
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Why does PHP fail to open files (permission denied) under IIS with integrated Windows authentication?

I have a PHP script running under IIS for our intranet that is trying to open a file on another machine via a UNC path. I've enabled integrated Windows authentication so the $SERVER['AUTH_USER'] ...
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What happened to the ASP.NET account in Windows Server 2012 R2 and IIS 8.5?

I'm making my first foray into setting up an ASP.NET MVC 3 application on IIS 8.5 and Windows Server 2012 R2. This application uses Active Directory & Windows authentication for permission ...
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IIS access control by IP address for specific files and folders

I am pretty new to IIS and I want to secure access to a management console of a web app. By design of application there's a virtual directory that's intended for public access, but at the same time ...
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IIS DefaultAppPool hangs when other sites are exercised

I am very new to Windows Server, so sorry for dummy questions. I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. There are few AppPools. The problem is, that DefaultAppPool stops responding after 40 users ...
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Configure IIS to rewrite all urls except HTTP POST uploads (formdata)?

Is it possible to have urlrewrite module rule in IIS to rewrite a request as long as it is NOT an HTTP POST upload (with formdata)? I believe post uploads have the content-type multipart/form-data, ...
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Can't get access to my IIS Server?

Before I could get access to my IIS Server using its static private IP address (on the Windows Server 2012 itself), but now I can only access the IIS Server web page using its localhost and 127.0.0.1 ...
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Enable Image Uploads on IIS

I'm trying to configure a single directory on my IIS server to allow image uploads. I can't seem to get the config file right. I've got a directory on the server called userfiles, within this users ...
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Need advice on IIS (7.5/8) for web service for querying AD

In order to standardize how our internal web application talk to AD, we are creating a web service that applications can call. Our AD requires user authentication to query, so this also prevents ...
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Can't match up timeout of session and forms authentication in IIS 6

I've got a site running on IIS6. The session timeout in web.config is set to 720. The forms authentication timeout in web.config is set to 720. I'm using SQL Server session state. Despite this, I ...
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Website is not accessible from server which is using proxy

I hosted a website in a win 2008 R2 server which runs in private domain. I set up bindings for port 80 and 443 for http & https respectively. Created inbound rule for port 80 and 443 also in ...
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How to make Nginx redirect without adding a tail string to redirected server

I have an Nginx that redirects to several different web servers based on URL path after host. My Nginx host is nginx.main.com current redirect rules are # Redirects for Math location ~ ...
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Overridden ASPNet.config does not apply for legacyImpersonationPolicy

I tried to override the <legacyImpersonationPolicy> Element, so a single application, will enable this policy (which is necessary, since this application breaks if disabled). So my ...
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Load Balancer Emitting Wrong Time in Http Header

Our intranet web app is behaving very strangely. Very often posting back (asp.net) to save form input end in no-action. After a month or so of on-and-off troubleshooting, I finally got around to ...
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IIS: DNS Server Spoofed Request Amplification DDoS

We are running an IIS server with DNS and a site owner asked us to run a specific security scan. Our site passed but we were warned with this and I'd like to clean it up and I'm a little unfamiliar ...
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IIS WebLimits not being respected

So I've configured IIS8.5 on Win 8.1, like so: appcmd.exe set config -section:system.applicationHost/webLimits /connectionTimeout:"00:00:03" /commit:apphost I've verified that the setting appears ...
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IIS 8.5 Manager: Application Pools and Sites nodes missing

I've encountered a weird problem that I haven't been able to solve and haven't found any information on: the Application Pools and Sites nodes in the IIS Manager of our IIS 8.5 went missing! This ...
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Setting Permissions in Windows Azure Website

Windows Azure has its own set of permissions. How can I change it? Because I'm using a php website, and I want to delete a file from the folder deployed in my website directory, but I got permission ...
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Web deploy (msdeploy), syncing everything but sites and pools (but include siteDefaults)

Today I do the following to sync two webservers but skip all site configuration: msdeploy -verb:sync -source:webServer -dest:webServer,computerName=web25:8080 ...
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primary and secondary intemediate certificate Configuration in Apache

We are using Apache 2.2.27 and windows 2008 Standard server. It is a production web server. We had configured ssl earlier but now we have to renew the certificates. We got three certificates ...
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IIS8: Where is the management to set read/write on directory?

This area let's me allow http PUT verb, and if the IIS user for this site has write access to the dir, to write a file. Where is the equivalent for iis 8?
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How to get a list of all folders that have write permission for IUSR account?

I need to find a way to get a list of all folders and files inside of a master folder that have write permissions set for the IUSR account in IIS8 on Windows Server 2012. I did a google search and ...
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if I name an image with a %2F, I cannot access it and when navigating to it, I get a 404

For some reason when I name an image with a %2F, it does not allow me to access it from the website, and when navigating directly. I get a 404 error. Is there any way around this? (My current setup ...
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Windows 2008 RC2 IIS6 SMTP Virtual Servers - Limited to 4

In line with this post: http://www.hugheserblog.com/2012/05/22/error-creating-iis-smtp-virtual-servers/ I am receiving the same issues: When we tried to add more than 4 IIS SMTP virtual servers, ...
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IIS web.config Old URL to New URL redirects

I'm new to redirects and having a hard time getting these to work, I have about 1400 URL's from an old site that need to redirect to a new site, same domain name, but different folders and domain ...
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How do I remove a segment without affecting another

Looking for help creating an IIS rewrite rule. We have a distributable product that is installed in an unknown base url We want to block /app and do so using: <remove segment="app"/> ...
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iis [5/26/2014 2:00:00 am] first chance exception - 0xe0434352 caused by thread with system id: 1476

We are trying to isolate why one of our IIS processes keeps hanging, so I checked out the w3wp log and found that for a 24 hour period, it has approx 5 million lines. The vast majority being ...
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PHP 5.3.x on Win2012/IIS8/x64: installation steps are?

I have set up php on IIS 6.x a number of times. In that context, I have to change IIS itself to run as x86, and I can manually add php as a cgi extension. The app I am using supports php 5.3 as the ...
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App Pool doesn't respect memory limits

I am dealing with a legacy .NET app that has a memory leak. In order to try and mitigate a run away memory situation, I've set the app pool memory limits from anywhere between 500KB to 500000KB ...
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Configure ISAPI redirector: worker propreties for IIS and Liferay

I Asked this question on stackOverflow, i didn't get any answers sorry if the questions is somehow duplicated, any way : we have fronted Liferay tomcat server with IIS , and we used ISAPI tomcat ...
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IIS Reverse Proxy on Subdirectory Breaks Root Directory

I am running a HTML, single-page application on IIS 7.5. I am trying to set up a reverse proxy in a subdirectory so that i can make same-domain requests to my API. So i want my site to behave like ...
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IIS allowing connections without a host name

I have a windows 2008 server running IIS. It has binding to and ip and a hostname and when I go to my hostname my site comes up. My issue is that when I go to my IP I get a 404. I know how to bind ...
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Jetty and IIS on same server, different IPs

I have Windows Server 2012 R2, fresh install and I am running there IIS for .NET applications, now for many different reasons I want to run Jetty on a same server. IIS is setup to listen only on (for ...
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IIS returns a blank page

I am trying to set up a IIS(7) for some of my websites. If I add them and then want to browse the I get a blank page with http://localhost:234/ (234 is port). I have tried the following. 1) Check the ...
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Windows SSO-Login only working once in Internet Explorer 11

We're about to migrate our users from Internet Explorer 8 to version 11. While testing the IIS-Windows-Authentication, I noticed that it does work, but it will only work once. I can press the ...