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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Wait Time (TTFB) Difference Between Apache and IIS 8.5 [duplicate]

I have a system which runs on PHP and MySQL. I know that there is a performance difference between WinServer 2012R2 IIS8.5 vs Centos 6.5 LAMP when using PHP&MySQL based structures. But the ...
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Forward DNS Record to an IP:Port [duplicate]

I have a server, let's say IP address of: 4.2.2.2. on 4.2.2.2:5000, I have a website called Gamers. I got a free domain at Gamers.tk. on 4.2.2.2:6000, I have a website called Sports. Domain ...
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Deployed Application runs on localhost but fails with a HostName/IP

I have deployed an ASP.NET (Webforms-C#) Application on IIS 8.5 (Windows Server 2012 R2). When I bind it to 80 port, it works fine as '\localhost\' but when I assign a HostName or IP address, I can no ...
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Windows Authentication working on localhost but not on other site on IIS

I'm trying to set up a simple html/css/js only site on my local IIS that uses Windows Authentication. So far I just a have a c://mysite/index.html file When I point the default IIS website (i.e ...
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How To …IIS, Reverse Proxy, URL Masking, Outbound .?

Here is the background On our website there is a a search function which communicates with Google Search Appliance (GSA). When the user lick on search it sends the request to ...
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How to use AppCmd on Windows Server for IIS with a site

I came across this ServerFault Article entitled show PHP error message on IIS 7, which was expanded a bit by Anton Staykov. I also searched a couple of other articles, such as this one by Microsoft. ...
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What exactly is IIS (Internet Information Services)

I've read the following about IIS: The servers configured with application role support web servers trough IIS Services. I also know that IIS hosts internal and external websites and also ...
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Sending email from PHP through exchange [closed]

I figured serverfault might be a better fit for this question. I'm trying to send emails with PHP mail() function. PHP returns no errors and says the email has been accepted whether it sends or not. ...
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IIS failing to serve MP4 other than to a desktop browser

I'm using the HTML5 video tag as follows: <html> <body> <video> <source src="https://192.168.0.101/bunny.mp4" type='video/mp4' /> ...
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How to Change HTTP Port in Win Server 2008

I have installed Websphere application server which is using port 80 on my system. I also neeeded SMTP , so installed IIS on WIN2008 Server . But getting following error: The World Wide Web ...
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Powershell IIS plugin - cmdlets not working

I'm pretty much a novice at Powershell so bear with my noobness. I'm specifically trying to run the "Get-WebBinding" cmdlet (which I have successfully run on some of my other servers) Windows Server ...
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Set IIS to Require SSL + Require Client Certificate on requests from localhost?

So, This is my scenario: I have a WCF service application which is invoked by the cruel and mean outside world, and it is hosted in IIS to REQUIRE both SSL and client certificate. I.e. no ...
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HTTP error 403.4 SSL required, although I do not have SSL enabled

I have a SBS 2008. I am trying to enable the existing default DeltaDRL location #2 as shown in the CA-PKI-SnapIn. The error message is: download not possible. The location is ...
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Allowing IUSR to access a page anonymously windows server 2000

I am migrating a web app from a windows 2000 server to a windows 2008 server. In several places, the app is trying to convert a webpage to a PDF. To do this, it has the server access a url and convert ...
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Simulate load balancing on localhost using IIS and Application Request Routing

I want to simulate website load balancing on my development machine using IIS and Application Request Routing. I was able to "load balance" between two external sites, but trying to do the same with ...
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How can I call one web service, but not another, in the same folder?

I have two web services, of old school, asmx. Both is in the same sub folder, which have anonymous authentication, in a MVC web application that have windows authentication. When I browse one of them ...
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How do I configure Azure Active Directory to provide Windows Authentication in multi-tenant IIS ASP.NET web apps?

I have been doing some tests with Azure Active Directory trial license in my data center. Our company has our own hosting services and physical hardware, and for now we would like to keep it that way ...
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Optimum IIS configuration for SSL redirect with multiple certificates installed

I have an IIS7/WinServer2008 configuration with a wildcard SSL certificate installed (*.mydomain.com). The web server holds several websites each configured to route via a host header off the same IP ...
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Is websocket reverse proxy possible with IIS 8.5 & URL rewrite 2.0?

I installed Tomcat as a java app server behind IIS. Using the following rules I can rewrite static pages just fine, but alas, websocket connections are never established: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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How to setup IIS 8.5 FTP server to only listen to one IP address?

All the FTP sites I defined in IIS are bound to 192.16.9.3:21 & 192.16.9.3:990, yet when I do a netstat the following is what I get: C:\>netstat -a -n -o Active Connections Proto Local ...
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Virtual directory in IIS that points to different server is returning 401

I'm trying to set up a virtual directory through IIS on our intranet server, intranetnew. This virtual directory points to our file server, file01. I want this to use windows authentication if ...
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IIS Connection_Dropped when Transfer Encoding is chunked

we have an IIS Server and in the back we run a Node.js/Express Webapp. We use the iis_node module for this. So far it works great but we have a mp4 stream and that does not work when we have transfer ...
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IIS | Block execution of files in directory

I am dealing with user uploads via a PHP application. I want to secure the server so no exploits are available to the user, such as uploading a php shell and executing it. I have set it so all ...
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TCP forwarding IIS

i have a server, let's call it: GATEWAY-SERVER (GS). On GS i installed a custom build TCP proxy/forwarder. This tool accepts connection TCP level and formulates a new request towards a TARGETSERVER ...
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Rewrite URL to so subfolder points to root in IIS

I have a website which when publish has a URL like: sub.website(dotcom)/sub/Default.aspx Is it possible to change it see when the user navigates to sub.website(dotcom)/ it loads the ...
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IIS minimizing processes count

Warning: I am almost a complete newbie to server management, I have been running my own web servers for years but only at a very basic level. With that said, I am now on a VPS host which enforces a ...
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AVG Antivirus causes slow PHP response time

My PHP website has suffered from really slow response times, and after a long research I finally found out the culprit is AVG Antivirus installed on the web server. The website is running on IIS 7.5 ...
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IIS Remote Errors to Specific Hosts

One of the IIS configuration options is how much error detail goes to the client's browser. It is clear why one would want their own development servers and not pass detail error messages to the ...
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IIS two layer authentication for BETA webapp

I have an ASP.NET MVC webapp that has a public area and a member area with login using cookie + oauth, nothing fancy is just a regular webapp. I want to publish a BETA version for testing but I don't ...
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.NET 4.0 applications suddenly stop working with TNS error (IIS 7.5, Oracle 11.2.0 client)

I support an IIS 7.5 web server and I've been having a bit of trouble with my app pools. What I am seeing is every so often, the applications using connections to Oracle databases will stop working ...
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Where to find Outlook Web Access (OWA)/Exchange Webmail?

We're using Windows Server 2012 R2 64 bit and Exchange Server 2010, and I'm the administrator, but we had a contractor set up the server, so I'm not sure what some of our settings are. Now I'm trying ...
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External clients get a certificate mismatch - but internal clients do not

I have a scenario where external clients are receiving a certificate that is different than the one that is bound to the IIS site. This is Win2008R2 / IIS, in the following configuration: ...
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Changing 'Connect As' user and password for IIS Site

I'm trying to connect the 'Connect As' username for the physical path on our IIS 7.5 web site, that's found in the Sites -> Default Web Site -> Basic Settings -> Connect As UI windows. I need to do it ...
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IIS - 1 website, multple domains, wildcard ssl or another method?

First of all I am a bit of a beginner but I am hopefully using the right terminology below. A lot of this will be guess work. We use a CMS which has a master portal (with many sub-portals) which is ...
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Unable to connect to SQL Server on live server

I have a copy of my client's database and website on my computer. There's also a matching copy of both online where my client's customers will use the website. When I test my local copy of the ...
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IIS 7, LogStash and flushing IIS logs

I'm using LogStash to import IIS logs into ElasticSearch. It's done by pointing the LogStash to the folder with IIS logs which contains several log files each per day. Currently I don't use the ...
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Loggin request execution time along with requested URL

I'm running a ASP.NET WEBFORMS application on a windows 2012 Server. I need to be able to calculate average execution times for each page in my application. I know the IIS logs have a time-taken ...
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How to Upgrade to PHP 5.5 on Windows Server 2008

What is the proper way to upgrade from PHP Version 5.4.32 to PHP Version 5.5.22 on Windows? All that I can find is how to to install. PHP is already running on Windows Server 2008 R2 64 bit alongside ...
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CPU at 50%, Yet IIS/ASP.net Requests still being queued

We have a (VMWare) VM, which when load testing, appears to start queueing requests at 120 users. The CPU doesn't appear to hit over 70%, so I'm struggling to see why it would be failing to process ...
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Microsoft Application Request Routing (ARR) routing condition from HTTP body

I want to build the following system, but want to route depending of the HTTP body, in my case SOAP messages. Is that possible and how? These are the available HTTP headers and server variables, ...
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Fixing the IIS tilde vulnerability

One of our IIS servers (IIS 7.5, Server 2008 R2) is apparently "vulnerable" to the tilde Short Filename disclosure issue. However, I'm having a hard time actually fixing the issue. So far, I've ...
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IIS 8 and MSMQ over HTTP without WCF

I am trying to config a new Server 2012 R2 server running IIS 8 and MSMQ. I have create a private queue and trying to send it messages over HTTP from a server in another domain. I have granted the ...
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Multiple Computers Running IIS with a Singular Public IP how to handle incoming communications?

At our company, we have three separate servers that house IIS currently. Each of these three servers have the same public IP address and essentially reside on the same network under different subnets. ...
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What is throttling max concurrent connections? IIS? Windows Server?

I have an asp.net app deployed on IIS, and have recently upgraded CPU and memory to double what it was in hopes that more concurrent users would be supported. Still though in my load test it seems ...
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Using IIS' “http redirect” feature, allow non-trailing slash for sub-folders

The dialog looks like this: Let's for argument's sake say that it says "https://cms.example.com/example". The idea is that accessing "http://cms.example.com/" or "https://cms.example.com" should ...
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Web.Config size limit for Azure Websites

I have an ASP.NET web application which I am migrating to Microsoft Azure. For various reasons, our web config file has grown to be rather large. On our "on site" instance, we have solved this by ...
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IIS 8.5 cold start

I have a small ASP.NET MVC 5 web application hosted on VDS. VDS has following config: 2.6 Gz CPU, 1 Gb RAM, 20 GB SSD, Windows Server 2012 R2, IIS 8.5. There are maximum 5 concurrent users who can ...
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applicationhost history with shares configs

We currently have an IIS setup that uses one applicationhost.config for two servers, this works fine and changes are shared without a problem. The only problem we have is that the #:\inetpub\history\ ...
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IIS web farm framework Load balancing vs classic load balancing

As asked here, I'm currently having a look at the IIS Web Farm Framework, but i'm concerned about performance. Is there an important difference between a classic Load Balancer, and the WFF load ...
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Issue with creating an SSL certificate

I am having the following issue: There is a Terminal Server name TERM-SRV.example.com running Windows Server 2012 that hosts a site "https://example.com/RDWeb". There was a certificate that recently ...