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How do I keep the ssl key for our website confidential?

I want to keep our SSL key for our website confidential. It's stored on 2 USB sticks, one in a safe deposit box and one I keep secure. And then I'm the only one who applies it to the web server so ...
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Multiple domains (with & without www prefix) on same server, running the same code

We've inherited the following website setup: one main website and around 130 secondary websites, which all point to the main website domain (through a CNAME DNS setup); Website is hosted on an IIS 6 ...
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Can I limit IIS to use one rather than two processors

Our ASP.NET app uses a component that is licensed by the number of processor cores. Unfortunately, our customer wants to deploy the app onto a multi-function server (IIS, SQL Server, file server, ...
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IIS Output Caching with ISAPI extension

I have an application running in IIS via an ISAPI extension with outputs JSON files based on the input URL (it works with a RESTful interface - the URLs are of the form ...
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High CPU utilisation w3wp.exe - GC issue?

I've inherited a website that uses a lot of session state. We've recently experienced continuous high CPU ~95-100% for prolonged period of times. When debugging using DebugDiag, it shows that there ...
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How can I use Powershell to add a site to my IIS or IISExpress server

Is it possible to add a site (and bindings) to my applicationHost.config file for IIS Express or IIS ? here's one I had to manually add (which works perfectly) ... <site name="Our Awesome ...
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Allowing a CGI-EXE app to access the registry

I have an exe app that I run on IIS (from C:\inetpub\wwwwroot in DefaultAppPool) and needs to access the registry, but it doesn't work, it seems like it doesn't have permission. What's weird is I ran ...
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Can't use FTP LIST with FTP User Isolation

I have created a user and IIS Manager Users in IIS8. I want to specifically create these users to access (read/write) a directory via FTP, nothing more, nothing less. I've created a new FTP Site with ...
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IIS 7 Redirect from HTTP to HTTPS fail with ampersand in URL

IIS 7 on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 I have added the following rule to my web.config to redirect all incoming request to HTTPS <rule name="HTTP to HTTPS redirect" stopProcessing="true"> ...
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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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ETW provider guid for failed request tracing events

Does anyone know if IIS emits failed request tracing events as ETW events? I would like to listen and consume failed request tracing events emitted in IIS, using an ETW listener. If IIS does this, ...
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Is IIS SFTP natively supported by Windows Server 2012 R2?

Does Windows Server 2012 R2 have native SFTP support? I see a role FTP Server but it doesn't say whether this includes SFTP.
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To serve SSL, does the web server need outbound internet access?

I am having a problem with intermediate certificates, and wonder: Could the problem be (that clients report an intermediate cert is missing), be the result of my web server having zero outbound inet ...
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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 picking up inherited connection strings

So this question is a duplicate of: IIS 7.5 - why my config file is not picked up but there was no answer on there and IIS Connection String not being inherited had an answer but the accepted answer ...
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IIS FTP Publishing with virtual directories not working

I have a website configured with a shared configuration on a network drive that has FTP publishing activated. The site is duplicated with all settings and files to backup host. So both hosts have the ...
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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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send a command via a website to a windows server

Is there an interface or something else which provides a connection between a website and a windows server to send commands via the website to the server and the server itself perfoms it? I want to ...
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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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HTTP Protocol Information Leak [closed]

I have done a test and The result is HTTP Packet Inspection (Low)back Port: http (80/tcp) Summary: This test gives some information about the remote HTTP protocol - the version used, whether HTTP ...
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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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IIS 7.5 FTP with ftps (SSL)

I have an FTP server that uses IIS 7.5, running on a Windows Server 2008 machine. When I try to connect to this server using filezilla with implicit TLS (ftps://), I always recieve this error: GnuTLS ...
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ASP.DLL memory leak (or something) forcing constant restart of w3wp

We've been struggling with this for the past 12 or so months. We think it's due to either one or two apps that are leaking memory or a large amount of leaks that have finally accumulated over years of ...
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IIS Website access by both hostname and IP address?

If I set up a website in IIS with a hostname (local.somewebsite.com) (having added it to HOSTS file) and also specify an IP address (127.0.0.1), the website is accessible by the hostname, but hitting ...
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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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Azure vm keeps stopping itself [closed]

I have an Azure VM (A5), which uses Windows Server 2012 R2. It used to be %100 up, but when I signed for the RemoteApp demo, It started to stop itself like, every 24 hours. I use the server as a web ...
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IIS removed application still remain appearing as folder content view (able to convert to application back again)

*IIS 7.5 *Windows Server 2008 R2 I have a folder physical path which is directed from two applications in IIS. 'Pineapple' and 'PineappleJR'. 'PineappleJR' was deleted, but it remains appearing in the ...
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Replacement for a windows server 2003 web edition [closed]

Currently i have a windows server 2003 web edition which hosts public websites. I would like to replace this server with a new one. While looking for a new OS I noticed windows does no longer offers a ...
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Disabled SSLv3 to combat Poodle now cannot connect to SQL “Connection forcibly closed by remote host”

I have disabled SSL3 on my web server to combat the Poodle Vulnerability and now I am unable to connect to my SQL server using SQL Authentication. I just get "Connection forcibly closed by remote ...
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Can I delete DLL from windows/temp folder

This server is running in production, has IIS and is a utility server OS is 2008 ent. there are 11GB of dll files at 12kb a piece in the Windows/Temp Folder. Is it safe to delete these. Would ...
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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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IIS Failed Request Tracing response time doesn't add up

I'm running IIS 7.5 on windows server 2008R2. I have Failed Request Tracing enabled on my site with a rule that captures a trace when a page takes over 10 seconds to deliver. I have an example of a ...
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Failure in PHP_MINIT_FUNCTION(Wincache) with Wordpress, Microsoft Azure and IIS

I'm starting experience very annoying downtimes with my Wordpress installation hosted in a shared environment in Microsoft Azure PAAS, where PHP is executed under IIS. First of all I tried to ...
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How can I redirect requests for a site in IIS to a different external server?

I am about to move my website away from IIS to a Linux VPS. Part of this involves updating zone records. There will be some time from when I change my zone records to when they are propagated to ...
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How to increase performance on ASP.NET/IIS/SQL website

We have a small internal ASP.NET website running on IIS8 and SQL2014 express. The server is an onsite dedicated server 2012 R2 VM that has both IIS and SQL server on it. The server CPU usage rarely ...
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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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IIS seems to think I have duplicate Custom Headers defined; complains about it

I am a software developer and I debug a website on my local machine in IIS 7.5. Recently I experienced problems with my machine that would not go away, so I backed up, formatted, resintalled Windows ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2, IIS 7.5 and IIS 6 Compatibility

Is is possible to use IIS 6 management console to manage a 2008 R2 IIS ? I found some articles claiming it's possible, and showing how. Like this one for exemple. But after I installed all ...
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Using IIS URL Rewrite to redirect from one sub domain to another

I'm trying to set up IIS to redirect traffic from https://sub.foo.com to https://www.foo.com, but NOT redirecting any traffic to https://sub.foo.com/bar. The regular HTTP redirect module doesn't allow ...
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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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Unable to disable SSL3.0 in IIS

I have tried to disable SSL3.0 on my Windows web server that is running Windows Server 2008R2 with IIS 7.5. I have entered the following registry keys: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 ...
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SSL on IIS8.5 - Working with named URL, but localhost results in ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID

I have IIS8.5 running on Win Server 2K12 R2. I have a valid SSL certificate registered to server's name foo.domain.com: I have configured my website's bindings to use https with this certificate: ...
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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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Why can I access my file share only under one ApplicationPoolIdentity?

I've searched around here and found a couple of things to try but none of the other questions matches exactly what is happening with my IIS and application setup. First, some background. A client of ...