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Multiple VirtualHost Configuration files in Apache2.

I have servers with RHEL-5, Apache-2.2.22, PHP-5.3.25 I know I can configure multiple virtualhost configurations in mutliple file by including these files in httpd.conf. Can Apache support this ...
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IIS blocking out 2 way SSL cert to Weblogic

We have a IIS server accepting requests on a public IP. IIS forwards the requests over to a Weblogic server. However when we have a client who is passing the cert (to make 2 way SSL work), IIS seems ...
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truncating compressed files on some browsers

I am experiencing a weird file truncation issue on downloads from my site. I am using Azure IIAS with two Application Request Routing servers on a load balanced Azure endpoint. Those ARR servers are ...
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how to disable http methods via iis

We have unnecessary http methods enabled on one of our servers, and have been advised to disable any methods we do not require. The problem I have is that I am unsure of how to disable the unused ...
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How to benchmark SSL performance IIS

We are moving from Windows 2003 IIS 6 to Windows 2012 IIS 8. When moving over to the 2012 we have seen a slow down of the website of at least 10 times and sometimes more under load. Initial testing ...
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Does IIS NTLM/Kerberos authentication still work with an offline domain controller?

We have multiple IIS instances spread across remote regional branches. Each IIS instance (v.7.5) is running the same application and authenticates its users with Integrated Authentication (NTLM in the ...
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IIS FTP same user authorized on HOST1, not authorized on HOST2

I recently switched web hosting companies for my website. I have a PHP application that connects to a Windows FTP (IIS 7.5 Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard) that now won't do anything. No passwords or ...
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Temporarily redirect *all* HTTP/HTTPS requests in IIS to a “server maintenance” page

We've got an IIS server that hosts hundreds of separate web apps, and the physical database server that hosts these apps is going to be taken offline for maintenance for a brief period (we expect it ...
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Is it okay to put applications on an Active Directory secondary server? What pitfalls?

I have a fixed number of VMs in my Windows/IIS website setup, which I cannot change in the short term: a web server, which is badly overloaded from a memory and cpu load standpoint (IIS6, Server ...
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IIS App Pools crashing immediately when set to .NET 2.0 & Integrated Pipeline

We've recently started having an issue where all of our app pools set to .NET 2.0 and Integrated mode are crashing immediately upon starting. Nothing makes it to the IIS log, but the HTTPERR log ...
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Webserver Log Files and Server Speed

We have a windows 2008 server with Plesk as the Control panel. We have noticed a site has a 83GB log file as the hosting provider never attended to setting up the log file rotations. We have also ...
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Excluding a folder from deployment and stopping additional file removal

Using Web Deploy on a Windows 2012 Server, if a deployment has a folder full of user generated content I exclude it from publishing in the .pubxml file with: ...
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DllRegisterServer in C:\WINNT\system32\inetsrv\inetmgr.dll failed

Upon opening the Internet Information Services Manager I get the following error "MMC could not create the snap-in" Upon looking around I found that running the following command regsvr32 ...
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Missing “Machine Key” in IIS manager

A number of guides on setting the ASP.NET machineKey via the IIS manager tell me to open up the "Machine Key" section in the Feature View, for example:             My ...
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Why do we get a sudden spike in response times?

We have an API that is implemented using ServiceStack which is hosted in IIS. While performing load testing of the API we discovered that the response times are good but that they deteriorate rapidly ...
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Server redirect

I have asp.net app XYZ which requires SSL. I am supposed to work with IIS that has only one Web Site - DefaultWebSite - containing multiple apps and virtual directories (3rd party). So, my app is ...
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IIS 8 FTP upload 550 error

I have an IIS 8 FTP server on windows server 2012. But whenever I try to upload a larger file, it keeps giving me a "The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process" ...
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MySQL 5.0.88 and ASP.Net error - Reading from the stream has failed

Recently, our Linux server died so we put up a new Linux server with a newer version of MySQL (went from 5.0.6 to 5.0.8). We updated the connection string in our .Net application and installed the ...
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Iis multiple domain binding

I've a server with vshpere running and one vm with Windows 2008 r2. I'm hosting a website on this vm. But I want to try to add another domain. Now I have 3 ip-adresses. 1 for vspehere. 1 for vm. 1 ...
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weird POST request in IIS logs

I noticed weird log entries (unless there's something i don't understand) in my IIS (7.5) logs. it's an online dictionary with requests ( user friendly url rewriting ) and most of them are GET. ...
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Editing/Setting Mime Types with Powershell?

So I was wondering if there is a specific way to change/edit a mime type in IIS 7.5 using powershell? So far I have come across solutions to add mimetypes such as: ...
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Configuring external SMTP server on Azure VM - messages staying in queue

I have an external SMTP provider: auth.smtp.1and1.co.uk I am trying to send SQL Server Reporting Services emails via this on an Windows 2012 Azure VM. It is configured sufficiently correctly for ...
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Microsoft Expression Web fails to publish - “The folder $FOLDER is contained by a server-based site.”

Some of our developers use Microsoft Expression Web to author their ASP and ASP.NET web applications. Our web servers are all built on Windows Server 2008 R2 and IIS 7.5 and come in a group of ...
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Can I tell IIS to process some requests sequentially and asynchronously?

Can I tell IIS to process some requests sequentially and asynchronously? Basically, I want some sort of queue for some kind of requests that will execute requests one after the other and, when a new ...
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IIS site binds only a spesific IP

Somehow IIS resists to bind any/exist/new site on another IP. To test I did bind POP3 service on other IP:port80 and telnet successfully. HTTP service won't start on other IP:port What's wrong with ...
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Force delivery retry without restarting the SMTP Service on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 box hosting 3 virtual SMTP servers; vSMTP01, vSMTP02 and vSMTP03. The first two are configured to deliver all messages to dedicated smarthosts, while the last is set ...
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How can I list which application pool each IIS6 Website is using?

I would like to audit the application pools on an IIS6 server, I want to check which websites relate to each application pool and the .NET version they are running. How can I do this without manually ...
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Bypass IIS Basic Authentication for localhost

I'd like to have a website authenticated with basic auth, but then also allow the website to access itself locally. That is, I want to allow unauthenticated access only from localhost. In IIS I have ...
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WebDAV locked file not showing username

I've set up our IIS server to use webDAV for filesharing. I've mapped network drives pointed to this IIS server. When two users opens the same file in the network drive on different computers one ...
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How do I disable or force certain ciphers to be used with IIS 8 on Windows Server 2012 R2?

I figured that disabling ciphers would be the same as it was for Windows Server 2008 but it seems not. I do not have any entries in the various SCHANNEL subdirectories in the registry where your ...
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Conditional authentication in IIS?

Is it possible to specify conditional authentication methods in IIS (6 or 7) based on http headers? So for example mobile browsers would use a guest account while desktop browsers would need ...
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Website hosted on IIS is not accessbile

I have two sites set up in IIS on a remote machine RM; one on regular port 80, and the other on port 5773. From my local machine LM, I can access the site on 80, but I cannot access the one on 5773; ...
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Windows server response time very high

Server Specs Windows Server 2008 R2 64 bit Provider : Fasthosts .Net Framework: 4.0 6 GB RAM (its using 4.6 GB) i have a website with thousands of pages structured like folderone/1/one to ...
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how does NewRelic work by simply installing .Net agent?

Yesterday, I decided to give NewRelic a try. I signed up for a free account, and installed the .Net agent, and restarted IIS as instructed. Immediately, this agent started showing up a wealth of ...
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performance monitor in iis 7 to monitor which website is using most resources (asp.net)

I am using Windows Server 2008 R2 and IIS 7.5, and am hosting multiple websites on the same webserver. Is it possible to use Performance Monitor to know on average which website is using the most ...
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application/json content doesn't get gzip'ed with IIS

We have some rather lengthy AJAX calls in our app, some of which transmit over 100k of data across a rather slow encrypted network. I'd like to enable G-Zip compression on application/json to speed ...
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DNS settings for resolving Host name to IP not working?

I want to access my IIS hosted application over LAN. First I installed a DNS server. The DNS configuration steps are: Go to DNS Manager -> right click on System Name -> click on configure a DNS ...
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IIS7 URL Rewrite - Checking for X-Forwarded-For header

I am pretty familiar with IIS and URL Rewrite but I just got a task which stumped me. I need to check each request for the presence of the X-Forwarded-For HTTP header and, depending on its presence, ...
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SSRS reachable by FQDN on local computer, but not from a different computer

I am having trouble getting my SSRS server to successfully cohabitate with IIS, after having to move the server to a different subnet. I have 2 static IPs for that server: .242 is defined explicitly ...
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How to find IIS default port using command prompt? [closed]

How do I find the IIS Default Web Site's port number from the command prompt?
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Deploy Umbraco 500.19 error This configuration section cannot be used at this path

0 down vote favorite I have been running all over the web trying to find a solution to this problem. I am trying to deploy an umbraco site to a vps build is: Windows Server 2008 R2 IIS 7.5 Umbraco ...
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IIS web service responds on server, not from remote client

I have installed a web service on a server running IIS (v6, as far as I can tell). There is another service installed, which responds as expected. My service responds correctly when a browser is ...
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WebsitePanel 2 totally NOT working on Windows Server 2012 on Azure

I’m having many troubles installing WebSitePanel on an Azure Virtual Machine, with Windows Server 2012. I followed the steps in ...
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Execute a script on IIS recycle

Is there to tie a script to IIS recycle process so it can be executed before recycle action takes place? The goal of this script would be to take a server out of Load Balancer before the recycle ...
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Running Best Practice Analyzer on Windows 2012 yields error “Result file has not yet been generated”

Whenever I run the Best Practice Analyzer on a Windows 2012 server with IIS installed, I receive the error: "There has been a Best Practice Analyzer error for Model Id 'Microsoft/Windows/WebServer'. ...
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HTTP 200 Response displayed instead of SharePoint page

I'm having a hard time troubleshooting this issue. It's a little beyond my expertise. I support users who also connect to a SharePoint site. Recently they will occasionally receive this message ...
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ARR reverse proxy to Azure Website inside Azure Cloud Service

I am trying to rewrite www.contoso.com/blog/ to a wordpress Azure Website (contosoblog.azurewebsites.net). I have completely configured all inbound and outbound rules, and have tested them locally on ...
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Improving Windows Authentication performance on IIS

We're struggling with performance issues with a ASP.NET MVC site that is using Windows Authentication. Response time is very slow on the first request to the site when the user is being ...
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Does Window 2003 standard server with IIS 6.0 support MVC 4?

I'm upgrating MVC 2.0 application to MVC 4.0. The MVC 2.0 is deployed on MS Window Server 2003 Standard x64 Edition Service Pack 2 with IIS 6.0 After upgrating the web application Can I deploy MVC 4 ...
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What am I missing out on when using msbuild to deploy?

I'm trying to use msbuild/webdeploy with teamcity to deploy to IIS. However, I'm getting an ERROR_USER_UNAUTHORIZED error message and link pointing me to this page on iis.net. I'm using the Web ...