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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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 ...
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IIS: How to receive an email notification when file is downloaded using a direct link

Is it possible to configure IIS to send out an email notification when a file inside a certain directory is downloaded? For ex: any file in www.example.com/download/?
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How would one configure an IIS that has SSL and client certs functional, to show a warning page before logon

I have a web site that uses a CAC client certificate, which is functioning like it should. The problem is, there's a requirement that the site regurgitate a message warning that it's a US Government ...
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windows server 2008 r2: ensure that your web role has the 'management tools' option installed

I installed web deploy 3.5 on my windows server 2008 R2 server. but Management server delegation seems not installed. I found the answer on serverfault. Can not see "Management Service ...
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Azure Availability sets and CMS instances

We are hosting a CMS Site on Azure through a VM and IIS. To keep inline with Microsoft's SLA's we have to put the Front Ends in an availability set and then Load Balance them though an endpoint. This ...
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Set binding of IIS to specific URL with parameter

i am developing an .NET web app. The app is waiting some users to enter and select a business from a large list of items, so for example: If you choose "Acme" the app will enter in www.myapp.com/Acme ...
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Flush IIS7 logs manually on remote machine

I know how to flush IIS7 logs when I'm logged on some machine: netsh http flush logbuffer How can I do it on another machine?
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Cannot access IIS Express from another machine

I can access the IIS express website fine from my local machine, either via localhost, or via its IP address. However when I try to browser to that IP address from another machine, it times out. I ...
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Service Unavailable if I try to access IIS website via IP address, works fine via localhost or 127.0.0.1

If I try to access the default website in IIS on Windows 7 via localhost, or 127.0.0.1 it all works fine. If I try to access it by browsing to its IP address it fails with the error HTTP Error 503. ...
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How to prevent browser from prompting for a client certificate and allow the IIS to accept it (not require it)?

In a web application, I have a WCF service uses Client Certificate authentication. I checked "Accept Client Certificate" in IIS - SSL Settings and it works fine. But some times, in some browsers, if a ...
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IIS App cannot write to network share on a 2012 server, fine on a 2008 server

I have a Windows 2008 R2 web server running IIS, and the app needs to write files to a folder. None of the machines are on a domain, just a local workgroup. The app pool is running as the user ...
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ServerManager.OpenRemote error 80040154 CLSID {2b72133b-3f5b-4602-8952-803546ce3344} in ASP.NET MVC 4

I have a console app, which is using Microsoft.Web.Administration to remotely manage IIS on remote server (I used this ...
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IIS ARR pass-through Windows authentication does not work

I have a similar problem as described here: ARR 3 IIS 7.5 Windows Authentication not working Unfortunately that solution does not work on our servers. In our test environment we have an ARR server ...
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404 not found when accessing www [closed]

I tried: www Host(A) 38.67.136.195 And everytime you accessed my site using www.synergyweight.com then it gave a 404 error. So I changed it up using a Cname www Alias(CNAME) synergyweight.com ...
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SBS 2011: can't open web-based Sharepoint Designer

We installed SBS 2011 (Sharepoint 2010) a couple of years ago and it's running fine. We never used Sharepoint features. Now we wanted to explore Workflow features so I went to http://sites and logged ...
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IIS URL Rewrite to act as 404 handler

How can I use the URL Rewrite module in IIS to mimic a generic 404 handler? It is easy enough to set up rewrite rules that match a specific pattern, but what I want to do is to set up a rewrite rule ...
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IIS 8.5 + WCF + SSL and local hostname

After setting up my Windows server, I am able to connect and view my WSDL via HTTP. I am also able to view my WSDL via HTTPS. However inside the HTTPS (and only for HTTPS) WSDL, the hostname is ...
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“(503) Server Unavailable” when attempting “Connect to Site” remotely using IIS Manager. Connecting locally using localhost works fine

I am using IIS 8.5 on Windows Server 2012. I have installed and configured IIS "Management Service". When running "Connect To Site" locally and attempting to connect to a site on the server using ...
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Do I need to receive the private key from VeriSign?

I requested a trial certificate from Verisign which I received via email and thus the intermediate and root ones. What I reveived was an PEM certificate, the one with BEGIN and END CERTIFICATE. I'm ...
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How to limit IP address if X amount of connections are made in certain time period?

Is there any solution that I can use in order to limit IP addresses depending on their connection. So in simple terms if a user connect to the site 60 times in a minute then block them for x amount ...
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Need looping Powershell script to email me when site has error message [closed]

Running 08 windows server on a VM We need to be notified by email or by other means whenever the site is either 404 or goes to maintenance page. Therefore, we need the script to be constantly ...
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ASP using a lot of memory

We are struggling with hosting one of our web applications on an IIS7-server. This server hosts multiple web applications, each with their own application pool. A simple MVC5 app, consisting of two ...
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Trigger Email Alert on KillW3wp Event

There's an option to have an IIS Application Pool automatically kill w3wp if the process runs at over some threshold for some period. Ref: Kill w3wp.exe if it is working on 100% cpu over a period of ...
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Exceptions in redirection in URL in IIS Rewrite module are ignored

I have a new site https://www.NewSite.com and I would like all the traffic to my old site https://www.OldSite.com to be redirected to the root of my new site https://www.NewSite.com/, with some ...
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CCM_POST /ccm_system/request HTTP 501

Got a new WFE for SharePoint, added the IIS server role and installed SP, joined it to the farm In the SP logs I get Warning Alternate access mappings have not been configured. Users or ...
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How to maintain revokation list for client certificates

I have a website running in Windows Server 2012, IIS. User's are authenticated using client certificates. I used to issue client certificates using Certificate Authority MMC snap-in. Since the ...
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ADFS only allows local browsers and Safari on one Mac to access the verification webpage

So I've setup a Windows 2012 R2 box with AD DS, SQL Server, and AD FS so one of our developers can test out SSO. The problem is, the test webpage, https:///adfs/ls/idpinitiatedsignon, only works ...
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PHP eat a lot of memory on IIS

I just transferred one site from Linux to windows and i`m getting strange fatal error messages. My Linux PHP had 256MB memory limit and never had single "out of memory" fatal error. Now on IIS i have ...
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Is there any way to disable an ISAPI filter at the application (NOT site) level in IIS 7.5?

We have a number of applications running under a single IIS site, but one needs to run in a 32-bit application pool due to an old library it uses. However, we can't currently do this because there ...
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IIS network scanner protection

Is there any software tool for a Windows Server (with IIS installed), where I could set up "rules" to block incoming HTTP requests with suspicious behavior? Like, say, if someone starts scanning my ...
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IIS 7.5 JK connector to Tomcat

I have many Tomcat servers working using an older 32-bit version of the isapi_redirect.dll where I set the Default Application Pool to Enable 32-Bit Applications. On a client's server, they need to ...
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How can I optimize IIS warmup on servers with many sites? (E.g. staged warmup.)

Some of our web servers host quite a few sites. In day-to-day events this has not much effect, as all pages are delivered reasonably fast and the server's resources are well-dimensioned. However, ...
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Add a PHP Handler to a website or even a folder only via AppCmd

I am trying to automatically deploy an IIS webserver (currently 8.5, will need to work it out all the way down to 7.5 as well), using AppCmd.exe I am using PHP's FastCGI to handle requests. I have ...
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Mixed Sessions ASP Classic IIS 7.5 ARR

I have an ASP Classic application running in IIS 7.5 across three servers using ARR for load balancing. The load balancer is configured to use sticky sessions using cookies with a round robin policy. ...
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IIS Reverse proxy and URL Rewrite don't work

I did following steps: Installed all neede features to IIS (URLRewrite 2.0, ARR, ...) Created default MVC Web Application in VisualStudio Added this web app as new site to iis (I can access it by ...
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Self Service Password for AD/ Access Anywhere

I'm completely new to Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, active directory and iis. I have a conflict regarding creating a internal page for the users to reset the password on their own but have the ...
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IIS issues challenge on unprotected directory

We've encountered an issue where IIS issues a challenge for all directories on the site, including the ones which are marked to allow anonymous users. This only happens when accessing the site through ...
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Slow serving of static files with IIS 8

We're hosting an ASP.Net MVC web app on Windows Server 2012, which runs over HTTPS. Most of the time everything is nice and fast, but we've noticed that about 1 in 50 requests for static files (e.g. ...
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Accessing files located on the file server from the DMZ

I need to set in place a new ASP.NET MVC solution where authenticated users can download files (originally located on the internal network). For security reasons, accessing internal network from the ...
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How to script IIS to deliver a static ressource with a custom error code?

I have an IIS 8.5 running a RESTful ASP.NET 4.5 WCF service as application on Windows Server 2012 R2. During maintenance of the service, I want all requests to the WCF Service ...
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How to cache 404/500 pages with IIS ARR

I have been trying to set up ARR with IIS, but I can't find any clue how to make it cache 404 and other error pages locally as well. Is there a setting or workaround for that anywhere or something? ...
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Can IIS handle a web application deployment under moderate user load?

It is my understanding that IIS should be able to handle a scenario, where I can xcopy updated web application files (.dll, .aspx, etc.) out to a running web server. IIS will detect that the files ...
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IIS cannot access files in OneFS virtual directory - 404 error

I have an IIS server with a virtual directory called "test" pointing at a share on an Isilon OneFS server (\\192.168.X.X\test) using the SMB protocol. I've configured the DefaultAppPool to run as a ...