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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Exchange Server IIS Setup on DC

I have one server that I have setup with a Domain Controller (running 2012) and Exchange 2013. I can get email in and out fine, but I'm having trouble getting IIS to show me the OWA page. At the ...
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IIS Global Input Options

Recently the site I was working on added language handling in this way: content tailored toward users of a certain language will have urls that start with baseUrl/[a-z]{2}-[a-z]{2}/... (I may be more ...
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Multiple Domain names, Multiple Certificates, one IIS 7 server [closed]

I have 1 IIS server that is hosting 3 domains, for example, example1.com, example2.com and example3.com. Each has it's own certificate. How can I install a separate certificate for each of these sites ...
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IIS8 - HTTP automatically forwards to HTTPS

Currently I am running two sites (each one has an app Pool). One for HTTPS which is called cloud and the other one for HTTP content called headsup. When I browse to the domain.com/cloud it all works ...
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Custom error pages when using IIS as a reverse proxy

I've configured IIS to act as a reverse proxy for a development server (dartlang's pub serve if you're curious). I'm doing this because the development server doesn't support custom error pages and I ...
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IIS App Pool High CPU usage despite no requests

I have recently migrated a set of Windows Server 2008 R2 / IIS 7.5 servers to new servers running Windows Server 2012 / IIS 8. I am experiencing some odd behavior from IIS. We have 2 identical ...
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500 error on fresh install of IIS and PHP

When attempting to run a PHP file on Windows server 2012 and IIS, I keep getting a 500 error. I cannot find any detaild logs or anything. However, when going to PHP Manager for IIS and click check ...
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IE HTTP Kerberos issues authenticating to site on FQDN not matching AD Domain

I have a site on a corporate domain that authenticates using Kerberos auto-login from IE and Chrome just fine, as long as the DNS being used to access it falls under the AD FQDN The AD domain is not ...
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IIS 6.0 SMTP Relay mail to other mail server through SSL port 465

May i know iis smtp relay can/can't support to mail server (Zimbra) through SSL (Port 465). i just can see the check box of TLS encryption, pls help, thanks a lot. SMTP Relay Version Internet ...
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IIS 8.5, serving corrupt zip files

I have a WS2012r2 web server with multiple sites. We host zip files that are accessed though a direct URL (http://mysite.me/Test.zip"). These files are used to update our software and are downloaded ...
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How to find core dumps mentioned in event log

When I search for the files the event log mentions they are not there. Well, the bottom one is there but there's no helpful information in that file. This event was created by the Windows Error ...
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IIS 7.5: In the “Connect As” dialog, can't set “Specific user” to the application pool identity?

I have a bunch of websites and applications with their own app pools, all using AppPoolIdentity. App pool identities are nice because you can set file system permissions and add SQL Server users based ...
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Error when trying to connect to computer in ISS 6.0 Manager

I have IIS 7 already set up and running my websites fine. There is one asp.net website I wish to test on IIS 6.0. When I open up IIS 6.0 Manager and second click the 'Internet information Services' ...
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Does IIS 6 Virtual SMTP Server support UTF/Unicode Subject Lines

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server running IIS 7.5 hosting a bunch of websites. These websites relay email through the IIS 6 Manager's Virtual SMTP Server. I'm trying to verify whether or not this ...
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Calling Physical Path Credentials for Web Applications in IIS

How would I call on the Physical Path credentials property for web applications in IIS using PowerShell? I can't print out the username or password, but I can print the logonMethod which uses the same ...
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How to “recycle” the IIS process without rebooting the server?

Getting ASP.NET to see changes in PATH I've changed the environment PATH variable on my server and need IIS / W3WP (i.e. my ASP.NET app) to see this change. I understand from this other question's ...
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IIS maintenance with client IP exceptions

I'm have no experience with IIS server, but I will have to perform site update. Is there an easy way to put maintenance page, which will be shown to all clients except ones connected from predefined ...
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IIS (or .htaccess) URL Rewrite not working correctly - need to capture number argument as query string

I'm trying to have: http://sub.domain.org/123456 become http://sub.domain.org/index.php?q=123456 I have tried many ways, and one way sort of worked, but then all subdirectories (including images) ...
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IIS App Pool recycling unexpectedly

I am running IIS in a Parallels VM of Windows Server 2012 on a Macbook (development machine) and any time any of the files in the website change (CSS, HTML, doesn't matter), the App Pool is recycled. ...
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IIS Security - prevent web script to navigate upper level

I would like to know how to prevent the web script to be able to navigate his upper level ? For instance, the web script is located at C:\Websites\Website-A and it shouldn't able to navigate to upper ...
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CA is repeated in IIS https response, what is the configuration section to be checked?

This is about the https of the payment service provider we're using. We've notified them about the problem which causes some android devices to show SSL error message when the browser is redirected to ...
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IIS - CPU Usage Gradually Increases Over Several Days Until 100%

The picture explains it all. We have had a problem with an IIS MVC 5 website hosted on Microsoft Azure over the last several months. The site appears to continually eat up CPU over a few days until ...
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iis 8 already run php but does not run new app

I have an IIS 8 server that already run PHP. I set a sub-domain to the main domain and already I have PHP web applications run with it. sub.mydomain.com/smf is working fine However, I tried to make ...
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IIS workers stuck on athenticateRequest

We have some videos being streamed through IIS. But the workers are getting stuck in AuthenticateRequest for a long time.. Its as if there is a limit somewhere. Here is a screen shots of what happens: ...
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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 ...