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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Microsoft 2008 R2 IIS 7.5 reboot

I'm aware that this might sound like a silly question but I never used a microsoft server. I'm working on a HP G6 ML350 server. I need to get dd image of the disks. If I shutdown this server now, ...
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IIS server farm with ARR: Why does HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR have a port number?

I've got a server farm set up in IIS 8.5. When I inspect the HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR header in my application code, it gives me the correct IP address but it contains a colon and a port number. E.g. ...
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Redirect iis to RD web access on another server

I am deploying a new windows 2012 server with remote desktop services role. I already have another windows 2008 r2 server that serves as my web- and exchangeserver. When i request the rd web access ...
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Replacement for Offline Files

We're trying to use IIS shared configuration on Server Core 2012 R2. It works perfectly with one exception which is that if the SMB share that stores the IIS config files goes offline IIS crashes ...
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Why does my application have redirection issues when the appPool runs under a v2.0 .NET Framework?

I have a web application which has been having a strange issue ever since I moved it to a new server. Users will be able to use the application for some time, but after a few page requests, they will ...
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Configuring IIS 7 SMTP settings via powershell

I need to touch up the list of IP addresses that can relay through my SMTP virtual server in IIS. I've been trying to get a handle on what cmdlets and to use in my script but am struggling a bit. ...
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IIS 6.0 SMTP not sending NDR to user from web application

We have a web application that is configured to use an internal mail relay running on Windows Server 2012 R2, IIS 6.0 for the SMTP though. I just put this server in place as a replacement for an old ...
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Remove IIS configuration setting using AppCmd without clearing the entire section

I am using the following appcmd to add an autoStartProvider to the list of autoStartProviders: appcmd.exe set config -section:system.applicationHost/serviceAutoStartProviders /+"[name='MyAutoStartup',...
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IIS Connect As: Does website visitor inherit rights of specified account?

I have IIS on an Azure VM pointing to an Azure File Share for the website files/contents. To allow IIS to access the File Share, I created an account on the VM with the same credentials as the File ...
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Using URL Rewrite and ARR for redirecting to same server

The scenario: A web server running a single site under two different addresses: www.mysite.com (regular site) ws1.mysite.com (web services) Both are accessible via HTTPS, and both are running on ...
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Generate guid in IIS logs

I am using Advanced Logging in IIS. I have a requirement where I need to generate GUID(correlation Id) for every log entry into the log. Is this possible in IIS, as I don't see GUID type columns in ...
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IIS virtual directory permissions keep getting lost

I have a web site running on Windows Server 2012 R2, IIS 8.5.9600.16384. The site has several virtual directories that point to a file share from which documents (mostly PDFs) are retrieved. All of ...
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IIS: execute different URL rewrite rules depending on users

My site https://example.com should execute a given URL rewrite rule (and thus act as a reverse proxy to internalServer1) for user1, and a different rewrite rule for user2 sending him to ...
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IIS URL Rewrite - Rewriting for subfolders to pages

All, I have spent almost a day trying to figure this out. I am helpless now after all the searches and want to reach out to the community. I want to redirect any traffic on my website based on the ...
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Handling HTTP on subdomain by a different web server (Solarwinds Serv-U FTP) than the root domain (IIS)

We are using Solar Winds Serv-U FTP on one of our servers - On this server we also have IIS hosting a few websites (lets call it a.com and b.com) We currently have Serv-U FTP (web interface) on b.com:...
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SecureCookies, HTTPOnly cookies, .Net, and SSL offloading

So I've been looking into implementing HttpOnly and SecureCookies in my web environment. I have an F5 as the load balancer and a couple of C# web applications hosted in iis 7.5 for the website. The ....
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IIS “”URL-Rewrite“ Rule to forward all requests ”made to a folder“ ”to a specific file"?

I'd like to forward all requests made to: http://domain.com/api (like http://domain.com/api/getUsers or http://domain.com/api/newUser) to http://domain.com/api/index.php So, if a user requests ...
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SSL Cert G2 to G5 for PayPal IPN

We have several Rackspace Windows servers (2008 R2), each running 4/5 e-commerce websites, each with their own SSL certificates from Go Daddy. We accept PayPal payments on these websites and use IPN ...
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Azure VM Subdomain

I have an Azure VM and I've pointed it with my domain. I wish to know if it is possible to create a subdomain that points to a new site on the same VM PS - It is a Windows server 2012 and I use IIS.
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IIS Image Cache Directives Cause 500.19 Error

I wanted to add cache header to browser on IIS. I found this: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10653549/iis-7-5-and-images-not-being-cached <staticContent> <clientCache ...
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IIS 7.5 - application foldername redirecting to match case and dropping query string

There's an IIS 7.5 + ASP.NET 4.5 application named /AppName/ in a website. When visiting http://example.com/appname/url?query=string, the browser is redirected to http://example.com/AppName/url to ...
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What behaviours are triggered by adding a module to IIS?

If I add a module to IIS, it causes unwanted "validation" of the URL - resulting in a server error if a URL contains a colon. This validation only occurs when the module is added, and goes away when ...
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PHP.ini file causing WordPress site to crash on Windows IIS

I'm running WordPress on Windows IIS (GoDaddy Hosting). The website was created using Visual Composer, which requires an increase in the memory limit. The website is also installed in a subdirectory ...
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IIS appends /web.config at the end of static files

I am trying to debug a 401 error in IIS that happens when serving static files to an anonymous user. Let's say I'm trying to access https://example.com/sso.css. That file physically resides on D:\...
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Disable caching in IIS 7.5? [closed]

I'm using IIS 7.5 (full version) on Windows 7 to run PHP \ ASP websites as a development machine and I can't find any way to stop it from caching the static pages of my sites (particularly, the CSS ...
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IIS install failed because “the server that you specified requires a restart” constant loop

I have a machine running Windows Server 2012 Datacentre and have been having problems re-installing IIS. It had been installed previously but could not properly locate the .NET central configuration ...
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IIS8: deny and allow specific directory access to specific users

Let the following IIS8 scenario be: Usergroup A should access /wwwroot and all its children. Usergroup B should access /wwwroot and /wwwroot/subdir1 but no other directory. Usergroup C should ...
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When removing bindings on IIS, appcmd returns ok but bindings are not removed

I have this wierd problem running this automated script that removes bindings at a certain point. The log: Executing external process: C:\Windows\system32\inetsrv\appcmd.exe Parameters: set site /...
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SSL certificate for CNAME redirected domain

I have a webservice which provides simple site constructor functionality with payment page. User can select purchase domain e.g. user.com, select some template and point this domain with CNAME to my ...
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IIS: serve site anonymously to intranet but through SSL and basic auth to internet

The host "haus" should be served without SSL and with anonymous auth to intranet users. If accessed from the internet, however, the same site should be only accessible to authenticated select users, ...
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AD iis basic authentication , disabled account handle

i have a website that uses basic authentication through Active Directory. everything works great, however, when an account is either locked or disabled, the user just keeps getting the pop up box, so ...
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IIS ReWrite remove tailing Chacters

We a URL in the format... http://www.portescap.com/asm?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_h17BJzEukJakVHXKsecD9XzqCLnSo1B0bYaMP8kmTmBRNCXGKtnvdFYP7Da16cwJT8wJrrcDCWREJ2nkfnbU_KWmjBkf4NHWk794r34xlitJxNcM&_hsmi=...
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IIS Log File Naming Scheme and Rollover

In IIS, you can configure logging to use different formats and different rollover schemes. You can also configure logging to be per-site (the default) or centralized (a single log for all configured ...
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https only works for https://localhost, not from outside

It worked yesterday. This morning I added the asp.net users/roles database to an aws rds instance. Works fine on my computer, but when I deploy it to an aws ec2 server(windows server 2012, iis 8.5) ...
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IIS can't recover connectivity to shared configuration: “Configuration file is not well-formed XML”

I am creating a HA cluster of web servers. For this particular install its not practical to set up all the infrastructure required for Web Deploy to be fully automated. Instead, I'm using Shared ...
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Use appcmd.exe to enable/disable URL Rewrite rule in IIS

I am trying to create a .bat file to quickly switch my IIS to "Maintenance mode". I have create a URL Rewrite rule to return a 503 error code, by default the rule is not enabled, however I would like ...
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IIS Server Subdomain Redirection

I have a Windows Server 2012, with IIS 8 installed. I have multiple websites there. I also have the Default Website. When I create a new website like www.abc.com and abc.com, it works fine. However, ...
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URL rewrite is producing 404

I'm trying to rewrite office.domain.com/app1 requests to server3:81 using the rule below, but I'm getting a 404. I can browse to server3:81 just fine. The Failed Request Tracing logs are available ...
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How to automatically bind subdomain to IIS website

im currently building an app with a goal of having it allow users to register their own subdomain on the app. for instance. mysite.domain.com This would then load up their site. Ive worked out the ...
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In IIS 8 my virtual application is resolving to the root rather than itself

In IIS 8 I have a web site set up and a virtual application (not virtual directory), with its own application pool and its own web.config, aspx pages, database, etc. as an example: zippy.com (root ...
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PHP Mail Solution for Use On Windows Server

We have been using "fake" sendmail for our PHP based application when it runs on Windows. It's no longer supported and could use some feedback on what to use as an alternative. This is for an intranet ...
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how to set directory permissions of windows server 2012 so Visual Basic 2015 windows app ‘kill’ doesn’t get file permission error

I have a Visual-Basic windows app that reads incoming SMTP email files from C:\inetpub\mailroot\Drop\ and then moves them renamed to C:\primary\ I’ve set Windows file permissions of both directories ...
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Valid ranges for web site ports in IIS

In IIS for Windows, you can specify a port for a web site under "Edit Bindings". 80 is the default port and 443 is for a secure protocol. I'd like to get a complete list of valid port ranges that ...
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Configuration of virtual directory for off-domain server in IIS 8.5

Setup: A web server (Windows 2012 R2, IIS 8.5) outside of domain (called MY_WEB_SERVER) A virtual directory pointing to a NAS server on a domain (called MY_NAS_SERVER) An application set on virtual ...
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I have an intranet dns alias I want to redirect to a specific server site

I have an internal dns "VideoApp" that resolves to a development web server: Server101.dev.ourdomain.com The COTS app requires HTTPS and is one of many sites on the server. I want to be able to ...
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Remove Unwanted “Server” response header - IIS 7

I've searched around Server Fault and I didn't find a concrete answer. I want to hide the "Server" response header on IIS 7/7.5/8. I've tried multiple ways : adding this configuration on web....
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Want to expose AD over IIS in Windows server 2012

Is there any way or new technology introduced in Windows Server 2012 to expose Active Directory Services hosted on IIS?
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URL rewriting Issue with html pages in IIS6 asp.net (2.0) application

I am using URL rewriting for asp.net (2.0)application on Server 2003 with IIS 6 Website url example mywebsite.com and mywebsite.com/blog. mywebsite.com runnig with.aspx and .html pages Database: SQL ...
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C#/asp.net application runs fine on localhost (intranet), but not on server (Internet)

I'm a total n00b when it comes to SQL Server admin stuff, so sorry if this is basic. I've designed a website in C#/asp.net with a SQL Server backend on my local machine. Runs perfectly when I open the ...
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can't get my web site, on IIS, to work with URL beginning with www

I added my vb.net web app to IIS 8 on my Azure Windows 2012 server R2 VM. Then, I did IIS > right-click Sites > Add Web Site and set "Site name" to my_site.org and set Physical path to project ...