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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How to perform an assessment of an existing network? [closed]

I work as an IT guy for a small company with 2 offices. Currently we are in the process of moving our entire network infrastructure to a different host because we are running everything on extremely ...
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Multiple non-http services, 1 static IP [closed]

I have an issue where we have several non-http(s) services which we would like to access from across the WAN. SSH is a primary protocol we'd be using, FTP as well. Here's how things are laid out. We ...
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Windows server and ddns which binding and sql hostname do i use?

i'm trying to connect to websites on this server from outside the network. i've opened ports in router and firewall and can ping the ports using portchecker. let's pretend i want to use wordpress or ...
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Multiple wildcard certificates on one IIS site?

We already have an SSL certificate for *.foo.com pointing to an IIS site. Now we want to point *.bar.co.nz point to the same web application and will purchase another wildcard certificate. Is it ...
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How to run nginx and IIS side by side in windows 8.1? [closed]

Is it possible to run IIS and nginx side by side on windows 8.1 enterprise? Right now I have installed both, but when I run WordPress for test, this is IIS that runs my WordPress. I run nginx as ...
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IIS worker process is getting killed each day at the same time

We have a problem with our production servers. Worker process restarts each day at 04:00 and 17:30. First restart is scheduled one, defined by our configuration. Second one is a mystery, and we're not ...
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Issues installing MSSQL extension in IIS

Hello long time lurker first time poster, I'm running PHP 5.4 on IIS and have installed the extensions mssql (SQLSRV30.exe) and activated the extension in the PHP manager. However, whenever I use ...
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Configuring SSL through IIS on an AWS EC2 Windows instance

I am trying to enable HTTPS connections to a website hosted through IIS on an Amazon EC2 instance. The instance is running Windows Server 2012. I do not have a wildcard certificate. The EC2 instance ...
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How can I tell if any website references a directory in inetpub\wwwroot?

I have a server that has hosted many sites over the years... as many as a hundred. I've got a lot of cruft in \inetpub\wwwroot that has not been well managed. Say I have a directory called ...
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IIS 7.5 Error Could not find file 'con.asp' when switching to “Content View” [Image Attached]

When changing from features view to content view I get the following error "Could not find file 'con.asp'.", shown below There's never been a con.asp in the folder as for as I'm aware and generally ...
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Can an IIS website on any port be the target of a subdomain

I have an IIS webserver hosting lets say www.mysite.com on port 80. I have several other websites on ports 8881-8889. I would like to have sub domains so sd1.mysite.com resolves to the site on port ...
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IIS Reverse Proxy return custom page

I have an Elasticsearch cluster that I access through a reverse proxy using IIS7's ARR and URL Rewrite. I can currently perform an HTTP POST to the proxy server and have it sent to the ES cluster, ...
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IIS Maximum Worker Process spins only two while max is set to four

I've set my Application pool to Start Mode = AlwaysRunning and the Maximum Worker Processes = 4. And I've set Preload Enabled = True on the website. After recycling the AppPool only two workers spin ...
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IIS URL Rewrite - Redirect any HTTPS traffic to sub-domain

Our hosting environment dictates all secure traffic music travel over a particular sub-domain. We are using the .NET CMS Umbraco, which as far as I'm aware doesn't have any functionality to 'assign' ...
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How do you hide folders in IIS (hide 403 and avoid 301)?

I asked this question on http://security.stackexchange.com/ and was told to put it here We are getting ready for our pen test scan, and one of the issues we have is Hidden Directory Detection via a ...
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Error connecting to sql server database when running IIS from DMZ

I've been working on this for a few days now. One of our clients has a 3 tier server plan - an IIS server, an application server (where the Asp.Net MVC3 application is located) and the db server. All ...
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Does slow client connections have impact on iis?

Is IIS affected by the connection speed of a client? Example: Let say a desktop client has a superfast internet connection and downloads a small file which takes one second. Now we have 60 clients ...
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IIS 7.5 App pool setting “Virtual Memory Limit (KB)” seems to take effect at a different level

I'm diagnosing problems with / trying to control a website which has a memory leak. The IIS setting "Virtual Memory Limit (KB)" has been set to 15728640 (15GB!) but the App pool seems to be recycling ...
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Connection Reset error trying to set up HTTPS locally using VS and IIS Express

I'm trying to set up Facebook authentication on my application, so I tried following the steps at this page: ...
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IIS FTP server command MFMT - What versions (if any) support it?

What FTP Service versions of Microsoft Internet Information Services, if any, support the proposed (and now expired?) FTP server command extension MFMT? NOTES The proposed MFMT ("Modify Fact: ...
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403 with accessing Hosted IIS server

A client has several servers hosted which are running IIS 7. From any other server within the same hosting server there are no problems accessing our ASP.net website but from the clients office they ...
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Why would IIS use two different PHP installs?

I've inherited this Windows Server 2008 server that we use as our primary web server and have lately been running into some oddities. Previously, PHP was installed by just downloading a zip file, ...
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IIS 6 immediate log flush

In troubleshooting an issue with a web service, I need to examine the HTTP log created by IIS 6 on a Win2003 box. As I'm sure you are aware there is a log buffer that prevents writing to file every ...
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Automate app pool recycling of an Azure Cloud Service Web Role

How can I script (e.g. using PowerShell) the action to recycle the app pool of a web site hosted in a Web Role on Azure Cloud Services? Only one instance of the cloud service is running (used for ...
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Are there any reasons that downloading files as a zip would exclude files?

We have an issue with downloading packages in courses inside our learning management system. For example in course ABC123 if you go to the Files area in the control panel and check any of the boxes ...
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Digest authentication keeps asking for credentials

I'm attempting to use Digest Authentication in IIS (7.5 on Server2008R2) - all other authentication options are disabled. In IE (11 on Server 2008R2), the user gets prompted for credentials one time, ...
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How to configure application HTTP requests to come from site IP instead of server IP

First off I don't usually deal with server configuration and my understanding of it is very basic, so my apologies if this question has already been asked with the correct terminology. Scenario: I ...
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IIS webpage failing to load | Fast CGI related

I HAVE SOLVED THIS PROBLEM Was missing the c++ package So I am running windows server 2012 with IIS 8. I have tried many things to get PHP working, so I have installed PHP 5.5 via Web platform ...
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Webserver issues | PHP manager for IIS

i am using windows server 2012 with IIS 8. I installed PHP 5.5 via web platform installer, all installations were successful apart from "PHP manager for IIS". Any ideas why? below I will insert ...
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How do I set up second IIS website with different domain name on a single server?

I've never done this before so I'm looking for help. we have a domain, domain.com, and the default site set up in IIS with a DNS forward lookup entry to have domain.com point to the site host so we ...
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IIS8 and RDS 2012

I know nothing about IIS, but this should be pretty straightforward. We have setup and deployed Remote Desktop Services on Windows Server 2012. That is working great, internally. I am trying to set ...
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parse old IIS logs with logstash

I have moved to logstash (combined with elastic search and Kibana) from Awsats. However I need to import/parse a few old IIS log files using logstash. The files has been moved to logstash server. ...
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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) ...