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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IIS - Redirect from old SSL to new SSL (domain change)

We're going through a domain name change. We currently have set up https:// secure.olddomain.com for traffic. I just set up https:// secure.newdomain.com with a new cert for the domain. The new ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2--how give a WCF service write permission to folder?

I'm using Windows Server 2008 R2. A WCF service running in IIS under ApplicationPoolIdentity needs permission to write to a folder. This was fine when the WCF service was using the built-in ...
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Redirect requests for old domain to specific page on new domain

How can I forward requests for oldcompany.com to newcompany.com/oldcompany page? We are in the process of transition whereby the olddomain.com content is now on our newcompany.com site with a ...
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DHeapmon not reporting expected number of total desktops in IIS6

Hope someone can help me make sense of this. I'm trying to debug some COM+ errors we see in our production environment and a few of them report that the desktop heap is exhausted, so I installed ...
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ASP.Net State Service missing from Services

The ASP.net State Service appears to have mysteriously disappeared from our web server's Services list after changing the .Net version in an IIS app pool to v4 and then changing it back to v3.5 again. ...
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Custom file extensions as ASP.NET in IIS?

I have Apache 2.2, and it's got modaspdotnet installed - the 2.2 version. I followed the advice at Configuring ASP.NET MVC2 on Apache 2.2 using mod_aspdotnet, and the server works basically very ...
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Best way of managing SSL on production and staging sites

I'm using II7 to host my production sites as well as my staging sites. I want my staging sites to as closely mimic the functionality of my production sites as possible. However I run into problems ...
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IIS Handler Mappings

Given multiple handler mappings are configured to handle a request, in IIS, what is the algorithm for determining which one is used to serve the response?
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IIS7 & ASP.NET Encryption System Differences

I've got a application I've recently ported From IIS6 (Windows 2003) (7 Classic Pipeline) to IIS7 (Windows 2008) Integrated Pipeline. The problem I've noticed is password hashes built on the IIS6 ...
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Potential Issues Using WordPress on WIMP and WAMP?

The firm I'm working with want to host WordPress on Windows servers. They also want to use WIMP instead of WAMP. I don't like the idea, but can't explain intelligently why it's bad- Can someone help ...
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Should .NET MVC 3 actions trigger w3wp.exe to generate Process Monitor “PATH NOT FOUND” and “NAME NOT FOUND” errors?

I asked this on Stack Overflow, but it was suggested that I also ask it here, since it could be related to IIS: If I create an out-of-the-box ASP.NET MVC 3 Web Application (non-empty, Razor, no unit ...
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iis' Basic Authentcation with Kerberos?

A friend tells me that he uses Basic authentication of IIS for authentication of his web app. This system uses Kerberos too, but how can Basic Authentication and Kerberos work together?! I know that ...
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How to implement Windows Single Sign On for Tomcat in IIS

How can I obtain the current Windows domain user in an application on Tomcat. request.getRemoteUser() is null
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401 - Unauthorized: Access is denied error from web app running in IIS 7.5 using App Pool Identity

I have an ASP.NET app on a Windows 2008 server, IIS 7.5. When I try to access web site, I get a login popup. If I click "cancel" I get a 401 - Unauthorized: Access is denied due to invalid ...
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Wordpress blog website apache and IIS subdirectory

The issue is this : Our company has a website hosted on an IIS server. I have recently been given the task to configure a WordPress server for an eventual WordPress blog so that our social media ...
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Use Apache as a proxy

I need to setup an linux/apache box to be a proxy for an IIS web server running a .NET application. I need no checks, verifications, modifications, nothing. I want to point the A record for ...
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IIS, Web services, load balancing, worker processes, we have a mess

Okay, lets start off by saying a few things. I came into this with things configured this way and a number of (unknown) steps were taken to get to this point to improve reliability first and ...
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Which Windows Server 2008 Backup Do I need?

I am looking at creating backups of our C: drive in case we have a major HD or OS failure... This is a web server, so I want the fastest way of restoring IIS with all the settings and all the program ...
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Will changing applicationHost.config cause IIS7 restart?

If I make a change to the file: %windir%\system32\inetsrv\config\applicationHost.config and update it with a change resulting in a valid config, will it cause IIS7 to restart and force restarts on ...
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windows 7 apache and IIS

OK, I am a Linux/Eclipse developer with past experience as a MS VS developer. I am now trying to straighten out a Windows 7 Ultimate development machine where I am unable to get Apache running because ...
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Measuring page response time for different servers in web farm (HAProxy?)

I'm building out a small webserver farm (IIS7.5) to serve up an internal website. One of the things I want to measure is what the HTTP response time is between user requests and the page being served. ...
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CGI error from PHP when running exec() on IIS

Windows Server 2003 x64 PHP 5.2 IIS 6.0 The program Ink2Png.exe is set with Everyone->Read and Execute permissions. As does its dependency (microsoft.ink.dll) PHP Safe Mode is off exec() is ...
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System.Web.Extensions Not Found Even After Installing ASP.Net AJAX

I'm deploying an ASP.Net web service to a VM running Windows Server 2008/IIS 7. I've installed the ASP.Net AJAX extensions (from here) on the server. However, when I attempt to access the service, I'm ...
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Why is my ASP website so slow?

I currently run a ColdFusion 9 website on my local machine - Windows Vista with IIS 7. I have never worked with ASP. I am currently working on some HTML and CSS changes to an ASP website. I ...
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Installing PHP on IIS server: standard FastGCI installation or Zend Server CE

I am installing my first production server with Windows. It is virtual server running on KVM with 1 GB RAM and 30 GB disc space. As operating system will be used Windows Web Server 2008 (not R2 ...
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Using Web Farm Framework workflows to fire custom command automatically

I'm using Microsoft's Web Farm Framework, and I'm trying to use the Workflow features of version 2.0 to fire a custom command when 'Remove from Load Balancing' is selected. Based on the linked ...
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wildcard host name bindings for multiple subdomains in multiple sites on IIS7 with a single IP address

Situation: I have a single windows 2008 server with a single public IP address. I have multiple domains with wildcard A records pointing to the single IP address. I need each domain to be hosted by ...
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Best way to keep 2 or more IIS installations in sync

The front-end of our set-up runs via:- A Linux load balancer - running HAProxy for load-balancing with stunnel in front for SSL connections. This serves 2 x Windows Server boxes running IIS 7.5 I ...
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IIS7 hangs on requests while uploading file

I am setting up a small ASP.net application on an IIS 7 server, but I have a small problem. A part of the application is uploading large files using a simple upload form. The problem is that, when I ...
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DNS for Intranet: Enable Friendly URLs

At work we have an internal server which we use to host things like a wiki and other internal applications - we also use it to demo applications we're currently building within an environment other ...
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Configuring FTP Server in IIS for remote access in Amazon EC2 instance

I have configured an FTP server in IIS 6. I can access it by using ftp://localhost/. When I try I accessing it using static IP instead of localhost in a remote location, the page doesn't open. I am ...
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shut down FTP from IIS 6 after <X> failed login attempts

Is there a setting in IIS 6 to turn an FTP site off after a specified number of failed login attempts? It has already been documented on this site that a Windows server sitting on a static IP address ...
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IIS 7 skip ISAPI for matched URI

I have an IIS 7 with an ISAPI filter installed which redirects requests to WebSphere application server. The problem is that there is a need to not to redirect some URI's (some folders with images on ...
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iis6 monitor that sends alarm when unusual requests happen

My iis6 server has been asked for more than 60 requests per second from on ip address. The requests made my server stop to work normally. I found the problem two days later. Luckly, the user has ...
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drupal 7 on iis 7 403 and 404 pages not working remotely

Very new to IIS 7, so apologies if this is a simple one. I've installed Drupal 7 using the Webstart installer on Windows Server 2008 R2. Drupal makes it's own custom 404 and 403 error pages. When I ...
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Why can't service account such as Local Service, Network Service, or Local System be managed on a domain level?

I read from here that: On a local computer, an administrator can configure the application to run as Local Service, Network Service, or Local System. These service accounts are simple to ...
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How to run VisualSVN Server on port 443 running IIS on same server?

Server 2008 R2 SP1 VisualSVN Server 2.1.6 The IIS server has about 10 sites. One of them uses https over port 443 with the following bindings: http x.x.x.39:80 site.com http x.x.x.39:80 www.site.com ...
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How do I identify Blackberry / OWA users in my IIS logs?

We just rolled out a Blackberry Express Server, and would like to make sure that all Blackberry devices that our users own are connecting SOLELY through the BES server. We are running Exchange 2010 ...
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Is it ok to map the SSI handler to .html files in IIS?

I have a site built with static html files and I need to add a segment of markup to every page. The natural choice to accomplish this is to use server-side includes (SSI). The SSI handler does not ...
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how do I get my ftp-server to work on windows / windows 7 instead of only filezilla?

I have gotten a serios annoying question. The annoyingness of the question might come of the fact that it's beautiful weather outside, and that makes the office like a bakeroven. Not nice, when you ...
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COM+/Desktop Heap errors in IIS affecting sites at random?

We have a Win2K3 server that is hosting 30+ sites. Each site is configured to have its own unique application pool -- so that we can manually recycle specific sites if needed and not kill sessions ...
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Tracking down the cause of a web service fault running in IIS

I have built a web service in Visual Studio 2008, and deployed it on IIS 7 running on Windows Server 2008 R2. It has been extensively tested, handles all errors gracefully and logs any uncaught ...
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What role does “App Pool Identity” play for an Application Pool?

When talking about IIS 7.5 security, AFAIK: App Pool Identity decides whom my web application runs as. Authentication Method decides whom the clients are authenticated as. I have a virtual folder ...
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How to integrate a failover WS without client reconfiguration?

I have a web service hosted by IIS server 1 and another web service hosted by IIS server 2. Is there a way to have the WS on server 2 automatically pick up when the WS on server 1 is unavailable, ...
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What is the difference between iisreset, recycle, refresh and restart?

In IIS7 there are a buch of things you can do that seem like they restart the website. I am unclear about exactly how they are all related. run iisreset from the command line refresh a website ...
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IIS returns 302 when not on local host

I am working on an asp.net page that handles paypal IPNs (instant payment notification). For those who don't know how IPNs work, I'll explain. When some kind of transaction occurs on paypals servers, ...
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How to check what files people are downloading from my server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I check what files people are downloading from my server I have small server with IIS and Windows Server 2008, hosting one page. Sometimes my bandwidth is ...
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How can I check what files people are downloading from my server

I have small server with IIS and windows server 2008 hosting one page. Sometimes my bandwidth is completely overloaded. How can I check what files are being downloaded from my server that is killing ...
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Hosting: 1 Windows, 1 Linux, 1 Internet IP Address. How?

I have 1 Internet IP address. I have 2 PHYSICAL web servers. 1 Windows IIS7 hosting 3 websites. Host-header names are configured in IIS7. This works OK until I add: 1 Linux (Ubuntu lucid) Apache2 ...
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URL of localhost using IIS

So I have IIS installed at work and use the following URL to test my asp site: http://localhost/mysite/index.asp I'm on the road and need to work on it. I have all the site files, but I don't have ...