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 Request Filtering blocks Application Request Routing

Using one box, I have an IIS server and a tracd server running. Via ARR, any request on the IIS server matching /trac/* is proxied through to the tracd server. Everything is working fine, except when ...
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Fail to get unicode URL in IIS 6

I setup an IIS server running at localhost and put 2 file with unicode file name, for e.g: 변태연.txt and 변태연.flv The 2 files are all real but only 1 working: localhost/변태연.txt I don't know why? Do ...
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Unable to delete web site in IIS 6

I have IIS 6 running on Windows Server 2003 SP2 with several web sites running. I'm in the process of cleaning up the server. There is one web site in particular I cannot delete: I have stopped ...
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IIS 7 HttpLogging module config to don't log monitoring requests

I need do configure IIS 7 logging module to don't log some requests like /working.html what I'm using for external monitoring IIS site (with basic http get/head requests using nagios or upstream ...
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Configuring WebService in IIS 7.5 & Windows 7 Enterprise

I'm new to Windows 7 as well as IIS 7.5 (Version:7.5.7600.16385). I need to host a webservice on this machine now. This was working perfectly Ok in my old Windows XP machine, but I'm kind of confused ...
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Why isn't IIS serving my static CSS / JS files?

I added an ASP.NET MVC3 site to ISS (which was working fine in the debugger). When viewing the site in a browser, everything appeared to be working fine except that all of the CSS and JS files were ...
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Why am I getting this error from IIS?

I have created a very simple ASP.NET MVC3 application that runs just fine in the Visual Studio debugger. However, I have tried to add this application to my local IIS installation. I added the ...
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Worker process taking high CPU%

All of my websites are hosted in IIS and configured with one application pool. This application pool consists 10 websites running. It is working fine till today, but all of sudden I am observing that ...
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How do you resolve HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable on IIS7?

I'm getting a 503 error when trying to access the localhost web site on my Windows 7 machine. When I look in the event log I'm getting a load of errors along the lies of: Windows cannot copy file \\?\...
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IIS: “The resource cannot be found” over https, but everything works fine over http

I am configuring a REST Service using IIS, and everything works fine over http. However, when I switch to https, I see: Server Error in '/' Application.` -----------------------------------------...
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II7 Overlapped recycle

I am working on an application which has overlapped recycling enabled. The process initialization time can be non-trivial since we implement IProcessHostPreloadClient to perform some time consuming ...
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Performance Counter for tracking 503 - Server Unavailable from IIS

I have an ASP.NET 4.0 Web Service running on IIS 6.0. I am trying to locate the appropriate Performance Counter to track 503 responses. I have limited "Web site connections" to 1 for testing ...
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Inetmgr.exe not recognized as command

On my Windows 7 machine, I've just installed IIS and it should work, but doesn't! Well, finding it anyway... and when I run inetmgr.exe the command prompt doesn't recognize it. C:\Windows\system32&...
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iis7 large worker process request queue creating process blocking aspnet.config & machine.config amended (bottleneck)

ASP.net 2.0 app .net 2.0 framework IIS7 I am seeing a large queue of "requests" appear under the "worker process" option. State recorded appear to be Authenticate Request and Execute Request ...
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Classic ASP and IIS 7.5 on my LOCAL machine

I have inherited a classic ASP project and a VB6 Component (ActiveX .dll) that goes with it. I would like to be able to debug this component by running it locally on my machine. I have a Windows 7 ...
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Bad Request Due to “Bad” Cookie

I have a web site under a domain, where the main domain is using Google Analytics which sets a cookie named __utmva which is value is part binary. As far as I can tell passing this cookie to IIS ...
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IIS7: How to handle application pools which uses too much memory or CPU?

How to handle application pools which uses too much memory or CPU? I would like to have possibility to select for how much time application pool is using certain amount of memory or cpu (or both) ...
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Check in console if a specified site is “installed” in the IIS service

I have posted a question about how to check if web service is installed, but I have realized this is not I am looking for. There is the next case - on Windows machine is installed the IIS. That ...
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PHP on IIS/Win2k8

My question is what does PHP do to performance and stability when i install it on my Windows 2008 server which has a dozen of .NET web applications running. Would it affect the perfomance of my ...
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How do you make a website with multiple bindings redirect to one of the bindings?

I have a website with multiple bindings eg http://www.mysite.com http://mysite.com http://www.mysitenow.com Using IIS, can I force requests to the second two domains to redirect to http://www....
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What is a good tool to generate traffic stats for IIS 7.5?

How can I know how many users are using a IIS server, and who are them (IP, etc)? There is a tool for showing these kind of stats? Thanks!
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Machines in Web Farm Logging Urls differently…

One machine logs cs-uri-queries using + as the space and another in the same farm logs them using %20 I only noticed when searching for a specific document being accessed - one server was giving out ...
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iis7 domain based proxying?

I'm a longtime IIS user, but new to IIS7. I have a need in our org to route users on our multi-domain intranet, based on their domain. I'm looking at IIS because of integrated windows auth (otherwise ...
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Exchange 2003 ActiveSync without OWA

What is the best way to set up an ActiveSync port on an Exchange 2003 server without allowing OWA on the same port? Users should have access to OWA within the corporate network, via port 443 on the ...
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MSDeploy Removing IIS Url Rewrite

I've noticed that when I deploy my application via msdeploy all of the url re-writes (IIS 7.5) are removed. How can I prevent this from happending or how can I build the url re-write into part of the ...
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IIS 7.5 , Tomcat 7 - Isapi redirector - Fail Over - sticky sessions

I have two instances of Tomcat 7.0.8 running in the same machine (Tomcat7A and Tomcat7B) and IIS 7.5 acting as front-end load-balancer with isapi-redirector 1.2.31, running on Windows 2008 R2. When i ...
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How to monitor and log processor, memory and other details for website running behind IIS?

I have ASP.NET application installed behind IIS 6.0(Windows Server 2K3). Now when i run the application and i would like to get some load testing scenarios to work on this. While doing the load test i ...
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Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation

Line 54: <providers> Line 55: <clear/> Line 56: <add name="RolesProvider" type="Eacademy.Library.Membership.CustomRoleProvider, Eacademy" /&...
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webdav on iis7.5 - simply cannot make it work

I won't bore with the details, but I've tried every possible combination of settings to get webdav to work on win 2008 r2 and iis 7.5. I'd just like to find out if anyone else has faced challenges ...
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Properly handle IIS request with percent sign in url (/%)

I am looking for any kind of solution to properly get an IIS request such as http://stackoverflow.com/% and http://bing.com/% to not display a 400 Bad Request page, but display a custom error page ...
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How Configure dns and iis in windows server 2003 for SUBDOMAINS

i have remote access to my company's server that is using windows server 2003... some web site (with asp.net) installed on dns and iis... i am so confused how can i confuge one of this web sites for ...
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Windows to configure IIS Website to use a particular physical network interface

How to configure on Windows 2003 server such that:- when I access my website on the server, it uses IP address A.A.A.A when my program runs it uses IP address B.B.B.B Both A.A.A.A, B.B.B.B is ...
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Migrating from Linksys by Cisco Router as DNS and DCHP Server to A Dell PowerEdge Windows Server 2008 R2 Box?

Okay so, I am not the best at this stuff, but I am going to try this. Okay, so, currently we have a Linksys by Cisco E2000 Router running our DCHP, as well as our DNS Server. We just purchased a ...
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IIS7 add certificate to site from command line

I've found through APPCMD that most of IIS7 configuration is possible through the command line. One thing I've not figured out how to do yet: in IIS Manager, Bindings -> Edit -> pick an SSL ...
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iis web.config inheritance when running 64bit win 2k8 with 32/64 bit worker processes

My understanding of how web.config settings are inherited (to the site level) on a 64bit server2k is as below, but I think maybe I am wrong... For app-pools where "Enable 32-Bit Applications" is set ...
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sql server windows authentication with IIS

Here is the situation: Where I work (small division of large company), we have a single on site big company owned server running SQL Server. We only have access to this server through windows ...
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Do large HTTP uploads still get an IIS log entry if aborted?

Do (large) HTTP POSTs still get an IIS log entry if aborted, disrupted, or timed out before completing the upload (body of the HTTP request)? I'm trying to debug complaints of intermittent uploads ...
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IIS 7.5 optimizations for a site serving only static content

I'm looking to setup a cookie-free domain intended to serve static content for a web application, similar to the http://sstatic.net/ site that the stack exchange sites use. My question is, what ...
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IPv4 Restrictions on IIS7 with Shared configuration

On a 2008 R2 server we have shared configuration set and also IPv4 Restrictions, however the restrictions don't seem to work if shared configuration is on. I have only found this issue elsewhere ...
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High CPU Usage (95-99%) for mssql on the server

our server is running win2003 with mssql 2005 on the same box with 2GB ram. the website itself is based on dnn 4. We are seeing these high cpu usage spikes (mssql) of 95-99% even with no traffic....
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Alias a Virtual Directory or Application as Root on IIS 7

Our current IIS setup as two applications running on different paths at (for example) http://server/sub-a and http://server/sub-b. I want to alias http://server/sub-a as root so that just going to ...
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Wanted: SSL certificate analyzer

We have a server that needs to work with SSL. We're having some problems with the SSL certificates. Does anybody know a good certificate analyzer that can tell me what is wrong? It is an internal ...
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What is default username and password for IIS server?

I have configure IIS on my laptop and after that i have started the default site and if i want to open localhost on my browser it ask me for username and password but i had no provide any username and ...
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Why use Kerberos instead of NTLM in IIS?

This is something that I've never really been able to answer as well as I like: What is the real advantage of using Kerberos authentication in IIS instead of NTLM? I've seen a lot of people really ...
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looking for a pattern in iis files with logparser s

I am looking to extract from iis when a certain user session indicated here by aspnetsessionid times out prior to 10 minutes session timeout I have set on this application. I am trying to parse ...
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.NET - how to fix startup?

I have IIS and several versions of Microsoft .NET installed on my Windows Vista computer. When I tried to start a particular .NET Framework version, this error message appeared: How can I fix this ...
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iis' basic authentication system blocks too many login attempts?

I'm doing a security analysis of a network for a university project. The servers use the basic autentication of iis, integrated with ssl. I'm now considering the possibility of a bruteforce attack. I ...
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Redirecting with web.config

UPDATE I found a solution as IIRF. please read the accepted answer I haven't worked with Windows Server / IIS before and thus I am finding it a little difficult to deal with it. I even don't know ...
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Multiple servers with one domain name?

I have an old ASP.NET Server and Website running in IIS on this surver with many sub sites and pages for example: www.mysite.com/users/ www.mysite.com/tools/ www.mysite.com/orders/vieworders.aspx ...
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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 ...