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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Moving file security from one server to another (asp.net sites, IIS)

I am running windows server with asp.net websites and sql server 2008 and IIS 6. It is working fine. Now I need to move my asp.net websites to another windows server and I have hard time setting ...
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Web service access fails when users password is in notification period

We have a number of locally installed .Net applications that communicate via web services. Authentication in IIS is handled by Windows Authentication so no additional login is required. We recently ...
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Why does a pdf file download result in varying bytes logged, all with sc-status 200

I have a mojoportal CMS installation on an IIS7 server where users are reporting problems downloading a pdf file. It always downloads fine for me and most others, either displaying in browser or in ...
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Uninstall IIS on Windows 7

I've just rebuilt my development machine and installed IIS. I then installed the Web Deployment tool and used this to restore my previously-backed-up websites to the clean machine. Unfortunately the ...
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Load-Balancing with ARR + IIS on ports other than 80

Is there any way to use ARR to re-route requests to ports other than 80/443 (the default http/https ports, respectively)? We have several web applications that listen on ports other than 80 and would ...
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Is it possible to install IIS 7 on Windows XP?

Is it possible to install IIS 7 on Windows XP?
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Using the same machineKey across two web farms

We have two separate NLB web farms. The first farm runs an app that delivers content to the customer facing application on the second NLB. We've noticed a single Cryptographic error in our logs ...
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How to access website hosted on IIS of a virtual machine?

I have installed Windows Server 2008 on the latest version of Sun Virtual box. I have some web sites hosted in the Windows Server virtual machine. How can I access the websites hosted on the virtual ...
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What is the standard way to deploy memcached?

I have two IIS servers and two MySQL servers. On all servers I have some available memory (More than a GB). What is the standard way to deploy memcached? Should I add a new server especially for ...
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IIS 6.0 FTP Folder Permissions

I have a IIS FTP website setup like this \ftp\users\domain\public\public Software that runs on clients computers logs into the FTP server by specifying domain\public and moving to public, it then ...
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Helicon ISAPI_REWRITE for masking folder

I would like to use the Helicon ISAPI_REWRITE module to rewrite a url: 123.45.67.89/folder to www.site.com I need to mask the IP/folder due to an IIS structure change. The reason why I don't want ...
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ASP.NET Website not responding

I am setting with my server tech, trying to figure out what is going on here. When I try to access my site through a browser, my site hangs indefinately. It does not respond with anything, not even ...
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Windows 2003 IIS FTP Server Migration w/ User Accounts

I'm trying to figure out the best way to migrate an FTP server from old hardware to new hardware. The server is on a domain, but not all the users setup on the server (to use FTP) are domain accounts, ...
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Run CGI in IIS 7 to work with GET without Requiring POST Request

I'm trying to migrate an old CGI application from an existing Windows 2003 server (IIS 6.0) where it works just fine to a new Windows 2008 server with IIS 7.0 where we're getting the following ...
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Windows IIS test server setup

I picked up a new server to do some testing and need of a little help in setting up my environment at home. Here is what I would like to do: The test server will be used to test new code and ...
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ASP.NET area in IIS 7 on windows 2008

I don't see ASP.NET "area". In Add Remove programs I see .net framework 3.5 and WSE installed. May be I need particulary install the ASP.NET, but I don't know where I do this. In Windows 7 I have this ...
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Is it always necessary to restart IIS after installing an ISAPI filter?

Is it necessary to restart IIS when installing a new ISAPI filter? Always? Sometimes? When? I'd appreciate documentation links, if you have 'em. Thanks.
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High Availability with 2 servers?

Is it possible to have a high availability setup with 2 servers? Running Windows Web Server 2008 and MSSQL Web Edition (as I know Express isn't supported)? Getting to the point where our one ...
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IIS large amount of time before loading

I am running an ASP.NET 3.5 website on IIS 6 with Server 2003. Whenever I modify any of the ASPX files, any page on the site then takes about 2-3 minutes before it starts to load. Even the smallest ...
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IIS requesting certificates even though set to ignore

I have a web site in IIS 6 with directory security set to Require secure channel (SSL) and Require 128-bit encryption. Also, the Client certificates setting is set to "Ignore client certificates". ...
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Is there an IIS 7 Application Request Routing equivilent of Apache's ProxyPreserveHost?

Title is basically it. I have tomcat running on localhost:8080 and I'm attempting to use IIS 7 with ARR to reverse proxy to it, which half works. The request is getting to tomcat but with the Host ...
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Windows Server traffic monitor that show traffic for each connected IP

I would like to see traffic in bytes of individual users (IP's) in real time. Logging would be good too. Additionally I would like to see which process (CGI.exe, php script etc) they are connected to ...
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Creating an app pool a month to limit the scope of issues

I have about 360 sites running on a single app pool. Now I know we have a coding issue with one of those sites, were we have accidentally coded a memory leak. So what happens is the site runs, the ...
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I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 box with IIS 7.5

In Event viewer i have found this: The World Wide Web Publishing Service service entered the stopped state. - - 7036 0 4 0 0 0x8080000000000000 6913 System ...
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MySQL query (over SSL) fails in IIS 7 using default AppPool identity

I am trying to run a website locally in Windows 7 under IIS 7. I have the AppPool configured to use "Classic" mode, but connecting to a MySQL DB that requires SSL fails. If I change the identity to my ...
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2 (or 3 or 4…) websites in IIS, pointing to same ASP.NET application IIS

I wish to maintain a single a single code base (ASP.NET app) setup at c:\inetpub\wwwroot\myApp, and point several IIS websites at this single code base. Will this be an issue? Will IIS see this as a ...
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IIS asks for login/pass when accessed using hostname but not when 'localhost' is used. Why?

I have setup IIS on my xp machine and have setup a default homepage (that comes with the IIS installed). It is a help page I think. when I access the page with http://localhost it works fine ...
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IIS Strategies for Accessing Secured Network Resources

Problem: A user connects to a service on a machine, such as an IIS web site or a SQL Server database. The site or the database need to gain access to network resources such as file shares (the most ...
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PHP ignores upload_tmp_dir?

LS, I am using IIS7 with PHP (FastCGI). I set up the upload_tmp_dir to "X:\Temp" instead of leaving it empty, but it's still using "C:\Windows\Temp" for some reason. I did give the following users ...
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IIS FTP error: 426 Connection closed; transfer aborted

I have an IIS FTP set up on Windows 2003 SP2 (S1). Everyday in the early morning, a script on another server (S2) will run and initiate FTP transfer of pulling log files from S1 to S2. The FTP client ...
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Providing a public Web-Hosting service on MS Windows - advice and resources

Are there any resources offering advice on how to setup a microsoft based web-hosting service? I currently offer LAMP hosting with cPanel, but there is some demand for IIS & SQL Server. As far as ...
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Where to download IIS5.1

Where I can download IIS 5.1?
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Powershell import-module webadministration

Every time I execute this command invoke-command -computername REMOTEPC -scriptblock { import-module WebAdministration; new-item "$env:systemdrive\inetpub\testsite" -type directory; New-WebSite -Name ...
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IIS Configuration Synchronization for Web Server Farm?

I'm wondering if there is any good/easy way to get the IIS configurations synchronized? I'm going to be setting up a pair of IIS Servers with Network Load Balancing. I can get the data files (html, ...
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WSS and CAG , _layout pages break

Alright, I've searched everywhere and I cannot find the answer, due to the rarity of our setup. WSS 3.0/IIS 6.0/WinServer 2003 We have a sharepoint site that is in good shape, almost. Its TCP and ...
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I need a tutorial for IIS/ASP.Net administration

My technical support staff is only a little familiar with IIS and that's only as far as install goes. They need to install/update and configure ASP.Net web applications and WCF services that we write. ...
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Replace Whole Site by FTP

I've got a set of tools which periodically (about once a day) generate a complete set of static HTML pages for a site with associated folder structure etc. I then need to put those file onto the ...
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https not working… binding set, certificate installed

I've installed the certificate and set the https bindings. However, when I load the site on https it does not load. I've looked at all the settings but everything seems correct. I've restarted the ...
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Disable caching on a specific Classic ASP page

Not sure if I really am on the right forum, but if not, just tell me. I have a page that is coded in Classic ASP which is used to send email. We are currently having a problem in which the page seem ...
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Website requests not reaching IIS?

To start off with a confession, I am not a server admin - just a developer tasked with getting to the root of a problem. Please be gentle! I have an intranet ASP.NET website running in IIS on a ...
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Is 30 calls / second a lot for one IIS server?

We have a RIA application that 300 clients concurrently use in an intranet environment. Together they make 30 calls / second to IIS (asp.net) (actually it's 60 but calls are loadbalanced over two IIS ...
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403.4 won't redirect in IE7

I have a secured folder that requires SSL. I have set it up in IIS(6) to require SSL. We don't want the visitors to be greeted with the "must be secure connection" error, so I have modified the 403.4 ...
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Repair .NET Framework on Windows 2008 R2

One of our web servers has become inoperable and after some searching we think the .NET Framework might be corrupted in some way. The server runs Windows 2008 R2 and uses the 2.0 framework for the ...
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IIS - Tracing Web requests/resposes

Being developer; I love Fiddler... Is there similar tool/utility (preferably free) for server side tracing the web requests and the responses? I would love some utility which is fiddler like, i-e on ...
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IIS7 authentication

To give our user's the ability to protect content on their IIS6 sites we used a tool called IISPassword which emulates .htaccess to provide Basic authentication. There isn't support for IISPassword ...
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IIS7 web farm - local or shared content?

We're setting up an IIS7 web farm with two servers. Should each server have its own local copy of the content, or should they pull content directly from a UNC share? What are the pros and cons of each ...
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HTTP downloads slow - FTP of same file very fast - Windows 2003

I am having some issues with download speeds on my site via http, i am averaging around 70kbps downloading a file that is around 70mb. But if i connect to my server via FTP and download the same file ...
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Zero downtime uploads / Rollback in IIS

I'm not sure if this is the right way to ask this question, but here's basically what i'd like to do: 1.) Push a changeset to a site in IIS. 2.) Don't interrupt the users. 3.) Be able to roll back ...
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IIS 7.5 stops serving requests for no apparent reason

We're running a site on 4 virtual Win 2008 R2 64 bit servers. (On top of Hyper-V physical servers) This is the only site on the IIS, and we use Windows Network Load Balancing to share the load ...
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Passive ftp on Server 2008

I have a new Windows 2008 server with IIS7. When I connect to the ftp in active mode, it works fine. In passive mode, it connects, but then times out trying to get the directory listing. I tried ...