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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self-signed certificate for iis 6.0

how do i setup a self-signed certificate for multiple websites?
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Antivirus Configuration for dedicated SQL and dedicated IIS Servers

Our corporate standard is McAfee Enterprise, unfortunately this is non-negotiable. On two types of servers I'm responsible for, SQL & Web, we have noticed major performance issues with the ...
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Is it a bad idea to run an asp.net app pool with the same identity as IIS's anon user?

Subject says it all really, Thinking on security terms, I want to give each site on my server its own user account, so that they can't access each other's data. I also want to use integrated ...
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Could not load all ISAPI filters after installing VS2010 on Win 7 - 64bit

My website was working locally on my Win 7 64 bit machine. I then installed VS2010 opted to not upgrade to .NET 4.0 Now when i go to my site i get the following error HTTP Error 500.0 - Internal ...
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smtp server in iis6/ win2003 - how to prevent hackers/spammers from using it

Anyone have any checklist for securing the smtp server on my web server so no one else can hack it and send spam fro it?
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Monitor ASP.NET Session State Variables

We are running a number of ASP.NET applications on W2K3 Server and IIS 6.0, and are looking for a way to be able to monitor ASP.NET session state variables (InProc) that are stored in memory. We are ...
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What is the IIS7 default keepalive time?

What is the IIS7 default time for HTTP keepAlive?
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Best PerfCounters for monitoring system health of IIS, WCF, WWF and .Net for a Workflow based solution

We have a solution built in .Net that will be installed into a client environment. The solution will span multiple servers and be running on multiple tiers. The client makes us of MOM (Microsoft ...
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Could not load file or assembly “homebrew.dll”. Access is denied

We have a webservice running on IIS written in c#. Lately we've been having this Could not load file or assembly "mycustomlibrary.dll". Access is denied. It doesn't happen every time on the same ...
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IIS load balancing and site deployment

currently I have a site sits on one IIS7 server. When we deploy a new version of the site, we bring the site down and display an offline page. What I really want is have two same exact copies of the ...
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Need a Company to Fix My Plesk & IIS on windows 2008 [SOLVED] [closed]

I need to know a name of a company to fix my server install and get my sites running again. Windows 2008 IIS 7 Plesk 9.x The problem started when Level 2 of my hosting company adjusted a FTP users ...
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Round robin DNS for dynamic website

We want to setup multiple servers hosting the same site. Each server (iis6 or iis7) is on its own. Meaning it does not sjare any information with the others. They are not even in the same country. ...
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ASP.Net application can no longer write to DB after having run out of disk space

I'm a software developer troubleshooting a sticky problem on a client's production server, and I've got a bit of a problem. They have a virtual server running Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 R1 ...
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SubjectAltNames supported on IIS 5?

I just generated a certificate with a CN and two subject alternative names (3 differents fqdn) and i always get a handshake failure, whatever the ssl version i use: 14177:error:1407F0E5:SSL ...
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Old network login passed to IIS

Let me start by saying that I am not a server guy - I am a developer. But I develop and manage an ASP.NET application that uses Windows authentication. I've run into the problem I am about to describe ...
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Can I use IIS to do ActiveDirectory single-sign-on for another website?

I'm trying to add Active Directory single-sign-on support to an existing SOAP server. The server can be configured to accept a trusted reverse-proxy and use the X-Remote-User HTTP header for the ...
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IIS 7 rewriting subdomain to point at a specific port

Having installed Team Foundation Server 2010 on Windows Server 2008, I need an easy URL for our developers to access their repositories. The default URL for the TFS repositories is ...
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ASPNET WMI class not available

I need to extract the ASPNET\Requests Queued performance counter from some IIS servers via WMI. The WMI class for this sort of thing appears to be contained in Win32_PerfFormattedData_ASPNET_ASPNET. ...
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Renaming IIS Website names

I'm wanting to rename some websites in IIS for organization purposes. I assume that the name is just meta data and won't cause any errors or problems but I'm not sure. Is there anything that relies on ...
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PHP & IIS 6 Encoding problem

The server is running Windows 2003 with IIS 6.0.3790.1830 x86 (iis.dll). My database server is Microsoft SQL Server 2000. My PHP version is 5.3. The original application is hosted on appserv1 and ...
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IIS application pool and UAC

My system is Windows Server 2008 R2 with IIS 7.5. I need to run a site which is allowed to do some administrative tasks. I have created an AD user account and added it to all the required groups. The ...
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nginx, sticky session and IIS

I am using nginx as the load balancer and IIS to server asp.net pages. However I am having trouble figuring out how to set sticky session in nginx. Is it possible? Thanks.
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IIS SMTP configuration gets reset?

LS, A few months ago I configured our recently acquired Windows Server 2008 server. I set up the IIS SMTP, everything was working great. However, a few days back the IIS SMTP server just lost it's ...
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Access Virtual PC Website from Host Browser

I have Virtual PC 2007 running Windows XP. I can access a website setup on the Virtual machine from a browser in the Virtual machine. How do I setup the virtual machine so I can access the website ...
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install php on server08 manaully

Looking to install php on a 08 box already holding iis/sql box. I've tried the webinstaller a couple times but the installer locks before completion or managing to echo any sort of error message. ...
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AppCmd returns error: Object 'SET' is not supported

I am trying to set SSL Host Headers and Secure Site Bindings in IIS7. I followed the directions on this website http://www.digicert.com/ssl-support/ssl-host-headers-iis-7.htm (among others), but when ...
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Perfmon: which counter identifies that threads are waiting?

While load testing an ASP.NET app, we find that the pages are taking 20-30 sec under heavy load. We suspect this is because the pages are waiting for database calls or web services. Is there a ...
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How to backup/restore IIS 5.1 or move to another machine?

We have a web based application that run on an Intranet. For various reasons, we are constrained to using Win XP and the version of IIS that ships with it, 5.1. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/325889 ...
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Import IIS6 website configuration into IIS7

I have many websites hosted on IIS6 and I want to migrate them to IIS7. It is enough if the basic configuration (folder, virtual folders inside, hostheaders, ) is migrated. a great part of the ...
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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 ...