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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Monitoring IIS with SNMP

I'm trying to monitor IIS using the Windows integrated SNMP service (for versions 2000, 2003 ans 2008 of Windows Server, but i'm doing my experiments on a 2008 R2 box). So far I was able to install ...
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Can IIS6 compression file types be configured on a per-site basis?

The following article explains how to customise the file types that can be compressed in IIS 6: Customizing the File Types IIS Compresses (IIS 6.0) [MS TechNet] The metabase settings discussed are ...
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How to connect to IIS and SQL Server Express on Windows 7 host from XP Mode

I am running IIS and SQL Server 2008 Express on my Windows 7 host, and I'd like to be able to connect to them in XP Mode. My host machine is not a part of a domain, only a workgroup. So far, I've ...
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Get directory listing in IIS when default document exists

How do i get directory listing on IIS when default.aspx exists in that directory
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CURL on PHP 5.2 works in CLI but not in IIS

I have a Windows 2003 Server running IIS with php 5.2.8, I'm trying to use CURL, and it works in CLI mode (if i execute php.exe) but it does not seem to be registered when running under IIS. The ...
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Configure SSRS 2008 on Windows Server 2008 R2 - Blank Page

I think I have everything set up for reporting services to work. But when I go to the report manager URL it just says "home" at the top, and there are no options to click properties,etc. The page is ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - How do I change IIS Settings?

I think I've looked through all the menus and control panel and I can't find anything to configure IIS. I feel like IIS is already installed because SQL Server Reporting services has a webpage ...
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IIS displaying page differently when localhost is used in URL vs. hostname

I'm having (yet another) strange problem with IIS. When viewing an ASPX page I've designed on my local machine by browsing to http://localhost/page.aspx the page looks as expected (and looks the same ...
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What is the best way to create a failover cluster for my IIS website?

Our eCommerce website currently runs on two servers: SQL server: 2005 x 86 on Windows Server 2003 Standard x86 with a single dual core processor and 4 gb of memeory IIS server: Windows Server 2008 ...
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How to limit processor time for specific web site running under IIS on windows web server 2008?

What tool could I use to limit processor time for specific web site running under IIS on windows web server 2008? Best regards, Alexey Zakharov
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Which free IMAP-supporting webmail would you recommend?

Considering a machine with IIS 7.5/PHP 5.2/asp.net and mysql/MSSQL available, which webmail would you pick? Don't think it's relevant but the mail server is installed on localhost, and is hmailserver. ...
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How do you tell if IIS is I/O bound?

Running IIS 6 on Windows 2003 server (with a web service app). I suspect the machine is network I/O bound. I'm hearing reports of errors - but not seeing those errors in the IIS logs. What is the ...
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How to setup IIS subdomain pointing to folder on remote machine?

Im trying to serve static content through a subdomain. The physical folder is shared on a second machine in the same local domain. How do I safely setup permissions on the shared folder so that ...
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What is the recommended approach to add static subdomains to a website?

I would like to create a few static subdomains like: mycategory.mydomain.com in a rather small website and would like it to point to the folder: mydomain.com/mycategory without showing ...
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Configuring DNS and IIS for multiple domains on a single server

I might be over complicating this but...I am hosting several websites and dns for the domains on a single server: domain1.net domain1.com domain2.net I have three items which I'm trying to work ...
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Can not access IIS7 website externally - but can locally

I have 2 websites, site A running on port 80 and site B configured to run on port 8080. I can access site A no problem, but site B I can only access from the local web server machine. Externally it ...
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Configure IIS to rewrite IP Address to Site Name

So i've started my first web site from home, and I'm trying to get it up and running and google crawlable and the like, but I can't seem to figure out how to have my site name returned in the address ...
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Set disk quota for IIS Manager user

Is it possible set disk quota for IIS manager user? Best regards, Alexey Zakharov
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In an IIS Log what does “…” mean in a “cs(Cookie)” column?

I've checked MSDN, and the W3C format, but nothing seems to explain what causes IIS to output "..." in the "cs(Cookie)" column. My assumption is that the cookie is "too big", but I'd like to know for ...
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Is it possible to define a virtual directory in IIS and make the files relative to the physical directory and not to the virtual directory?

Is it possible to define a virtual directory in IIS and somehow make the files in that directory relative to the physical directory and not to the virtual directory ? For instance on my server I have ...
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PHP cURL how to check if compiled?

I'm trying to get the cURL extension for PHP working in IIS. If in my php.ini file there is no ;extension=php_curl.dll, does that mean that PHP has not been compiled with cURL? Thanks.
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How to connect to a remote IIS with INETMGR on WIndows 7

I can't seem to find any way to connect to a remote IIS instance with my local INETMGR on my Windows 7 machine. It shows my settings for my local IIS and everything I've tried from clicking various ...
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How do you pronounce IIS? [closed]

I would always just spell it out saying "Eye Eye Ess," but my boss always calls it "Two Ess," like the II is roman numeral. I know it stands for Internet Information so it is not really numbers, but ...
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How to install PHP cURL on IIS?

How do I go about installing PHP cURL on IIS? I have copied the php_curl.dll file into the PHP extensions folder, what else do I need to do? Thanks
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Why won't IIS serve my website? - 404 Page Not Found

Built a brand new server, with a fresh copy of Windows Server 2003 x86 Enterprise Edition w/SP2. Installed the .NET Framework 1.1, 2.0, 3.5, and 4.0 Added the "Domain Controller" and "Application ...
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IIS 7.5 - how to get?

My servers are currently running IIS 7 (windows 2008). Is there any way to get IIS 7.5 without upgrading to 2008 R2? The reason I ask is that they are 32 bit servers and there is no upgrade path ...
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windows 2008 server move users to new server

I have a new server that is replacing a current windows 2008 server r2. I want to move all the local users and IIS sites to the new box. Is there away to export the two and import them on the new box? ...
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Is it safe to install dotnet 3.5 on an IIS server running a dotnet 1.1 web application?

If I recall correctly, this is fine, the different versions coexist peacefully, but I just want to double-check there's no possibility of problems (I'm installing the newer version of the .net ...
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Host http:// and https:// for same domain on separate IIS servers

Is it possible to host http://example.com and https://example.com on two separate IIS servers?
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IIS6/7 Doesn't enable HTTP Response Headers for content expiration/caching by default?

I just realized that by default when you create a new site in IIS it defaults to not including any expiration headers. I had been assuming it would be enabled with something reasonable like a day or ...
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WWW or no WWW - WHERE DO I CONFIGURE THIS?

For my site i need to have www included but currently it's saying Under Construction when i go to the site with www. For example: www.example.com - gives me Under Construction example.com - works ...
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Is there a way to have a virtual directory in iis 7 point to another domain?

Let us say I have two subdomains: http://content.mydomain.com and http://app.mydomain.com. http://content.mydomain.com is pointing at a different server than http://app.mydomain.com is. Is there a ...
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IIS: redirect to a webpage if authentication fails

We have an IIS site (MOSS 2007) that uses Windows Authentication. When a user that has forgotten their password tries to login the servers keeps sending 401 requests. This means on IE the user gets ...
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Can't find IIS manager on SQL Reporting Services 2008 machine to setup FQDN

I've got a machine that I inherited that runs SSRS 2008. I can't seem to find IIS anywhere on this machine, yet it's serving up content over port 80. I look under services and there is no WWW ...
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IIS 502 error when using a CNAME

I have a cname record to a dyndns address. This has worked fine in the past, but now if I use the cname error I get a 502 error from IIS 7. The dyndns address works fine and so does the actual ip ...
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IIS management console is not installed.It is necessery to install IIS 7.what to do?

Andrew, M facing the same problem.IIS Management console is not present under web management tool.Two options are there 1>IIS 6 management compatibility 2>IIS Management Scripts & Tools. checked ...
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Strange IIS hits originating from Trend Micro

I'm trying to trace thru an error on a extranet site I maintain. I've had a look thru the logs, and I'm seeing hits originate from these IP addresses: 216.104.15.130 216.104.15.138 216.104.15.142 ...
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Where to set timeout value for website?

I have a website that has its own application pool and uses ASP.net. The application interfaces with a SQL database. I changed the IIS timeout value from 20 minutes to 30 minutes but it still tinmes ...
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IIS6 Sending a 404 for “.exe” files

Recently a bunch of files I had setup for download via IIS6's web server stopped working. They are a number of setup files ending in ".exe" and were working prior to a few months ago. I have the ...
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Which mail server is good on Windows Server 2008?

If we have two options MailEnable Standard hMail Server Which one we should choose?
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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 ...