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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Can't connect to IIS site on network IP

I've got a Server 2012 R2 box with IIS on it. I can't connect to the default website on the server's IP address. It stopped working after I disjoined one domain and joined another (not sure if this is ...
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web.config Rewrite https://url/somequerystring to https://url/index.php?img=somequerystring

I have an IIS web server with a basic complement of PHP and the rewrite module. I would like to take the url: https://url/index.php?querystring and "cloak it" into https://url/querystring I've ...
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Remove IIS from Win2008 R2 — side effects?

This might be an overly broad question, but I can't find a good answer when using search engines... I have a few servers that will be providing web-based services via apps that are not IIS. While I ...
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Performance degradation using PHP APC

Having configured and deployed PHP APC on a Windows server, the sites running PHP seem to have taken a hit in performance. They are slower than what they used to be. Disabling APC, returns them to ...
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Configure IIS to only server certain files to requests originating in the US?

The transfer of encrypted data or encryption systems from the US to foreign nations is tricky business as encryption can be categorized as a munition and can be governed by US export laws. I plan to ...
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Getting IIS Manager Application Pool Defaults from the command line

I was tasked to confirm settings on some (many many) servers. One thing I was told to do was to go in to Server Manager, Roles, Web Server (IIS), Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager and then ...
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Setup IIS 7 for multiple CMS instances

We have a CMS application that currently is hosted under domain, and each of our clients have a sub domain to point to their version of the software. This is all hosted in IIS as 1 website, and the ...
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This page has a redirect loop when using HTTP Redirect in IIS 8

This one's got me...all I'm trying to do is use the HTTP Redirect feature in IIS 8 to redirect to a different page/directory, but when I do, it says this page has a redirect loop. The site has ...
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Handler mapping on IIS / OWIN /Nancy for a CSV file

I've an issue with IIS and OWIN/Nancy, here is the setup of our server : Windows Server 2012 R2 IIS 8.5 OWIN with Nancy (middleware) ASP.NET 4.5 Application developed in F#. I want to download a ...
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Umlaut URLs fail in Tomcat when accessed via isapi_redirect

I have some PDF Documents in my Servlet that contain ä,ö,ü,ß, etc. On accessing the documents like this http://hostname:8080/ServletName/test_ä.txt the tomcat initially responded with an 404. After ...
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IS there a concise way to specify all verbs when defining a module mapping in iis

I'm trying to wrap my head around setting up a module mapping for IIS in a script. I've got the command %windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd set config /section:handlers ...
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exposing local website to the world using no-ip and local iis

I have web api service which I want to expose to the world. So I created no-ip account, download it's client app, configured no-ip host name. I then publish my web api project and create new ...
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The certificate is not trusted because the issuer certificate is unknown. (Error code: sec_error_unknown_issuer) Firefox

A website wants to switch an SSL certificate from Network Solutions to Gandi. Everything seemed to be installed correctly except that there is an error being thrown in Firefox only. On Chrome and IE, ...
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Asp.net web api exception only after deploying at IIS : A route named 'HelpPage_Default' is already in the route collection

I've read this question and tried the solutions mentioned there but I'm getting this exception only after i published the application to IIS of a remote server. In my local computer's IIS the ...
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IIS Server hanging at 350 requests per minute

I have a website that continuously hangs at 350 - 380 page requests per minute. It is a c# .NET 4 website running on a 2008 R2 server running iis 7 and SQL Server Express. It ultilises EF, version ...
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iis app pool set credentials not working for specific network account

I am trying to set app pool credentials for a speccific domain account for an ASP.net MVC project on iis 7.5 on a Windows 7 enterprise server. I am using .Net version 4 and I believe this is set ...
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Workaround for running McAfee ePO and WSUS on Same Server

I've come across a predicament recently where when WSUS requires IIS and MS Web Publishing Service. At the same time my anti-virus McAfee ePO requires Apache and some other web services to run in ...
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IIS Exceptions throw debugger prompt on console and hang all IIS web sites

We have a win2012 server that hosts several web sites. One of them (don't know which!) seems to have an issue, and when I am logged in to the server via rdp, there is a prompt to start a debugger ...
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web.config URL access and rewrite

I'm trying to clean up some URLs to a bunch of PDF files. Right now, you access a PDF by visiting the following: http://www.mywebsite.com/sites/default/files/reports/2010_Audit_Summary_Report.pdf ...
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IIS backup on Multiple servers from Powershell

Can someone help me with backup of IIS on multiple servers from powershell script remotely. I can take backup of IIS from powershell command. backup-webconfiguration -name IIS_backup. Also i have a ...
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using a self-signed certificate with Amazon SES

I'm configuring Amazon Simple Email Service, I get to the point when I try to send an email and I get the error message: The SMTP server requires a secure connection or the client was not ...
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Catching “request entity is too large” error

I am running a web server IIS 8.0 and using ASP.NET and C#. I have an upload box where the user can upload a file to the server and after a limit of about 50MB, a message appears on a white page: ...
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How do I restrict certificate authentication to specific users on IIS 8.0?

I am using IIS 8.0 on a Windows Server 2012 box. This is not a domain joined machine so Active Directory is not available to me. I've successfully configured certificate authentication. When ...
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Unexpected msi-Setup crash on server 2003

I am encountering the problem that I have an installer which works fine on other server 2003 enviroments but crashes on this one. My researches have lead me to the problem of installing IIS 6.0 - I ...
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Architecting for Load Testing

I'm trying to architect a set of web and database servers so that we can load test them. I'm running into some problems given the constraints I have to work with: We can't load test against ...
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IIS 8 Win 2012 R2 - Rewrite redirect not working, page not found, address not changing

I have an MVC4 app and trying to rediret pages so that both http://example.com/about and https://example.com/about direct to https://example.com/about (where about could be any other page also). I ...
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Do not sync serverAutoStart attribute on sites with web-deploy

I have a server farm where some machines are "pooled" resources, meaning that they have several sites deployed, but only one is active at a time. These machines are synced via web deploy using the ...
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What's the difference between a sessionKey and a key container?

I know how to export/import key containers in IIS using the aspnet_regiis command. Using that, I can export e.g. iisConfigurationKey that is used in applicationHost.config for the AesProvider and ...
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Configuring location redirects for IIS, behind ARR, on the application server

I have a WebForms application where a particular program no longer exists. Instead of returning a 404 response, the client insists they want this particular link to redirect to another page on the ...
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Unable to access intranet web site from client machine

I have installed windows 2008 r2 server on a machine with 2 network cards. I am able to access internet from this server. I have installed mysql and mssql 2008 on this machine. I can access both the ...
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Website own PHPMyAdmin [closed]

How to stop a client to access my databases if he uploads his own PHPMyAdmin in his website. We have a IIS server where user uploads there website through FTP and suddenly one user upload his project ...
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PHP temp uploaded files are not deleted on IIS due to 'Access Denied' for IUSR

When uploading a file by a HTML form to a PHP script, the uploaded file will remain in upload_tmp_dir, even when the request ended and this file was not removed explicitly by the PHP code. Expected ...
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php-cgi.exe on IIS crashes when server idles

php-cgi.exe on IIS crashes when server idles. There are no application or php error logs. There are no HTTP request when the process crashes. The process is crashing about 5 times a day. There is no ...
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windows single sign on tomcat through IIS Url rewrite

I'm facing a difficult setup where I have to configure single sign on, based on the logged in used on my tomcat application. I already took some steps which allow me to login via single sign on ...
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ISS 7 - how to know when user have shut down an app?

Is there a log file, which contains the user actions made inside IIS 7, like shutting down an app, cleaning the app pool, restart the server ?
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Test for ICMP/TCP timestamp responses and disable responses

We had a penetration test done on our servers and one of the vulnerabilities they suggested we fix is that the host responded to an ICMP timestamp request with TCP timestamp. I've looked around but ...
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Does IIS W3WP use non-blocking I/O to serve static content?

Let's say... IIS is serving a static .MP3 resource that is 10MB in size. The request for the resource comes in to HTTP.sys and is sent to the appropriate W3WP process to handle. The worker process ...
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How do I keep the ssl key for our website confidential?

I want to keep our SSL key for our website confidential. It's stored on 2 USB sticks, one in a safe deposit box and one I keep secure. And then I'm the only one who applies it to the web server so ...
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Multiple domains (with & without www prefix) on same server, running the same code

We've inherited the following website setup: one main website and around 130 secondary websites, which all point to the main website domain (through a CNAME DNS setup); Website is hosted on an IIS 6 ...
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Can I limit IIS to use one rather than two processors

Our ASP.NET app uses a component that is licensed by the number of processor cores. Unfortunately, our customer wants to deploy the app onto a multi-function server (IIS, SQL Server, file server, ...
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IIS Output Caching with ISAPI extension

I have an application running in IIS via an ISAPI extension with outputs JSON files based on the input URL (it works with a RESTful interface - the URLs are of the form ...
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High CPU utilisation w3wp.exe - GC issue?

I've inherited a website that uses a lot of session state. We've recently experienced continuous high CPU ~95-100% for prolonged period of times. When debugging using DebugDiag, it shows that there ...
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How can I use Powershell to add a site to my IIS or IISExpress server

Is it possible to add a site (and bindings) to my applicationHost.config file for IIS Express or IIS ? here's one I had to manually add (which works perfectly) ... <site name="Our Awesome ...
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Allowing a CGI-EXE app to access the registry

I have an exe app that I run on IIS (from C:\inetpub\wwwwroot in DefaultAppPool) and needs to access the registry, but it doesn't work, it seems like it doesn't have permission. What's weird is I ran ...
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Can't use FTP LIST with FTP User Isolation

I have created a user and IIS Manager Users in IIS8. I want to specifically create these users to access (read/write) a directory via FTP, nothing more, nothing less. I've created a new FTP Site with ...
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IIS 7 Redirect from HTTP to HTTPS fail with ampersand in URL

IIS 7 on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 I have added the following rule to my web.config to redirect all incoming request to HTTPS <rule name="HTTP to HTTPS redirect" stopProcessing="true"> ...
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RemoteApps missing on IIS sites

I accidentally deleted RDWeb on Sites under IIS, Screenshot attached. Any suggestions on how to bring it back?
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ETW provider guid for failed request tracing events

Does anyone know if IIS emits failed request tracing events as ETW events? I would like to listen and consume failed request tracing events emitted in IIS, using an ETW listener. If IIS does this, ...
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Is IIS SFTP natively supported by Windows Server 2012 R2?

Does Windows Server 2012 R2 have native SFTP support? I see a role FTP Server but it doesn't say whether this includes SFTP.
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To serve SSL, does the web server need outbound internet access?

I am having a problem with intermediate certificates, and wonder: Could the problem be (that clients report an intermediate cert is missing), be the result of my web server having zero outbound inet ...