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 redirect into subdirectory

I have under my default web site the directories: /myapp/ /myapp/v1/ /myapp/v2/ /myapp/v3/ /myapp/administration/ Now I would like to http-redirect all users who type /myapp or /myapp/ or ...
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IIS 6 running constantly at around 40-50%

We recently installed a new version of an inhouse web application and according to the task manager the IIS process (w3wp.exe) is constantly using around 40-60% cpu while in previous version it was ...
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filter requests based on path using ARR w/ IIS 7.5, on the site level

I've got two sites configured on different ports, one for public and one for trusted connections. I've got filters on URLs within the ARR settings, for some internal URLs that shouldn't be proxied ...
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IIS Orphaned Requests

We have IIS 7 running a Classic ASP app and I've been noticing the following issue lately. Over the course of the day, if I look at Server Node --> Worker Processes some requests seem to fill up ...
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IIS Server only accesible on port 80 within network

I have an IIS 8 server running under Windows Server 2012. When it is accessed over port 80, I can access it from within the network. With an internal IP address of 192.168.1.14, I can go to ...
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Password protect single directory in IIS 8

How can I password protect a single directory in IIS 8 under Windows Server 2012 Standard? Example: I want to be able to access mysite.com, but when navigating to mysite.com/secured, I want to be ...
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SetEnvIfNoCase Host: .htaccess to web.config conversion

I have tried IIS Manager and some online conversion tools but I can't figure out how to achieve the following .htaccess rules in a web.config file: SetEnvIfNoCase Host my-domain.com nopassreq ...
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Can I have a DNS wildcard binding in multiple servers?

I have a Win 2k8 server that hosts multiple IIS apps that are under one domain, example.com. The need for a second server has increased and will need to get more servers to host my apps. On my ...
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IIS Custom AD account for app pool and 500 for most static content

I just tried this morning to switch an old ASP.NET site's app pool to one that use an AD account for SQL access, upon doing so most of the static content on the site was unavailable (i.e. some images ...
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Recommended values for DIPR configuration on a web-server

Microsoft has this great module for IIS server: The Dynamic IP Restrictions (DIPR) module for IIS 7.0 and above provides protection against denial of service and brute force attacks on web ...
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Why is my self-signed wildcard certificate not working?

I have successfully created and used a self-signed certificate on my development machine (IIS 7.5 - Windows 7). To do this I generated a self signed cert with a common name (CN) = app.localhost and ...
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Authentication Prompt is Looping Forever on Website Hosted on Internal Server in IIS

I've created a plain HTML file in a newly created web site in IIS. Also, I've disabled anonymous authentication and I've enabled windows authentication. I'm trying to authenticate using a domain user ...
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Display Custom Error on iis 8

I have a big problem, my custom error pages works on the dev machine but not on the server.. my web config is like this: <system.web> <customErrors mode="On" ...
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IIS ARR/Reverse Proxy 502 Errors for Larger Files

I have an API written in Python which I am accessing with IIS 7.5 via the ISAPI extension PyISAPIe. I thought it would be sensible to separate this API from our main site, so it is in a different site ...
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Get list of physical paths of all websites on IIS

I have been asked to get involved server migration task . I have been given task to get list of physical paths of all websites hosted on IIS . I know how to get individual websites path in IIS using ...
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Configuring HAProxy for RPC, only one host

I've tried several ideas on how to get this to work, including Squid, Pound, and now HAProxy, which seems to be the closest yet, so far. I have an NGinx server which I have set to be the primary web ...
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IIS cache headers for selective file types

I have an application that serves .js, .css and .gif, and bunch others (.xls, .htm,.pdf....etc) file types. My requirement is to allow browser caching of .js, .css and .gif files but not allow any ...
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Timer_EntityBody IIS Error

I'm getting the Timer_EntityBody error in my HTTP error log. I'm familiar with what it means what I'm not familiar with is what does the preceding 4 mean in: - 4 Timer_EntityBody
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TFS 2013 intermittent error: TF400732: the request has been canceled

Recently, we installed TFS 2013. Since installing it, we keep getting the error "TF400732: the request has been canceled." when opening TFS with the browser or performing some tasks from Visual ...
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SSL Mismatched Address Certificate Error on IIS 7

We have a local application server (trisha0002), and on this server we have an application (FlexibleBenefits). When we install SSL for this application, it gives Mismatched Address. What can be the ...
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IIS 7 Advanced Logging Filters

I'm trying to separate normal from mobile traffic using Filtering in IIS Advanced Logging, but it is not working. I have one definition with: ('User Agent' Equals '.*android.*') and the "Enable as ...
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Routing 1 ARR to Mutliple WebFarms

I'm using Windows 2008 R2 with Application Request Routing 3.0. I've got my ARR box that is routing currently to 1 Web Farm, that comprises of a few servers. I can create a 2nd Web Farm, but I can't ...
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Where to place files for download on website? [closed]

Out of these following options, what would you guys recommend as a best practice or approach? I have a website that has a ton of pdf and word files that any one can click to download. What is the best ...
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How To Work Around Apache Bind Port 80 Error

I believe my problem is related to the order in which windows services start. I have been searching this error before posting here. We are running Windows Server 2003. Both Apache (port 80) and IIS ...
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IIS web application hangs (but not after changing Application Pool). Why?

I built a .NET web application which was running correctly on my production server across the span of a few small deploys, but starting yesterday, it would hang indefinitely for any HTTP request which ...
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How to perform an assessment of an existing network? [closed]

I work as an IT guy for a small company with 2 offices. Currently we are in the process of moving our entire network infrastructure to a different host because we are running everything on extremely ...
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Multiple non-http services, 1 static IP [closed]

I have an issue where we have several non-http(s) services which we would like to access from across the WAN. SSH is a primary protocol we'd be using, FTP as well. Here's how things are laid out. We ...
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Windows server and ddns which binding and sql hostname do i use?

i'm trying to connect to websites on this server from outside the network. i've opened ports in router and firewall and can ping the ports using portchecker. let's pretend i want to use wordpress or ...
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Multiple wildcard certificates on one IIS site?

We already have an SSL certificate for *.foo.com pointing to an IIS site. Now we want to point *.bar.co.nz point to the same web application and will purchase another wildcard certificate. Is it ...
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How to run nginx and IIS side by side in windows 8.1? [closed]

Is it possible to run IIS and nginx side by side on windows 8.1 enterprise? Right now I have installed both, but when I run WordPress for test, this is IIS that runs my WordPress. I run nginx as ...
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IIS worker process is getting killed each day at the same time

We have a problem with our production servers. Worker process restarts each day at 04:00 and 17:30. First restart is scheduled one, defined by our configuration. Second one is a mystery, and we're not ...
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Issues installing MSSQL extension in IIS

Hello long time lurker first time poster, I'm running PHP 5.4 on IIS and have installed the extensions mssql (SQLSRV30.exe) and activated the extension in the PHP manager. However, whenever I use ...
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Configuring SSL through IIS on an AWS EC2 Windows instance

I am trying to enable HTTPS connections to a website hosted through IIS on an Amazon EC2 instance. The instance is running Windows Server 2012. I do not have a wildcard certificate. The EC2 instance ...
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How can I tell if any website references a directory in inetpub\wwwroot?

I have a server that has hosted many sites over the years... as many as a hundred. I've got a lot of cruft in \inetpub\wwwroot that has not been well managed. Say I have a directory called ...
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IIS 7.5 Error Could not find file 'con.asp' when switching to “Content View” [Image Attached]

When changing from features view to content view I get the following error "Could not find file 'con.asp'.", shown below There's never been a con.asp in the folder as for as I'm aware and generally ...
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Can an IIS website on any port be the target of a subdomain

I have an IIS webserver hosting lets say www.mysite.com on port 80. I have several other websites on ports 8881-8889. I would like to have sub domains so sd1.mysite.com resolves to the site on port ...
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IIS Reverse Proxy return custom page

I have an Elasticsearch cluster that I access through a reverse proxy using IIS7's ARR and URL Rewrite. I can currently perform an HTTP POST to the proxy server and have it sent to the ES cluster, ...
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IIS Maximum Worker Process spins only two while max is set to four

I've set my Application pool to Start Mode = AlwaysRunning and the Maximum Worker Processes = 4. And I've set Preload Enabled = True on the website. After recycling the AppPool only two workers spin ...
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IIS URL Rewrite - Redirect any HTTPS traffic to sub-domain

Our hosting environment dictates all secure traffic music travel over a particular sub-domain. We are using the .NET CMS Umbraco, which as far as I'm aware doesn't have any functionality to 'assign' ...
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How do you hide folders in IIS (hide 403 and avoid 301)?

I asked this question on http://security.stackexchange.com/ and was told to put it here We are getting ready for our pen test scan, and one of the issues we have is Hidden Directory Detection via a ...
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Error connecting to sql server database when running IIS from DMZ

I've been working on this for a few days now. One of our clients has a 3 tier server plan - an IIS server, an application server (where the Asp.Net MVC3 application is located) and the db server. All ...
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Does slow client connections have impact on iis?

Is IIS affected by the connection speed of a client? Example: Let say a desktop client has a superfast internet connection and downloads a small file which takes one second. Now we have 60 clients ...
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IIS 7.5 App pool setting “Virtual Memory Limit (KB)” seems to take effect at a different level

I'm diagnosing problems with / trying to control a website which has a memory leak. The IIS setting "Virtual Memory Limit (KB)" has been set to 15728640 (15GB!) but the App pool seems to be recycling ...
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Connection Reset error trying to set up HTTPS locally using VS and IIS Express

I'm trying to set up Facebook authentication on my application, so I tried following the steps at this page: ...
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IIS FTP server command MFMT - What versions (if any) support it?

What FTP Service versions of Microsoft Internet Information Services, if any, support the proposed (and now expired?) FTP server command extension MFMT? NOTES The proposed MFMT ("Modify Fact: ...
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403 with accessing Hosted IIS server

A client has several servers hosted which are running IIS 7. From any other server within the same hosting server there are no problems accessing our ASP.net website but from the clients office they ...
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Why would IIS use two different PHP installs?

I've inherited this Windows Server 2008 server that we use as our primary web server and have lately been running into some oddities. Previously, PHP was installed by just downloading a zip file, ...
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IIS 6 immediate log flush

In troubleshooting an issue with a web service, I need to examine the HTTP log created by IIS 6 on a Win2003 box. As I'm sure you are aware there is a log buffer that prevents writing to file every ...
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Automate app pool recycling of an Azure Cloud Service Web Role

How can I script (e.g. using PowerShell) the action to recycle the app pool of a web site hosted in a Web Role on Azure Cloud Services? Only one instance of the cloud service is running (used for ...
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Are there any reasons that downloading files as a zip would exclude files?

We have an issue with downloading packages in courses inside our learning management system. For example in course ABC123 if you go to the Files area in the control panel and check any of the boxes ...