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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Configuring external SMTP server on Azure VM - messages staying in queue

I have an external SMTP provider: auth.smtp.1and1.co.uk I am trying to send SQL Server Reporting Services emails via this on an Windows 2012 Azure VM. It is configured sufficiently correctly for ...
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32 Bit Tomcat ISAPI Redirector not working on 64 bit Win Server 2012 R2

I have a Web App that uses Tomcat and the ISAPI Redirector DLL to route user requests to my old 32 bit Java app. I copied the app and setup over to my test 64 bit Windows Server 2012 R2 and configured ...
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Removing application from IIS 6

I have an iis 6 server that someone else used before and there are a few applications in the defaultAppPool. I would like to be able to only keep the default application. How can I remove an ...
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IIS rewrite to another domain in the same server

Which is the format for rewriting a url from one site (domain A) to another site (domain B), both sites (and domains) hosted in the same IIS server, with a rewrite (not redirect) rule? Thanks
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IIS 7.5 URL Rewrite and 404 Not Found

I'm trying to setup a reverse proxy using IIS to proxy request on port 80 to a local virtual machine on port 8080. The rewriting rule was setup using IIS GUI "Reverse Proxy" rule. However it work very ...
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IIS server gives 406 error on trying to download .img file

We have an embedded product that download its firmware upgrade via HTTP using a program called nvtools. This works from a linux server using Apache. But we switched to a Windows server using IIS. Now ...
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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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performance monitor in iis 7 to monitor which website is using most resources (asp.net)

I am using Windows Server 2008 R2 and IIS 7.5, and am hosting multiple websites on the same webserver. Is it possible to use Performance Monitor to know on average which website is using the most ...
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Is it safe to set validateIntegratedModeConfiguration=false in order to continue using identity impersonate=true?

We have upgraded an ASP.NET web application from IIS6 to IIS7 integrated mode. Our application uses: <identity impersonate="true"/> and therefore we have had to set: <validation ...
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Recovering files from IIS system (inetsrv) directory?

Some file from my inetsrv directory (c:\windows\system32\inetsrv) were accidentally removed. Is there a way to get them back? Reinstalling IIS server role doesn't help, because Windows doesn't remove ...
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Websites not resolving for SOME users

I have some websites that are not resolving for SOME users using a certain internet provider. Two of the websites are on totally different servers. If people try to get to the websites from their ...
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Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) application + ADFS 2.0 on Classic pipeline mode - Is it possible?

I have a working test application that uses Windows Idendity Foundation SDK and ADFS 2.0 for authentication, which runs on Windows Server 2008 R2, IIS 7.5, Integrated managed pipeline application pool ...
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Load balancing 2x IIS Webservers, across subnets

Morning chaps, Currently we've got one virtual webserver, and if it goes down, nobody can login or access our Intranet. To resolve this I've installed two test servers (2012 R2), one on our first ...
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IIS seems to redirect my request

I just deployed a Web API to the testing IIS server of my company at staging.mycompany.com. This staging IIS server has 2 websites. The main public company website (staging version) and my Web API (...
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IIS reports a System.Runtime.Serialization.SerializationException when trying to load a dll

I've been fighting with IIS the last few days and the error that IIS generates is: Exception: System.Runtime.Serialization.SerializationException Message: Unable to find assembly 'FluentNHibernate, ...
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Access Denied on LAN IIS Access via Integrated Authentication

I have an IIS 7.5 (Win2k8R2) Webserver, which publishes an UNC Share (on a Fileserver) with restricted access. The AppPool Identity is a Domain User-Account with read access to mentioned UNC path. ...
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Is it possible to configure the location of “Temporary ASP.NET Files” folder in IIS?

Under IIS7.5 after switching pool identity to domain user I got this error: "The current identity (domain\username) does not have write access to 'C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\...
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IIS reset fails after updating .NET framework

After I uninstalled Visual Studio 2010 beta 2 and installed Visual Studio 2010 RC, executing IISRESET gives the following error message: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\VC>iisreset ...
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Need some clarification on Kerberos Constrained Delegation and SPN's

I can't seem to get a grip on what Kerberos Constrained Delegation and SPN's are... I've been reading up on IIS and these topics play a huge part when it comes to IIS. I've read about creating SPN's ...
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Modifying IIS Recycle period restarts timer?

My IIS is set to recycle after a specific elapsed time. What happens when I change this setting? Is the internal IIS timer resets, or does it continue from the same point in time? For example, the ...
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Upgrade Windows Server 2008R2 to support SNI

I have a "Windows Server 2008 R2" with the "IIS7.5" and stumble now, when it comes to the topic of SSL: IIS7 does not support SNI. How can SNI be retrofitted or alternatively how can I install "IIS8"...
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How to bind subdomain to XAMPP site on Windows server that's also running IIS? [closed]

I've got a Windows Web Server 2008 R2, which is running quite a few web sites under IIS. Then I made the terrible mistake of asking a freelance contractor to write another site for me. I don't know ...
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What is the difference between iisreset, recycle, refresh and restart?

In IIS7, there are numerous things you can do that seem to restart the website. I am unclear about exactly how they are all related. run iisreset from the command line refresh a website recycle an ...
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Using IIS' “http redirect” feature, allow non-trailing slash for sub-folders

The dialog looks like this: Let's for argument's sake say that it says "https://cms.example.com/example". The idea is that accessing "http://cms.example.com/" or "https://cms.example.com" should ...
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Config Manager 2012 Application Download stuck at 0%

We have a Config Manager 2012 R2 setup with 2 Distribution Points on remote sites. In the remote site the Applications don't get downloaded, the status remains on 'downloading (0% complete)' In the ...
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File upload permissions issue on Windows Server 2008 R2 IIS 7.5 PHP 5.3 with Drupal v.7.26

I have website on Drupal version: 7.26 OS on server is Windows Server 2008 R2 Web server $_SERVER["SERVER_SOFTWARE"]: Microsoft-IIS/7.5 Server API: CGI/FastCGI Core PHP Version: 5.3.28 file_uploads: ...
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All PHP sites stopped working on IIS7, internal server error 500

I installed multiple drupal 7 sites using the Web Platform Installer on Windows Server 2008. Until know they worked without any problems, but recently internal server error 500 started to show up (...
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Correct configuration of a reverse Proxy with IIS 6.0 and IIRF for Hudson

I have an Hudson build working on IIS 6.0 with reverse proxy (IIRF). In general it works but 2 errors are displayed in Hudson in the main configuration page called "Manage Hudson" (only if I connect ...
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https not working with www and DNS redirect isn't helping

Not sure why this site is killing me as I've configured SSL on domains before without a problem - but the combination of DNS management and server configuration is hurting my head - so I'm asking for ...
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Deadlock after transferring to another IIS Server

We transferred an old ASP application from Windows 2000 to Windows 2008 R2 to upgrade its performance. We only transfer the ASP application, the database is still the same. After successful transfer, ...
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FTP file locking - randomly

This has only recently started happening - I can't work out why. I'm using FileZilla (latest version) to FTP files up to a Windows 2008 R2 server on IIS7.5. Every 10th (but not always every 10th) ...
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IIS/ASP.NET performance incident - Perfmon Current Annonymous Users going through roof but Requests/sec low

Setup: ASP.NET 4.0 website on IIS 6.0 on Win 2003 64 bit, 8xCPUs, 16GB memory, separate SQL 2005 DB server. Had a serious slowdown today with any otherwise fairly well performing ASP.NET site. For a ...
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IIS Application Pool slow respond time

I have a basic asp.net app deployed on IIS. At some point all requests became very slow taking 20+ seconds to complete. I don't know what the cause is but SignalR logic was added to the project ...
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ssl certificates disappear IIS

I'm trying to import a certificate to IIS. Everything is ok on the MMC (Windows Console). I finished the wizards and seems that is all right. But, when I refresh the certificate list or move to other ...
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Exchange 2010 Redirect OWA http to https (was working, stopped after upgrading SSL cert)

I have a CAS server with a redirect for http://mail.contoso.com to https://mail.contoso.com/owa. Which was working great, but we upgraded our cert to a SAN and imported that, and while everything else ...
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How can I propagate IIS settings across multiple servers in AD?

I have an active domain with about 20 machines, each running some applications we have setup. We need to set up IIS on these machines to serve files that some of these applications are outputting. ...
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FTP file upload positive or negative file extension list

I'm setting up an FTP on IIS and I want user's to not be able to upload possible dangerous files based on file extensions. Now I'm uncertain if I should create a positive list to allow or negative ...
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Application request routing and load balancing

I use Application request routing in my farm environnement. I got 2 ARR server and 2 IIS server in my farm. I configure my routing to load balance request even to my iis server, but when i look ...
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How do I troubleshoot a page not found error when configuring IIS6 Windows Server 2003?

I have configured IIS6 in my windows server 2003 with this link: http://www.simongibson.com/intranet/iis6/ After that I create a new web site inside Web Sites directory. Inside the physical path I ...
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Azure - IIS Cannot access /admin/

I have deployed Web Application on Microsoft Azure. My application has route /admin and this route works correctly on local development environment, but on Azure it redirects to /admin/ and shows: ...
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php fopen error (failed to open stream: Permission denied)

I have a php script on a Windows Server 2008 box (IIS 7) that is run periodically to download a remote XML file and store it on the server. This script (which previously used to run successfully), is ...
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error 0x80070643 when install IIS Role on server 2008 r2

After the lots of search on internet, I post this question on serverfault meta, Now problem is that we are using windows server 2008 r2 and I getting error 0x80070643 code when trying to install IIS, ...
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IIS access control by IP address for specific files and folders

I am pretty new to IIS and I want to secure access to a management console of a web app. By design of application there's a virtual directory that's intended for public access, but at the same time ...
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What am I missing out on when using msbuild to deploy?

I'm trying to use msbuild/webdeploy with teamcity to deploy to IIS. However, I'm getting an ERROR_USER_UNAUTHORIZED error message and link pointing me to this page on iis.net. I'm using the Web ...
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IIS URL rewrite Subdomain path

I want to rewrite URL in IIS for the following condition. m.website.com/dress/page_1.asp rewrite to m.website.com/dress/page1 where m. subdomain goes to /mobile folder of the www.website.com.
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Configure php mail() on Windows/IIS

I have a Windows Server 2003 / IIS web server running various application servers, and ended up begrudgingly adding PHP into the mix. I know Win/IIS isn't the ideal environment for PHP, but it's what ...
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Page can't be displayed with IIS and SSL

I have a single site hosted in IIS 8. I have two site bindings. One is for HTTP, the other is for HTTPS. HTTP is on port 80 with All Unassigned addresses, I left host name blank. HTTPS is on port 443 ...
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IIS 7 - worker processes more than one

if i set worker process as 1, my application pool hangs. if i set it at least 6, everything works fine. but every article i read says "don't set it more than 1" so, in this practice, am i wrong? or ...
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Windows server 2012, unable to access site in some ports from outside

We have our website hosted in a windows server 2012 server. Some staging sites are also hosted on same server in different port numbers like 5015, 5014. Now I wanted one more site to be added and ...
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Why to make a domain Certificate we need to make active directory certificate in domain controller?

Guys I am Working On SharePoint 2013 and in central administration all my subscription is up and running.Now as per the msdn document I am following it says to create the Domain Name Certificate.So I ...