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 6 default website won't start?

I installed windows server 2003 R2 and then install IIS, when I check the default website And it stopped, nothing in event log, I can't start, when press start, nothing happen, What should I do? ...
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IIS 7.5 and Glassfish 4.0

I hava a VPS running Windows Server 2008 and I have a web application deployed in Glassfish 4. How can I make glassfish listen to port 80, I know it has something related with IIS and I am not ...
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Why does Windows 2008 use swap before the memory is full?

I administer a Windows 2008 server (well, on Amazon EC2) running IIS and a .NET4 Web app. I got a memory alert the other day and went and looked, and sure enough the process memory had grown over ...
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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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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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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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PHP-CGI.exe running rampant. Which website?

We have a Windows 2008 64-bit server running IIS 7 and serving about 40 different websites. Over the last few days we've seen a few php-cgi.exe processes consistently utilizing high CPU usage. The ...
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Debugging random SQL login failure from Web Server

This is a very basic level question, but it could really benefit from some extra help in the diagnosis. We have a 2005 SQL Server Named: SERVERNAME-PROD We have a Web Apps Server that's running IIS ...
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Configuring Custom App Pool in IIS 7.5

I'm having a problem that is killing me for two days. The problem is that I have to configure two reports (ColdFusion+DotNet) on IIS (Server 2008, V7.5) such that they work on seperate application ...
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Two questions about IIS permissions [on hold]

This question has been published on official IIS forums, but did not find the answer there. Hope find it here. Good day to you! And sorry for my English. I am using IIS for some time and now I ...
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Gracefully take a server out of Azure Load Balancer (drain stop)

We have an application deployed to Azure IaaS VMs, served by IIS. In order to install updates, we need to take each machine out of the load balancer, one by one. Before moving to Azure, we were using ...
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Unable to set password in IIS 8 for Domain User as ApplicationPool Identity

I'm trying to set a Domain User account as ApplicationPool Identity in IIS 8 (Windows 2012). When trying this using the IIS Management Console I always get an error: Value does not fall within the ...
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IIS 7.5 Manager crashes when adding a custom error page

I'm running a local IIS 7.5 server in Win 7 Pro, and I'm trying to add a custom error page for 403 responses. When I click OK to add a custom error page for my site, IIS Manager just vanishes. The ...
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Adding extra IP to NIC causes connectivity issues for main IP (Win Server 2012 / IIS)

I am experiencing a very odd situation: I have set up 8 IP addresses in a single NIC (plus it's main IP) for use as a web server - and have 8 websites happily running in IIS8. (The server in ...
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How do I troubleshoot a page not found error when configuring IIS6 Windows Server 2003? [Page Not Found]

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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IIS 8 Server Too Busy

I've been working on it for a few weeks. I've an IIS 8.0 Server hosting, ASP .NET 4.0 application in Classic mode. Two of the files are GET which do file system reads for every request and one is post ...
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Trouble passing Trustwave PCI Scan due to BEAST vulnerability

I'm at my wits end with this one! I am not a CI/networking person to begin with, and so I apologize if I am asking the wrong question/giving the wrong information. I am working on trying to get a ...
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Moving an IP from one server to another kills SQL & Progress connectivity

I have just come across a rather odd problem when migrating websites from a win Server 2003 box to a new 2012 VM (VMware, different box). Both running IIS, Both with 1 NIC and multiple IP addresses ...
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Dynamics CRM 2015 Outlook Client not connect

My Outlook CRM client don't connect to the crm 2015 server, not in the LAN nor the Internet. The error is: Authentication failed. The network is a test environment with virtual machines, installed ...
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any url rewrite rule causes internal server error on iis7

I have iis7 on a Windows server 2008 and iis url rewrite module 2 installed. Any url rewrite rule (in my case a simple canonical domain name rule) causes the webapp to return an error 500. In my ...
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Why has my IIS stopped serving .html pages?

I'm suddenly getting a rather strange IIS error on my server: There is no build provider registered for the extension '.html'. You can register one in the <compilation><buildProviders> ...
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Firefox presenting “Secure Connection Failed” page for our certs

Firefox does not like our internal certificates. I'm trying to figure out why... tl;dr - Our internal IIS servers, signed with our internal CA, present a "Secure Connection Failed" page, with ...
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Web Farm Framework on Windows Server 2012

I'm having trouble installing the Web Farm Framework (2.0) in Windows Server 2012. Has it been integrated in with IIS8 or another feature like AAR? I've looked in the Web Platform Installer and it is ...
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Loading Solidworks API using Winforms under IIS [migrated]

I am developing a system where user interacts with WCF Service hosted in IIS server. The WCF application then have to fire-up winform application along with some parameters. This winform application ...
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IIS FTP Server works locally, but cannot connect from remote

I'm trying to setup an FTP server on Windows 2008 Server. I can connect locally: C:\>ftp localhost Connected to WebHead1 220 Microsoft FTP Service However, when I try to connect from remote, it ...
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IIS application pool failed to respond to ping

I have been investigating a problem that occurred on a Windows 2003 server a few days ago. there are about 15 app pools, and within a few minutes, they all produced the error below in the system log: ...
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IIS Sites often goes down and comes up after App Pool recycle

We are hosting about 40 sites in our environment and on a daily basis some sites are going down and after app pool recycle we are able to bring the sites up. We are using .net 4.0 as framework and ...
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Logging in IIS 7.5/8.0

I have an IIS 8.0 Server setup running ASP .NET applications. In addition to the normal logging like, Begin Request, End Request, Requests /Sec, etc., I also want to log some perfmon counters like ASP ...
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How to configure IIS server to redirect sub domains?

I have a machine in my network which hosts a website using IIS 7.5. I can access this website from the internet, using port forwarding on my router. So far, so good. Now and want to host multiple ...
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MsDeploy commands not working

We are currently planning to migrate IIS 6 applications (hosted in Windows 2003) to IIS 8 on Windows 2012. We followed Microsoft instructions for using their provided tool MSDEPLOY and configured at ...
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IIS Admin Service is disabled

I had installed IIS 5.1 in windows XP and it was working fine. But it stopped working. Then I installed it again. Now i can see it installed in my computer but I still can't go to http://localhost. ...
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How to setup an alias in IIS?

I'm a SharePoint developer, so please, bear with me here and I'll provide more information as needed since I'm not sure what I need to specify here! I'm trying to setup an alias in IIS. I have a ...
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Recycle remote IIS app pool from the command line?

Is it possible to recycle an IIS7 app pool from the command line, on a different machine? I've found APPCMD (appcmd recycle apppool my-app-pool), but it only operates on the host it's run on, AFAICT. ...
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How can I restart a IIS site by using appcmd commands?

I'm wondering the possibility of restart a site in the IIS 7.5 via appcmd commands. To list the all sites available I got success by using: appcmd.exe list site
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iis and asp.net config

ok so im trying to add asp.net feature on windows 7 i tried to turn it on using turn windows features on or off but it fails every time so i download web platform installer and try it that way and it ...
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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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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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Single IIS, 2 applications, 2 IP addresses, 2 Domains, 2 SSLs

I know there are many questions out there, but none seemed to address specifically what I am after. I have one instance of IIS, with two separate applications on it. Each application works on its ...
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Host Headers / Site Binding

I am going to prefix this that I am a programmer trying to figure out IIS7. I want to host two sites on my server. I created a second site and gave its own path. I added the two domains I want to ...
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IIS7 Multiple Websites Same Port

I am trying to set up an internal-only web server of our production websites for QA and development testing. There is no need or intention to access this dev site from outside of the corporate ...
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Setting up a domain name to use host headers

I have a server that I want to host multiple web sites on using host headers. I know how to set IIS up but I am unsure how to set up the domain name. I have a domain name (ex. mydomain.com) that I ...
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Interesting IIS weird 404 for files that exist, but only for a specific host header

So, I have a site with 2 host headers: header1.example.com header2.example.com In this site, I have a virtual directory called Foo and it has various sub-directories 1, 2, 3 & 4 that have ...
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Can I use host headers for an SSL site?

I want to apply a certificate to one of my sites on IIS. At the moment, I use a single IP address and use host-headers, to give them friendly names. Can I do this for my SSL site or do I have to use ...
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Is it possible to “hook” into IIS site binding

I have IIS hosting several different versions of the same website. Right now, I access each one with a different hostname where the binding for each site has the hostname I want configured on it. I ...
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How to remotely recycle an application pool of IIS 8.5?

Can I remotely recycle a certain application pool of IIS 8.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2? I want to trigger this when logged onto another computer running Windows 7 with a domain user account that is ...
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Host Header configuration for IIS

I am having some problems setting up a host header for a site. I want to create a second website like this using host headers in IIS Site: masteradmin Host Header: none XXX.XXX.45.28 Site: ...
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Open custom port for IIS windows firewall or group policy

I am running Windows SBS 2011. I have added a web site to IIS using port 8888 and it works perfectly when connecting locally, but not from any other PC on the network (domain). I think I need to open ...
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IIS 7 overrides application authentication mode

My application has authentication mode set to "None" as the bellow: <authentication mode="None" /> I have IIS with two websites. I published my application on both websites and I noticed ...
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Have issue with monitoring 32bit app pools running on 64bit IIS

I am performing a monitoring task on my 64bit web server which has couple of applications pools running in 32bit mode. I am using .Net CLR Memory object in perfmon to monitor them. However, my ...
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IIS App Pool High CPU usage despite no requests

I have recently migrated a set of Windows Server 2008 R2 / IIS 7.5 servers to new servers running Windows Server 2012 / IIS 8. I am experiencing some odd behavior from IIS. We have 2 identical ...