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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How many data channel ports do I need for an FTPS server running behind NAT?

As the title states, I currently have an ftp server accessible via ftp or ftps (explicit) running NATed behind a router. The server is running Windows Server 2012 R2 with IIS 8.0 (I believe that is ...
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How is deploying a webpage on server for a group of people different from deployement on local machine? [on hold]

I have a webpage that I work on for my own use. Its written in: Front-End code : JavaScript, jQuery Back-End code : VBScript It uses few services of PuTTY (PSCP, PSFTP, PLINK). The .js and .vbs ...
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Change IIS .config password (Encryption?)

The previous account that was used to log into a config file that allowed our site to run was deleted. I have absolutely no knowledge of IIS, and was looking for some insight on how to encrypt my ...
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Windows Performance Monitor (perfmon): how to reset a counter to zero? [on hold]

I have a server that's been running a long time. I want to reset the counter "maximum connections" to the IIS web service without restarting the server/services. I have looked high and low and cannot ...
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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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Modules not loaded in IIS 8.0 ASP.NET application after reboot

I have 2 ASP.NET 4.5 WebForms applications, each running on 2 win-2012 servers (IIS 8.0). The applications have modules (both custom and from 3rd parties) defined in their web.config. Each application ...
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How to access website hosted on IIS of a virtual machine?

I have installed Windows Server 2008 on the latest version of Sun Virtual box. I have some web sites hosted in the Windows Server virtual machine. How can I access the websites hosted on the virtual ...
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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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IIS 8.5 URL Rewrite just wont work: rules have no affect at all

I am trying to set up http to https rewrite in IIS 8.5 using the Rewrite module. Absolutely nothing I have tried has any affect whatsoever. The URL is of the form: http://users-dev.somedomain.com. The ...
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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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URL redirect not working in IIS 7.5 - HTTP -> HTTPS

I am using URL Redirect to redirect some http pages to https. It appears to not be working at all. Here is the code being generated by URL Redirect and put into a web.config file located at my site ...
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How can email be resent that has been delivered to the Badmail folder in IIS?

We have IIS setup as an SMTP relay. A relay security error caused the outbound emails to be delivered to the badmail folder for the IIS SMTP Service. Is there any standard method for attempting to ...
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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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IIS 404 redirect is ignored

So I have a very basic site that's hosted in IIS (for now just straight raw html with no .Net code) In my web.config I have the following: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> ...
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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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How can I find out what is causing “This webpage is not available” in IIS 8?

We have an internal web application running in IIS 8 / Windows Server 2012. Our users are sporadically reporting seeing "This webpage is not available" on a very regular basis. Reloading in their ...
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Moving a site from IIs6 to IIS7.5

I need to move a site off of IIS6 (Win Server 2003) and onto IIS7.5 (Win Server 2008) as soon as possible. Preferably tomorrow. The site itself is a delightful mix of classic asp (vbscript) and ...
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Anonymous Authentication Identity Win 2012 r2 security

I have a web app that uses PHP on the back-end, and the PHP executes powershell scripts to reset AD passwords through system calls. EX: shell_exec("powershell.exe -file ...
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IIS 7.5 returns 404 on existing PHP file

Module IIS Web Core Notification MapRequestHandler Handler PHP54_via_FastCGI Error Code 0x80070002 Requested URL http://localhost:80/phpinfo.php Physical Path C:\inetpub\wwwroot\phpinfo.php ...
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Failing to install updates from WSUS

I have a handful of clients that are failing to download a portion of the updates approved for them (NOTE: They are successfully installing other updates pushed out). I've tried a number of different ...
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Integrated Windows Authentication not working in IE only

In my site I have one folder that does not allow anonymous access. It is set up to use Integrated Windows Authentication as it is on an AD domain. The login works fine in Firefox, Chrome, even Safari, ...
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.net web application in IIS Swapping Folder without appdomain reload

I've a asp mvc application running on IIS and windows. Now I want to configure some kind of staging functionality without requiring an additional server. My simplified plan is to have 2 folders. ...
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Where is a localhost:port side configured on Windows 8.1 IIS?

I've installed the Telerik ASP.NET demos on a Windows 8.1 computer and they have patched into the following URL: http://localhost:8301/TelerikUI_for_AspNetAjax/ How has this been configured in IIS? ...
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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 set up ARR in active/passive (aka failover) mode?

The Problem I am trying to configure several web farms (for different sites) following the NLB+ARR architecture. Let's say I have 6 VMs: ARR+NLB cluster of 2 VMs. It receives traffic and forwards ...
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ManagedPipelineHandler - IIS 8.5 intermittent error 500

on our production server we suddenly have intermittent error 500, checking the failed request log I can see the following, but it doesn't help me too much, I can't see where the problem is. Is it ...
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Bad request - Invalid Hostname Error when using ARR IP address

I'm trying to setup a simple ARR system. I have 1 ARR machine load balancing between 2 APP servers. I can reach the app sites if i use the server name of the ARR machine. (http://arrserver/app) But i ...
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Using IIS to give domain name to external site

At my workplace we are currently hosting our own website on a windows server using IIS. We've now had a new public website created by our marketer using SquareSpace and we want to be able to point our ...
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Response time measurements for IIS web application

I have a dot net web application, and would like to measure response time. I currently have two measures. The "inner" measure is made within the web app itself. The "outer" measure is the roundtrip ...
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IIS 6.0 FTP Folder Permissions

I have a IIS FTP website setup like this \ftp\users\domain\public\public Software that runs on clients computers logs into the FTP server by specifying domain\public and moving to public, it then ...
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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 ...
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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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Remove .php extension only in certain directory - web.config

I'm having trouble making the pattern for matching the urls in a certain directory. I want to redirect users from mysite.com/posts/some-post.php to mysite.com/posts/some-post meaning that I want to ...
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nxlog parse_csv fails on odd character in IIS log file

I am parsing IIS logs. This error shows in my nxlog eventlog: 2013-12-24 18:40:20 ERROR if-else failed at line 50, character 351 in C:\Program Files (x86)\nxlog\conf\nxlog.conf. statement ...
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Users Experience Windows Authentication Prompt for Single ASPX Page Server 2012 IIS 8.5

I have an application published via IIS 8.5 on Windows Server 2012 that can leverage Windows-integrated credentials for SSO. Users can successfully sign in to the application and navigate to the vast ...
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Why IUSR does not have any permission on wwwroot

I'm trying to understand IIS 8.5 user account model. IUSR: default anonymous user (can be changed). it is the identity which request the web resource ApplicationPoolIdentity: a special identity used ...
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What can cause cookies to arrive empty to the server?

We experience an issue where in IIS advanced logs we see that the requests arrive with SOME of the cookie values missing. Of course the values are missing in the application layer as well. This is ...
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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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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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How do I configure Windows for dual certificates, ECDSA with RSA fallback?

We'd like to use an ECDSA SSL cert; however, we need to support a fairly wide variety of devices including some that are unlikely to ever support ECDSA certificates. The standard solution is to ...
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Login Page Throws 401 with Forms Authentication

I've seen this question a few times on the internet, but no answer I've yet seen has solved my problem. I have forms authentication enabled in my application and anonymous access has been denied: ...
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Java application server behind IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008

I have a Java application server (GlassFish, indeed, but the problem is the same for any other application server, I guess), running on port 8080. And I have IIS 7.5 listening on port 80 as by default ...
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HTTPS not working; binding set, certificate installed

I've installed the certificate and set up the HTTPS bindings. However, when I load the site on HTTPS it does not load. I've looked at all the settings but everything seems correct. I've restarted ...
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IIS 8.5 MinBytesPerSecond not working

I have an ASP.NET site running under IIS 8.5 on Windows 2012 R2. I'm trying to use the MinBytesPerSecond setting as part of a strategy to mitigate slow HTTP post attacks but can't seem to get IIS to ...
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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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App-pools (w3p.exe's) seem to hang after file update or configuration change

I have the following problem: After an file update or a configuration change to one of the sites running on the iis server i need to kill all w3p.exe's running on that server in order to let the ...
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IIS not recognizing binding to .academy domain

This will be my first post to serverfault and not stackoverflow. Problem I am running af new ASP web application for a new project which I am to host on my windows server along with a dozen other ...
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Configuring IIS ARR for backend client certificate authentication

I have an IIS server configured with ARR to reverse proxy requests to a backend server. The backend server requires client certificate authentication, however, it only needs to authenticate the ...
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IIS 7.5 - Authentication works with IP Adress but NOT with FQDN

I'm using an IIS Server and run into the following problem: Using Internet Explorer, I type http://1.2.3.4/mySite/ and everything works fine, it uses my Windows credentials. When I try ...