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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Add a PHP Handler to a website or even a folder only via AppCmd

I am trying to automatically deploy an IIS webserver (currently 8.5, will need to work it out all the way down to 7.5 as well), using AppCmd.exe I am using PHP's FastCGI to handle requests. I have ...
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IIS network scanner protection

Is there any software tool for a Windows Server (with IIS installed), where I could set up "rules" to block incoming HTTP requests with suspicious behavior? Like, say, if someone starts scanning my ...
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IIS slow response

I have developed ASP.NET 4.5 application which take infos about sensors from sqlite database every 3 seconds. This application runs nice on my local develop machine on IIS Express server. I have ...
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Is there any way to disable an ISAPI filter at the application (NOT site) level in IIS 7.5?

We have a number of applications running under a single IIS site, but one needs to run in a 32-bit application pool due to an old library it uses. However, we can't currently do this because there ...
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IIS URL Rewrite rule to redirect subdirectory traffic to https

I have a site where I've written an URL rewrite rule to direct all site.com traffic to www.site.com. Works fine. Now I want to add SSL to an application on a subdirectory. I've added the SSL to the ...
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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 JK connector to Tomcat

I have many Tomcat servers working using an older 32-bit version of the isapi_redirect.dll where I set the Default Application Pool to Enable 32-Bit Applications. On a client's server, they need to ...
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IIS issues challenge on unprotected directory

We've encountered an issue where IIS issues a challenge for all directories on the site, including the ones which are marked to allow anonymous users. This only happens when accessing the site through ...
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How can I optimize IIS warmup on servers with many sites? (E.g. staged warmup.)

Some of our web servers host quite a few sites. In day-to-day events this has not much effect, as all pages are delivered reasonably fast and the server's resources are well-dimensioned. However, ...
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Exchange 2007 on SBS 2008 Extreme help needed! Reinstall IIS from Powershell? [on hold]

Hello guys I am facing an extremely serious issue here. 2 night ago I rebooted my server and it installed updates. Once rebooted the next morning users were saying email wasn't working. So I looked ...
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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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How to redirect or rewrite IIS site with port in URL to URL without port?

I'm not 100% sure if this is the right part of StackOverflow to post this but to me it made the most sense. Sorry if its not! Currently I have a site in IIS configured on HTTPS with port 7500. I can ...
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Disable HTTP OPTIONS verb in IIS 7

My .NET 4.0 webapp is running on Windows Server 2008 on IIS 7.5 using an Integrated pipeline. I want to only enable the "big four" HTTP verbs. According to the documentation, this should do the ...
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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 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 ...
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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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Create a public private key pair for certificate in IIS

I need to create a public/private key pair for a certificate request. I would like to use IIS. Once the certificate is signed I will be distributing it to multiple servers and therefor will need the ...
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Mixed Sessions ASP Classic IIS 7.5 ARR

I have an ASP Classic application running in IIS 7.5 across three servers using ARR for load balancing. The load balancer is configured to use sticky sessions using cookies with a round robin policy. ...
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Setting up an Active-Active IIS Cluster with ARR - is it possible?

I would like to know if we can setup an Active-Active IIS Cluster using Windows Cluster services that shares a common storage to store web content and WITHOUT the use of Windows NLB. I'm aware that ...
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IIS Reverse proxy and URL Rewrite don't work

I did following steps: Installed all neede features to IIS (URLRewrite 2.0, ARR, ...) Created default MVC Web Application in VisualStudio Added this web app as new site to iis (I can access it by ...
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Is there a way to list all domain names for IIS setup?

I have a Windows 2003 IIS6 setup. I would like to get an extract (system output) of all the header dns entries (virtual hosts etc). As I need to move my server and just updated the IPs (I don't have ...
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IIS 7: Disable authentication for certain client IPs

I have a virtual directory that's protected with basic authentication. I'd like to disable authentication for certain IPs, so that all requests from e.g. 127.0.0.1 are allowed without asking for ...
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Windows Integrated Authentication with IIS Farm and subapplications

Assume the following site layout www.contoso.com - runs as CONTOSO\sitePool www.contoso.com/subSite1 - runs as CONTOSO\subPool1 www.contoso.com/subSite2 - runs as CONTOSO\subPool2 The pages should ...
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How do you send the response headers in IIS?

I'm more specifically looking to set the Expires and the Last-Modified headers on static content (images, css, etc.)
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Who is responsible for maintaining IIS for web apps?

IIS/Web Applications has been a tricky issue in the shops I've worked in over time. On one hand, IIS is a service built into the server (by in large) and is typically the responsibility of the server ...
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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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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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Windows Authentication credential prompt

I have a ASP.NET application (Framework 4 Classic Mode) running with Windows Authentication - it is an Intranet. Impersonation is on. Anonymous is off. Authentication works perfectly on every user's ...
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Self Service Password for AD/ Access Anywhere

I'm completely new to Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, active directory and iis. I have a conflict regarding creating a internal page for the users to reset the password on their own but have the ...
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The requested Performance Counter is not a custom counter, it has to be initialized as ReadOnly

I am getting this error in the Production environment (Windows Server 2008, IIS 7) for a website. The requested Performance Counter is not a custom counter, it has to be initialized as ReadOnly. ...
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How to put IIS 5.x and 6.x working with WebPages (vbhtml and cshtml)

Can't put IIS 5.1 (Windows XP) and IIS 6.0 (Windows 2003) working with the new Microsoft WebPages (vbhtml and cshtml)... I want a seemless integration to create these pages inside sites that also have ...
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Domain redirection to specific page in IIS

I have a website on IIS set to domain1.com. I also have a domain called domain2.com that is redirecting to domain1.com. I currently have this set up in the domain1.com bindings. I need to change this ...
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How to script IIS to deliver a static ressource with a custom error code?

I have an IIS 8.5 running a RESTful ASP.NET 4.5 WCF service as application on Windows Server 2012 R2. During maintenance of the service, I want all requests to the WCF Service ...
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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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Why do ApplicationPoolIdentity's permissions affect an application pool even if it runs under other identity?

I have an ASP.NET app on Windows 8.1, IIS 8.5. I configured a custom account to serve as an application pool's identity. Then out of curiosity I removed all read permissions from the IIS ...
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How do I limit SSL/TLS connections to at least 128-bit encryption?

When I'm ordering an SSL cert for my public web server, how can I be sure that the web server (IIS 6 in my case) will only allow SSL/TLS client connections supporting our corporate standard of at ...
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IIS7 Not sending Intermediate SSL Certificate

We have a GlobalSign Domain certificate for our domain. I've installed the certificate into IIS and added the GlobalSign Domain Intermediate certificate to the Intermediate certification authorities ...
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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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Logging a list of Worker Process Requests when Application Recycle happens

Does anyone know of the best way to log all work process requests that are currently running when an IIS recycle happens. If you go to IIS > Worker Processes > Select an app pool > View Current ...
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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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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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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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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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How to determine performance improvement from precompiling ASP.NET site?

I have an ASP.NET (non-MVC) site that is deployed to IIS. I've setup the precompile options (for deploy/publish). Settings are below in the image. I've tried a variation of the settings below and from ...
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How to resolve FTP Error “Failed to retrieve directory listing” for Administrator account in IIS 7.5

Using my administrator account, I FTP connected to my IIS 7.5 FTP Site with FileZilla. I was able to successfully upload a file, but I keep getting a "Failed to retrieve directory listing" in ...
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Slow serving of static files with IIS 8

We're hosting an ASP.Net MVC web app on Windows Server 2012, which runs over HTTPS. Most of the time everything is nice and fast, but we've noticed that about 1 in 50 requests for static files (e.g. ...
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IIS cannot access files in OneFS virtual directory - 404 error

I have an IIS server with a virtual directory called "test" pointing at a share on an Isilon OneFS server (\\192.168.X.X\test) using the SMB protocol. I've configured the DefaultAppPool to run as a ...
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IIS7 - Restrict access to an intranet site to a specific group of users

I have an ASP.NET site running in IIS7 on a local intranet. I want to restrict access to this site to a specific group of users. I think I should be able to do this by using Windows Authentication ...
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Accessing files located on the file server from the DMZ

I need to set in place a new ASP.NET MVC solution where authenticated users can download files (originally located on the internal network). For security reasons, accessing internal network from the ...
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Disabled SSLv3 to combat Poodle now cannot connect to SQL “Connection forcibly closed by remote host”

I have disabled SSL3 on my web server to combat the Poodle Vulnerability and now I am unable to connect to my SQL server using SQL Authentication. I just get "Connection forcibly closed by remote ...