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 can I call one web service, but not another, in the same folder?

I have two web services, of old school, asmx. Both is in the same sub folder, which have anonymous authentication, in a MVC web application that have windows authentication. When I browse one of them ...
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How do I configure Azure Active Directory to provide Windows Authentication in multi-tenant IIS ASP.NET web apps?

I have been doing some tests with Azure Active Directory trial license in my data center. Our company has our own hosting services and physical hardware, and for now we would like to keep it that way ...
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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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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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How to setup IIS 8.5 FTP server to only listen to one IP address?

All the FTP sites I defined in IIS are bound to 192.16.9.3:21 & 192.16.9.3:990, yet when I do a netstat the following is what I get: C:\>netstat -a -n -o Active Connections Proto Local ...
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Optimum IIS configuration for SSL redirect with multiple certificates installed

I have an IIS7/WinServer2008 configuration with a wildcard SSL certificate installed (*.mydomain.com). The web server holds several websites each configured to route via a host header off the same IP ...
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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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Is websocket reverse proxy possible with IIS 8.5 & URL rewrite 2.0?

I installed Tomcat as a java app server behind IIS. Using the following rules I can rewrite static pages just fine, but alas, websocket connections are never established: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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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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How to Upgrade to PHP 5.5 on Windows Server 2008

What is the proper way to upgrade from PHP Version 5.4.32 to PHP Version 5.5.22 on Windows? All that I can find is how to to install. PHP is already running on Windows Server 2008 R2 64 bit alongside ...
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IIS | Block execution of files in directory

I am dealing with user uploads via a PHP application. I want to secure the server so no exploits are available to the user, such as uploading a php shell and executing it. I have set it so all ...
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How to increase performance on ASP.NET/IIS/SQL website

We have a small internal ASP.NET website running on IIS8 and SQL2014 express. The server is an onsite dedicated server 2012 R2 VM that has both IIS and SQL server on it. The server CPU usage rarely ...
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Fixing the IIS tilde vulnerability

One of our IIS servers (IIS 7.5, Server 2008 R2) is apparently "vulnerable" to the tilde Short Filename disclosure issue. However, I'm having a hard time actually fixing the issue. So far, I've ...
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Virtual directory in IIS that points to different server is returning 401

I'm trying to set up a virtual directory through IIS on our intranet server, intranetnew. This virtual directory points to our file server, file01. I want this to use windows authentication if ...
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IIS Connection_Dropped when Transfer Encoding is chunked

we have an IIS Server and in the back we run a Node.js/Express Webapp. We use the iis_node module for this. So far it works great but we have a mp4 stream and that does not work when we have transfer ...
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TCP forwarding IIS

i have a server, let's call it: GATEWAY-SERVER (GS). On GS i installed a custom build TCP proxy/forwarder. This tool accepts connection TCP level and formulates a new request towards a TARGETSERVER ...
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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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ipad can not access the web site of IIS in intranet [on hold]

i use 192.168.1.107 in IIS with port 80 same level of Default web site in window 8 but i ipad can not access the IIS web site then i ping my ipad with window 8 , it can ping, but ipad can not access ...
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Rewrite URL to so subfolder points to root in IIS

I have a website which when publish has a URL like: sub.website(dotcom)/sub/Default.aspx Is it possible to change it see when the user navigates to sub.website(dotcom)/ it loads the ...
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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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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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F5 Load Balancer Resends Request On Timeout

Let me preface this by saying I am not a systems administrator, I'm a programmer. Recently, our systems administrators installed F5 load balancers. Since then, I've noticed that any time a request ...
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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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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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IIS minimizing processes count

Warning: I am almost a complete newbie to server management, I have been running my own web servers for years but only at a very basic level. With that said, I am now on a VPS host which enforces a ...
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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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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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CPU at 50%, Yet IIS/ASP.net Requests still being queued

We have a (VMWare) VM, which when load testing, appears to start queueing requests at 120 users. The CPU doesn't appear to hit over 70%, so I'm struggling to see why it would be failing to process ...
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IIS 8 and MSMQ over HTTP without WCF

I am trying to config a new Server 2012 R2 server running IIS 8 and MSMQ. I have create a private queue and trying to send it messages over HTTP from a server in another domain. I have granted the ...
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AVG Antivirus causes slow PHP response time

My PHP website has suffered from really slow response times, and after a long research I finally found out the culprit is AVG Antivirus installed on the web server. The website is running on IIS 7.5 ...
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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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IIS Remote Errors to Specific Hosts

One of the IIS configuration options is how much error detail goes to the client's browser. It is clear why one would want their own development servers and not pass detail error messages to 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 ...
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IIS two layer authentication for BETA webapp

I have an ASP.NET MVC webapp that has a public area and a member area with login using cookie + oauth, nothing fancy is just a regular webapp. I want to publish a BETA version for testing but I don't ...
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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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Where to find Outlook Web Access (OWA)/Exchange Webmail?

We're using Windows Server 2012 R2 64 bit and Exchange Server 2010, and I'm the administrator, but we had a contractor set up the server, so I'm not sure what some of our settings are. Now I'm trying ...
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.NET 4.0 applications suddenly stop working with TNS error (IIS 7.5, Oracle 11.2.0 client)

I support an IIS 7.5 web server and I've been having a bit of trouble with my app pools. What I am seeing is every so often, the applications using connections to Oracle databases will stop working ...
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External clients get a certificate mismatch - but internal clients do not

I have a scenario where external clients are receiving a certificate that is different than the one that is bound to the IIS site. This is Win2008R2 / IIS, in the following configuration: ...
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Force <a href=“/”></a> to resolve to root of virtual directory rather than site [closed]

I'm still fairly new to IIS coming from an Apache background so please bear with me. I have setup a virtual directory on our hosting space for one of our clients. My aim is to make it so that we have ...
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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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Changing 'Connect As' user and password for IIS Site

I'm trying to connect the 'Connect As' username for the physical path on our IIS 7.5 web site, that's found in the Sites -> Default Web Site -> Basic Settings -> Connect As UI windows. I need to do it ...
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Issue with creating an SSL certificate

I am having the following issue: There is a Terminal Server name TERM-SRV.example.com running Windows Server 2012 that hosts a site "https://example.com/RDWeb". There was a certificate that recently ...
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Unable to connect to SQL Server on live server

I have a copy of my client's database and website on my computer. There's also a matching copy of both online where my client's customers will use the website. When I test my local copy of the ...
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IIS - 1 website, multple domains, wildcard ssl or another method?

First of all I am a bit of a beginner but I am hopefully using the right terminology below. A lot of this will be guess work. We use a CMS which has a master portal (with many sub-portals) which is ...
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Include x-amz-storage-class Header When Calling Amazon S3 from Web.config

Any time my web app calls Amazon S3, it would be nice to conditionally include the following header. I am using a custom domain mapped to an S3 bucket. key: x-amz-storage-class value: ...
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IIS 7, LogStash and flushing IIS logs

I'm using LogStash to import IIS logs into ElasticSearch. It's done by pointing the LogStash to the folder with IIS logs which contains several log files each per day. Currently I don't use the ...
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Loggin request execution time along with requested URL

I'm running a ASP.NET WEBFORMS application on a windows 2012 Server. I need to be able to calculate average execution times for each page in my application. I know the IIS logs have a time-taken ...
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POSTing files >~6MB to IIS7 site results in aborted I/O operation and dropped network connection

I don't even know where to begin with this, mostly because I can't even determine the root of the problem -- I can only find symptoms. I'm just going to describe what it occurring, details of ...
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Microsoft Application Request Routing (ARR) routing condition from HTTP body

I want to build the following system, but want to route depending of the HTTP body, in my case SOAP messages. Is that possible and how? These are the available HTTP headers and server variables, ...
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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 ...