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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Proxy pass with Helicon ISAPI rewrites not passing X_FORWARDED_FOR

On Windows Server 2012 R2 with the latest IIS and Helicon rewrites, I'm passing some requests to a Sinatra/thin instance. RewriteRule ^RT/(.+)$ http://localhost:9000/$1 [QSA,P] This application ...
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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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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 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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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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How to set up sub domains with IIS 7.5?

I'm in the process of setting up a windows 2008 server. I've managed to set up a site on IIS and I'm in the process of setting up a few more. Typically when setting up sites on my local machine, I ...
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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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URL rewrite in IIS 8.5 is not working I'm getting 404 instead

Hi I've configured a rewrite rule on my IIS but it seems like it never gets fired I've been working on this for several hours without any luck this is my rule: ...
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IIS 8.5 links are showing local domain not ip [on hold]

I have set up IIS 8.5 on windows 8.1 as a development site but I need to let people in different office look at it. When they load it by going to my public ip address the initial html loads fine but ...
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How does a geographically distributed web app handle stored data?

Hypothetically... I log in to a web app from Australia and change some data. In the US my colleague is using the same system and wants to view the data I've changed. How could the web app be deployed ...
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Forms authentication with URL rewriting

I've got forms authentication set on the top level of my site via the web.config, and I also have a URL rewrite rule to go from mysite.com/plex/ via a reverse proxy to another localhost server; ...
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Abort any POST VERB operation in IIS

My site is getting DOS attack with POST VERB, my site is a static site and I am trying to stop any POST action on the home page. I had the URL Rewrite installed on my server, so I am trying to write ...
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“(503) Server Unavailable” when attempting “Connect to Site” remotely using IIS Manager. Connecting locally using localhost works fine

I am using IIS 8.5 on Windows Server 2012. I have installed and configured IIS "Management Service". When running "Connect To Site" locally and attempting to connect to a site on the server using ...
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Azure IIS: Enable Rewrite to achieve subdomains and 404 on images an scripts

I'm desperately trying to make my Azure Web App accessible via subdomains. It seems that I cannot map multiple subdomains on Azure for each Virtual Application/Folder of my shared Web App instance. I ...
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Temporarily redirect *all* HTTP/HTTPS requests in IIS to a “server maintenance” page

We've got an IIS server that hosts hundreds of separate web apps, and the physical database server that hosts these apps is going to be taken offline for maintenance for a brief period (we expect it ...
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iis ftp error 501 server cannot accept argument on explorer [on hold]

To start it off, it is working fine with chrome. When trying to access the ftp server via internet explorer or windows explorer it fails due to passive. After disabling passive from internet ...
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Calling LoadLibraryEx on ISAPI filter failed (v4.0.30319)

I installed .Net 1.1 on a Windows Server 2008 (which already had .NET 4 installed). Afterwards, I started getting the following error: HTTP Error 500.0 - Internal Server Error Calling LoadLibraryEx ...
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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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Can we use wildcards with NETSH HTTP ADD URLACL in Windows 7 / 2008r2?

i'm using IIS7 express and therefore need to unblock port 80 if I wish to hit the website locally and on the default http port. To do this, i use .. netsh http add urlacl ...
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What will be the minimum iis version required to run asp.net 5 applications? [migrated]

I'm considering using ASP.Net 5 for a new project, but I need to know what the minimum IIS version will be to host and run this application.
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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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Why does IIS recycle my application pool every 15 minutes?

Today we have a huge number of users on our ASP.NET MVC IIS 7 web application. I notice that approx. every 15 minutes, the application pool process is killed and a new one is started. I did not find ...
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Work Folders / IIS - Using Wrong Certificate - Ignoring Bindings

I can't seem to get Work Folders to serve using the correct certificate. I've bound it via netsh to a wild card certificate, and when I check "netsh http show sslcert" every binding uses the correct ...
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Hardware reader utility works under IIS Express but not IIS

I'm developing an ASP.NET Web API (2.2) Intranet service at work that encapsulates access to a smart card reader for generating public key signatures. The smart card reader relies on an open-source ...
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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 tell what version of IIS is installed?

I've got a box running Win2k3 and some directions from Microsoft KB about SSL certificates, for IIS 5.0 and 6.0. How can I tell which version of IIS is currently installed?
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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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Windows Server 2012 R2 Virtual Switch

We have an Dell R510 that has Windows Server 2012 R2 Core installed. We are having a problem where the guest VMs are losing their network connections but will come back after a couple of minutes. The ...
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How to Stop IIS editing body of http 201 response? (PHP)

I'm currently implementing a REST service in PHP on an IIS server. Everything is working fine, except that when I have the server respond with a HTTP status code of 201, IIS is prepending a string ...
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Combined Windows and Anonymous authentication in IIS combined with Tomcat ISAPI filter

I have Apache Tomcat (version 7.0) running with an AJP-connector. I have configured the IIS (version 8.5) with an ISAPI-filter to forward all the calls to Tomcat's AJP and have enabled Windows ...
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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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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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IIS7: How to handle application pools which uses too much memory or CPU?

How to handle application pools which uses too much memory or CPU? I would like to have possibility to select for how much time application pool is using certain amount of memory or cpu (or both) ...
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Running IIS and Virtualized SQL Server on same machine

I work for a small organization within the government. We maintain our own Windows Server 2003 web server on the the govt. DMZ. We have to migrate to Windows Server 2008 or 2012 by July. ...
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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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Windows Server 2008 R2, IIS 7.5 and IIS 6 Compatibility

Is is possible to use IIS 6 management console to manage a 2008 R2 IIS ? I found some articles claiming it's possible, and showing how. Like this one for exemple. But after I installed all ...
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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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IIS 8, Shared Configuration and server specific HTTP Header

Is it possible in IIS 8 use Shared Configuration and set an HTTP Header for each server with a different value?
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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 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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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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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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Maximum amount of memory per session with IIS/.NET

I'm troubleshooting some memory issues we're running into with a heavily used ASP.NET site hosted on IIS6. Intermittently we have to manually recycle our application pool (process) to resolve issues ...
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Response time slows as the day goes on, where to start troubleshooting?

My IT people just shrug their shoulders when I bring this up, so I am turning to SE for some help. I think this image shows it best. Quite simply, as the day goes on response time gets worse and ...
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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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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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Running a web service from a Win 2012 R2 Hyper-V Host - xDoS prevention

Here's the scenario. We have a Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Edition hosting three NLB 2012 R2 web servers with our product on them. They receive XML data from connected public servers and work ...
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Redirect from subdirectory to a file (IIS 7.5)

Our site is setup like this: /root /howitworks index file /users howitworks.htm Our SSL host name is secure.site.com The index file in /howitworks simply redirects to ...
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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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WebDAV “PROPFIND” exception in IIS due to network share?

We're finding continuous exceptions in our event viewer on our live box to the following exception: Process information: Process ID: 3916 Process name: w3wp.exe Account name: NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK ...