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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Can IIS be configure to forward request to another web server?

I have several web site set up on one IIS 6 server distinguished by Host Header. However, I wish to have one of the sites served by a Linux / Apache server on my network. Do I need to use a reverse ...
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How can I control which IP address IIS7 uses?

In Win2k3 I used httpcfg to tell IIS to listen to specific IP addresses on the server. I want to run Apache with VisualSVN Server on port 80 on another IP address but IIS7 binds to all ip addresses by ...
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How to Host Multiple Domains / Web Sites on one IIS6 Server

I currently have an IIS6 server that hosts one web site/domain. I am developing another web site (completely separate) that I want to host on this same server. Both domains were purchased from ...
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Website hosting from home - IIS6

I'm wanting to host a few websites from home, primarily because I'm using some BETA Microsoft software (.NET 4 and EF) and don't want to install it on my production server which is hosted at ...
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Zero downtime uploads / Rollback in IIS

I'm not sure if this is the right way to ask this question, but here's basically what i'd like to do: 1.) Push a changeset to a site in IIS. 2.) Don't interrupt the users. 3.) Be able to roll back ...
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Why use Kerberos instead of NTLM in IIS?

This is something that I've never really been able to answer as well as I like: What is the real advantage of using Kerberos authentication in IIS instead of NTLM? I've seen a lot of people really ...
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IIS Can't Serve Certain File Extension

I'm serving .JSON files, but even though the file exist, IIS keeps throwing 404 error when any of the file is accessed. I tried renaming one of the file to .JS, and it works. Any pointer what setting ...
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How to install a single SSL certificate for www and non-www

I have purchased an SSL certificate and I should be able to configure IIS 7 to use that certificate for both https://domainname and https://www.domainname I have looked online but didn't find a ...
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IIS 6 - Setting up 301 redirect for non-www to www for SEO

Someone in the marketing department ran an SEO tool against our public website and found that about half of the links to our website go to www.mycompany.com, and half go to mycompany.com. Both of ...
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Multiple websites within IIS running with different time zone settings

Is there a way to have multiple websites running within IIS that have different time zone information? For example: The local Windows Server is running in CST. I would like one website (application) ...
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How to remove IIS/ASP.NET Response Headers

I have a couple IIS/6.0 servers that security is asking me to remove a couple of response headers that are sent to client browsers on requests. They are concerned about divulging platform information ...
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On IIS, how do I patch the SSL 3.0 POODLE vulnerability (CVE­-2014­-3566)?

How do I patch CVE­-2014­-3566 on a Windows Server 2012 system running IIS? Is there a patch in Windows Update, or do I have to do a registry change to disable SSL 3.0?
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What are the IUSR and IWAM accounts for in IIS?

I'm looking for a good explanation of the IUSR and IWAM accounts used by IIS to help me better configure our hosting environment: Why are they there? What's the difference between them? Do the names ...
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Are there any connection limits on Windows 7 IIS v7.5?

My current development machine is Windows XP, and I use a modified tcpip.sys to allow me to exceed the 10 connection limit built in to IIS. I know that Vista's IIS has the same limit. Can anyone ...
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IIS Configuration Synchronization for Web Server Farm?

I'm wondering if there is any good/easy way to get the IIS configurations synchronized? I'm going to be setting up a pair of IIS Servers with Network Load Balancing. I can get the data files (html, ...
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redirect to domain without www

I use IIS7. how do i config it so that if the user types www.serverfault.com it redirects to serverfault.com like on this site?
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How can I check if my IIS site is using NTLM or Kerberos?

How can I check if my IIS site is using NTLM or Kerberos? And how can I change authentication from Kerberos to NTLM? I'm using IIS 7.5 and I couldn't find any answer to this question, can help me a ...
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How to Deploy an ASP.NET Web API- and Browser-based Application to a Production Environment [closed]

(Please forgive if this is posted in an incorrect forum. We didn’t know exactly where to post it.) We have an ASP.NET Web API single page application - a browser-based app running in IIS to serve up ...
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Saving/archiving IIS 7.5 settings for recovery etc

I am not an trained sysAdmin or network engineer, just a programmer who has picked up some knowledge over the years, and at the moment I find myself managing an IIS 7.5 deployment on WinServer 2008 ...
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IIS 7 - Multiple IIS Sites pointed at same directory. How is this accomplished?

I need to point two IIS sites at the same folder on the server. I need to do this because I need different IP-restrictions for the domain name bound to IIS-Site-B vs. IIS-Site-A (which is completely ...
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What is muieblackcat?

I've recently installed ELMAH on a small .NET MVC site and I keep receiving error reports System.Web.HttpException: A public action method 'muieblackcat' was not found on controller... This is ...
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Enabling REST (GET, POST, PUT, DELETE) support in iis 6

I want to enable REST support in iis 6. My Googling has shown me that i can achieve PUT requests by [enabling WebDav] , however enabling the Delete method still eludes me. I've seen suggestions about ...
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How to convert 'w3wp' process names to PIDs or usernames? (i.e.- "w3wp#29)

I'm running some perfmon counters / reports on an Windows Server 2003 IIS6 web server, that has each web site running under its own application pool/worker process user. The report is providing the ...
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Is it possible to setup load balancing for 2 apps running on the same server?

I have two instances of a web app (using play framework) running on the same machine under two different ports. I am trying to work out if it is possible to set IIS to act as a reverse proxy and ...
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IIS Windows Authentication not working in Internet Explorer via host name; works via IP

I'm trying to get a new Windows Server 2003 box working to host an ASP.NET application that uses Windows Authentication. Here's some info: IIS Anonymous Access is diabled IIS Integrated Windows ...
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How to have a certificate which works with both example.com and subdomain.example.com in IIS?

I have an IIS server hosting several websites, like: example.com subdomain1.example.com subdomain2.example.com I want those websites to be able to use SSL. If I install the certificate ...
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Load-Balancing with ARR + IIS on ports other than 80

Is there any way to use ARR to re-route requests to ports other than 80/443 (the default http/https ports, respectively)? We have several web applications that listen on ports other than 80 and would ...
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IIS reveals internal IP address in content-location field

Referring: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q218180/, there is a known issue in IIS4/5/6 whereby it will reveal the internal IP of a web server in the content-location field of the HTTP header. We ...
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Is the IIS SMTP Server good enough for a production server?

I was planning to use the SMTP server that comes with IIS7 (for a website) but then I came across this link and started to get worried (read the accepted solution), on the other hand I have a limited ...
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How do you configure IIS 7 to use a subdirectory as the default document?

So I have a website running on a discount asp.net account, and I put an asp.net mvc app in a subdirectory. If my url is 'www.website.com' and my app is in directory 'sample', then ...
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How would I implement forwarding of a website that's in a subfolder?

User has been given a subfolder to hold their website at http://www.example.com/user. If possible, I'd like to forward that off to userdomain.com, as that's a different server and I have control over ...
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iis' basic authentication system blocks too many login attempts?

I'm doing a security analysis of a network for a university project. The servers use the basic autentication of iis, integrated with ssl. I'm now considering the possibility of a bruteforce attack. I ...
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my IIS server does not have MIME Types pan

I wanted to change the MIME type of my website. Unfortunately, I could not find the MIME type in my IIS manager. Could you please help me out. The version of my IIS is 6.1 Regards,
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Deploying ASP.NET MVC to Windows Server 2003

I have a problem with an MVC 2 website on Windows Server 2003 running IIS 6. It is externally hosted, but we have a 2003 server internally for testing. The internal server runs the website fine, the ...
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filtering request from IIS and redirecting it to Glassfish

I have IIS running on my server on 80 i want if request with /webapplication comes then the request should be redirected to my glassfish from IIS it self glassfish is running on 8080 how to configure ...
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Uninstall IIS on Windows 7

I've just rebuilt my development machine and installed IIS. I then installed the Web Deployment tool and used this to restore my previously-backed-up websites to the clean machine. Unfortunately the ...
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IIS SMTP server (Installed on local server) in parallel to Google Apps

I am currently using free version of Google Apps for hosting my email.It works great for my official mails my email on Google is support@mydomain.com. In addition I'm sending out high volume mails ...
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Multiple Sites on One IIS Server Need Different Outgoing IP Addresses

I have an IIS server set up with multiple web sites, each with their own IP address. It works fine for routing incoming traffic to the right site. However, outgoing traffic all appears to come from ...
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Configuring IIS site to use HTTPS

I am working on a REST API which I have currently deployed on a Win XP Professional SP2 development machine running IIS 5.1. The site is currently being hosted on port 81 and being accessed via HTTP. ...
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Handle lock on disk Cache by ARR Module. How release it without recycle the application pool?

I get cached disk file in the directory c:\arrCache_media\video. IIS still got an handle on the file, so i can't rename, delete or re-write the file. But i can move the file to another folder, ...
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No option to create a new website in IIS

If I run inetmgr I can see the IIS MMC and I can also see an IIS Admin service on my computer. Do both of these things mean that IIS is installed? In the IIS management console, I can only see ...
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W2k8, Sybase Driver, Permissions

Trying to get a .net (32bit) app running on a Windows 2008 server. My experience in the Windows world is quite limited... Is this related to the Full/Medium trust settings? Windows error logging ...
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“<handler> scriptProcessor could not be found in <fastCGI> application configuration” when accessing PHP script in subfolder

I have a configuration problem with php on IIS 7.5. It is a practically fresh install made with the MS Web PI on Win7. I created a simple php testpage. It works in the root level ...
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Changing from asp to PHP - server?

I've been developing ASP for quite a while using IIS and hosting it on an NT-server (which has 2 IPs). Since a few months I'm coding in PHP (using xampp on Windows) and would also like to change my ...
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How can I check what files people are downloading from my server

I have small server with IIS and windows server 2008 hosting one page. Sometimes my bandwidth is completely overloaded. How can I check what files are being downloaded from my server that is killing ...
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Denying IPs using IIS6

I am granting certain IPs on IIS6 and deny the rest of IPs, There are users who use the app from network, and I grant network IP range and it works. Also local apps can access the application. I ...
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Does IIS7 not support ASP.NET - by default?

Does IIS7 not support ASP.NET - by default? i put asp.net files in there, but it says 404 - not found. And finding out if it's disabled if it can be disabled if it's enabled if it can be enabled ...
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Stopping IIS service

I've got IIS setup on my computer. I stopped it in order to start wamp/apache. so, I stopped the World Wide Web service in the services MMC snap-in and started wamp. but I still can't get wamp login ...
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301 IIS Redirect

How do I 301 direct all traffic from domain1.com to domain2.com using IIS? Also I need domain1.com/page.aspx?params to direct to domain2.com/page.aspx?params.
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PHP 5.2.11: Unable to load dynamic library complaints

I installed PHP 5.2.11 and upon enabling the php_mssql.dll module (and the obligatory restart of the services) started receiving warnings about not being able to load the dynamic library. The ...