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multi-site web farm for IIS [duplicate]

I am having a terrible time finding information on this and I am hoping someone here can help or point me in the right direction. I am working on a project of setting up an IIS webfarm that is ...
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Should I compress resources with a loadbalancer (Nginx) or with a web server (IIS7)?

I have the following setup: Nginx (1.1.19) on the front as a reverse proxy / loadbalancer IIS7 at the back as web servers MySQL as a database I am trying to figure out whether to compress static ...
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Forms authentication fails for every postback in a website which uses ARR to load balance [closed]

I have to say I am very new to this whole field. Scenario. I have 2 website a.com and login.com (a uses this to authenticate) So unauthenticated user who tries to access a.com will get redirected to ...
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SSL Certificates, two-way authentication and loadbalancers

We're looking to implement two-way authentication with client certificates for a privileged subset of our application users. The idea will be that if a certificate is detected the user will be asked ...
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Improving web hosting for high traffic website

Our website is current running on a intel Xeon 2.3GHz that is about 5 or 6 years old with 8GB. The website is current getting around 2,000 visitor per day. Running on windows 2008 R2 Web edition. The ...
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553 views

Multiple instances of a web site on a single server - upgrade one at a time

I would like to host a single physical machine two copies of the same very site to minimize downtime during upgrades. I think I could put a load balancer in front of the machine, assign two IPs to ...
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1answer
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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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How NLB will work with IIS-7 web services?

We'are going to join 2 (two) IIS7 web-servers into NLB with the same web-service published (2 instances of the same web-service one per web-server). Do I understand correctly, that NLB will work for ...
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MaxKeepAliveRequests for IIS7 (with NLB)

We have an IIS7 running on several nodes in an NLB cluster. The NLB nodes are set to Affinity:None so that new connections are spread across them. We want KeepAlive switched on so that we can get ...
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live site and holding side by side until go live

I will shortly be going live with a new .net web application. It will be deployed to a load balanced environment over 5 servers. Before go live there is a holding site on all the 5 servers to which ...
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web farm framework 2.0 - can I use WFF 2.0 with a hardware load balancer?

I have a web farm consisting of 2 web servers running Windows Server 2008 and IIS 7, load balanced between a hardware load balanacer. I'm reading about WFF 2.0 and I don't know if it's possible to use ...
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Single web app, multiple web servers

I have a problem of load balancing. We developed a web app for nearly 1500 users. As the number of users increased we are unable to serve the requests in a timely manner. It takes around 10 to 20 ...
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Load balancing with one server and IIS7(.5)

Is it possible to configure loadbalancing on one server with IIS7? What I would like is to have three applications in IIS7 (sites). One site should forward the requests to the other two sites ...
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915 views

Whats the best way to setup an IIS7 Webfarm for an ASP.NET Application

We are looking to setup an IIS7 WebFarm... We have 2 IIS7/Windows Server 2008 boxes that will act as the load balanced webservers. How do you setup IIS/Windows Server 2008 to handle balancing the ...
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Howto WCF Service HTTPS Binding and Endpoint Configuration in IIS with Load Balancer?

We have a WCF service that is being hosted on a set of 12 machines. There is a load balancer that is a gateway to these machines. Now the site is setup as SSL; as in a user accesses it through using ...
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What is the downside to sticky sessions with load balancers?

we have a web farm of IIS7 machines. Works great. In front of them is an F5 Big-IP hardware load balancer. Also working fine :) Now, currently we're using an ASP.NET State Service to handle our ...
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Replicate IIS Settings for Load Balanced Websites

I have a website running on two Windows Server 2008 boxes using built in Network Load Balancing. I replicate the website files via DFS replication. What is the easiest way to replicate the IIS ...
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Long HTTP Get and Instant Response

We have an ASP.Net 3.5 Application on IIS7. On our preview server, it runs with almost instant gets and responses (~1 second from get to the page displaying). We have a production environment with 5 ...
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Load balancing using IIS7 request routing and load balancing module

Microsoft has a lot of documentation about their somewhat new load balancing and request routing module for IIS7 located here: ...