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Questions tagged [iis-8.5]

IIS 8.5 is the version of IIS that ships with Windows 2012 R2, and Windows 8.1.

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Installing SSL on a Windows Server 2012 with IIS 8.0

We are in the process of moving a website from a machine with Windows Server 2008 R2/IIS 7.5 to a machine with Windows Server 2012/IIS 8.0 as we want to take advantage of the new SNI feature. This ...
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Sync Two IIS 8.5 Server configurations only excluding bindings

We have two IIS 8.5 web servers, Server 2012 R2 Server1 Server2 I am trying to find a powershell command that will sync only changes made on Server1 to Server2 I tried shared configurations ...
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Manage Multiple IIS servers without shared configuration

We currently have 2 web servers IIS 8.5 in DEV We will push the servers to production to replace our current production servers My question is, is the a way to build scripts on the fly to apply ...
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First request after a while always slow - ASP.NET MVC / IIS 8.5 / Windows Server 2012 R2 VPS

I'm hosting a low-traffic ASP.NET MVC 5 application on a VPS with Windows Server 2012 R2 / IIS 8.5, with 1 GB of RAM. My problem is that the first request after some time without any requests always ...
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Is an SSL Cert needed for redirects?

We currently have a website set to redirect to a new address (our client changed domain names, but wants the old domain to send people to the new site) in IIS 8.5 using permanant redirects found in ...
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How does HTTP OPTIONS method determine allowed methods in IIS 8.5?

I'm looking to remove the TRACE method from my web site in IIS 8.5 (Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter). I have implemented this using request filtering as below: <system.webServer> <...
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ASP.NET application on “IIS 8.5” on “Windows Server 2012 R2” performs poorly compared with “IIS 7.5” on a “Windows Server 2008 R2”

We have the same ASP.NET application running on a couple of servers: one instance runs under IIS 8.5 on Windows Server *2012* R2 two instances run under IIS 7.5 on Windows Server *2008* R2 What bugs ...
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Does IIS 8.5 support wildcard host header binding?

I know that IIS versions 7.5 and earlier do not support wildcard host header bindings. Have they added it in the latest version (8.5)? I see that it finally supports SNI and wildcard binding (*....
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Windows Server 2012 R2 IIS 10 / HTTP/2

We're currently running Windows Server 2012 R2 for our web server, using IIS 8.5. Is it possible to upgrade that to IIS 10 for HTTP/2 or otherwise enabled HTTP/2 on our current install? Thanks, Matt.
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Create FastCGI application with PowerShell

I'm trying to automate the provisioning of a Windows 2012 server, but I'm having trouble getting PHP to work. This is the command I'm using to add a handler mapping to IIS: New-WebHandler -Name "PHP-...
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WebDeploy 3.6 won't connect with TLS 1.0 disabled

Recently I had my servers audited for PCI compliance. As part of this I was picked up for not having TLS 1.0 disabled as per: http://blog.varonis.com/ssl-and-tls-1-0-no-longer-acceptable-for-pci-...
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IIS 8.5 change bindings on bulk (due to SSL certificate renewal)

I just renewed a Comodo Wildcard SSL certificate and I created the PFX in order to install it on my Windows Server 2012 R2 which is a VM on Microsoft Azure. I use IIS 8.5 for all my websites which ...
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How to fix issues with LetsEncrypt certificate chains on Windows Server?

I've been using LetsEncrypt to generate certificates for my sites on Windows 2012 R2 server. It worked great, until recently when I renewed the certificates. LetsEncrypt made a recent change where ...
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How to IP restrict access to a website in IIS8,5 (Windows 2012R2)

I have read that to IP-restrict a website in IIS8 to allow only one or more IPs and deny everybody else, you do this: Set "Access for unspecified clients" to "Deny" Add IP-address for "Allow" (as ...
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What is the meaning of an IIS http status code 404.503?

Microsoft lists the IIS http status codes including the substatus codes here. In the 404 section there are substatus codes between 0 and 20, but in my logs I get a 503 as sc-substatus I can't find ...
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IIS 8.5 - getting error when returning static 404 file

IIS8.5 > Sites > mysite > Error Pages > 404 Select "Insert content from static file into the error response". Uncheck "Try to return the error file in the client language". Enter path to "notfound....
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Can't find IIS config file listed by appcmd

I'm managing a bunch of IIS 8.5 servers and I'm working on complying with security baselines. My question is this: If I run a specific appcmd query on one of our IIS servers, I get the following: C:\...
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Add Website Host name - should I include www prefix?

When adding a new website to IIS, the Binding section requires the host name, and gives an example as: Example: www.contoso.com or marketing.contoso.com When creating my website for zuggler.com, ...
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Upgrading from IIS 6 to 8.5: increased concurrent requests

We upgraded our web server from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 R2. The web application in question runs against ASP.NET 4.0. The web application in turn communicates with a third-party Web ...
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Is there a way to prevent Sysprep from destroying your IIS installation? [closed]

Ok, so that may sound a bit cataclysmic, but at least in many cases this is true. I have done a lot of searching but not found a great thread that has it simply stated like this. In fact, the KB ...
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Moving \inetpub\ for IIS 8.5

There are many sources that say that the %SERVERROOT%/inetpub/ must never ever be deleted or moved. And yes, I can agree with this, as updates to IIS update that directory blindly -- they don’t ...
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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 sends incorrect intermediate SSL certificate

I just installed a new SSL certificate (from StartCom) to one of our servers and noticed that in Chrome there is the crossed padlock icon displayed for the site so I started investigating why is that ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 curious behavior with hosts entry

TL;DR ...our domain policy silently force pushed the LAN settings (including the proxy reference) to my machine on a predefined interval, which happened to be while I was developing but after I had ...
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IIS 8.5 Serve file with no extension from particular folder

I have some files that have been uploaded to a folder called /Download however the have no extension e.g. File1 I have tried adding a /Download/Web.Config file with the following specified <?xml ...
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Lsass.exe high CPU usage and causing request queuing on webserver

I have a webserver with Windows 2012 R2, running only one website, on ASP.NET 4.5.1, IIS 8.5. It does not have, and has never had, the AD role installed. Last Sunday, the process lsass.exe, suddenly ...
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How to handle vulnerability searches in IIS?

I have a web server running an ASP.NET web application on IIS 8.5. I noticed that several 404 errors were logged by the application which are not related to my application in anyway. Here are few ...
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IIS 8.5 FTP - “501 Server cannot accept argument” in response to PORT command

I am running IIS 8.5 on Windows 2012 R2. I created an FTP site to use port 8021 and when trying to connect using FileZilla (plain FTP), I get the error message "Connection timed out after 20 seconds ...
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Setting up IIS 8.5 - Security practices

This is the first time I'm setting up an IIS installation and i want to make sure to provide maximum security. Some questions were popping into my mind while setting up: Note that this server hosts ...
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IIS 8.5 file upload causing ‘NetworkError: 500 Internal Server Error

I am having a terrible time trying to find the cause of the error when uploading a file (the size of the file does not matter) via HTTP to a Windows 2012 R2 Essentials (IIS 8.5) webserver. The ...
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Clone identical cipher suite from Apache2 on linux to IIS 8.5 in Windows Server 2012r2

Intended result: To have identical cipher support in IIS 8.5 (new server), as I have support for in Apache 2.4 (the server I want to copy the supported ciphers from). ssllabs.com info : Apache 2.4 ...
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How can I tell what time a web site stopped in IIS 8.5

For some unknown reason one of my sites stopped on the server. I have looked in the the Application and System event logs, as well as the logs located at: C:\inetpub\logs. However I see no indication ...
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IIS 8.5 Windows Authentication failing for some users

I have an application that was installed requiring Windows Authentication under Windows 2012, IIS 8.5. When certain users use the application, they're receiving a 401 error after the challenge/...
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IIS8 Application Pool Identity with Integrated Security to a SQL Server in a non-trusted domain?

Here is the scenario that we are experiencing and why we are trying to solve this: We are a consulting company that support a particular third-party software application for a number of clients. The ...
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IIS 8.5 on Win 2012 R2: Changes for Application Pool identity does not reflect?

Running Win 2012 R2 and IIS 8.5. When setting a custom identity to run a specific app pool (lets call it "App Pool 1") I get IMHO a really weird behavior. When I click on App Pool 1 and then "Set ...
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Confluence (Synchrony) using websockets behind IIS8 can't copy or insert large blocks of text

I've got a Confluence 6.1.0 setup running behind an IIS8 reverse proxy doing SSL. Everything works except for one small problem. When I try to copy a three or four paragraphs of text, attempt to ...
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How to properly set up IIS 8 application pool memory limit without triggerring often recycles?

I am trying to put a limit to the memory used by an application pool within IIS 8.5. My problem is that if I put a limit that looks significantly greater than the typical memory usage, it is recycle ...
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Bad Gateway! when calling a cfx dll on ColdFusion 11 IIS 8.5

I am getting a Bad Gateway! error when running a ColdFusion page that calls a C++ dll. The CF administrator runs and other pages with cfx dll calls run. The ColdFusion is 32bit because the DLLs are ...
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How to enable stateless session resumption cache behind load balancer?

I scanned my servers' SSL/TLS configuration using https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/, and it reported Session resumption (caching) No (IDs assigned but not accepted) I'm using 2 instances of Azure web ...
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IIS8.5 Won't Serve Font Files

For some reason my IIS won't return any font files. They all return as 404s. I have verified the URLs are correct and the MIME types are correct. The font files are currently inside of a .NET 4.5 ...
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Enable non-admin remote access to IIS Manager

I have a server running Windows Server 2012 R2 with IIS 8.5. I've configured it for remote management, and I am able to successfully connect to the IIS mangement service (on this server) from another ...
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IIS 8.5 server not accepting a TLS 1.0 connection from Windows Server 2003

(If you're wondering why I'm trying to enable cipher suites that are deprecated, the short answer is that it's for the few people who really can't use anything newer because they're stuck on Windows ...
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Server sent passive reply with unroutable address. Using server address instead IIS 8.5

I have just set up a FTP server in IIS 8.5 on my Windows Server 2012 R2 machine. With FileZilla when I try connect to the local IP (10.0.0.4) with my username and password on port 21, it will ...
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How can I install a certificate into IIS on machine the cert request wasn't generated from?

I generated a request from a production web server, then gave it to my boss who sent it off and then emailed me back the 4 .crt files he received. On another server (our staging server) I installed ...
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Cannot connect to IIS 8.5 FTP if SSL is enabled

I have an FTP website running on IIS 8.5 on Windows Server 2012. I can connect just fine if I disable SSL. However, if I enable SSL, the server keeps sending weird replies. Here's the log from ...
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IIS manager: stores information outside web.configs?

I was thinking that the IIS manager was simply a graphical frontend for the textual configuration files, which in turn represent the whole configuration for IIS in a hierarchical fashion. So when I ...
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Are Application Pools Generally Larger In IIS 8.5 vs IIS 7.5?

We recently moved our websites from IIS 7.5 to IIS 8.5. We did not change any of the code in the websites The app pools are identical in configuration We are running ~70 sites on this ...
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SSL binding with no hostname, and centralized certificate store?

We have a web app that serves a large number of websites from a single IIS website. The IIS website simply has a catch-all binding on port 80. Up till now, for the SSL bindings, we have added a new IP ...
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Stop IIS 8.5 from listing on Port 80, but still listen on port 443 for specific IPs

A have an application server that serves a number of IIS 8.5 applications on a number of IP's. Some use port 80 only, some use port 443 only, some use 80 & 443. For the sites that use 443 only, ...
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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 (https://server/path/...