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Questions tagged [iis]

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 [iis-7], [iis-7.5], etc.

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IIS Application Pools do not start due to WAS not starting

I have been dealing with an issue with the IIS service. Every now and then, it stops working for me and it is always the same issue: IIS service and App Pools won't start due to WAS service not ...
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ARR reverse proxy to Azure Website inside Azure Cloud Service

I am trying to rewrite www.contoso.com/blog/ to a wordpress Azure Website (contosoblog.azurewebsites.net). I have completely configured all inbound and outbound rules, and have tested them locally on ...
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How do I reduce the threads per process limit for an ISAPI app under IIS 7.5

I have a python WSGI application running under an ISAPI extension in IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008. I would like to increase the number of worker processes (which I know how to do) and reduce the ...
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Shared Configuration and AppSettings

We use Shared Configuration for our IIS config, so the same config is used by the webservers. This works well. We like to share some server-level <AppSettings> between the servers. (in IIS ...
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IIS Content and Configuration Sync

We have a Web Farm with IIS 7.5 that has a 3rd party application that syncs IIS Content and Configuration. We used this back in IIS 6 days, when there were no tools in the OS that handled this easily....
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IIS 500.19 error on 0.01% of requests

We have deployed a simple ServiceStack application delivering Podcast RSS-feeds in IIS 7. Scouring the IIS logs, we found that a tiny amount of the requests get a HTTP 500.19 error code. Of the ~550 ...
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Windows Authentication to a Remote Server within an Intranet Environment

I have several servers (all on the same DC) within an Intranet environment at my company. For simplicity, I'll focus my question on the IIS and SQL Servers. I have an IIS 7.5 web server and a remote ...
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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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Windows 2003 IIS 6.0 w3wp PerfMon monitoring

We have a number of web applications set up as Virtual Directories under one web site on Windows 2003/IIS 6.0 servers. Each VirDir has a dedicated App Pool. One of my users wanted to know if I could ...
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IIS 7.5: How do I compare the configuration of two “applications”?

On my Windows 7 dev machine, I have two applications configured on IIS 7.5: Both have the same web.config, but one of them works and the other doesn't (no HTTP reply, browser keeps waiting forever). ...
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IIS7 proxying VisualSVN server refuses to allow Web.config files to be committed

I use IIS 7.5 with the Application Request Routing and URL Rewriting modules to act as a reverse proxy for several apache-based web sites, including VisualSVN Server. I'm having a problem when I try ...
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How to enable two consecutive periods in URL without introducing a security vulnerability

I have a site running on IIS 7.5 which hosts some user-generated content. Recently, I came across a file with two periods in its filename. Let's call it foo..bar.jpg. When I attempt to access it, I ...
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Windows Process Activation Service not spwaning w3wp.exe

we have a set of application here that are aspnet running on IIS 8.5 - Win2012-R2. We have 4.6.2 version of .Net deployed. On some of our servers, we see a strange behavior where IIS won't reply to ...
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Why is my IIS configuration changing?

We host a customer site (the hardware is at a third party data center, but we administer the software). On several different occasions, the customer has reported a problem with the site, and when I ...
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ASP.NET Temporary files taking up too much space

I have approximately 900 applications running on the server where each one points to a folder that contains content that is about 215MB in size. When I noticed that my server's hard drive was almost ...
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IIS server slows down with only a few tens of requests

I'm using IIS 7.5 with PHP and I'm having troubles with my application, it is VERY slow and it can take more than 30 seconds to respond sometimes. I believe this is due to some kind of queue of ...
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Using Basic Authentication with IIS Manager Authentication

For a website I would like to add a Basic HTTP 401 Challenge so the visitor will be asked for a username and password before entering the site. Just like in Apache you can use htpasswd and htaccess. ...
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Network Load Balancing 2003 to 2012 R2 Upgrade

We currently have a 3 node windows 2003 NLB cluster running in Multicast mode, for a IIS web cluster. We want to upgrade to 2012 R2. About 15 sites/IP addresses total. Can you run 2012 R2 nodes in ...
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IIS7.5 periodically stops serving static files

I have a website with an index.html file (that contains an html/javascript application) that leverages a json rest api(asp.net webapi in the same website) for data. Periodically, IIS will start ...
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IIS 7.5 connect to a web site using IIS Manager using the current user credentials

I am trying to use IIS Manager to connect to a site or an application but would like to pass through or use the current authenticated user's credentials. There is only a username and password option ...
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application/json content doesn't get gzip'ed with IIS

We have some rather lengthy AJAX calls in our app, some of which transmit over 100k of data across a rather slow encrypted network. I'd like to enable G-Zip compression on application/json to speed ...
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The revocation function was unable to check revocation for the certificate

I need to pass IIS certificate authentication on Windows Server 2012. The root cert haven't got any revocation lists but I'm getting exception: The revocation function was unable to check ...
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ASP.NET directories blocked from VisualSVN Server behind reverse proxy in IIS 6

I’ve got VisualSVN Server running behind a reverse proxy in IIS 6, Windows Server 2003. This isn’t ideal, but for the main web app on the server I’ve only got one IP address and SSL certificate ...
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Windows Web Farm Framework Memory Allocation Issue

We have a web farm running two servers (W2K8 R2). Let's name them web01 and web02. Web01 has no problem, but web02 has a strange memory allocation problem with the WebFarmAgentService. For unknown ...
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IIS 7.5 URL Rewrite - missing “route to server” option

(Question moved from StackOverflow) I am running Windows 7 Ultimate, and have activated IIS (Version 7.5.7600.16385). I have installed the following modules using Microsoft Web Platform Installer 2....
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HTTP Debug method reveals Server header on IIS

Stuck with really weird problem and can't figure out how to handle it. So, I have asp web api application hosted in IIS 10. I use IIS Rewrite module with outbound rule which removes any Server header: ...
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Cannot remove 'Server' header with request filtering

I need to remove the 'Server' header from all http requests coming to my IIS site due to PCI DSS scanning restrictions. I am running the latest version of Windows Server 2016 using the latest version ...
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Debugging client certificate issues on IIS

We have an 2008R2 IIS server set up with a site configured to require client certificates. Our test client isn't working, and we're trying to debug why. During the course of this, we've set up a new ...
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IIS as a reverse proxy for a server with many ports

I have a Windows Server 2016 machine with sales & accountant software running on it. I want to deploy a telephony PBX server, running inside a linux Virtual Machine (via VMware). It's running on ...
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Kestral, IIS and Port Exhaustion

Deploying a .NET CORE web-socket app via AWS Beanstalk. By default this uses IIS as a reverse proxy. Unfortunately reverse proxies use ports to do their work, leading to port exhaustion. How can ...
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How to configure IIS with IPv6

Recently one of my apps got rejected by the App Store because it didn't work on an IPv6 network. I think my problem is located at API level on my windows server. Apple tells you to run tests on the ...
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SSL and Certificates for custom domains on SaaS application

We run a large-ish SaaS application hosted on windows 2008R2 / IIS7.5 clusters behind an F5 network appliance cluster. Today, we offer white labeled branding to customers via custom CNames (your-...
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IIS 7.5 - Possible to display friendly error if client connected with TLS version less than 1.2?

I would like to detect if a user is connecting to our IIS 7.5 server with TLS 1.0 or 1.1, and then redirect them to a friendly error message. Is this possible? If not, is it possible to do it at 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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show customize 503 message when app pool is stopped

i have read alot about it even here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/2271887/custom-error-page-for-http-error-503 nothing worked for me. when the application pool is stopped it will always show ...
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Source does not support parameter called 'IIS Web Application Name'. while Deploying .Net application in Elastic BeanStalk using Jenkins

I'm trying to deploy an ASP.NET MVC application to Amazon BeanStalk. Here is how final package looks like final Package that i'm uploading to amazon directory structure is. And here is directory ...
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cmd.exe as a built-in application pool identity

My IIS web applications run using the built-in application pool identity IIS APPPOOL\Foo. Is it possible to run a command-line in the context of IIS APPPOOL\Foo using psexec or some other tool? ...
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Slow Access to Mapped Drive and WebDav

I'm running a Windows 8.1 x64 media server for my living group on my university's campus which serves about 40 people (though not all at the same time). It has a 1000Mbps synchronous connection to all ...
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PHP: No mapping for the Unicode character…, for specific greek characters

I have a windows IIS server working with PHP. The user inserts a word via an HTML form, it goes to PHP and then PHP calls a COM dll (vb6) function passing the word to the function as a utf8 string. ...
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Obtaining a Crash Dump from a dying IIS ASP.NET Worker Process

(Not sure if this is an IIS problem or not, so if this is better suited for SO I'll happily move it...) We have an IIS-hosted application that is sporadically dying, and the event logs claim that the ...
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IIS - overrideModeDefault enforced in PowerShell, not IIS UI

I am trying to modify an IIS Web Application that is installed, and change the Authentication Methods. The Default Web Site is set to alloy Anonymous, and disable everything else. When I use the ...
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How can IIS connections increase when requests don't?

With both the number of requests, and the response times remaining fairly stable, the number of connections rose to a massive spike... What can cause this? Wouldn't a slow-post attack or similar also ...
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IIS Connect As: Does website visitor inherit rights of specified account?

I have IIS on an Azure VM pointing to an Azure File Share for the website files/contents. To allow IIS to access the File Share, I created an account on the VM with the same credentials as the File ...
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In an Azure WebRole where is %AppData% redirected to?

I'm logging using NLog in an Azure WebRole to the "%appdata%" folder. But when I RDP into the Azure VM I can't find my log file anywhere -- %appdata% opens a folder the user I'm RDPed in as -- where ...
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How to enable static GZip compression for versioned “/style.css?v=1” resourcess in IIS?

Google PageSpeed reports that files like .css and .js are compressed, but .css?v=1 and .js?v=1 are not. How to enable static compression for files that have a dynamically changing version number in ...
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Server is sending back text/html instead of javascript files

I have done a rewrite on the server using these conditions: AngularWildCard: (.) - rewrite to appjs/views/ AngularCondtions: (appjs/modules/.|appjs/agent/|appjs/user/.|content/.|scripts/.) - none ...
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IIS 8.5 Credentials working for windows authentication but not for basic

I have an IIS 8.5 on a windows server 2012 machine. When I enable the windows authentication (basic authentication is disabled), I can access and see the home page of IIS (http://localhost) with the ...
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Use https for domain and http for subdomain

I have a virtual private server. I configured my DNS so that I can host an application for the main domain (let's say domain.com) and I configured the DNS so that *.domain.com is redirected to another ...
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Performance counter to show real IIS response time

What performance counter should I use to display current average IIS response time? ASP.NET counters correctly show the time spent in ASP.NET, but real latency is much bigger, which is confirmed by ...
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Constrained Delegation between IIS, SQL Server, SSRS and File System

First of all, not sure which site is best suited for this question be it SO, SF or SU so please feel free to suggest migration! I have a requirement to constrain delegation between several machines ...