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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Windows IIS: Show files in public directory?

I made a directory called /Files and I want it to show the files when somebody goes to mydomain.com/Files but all I get is permission denied. How can I make the folder show the files when person goes ...
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Why would the IIS UrlRewrite module continue redirecting requests after the rule is removed?

Our application uses the IIS UrlRewrite module to temporarily redirect requests during upgrades to a maintenance site. We have seen a few instances where even though the redirect rule has been removed,...
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Unable to reach site after IIS upgrade: HTTPS 403 - Forbidden: Access is denied

I get this error when trying to access my site via HTTPS. HTTP works as expected. Had a server that failed and had to move from IIS 6.0 to IIS 7.0 on Window Server 2008. Was able to install my SSL, ...
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Problems hosting a Jetty application on the same server as IIS.

I am a .Net programmer, lately developing a website in Jsp, using Jetty. I use Eclipse and the Maven-Jetty plugin. I have a virtual private server, which has IIS installed and is serving .NET ...
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PHP working directory running under IIS with FastCGI

I have got a number of scripts being moved from an Apache server to an IIS server. Many of these scripts assume that the current working directory of the script is the same as the directory containing ...
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IIS/ASP.NET performance incident - Perfmon Current Annonymous Users going through roof but Requests/sec low

Setup: ASP.NET 4.0 website on IIS 6.0 on Win 2003 64 bit, 8xCPUs, 16GB memory, separate SQL 2005 DB server. Had a serious slowdown today with any otherwise fairly well performing ASP.NET site. For a ...
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Firefox users getting intermittent Connection Reset errors when downloading Zip files

I've got a site running on IIS7. Intermittently, Firefox users will get 0k files, as a result of a "Connection Reset", when downloading large zip files. Usually these are in the range of 70-100MB in ...
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Install python in a windows web hosting running IIS 7

How do I install python in a web host running IIS 7? Mostly of my research suggest to go to the Internet Service Manager but I can only access the server through a web browser. Is this possible? What ...
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IIS - two servers single domain

I've got two server machines - one running Debian Linux and the other running Windows Server. They are both in the same network and have single public ip address. The port 80 is configured to serve ...
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Mixed error pages in IIS 7.5

IIS 7.5 on Windows 2008 R2 x64, Classic mode. In ASP.NET 3.5 apps, IIS is concatenating the default error pages (e.g. inetpub\custerr\en-US\500.htm) with my own custom error pages (as defined in web....
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Solving errors which i get with php and IIS

I am using php 5.0 and IIS 5. When i am trying to access my application i get 2 erros like PHP has encountered an Access Violation at 011173CD and HTTP/1.1 500 Server Error Server: Microsoft-IIS/...
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IIS6 wildcard mapping overriding regular mappings

Has anyone ever run into a problem where a wildcard mapping was overriding a standard mapping? Is this expected behavior? In my case I have my wildcard mapped to aspnet_isapi.dll for a cms ...
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Memory bloat / leak in 3rd party IIS script

We have a 3rd party application that runs on an IIS web server, during the day as people use it, it seems to take up more and more memory until the server is very close to the memory limit and we get ...
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IIS 6.0 - PHP write access without IUSER write access

We are using an IIS 6.0 server on a Windows 2003 machine. We need to allow PHP to upload Word documents to a folder on our website that can then be read by visitors to the site. We do not want to ...
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IIS 6.0 - grant domain users access to Websites/App Pools

For some odd reason, I cannot allow domain users to access IIS once connected to an RDP server. I've been trying all the authentication types from the Authentication and Access Control properties in ...
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How can i programmatically find out how many resources a IIS server has and the traffic on each resource .. etc

I want to write a program to find out what resources an IIS server has and how many hits are there on each resource. The resource can be anything from a html page to files like sound clips, pictures , ...
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Migrating SSL certificates in IIS

A recent development has occurred where a client has requested to move their website from the current hosting server to our in house servers. This website has an SSL associated with it. Can an SSL be ...
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Enable Http Compression in IIS 7.5

I'm trying to enable HTTP compression to my web site, my server is running Windows 2008R2 and IIS 7.5. I followed these steps: installed static and dynamic compression through the Serve manager. ...
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IIS Limitations

I was reading a Wikipedia article about IIS and I found a comment about limiting of connections under XP and Vista. I presume that there's no limitations under Windows Server, and is just to get ...
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IIS Admin Service stuck at “Starting” status

I'm having some trouble restarting IIS, and I took a look and see that the IIS Admin Service is in the "Starting" status. I'm not able to Start/Stop it manually. All of the context menu options for ...
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configure multiple website from redirected domains

I have different domain all configured with redirect to my win server 2008 r2 (redirect using IP of my server). How configure IIS to use different websites for each redirect domain? e.g. Domain1 - ...
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IIS redirect to another site via sub-directory?

I think I know my answer but wanted to verify it with the community. I have an IIS 6 server (Win 2K3) and a new sub-directory/site coming up -- www.example.com/newsite On a IIS7.5/W2K8 server I have ...
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Hosting Asp.net MVC 2 application on Windows Server 2008 Gives 500 Error

I am trying to host my ASP.net MVC2 application on MS Server 2008. When I attempt to view the website it returns a 500.19 internal server error. The error message claims that there is a duplicate ...
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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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Tool to monitor bandwidth between IIS and SQL Server

I'm looking for a way to track the data traffic between IIS (ASP.NET website) and SQL Server, both running on a local developer box (Windows 7). This is so we can improve the bandwidth usage of ...
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can IIS SMTP server receive messages?

I need an SMTP server to be able to accept EMails. I have a custom written socket listener but wanted to use somethign more robust and less home grown. I wanted to try to get IIS to capture inbound ...
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webknights vs urlscan for IIS

I am currently working on a project which will be using IIS as it's main web server facing the internet. I was hoping to use something like a Web Application Firewall to increase the security stance ...
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Hosting and application on local IIS

I have an application which I can access from my own computer using the following url: http://188.24.7.228/PetitionsApp/ But this fails if I try to access it from other computers. Is there a setting ...
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IIS Virtual Directory pointing to a local path vs UNC path

I'm really stuck with the following and would appreciate any feedback. I have a Silverlight application that uses Expression Encoder to play video files. When I deploy the source files to a local ...
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Import .htaccess rules in IIS using command line

Is it possible to import /convert the .htaccess file to web.config using command line ( NOT using GUI) and how ? If it is not directly possible is there any workaround for this ? note : http://learn....
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IIS v6.0 SMTP Default 'From' Address

we have an SMTP server in IIS 6.0 which has the default 'from' address in the following format: ServerName@domain.com it is a basic setup. we have a .net application using this SMTP server as needed ...
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Diagnosing intranet performance issues

I'm attempting to figure out why our intranet is having performance issues. From some basic troubleshooting, I'm leaning towards the issue being our SQL server, which is hosted on a separate server. ...
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IIS blocking WinForms invocation

I developed an ASP.NET web application that has the capability of invoking WinForms. Basically, I have a very close implementation of what is shown here - I am displaying a form that is built inside ...
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IIS error after Windows update

A Windows 2003 update messed up my server bad, so I had to reinstall .net v2. Now I can't access any .aspx pages (html load fine). When I try, I get the following error: Server Error in '/' ...
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Site hanging under IIS when calling through interop

I have a website written using MVC3 where the backend is a 3rd party system written in Cobol. The webserver should starts the Cobol runtime through an interop dll and thereafter performs a call to the ...
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PHP on IIS/Win2k8

My question is what does PHP do to performance and stability when i install it on my Windows 2008 server which has a dozen of .NET web applications running. Would it affect the perfomance of my ...
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webdav on iis7.5 - simply cannot make it work

I won't bore with the details, but I've tried every possible combination of settings to get webdav to work on win 2008 r2 and iis 7.5. I'd just like to find out if anyone else has faced challenges ...
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Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation

Line 54: <providers> Line 55: <clear/> Line 56: <add name="RolesProvider" type="Eacademy.Library.Membership.CustomRoleProvider, Eacademy" /&...
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Redirect requests for old domain to specific page on new domain

How can I forward requests for oldcompany.com to newcompany.com/oldcompany page? We are in the process of transition whereby the olddomain.com content is now on our newcompany.com site with a ...
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Custom file extensions as ASP.NET in IIS?

I have Apache 2.2, and it's got modaspdotnet installed - the 2.2 version. I followed the advice at Configuring ASP.NET MVC2 on Apache 2.2 using mod_aspdotnet, and the server works basically very well....
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Wordpress blog website apache and IIS subdirectory

The issue is this : Our company has a website hosted on an IIS server. I have recently been given the task to configure a WordPress server for an eventual WordPress blog so that our social media ...
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CGI error from PHP when running exec() on IIS

Windows Server 2003 x64 PHP 5.2 IIS 6.0 The program Ink2Png.exe is set with Everyone->Read and Execute permissions. As does its dependency (microsoft.ink.dll) PHP Safe Mode is off exec() is ...
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Installing PHP on IIS server: standard FastGCI installation or Zend Server CE

I am installing my first production server with Windows. It is virtual server running on KVM with 1 GB RAM and 30 GB disc space. As operating system will be used Windows Web Server 2008 (not R2 ...
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IIS returns 302 when not on local host

I am working on an asp.net page that handles paypal IPNs (instant payment notification). For those who don't know how IPNs work, I'll explain. When some kind of transaction occurs on paypals servers, ...
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http proxy for IIS shared hosting environment with management

In the Microsoft ASP.NET 4 Hosting Deployment Guide, it says that you should put a proxy server in place for hosted sites, and firewall all other requests in order to safely host and isolate ...
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Same page behaves differently when viewed on beta site vs production site

I have a page /include/redirector.asp The beta and www are both websites hosted on the same physical server servername xxx OS windows 2003 IIS 6 This file exists on both my beta and production site....
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Using IIS 7.5 as an HTTP Proxy Server?

Is there any way to use IIS 7.5 as an HTTP Proxy Server ? Actually i'm using SquidNT, but i'm looking for a IIS based solution.
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Looking for some IIS redirect help/ideas

Right now we have a site with a LOT of static asp pages such as, www.site.com/123.asp. This is due to how our current site's CMS builds it's pages by default. I don't have an exact count but we have ...
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Individual connection speeds

I am running Windows 2003 Server. If I download a large file from the server in FireFox the connection maxes out at 100kB per second. If I download the same file from Internet Explorer at the same ...
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Server slow in some domains

I have a application developed using .NET and running on a IIS server. The application is a blog network, that has many different domains. When we activate one domain that uses a differente domain ...