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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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 ...
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Error when deploying an mvc2 application in an IIS

We are deploying an MVC2 based app on IIS at production environment floating in Internet. An error occurs and this is the process to raise it: The user clicks on a link to display a web form The user ...
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Long file path returning 404 for “hello.htm”

I have a long file path that works on my server, but a simliar path returns a 404 error when it is on my clients (IIS6) server (http://ddmat.com/). Here's the functioning file path on my server: http:...
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What is the difference between a “Microsoft” digital ID and a “Netscape” digital ID, from Verisign?

Background: I have a website which has, for a particular subdirectory, client certificate mapping set up in IIS6 for download of certain privacy-protected files. There are two independent clients that ...
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Installing IIS on MS Windows Server 2003

I have a Windows Server 2003 and asp.net website running on localhost. I have to install php and mysql, but php installation doesn't work for whatever reason. I was wondering if I could install ...
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IIS7 Error 500 - Out of Ideas

I'm getting a 500.19 error in IIS7 for a site I've set up locally. I've given IIS_IUSRS and even Everyone full control on the directory and reinstalled ASP.NET in IIS. I can't request any files - ...
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Configuring and managing Windows web server

I run a few websites and I was thinking of paying for a dedicated Windows web server from GoDaddy instead of paying for each site's hosting individually. I know enough about IIS to configure the Host ...
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ASP Web application: Best practise in average web page size

Do you guys have some best practise advise on the output size of web pages. The smaller the better ofcourse. Im talking about non cached output. Id rather not return 1 MB pages.
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MSSQL, ASP.NET, IIS. SQL Server perfmon log question

I'm testing a web application that runs on a hypervisor. The database server and the webserver are seperate vm's that run on the same hypervisor. We did some tests and the functions perform ok. I want ...
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Website slowdown

I have a website that randomly grinds to a halt. At first I thought this was due to the number of users in the system and database connections being left open but when it occurred today I ignored the ...
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FTP Publishing for an existing website

How can i set up a FTP Publishing for an exiting website ? I followed this tutorial http://learn.iis.net/page.aspx/303/adding-ftp-to-a-web-site/ but it dosen't work. I'm not able to acces ftp.ip.port ...
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How can I host part of a site on another server and present as a directory off the URL?

A client would like us to build a microsite off of their domain. The main web site is hosted on a MSFT IIS server on www.client.com URL. We would like to develop the microsite using PHP on an EC2 ...
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How to enable IIS compression for Web Services?

How do I enable compression for the Web Services request? I've an IIS 6 server that, using the ISAPI filder from Apache, routes the incoming connection to a set of web application running on JBoss. ...
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Unextending Sharepoint 2007 Web Application from a zone

When our Sharepoint was migrated from Sharepoint 2003 to Sharepoint 2007 (both fully paid versions), the consultants who carried it out extended each web app into two IIS sites/zones (e.g. the ...
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Can't access one directory via HTTPS + public FQDN

I have the strangest IIS error that I've ever seen in my life. I have an application/directory on an IIS server, that throws an error 500 when accessing ANY of the content in it, including HTML ...
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mod_jk/isapi_redirect not loading settings

I'm setting up the IIS version of mod_jk so I can redirect requests to a Tomcat instance. Running IIS 6 on Win2k3 server on a Xeon 64-bit CPU. I'm running the AMD64 version of isapi_redirect.dll. ...
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Get OWA and ActiveSync working on server using HTTP redirect in IIS 7

We have two servers on our LAN. One is a Windows 2003 Server domain controller running Exchange 2003. The other is a stand-alone Windows 2008 server running IIS 7. Our company website runs on the ...
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Enable php5 on a single directory on an ISS server?

On Apache server's I can create a .htaccess file with the following code. AddHandler application/x-httpd-php5 .php Is there something similar that I can do for a windows server or does php5 need to ...
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HTTP transfer speeds start fast then slows to a crawl

We just got a new dedicated 1 gigabit server running IIS. The CPU is 15% or less, the RAM (4 GB total) has 3 GB unused... We are pushing 110 mbits per second... Speeds are really slow.. And, if fact,...
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Firewall level request duplication

I'm trying to duplicate incoming HTTP requests such that one copy goes to an IIS server that will serve responses back to the client while the other copy goes to another server for further processing ...
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Definition of Connection

Does anyone know what constitutes an official connection to a workstation? I have a reasonably small scale operation where I am using a WORKSTATION, not server, as a server. For the most part, it ...
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Total Number of request in IIS 6

We have a web server running IIS6 which hosts approximately 100 web sites. We are looking for a way of monitoring how many requests the web server is handling for a time period, we know we can do ...
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app pool does not recycle automatically with Max used memory configured

In our environment, i set the Maximum used memory to 780, but the w3wp.exe does not recycle automatically when the memory reach 800, am i missing something? Thanks
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msdeploy.exe is erasing FTP permissions on a site it's been told to ignore

I'm using msdeploy.exe to duplicate our live web environment to an offsite disaster-recovery server. This offsite server also hosts an FTP site that we use for transferring database backups and logs. ...
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How do I use the Microsoft IIS Diagnostics Toolkit to troubleshoot my problems?

I have downloaded the [IIS Diagnostics Toolkit (x86)][1] [1]: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=9bfa49bc-376b-4a54-95aa-73c9156706e7&displaylang=en and I was wondering ...
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Resetting file/folder permissions when migrating from Win2k to Win2008

I first want to say well done for all the info on this site but I've got a high-level question regarding folder/file permissions that I'm looking to solve in one of the following two ways: Using ...
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IIS6 MVC2 Server starts sending out 404 after a while

I have a W2k3 server running IIS6 and MVC2 (.net 4). Right after the iis starts, everything works ok, the site runs fine. Extensionless urls work ok. After a certain period of time (maybe of ...
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IIS6 and Windows Server 2003 unable to access ASP.Net site through external IP Address

When I access the site from the server itself (via remote PC) or within the network using the name of the machine I can access the site just fine, but when I try to use the external IP of the server I ...
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Dynamic IP Restrictions - Error when installing on IIS

I've been trying to install the IIS Dynamic IP Restrictions plugin (http://www.iis.net/download/dynamiciprestrictions) for a while and finally decided to post a question about it. Whenever I run the ...
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webserver(IIS) to be allowed to access folders on other network servers

I'm trying to use filexists in php to check if a file exists on a network server. It keeps coming back with false and I think this is probably to do with permissions, as it seems to work from ...
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Why does IIS seem to be limiting simultaneous connections?

One of the ASP.NET web apps that we have allows users to download relatively large files that can take a bit of time to fetch. For reasons I don't understand, it looks to me like any given client is ...
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Tomcat 6 using wrong SSL cert

I have IIS and Tomcat 6 running on the same box, both applications need SSL (on different ports). I have purchased and installed two SSL certs, one for IIS and one for Tomcat. Both certs are using ...
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IIS 7.5 FTP disable virtual directories

I have setup FTP publishing for a website. The user is a windows account that belongs to no group (I removed from the Users group). Everything good except the user can access virtual directories (The ...
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IIS 6.0 Memory allocation

I need to find out how much memory does my .net application occupies in IIS 6.0. Can anyone tell me the steps to find out how much memory does my applicaion occupy in 6.0. thanks in advance. With ...
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iis 7 example.com to www.example.com

Hi I know this question has been answered for other methods but in iis 7 how would one redirect all sites to www version. i.e example.com to www.example.com is there a method or would it be done in ...
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In IIS running an ASP.net application, why would CPU usage slowly increase, sharply drop, then rise to a throttled level?

See image here: total CPU usage % This trend is easily repeatable by running automated load tests on the application. After the CPU use settles at the apparently throttled level (~30%), application ...
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IIS SMTP setup and Received From?

When I telnet from my hosted server and start an SMTP session the Received from address is my IP address of the server. When I send mail from my smtp servcie in IIS I see my hosting company's mx ...
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File downloads stall from a third-party server (.net I think) - how can I prove the problem to the provider?

I'm writing a script to consume an XML feed provided by a third party. I'm having problems downloading the files listed inside it but the provider swears there's no problem. The files are usually ...
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compression: httpZip vs Anything IIS 7 has to offer

I'm trying to evaluate IIS compression tools out there, and saw httpZip. I was wondering if anyone could make a recommendation, did it help and was it substantial? Was IIS 7 even on the same level (...
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cookieless site in IIS

how can i set site in iss so that it will be cookieless? i'm using asp and not asp.net thanks
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unable to display anything other than directory listing

Okay i have what may seem a really easy to solve problem but i've been trying to solve it for days. I'm trying to deploy a asp.net MVC2 application to a IIS 5.1 server running Windows XP Pro. (it's ...
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Remove all HTTP bindings from an IIS 6 site while leaving SSL bindings

We have a (remote, via a reseller) customer who configured their IIS6 server to not have any port 80 HTTP bindings, only port 443 SSL bindings. We would like to reproduce this without going through ...
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login failed for user in ASP.NET application to SQL Server 2000

Consider an ASP.NET application to an IIS instance (Windows XP Service Pack 3). The application is calling into SQL Server 2000. When navigating to the website, an error is thrown: LOGIN FAILED ...
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How can to make iisreset remotely?

how can I make iisreset remotely to a server that exist in another domain .. i have the admin credentials for this server ..
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Removing application from IIS 6

I have an iis 6 server that someone else used before and there are a few applications in the defaultAppPool. I would like to be able to only keep the default application. How can I remove an ...
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IIS behaviour with JS files, transfer paused

This is a tough one, in all my years I've never seen it. The setup is windows 2003 r2, running IIS, MVC 1, asp.net 3.5. I have a website, which is viewable on the server itself and renders correctly. ...
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Why aren't my old DLL's running with my app pool in 32bit mode?

I am moving my websites from a server 2003x86 environment to a server 2008x64. the 2008 server is using iis 7.5 and the app pool I am using is configured for 32bit mode. I get an error 'Server object ...
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How to find the physical/absolute path to the virtual directory by using a port number

I would like to know what all are the ways by which we can get the physical or absolute path of a webserver (In windows). Is there is any way to find the path Just by the port number. Thanks and ...
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Using URL rewrite module for http to https redirect

Following ruslany's suggestion on the URL Rewrite Tips page here, I'm trying to use URL Rewrite to redirect http:// requests for my site to https://. I've written and tested the rule using a test site ...