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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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How to allow AD group to access and manage IIS sites and pools?

i manage actually a domain with around 34 IIS servers running webapplications. I would like to get a better user right management in my domain. For the moment, my users allowed to manage IIS ...
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How do I verify that a custom IIS log field exists with PowerShell?

I am deploying a pair of scripts via SCCM to set a wide variety of IIS configuration items - things like default log locations, truncate values, and so on. One of the things I add is a custom log ...
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IIS_IUSRS permission vs ApplicationPoolIdentity

I was looking for the difference in permissions when: - App pool is running with ApplicationPoolIdentity - App pool's identity is set as a local system user account which belongs to IIS_IUSRS group ...
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Mixing IIS versions in load balanced application

Can anyone confirm or deny the ability to mix IIS versions in a load balanced application? We are using an external load balancer appliance with three web servers serving the application. The ...
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How to enable IIS to always precompress / pregzip a certain file?

I have a 4mb js file (gzipped version is 900kb). The file is like this: main.328479fdsdf.js (so it has a hash based on the content). IIS seems to compress my big js file only if is accessed 2 times ...
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IIS does not log some failed requests

Scenario: IIS running on a Windows Server Azure VM. It seems that IIS does not log some failed requests, specifically requests that fail with status codes 500 or 401. However, it is known that such ...
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What is the recommended way of deploying a Java EE application in IIS?

I was given the task of deploying a Java EJB application in Windows Server 2012 with IIS 8. The application was previously deployed to Glassfish 4 on Jelastic. After checking the requirements, I ...
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Could not create secure SSL/TLS Channel to the API after shifting server

My application installed in IIS 7 was using SSL connection to a bank API. Recently I had shifted my web application to IIS 8 on different server. After that we couldnt create secure SSL/TLS connection ...
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Access To Internal Website DNS Settings

We can access our IIS website on our server from any external computer (ie over the internet) but not internally from inside our network. I assume I need to add a WWW A record in the dns records for ...
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Azure load balancer session persistence

I have an azure load balancer, in the backend pool , I have 2 windows VM, in each VM I have the same web application replicated, in load distribution I am using session IP, so request from my browser ...
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Why Do the Built-In IIS AppPool Accounts Not Need Batch Logon Rights to Run?

I can't seem to wrap my head around this one. The IIS docs (and countless forum posts) are quite clear about the rights needed to run an IIS app pool, which include batch logon rights (Log on as a ...
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Updating certificate for FTP site for IIS 10 - FTP client does not see newly updated certificate on primary connection

I run a website that uses IIS 10's FTP server and I have it setup to use Explicit FTP over TLS and it's worked great for the last year+. I bought the server certificate through Digicert. The server ...
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SSL cert mismatch on redirect to sorry/maintenance website

We are trying to address an (IIS) SSL cert mismatch issue. We own dozens of domains name for various lines of business. We have multiple websites load balanced on a netscaler onsite. For example, ...
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IIS Url Rewrite for Blue/Green deployment

I am following Kevin Reeds tutorial on How to Deploy Anything in IIS with Zero Downtime on a Single Server. Right now I am just trying to get it to work on my local machine, before trying to apply the ...
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IIS responds with “401 Unauthorized” without waiting for request's body

I noticed that our IIS 8.5 returns "401 Unauthorized" response to non-authenticated HTTP request right after receiving its headers, without waiting for the body: the client: POST /some/protected/...
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Details Log on IIS 8.5

On my IIS log I found errors that occur randomly when a client calls my WCF service. The error log is this: #Software: Microsoft Internet Information Services 8.5 #Version: 1.0 #Date: 2018-12-13 10:...
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IIS 7 SMTP not relaying one specific domain

We have an old 2008R2 Server with IIS running a SMTP process that is set to relay internal emails to an exchange server (external go out). We have 12 domains setup and all work well apart from one ...
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Getting error 0xC00CEF03 when I try to add a tracing rule in IIS

I've installed the IIS failed request tracing rules feature on my server (Windows Server 2016), and I'm trying to add a new rule. When I click "Finish" to add the new rule, this error pops up: I can'...
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ASP.net Core 2.1.4 Web API project results in HTTP 502.5 error

I have tried to run my project on a server provided by someone else for some time now and after going through a lot of troubleshooting documents I'm at a spot where I don't know what to try next. For ...
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how to only allow access to website if user access through a certain website in IIS

How can I deny access for everyone except users that originally access the site from a specific website? I use IIS 10. Does really IP/Domain filtering in IIS works for this? I tried to simulate this ...
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Safari cannot open the page because the server stopped responding

I am running Windows Server 2012 R2, and have 2 web pages running via IIS. The 1st one is on port 80 for HTTP, and the 2nd one is on port 16552 for an API interface. I have opened all the ...
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HAProxy reverse proxy - multiple sites

I have configured HAProxy as reverse proxy - with single SharePoint site, server and it's working (SSL pass-through on IIS), but when I'm trying to configure two compeletly different SharePoint sites ...
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PHP under IIS FastCGI - How to determine the best values for InstanceMaxRequests and PHP_FCGI_MAX_REQUESTS

I'm running PHP 5.4 (yes, I know it's old and needs to be upgraded) as a FastCGI component in IIS 8.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2. While I was tuning the settings I read the https://docs.microsoft.com/...
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IIS and Apache rewrites and redirects working together

I'm having some trouble with IIS and apache working on the same server. Specifically, any redirects that apache does don't replace the website domain with the target domain. Here's an example: Trying ...
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How do I serve a Flask app using HttpPlatformHandler?

I'm trying to use the HttpPlatformHandler module in IIS on Windows Server 2016 to serve a basic application written in Python using Flask. The Python environment is managed using pipenv, and the Flask ...
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IIS Web Farm with Port

I am trying to create an IIS 8.5 Web Farm for multiple sites i have. Basically i have 2 sites that are defined based on the port ( e.x. 192.168.1.10:5000 and 192.168.1.10:5001 ). I want to setup a ...
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IIS 10 URL Rewrite HTTP to HTTPS redirect on same port

I would like an easy redirect but doesn't work. Original: http://exwebsite.com:8084 to Redirect: https://exwebsite.com:8084 Can u help me? The simple <add input="{HTTPS}" pattern="off" /> and ......
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301 redirect on IIS with optional query string

I have a working 301 redirect setup for languages that looks like this: <rule name="mygreatrule" stopProcessing="true"> <match url="^productname" /> <conditions logicalGrouping=...
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Web Deployment Tool on Win2k8 R2

I'm trying to install Web Deployment Tool on Win2k8 R2, but always fail with the next error: MSI (s) (D4:20) [16:53:38:151]: Created Custom Action Server with PID 3780 (0xEC4). MSI (s) (D4:FC) [16:53:...
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IIS hosting site on MAC OS X shared folder

I have IIS on a Windows server and I'm trying, for work reasons, to host a site which physical path is shared from a Mac OS X I've tryied first using my pc : I've shared a folder on my pc, mapped it ...
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Asp.Net application pool crash

We have our application hosted on Windows Server 2012 and IIS 7.5 but the application crashed when it's application pool went above 4.5 GB with just few users. This is the error stack in Windows Event ...
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IIS 10 404 error with minified JS and CSS files

I am setting up a website on Server 2016 with IIS 10 and any minified files (.min.css or .min.js) are returning a 404.0 error. It looks like the ".min" portion of the URL is being stripped out for ...
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How do I get my IIS web app to authenticate intranet users using a FQDN?

I am maintaining a web application that runs using Windows authentication on IIS and serves a campus intranet. A domain administrator has issued me an SSL certificate for machinename.example.edu. ...
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The requested page cannot be accessed because the related configuration data for the page is invalid

I want to test my ASP.Net Core 2.0 Hello World Api on localhost. I Created the project using VS2017 File->New Projecct-> .Net Core -> ASP.NET Core Web Application -> Empty It ran fine in the ...
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Microsoft Monitoring Agent APM service is inaccessible. Please check that it is not in a disabled state.

We encountered an issue where the agent (referred to as the Microsoft Monitoring Agent) in the IIS server - however,the IIS Application Pools began to cause high CPU usage the application server ...
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IIS Renamed Images still show previous contents - Caching issue?

On our website using IIS 8, we are serving done jpgs on an image management screen.The images are on a separate hard drive that is connected in IIS via a virtual folder. All the photos are named with ...
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Can't authenticate to IIS websites from within the server though I can from outside

I've installed IIS on a Windows 2016 server, and I'm configuring some websites that I'm migrating from a Windows 2008 server. The websites require Windows authentication. One of the sites is a service ...
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Is it possible to configure IIS with the `optional_no_ca` option for the client certificate validation?

I'm looking for a way to setup IIS to process the client certificate authentication the same way as nginx does when the optional_no_ca option is used for the ssl_client_certificate directive. ...
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How to read and save IIS configuration? (Win Server 2012 R2)

We have a set of IIS servers that were configured by hand. We lost track over the years of what we changed to machine config, etc. We now need to re deploy on Server 2016. We want to avoid the ...
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Azure App Service IIS - Going down

I hope you can help me here since Im more a DEV than a Server / Infra person. I have a site hosted in AZURE, with the following tier. It is a fairly simple site TuGrieta where you allow people to ...
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Blue/Green Deployment to IIS via TeamCity (On remote server)

We have a TeamCity instance that sits on an AWS server and then our production machines are on Bare Metal in a data center. If we wanted to get Blue/Green deployment working and needed to run some ...
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Is there a way i can track which IIS server redirects are being used

Our web.config file has 1300 redirects in it and growing all the time. Its a mixture of 4 site rebuilds over 15 years and marketing vanity URLS. My question is 3 part. does having to search through ...
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Wordpress won't load after updating PHP to 5.4, gives FastCGI Error (Windows)

I'm having a lot of problem here trying to start the development of a new website. We have an external host running on Windows (our client already have a website on the root - we end up not having ...
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IIS ARR ReverseProxy with Client Certificate Authentication for backend IIS

We have legacy SOAP Web Services (https://dev-ms01/Services/default.asmx) which are written in asp.net 1.1 hosted on IIS7(win server 2008 standard),web services consumed by clients by providing Client ...
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WWW prefix results in non secure connection on IIS 8.5 (subdomain) after adding SSL certificate

I was trying to get subdomain to have ssl connection. https://subdomain.myfantasticwebsite.com - works fine https://www.subdomain.myfantasticwebsite.com - loads up with browser notification that the ...
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IIS 8.5 Request Filtering by VERB not working

To disable TRACE/TRACK requests from IIS(Windows 2012 R2), I used the instructions from this tutorial : Verbs <verbs> | Microsoft Docs. I configured to deny OPTIONS, TRACE and TRACK requests. ...
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When should I not use IIS 8.5's automatic cert rebinding feature?

I had asked this on StackOverflow, but the community didn't think it was closely related enough to programming. In IIS 8.5, there is a feature title "Certificate Rebind" that shows up in IIS as "...
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IIS on Server 2012 R2 serving very slowly to remote clients

We've been trying to debug very slow transfer rates for remote clients hitting our web server (IIS on 2k12 R2). The RTT to the client is about 150ms, and we're struggling to get more than about ...
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Specifying AppCmd arguments with single quote

I'm attempting to configure a site in IIS on Windows 2016 using appcmd.exe. Specifically PHP and FastCGI. I'm running into an issue where specifying the arguments parameter with single quotes fails. ...
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IIS Windows Authentication with DNS

I asked this question on Stackoverflow already, but I realized this might be a better place to post it. I am using IIS 10 on Windows Server 2016. I have successfully configured IIS to use Windows ...