Microsoft IIS (Internet Information Services) is a server developed by Microsoft for Windows. Questions about IIS should be limited to its setup and configuration for a local development environment.

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Access localhost on port 81 from different computer

I'm a developer and web set up is not my strong suit. I'm trying to run two different apps on my local computer using IIS. I hosted one of them on port 80 and the other one on port 81. I also made ...
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Open IIS Management in Windows 7 laptop but no GUI shown

I installed all IIS features in my Windows 7 laptop.(Turn on in Control Panel). However it doesn' t show up the GUI after I click IIS manager. I am sure that the process is running. And I restart the ...
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Windows 2012 IIS8 - Windows Authentication or Basic Authentication not available

In the site manager for my WebDAV site some authentication types are missing. There should also be a possibility for Windows Authentication and Basic Authentication. How can I get the missing ...
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Windows IIS: FTP 530 Error, but not everywhere (sniffed log attached)

Got server (Windows Web Server 2008R2, IIS 7.5) with ftp server, attached to domain ftp.example.com. Problem is Unreal Commander can create FTP connection to that server, but browsers and other ...
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IIS 7.5 odata expand is null

I have two servers, the servers are the same windows version. When I do this call ...
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Is it possible to access a server's IIS on home network from an android device 4G network via VPN?

I have a Windows computer residing in my home network. The computer acts as a webserver for my own personal devices (laptop/android/iOS). The reason for this is that I deploy my home automation ...
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Unable to connect to FTP server from another computer with FileZilla

I created an FTP server on my local Windows 7 machine with IIS. I can connect to the server with the machine on which I created the server, but I can't connect to the server with my laptop which is ...
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Install IIS 8.5 on Windows 10

Is it possible to install a IIS 8.5 on a Windows 10 machine? I have to debut a site, and the IIS version that comes with Windows 10 (IIS 10) seems not be compatible with the sites configuration.
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Windows 7 seens to have corrupted Start menu

I have a Windows 7 machine with not so many software installed: Windows 7 Ultimate, Office Professional 2010, Java, Chrome, Mozilla, VMWare Player and other minor software (FileZilla, ...
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Intranet Page Loads Improper

I have an internal website that is hosted at building 1, everything loads properly and displays as it should at building 1. Building 2 is on a Point To Point connection to Building 1 and until this ...
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Exposing IIS on Web

I have: Internet with dynamic IP address Windows 8 Can I expose my web application hosted on IIS to anyone on the web - by IP address or any other way?
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FTP setup error (from IIS) Invalid Application Pool name

I have windows 8.1, I want to set up an FTP server (home ftp server, not public). But when I Add an FTP site (from IIS manager), After complete setup, I get an error "Invalid Application Pool Name" ...
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IIS ASP settings

Looking to settle a question in the office. Do the ASP settings, in this particular case the Queuelength setting, have any affect on ASP.NET applications, given there is a completely separate section ...
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Can't access IIS website inside a VM via HTTPS

I'm running Win10 through Parallels and trying to access a website in IIS from a browser outside the VM. I've added an entry to my hosts file which maps the VM's IP address to "windows", and I can ...
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How to configure IIS' FTP server using Add-WebConfiguration

I'm configuring an IIS' FTP server using powershell, but I'm having problems using powershell to set access configuration. I'm using: Add-WebConfiguration '/system.ftpServer/security/authorization' ...
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How to make a publicly accessible directory in a pc [closed]

I know this might be a pretty basic question, but I am quite stuck here. And I have very basic networking knowledge, if any. I have a PC with a static IP from my ISP. I connect through a wireless ...
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How to I export the IIS list of certificates into a detailed list?

I wish to export the list of certificates installed on the my IIS into to a detailed list (Name, domain, expiration date and so forth) into a list. I wish to upload it to my calendar so I'll know ...
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IIS will not show changes

Randomly whilst I am working IIS suddnely hits a wall and refuses to show changes to my files. I have disabled caching in IIS, restarted my site and restarted the World Wide Web Publishing Service ...
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IIS doesn't work when RRAS with NAT is enabled for VPN

I have a windows server 12 dedicated server and I use it mainly for hosting my websites, but I want to set up a vpn on it so that I can browse internet through it (my college restricts a lot of ...
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IIS Connection from VPN Remote Server

I have a website hosted on IIS Web Server on my Windows Server. The website is running on port: 7777. Telnet from the remote server is working on this port. But when they try to make HTTPPostRequest ...
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How to fix FTP Login Error?

After setting up FTP account for user the following message appears after trying to login to Filezilla: Response: 530 User cannot log in, home directory inaccessible. Error: Critical error: ...
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Configure IIS to support http://localhost

I am running IIS on Windows 2012 R2. For some reason, when I start IIS, http://localhost/link does not load , but http://{my machine name}/link does work. That tells me my IIS started and listening ...
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Installing Microsoft SEO Toolkit on Windows 10

I used the Microsoft SEO Toolkit a while back and remember it being useful. Microsoft SEO Toolkit I would like to install it on Windows 10, however the installation fails stating that IIS Version ...
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Wildcard Server Certificate cannot be saved in IIs

I am using a domain wildcard certificate and want to get that installed on a new server. In IIS Manager > Server Certificate, I use Complete Certificate Request to add the cert and it's showing in ...
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IIS config: single instance for multiple site

I have an asp.net MVC website with multiple domains, I wonder if it is possible to config IIS in a way that all the subdomains will point to the same instance instead of having a separate instance for ...
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Port 80 used by Microsoft-HTTPAPI/2.0

The port 80 is used by Microsoft-HTTPAPI/2.0 and cannot be stopped. I have tried many solutions, but no one worked. Here is what I have done. Also, here is what is on the page : Not Found HTTP Error ...
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Configure IIS in Windows 10 to allow access

On my PC, I have IIS running. First, I verified I could access the text file C:\inetpub\wwwroot\test.txt by browsing to http://localhost/test.txt. Next, I substituted my IP address, and browsed to ...
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IIS Import Application ignores app pool

I'm trying to create a user friendly Web Deploy Package so that we're able to finish all the relevant configuration from within a single window. The approach I have opted for is to publish the website ...
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Simple IIS url-rewite not working

I installed the URL Rewrite module, I got the URL Rewrite option in IIS manager, but I cannot get even the simplest thing working! I have this simple rule <rewrite> <rules> ...
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Trying to start app pool via Powershell Script - getting error intermittently

I have a batch script that allows me to turn off a site, deploy files and turn the site back on. Stop the application pool - works Stop the website - works Deploy files - works Start Application ...
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Local site with IIS Express Development Certificate takes long to connect

I'm running a local site with an IIS Express Development Certificate: When I use Chrome to connect to my local site https://www.example.com the Chrome taskbar keeps showing connecting...: Only ...
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IIS URL Rewrite subfolder WWW as root except others

I have inherited a folder structure where all the web files (static html) are inside WWW sub-folder, and the CSS, JS files are in the root folder. Server is IIS 7 with URL Rewrite module installed. ...
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How to redirect one domain to local ip in router

I want all the devices (mobiles via wifi and all machines via lan) connected to my router to access my local site "http://mylocalsite.com" present at one of the local machine (say 192.168.1.100) in ...
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Create a user solely for FTP in Windows 7

I was tasked to research and create a manual about installing an FTP server on Windows 7, and everything's fine and all until the specified user part during the creation of an FTP site. I'm told that ...
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default login for anonymous authentication IIS FTP server

I just installed the IIS FTP server on my machine and selected to use anonymous autentication, it didn't ask any password to use but when open in the browser ftp://localhost it does request an ...
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How can I view permissions assigned to a Process Model's Identity in IIS?

I need to ensure the Process Model's Identity is configured with the correct permissions. Is there a way for me to view these?
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How best to check connectivity of web server to database?

Our IT admin is asking for an api endpoint in our web application to use as a health check. The logic in the api should perform any simple database query to ensure that the web server can connect to ...
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How can I configure IIS to allow for multithreaded downloads?

I'm running IIS 7, and frequently download larger files from this server. Often times, I use a browser called 'Torch', which is a chromium build. In 'Torch', I have the ability to download a single ...
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Create website in IIS from powershell with multiple bindings

I'm trying to make simple script so my site can be reached both as www.example.com and simply example.com. How do I pass it as a binding argument? Here's what I try: $iisApp = New-Item $iisAppName ...
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WebDAV server using IIS: HTTP error 412

I'm setting up a WebDAV server in my Windows 7 desktop, using IIS 7.5. The aim is for a WebDAV client app in my Iphone to be able to access and sync a series of files in a given folder in the PC. It's ...
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nginx reverse proxy to IIS

Have a Nginx box on the DMZ that is to proxy trough to a IIS box on the LAN. I can get to the home page OK via the Nginx box however after navigating further it seems to re-direct rather than proxy. ...
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Change site down 404 error page

I'd like to change the page that appears when you stop the Website in the IIS manager. It's not the standard 404 error page, this page only shows up when the assigned website isn't started. If the ...
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Grant “IIS_IUSRS” Full Access to the Root of your Website

I am setting up an environment using Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager and come across the instruction, "Grant "IIS_IUSRS" full access to the root of your website" with the following note: ...
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Limit Windows fiewall inbound rule to IIS only

I have created a new website on IIS which I want to access via my public IP. However to do this I needed to update Windows firewall by adding a new inbound rule. I've set up the ports (80),and ...
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Any risk of hosting a public website on my home network? Year 2015

I have read the following post but it was already 6 years ago so I'm wondering if anything has changed over the last few years in terms of security because I heard windows firewall has been improved ...
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Problems accessing Rshiny inside a firewall

Here is the setup I am working with. Office:personal server (win2k8 running shiny + website with iis)+ laptop. Lab: I have tools with data but are behind a firewall, I do however have access to a ...
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Try to rewrite to a different URL if it would result in 404

I have a local tomcat server that I'm developing for using my local IIS instance as a proxy. I do this because deploying the server is a painful process since a lot of the content isn't (what I would ...
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How to support HTTP/2 in IIS prior to Windows 10?

HTTP/2 is/will be supported in Windows 10/Server 2016. Is there any way to to support HTTP/2 on older versions of IIS? PS: Can somebody help me with the following issue? This question body does ...
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Windows Server 2012 Joomla installation under IIS 500.50 error when clicking on PDF link

I have a stock standard Windows Server 2012 that I used Web Platform Installer to install Joomla 3.x. I configured Joomla to doe URL rewriting and did not modify anything else (nothing in the J! ...
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Start FTP server using IIS and remote access via DNS

Okay so I have a IIS FTP server running on my home computer, located at 192.168.0.1 I want to be able to allow requests on http(s)://transfer.example.com to redirect to my internal ip 192.168.0.1 ...