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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PID 4 Using Port 80 - IIS Unable To Bind

So I've been having a problem where I can't use localhost:80 on IIS So I ran this: > netstat -ano | find "0:80" And got: TCP 0.0.0.0:80 0.0.0.0:0 LISTENING 4 ...
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Is it possible to change fastCGI activityTimeout via PHP on IIS?

I'm curious if it's possible to change activityTimeout via PHP when I'm using fastCGI on IIS. I know that I can change PHP.ini values via ini_set(), but I'm not able to change this one. So is it even ...
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How to establish remote connection to IIS 7.5 server

i have bit dumb question, but i need to be sure before i will sent ticket to my IT or he will eat me alive. I have windows server, where is running IIS 7.5. Is it possible to establish remote ...
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Need a copy/sync tool to deploy asp.net website [migrated]

I am trying to find a tool that will help us do our ASP.NET/IIS7 website deployment on to multiple machines. We have a parallel production environment where we first deploy our software after the ...
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Why I need to modify “etc\hosts” to be able to open the website?

I have a web-server in my network which its IP is 192.168.249.10. When I try to open it using its IP address in the browser, I face the following result: http: https: As you see above, I can't ...
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IIS and users group

In Windows Server 2012 R2 IIS is running as a web server under usual conditions. The web content however is not from c:\inetpub\wwwroot\ but from some other folder. The web applications are still ...
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How to automatically register IIS service into DNS [migrated]

I would like to have IIS service running with identical content on two Windows 2012 servers. Servers are only accessible from the intranet. The goal is that if service is running its name (FQDN) can ...
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Setting up IIS as a testing server (Windows 10)

I decided to install IIS, hoping I can use it to debug an ASP page I'm working on. It installed easily enough but now I'm stuck: what is the IP I should be addressing it with as I use FTP/Dreamweaver ...
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Outlook disconnected after mailbox migration

I moved 300 mailboxes from Exchange 2007, only for internal use (no internet usage), to Exchange 2013 CU 11. The first batch (180 accounts only OWA-users, to the first database) finished with no ...
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php running on IIS 8 WIN 2012 Server “IS” pointing to correct php.ini but extension_dir is still pointing to “C:\PHP”

Now you're going to say, "Well, Pete, Google it because it's really simple..." OK, I agree. So here are my givens: GIVENS: php is running on IIS 8 on a WIN 2012 Server box php is running nicely ...
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Is it possible to install Internet Information Services 8.5 onto Windows Vista?

A small program that I've come across says it requires the use of IIS 8.5 to run, but Vista seems to ship with IIS 7, and there doesn't seem to be any way to update the version. The only guidance that ...
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Run scheduled task from IIS ASP.NET site on Windows Server 2008 R2

A task should be run on a local machine now but it should work also on remote machine later. schtasks /Run /S 123.45.67.89 /U 123.45.67.89\Administrator /P * /I /TN "Name" gives "ERROR: User ...
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Anon FTP site setup in IIS

I've seen these questions ... FTP website in IIS with anonymous authentication requires username and password Anonymous access IIS ... nothing in them solves my problem. According to MS docs on ...
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What should I do for not changing permissions every time I upload a file

I have a wordpress site hosted on IIS (I know its bad but that's what the client wants). Every time I upload a media file, although the permission for the folder are already set, I have to go and ...
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Samba NAS caching issues with IIS

One of my clients uses a shared hosting account, which appears to use a Linux based NAS to host IIS content, and I'm having problems with getting it to detect file changes. For example, once I've ...
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Configure IIS 8.5 TLS session resumption?

We have a couple of IIS 8.5 web servers running on Server 2012 R2 with SSL/TLS enabled. One important new feature in IIS 8.5 is support for TLS session resumption. This is great because it reduces ...
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deleting extra “users” made by IIS

I installed IIS10 to my computer (Windows 10) and it made a lot of user accounts under my C:\Users\ folder. These don't show up like user accounts in anything else, though. I can't remove them using ...
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Can't start IIS website on port 443, even though netstat shows nothing listening on 443

I have to bind my IIS website to port 443. No other port is allowed in my case. In IIS Manager I've bound Default Web Site to port 443: But when I try to start the website it fails with: However ...
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How can I force all traffic to go through OpenVPN connection

I'm using a VPN connection provided by a commercial company. This provides me with a static IP. There's an external database server I want to connect. The db server is configured to allow ...
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Configuring ftp access in iis windows

I would like to set up ftp server in local network via iis for testing purpose . I created a ftp site and pointed to a root , pass through authentication works fine . But basic authentication fails i ...
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Access my IIS externally without port forwarding (port 80)

Is there a way to Access my IIS which used Port 80 without port forwarding? i have the following information: my public IP the private IP of my PC maybe there is something like ...
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Preventing the crashing application pool when transmitting large amounts of data

I'm running a web service that is responsible for software updates on specific machines. The service is one of 3 application pools inside an IIS 7 on a windows server. It works quite well and updates ...
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How to allow IIS to pass through firewall?

I've recently setup IIS in the server And set up below firewall rules: World Wide Web Services (HTTP Traffic-In) [Enabled] 80 port allowed to the public However, I still cannot access the web ...
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How to configure development environment

I am looking for feedback on setting up and configuring my development environement. Below is my current hardware and software: My local hardware and software: PC laptop Eclipse IDE (Plugins listed ...
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What can I do if IIS 7 does not find an existing file (404.0 error)?

On IIS 7 I'm running 3 websites and so far had no problem until today. All of a sudden it says that the file c:\inetpub\mySites\myWebServiceServer\Applications\MyScript.aspx (modified example) is not ...
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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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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 and 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 ...
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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 ...