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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Using .htaccess with IIS

It is necessary for me to make it possible for .htaccess files to be usable with IIS. Is there a way for this to be done? I know that on its own, IIS is not capable of handling this, but could I ...
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Making Windows Explorer to Search WebDAV Server using DASL

I am trying to setup search in a WebDAV repository in IIS 6 on Windows Server 2003 R2. I successfully configured WebDAV in IIS and enabled my repository indexing as described in Searching WebDAV ...
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Why are IIS7 features missing on Win7 Home Premium compared to Win7 Pro?

I have two computers, home and work. The home computer runs Windows 7 Home Premium and work computer has Windows 7 Professional. Both have IIS7 installed on. On the left hand side of the image you ...
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FTP Client IIS permissions

Is there any possibilyty to handle permissions on files and folders? I own a vServer at Strato and using Plesk 12. (its on Windows Server 2012)
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IIS Reverse Proxy support for multiple protocols

I have a server 2012 machine running IIS. It's in my DMZ and I would like to use it to do reverse proxy for several services. I can get it to route traffic on port 80 to 2 separate internal servers ...
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Report PHP version of all sites in different AppPools on IIS server

We've a Windows box which hosts a large number of different WordPress sites on IIS. Each site gets setup at different times so we've no central way of knowing what version of PHP is set in the AppPool ...
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Uninstall ARR components installed manually

I installed ARR (Application Request Routing) manually on my 2012R2 server. Now I want to remove its components : URL Rewrite Module Microsoft Application request routing 3.0 Microsoft External ...
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Multiple IIS server share same domain and port?

I have the following network/server setup: Since this is for a startup I'm working on with a friend using the resources we have, we use a DD-WRT router to redirect port 80 requests to a specific ...
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Connection Reset error trying to set up HTTPS locally using VS and IIS Express

I'm trying to set up Facebook authentication on my application, so I tried following the steps at this page: ...
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How do I access an IIS web server on a virtualbox from the network of host machine

I've a site running on IIS on a Windows 8 virtual machine. http://localhost/RTStreamer/Ticker.html How do I access that site from outside the host machine? The host machine ip is 168.192.42.1 I've ...
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Can I use another port other than 443 for SSL communication?

I have an application that communicates via SSL, however, Port 443 is already in use by an IIS instance on that same server. Can I use another port other than 443 for SSL communication?
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Azure VM issues with FTP PASV?

We had a virtual machine server setup for web, FTP was setup using Filezilla Server and all the ports were opened for PASV mode, which worked great for a number of months before suddenly without ...
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'There was an error reading IIS configuration schema from 'C:\Windows\system32\inetsrv\config\schema\' Visual Studio 2010 Windows 8 64-bit

I have a users who is attempting to deploy a web service through Visual Studio 2010 on a windows 8 64-bit laptop but is getting an error. When the users tries to deploy through visual studio he ...
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Spotflux blocks access to local IIS

I am using Spotflux free VPN out of some necessity as I work. However, whenever it is "on" (that is, "protected" according to its tray applet). It blocks my access to the IIS web applications I have ...
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Deleteing site on IIS using addcmd won't remove bindings

I have an installer that adds SSL website using following command %windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd add site /site.name:SSL /physicalPath:C:\inetpub\wwwroot ...
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Programmer's guide to Server Resource Usage Report [closed]

I have ASP.NET MVC 5 Application running on a Windows Server 2012 and a Database Server running SQL Server 2012 on Windows Server 2012. I am trying to get a report on the Resource usages of these ...
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Is there a keyboard short-cut to switch IIS manager between Feature and Content view?

Is there a keyboard short-cut to switch IIS manager between Feature and Content view? I prefer to keep the hands on the keyboard, rather than grab the mouse!
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Server Certificates Missing in IIS

On my Windows Server 2012 R2 box, when I connect to it through Remote Desktop, I'm trying to setup a server certificate but in IIS, in the "IIS" group, there is no Server Certificates feature. I ...
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Where did IIS Remote Manager stores its connection data?

I tried to use Process Explorer to look for the file that IIS Remote Manager stores its connection information but with no luck. I don't know if those entries are stored in Windows Registry either. ...
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In Windows Server 2012 R2, why am I getting no option to add a website within IIS Manager?

Our administrator created a new virtual machine with Windows Server 2012 R2 on it. I'm trying to create a website in IIS, but there is no option to add a website within the IIS manager. In the ...
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Add domain user to local administrator group on non domain system running Windows 7

I would like to know how to add a domain user to local administrator group of my system. My system is a non-domain system running Windows 7. I want to add this user to the administrator group, so ...
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Automating SMTP Configuration

The following is an excerpt from a series of instructions I am following as a list of company procedures they would like me to automate. Is the following achievable through command line/batch, and if ...
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Error applying security access is denied

I have a directory, c:\MySite2, that sometimes is used as the location for an IIS Web application, although currently IIS is configured to point the application to a different directory (different ...
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AppPool IIS7 Computer Management cannot add user

In: Microsoft Management Console Local users and groups Groups Performance Log Users I have to add my Application pool (IIS AppPool\MyPool) as user in that list. This worked on the other server, ...
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Can't get access to my internal IIS Server?

Before I could get access to my IIS Server using its static private IP address (on the Windows Server 2012 itself), but now I can only access the IIS Server web page using its localhost and 12.0.0.1 ...
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Can a single folder can be configured for both anonymous FTP and HTTP in IIS 7.0

I am using Windows server 2008 R2 VPS(with IIS 7) as my web server for hosting websites, ftp etc. Can I configure a anonymous ftp account to work with both ftp and http? (FTP account with security ...
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Windows Phone 8 Device cannot see IIS on connected laptop

I have the same issue as explained here. Except that I am even not able to use my windows phone 8.1 emulator to connect to IIS hosted WCF services which is residing on HOST machine. My host machine ...
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Can't access server from external IP

I have a problem with my web server; I can't access it from the external IP address. I'm using an IIS 7 server, but I've tried with apache on Linux as well. I have forwarded all traffic on port 80 to ...
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Configuring Windows Server 2008R2 to give preference to administrator remote sessions

We have had a few times recently when problems with an IIS web application have consumed server resources causing the server to become unresponsive. What has made this problem worse is that is that ...
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Detecting cause of high in-bound network traffic

One of our Windows/Coldfusion/IIS webservers has been experiencing a very odd pattern of high inbound network traffic. In the picture above the red hum is out-bound traffic, and the yellow line is ...
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IIS Manager Disappeared from Start Menu and Administrative Tools

I am running Windows 7 64-bit and my IIS Manager disappeared from my Start Menu and from Administrative Tools. This is a new machine and it was working fine yesterday, but today it will not appear. I ...
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Web and DNS server just for the intranet - configuration

I have a web site set up in IIS, mysite.net, which I want to be accessible ONLY from within my local network. So it's supposed to be an intranet site. Now, the way the DNS server and the Web server ...
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Getting error 0x80070002 when I try to install IIS in Windows Features

Here's exactly what happens: I go to Programs and Features > Turn Windows features on or off. Then, check the box for IIS, and hit OK. It seems to be installing for a second then shows these error ...
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Limit upload speed on local IIS

I am developing a site where I want to test my AJAX uploader, but I am failing to simulate this on my local IIS. I read a lot articles and tried already the following: IIS maxBandwidth Fiddler ...
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WSUS server not working

I have troubles getting my WSUS server to work. When clients try to search for updates, they get this error: 8024402C Unknown error. When I try to reach the WSUS website, I get access denied. I get ...
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How can i access in host file whiles using a proxy server

I using a proxy server (Freegate to be specific). I an unable to access the connections (dns mappings) that i have set in my host file. That is i want to access "127.0.0.1 YourInstanceName" whiles ...
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IIS 8 remove details of error messages

The IIS give some detailed errors messages on error such as 404 and 500 with critical details to the public including physical file path. I think this is not suitable and it is not secure for ...
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Can't remove iis from Windows Server 2012 R2

I'm trying to uninstall IIS from Windows Server R2. I tried Service Manager -> Remove Roles and Features, uninstalling ran, the restart computer, but it's still there. I tried also to do it by ...
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404 error on a previously installed Wordpress Site in IIS 8 [closed]

I am hosting a Wordpress site on IIS 8 with php and fastcgi installed. The problem is that i had to reinstall the IIS completely to install the exchange server (because it needs the Default website ...
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Page not found in IIS, but it's there

I have just installed IIS on Windows Server 2008. If I go to localhost, the default page is displayed, so the web server is ok. I have added a folder with a page in it in the \inetpub\wwwroot ...
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How to set user to relogin to site with IIS 6 authenication

We have an internal website that is protected with IIS authentication against a domain. When the user is successful with id and password, the site will go out via REST with an api key and get a url ...
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Windows server 2012 r2 IIS PHP

I have php installed on a windows server 2012 r2 box that is running IIS When running a script with a mail function it will hang and eventually bring this error: C:\Program Files ...
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Manage (View & Update) Internal IP address of IIS

How do I figure out the the internal IP address of IIS on the individual PCs? I have two PCs with IIS (vv 7.5 and 8) on them - I need to configure port forwarding on the router, such that external ...
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Advertisment in local IIS

I set up IIS on my local computer (Win 7) that is connected to a WLAN router. I created a simple test html with just a welcome message. When I start the page locally, I get with Internet Explorer ...
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SSL failure on Auzre web farm with shared configuration and centralized certificates

[Sorry if this question is a bit long, there's lot of extra info in case it is relavent] Overview I'm having a problem with SSL on a 4 VM's load balanced farm in Azure. If the HTTPS request goes to ...
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class not registered on IIS

I have windows 8 (x64) with IIS8. IIS was working fine but suddenly when i try to browse anything from IIS, it prompt's a message box says, class not registered! i have checked the default ...
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Error while installing IIS on VM?

My Client has set up a VM for me. It is a Windows-7,64 bit machine. When I tried to configure IIS on that machine , It is showing an error, An error has occurred.Not all the features were ...
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What is the relationship/interface between WCF and IIS

So I understand that IIS is a web server from Microsoft I also understand that WCF IS A service that allows you to build service oriented applications. Obviously WCF and IIS must "talk to each ...
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IIS Virtual Directory not inheriting applicationHost.config

I have manually created a virtual directory on an existing machine. The application should have inherited some default configuration from applicationHost.config - but it does not ...
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How to stop IIS from listening port 80 on specific IP?

My server has numerous IPs and IIS running numerous sites. I need to free one specific IP from IIS listening port 80. How to do that? I can't manually open each site bindings and see if it is using ...