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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How can I move Oracle Instant Client?

I set up our local intranet on IIS using Oracle Instant Client to connect to our database. I installed Oracle Instant Client to C:\instantclient during set up. It works and has done for 12 months. ...
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Ip address and domain restrictions with router

I have a webserver on IIS. In IIS Manager I've set the Ip address and domain restrictions to deny unspecified clients, and have added an Allow entry for a specified IP: 82.66.45.5. My webserver is on ...
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Error of initialization of IIS 7

My Windows Server is in Portuguese Brazil. Sorry , I'm not fluent English. After an upgrade my Windows Server 2008 R2 spent facing problems with IIS (version 7 ) . Whenever I try to start the IIS ...
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Accessing IIS site externally

We have 2 servers, a Domain (Server 1) and an Application (Server 2) server. We are attempting to open an port on the Application Server to be accessed externally. Server 1 is running Windows ...
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Unable to install iis manager on windows 8.1

I get an error while trying to install IIS manager from "Turn on off windows features" on a windows 8 machine. Just before trying to install this I installed Visual Studio 2013 community online and ...
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How to develop for Smooth Streaming in windows 2012? [closed]

Need help to start development for live Smooth Streaming encoder for IIS 8.5., Actually don't know what all is required, describing the scene here: We have an encoder which is used in our company's ...
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IP address visible in browser's “Inspect Element”

I've recently started hosting my own website on a machine on my network. Whenever anyone goes to my site and does "Inspect Element" my external IP address is visible to everyone. This seems like a ...
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Set IIS to run with environment variable

I'm trying to run IIS with the COMPLUS_ZapDisable environment variable set to 1. Per this link (which shows how to do it for regular exes), I hope this will allow me to load non-optimized versions of ...
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After entering UserName/Password FTP server is not responding?

I have set up a Azure VM with Windows Server 2012 R2. I have also setup IIS 8.5 FTP server there. When I access the site using localhost url in the same server, I will get UserName/Password prompt and ...
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Performance degradation using PHP APC [migrated]

Having configured and deployed PHP APC on a Windows server, the sites running PHP seem to have taken a hit in performance. They are slower than what they used to be. Disabling APC, returns them to ...
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Visual Studio IDE how to build and view changes in browser without opening a new tab or window? [closed]

I'm following the tutorial on http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/introduction-to-asp-net-mvc. And whenever code change are made, the guy simply re-builds, and refreshes the ...
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Ramifications of changing AllowDotInPath in URLScan.ini

As we have had an influx of PHP based applications being deployed on a Windows servers, it appears the setting AllowDotInPath=0 does not permit dots in files or directories. All documentation ...
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IIS Sharing LocalHost

On my IIS I have a webserver running on my local host I want everyone to be able to see. So for the iisstart page I put the code to redirect to the page, However I get 404, When I connect to it from ...
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IIS URL rewrite cookie injection through http header

I need to extract a cookie from a webpage and pass it through http header. The scenario is like this My out bound rule as below which injects a value 787878 into Cookie header and I expect it also ...
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Where are the connection files for IIS Manager for Remote Administration?

I have IIS Manager for Remote Administration installed on one PC and now I have a new PC and want to move the connections I setup on my old PC. But I don't know where are the connection files are ...
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How can I create a memory dump of a production system without affecting performance?

I am trying to analyze a hard-to-track memory leak problem on a production IIS web server running an ASP.NET application. To that end I am trying to create a dump file of the memory to analyze it ...
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IIS FTP Folder Access Issues (550)

I'm trying to connect to our FTP on an IIS server and I'm having issues viewing files/folders. My manager is able to connect with no issues and it's been a long time since he set it up. We added a ...
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How to get my router to forward IP address to web app?

My web server is behind a Microtik router v6.1. My web app is only able to see the router's IP when referencing "REMOTE_ADDR" or "HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR" (asp.net app). How do I enable "IP forwarding" ...
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Running Windows processes in separate cores

I have an AMD FX-6200 (3.8GHz, six cores) and I would like to optimize it in this way: Core 1: Used only by key Windows processes, e.g. explorer.exe, svchost.exe, rundll32.exe, etc. Core 2: Used ...
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XAMPP Windows Server 2012 R2 and IIS - Port 80 in use

Configuration: Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard IIS 8.5 XAMPP 1.8.3 5 VC 11 Httpd.conf Listen 8080 ServerName localhost:8080 PHP.ini - extension added extension=php_sqlsrv_55_ts.dll; IIS ...
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How do I access gzip-compressed data from a PowerShell Invoke-WebRequest command, when the “Accept-Encoding: gzip” header is set?

I'm learning about response compression in IIS and I'm testing my configuration with various tools. It appears that several of these tools either auto-decompress the response, or always send the ...
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IIS 8.5 Multiple sites on localhost with unique root directory

I would like to create 3 different sites on my dev PC each with its own root directory which running different version of PHP And I would like to have unique domain for them Lets say my Default ...
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How many copies of MS Word are required?

I have an ASP.NET application that is using MS Word to do som processing of a document. So basically a request comes into IIS into an MVC applicaiton and the application takes a Word DOCX file and ...
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Publishing points in IIS 8.5 on windows 2012

After installing IIS media services I am creating a publishing point(PP) URL in IIS 8.5 http://belly/default/x.isml. belly is server name. renamed Default Web Site to default. and x.isml is file ...
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IIS Application resets after idle

I see this in the log of my IIS website: 2014-10-24 07:13:40 x.x.x.x GET /Obfuscated/InboundContainers - 80 <user> x.x.x.x ...
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Windows Server 2003 and Apache running together

I have a windows server 2003 in my server..and the default port 80 is being served by IIS. Recently, I installed Bitnami Trac into that server, and now the trac is running on port 8080. (I gave this ...
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Are URL based SSL / certificates possible at IIS?

Is there a way to change the used certificate / ssl encryption depending on the visited url? We are using IIS 7 and later. Edit: We plan to develop and deploy web applications to our customers. It ...
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IIS 8.5 TLS 1.2 not working

I have Windows 8.1 with IIS 8.5 and have run the script from http://www.hass.de/content/setup-your-iis-ssl-perfect-forward-secrecy-and-tls-12 to enable TLS 1.2, but Qualys SSLLabs says my server ...
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IIS 8.5 PHP 5.6.2 x64 Fatal error: Allowed memory size of… if imagick is enabled

I changed from PHP 5.6.2 x86 (nts) to x64 (nts) on IIS 8.5 and I got almost every extension to work except imagick. I tried to update imagick binaries to the latest x64 dll version ...
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Handling large amounts of requests on IIS and MVC ASP.NET

I have a server that loggs different things from various web pages. This server recieves a large amount of requests at all times of the day. All of the requests is a "fire and forget" requests. ...
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Connection to Microsoft FTP server hangs when transferring thousands of files

I am seeing that some ftp clients cannot complete when transferring thousands of files to an FTP server. The mput * command runs for several hours and then hangs in 150 Opening BINARY mode data ...
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What, exactly, is “Default Website”?

Between IIS 6 and IIS 7.5 (and versions prior to 6 as well, I am sure), there's Default Website under Sites. I've never really questioned what, exactly, Default Website means. It seems that the ...
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Windows Process Activation Service requiring temp file in inetpub

I was looking to delete inetpub from my windows 8.1 laptop, which I have absolutely no need for IIS or anything involved with it. There was only a few things in inetpub to begin with, but one specific ...
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WMS alternative in win server 2012

WMS is not present in win server 2012, so what alternative we have to support streaming video files. Are there any DLLs available to do this. Where to find info about this, plz give me some ...
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IIS Windows Authentication

I have a local domain. Also we have a web site that authorizes user based on his domain account. So, when I log in into computer using domain account and open the browser I am already authorized on ...
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IIS 7 returns 404 for all requests

I have a default website and 2 applications underneath it. One is a WCF service on "http,net.tcp". The other is an asp.net site. When I browse to the service, static files, the asp.net site or the ...
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Set windows 7 to my web site server

i have a windows 7 professional and i install IIS 7.0 and i write simple asp.net application,i go to whatismy ip address site and i find the my public ip ,when i request my asp.net app from local ...
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IIS and tomcat site

Im new at IIS 7.5, so my I need some help. I have tomcat web server at my server, on this tomcat i have working app which is available at http://my_domain_name.com:8008/some_war. Due to a lot of ...
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installing trac on windows server 2012 with iis web server on port 80

I have a iis web server listening on port 80. I am installing trac via bitnamp and during the installation process it is asking me what port the bundled apache web server should listen on. the default ...
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IIS7 set up issue

Not sure if SU or Server Fault is a better place to ask, but I'm setting up IIS7 with SSL on a Windows 2008 VPS I followed this site I complete the tutorial but the site will not start(Shows the ...
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New Server and New IIS

We have an older Windows Server 2003 server: It is running a couple of our internal websites in IIS: Work requires I block out anything that identifies them. Windows Server 2003 is entering its ...
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FTP: Cannot connect using FileZilla on Windows.

I installed FTP Server Services on my IIS 8.5/Windows 7 workstation, and tried to FTP using FileZilla from my laptop (client - Windows 8). I tried to configure the Network Settings using Network ...
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Can't reach intranet WordPress site

To paraphrase the old joke, I think I have right field so screwed up no one can play it anymore. I installed WordPress on our intranet dev server (IIS 7, Win 2008 R2) using the web platform ...
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w3wp.exe Command Options

I'm trying to figure out what the '-ap' flag to w3wp.exe (the IIS worker process) is. Running the process with '/?' lists some command flags, but there is no mention of an '-a' or a '-p', not to ...
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Stop Or Uninstall IIS for running Wamp Server (Apache) on default port (:80)

I'm runing an Apache server on Windows 7 using the WampServer application. I need to test some Asp.net Mvc applications so I active the IIS on windows... After that, the old Apache server that I had ...
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COM+ setup error XP

I am trying to install IIS on a virtualbox windows xp operating system. I am treated, however, with a COM + error message, and am unable to proceed from here. Any help on this topic would be ...
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Which Azure services comprise a basic IIS/SQL web application scenario?

Thanks for looking. I need to deploy a site to Azure but their marketing literature and various tiers has left me thoroughly confused as to what should be selected. Here is the information I have ...
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Best deployment method for IIS [closed]

i have a dedicated server running windows server 2012, and i'm not very familiar whit iis, and i want to get a way to have my web site on a git repository and make deployment to the iss server, but i ...
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Will IIS8.5 do a better job for WebDAV data sharing than Apache in terms of performance and file locking?

Right now I am using Synology's built-in WebDAV function, which I think is based on Apache server. The issue i am having are basically slow transferring speed and missing file locking ability. The ...
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Why does applicationhost.config keeps getting encrypted

Every so often my ApplicationHost.config gets encrypted and I'm not sure why. Can someone help? Encrypted Broken ApplicationHost.config Normal backed up ApplicationHost.config