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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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 ...
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URL Rewrite - rewrite all requests unless they are for an existing application

In IIS, would like to rewrite all requests at the Default Web Site level to mainApplication unless they are requests for otherApp, or thisApp, or thatApp and so on. Is there a way to do this without ...
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How to get IIS to follow symbolic image link?

On my server, I have symbolic link pointing to a jpg file. When I try to access the symbolic link from a web browser, I am getting a 500. What settings do I need to put in place to get IIS to follow ...
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How do I configure PHP to run locally?

I have attempted to configure my system to run a PHP server. I'm running Windows 10, and using IIS. I've gone through the Windows Features and turned on the Web Management Tools under the Internet ...
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How to permanently set port for localhost

Every couple weeks, the enterprise security software takes my localhost port for its scanning stuff, so I try to run an app I am developing in visual studio, and the IIS Express tells me the port is ...
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Uninstall .NET Framework update

Today I've updated my Windows with the latest updates. After these updates my IIS server doesn't work correctly. Each time I open my website I get this: An unhandled win32 exception occurred in ...
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IIS 7.5 Api calls won't work (HTTP 404)

The API which I'm building is running in IIS express in Visual studio and on a test server which uses the same IIS as the live server. On both the IIS express and the test server works the API just ...
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localhost asks authentication password

To find configuration tool I followed these steps at; http://stackoverflow.com/questions/20541680/visual-studio-2013-and-asp-net-web-configuration-tool. But when I tried to connect,localhost asked ...
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Unable to install IIS on Windows 10

I just upgraded my Windows 8 machine to Windows 10 yesterday. I did not have IIS installed at the time (though I've installed it with ease on other machines in the past). I was hoping it would once ...
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windows firewall allowing iis to serve default site to local machines despite block rules

Running Windows 7; trying to use WFC and Windows Firewall to block inbound IIS connections except those originating from my database server. No matter what I block or unblock, the local network ...
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IIS app pool is shutting down when connecting to Oracle DSN?

I am trying to connect to the Oracle database using the DSN in my web application and when I browse the site the app pool crashes. The DSN is set up correctly I think because when I hit Test ...
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OS X 10.10.4 Cant connect to IIS Express asp.net web server on LAN (but other windows machines can)

I have a web server running on IIS Express. I modified the bindings in my IIS instance to run on PORT:COMPUTERNAME and also added a rule to the firewall to allow inbound requests on that port. When ...
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IIS via a network drive - 500 error

I'm running IIS on Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter (as a VM inside virtualbox) and I have mapped a network drive to the machine from the host. This drive is then symlinked to a folder called _sites ...
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I've port forwarded, and can access this IIS server locally, why can't I see it online through my public IP?

I've been searching around, and am stumped. I have an IIS server: and I can access it locally: but when I'm outside the workplace, on a different connection, I cannot access it, I am using my ...
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Webserver | IIS | Configuring to not run certain files

I currently have a webserver running Windows Server 2012 which is running IIS as its webserver and using PHP. Lets assume the a user is able to upload a trojan onto my server, either through a ...
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How to prepare Windows based environment to test multiple PHP versions?

I guess this is more general question so asking it at superuser, not on stack exchange. I have to create windows environment with both IIS and Apache, and test latest 3 PHP versions. (At the moment ...
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Reverse Proxy? For devices(without internet access), in a LAN with an IIS(that has internet) + SSL external website [closed]

I am facing a situation where I have a LAN network, composed of multiples devices that have access to the LAN but not internet and within the LAN there is a computer with IIS 7 that has access to the ...
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HTTP/2 has much higher TTFB than HTTP/1.1

Has anyone else experience this issue with HTTP/2 on IIS10. I have a VM set up on Azure with a Website on IIS10. I've set up SSL etc. and tested the site on HTTP/2, turned off SSL and tested it on ...
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php failed signature verification and may have been tampered with

I have been unable to install any version of PHP on Windows/IIS via Web Platform Installer 5.0 running on Windows 8.1. I have tried several different versions of PHP: 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6. Each time, it ...
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IIS and HTTP/2 server support

Reading the article "What's new in the .NET framework"... https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms171868(v=vs.110).aspx ...it states... Most of the major browsers support HTTP/2, so it's ...
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Accessing Shared Folder from IIS Virtual Directory

I have two servers: Server 1 and Server 2. On Server 2 I have a Shared Drive named S. From Server 1 I want to access files in S using Javascript code. Someone on StackOverflow suggested to create a ...
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Open up for remote website request on IIS 8

I have a IIS 8 on a windows server 8 that currently has its firewall shutdown. I am trying to open up for other computers to access the website that this IIS is running. I can access it locally. I can ...
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Can I install C# Razor .NET on XAMPP? [closed]

I have been trying to install IIS (Windows 8) on my head computer. I ended up installing XAMPP on it, setting up the FileZilla server to work with Visual Studio Community 2015 FTP on my development ...
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How to solve ERR_CONNECTION_RESET error

I have recently set my firewall settings to default, and since that moment I can't access the websites hosted on IIS (on my machine or on machines in the same local network as me) from the web ...
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Use SimpleMembershipProvider as Membership Provider in IIS Manager

In IIS Manager you have the abality to manage the registered users and the roles available. By default, only a few providers are trusted, AspNetMembershipProvider and some other. When you have a ...
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Access IIS site from internet

I just created a site in C# that I host in IIS6, it can be used locally but I'd like to configure it so users can access to it from the web. The client has provided me a public IP that I tried to ...
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How to solve certificate issue for internal URL in Chrome

When entering the following internal URL (changed a bit for privacy) in Chrome: https://pms/WebClient/CRMclient.aspx I get Chrome's message for a certificate mismatch: This is probably not the ...
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Debugging IIS worker sometimes puts single ASP.NET application into a 'dead' state

I have an IIS server with a single app pool, and a site that contains three applications. All three applications are run in a single IIS worker. Sometimes, while debugging one of the applications, ...
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Windows FTP support directory download?

I would allow direct downloading a file tree (or folder, whatever) directly from my website. I will explain a bit more. My webhoster use Windows server 2012r2 and all websites are made with IIS ...
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Reverse proxy to put header value as parameter to url

I need to set up reverse proxy which will put header value from original request as a parameter to the destination url. The reason for this is purelly application specific and unfortunatelly I cannot ...
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404 error accessing local IIS on Windows, access from other clients is fine

I ran into a weird error where I could not browse to the local server's install of IIS using either http://localhost or the domain name of the server. I would always get a 404 error. I could ...
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In IIS Webserver, How to create a folder in the root directory to host download files?

I have Windows server 2012 r2 and an IIS webserver setup hosting 2 wordpress websites from the same dynamic ip address. Everything is working great and as expected. I am trying to figure out how ...
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How to force IIS to stop caching a page?

tl;dr: I think IIS is caching my page, and I can't figure out how to make it stop. Coming from a static programming background, I've recently started dipping my toes in the dynamic world by trying ...
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How do I kill processes on a remote server via IIS webpage?

I have a remote server running various processes. On the remote server I have setup an IIS website. I use the website to publish information about the processes running on the remote machine. From ...
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WIndows 8 running IIS 8 need 7

We have a Laptop the will be acting as a webserver for a lightweight medical imaging source for a site that will require mobility. We chose a Lenovo flex for the job. When installing the the software ...
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How to activate IIS management tools under Windows 7 embedded standard?

I try start up IIS management tools, but I only see a white screen in Windows Features. I have Panel PC with Windows 7 embedded standard. In manual to Panel PC, it's this possible on Windows 7 ...
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One SSL Certificate Two Services

I'm having trouble finding a clear answer to this question: In IIS (7.5 or 8) I plan on hosting a site that will have a bunch of secure HTML eforms (default port 443). They will be performing ajax ...
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How can I capture traffic made from IIS on localhost using Fiddler

I have a Web project which runs inside IIS on a localhost. I want to capture traffic made in my web project in IIS. My web site need to query data from an external source (not in localhost). I want ...
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IIS URL-rewrite doesn't work

I have an IIS setup with redirect rules that work perfectly fine on my Windows machine. However - I'm starting to use Mac - so I installed a VirtualBox VM with windows on it and used the exact same ...
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Windows Integrated on IIS with SQL server on different computer

I need to deploy an intranet application on IIS 7.5 that can connect to a SQL server on a different computer with the user identity. The user must use its Identity to connect to SQL Server. I ...
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Deploying Kudu on a server

I have setup a copy of Kudu on my local dev machine, and it works fine providing I run it from Visual Studio as Administrator I would now like to deploy it to our public UAT server so we can use it ...
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IIS Express fails binding to IP

I'm having trouble viewing my in-development websites on some remote devices like iPad, Nexus phone, etc. I'm using IIS Express. I've set up the bindings this way: <site name="WebApplication1" ...
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IIS 7 fails to install on Windows 7, despite attempts at Windows Fix It tool, removal/reinstallation of .NET 3.5, etc

I'm not exactly the first person to run into issues getting IIS 7 to install on a Windows 7 machine, but so far, nothing has really managed to fix the problem. When I try to install IIS 7, I get this ...
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Extract site names from properties application pool

there are 2 sites that working in one pool. Me need to extract the names of the sites for future use. I use next command for exp. PS C:\> Get-Item IIS:\AppPools\tech-2 Name ...
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Cannot access my website on IIS Server "Unable to Connect

I've created a new website on my IIS server: I entered the website name, set the port number to 8900 and located the content directory. I then tried to "Browse" the website, but i'm getting the error ...
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How to disable SSL version 2 on IIS/Window Server?

How to disable SSL version 2 on IIS / Window Server?
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I moved Oracle Instant Client, but it didn't actually move?

I set up our local intranet on IIS running on a Windows Server 2012 using Oracle Instant Client to connect to our database. I installed Oracle Instant Client to C:\instantclient during set up. It ...
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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 ...