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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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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Turn all traffic to Apache when IIS is off

I have a dedicated server that works on Windows Server 2012. It hosts multiple websites using IIS. I have Apache sever installed on this server too. I need to know how to redirect all the traffic for ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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? [closed]

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 ...