Microsoft IIS (Internet Information Services) version 7.

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IIS cannot access folder for website hosting

I've installed IIS on my Windows 7 to test ASP.NET websites, however it seems that it cannot host it since it has no access to the folder I am assigning it to. I've tried different folders but no ...
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How to fix broken IIS on Windows 7

how can I fix broken IIS on Windows 7 ? Deinstalling it via "Windows Features" doesn't help. Apparently it doesn't uninstall IIS completely so on my subsequent attempts to install it installer hangs ...
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Expose a website hosted on a server with a dynamicip through a subdomain

This is what I'm trying to do: Got a Windows Server 2008 R2 instance at home (dynamic ip), and want to expose one or more of its websites (IIS 7.5). Here's what I think I should be doing, and I'm not ...
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Why do all of my browsers redirect me to IIS7?

In my browser, when I punch in any address, it takes me to a strange blue background page with a big "IIS7" in the middle and "welcome" in many different languages around it. It sounds like I have to ...
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My localhost won't work publicly

I have IIS7 installed on Windows 7 and http://localhost/ works fine. I want it to work publicly so I took the following steps: went into IIS and enabled directory browsing also enabled ...
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How to change physical path of virtual directory in IIS7

When you have multiple websites and each of them maps the same physical path as virtual directory, how to quickly change the physical path of that virtual directory for all websites? Note: I don't ...
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PHP on IIS7 not showing pages

I have a PHP website on a Windows 7 machine I'm working with and it cannot be viewed by any browser - IE, Chrome, Firefox. When navigating to the root of the website (default index.php) the browser ...
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Hosting several domains on one server using IIS 7

I have created several web sites inside IIS7 on my server. All of them use the same ip and port, but different host names. Currently I have set the host name to www.mydomain.com. Now my question is, ...
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Sign SSL certs with a master SSL cert

We have just been granted a wildcard SSL certificate for a sub-domain that we manage (e.g. *.service.test.com). Rather than use this certificate on all of our IIS servers, I have been asked to use ...
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IIS vs httpZip (or other product) Compression

We're currently comparing httpZip compression software. Has anyone used this and can offer a comparison between that product and IIS? Is there a big savings for httpZip over IIS? If you aren't ...
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Permissions Issue with ASP.NET Application Using Network Share

I have installed an ASP.NET application on IIS 7 that is storing information on a Windows network share. It has installed successfully and created all the necessary folders on the share. The ...
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How to setup differend default document for two sites IIS 7

I Have two domains, domain-one.com is ok it will point to index.asp domain-two.com should point on index2.asp The system is huge, that is reason why we are using existing asp scripts, we have ...
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IIS7 Serve Website

I have a website running on my Windows 7 Professional machine under IIS7. I can access the site all day long on the machine itself using http://localhost/ but I can't access it from other computers. ...
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IIS 7 Url Rewrite for only port 80

I have a site where any traffic coming in on port 80 needs to be redirected to port 443 (https). According to this article, that is easy enough and it works. My problem is, however, that this is a ...
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Manually create Private RSA Key from Text file? To be used with SSL for IIS7

I have been sent two txt files from somebody who used to maintain a website for a client. One contains the certificate from Thawte with: ---BEGIN CERTIFICATE--- xxxxxxxx ---END CERTIFICATE--- The ...
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Setting up subdomains on IIS 7.5, Windows 7

I've made two folders on my d disk, web and test. Ive set the default web site to web and browsing http://localhost works perfectly. ive added a new site and it is setup with the correct physical ...
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Setting up a web server on Windows Vista Business

What I want to do is simple. I have two PCs on a home network: One Windows Vista Business edition with IIS 7 where I develop a web site. I want to be able to access that web site from a Windows 7 ...
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Unable to browse hosted site on server

I have hosted a website on a server which is working fine when I browse from a client machine. However when I browse the same site from the server I get: "Internet Explorer cannot display the ...
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Manual Installation of PHP 5

I've manually installed PHP 5.3 in IIS 7 (using Windows 7). I could generally run PHP scripts but I can't seem to create files(and directories). I've checked the php.ini files (yeah, two, there's the ...
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How to remove IIS 6 Management Compatibility?

I am using Windows 7 for testing one Windows Server program that requires IIS to be installed on my machine. Problems arise when I enabled IIS on my machine with the Turn Windows features on or off ...
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IIS 7: How do I install Bugzilla?

I have Bugzilla 4 and I need to get it to run on a Windows Server 2008 running IIS 7. I've looked at various tutorials with no luck. Please direct me on how to setup Bugzilla!
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Can't access IIS7 from my home network

I have an IIS7 on a Windows 7 Ultimate. IIS7 works fine on computer hosting IIS7. But I can't access IIS7 from another computer, I get the following message: "server is not responding". How can I ...
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How to setup IIS7 ISAPI/CGI Restriction for Delphi SOAP executable?

When trying to run my executable I kept receiving an error 404.2 error The page you are requesting cannot be served because of the ISAPI and CGI Restriction list settings on the Web ...
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How do I get IIS on Windows 7 to run my soap webservice executable instead of downloading it

I have built a very simple Soap Web Server service using delphi as well as having installed IIS-7 on my local machine running Windows 7 Professional. I placed my Soap executable file in the ...
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PHP include and require statements fails after a number of executions

I'm having a very strange issue, where PHP include and require statements fails after a number of executions. The site is running on IIS 7/Windows 2008 R2 and the site's content is stored in a remote ...
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How to start the W3SVC service (IIS 7)?

I want to preview my website added to the IIS, but all I see is the error which's telling me that I cannot run the website until the W3SVC service is not running. How can I run it ?
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using IIS to access a Dreamweaver behavior to use PayPal?

I downloaded an interesting behavior from the Dreamweaver site that gives full ordering information over to PayPal and it seems to work like a champ except that it requires an external site (http://) ...
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Setting up and using DreamWeaver and IIS/ASP with FTP

I have a copy of DreamWeaver CS5 and have installed Microsoft IIS 7. How do I set up DreamWeaver to use IIS server as my test server with ASP and FTP?
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IIS7 unchecked in windows component list yet when go to http://localhost still directs me to IIS7. How to get to Apache?

IIS7 was turned off on my Windows 7 system, Under control panel services and applications no web publishing appears. Have Apache, et. al. installed with Wampserver. Yet when I try to access the ...
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Can I direct user to a specific folder depending on what domain they requested?

Can I direct user to a specific folder depending on what domain they requested? I have several domains at no-ip.org, lets say NAME1.no-ip.org and NAME2.no-ip.org. In my default web folder i have two ...
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When should you use a dedicated App Pool over Default App Pool?

Within IIS 7 when should you use a dedicated app pool, over the Default App Pool - This is the question. Below are some of my thoughts on the question. Does it use more resources to have all your ...
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Being redirected to IIS7 page

When I try to access another computer across my home network through a browser by using its ip address I get routed to an iis7 page that says iis7 and then welcome in a bunch of languages. Any help?
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How to configure IIS on my PC so that other machines can access it

I have a machine running Windows 7 Home Premium x64. IIS7 is up and running; I can navigate to localhost:80 and the spiffy IIS7 welcome screen appears. When I try this on any of my other machines, ...
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How does one allow access to networked PCs to see your “localhost” in IIS7 - Windows 7

I have a computer setup with a localhost in IIS, and the computer is visible on an internal network. In Windows XP IIS6, I could just type http://<computername>/ and I would see that user's ...
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Set up https on local iis7

I am running IIS 7 on my local windows 7 machine. I have a website running off it and want to setup IIS to support https. How can I do this?
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401 Error after Sharing wwwroot folder on HomeGroup in IIS7, Windows 7

After sharing my wwwroot folder to the rest of my homegroup, I'm now getting the following error on my website: Server Error 401 - Unauthorized: Access is denied due to invalid credentials. ...
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Is it possible to give public access to files in a folder within wwwroot?

I want to share some files on my computer using IIS within the wwwroot folder. I'm currently getting a 403 error when I enter the URL ipaddress/Folder. Is there any way to get rid of the 403 error and ...
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Cannot start service W3SVC on computer '.'

I just installed IIS7, but whenever I want to start it, the following error occurs: What's wrong with it ? I have Windows 7 64-bit build 7600 and have installed .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and .NET ...
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IIS username and password required

I've just installed IIS 7.0 Manager on Windows XP Professional. On startup, it prompted me for a username and password. However, I do not know the username and password for it as I'm using it on my ...
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Opening Word documents from IE LAG Windows 7 IE8

I'm having a lot of trouble opening documents from a network share in word using IE. The documents are located in a network share which is mapped to a virtual directory. The documents are accessed by ...
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How can I install the IIS Management Console on Windows 7 Home Basic?

I would like to install the inet manager for Windows 7, but I get a message that I need to install the IIS management console first, and I can't figure out how. So, how do I install the IIS ...
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Visual Studio + Localhost: How to manage multiple projects and image paths?

I am working with VS 2008 + IIS7 and testing my local machine. I have multiple projects fetched via VSS. The project images are relative to the root "/images/...", but on my local server that ends up ...
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IIS Management Console is not present in web management tool

IIS Management console is not present under web management tool. Two options are there: IIS 6 management compatibility IIS Management Scripts & Tools. I have checked both, but it did not work. ...
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How to install the IIS in Windows 7?

I have tried to install IIS in My local machine in windows 7. My purpose is to install the IIS & change its Seesion timeout property because I want to increase the Session time out Period. So I ...
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Why can't anyone else access my website in IIS on Windows 7?

I've got an ASP.NET application that I have in IIS on my Windows 7 Ultimate machine. I've tested it from that machine and it works fine. This machine is in my home network, a simple peer-to-peer ...
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Can't access an internal IIS web site via IP address, only hostname

I have a machine on my home network running Windows Server 2008 (IIS7) with a web application running under default website called HTCOMNET. The network is just on a Windows Workgroup. The server is ...
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How to remove IIS 7 on Windows 7

How can I remove IIS 7 from my Windows 7 installation?
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Cannot install IIS Administration Pack for IIS7

I have IIS7 running on Windows 7 Enterprise. When I try to install IIS 7 Administration Pack I get the following error: How can I troubleshoot this to find out what is causing the installer from ...
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How do I turn off caching in IIS7?

I'm developing an ASP classic site under Windows 7 (form a queue ladies). The problem is IIS seems to be heavily making use of its cache for both static and dynamic content which really conflicts with ...
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Caching Issue with Localhost

I'm trying to do some simple locally-hosted development using the Ext framework. The site is configured as a virtual directory under IIS 7, so that http://localhost/app points to the index file. The ...