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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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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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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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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XAMPP keeps crashing on Windows 7

XAMPP keeps crashing on Windows 7. It's not Skype, I unchecked the "use port 80 as an alternative". I even changed the port in XAMPP to listen:8888, that is port 8888. I am not using IIS (Internet ...
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No response from IIS if my IP is local

The problem is simple: If I set the webserver's IP address as my desktop's default gateway in TCP/IP settings, I cannot open any locally hosted site at our webserver on my PC. I can open any other ...
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Windows Feature List blank, Updates fail, system readiness tool says files are corrupt

I tried to install IIS and to my surprise the feature/components lists was blank =[. I tried the system update readiness tool and it creates the following log: ================================= ...
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IIS Server - HTTP Error 401.3 - Unauthorized

I just installed IIS server for testing and I can't get it to work, it shows 40.3 Error. HTTP Error 401.3 - Unauthorized You do not have permission to view this directory or page because of the ...
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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 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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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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Cannot find IIS management console in Windows 7

i cannot find the IIS management console on Windows7 in the Turn windows features on or off section. please advise on how to get the IIS management Console. Thank you
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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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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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IIS Aborting Requests

For some users of an application, IIS is aborting the request to the server, including me. I type in the URL, and it just stops, doesn't even process. FireBug reports the request was aborted. But ...
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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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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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Where can I find IIS in Windows 7?

I’ve got IIS installed and enabled on Windows 7, but I don’t know where to open it so that I can configure a website. I seem to remember that in Windows XP it was somewhere in the Control Panel, but ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Windows 7 FTP server not able to serve large files to mac?

I setup my Windows 7 home premium 64-bit desktop to use Microsoft's IIS FTP server. Works great except for big files... like 4gbyte files. Only maybe 150mbytes end up getting transferred to Macs I ...
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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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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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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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Which Azure services comprise a basic IIS/SQL web application scenario? [closed]

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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Port Forwarding to put my web server on The Internet

I went to http://canyouseeme.org/ to check to see what my external IP address. Regardless of what port I enter, it tells me that the port is blocked. I have a LinkSys router that basically has the ...
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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 ...