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 to automatically register IIS service into DNS

I would like to have IIS service running with identical content on two Windows 2012 servers. Servers are only accessible from the intranet. The goal is that if service is running its name (FQDN) can ...
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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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Configure IIS 8.5 TLS session resumption?

We have a couple of IIS 8.5 web servers running on Server 2012 R2 with SSL/TLS enabled. One important new feature in IIS 8.5 is support for TLS session resumption. This is great because it reduces ...
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Is it possible to install Internet Information Services 8.5 onto Windows Vista?

A small program that I've come across says it requires the use of IIS 8.5 to run, but Vista seems to ship with IIS 7, and there doesn't seem to be any way to update the version. The only guidance that ...
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How to remove IIS for WampSERVER?

I have WampServer installed, and I installed Microsoft SEO Toolkit, I guess that has the IIS dependency. And I guess the iis service uses port 80. Now every time I start WampServer, I need to go to ...
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Setting up IIS as a testing server (Windows 10)

I decided to install IIS, hoping I can use it to debug an ASP page I'm working on. It installed easily enough but now I'm stuck: what is the IP I should be addressing it with as I use FTP/Dreamweaver ...
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How to password protect IIS Manager

I intend to create a Web Application that runs on a local IIS (the computer is located at the users). However, users must not change any settings on that web application, but they could - as they can ...
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Outlook disconnected after mailbox migration

I moved 300 mailboxes from Exchange 2007, only for internal use (no internet usage), to Exchange 2013 CU 11. The first batch (180 accounts only OWA-users, to the first database) finished with no ...
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php running on IIS 8 WIN 2012 Server “IS” pointing to correct php.ini but extension_dir is still pointing to “C:\PHP”

Now you're going to say, "Well, Pete, Google it because it's really simple..." OK, I agree. So here are my givens: GIVENS: php is running on IIS 8 on a WIN 2012 Server box php is running nicely ...
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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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Getting FTP working on an Azure VM, connection closed

I'm struggling to connect to FTP on a new VM in Azure. I made a new Virtual Machine from the default image (Windows Server 2012 Datacenter) and RDPed into the new VM. I then enabled the Web Server ...
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Run scheduled task from IIS ASP.NET site on Windows Server 2008 R2

A task should be run on a local machine now but it should work also on remote machine later. schtasks /Run /S 123.45.67.89 /U 123.45.67.89\Administrator /P * /I /TN "Name" gives "ERROR: User ...
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Anon FTP site setup in IIS

I've seen these questions ... FTP website in IIS with anonymous authentication requires username and password Anonymous access IIS ... nothing in them solves my problem. According to MS docs on ...
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What should I do for not changing permissions every time I upload a file

I have a wordpress site hosted on IIS (I know its bad but that's what the client wants). Every time I upload a media file, although the permission for the folder are already set, I have to go and ...
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Samba NAS caching issues with IIS

One of my clients uses a shared hosting account, which appears to use a Linux based NAS to host IIS content, and I'm having problems with getting it to detect file changes. For example, once I've ...
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deleting extra “users” made by IIS

I installed IIS10 to my computer (Windows 10) and it made a lot of user accounts under my C:\Users\ folder. These don't show up like user accounts in anything else, though. I can't remove them using ...
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Chrome generates HTTP Error 401.2 while IE doesn't

Trying to access an Intranet portal in IE, everything goes fine. I do the exact same thing with Chrome and I get HTTP Error 401.2. Organization's IT got no clue. I have no intentions to solve their ...
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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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Can I run 32 and 64bit application pools at the same time with IIS 6.0?

I have a 64 bit windows server 2008 on which IIS 6.0 is installed. The application pools are all configured to run as 32 bit applications via advanced properties in the IIS. I'm currently ...
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Can't start IIS website on port 443, even though netstat shows nothing listening on 443

I have to bind my IIS website to port 443. No other port is allowed in my case. In IIS Manager I've bound Default Web Site to port 443: But when I try to start the website it fails with: However ...
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Page not found in IIS, but it's there

I have just installed IIS on Windows Server 2008. If I go to localhost, the default page is displayed, so the web server is ok. I have added a folder with a page in it in the \inetpub\wwwroot ...
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How can I force all traffic to go through OpenVPN connection

I'm using a VPN connection provided by a commercial company. This provides me with a static IP. There's an external database server I want to connect. The db server is configured to allow ...
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Configuring ftp access in iis windows

I would like to set up ftp server in local network via iis for testing purpose . I created a ftp site and pointed to a root , pass through authentication works fine . But basic authentication fails i ...
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Installing Microsoft SEO Toolkit on Windows 10

I used the Microsoft SEO Toolkit a while back and remember it being useful. Microsoft SEO Toolkit I would like to install it on Windows 10, however the installation fails stating that IIS Version ...
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Access my IIS externally without port forwarding (port 80)

Is there a way to Access my IIS which used Port 80 without port forwarding? i have the following information: my public IP the private IP of my PC maybe there is something like ...
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Windows SBS Server 2011 High Memory Useage

Have a Windows SBS Server I've encountered which I have suspicions it's been compromised in some way. Symptoms: 11.8gb of 12gb total RAM at all times, even after restricting the Exchange store to ...
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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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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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Change port of IIS management service on Windows 7

So, how to do it? Apparently in client SKUs the management service properties are not available in IIS Manager. I read that it might be possible to do it via Powershell but haven't found how to do ...
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Preventing the crashing application pool when transmitting large amounts of data

I'm running a web service that is responsible for software updates on specific machines. The service is one of 3 application pools inside an IIS 7 on a windows server. It works quite well and updates ...
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How to allow IIS to pass through firewall?

I've recently setup IIS in the server And set up below firewall rules: World Wide Web Services (HTTP Traffic-In) [Enabled] 80 port allowed to the public However, I still cannot access the web ...
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How to configure development environment

I am looking for feedback on setting up and configuring my development environement. Below is my current hardware and software: My local hardware and software: PC laptop Eclipse IDE (Plugins listed ...
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Can't get Content-Range request to work in IIS7 and IIS8

I'm doing the same kind of request to an IIS7 and IIS8 server, but I keep getting this 416 response $ curl-7.23.1-win64-ssl-sspi>curl -H Range:bytes=16- -I ...
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What can I do if IIS 7 does not find an existing file (404.0 error)?

On IIS 7 I'm running 3 websites and so far had no problem until today. All of a sudden it says that the file c:\inetpub\mySites\myWebServiceServer\Applications\MyScript.aspx (modified example) is not ...
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Access localhost on port 81 from different computer

I'm a developer and web set up is not my strong suit. I'm trying to run two different apps on my local computer using IIS. I hosted one of them on port 80 and the other one on port 81. I also made ...
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Open IIS Management in Windows 7 laptop but no GUI shown

I installed all IIS features in my Windows 7 laptop.(Turn on in Control Panel). However it doesn' t show up the GUI after I click IIS manager. I am sure that the process is running. And I restart the ...
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Windows 2012 IIS8 - Windows Authentication or Basic Authentication not available

In the site manager for my WebDAV site some authentication types are missing. There should also be a possibility for Windows Authentication and Basic Authentication. How can I get the missing ...
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Unable to connect to FTP server from another computer with FileZilla

I created an FTP server on my local Windows 7 machine with IIS. I can connect to the server with the machine on which I created the server, but I can't connect to the server with my laptop which is ...
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IIS 7.5 odata expand is null

I have two servers, the servers are the same windows version. When I do this call ...
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Is it possible to access a server's IIS on home network from an android device 4G network via VPN?

I have a Windows computer residing in my home network. The computer acts as a webserver for my own personal devices (laptop/android/iOS). The reason for this is that I deploy my home automation ...
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Browser is redirecting to the IIS7 page when I try to go to www.pandora.com (I don't want it to)

For some reason whenever I try to go to http: //www.pandora.com I am being redirected to some basic IIS7 page. It basically consists of a simple graphic with IIS7 in the middle. Above that it says ...
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Install IIS 8.5 on Windows 10

Is it possible to install a IIS 8.5 on a Windows 10 machine? I have to debut a site, and the IIS version that comes with Windows 10 (IIS 10) seems not be compatible with the sites configuration.
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Windows 7 seens to have corrupted Start menu

I have a Windows 7 machine with not so many software installed: Windows 7 Ultimate, Office Professional 2010, Java, Chrome, Mozilla, VMWare Player and other minor software (FileZilla, ...
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Intranet Page Loads Improper

I have an internal website that is hosted at building 1, everything loads properly and displays as it should at building 1. Building 2 is on a Point To Point connection to Building 1 and until this ...
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Exposing IIS on Web

I have: Internet with dynamic IP address Windows 8 Can I expose my web application hosted on IIS to anyone on the web - by IP address or any other way?
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FTP setup error (from IIS) Invalid Application Pool name

I have windows 8.1, I want to set up an FTP server (home ftp server, not public). But when I Add an FTP site (from IIS manager), After complete setup, I get an error "Invalid Application Pool Name" ...
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IIS ASP settings

Looking to settle a question in the office. Do the ASP settings, in this particular case the Queuelength setting, have any affect on ASP.NET applications, given there is a completely separate section ...
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Can't access IIS website inside a VM via HTTPS

I'm running Win10 through Parallels and trying to access a website in IIS from a browser outside the VM. I've added an entry to my hosts file which maps the VM's IP address to "windows", and I can ...
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How to configure IIS' FTP server using Add-WebConfiguration

I'm configuring an IIS' FTP server using powershell, but I'm having problems using powershell to set access configuration. I'm using: Add-WebConfiguration '/system.ftpServer/security/authorization' ...
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Unable to install IIS - Application Development Features - ASP.NET

If I install IIS with Application Development Features - ASP.NET (or installing IIS first and adding ASP.NET later on). It's giving me the dreaded error: An error has occurred. Not all of the ...