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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COM + setup error XP

I am trying to install IIS on a virtualbox windows xp operating system. I am treated, however, with a COM + error message, and am unable to proceed from here. Any help on this topic would be ...
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Which Azure services comprise a basic IIS/SQL web application scenario?

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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Best deployment method for IIS [on hold]

i have a dedicated server running windows server 2012, and i'm not very familiar whit iis, and i want to get a way to have my web site on a git repository and make deployment to the iss server, but i ...
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What is System32\config\systemprofile?

So I recently figured out that IIS will use C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile as it's "user" directory for folders like AppData in certain situations. Now, I'm trying to understand why this ...
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Will IIS8.5 do a better job for WebDAV data sharing than Apache in terms of performance and file locking?

Right now I am using Synology's built-in WebDAV function, which I think is based on Apache server. The issue i am having are basically slow transferring speed and missing file locking ability. The ...
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Why does applicationhost.config keeps getting encrypted

Every so often my ApplicationHost.config gets encrypted and I'm not sure why. Can someone help? Encrypted Broken ApplicationHost.config Normal backed up ApplicationHost.config
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Making Windows Explorer to Search WebDAV Server using DASL

I am trying to setup search in a WebDAV repository in IIS 6 on Windows Server 2003 R2. I successfully configured WebDAV in IIS and enabled my repository indexing as described in Searching WebDAV ...
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Using .htaccess with IIS

It is necessary for me to make it possible for .htaccess files to be usable with IIS. Is there a way for this to be done? I know that on its own, IIS is not capable of handling this, but could I ...
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Why are IIS7 features missing on Win7 Home Premium compared to Win7 Pro?

I have two computers, home and work. The home computer runs Windows 7 Home Premium and work computer has Windows 7 Professional. Both have IIS7 installed on. On the left hand side of the image you ...
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FTP Client IIS permissions [closed]

Is there any possibilyty to handle permissions on files and folders? I own a vServer at Strato and using Plesk 12. (its on Windows Server 2012)
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IIS Reverse Proxy support for multiple protocols

I have a server 2012 machine running IIS. It's in my DMZ and I would like to use it to do reverse proxy for several services. I can get it to route traffic on port 80 to 2 separate internal servers ...
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Report PHP version of all sites in different AppPools on IIS server

We've a Windows box which hosts a large number of different WordPress sites on IIS. Each site gets setup at different times so we've no central way of knowing what version of PHP is set in the AppPool ...
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Uninstall ARR components installed manually

I installed ARR (Application Request Routing) manually on my 2012R2 server. Now I want to remove its components : URL Rewrite Module Microsoft Application request routing 3.0 Microsoft External ...
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Installing IIS 7.5 on Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

Can you please assist me. I had installed IIS 7 on a Windows 7 professional 64 bit machine and I was getting errors when accessing my web pages, but now I decided to remove IIS to re-install it. The ...
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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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Multiple IIS server share same domain and port?

I have the following network/server setup: Since this is for a startup I'm working on with a friend using the resources we have, we use a DD-WRT router to redirect port 80 requests to a specific ...
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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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Connection Reset error trying to set up HTTPS locally using VS and IIS Express

I'm trying to set up Facebook authentication on my application, so I tried following the steps at this page: ...
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How do I access an IIS web server on a virtualbox from the network of host machine

I've a site running on IIS on a Windows 8 virtual machine. http://localhost/RTStreamer/Ticker.html How do I access that site from outside the host machine? The host machine ip is 168.192.42.1 I've ...
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Can I use another port other than 443 for SSL communication?

I have an application that communicates via SSL, however, Port 443 is already in use by an IIS instance on that same server. Can I use another port other than 443 for SSL communication?
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Azure VM issues with FTP PASV?

We had a virtual machine server setup for web, FTP was setup using Filezilla Server and all the ports were opened for PASV mode, which worked great for a number of months before suddenly without ...
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'There was an error reading IIS configuration schema from 'C:\Windows\system32\inetsrv\config\schema\' Visual Studio 2010 Windows 8 64-bit

I have a users who is attempting to deploy a web service through Visual Studio 2010 on a windows 8 64-bit laptop but is getting an error. When the users tries to deploy through visual studio he ...
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Spotflux blocks access to local IIS

I am using Spotflux free VPN out of some necessity as I work. However, whenever it is "on" (that is, "protected" according to its tray applet). It blocks my access to the IIS web applications I have ...
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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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Deleteing site on IIS using addcmd won't remove bindings

I have an installer that adds SSL website using following command %windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd add site /site.name:SSL /physicalPath:C:\inetpub\wwwroot ...
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Capture IIS 8 stats

Is there any good application to look at the stats for IIS8? Like bandwidth usage, hits/day, downloads/day etc.? I used to use HFS which had these features within the file server program but HFS ...
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Programmer's guide to Server Resource Usage Report [closed]

I have ASP.NET MVC 5 Application running on a Windows Server 2012 and a Database Server running SQL Server 2012 on Windows Server 2012. I am trying to get a report on the Resource usages of these ...
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Is there a keyboard short-cut to switch IIS manager between Feature and Content view?

Is there a keyboard short-cut to switch IIS manager between Feature and Content view? I prefer to keep the hands on the keyboard, rather than grab the mouse!
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Server Certificates Missing in IIS

On my Windows Server 2012 R2 box, when I connect to it through Remote Desktop, I'm trying to setup a server certificate but in IIS, in the "IIS" group, there is no Server Certificates feature. I ...
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Where did IIS Remote Manager stores its connection data?

I tried to use Process Explorer to look for the file that IIS Remote Manager stores its connection information but with no luck. I don't know if those entries are stored in Windows Registry either. ...
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What is the relationship/interface between WCF and IIS

So I understand that IIS is a web server from Microsoft I also understand that WCF IS A service that allows you to build service oriented applications. Obviously WCF and IIS must "talk to each ...
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In Windows Server 2012 R2, why am I getting no option to add a website within IIS Manager?

Our administrator created a new virtual machine with Windows Server 2012 R2 on it. I'm trying to create a website in IIS, but there is no option to add a website within the IIS manager. In the ...
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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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Editing Hosts File in Windows 8

I'm trying to edit my hosts file in Windows 8 Pro. When I open C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\hosts in notepad++ or any other text editor, make changes and attempt to save, I get a dialog that tells ...
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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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Automating SMTP Configuration

The following is an excerpt from a series of instructions I am following as a list of company procedures they would like me to automate. Is the following achievable through command line/batch, and if ...
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Can't connect to a local FTP - “Connection closed by remote host.”

I'm getting baffled by a seemingly simple problem: When I connect via VPN to my remote network, I can't connect via FTP to my FTP server - but I can do everything else (including Remote Desktop). ...
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Error applying security access is denied

I have a directory, c:\MySite2, that sometimes is used as the location for an IIS Web application, although currently IIS is configured to point the application to a different directory (different ...
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AppPool IIS7 Computer Management cannot add user

In: Microsoft Management Console Local users and groups Groups Performance Log Users I have to add my Application pool (IIS AppPool\MyPool) as user in that list. This worked on the other server, ...
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config virtual directory to be served by an isapi extension I've built

how do you configure your windows iis to map a virtual directory to an isapi extension you've created. In other words my iis should recognize an url from that vd has to be processed by the isapi ...
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Can't get access to my internal IIS Server?

Before I could get access to my IIS Server using its static private IP address (on the Windows Server 2012 itself), but now I can only access the IIS Server web page using its localhost and 12.0.0.1 ...
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Can a single folder can be configured for both anonymous FTP and HTTP in IIS 7.0

I am using Windows server 2008 R2 VPS(with IIS 7) as my web server for hosting websites, ftp etc. Can I configure a anonymous ftp account to work with both ftp and http? (FTP account with security ...
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Windows Phone 8 Device cannot see IIS on connected laptop

I have the same issue as explained here. Except that I am even not able to use my windows phone 8.1 emulator to connect to IIS hosted WCF services which is residing on HOST machine. My host machine ...
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Can't access server from external IP

I have a problem with my web server; I can't access it from the external IP address. I'm using an IIS 7 server, but I've tried with apache on Linux as well. I have forwarded all traffic on port 80 to ...
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IIS Manager Disappeared from Start Menu and Administrative Tools

I am running Windows 7 64-bit and my IIS Manager disappeared from my Start Menu and from Administrative Tools. This is a new machine and it was working fine yesterday, but today it will not appear. I ...
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Configuring Windows Server 2008R2 to give preference to administrator remote sessions

We have had a few times recently when problems with an IIS web application have consumed server resources causing the server to become unresponsive. What has made this problem worse is that is that ...
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Detecting cause of high in-bound network traffic

One of our Windows/Coldfusion/IIS webservers has been experiencing a very odd pattern of high inbound network traffic. In the picture above the red hum is out-bound traffic, and the yellow line is ...
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Web and DNS server just for the intranet - configuration

I have a web site set up in IIS, mysite.net, which I want to be accessible ONLY from within my local network. So it's supposed to be an intranet site. Now, the way the DNS server and the Web server ...
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Getting error 0x80070002 when I try to install IIS in Windows Features

Here's exactly what happens: I go to Programs and Features > Turn Windows features on or off. Then, check the box for IIS, and hit OK. It seems to be installing for a second then shows these error ...
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Limit upload speed on local IIS

I am developing a site where I want to test my AJAX uploader, but I am failing to simulate this on my local IIS. I read a lot articles and tried already the following: IIS maxBandwidth Fiddler ...