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 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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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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MMC not working and couldnt install any software

I am running a Windows 7 64 bit PC. When I tried to install Visual Studio or SQL Server through an ISO image loaded through Daemon tools, a command window opens up and disappears quickly. I tried ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Laptop as wireless IIS Server

Let me explain the situation. I have a laptop & an iPhone. I have installed .NET on my laptop. Using .NET I have developed few web-services. I want to use that web-services to my iPhone. In ...
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How can I investigate 99% CPU usage by w3wp.exe?

w3wp.exe is showing 99% CPU usage. What are the best ways to investigate the cause of this high CPU usage?
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How can i access in host file whiles using a proxy server

I using a proxy server (Freegate to be specific). I an unable to access the connections (dns mappings) that i have set in my host file. That is i want to access "127.0.0.1 YourInstanceName" whiles ...
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WSUS server not working

I have troubles getting my WSUS server to work. When clients try to search for updates, they get this error: 8024402C Unknown error. When I try to reach the WSUS website, I get access denied. I get ...
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Can't remove iis from Windows Server 2012 R2

I'm trying to uninstall IIS from Windows Server R2. I tried Service Manager -> Remove Roles and Features, uninstalling ran, the restart computer, but it's still there. I tried also to do it by ...
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IIS 8 remove details of error messages

The IIS give some detailed errors messages on error such as 404 and 500 with critical details to the public including physical file path. I think this is not suitable and it is not secure for ...
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404 error on a previously installed Wordpress Site in IIS 8 [closed]

I am hosting a Wordpress site on IIS 8 with php and fastcgi installed. The problem is that i had to reinstall the IIS completely to install the exchange server (because it needs the Default website ...
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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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Deleted the default web site in IIS 6.0 and now it won't work?

I stupidly deleted the default website in IIS 6.0 and now when I add a new website and try to browse to it I get a 404? I tried re-installing IIS but still no joy.
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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 to set user to relogin to site with IIS 6 authenication

We have an internal website that is protected with IIS authentication against a domain. When the user is successful with id and password, the site will go out via REST with an api key and get a url ...
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Visual Studio says “Unable to start debugging on the web server”

Before I shut down my computer last night everything worked fine. This morning I rebooted and I started getting the error message below when I tried to start debugging my web application: What ...
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Windows server 2012 r2 IIS PHP

I have php installed on a windows server 2012 r2 box that is running IIS When running a script with a mail function it will hang and eventually bring this error: C:\Program Files ...
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visual studio 2012 debug windows 8

I run a local IIS server to develop a website and it works. If I try to debug however it stated "Unable to start debugging on the web server. You do not have permissions to debug the web server ...
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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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Advertisment in local IIS

I set up IIS on my local computer (Win 7) that is connected to a WLAN router. I created a simple test html with just a welcome message. When I start the page locally, I get with Internet Explorer ...
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Manage (View & Update) Internal IP address of IIS

How do I figure out the the internal IP address of IIS on the individual PCs? I have two PCs with IIS (vv 7.5 and 8) on them - I need to configure port forwarding on the router, such that external ...
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SSL failure on Auzre web farm with shared configuration and centralized certificates

[Sorry if this question is a bit long, there's lot of extra info in case it is relavent] Overview I'm having a problem with SSL on a 4 VM's load balanced farm in Azure. If the HTTPS request goes to ...
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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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Error while installing IIS on VM?

My Client has set up a VM for me. It is a Windows-7,64 bit machine. When I tried to configure IIS on that machine , It is showing an error, An error has occurred.Not all the features were ...
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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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IIS Virtual Directory not inheriting applicationHost.config

I have manually created a virtual directory on an existing machine. The application should have inherited some default configuration from applicationHost.config - but it does not ...
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How to stop IIS from listening port 80 on specific IP?

My server has numerous IPs and IIS running numerous sites. I need to free one specific IP from IIS listening port 80. How to do that? I can't manually open each site bindings and see if it is using ...
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IIS reverse proxy and URL rewrite rule

I have configured my IIS to only accept https calls and to act as a reverse proxy, which is both working fine: With the rule <rule name="ReverseProxyInboundRule1" stopProcessing="true"> ...
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Mirror folder one way over different networks

I have a folder on machine A that receives small text files at random intervals from an external process. I need to mirror the contents of this folder to machine B, which is on a completely different ...
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Loop requests/data through IIS

I have a server running IIS on port 80 and lotus domino http server on some other port, let's say 85. Is there a way that upon all requests coming into IIS regarding any uri of the form ...
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Anonymous authentication - 401.2 error (IIS7.5)

I am trying to set up Anonymous Authentication for an IIS web site. I checked Anonymous Authentication is enabled and all other methods are disabled. I need to use a specific user for Anonymous ...
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Missing Windows Authentication Feature

There's anyway to install/enable IIS Windows Authentication when it's missing in "Turn Windows Features On or Off" menu? I'm running an Win8 machine in a Local Workgroup.