IIS is the acronym for Internet Information Services, the webserver provided by Microsoft.

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Calling SiteCatalyst Data Insertion API from IIS web server

I'm new to IIS. How do I configure IIS to invoke my code to process the access log information in real time? Is there a better solution than reading the log file as it's written? Apache, for instance, ...
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What is an application pool in IIS?

I am not sure what an application pool is in IIS. I did manage to find a basic explanation, boiling down to: "Websites can be assigned to application pools, all application pools containing specific ...
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Copy an IIS site from one server to another

We have an asp.net mvc web application deployed under IIS7 on Windows Server 2008 R2. Now we need to move the web application to another server, which has IIS8 on Windows Server 2012. Currently the ...
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Brand new domain and server using URL Rewrite flagged by Google for Phishing

I set up a VM with 1and1.com and registered a domain. I'm running an app (Jira) that runs on its own Tomcat instance but I have set up URL Rewriting based on this article so that IIS can handle the ...
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How to Get all the settings/permissions/etc. required for a web site/application?

I have no access to the production server. I need to get all the configurations made to a web site that got it working in the first place. The developers who did the deployment are now happy ...
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IIS 6.2 Only allow access to the site within a given date range

I'd need to setup time based access controll on my Microsoft IIS 6.2 webserver (runs on Win Server 2012 R2) and I was just wondering if it was possible to do this with IIS itself or should I just ...
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Passing data between frames as session data

I am trying to migrate a web based logging system from a windows 2003 server to a 2012 R2 server for a client, so IIS6 to IIS 8.5 This system is old and a mish-mash of classic ASP and ASP.net VB, ...
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ERR_CONNECTION_ABORTED when trying to access https site hosted by IIS 8.5 / 2012 R2 by IP Address in Google Chrome

Warning: This question is largely academic. I have a website in IIS 8.5, with an HTTPS binding on port 8443. The relevant netsh lines are: IP:port : 0.0.0.0:8443 Certificate ...
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Change annonymous FTP root folder name(anon_ftp)

I am using Plesk 12 with my windows server 2012. If i enable annonymous FTP in plesk it will create annonymous FTP and root of the FTP will be set to "anon_ftp" folder.If we see in IIS then under FTP ...
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Self hosted Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) application and IIS using 443 on different IPs

I have a server that has self hosted WCF application and IIS installed. Server has two IPs assigned. Is it possible to have the WCF application use 443 on IP1 and IIS use 443 on IP2? WCF binds to ...
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Tracking a 301 redirect for a campaign onto a 3rd party server

So we are running a campaign with a qr code that has some google analytics query strings embedded. We've setup our IIS to do a 301 redirect on the folder that sends the user off to a 3rd party CRM. ...
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IIS 7.5 and 404 error with non-www domain but no subdomain

We keep getting 404s on our domain when it is example.com but not www.example.com. I tried to redirect using the IIS rules with URL Rewrite but it throws an error for www.example.com as well. The ...
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Is it possible to redirect https to http? [closed]

I am working on a website with Comodo SSL installed. There are http: links to pages that Chrome and IE-11 complain are not secure and block access to them unless users explicitly allow them when ...
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Accessing subdomain redirects to main domain

I have primary domain (https://example.com) and subdomain (http://subdomain.example.com). I have domain-level SSL certificate installed for primary domain (TLD). And I want access my subdomain via ...
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IIS Physical Path Incorrect

I have created a WebSite in IIS, with the following correct physical path: d:\inetpub\wwwroot\nameofsite. When i try and browse for this site, I get a 404 resource missing error. From the webserver, ...
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How to redirect a subdomain to the main domain at a different port with IIS

I am trying to set up as following control.domain.com to http://domain.com:8880/ Plesk is running on that port. Infact if I would like any website hosted on the server if accessed with "control.*" ...
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Adding pages to IIS Website

Right now I'm using IIS 8.5 to host a few applications (web pages) on the Default Web Site. I add the page as an application, give it an Alias(test) and point it at the folder that holds my web page. ...
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IIS Domain Restriction not working

I need to enable Domain based restriction in IIS. Till now, I have done following Enabled IP Address and Domain restrictions from Turn Windows Featured On/Off In IIS -> Edit Features Settings, ...
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How do I increase the upload size in IIS?

I can't upload more than 2 MB. I read that IIS' max. upload size is 4 (actually 4,2) GB and ASP.NET's is 2 GB. I really can't think of an alternative. I could change the max. upload size in PHP but ...
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How can I fix multiple URLs pointing to a single page using ASP/IIS

I have millions of reports in our ASP website and have changed my URL structure lots of times to make the URLs more user-friendly as per SEO guidelines. Currently I am facing duplicate content ...
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Clean URLs won't work in Drupal 7 on IIS [closed]

I am using Drupal 7 and IIS 8 as my web server. When I click Clean URLs in the configuration, I check it and then click save, then it loads the page without the box checked. However I can type in ...
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Can this be achieved with a reverse-proxy?

I have a website that was developed and is hosted on a Windows server (Server A). We want to have these Windows hosted pages to show up on another website that is hosted on a Linux server (Server B). ...
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Should I use IIS or my DNS provider to redirect my naked domain to its www version?

How do I get the naked domain for my site that is typed into a browser (example.com) to automatically redirect to www.mywebsite.com. Would this be done on the internal IIS web server or through the ...
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IIS Reverse Proxy Failing on .svc pages and some other pages, works fine for plain html

Software situation: I have a public facing IIS site which needs to communicate to another site through a reverse proxy server. The other site is a SOAP API, with a couple of pages that assist in ...
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How can you diagnose the cause of slowness for some users but not all?

We are getting reports from a handful of users that our web application is loading very slowly for them. So slowly that many of their page requests are timing out. The majority of our users are ...
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OpenSTV Integration configuration on Windows IIS server

Although this involves a Drupal site, the question is more at the server level, I think. BACKGROUND: Site uses modules "Election" and "Election OpenSTV Integration, the latter one being involved in ...
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How to package web site configuration for distribution

Is there a way, preferably PowerShell based, to extract all the configuration data for a particular web site, for installing that web site on site at clients?
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How to set site specific Error Log files in PHP under IIS

On Apache, vhosts can be configured with their own error log file, like so: ErrorLog "my-site-log-dir/error_log.log" How would this be done when hosting PHP under IIS?
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Why doesn't FireFox cache my JavaScript file?

I've been trying to figure out why Firefox does not cache my JavaScript file. I don't have this issue with Chrome or IE. Here is what my server's Response Header looks like: ...
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How do you configure TeamCity as a subdomain under Plesk and IIS?

Today I bought a domain and a VPS. The VPS came with Plesk installed. I added my website (example.com) and a subdomain (ci.example.com) to Plesk and IIS. When I disable example.com from Plesk panel, ...
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What HTTP header code does URL-Rewrite return?

If I used the native URL-Rewrite module to rewrite (not redirect) a URL, does it return 302, 301, or 200? Is this method OK to use for a permanent URL rewrite? Here is sample code for the redirect: ...
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Can't access website from same network

I've setup IIS locally to host a website. I've created a free NOIP account so I can access it with a domain name. It's temporary, so I plan to assign a real domain to it later. I setup port ...
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How to have website (on IIS) return code 503 yet still provide local development

How could I have my website running on IIS return the HTTP Header Code of 503 to the public, and at the same time be able to allow developer to continue developing it locally? For example, if I use ...
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Install my own software on VPS

I didn't have VPS before, I wanna know can I install any software on VPS? For example if I buy Windows VPS can I install Apache on that instead of Microsoft IIS?
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IIS7 not having access to web.config

I have published a .net 4.0 web app. I am trying to configure IIS7 to show my app and I created a new application pool with .net framework 4.0 configuration. Then, I created a new app and pointed to ...
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Files synced via dropbox cannot be served with IIS because of file permissions

I'm running into the problem of using Dropbox and IIS. I am using the Dropbox Folder Sync plugin to sync a folder outside the Dropbox folder. They are synced into my inetpub\root\downloads\ ...
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What is the IIS equivalent of a rewrite rule that sends all requests to a PHP file?

I've always used Apache for all my web development work and I'm struggling to get my head around IIS. I've got an API that re-routes all requests to one particular file: 'api.php', how would I do the ...
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How to implement country domains based on geo IP address in ASP.net?

I want to configure a domain such that when the user goes to my website, the system identifies the IP country of user and auto changes www.mysite.com/index.aspx to www.unitedstate.mysite.com (for ...
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Moving just the DokuWiki data directory on other server

I have installed DokuWiki on IIS7. As per my teams requirement we have to move just the Data directory to other server location, e.g.: IIS7 installed DokuWiki location: ...
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Multiple Website's - VPS Windows8 (IIS) - Domainname on namecheap.com

I have 3 domains on namecheap.com but i can only get one to work with my VPS. I think from what i have read so far the solution to my problem is i have to change my host files. I Know where its ...
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How do I make a web site on my own PC, without DNS, available to others?

I thought if I removed the host name from the site's binding, like the Default Web Site, just my machine name in the URL would work, but I replaced the binding, and thought my machine name/IP address, ...
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Canonicalization for www/non-www URLs and IP/domain on a Windows server

I have checked my website using this SEO tool and the results report 2 issues: Test your site for potential URL canonicalization issues. Canonicalization describes how a site can use slightly ...
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IIS 7.5 and authenticating client certificates

I am trying to understand if the functionality I am seeing is how client certs and SSL is supposed to work, or if I've done something wrong. I have a site running under IIS 7.5 that is using a cert ...
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IIS with multiple roots

Can IIS7 be setup to have many roots? Say I have a local server on our LAN called jupiter. Staff can view their sites via a folder structure such as http://jupiter/staff/karen. While this works ok, ...
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IIS MIME type for XML content

recently a third party plugin I'm using to display online magazines stopped working on mobile devices. According to their help page, this happens for people serving with IIS. Their solution is to set ...
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WebPermission problem with GoDaddy hosting

I purchased a Windows web host from godaddy.com. When I want to use an email verification component (that wants to connect to the Internet) on my host, I get an error related to Web Permission denied ...
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Web.config WordPress rewrite rules next to Magento

I've installed Magento on IIS in folder: E:\mydomain\wwwroot (I already have it all running correctly). I have no deeper folder magento, I placed all files directly in the wwwroot folder, so: ...
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DNS: Getting www.example.com set up

I set up a recent (Wordpress) project on Microsoft Azure with a domain from 123-reg. When I set up the DNS servers I am getting example.com is working to the site, but www.example.com isn't and is ...
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Can I set www.something.com to be my AName record

I was just hoping someone could point me in the right direction. I want to have my website hosted which I want to display as www.mydomain.com I also need mydomain.com and blog.mydomain.com to go to ...
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70K of 301 redirects

I have a website with about 1.5M pages. I am condensing pages that do not have large amounts of content to improve the quality of the site. As a result I have about 70K pages that I have added a < ...