IIS – formerly called Internet Information Server – is a web server application and set of feature extension modules created by Microsoft for use with Microsoft Windows.

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How to redirect all IE8 users to a specific URL?

I have W2008 running IIS and have about 20 websites (all PHP, about half are WP) running on it. Currently I have this in the header on a few sites and it is working. But it is getting hard to ...
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Migrate a ASP.NET web service from http to https. How to create a SSL certificate that works in test environment on IIS 7.5?

I have a question regarding a web service, http and https. First of all, there is a quite similar question with an accepted answer on StackOverflow. Like the questioner on SO, I have a simple working ...
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How do I troubleshoot rewrite and permalink issues for wordpress using IIS 7 W2008?

I know this question is kind of a WP and kind of a webmaster issue. I am really stuck troubleshooting how IIS is handling rewrites and permalinks. Anyone that can offer an explanation or demarcation ...
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Does amount of URL parameters affect SEO?

I've recently just finished building a small website and created friendly URLS using IIS7.5' rewrite module. The site has now been passed to the client's SEO guy and he says the friendly URL format ...
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Why is App Pool Identity not created until first request is received?

I work for a software company and regularly deploy our web applications on our customers IIS boxes via an install wizard which was developed in-house. The install process by default creates a new App ...
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Apache/ISS equivalent

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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Point subdirectory to seperate website in IIS7 (hosted on same server)

I have 2 websites on the same server in IIS7. These websites are required to be separate (Application Pools will not suffice). I have a single domain and am not able to create subdomains. Because ...
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Redirect IP Address to Domain Name

I am attempting to redirect the IP address of my domain to the domain name and am running into trouble. The IP address does not redirect to the domain name listed in the redirect statement below. ...
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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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What's the system account to run ASP.NET web app for each sites in IIS with different application pool?

Suppose I have many different website created on IIS 7 on Windows 2008 R2. Each of them may have different application pool: .NET 1.1 .NET 2.0 .NET 3.5 .NET 4.0 What the system account to run all ...
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When IIS rewrite rule fails it triggers or moves on to a 2nd rewrite rule

Windows 2008 Server: IIS 7.5 I want to construct a rewrite and redirect rule so that if it fails, (can't find the page because the condition is not met, or perhaps page does not exist) another rule is ...
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Allow (and correct the URL) when there is a special character such as %26 using IIS and the rewrite module

I'm struggling with a legacy app that uses special characters like %26 in the URL. The characters don't affect the app but can't be changed, so I'm trying to get IIS to deal with them. I've tried ...
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Redirect rule to new site still requires old site to be active

I have two websites being served on IIS 7.5 Windows Server 2008, with one site (projects.com) recently moved so that it now sits under the 2nd site (mainsite.org). This sub-site has numerous resources ...
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How to create subdomain link to SQL Server 2008

I would like to know how to create a subdomain that is a link to an SQL Server database. I have Windows Server 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2008. I have a static IP on the Windows server, and I have a ...
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Is there an easier/programmatic way to migrate HTML forms to an IIS7 server?

Normal HTML pages work fine on an IIS7 server as do ASP pages. However when I try to add a HTML form and after clicking on the submit button, I receive the error: The HTTP verb POST used to access ...
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IIS Not Accepting Active Directory Login Credentials

I have an ASP.NET web form using Microsoft's boilerplate Active Directory login page, set up exactly as suggested. Windows Authentication is activated on the "Default Website" and "MyWebsite" levels, ...
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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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How do I configure IIS 7.5 to allow using a network share as an image src?

I have a web application that will be used internally that points to images on a network drive. It works when I test it in VS, but the images don't load once published. I'm sure it's a setting in ...
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Server Side Includes that work in HTML and PHP with IIS 7 on Windows Server 2008

We currently have SSI set up to work in our HTML pages as follows <!--#INCLUDE file="/includes/header.inc"--> We also use PHP on our server, and are trying to avoid creating two separate ...
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What's wrong with this redirect rule set? (IIS7)

I use IIS7, and say for example my site's URL is: http://example.com Here is what I am trying to accomplish: All web pages go to WWW version. All HTTPS pages redirect to HTTP protocol except for ...
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Naked domain to “www” redirect in Windows Server 2008

I have a Windows server. I have several websites hosted on my server. Currently, I can only visit these websites if I include "www" (e.g., www.techtint.com). I want the naked form of the URL to ...
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How to track hot-linking of image types in IIS7

I don't want to block hot-linking on my site; it's not that big a deal. However, Google Analytics doesn't show me referrers to png/gif/jpg content; I don't have any statistics on the load generated ...
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IIS 7 URL Rewrite Rule using query string variable

Trying to create a URL Rewrite rule for IIS 7.5 to read the query string parameter and redirect requests to a new URL structure - for example: http://www.example.com/people/profile.aspx?dw to a new ...
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How to make a web service (.asmx) available to the public through IIS w/ SSL?

Situation: I have written a .asmx web service that I have gotten to work on GoDaddy, hosted in IIS. I now need to get this web service to be available to the public in IIS, but from our local web ...
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How to make live site updates without affecting users?

My company has an e-commerce website which I constantly keep updating the website for. The problem is whenever I push out some stuff to the live site, like user controls page, the Application Pool ...
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Win Svr 08 R2 - IIS 7.5 - All sites went down after change without full privlidges

Server: Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard SP 1 - 64bit IIS: 7.5 3 websites hosted from these locations: D:\WebApplications\TestAccessManager D:\WebApplications\dg D:\WebApplications\TestVM All ...
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Permanent redirect domain to www subdomain without web.config

I've just set up a site via 1and1 and have run into an issue, I want to accomplish the simple task of redirecting the root domain to the www sub domain however due to complications I cant seam to ...
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Installshield in VS2012 and deployment of web application in IIS7.5

I deployed a web application in IIS 7.5 using installshield. But after deploying the site I am facing below error on accessing the site from URL. HTTP Error 403.14 - Forbidden The Web server is ...
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http://www.mysite.com/c/v to display different domain:http://www.myothersite.com/c/v

My site is written in asp.net using C#/MVC 4.5, and is hosted on Windows Server 2008, IIS7. # It has the following route https://mysite.com/c/v. When the user types in https://www.myothersite/c/v, I ...
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Redirect multiple cctld's subdomains to tld subdomain

I have a site I use for development testing on one of our development servers, it is hosted at dev.domain.com. I basically want to have www.domain.com, www.domain.ca, fr.domain.ca all point to ...
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Port numbers for SSL

We have an existing web site with HTTP on port 80 and HTTPS on port 443. I'm adding a second site to that now, and from what I understand, I cannot host two sites on the same SSL port. So my ...
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IIS 7.5 site is stopped, but it still responds to requests with 404 errors

What you'd expect when you select a site in the IIS console and choose the "stop" button is that all bound ports would stop responding, right? That's what it did in earlier versions of IIS, at least. ...
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Setting UP IIS for www access

I have server that I connect to via Remote Access. On it I have IIS7 and a web application that works. The server itself has an static ip address that I can ping, also I set up filezilla server and I ...
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MVC4 App opens with directory listing and gives a 404 for any direct URL's entered in the browser

I've just deployed a previously (on my local IIS) working MVC4 app to IIS 7.5 on the dev server. After tweaking this and that - one knows how these things get forgotten - the app finally launches, but ...
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Redirecting requests to a subfolder

We have multiple WordPress installations on our IIS7 (Windows Server 2008) Server as follows: http://www.example.com/site_one http://www.example.com/site_two http://www.example.com/site_three These ...
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How to handle CNAME host redirect to virtual directory?

I have an internal website and virtual directory http://server2012/logs. I created a CNAME on my DNS server as LOGS -> server2012. I would like to set it up so that http://LOGS redirects to ...
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301 redirect bulk aspx URLs on IIS

We recently relaunched an old ASPX site as a new Drupal site on the same domain. No 301 redirect was implemented. I have outputted a list of 1000 URLs that need to be 301 redirected. Most of the ...
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IIS 7.5 setting error page with iis stopped

Can you set a custom Error page if IIS is stopped or recycling for an extended period of time?
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Tuning WebServer Response -

I have this sam e question on StackOverflow and I was advised to ask it here hoping for more information. Here is the question: I am in rather unfavorable situation. I have aspdotneststore front ...
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IIS - HTTP Redirect all requests for one virtual directory to another

How do I set up an HTTP Redirect rule to redirect all requests for a virtual directory to another virtual directory, when I don't know the hostname or complete URL, and cannot use the URL Rewrite ...
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Adding an ASP website in IIS7.5 on Windows 7

I'm trying to add an ASP website under IIS 7.5 on Windows 7 and am having no luck so far. This site is just for me to hit locally. I need to make some changes to some of the HTML in some of the ASP ...
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Google Analytics on a web farm?

Is it possible to use Google Analytics on a web farm so that it collects stats on what happened on each server in the farm? eg: Instead of visits, show visits per server (helps us check the load ...
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How to redirect a old URL using web.config (IIS)

I'm still very new to using URL rewrites and redirects and I'm having some problems on something I thought was quite simple... I've just rebuilt a website and want to redirect the old URLs to the new ...
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IIS7 as site title

When I search for my website on google both the title and description are showing as IIS7, how can I change this to a proper description?
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Links in my site have been hacked

In my site I prefix the images and links with the domain of the site for better SEO using the code below: public static string GetHTTPHost() { string host = ""; if ...
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Can web applications running on IIS7 Windows Server 2008 R2 be forced to immediately detect changes to hosts file?

We have several web applications running on several load-balanced servers. We want to have our web applications communicate with each other without first traversing outside the load balancer. For ...
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How do I use IIS7 rewrite to redirect requests for (HTTP or HTTPS):// (www or no-www) .domainaliases.ext to HTTPS://maindomain.ext

I have multiple domain names assigned to the same site and I want all possible access combinations redirected to one domain. In other words whether the visitor uses http://domainalias.ext or ...
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Redirect a URL to another URL with IIS 7.5

I have no idea why this isn't working. I've tried creating map rules and then rewriting and redirecting the URL. I've tried just redirecting it with a simple rewrite rule and no matter what, the only ...
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Problem on application with ASP in IIS 7.5 with Oracle 11g [closed]

We have an application developed with .Net on server 2008 R2 and IIS 7.5 which is linked liked to Oracle 11g on another server. Our problem is that we lose the service every two or three or more. The ...
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Converting web.config from IIS6 to IIS7 format

I'm a bit stuck, kinda been lumbered with a website developed over a year ago. The company that designed it and the company that own it dont now speak so I have been lumbered with trying to get it to ...