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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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 ...
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Masking a redirection in IIS7

My tools: IIS7 1 x Windows 2008 Server IIS URL Rewrite Module 2 (installed) My requirement: Mask the redirection of www.bob.com to www.abc.com/bob/index.html - the end user should not see the ...
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Disable default error pages/error messages in IIS

I have this web application (ASP.Net MVC 3) that on certain conditions returns a custom JSON string with a HTTP status code for an error (403, 415, 500). It is deployed on a Win 2008 R2 server with ...
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Active Directory auto login to website for domain users

I am putting together an Intranet for a company - I have set up authentication to get into the Intranet from a login box linked to AD via LDAP/ However the client wants (if possible) to have users ...
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How can IIS 7.5 have the error pages for a site reset to the default configuration?

A mishap occurred with web.config to accommodate a subsite existing. I made use of “<location path="." inheritInChildApplications="false">”. Essentially it was a workaround put in place for ...
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Where does one find syntax descriptions for IIS URL Rewrite condition input variables?

The need to understand what the variable represents and also perhaps examples of what it contains would be helpful. I've seen such postings for URL Rewrite of Apache in the documentation, but nothing ...
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Best way to redirect in IIS

We have a website that has two URLs (one for the US side and another for the Canadian side which is then broken into Canadian English and Canadian French). For the purposes of my question, I will ...
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Different behaviour with windows authentication on IIS7 websites

I need to run a website with just windows authentication. Given the following situation: The location of the default website is: c:\inetpub\wwwroot The location of my code is: c:\Sites\WebApp My ...
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What are reasons some people can't access a website while most others can?

I have a .NET MVC 3 Website hosted on a Server 2008 r2 VPS. The site only uses SSL 3.0 connections, so if you connect using HTTP it will bump you up to HTTPS. The site is for a small company, just for ...
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Allow directory listing for subdirectories only

I am using webspace hosted on IIS 7.5 (according to phpinfo() ). Currently, I am enabling directory listings for a directory and all its subdirectories by placing a web.config like <location ...
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How to restrict a incoming URL from Google Search link only for a certain File in a Folder of my application

Google Search displays a link to a file in my application, which is located in a certain folder structure. I would appreciate if someone help me in knowing how google picked up this file in its ...
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prevent IIS from executing scripts in a specific directory

I have a php web application that allows file uploads to a specific directory. I would like to prevent the execution of any file that is uploaded into that directory whether it is ASP, PHP, or ...
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IIS 7 Require SSL automatically redirect to https://

I've configured IIS 7 to require SSL. I'm wondering if I can automatically redirect non-ssl requests to be encrypted. For example, if a user types in http://domain.com, can IIS redirect the request ...
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IIS and content caching

I'm a web developer and administer of a Windows 2008R2 Cloud Instance with IIS 7. I recently made an update to our website, but when I revisited the website, the website was being viewed with old ...
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In IIS what is the difference between rewrite rules managed by URL Rewrite Module versus those only in web.config?

In IIS what is the difference between rewrite rules managed by URL Rewrite Module versus those which are only in the web.config file and do not appear in the URL Rewrite Module? Using the URL Rewrite ...
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Long time to first byte for static content

I have large time to first byte for static content on IIS 7.5, it's not site specific it's slow for all sites on that server. Web.config setting runAllManagedModulesForAllRequests is set to false, and ...
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Dynamically rewrite URLs upon the user's selection - is it possible?

In my PHP based web application, there's a form that generates a URL according to the user's selection. The form has 7 different fields, each one of them affects the final URL, none of them is ...
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Mail server for every website on IIS

I'm using Windows 7 x64 and IIS 7 to serve several websites. What I want to do is set-up a mail server for every domain name (like in Linux hostings), and web-interface for example ...
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How to redirect pages during the maintenance to home page?

I have IIS 7 website. I need to redirect users during maintenance time to home page from other sub pages within site. for example if user request http://www.mysite.com/products/234 I need system ...
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IIS 7: Masking real domain

I have a website with 2 languages. website.local/fr and website.local/en How can I redirect: myfrweb.com to website.local/fr and myenweb.com to website.local/en keeping the myenweb.com or ...
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IIS 7.5 - HTTP Redirect and URL Rewrite

my goal is to give the users a friendly url like appname-help which should point to a sharePoint wiki site where we create the help content, the SharePoint url is ugly and long, something like: ...
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Temporary redirect to another website

I'm thinking during maintenance time at my website instead of showing "Maintenance Page" redirect to the same idea site. It takes some time up to 1 hour And I'm thinking to use temporary redirect. ...
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Is there a SEO benefit of a 'reverse canonical redirect' back to the 'friendly' URL?

As far as I understand, you should have a single URL to access a given page on a website to prevent duplicate issues. With this in mind I have setup IIS7 Rewrite to point my friendly URLs to my .aspx ...
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IIS7.5 + Wordpress + Restrict Access to wp-login.php by client IP address

I am moving from an Apache host to IIS. One of my sites in Wordpress (running Multi-site) which give me multiple blogs. I have moved all my rules from my .htaccess to the Microsoft URL ReWrite module. ...
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How to move IIS7 site from one server to another

What is the process to copy an entire .NET website from one server to another server? Both sites are running Windows Server 2008, IIS7, and SQL 2008? The base site is the live site The new site is ...
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What is a free and easy to use IIS 7 log viewer?

I have raw IIS 7 logs I'd like to look at. An excel type view where I can sort by columns is fine for now.
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How can I stop 404s from favicon.ico without a favicon.ico?

How can I stop requests for favicon.ico without having a favicon.ico? It wastes resources serving a 404 and fills up logs with 404s. Right now I put in a dummy favicon.ico file but I would prefer a ...
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How to forward a domain on IIS on windows 7

Briefly my question is about combining my registered domain with the websites listening on port 80/8080 on my server. I have a web server IIS on windows 7 and two web sites listening on port 80 and ...
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IIS 7.5 Compression is not working when loading the page on a local computer

If I try to access our website inside our servers using the remote desktop connection. YSlow and PageSpeed is reporting that our website are compressed. But If I try to access our website in my local ...
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Forward .html/.htm to .php with .config

I'm moving a site from my linux hosted server to a client's windows hosted server. The .htaccess file no longer works and I'm told that windows servers use .config . How can I forward all users ...
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General website publishing questions involving domain forwarding issue

Even though I have been having a certain level of knowledge and experience about web development I have never interested in obtaining a domain and publishing a website from my own server. Since today ...
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How to log the ASP pages requested during a particular time span?

I have a web application build in ASP and is hosted on IIS7 windows server 2008. Each day CPU level increases and the application stops responding (ASP pages don't load for ever, however an HTML page ...
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How to redirect domain.com to www.domain.com with DNS and IIS?

How can I redirect example.com to www.example.com using DNS / IIS? I wish to do this for an asp.net web site to prevent duplicate contents (Bad for SEO). I had 2 a record in dns (Windows Server ...
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How to setup site for no www

The company I'm working at handles the hosting our self. We got www.domain.com up now and we want to make the domain.com to work as well. We use IIS7. I have seen some articles and found one with URL ...
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Is it correct to have domains with more than 3 levels?

I've been arguing for some time about this topic, now I'd like the opinion of professionals. My point is that a domain should be made of 2 or 3 levels at most, like: mysite.com blog.mysite.com ...
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Download Link for Custom File Type

I have a client that wants to make their products firmware files available for download on their website. The firmware files have a custom extension: .bi2. The client wants the files to be downloaded ...
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Which event log file does IIS 7 app pool log to

Which event log files does the IIS 7.0 Application Pool Recycling log to? I want to check out at what time the default app pool automatically recylces.
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Host Change - What is a good method for testing SSL before pointing DNS at new host?

Version 1 of a web application is on an old Host. Version 2 is on a new host, operating on a test domain. At launch, we will point the official domain at the new host. However, I would like to ...
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How to change the listening port on IIS 7 web application?

I have an apache running on port 80, I want to move my Web Applications to *:8080 But I don't remember how. I've seen this link but Edit Bindings isn't in my options list. Not even in Basic Settings ...
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Wordpress blog in subdirectory of ASP.NET webforms application

I am trying to setup a Wordpress blog to run in the subdirectory of an ASP.NET wbforms application so I can have http://www.myapplication.com/blog I have Wordpress running on IIS 7 fine as it's own ...
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Why doesn't Firefox cache my images and CSS

I am using IIS7, I have already set up the following. But when I run Firefox it seems not to cache any of my images even with "remember history" set. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> ...
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How do I run a subdirectory on a separate server?

I have a site, www.domain.com. I want to set up a blog which runs on a separate server than the main site, and have it available a the domain www.domain.com/blog. How would I go about doing this? If ...
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IIS7 Serving .mp4s, not playable on iOS devices

I've added the proper MIME type to the server, made sure it applies to not only the specific site but even the all of server's sites. The file is accessible and playable in my browser (Chrome) but ...
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IIS 7.0 free hosting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? i'm looking for a a website that offers free hosting on IIS 7.0 or IIS 7.5 other than Somee. Does anyone know such a ...
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SSL Certificate and IP Binding

I try to setup SSL on my server for only one web site (I have few there using IIS7). I bought an SSL certificate, installed it but when I come to bind I don't have to option to specify the host ...