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 example.com to www.example.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 ...
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Hide a file showing up in google search [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to protect PDF file from indexing? Hi guys, Really basic question here I'm sure - I'm not a webmaster however am thrown into it sometimes!! We have a particular ...
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How to avoid DotNetNuke with another ASP.NET application conflicts

Web have the following scenario: A generic web developed using DotNetNuke A b2b web application developed using ASP.NET + Silverlight What we want to do is the following: When a client goes to ...
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DOwnload file from IIS7 server with # in file name

I'm running IIS 7 web server and getting an error 404 when trying to download a file with a # symbol anywhere in the file name. http://www.server.com/files/my#filename.doc <-- does not download ...
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Huge difference in visits/hits between IIS logs and google analytics

I use google analytics to monitor visitors access, and I am very happy with it, easy to use blabla, you name it :) Few days ago I copied IIS logs from website and used free/evaluation commercial log ...
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Force hostname for request

I have a web server running Apache HTTPD 2.2 serving as a reverse proxy for my IIS 7.5 server. This worked fine, until I wanted to use OpenID (using DotNetOpenAuth). Since DotNetOpenAuth throws an ...
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Configuring IIS7 404 page when using IIS7 urlrewrite module

I've got custom errors to work for .aspx page like: www.domain.com/whateverdfdgdfg.aspx But, when no .aspx url is requested, (like http://www.domain.com/hfdkfdh4545) it results in an error: HTTP ...
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Migrate ASP.Net web site from IIS6 to IIS7

I have to migrate an ASP.Net web site from IIS6 to IIS7. I tried to copy the all files for a web site from IIS6 (c:\inetpub\wwwroot\MySite) to another box with Windows Server 2008 R2 where IIS7 is ...
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Please explain some of the features of URL Rewrite module for a newbie

I am learning to use the IIS Rewrite module and some of the "features" listed in the page is confusing me. It would be great if somebody could explain them to me and give a first hand account of when ...
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Joomla 1.6 URL rewrite on IIS7 (removing /index.php/)

Joomla 1.6 was released today and I'm wondering if anyone knows how to get rid of the /index.php/ part? How link looks now: http://www.example.org/index.php/stuff How link would look after URL ...
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Self hosted Web Analytics like urchin

I would like some cheap/free web analytic software to be used on my windows server (Server 2008). urchin seems to be way expensive. please provide me some good recommendations.
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How to redirect calls from http://svn.example.com to http://dev.example.com:8443?

How to redirect calls from http://svn.example.com to http://dev.example.com:8443? Should I be asking our Cisco networking guy to set this up (and if so, what do I tell him to do?), or should I be ...
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Building an intranet

I'm researching for a project I'm going to be doing at work on the side... I work for a small hospital and we recently upgraded all the browsers inside our intranet to IE8 (Goodbye 6 :). We have a ...
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IIS XML encoding seems to be wrong

We are moving our web application from Apache 2.0 to IIS 7. Everyhing is fine with UTF-8 encoding, but just one thing. There's a flash movie in the page that reads an xml content (dynamically ...
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Why would a php file return 404 while in the bin directory on IIS7? [closed]

I'm running IIS7 and I have fastCGI installed and php code works just fine normally. Today I added a php file that contained only code an no html markup to the bin directory. And when I try to access ...
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How to disable application pool timeout on IIS7? [closed]

On IIS6, there is a checkbox for this. On IIS7 there isn't. When the App Pool reaches its idle time, it stops. The restart is automatic, when the app is used again, however it takes 1-4 seconds to ...
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What can you do to speed up IIS 7 web sites?

Turn on compression and you'll see immediate performance improvements, likewise if you enable caching for complex web apps. What other configuration options you can change to improve performance? do ...