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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Will http to https rewrite rule affect SEO ranking?

I recently started serving all my pages over https instead of http. I did so using this rewrite rule: <rule name="force https" stopProcessing="true"> <match url="(.*)" /> ...
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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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IIS7 webpage redirect question

Noob question here. I searched, but couldn't quite find anything that would explain how to do this. I'm using IIS7 on a 2 server web farm with traffic being load balanced to either of the two servers. ...
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File name causing havoc with default file configuration on Parallels Plesk

I just bought a GoDaddy deluxe hosting account with unlimited storage and stuff, running IIS on Parallels Plesk. Now, my webmaster developed a website for me which is running an SQL-based web ...
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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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Why does my IIS virtual directory serve folders but not files?

I have a network share (say, \\mysite\myshare) being served by an IIS 7.5 virtual directory at (say) http://www.example.com/myshare. From a web browser, I can click & navigate every folder and ...
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Common Header & Footer for HTML Site

I'm about to re-work an old HTML-based site and would like to separate out the header and footer of the content into separate files as they'll be common to all pages. The current site author just ...
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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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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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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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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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Can I configure external content to be served publicly in a folder on a subdirectory that is normally internal?

So I get an email from my boss saying that our VP would really like to use our subdomain.companyname.com/portal for a vendor. Keep in mind that I host "subdomain" now internally and that vendor is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Does IIS 7.5 use a separate “AppDomain” for each subdomain?

Within an IIS worker process, separate sites (i.e. domains) run in their own app domain. I have a site example.com which has a wildcard DNS record (i.e. *.example.com pointed to an IP.) Will ...
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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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Force HTTPS using 301 Redirect on IIS7 gets 401.1 Error

I've got a site that is using an Execute URL in the 403.4 error page slot that calls a page named forcessl.aspx. Here's the contents of the file: strWork = Replace(strQUERY_STRING, "http", ...
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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 Request Filtering

I keep getting 404.7 (FILE_EXTENSION_DENIED) on a sub directory I have under my Default Web Site. Request Filtering allows htm and html files on the server level and the site level. A few months ...
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Setup Etherpad on a IIS7 machine with Port 80

I downloaded Etherpad for Windows On IIS7 Server I've created the directory "etherpad" and now I want to access from external. But while IIS Service is working on Port 80 the etherpad service is ...
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Pointing domain to VPS webserver

I am hosting a webserver using IIS on my VPS and I have a domain through godaddy, how would I go about forward my domain to the webserver without mirroring the site using A records.
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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 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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Can I redirect a root site under IIS to a subdirectory, without affecting other applications?

I'm running IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008R2. I currently run a site at the root of mydomain.edu. I also have a variety of applications (e.g., mydomain.edu/calendar, mydomain.edu/research, ...
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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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What does an empty list of “IP Address and Domain Restrictions” mean?

In IIS 7 for a certain subfolder of a web application. Does an empty list imply a "deny all" or an "allow all"?
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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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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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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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Separate “Editor” domain for single Plone Site

We currently run our Plone site across two servers, one (our DB server) that hosts the Data.fs & blobstorage and only runs the Zeoserver, and another (our App server) that runs four clients which ...
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URL rewrite - Cross domain javascript

I have a site site.domain1.com that needs to launch content from another domain - content.domain2.com but I encounter cross-domain JS issues when doing this directly. I basically need to make ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...