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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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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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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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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UCC cert for single IIS7.5 site with multiple domains forwarded via rewrites

We have a site that has 80-some-odd aliases. In other words, each host name's DNS entry points to the same IP address and port number, and when they reach our IIS7.5 server they are forwarded to the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What kind of attack causes a JavaScript 'out of memory' on the attackers device?

We experienced a strange attack yesterday. Our error log picked up the same 'out of memory' JavaScript error from a single IP address every 10 seconds. The requests came from 6 client ports on the ...
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IIS7 301 Redirects - The correct way

We have built a Wordpress site and the clients server is running Windows. I personally have never worked with a Windows server. I am trying to get the 301 redirects to work. So far I have had no ...
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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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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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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 ...