IIS is the acronym for Internet Information Services, the webserver provided by Microsoft.

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How to log username in Apache logs?

I need some help regarding how to log the user-name into apache logs. I'm building a use-case for Security Information Event Management. Is the method the same in case of IIS or just applicable to ...
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How can I prevent Googlebot from indexing web service URL's?

I have a problem with googlebot and bingbot accessing our web service. We have a search application created in aspx that is integrated into a drupal website. Users perform searches based on postal ...
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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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IIS Rewright from www to HTTPS

If I use mywebsite.com IIS will do as expected and redirect it to https://mywebsite.com. If I use http://mywebsite.com IIS will do as expected and redirect it to https://mywebsite.com. But, if I use ...
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How do I go about assigning my computer to my domain name?

I've just registered a domain name, just to test how uploading a website works (I've made heaps, but never uploaded one), and I am unsure of where to go next. I wish to use my own personal computer ...
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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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URL rewriting via forward proxy

I have an app that runs inside my firewall and talks out to multiple end points via HTTP/HTTPS on a non-standard port e.g. http://endpoint1.domain.com:7171, http://endpoint2.domain.com:7171 What I ...
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Undefined 404's not logging

Our custom 404 page sends us Emails to notify us of broken links. We've been lately getting emails with such a missing page: http://domain.com/undefined However, no log entries (IIS) exist on that ...
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IIS executes “malicious.asp;.txt” as ASP file. What the?

I investigated a situation where 300+ websites hosted on an IIS server were pwned by a hacker. Investigation led me to a text file that contained malicious ASP-classic code. The file was named ...
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What is the advantage of increasing “maximum worker processes” in IIS?

What is the advantage of upping the "Maximum Worker Processes" from the default of 1 in IIS? Given that it seems any worker process can reply to a request from a single client (ie they are not ...
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Where can i get MatrixStats?

I run several IIS web servers and want to install some sort of log reader. A lot of the big boys use MatrixStats, however a good hard Google has come up blank on who makes it and/or where I can get ...
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web.config to redirect except some given IPs

I'm looking for a web.config which is equivalent as the .htaccess file below. <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{REMOTE_HOST} !^123\.123\.123\.123 RewriteCond ...
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IIS Rewrite Module 2.0 question

If I have to install "IIS Rewrite Module 2.0" on my machine for it to work, since my web site runs on a shared web server, does that mean that my host has to have this installed in order for it to ...
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Handling URL Rewrite in IIS5

On an older server, using IIS5, I have an error handling page which for some missing pages uses Server.Transfer to load other pages based on a database. The pages all work for a browser but some ...
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Why can I (and a lot of people) access my website normally but some users can't?

I bought my domain name and registered it with ASmallOrange. Next, I bought a VPS server with SoftSysHosting. I went on the CPanel of ASmall orange and set the domains to point to my server's IP ...
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IIS isn't propagating domain

I called GoDaddy and verified my settings for the two IPs as follows. ns1.asezo.com = xx.xx.xx.15 ns2.asezo.com = xx.xx.xx.16 Then I set the NAMESERVERs of asezo.com to the ns1/ns2 above, which ...
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How can I set the default page for an https request?

We have a website which has a Virtual Directory containing the secure portion of the website. If users come to http://www.mydomain.com, they should get directed to default.aspx of the main site, but ...
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IIS Dynamic IP Restrictions Module and Googlebot

I consider using IIS Dynamic IP Restrictions Module in order to make it hard for DoS (Denial of Service) attacks. But I am not sure how that would work out for search engine bots like Googlebot. Any ...
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Installing Wordpress on LAMP server but Using a Directory on Windows Server

The main site is running on a windows server. I want to install and run wordpress from a LINUX box at the following Directory. example.com/blog/ What is the most suitable method to make this work? ...
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SSL 128bit… Why not 256bit

Have set up an SSL certificate for a new site, and in checking with the browser, the SSL states it's encrypted with 128bit encryption. I have tried with the latest versions of Chrome, IE9 and FF, all ...
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Web form losing POST values in a proxy environment

I have an ASP.NET form (a login page), when I POST the values to the server (windows, IIS 6), the request passes through a proxy and the POST pareameters end up getting lost and ultimately the page ...
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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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Protecting a webpage with an authentication form

I have created an employee webpage with a lot of company info, links, etc., but I want to protect the page because it contains some confidential company information. I am running IIS7.5 on Windows ...
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How to have my customized extension?

I have recently found a .htaccess trick in which I can remove file extension from the URL, example.com/file.html looks like example.com/file Now my humor says that I can replace any extension to my ...
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Lost permission for anyone to access my websites

Yesterday I mysteriously lost the permission to remote desktop to my Windows 2008 server as Administrator. At the same time when trying to access my website I got a window up prompting me for a user ...
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Force SSL on IIS site with NT authentication

We recently implemented SSL on our reseller portal and have been receiving complaints about needing to log in twice. This is of course because they bookmarked the site before we had SSL so their ...
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Multiple Domains, SEO and redirections

I work for an ecommerce company which sells a core product, and am currently working on a site for a client. For this particular website, we've purchased a number of other domains (aside from the main ...
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How to add Default Document in a Windows Shared Hosting

I have a shared hosting plan where I have hosted my WordPress blog Now each time I want to access the page I have to type index.php after the domain name. If I try to access it without using ...
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routing or redirecting www.example.com to example.com with IIS

What's the safest, and most effective way of redirecting traffic from the www.example.com to example.com or vice versa with IIS?
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Help regarding ugrading iis on windows xp

i am right now on windows xp and iis v5.1, Can i upgrade this to IISv6.0 on windows xp, is it supported. IF so where should i download the installation file for it.
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URL redirection to same domain on different server

We have existing domain on non-IIS server and now we have moved it to IIS server. Client want us to redirect the URL from existing server to new server with same domain name. We will modify the ...
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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 can I turn on compression for my IIS 7 web sites?

I am using IIS7 and trying to optimize as much as possible. I had one suggestion about compression but I am not sure how to turn this on. I am familiar with making changes to Web.Config but not sure ...
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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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Unable to download microsoft excel files from a IIS SSL site

The web master at my corporation added SSL to the web site and now none of my users can download Microsoft word and xcel files the sites generates. According to Microsoft the following must be down. ...
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How to map URL to IP?

I'm completely ignorant when it comes to hosting. Suppose I have a web application up and running on IIS 6.0 locally, and then I publish it (somehow?) I assume the site will be accessible from ...
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IIS website resolve to IP

IIS newb. In IIS How do I get my website to resolve to an IP address as well as it's associated domain name? It currently resolves through the domain but I also need to able to view it via the IP.
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Does installing PHP using the Microsoft IIS Web Platform Installer require a restart?

Does installing PHP using the Microsoft IIS Web Platform Installer require a restart? I don't want downtime. But I don't want to manually install it either.
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Google Webmaster Tools says my XML sitemap “appears to be an HTML page”

We're running a lot of sites and we've started to get a lot of these errors in Webmaster Tools: Sitemap is HTML Your Sitemap appears to be an HTML page. Please use a supported sitemap format ...
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Several sub domains pointing to one folder. Fasthosts problem

I have a ASP.net website e.g. www.website.com. The idea is that you will go to the URL 'yourname.website.com' and my site will request the name from the sub domain, process it and change the content ...
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Can I get IIS to treat some .shtml files as .php files?

I want to be able to get IIS to interpret SHTML files (only in a specific directory) as PHP, and interpret the rest as SHTML. If so, then how?
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Unchecked read permissions for folder to password protect but now get 500(Internal Server Error)

I unchecked the read permissions for a folder I have on a Godaddy Windows shared host that I want password protected and it worked first time but since going back I get 500 (Internal Server) Error. ...
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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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full environment for development and production web site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? is there any hosting that gives you full environment for development and production web site including IIS,Sql ...
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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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Blogging platform for private/family blog? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I am trying to setup a blog to be used for our family. This blog will not be open to the public and family members ...
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Website Panel does it affect existing sites?

Has any one used Website Panel? Does it affect sites all ready running under IIS?
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Displaying the same page, no matter what URI

We have moved a webapplication and would like to display a message in the old IIS. Let's say that the application was in http://oldserver/appname/. How do I make sure that our moved.html is displayed ...
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aspnet_regiis -lk is not listing the site I need

I am trying to release a site to run under framework 4 on a server that also hosts framework 2 sites. By default the App has defaulted to framework 2, but when I try to change it's framework to 4 I ...
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URL Rewrite http to https EXCEPT files in a specific subfolder

I am trying to force all traffic on my web site to use HTTPS, using the URL Rewrite 2.0 module added to IIS 7.5. I got that working and now have a need to exclude a couple of pages from using SSL. So ...