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

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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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OpenSTV Integration configuration on Windows IIS server

Although this involves a Drupal site, the question is more at the server level, I think. BACKGROUND: Site uses modules "Election" and "Election OpenSTV Integration, the latter one being involved in ...
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IIS Reverse Proxy Failing on .svc pages and some other pages, works fine for plain html

Software situation: I have a public facing IIS site which needs to communicate to another site through a reverse proxy server. The other site is a SOAP API, with a couple of pages that assist in ...
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How can you diagnose the cause of slowness for some users but not all?

We are getting reports from a handful of users that our web application is loading very slowly for them. So slowly that many of their page requests are timing out. The majority of our users are ...
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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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Multiple Website's - VPS Windows8 (IIS) - Domainname on namecheap.com

I have 3 domains on namecheap.com but i can only get one to work with my VPS. I think from what i have read so far the solution to my problem is i have to change my host files. I Know where its ...
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Files synced via dropbox cannot be served with IIS because of file permissions

I'm running into the problem of using Dropbox and IIS. I am using the Dropbox Folder Sync plugin to sync a folder outside the Dropbox folder. They are synced into my inetpub\root\downloads\ ...
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What HTTP header code does URL-Rewrite return?

If I used the native URL-Rewrite module to rewrite (not redirect) a URL, does it return 302, 301, or 200? Is this method OK to use for a permanent URL rewrite? Here is sample code for the redirect: ...
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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 set site specific Error Log files in PHP under IIS

On Apache, vhosts can be configured with their own error log file, like so: ErrorLog "my-site-log-dir/error_log.log" How would this be done when hosting PHP under IIS?
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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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Why doesn't FireFox cache my JavaScript file?

I've been trying to figure out why Firefox does not cache my JavaScript file. I don't have this issue with Chrome or IE. Here is what my server's Response Header looks like: ...
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Teamcity configuration on iis

I'm pretty new for this Plesk think. Today i have brought a domain and a vps. Vps came with plesk installed. I added my Example.com ci.example.com (as subdomain) domains to plesk and my iis. When i ...
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How to have website (on IIS) return code 503 yet still provide local development

How could I have my website running on IIS return the HTTP Header Code of 503 to the public, and at the same time be able to allow developer to continue developing it locally? For example, if I use ...
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Can't access website from same network

I've setup IIS locally to host a website. I've created a free NOIP account so I can access it with a domain name. It's temporary, so I plan to assign a real domain to it later. I setup port ...
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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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Install my own software on VPS

I didn't have VPS before, I wanna know can I install any software on VPS? For example if I buy Windows VPS can I install Apache on that instead of Microsoft IIS?
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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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IIS7 not having access to web.config

I have published a .net 4.0 web app. I am trying to configure IIS7 to show my app and I created a new application pool with .net framework 4.0 configuration. Then, I created a new app and pointed to ...
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Apache/ISS equivalent

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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Change Subdomain follow IP Country?

I have something don't know to do it. I want to config domain when the User go to my website, system is catching IP Country of user and auto change my subdomain from www.mysite.com/index.aspx to ...
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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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Redirect URL ending with dot

I submitted my site's URL to my workplace's printed newsletter and when I get the printed version, they added a dot to the end of it. Some people will realize that the period is not a part of the URL ...
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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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Canonicalization for www/non-www URLs and IP/domain on a Windows server

I have checked my website using this SEO tool and the results report 2 issues: Test your site for potential URL canonicalization issues. Canonicalization describes how a site can use slightly ...
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IIS 7.5 and authenticating client certificates

I am trying to understand if the functionality I am seeing is how client certs and SSL is supposed to work, or if I've done something wrong. I have a site running under IIS 7.5 that is using a cert ...
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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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IIS with multiple roots

Can IIS7 be setup to have many roots? Say I have a local server on our LAN called jupiter. Staff can view their sites via a folder structure such as http://jupiter/staff/karen. While this works ok, ...
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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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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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WebPermission problem with GoDaddy hosting

I purchased a Windows web host from godaddy.com. When I want to use an email verification component (that wants to connect to the Internet) on my host, I get an error related to Web Permission denied ...
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How can I get access logs from TMG? (e.g,. GET method requests)

I'm using QRadar as a SIEM solution. I want to integrate TMG logs so that I can obtain/search GET requests with specific extensions (e.g., .jpg, .html, .php). I know in Apache you can get this ...
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Web.config WordPress rewrite rules next to Magento

I've installed Magento on IIS in folder: E:\mydomain\wwwroot (I already have it all running correctly). I have no deeper folder magento, I placed all files directly in the wwwroot folder, so: ...
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IIS MIME type for XML content

recently a third party plugin I'm using to display online magazines stopped working on mobile devices. According to their help page, this happens for people serving with IIS. Their solution is to set ...
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How to I remove auto generated frameset in IIS?

I have a website where a redirect has been setup to use a frameset. For example. My main site is x-site.com There is a redirect setup somewhere so that xsite.com redirects to x-site.com, but it does ...
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DNS: Getting www.example.com set up

I set up a recent (Wordpress) project on Microsoft Azure with a domain from 123-reg. When I set up the DNS servers I am getting example.com is working to the site, but www.example.com isn't and is ...
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70K of 301 redirects

I have a website with about 1.5M pages. I am condensing pages that do not have large amounts of content to improve the quality of the site. As a result I have about 70K pages that I have added a < ...
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Can I set www.something.com to be my AName record

I was just hoping someone could point me in the right direction. I want to have my website hosted which I want to display as www.mydomain.com I also need mydomain.com and blog.mydomain.com to go to ...
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Google searches my old website contents not current content

I have my web application named like www.myweb.com. I used this website over 3 years. Now I have moved my website www.myweb.com in a virtual directory as its new path is www.myweb.com/myweb. When I ...
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How do I configure IIS 7.5 to allow using a network share as an image src?

I have a web application that will be used internally that points to images on a network drive. It works when I test it in VS, but the images don't load once published. I'm sure it's a setting in ...
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Ensuring secure downloads for IIS

One of my customers wants to make sure that when someone downloads a file from their website the file being downloaded is secure from third parties capturing the downloaded information. Their site is ...
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Is there an API or programmatic way to convert “.htaccess” rewrites to “web.config” IIS Rewrites?

I know I can do it in IIS Manager, but I am looking for some programmatic way to do it. We need to do this for customer all the time. So it would be great if there's a programmatic way of doing so.
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Is there any way to debug redirection rules in.htaccess?

I have an .htaccess file with over 200 redirection rules. It seems some of them are conflicting each other. Is there any way to find out which one is responsible of redirect on a particular request? ...
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Resources to learn IIS on Windows Server 2012

I'm trying to learn how to manage IIS on Windows Server 2012 but I'm not sure where to look at. Can someone point out some books, videos, tutorials or other resources about that?
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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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Can Google Analytics cause site stability problems under Windows 2000?

Recently we added the code for Google Analytics to our web site. This code was added to a header.asp root include file that is used in all pages of our entire site. Since this was added we began to ...
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Why can't I connect to a local website remotely?

I set up a web server (for media wiki, specifically) on a computer with a few other functional web sites. I chose port 9191. It works correctly from localhost:9191. When I attempt to view the site ...
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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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Should I create zone for each domain that I want to host on my server

I'm setting up a web hosting on my VPS, I want to host several websites on my vps, I have two domains, domain1.com and domain2.com and a website for each hosted on iis, I know that I should add these ...