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

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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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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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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 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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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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How can I redirect all my files on old URLs to new URLs on IIS?

I've been looking and trying out different pieces of code for months to no avail. Most of what I have found is for .htaccess, and not for IIS. I have two scenarios: subdomain1.domain.com to ...
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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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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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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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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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Adding pages to IIS Website

Right now I'm using IIS 8.5 to host a few applications (web pages) on the Default Web Site. I add the page as an application, give it an Alias(test) and point it at the folder that holds my web page. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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IIS URL Rewrite - Rewriting subfolders to query strings

I want to redirect any traffic on my website based on the following rule: https://www.example.com/abc -> https://www.example.com/test1.aspx?c=abc https://www.example.com/def -> ...
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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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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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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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IIS sub-domain reverse proxy based on host name

I have a virtual machine in azure running three self hosted applications (not hosted in IIS) on three different ports. I can access them at the urls below: my-server.cloudapp.azure.com:8080 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 page layout becomes broken when moved to live

I want to preface my question with the fact that I'm only a front-end web developer, so please excuse my gross lack of knowledge in this area. My company has three webservers: one for development ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Accessing subdomain redirects to main domain

I have primary domain (https://example.com) and subdomain (http://subdomain.example.com). I have domain-level SSL certificate installed for primary domain (TLD). And I want access my subdomain via ...
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Can this be achieved with a reverse-proxy?

I have a website that was developed and is hosted on a Windows server (Server A). We want to have these Windows hosted pages to show up on another website that is hosted on a Linux server (Server B). ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Getting mediaWiki to work intranet on IIS

I am trying to get mediaWiki to work on windows server 2012r2 using active directory as an intranet only site. I was successfully able to access the webpage on the server however when I try to ...
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IIS URL Rewrite Wildcards

I have some URLs as follows http://localhost/wordpress/latest/joe/12 http://localhost/wordpress/latest/bloggs/14 http://localhost/wordpress/latest/thing/15 I would like to redirect them to ...
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Self hosted Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) application and IIS using 443 on different IPs

I have a server that has self hosted WCF application and IIS installed. Server has two IPs assigned. Is it possible to have the WCF application use 443 on IP1 and IIS use 443 on IP2? WCF binds to ...
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Tracking a 301 redirect for a campaign onto a 3rd party server

So we are running a campaign with a qr code that has some google analytics query strings embedded. We've setup our IIS to do a 301 redirect on the folder that sends the user off to a 3rd party CRM. ...