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

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Throttling specific file types on IIS 10 [migrated]

Wondering if any of you have a file download throttling solution for IIS 10 servers. I see some references to leveraging Media Services for earlier versions of IIS. But I'm not seeing a well-supported ...
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Application Pool Goes Down Very Often and Needs Recycling

I have a C# ASP.NET MVC application (MVC V.4 & .NET Framework 4.5) running on a Windows Server 2008 R2 S.P.1 Datacenter as an application pool and in the last month has started going down every 3 ...
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Does Reverse proxy in IIS effects SEO in any way

I'm creating a website using Angular and have enabled server-side rendering which uses a Node JS server. Our site is deployed on an IIS server. To get content from the Node server we are using a ...
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IIS: Difference between Websites and App Pools when stopping/starting/deploying

I've used IIS here and there for various applications, mostly as a developer that doesn't have to interact with it much. I've never understood the complete distinction between an IIS "Website" and an ...
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Why does everyone prefer SSL Offloading?

I started to setup a Reverse Proxy on Windows Server 2012 R2 with IIS and the AAR module installed (but purely as a Reverse Proxy without load balancing). It was relatively easy to setup a URL Rewrite ...
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Mirror applications in IIS on another failover server

Apologies for my lack of knowledge int his area, but hopefully you guys can help. I have approx 20 .Net MVC applications hosted on a dedicated 2016 server. These sites are all linked to a database on ...
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Temporary domains when when moving applications to new server

I'm currently in the process of moving 20 .Net applications from a dedicated Windows 2008 server to a new 2016 server. How can I ensure the sites are working correctly on a temp domain before I ...
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PHP 7.3 doesn't show in Web Platform Installer (WPI) in IIS 8.5

I have 3 Windows servers, two of them are Windows Server 2012 R2 - IIS 8.5 and the other is Windows Server 2012 - IIS 8.0. I wanted to update to PHP 7.3.x automatically through the Web Platform ...
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Using IIS URL Rewrite module instead of Global.asax for complex redirect rules

We have a legacy ASP.NET website in which complex redirect rules are coded in Global.asax. Actually this logic processes requests with several optional or variable parts like {http|https}://[www.]...
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Does a new permanent rewrite rule supersede old permanent rewrite rule?

Ages ago we included a redirect in web.config to ensure that pages would rewrite to http://www.example.com/ if the user input, say, www.example.comor variants of it. Recently we changed the site so ...
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Old Url will no longer be available, how to redirect to new URL in IIS?

We currently have a site running of 2 URLs OldSite.subdomain.domain.example newSite.newDomain.example There is the talk of getting rid of the 1st URL completely. Is there anything that can be done ...
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Redirect users to web server based on user IP

I have a web server that has windows authentication, I want to disable the windows authentication locally, anyone on the local network can access it without authentication. after long research I have ...
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How can I access https file via https request without 403 forbidden in IIS?

I recently installed a site certificate to secure our website. We sell software and there are many installed users who are using some pre-website change versions of our software. Internally, the ...
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Seeing event logs for nonexistent IIS site id

I'm trying to hunt down some stability and performance issues on an IIS server I inherited. It's a 2012/IIS 6.2 server. Already chased an error with the HTTPERR logs causing sites to hang and hangs ...
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Configure redirects with web.config

have a WP multisite that created the following web.config files at bottom ( works perfectly ). However, how do I create 301 redirects for individual pages in the subsites? ** WP generated web.config ...
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IIS 10 and PHP 7.3 cant upload 4M file in one POST request

I have changed the maxfile size in the php.ini settings, but i do not know how to change it in the IIS 10 config. My hphinfo: I am getting the error 1 in the $_FILE array (which as I understand ...
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IIS Applications Restarting When Root Application is Published

My IIS website has several applications. All the applications, including the application at the site’s root, are ASP.NET applications. When the root application is published (from Visual Studio), not ...
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Shall I use different IP addresses for different websites for SEO? [duplicate]

I have a windows VPS. I already have a website running on it. Its run on a specific IPv4 IP address. Now I want to deploy another two websites on the same server. Now this hosting company offer to ...
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Redirecting a domain works on HTTP but not on HTTPS with IIS server

We built a site for a client to advertise a new block of apartments they had built. The apartments have now all been sold so we have been asked to forward the domain to another domain until there is ...
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IIS URL Rewrite: Pattern starting with forward slash never matches

I am using IIS URL Rewrite and this one has stumped me. I am redirecting a URL with specific subfolder to a new URL. e.g. https://myapp.example.com/customsite1 redirected to https://newsite1-myapp....
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Infinite redirect loop with IIS 8.5 Drupal

After configuring my website, i stuck in a infinite redirect loop. I have 6 domains, example.com is main domain. example1.com, ..., example5.com are forwarding to example.com. Doesn't matter which ...
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Associate a domain with a site in such a way that a security certificate can be installed on IIS 8.5

I can not publish my website (created with Drupal 7) with IIS 8.5 (windows server 2012 r2). I'm forwarding my domain example.com as a frame to http://192.0.2.4/mywebsite (i got static ip). Everything ...
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IIS 10 giving internal error when attempting to redirect to HTTPS

I've looked at innumerable resources on how to set up a HTTP to HTTPS Redirect, but still it doesn't seem to work. Using IIS10 and the URL Rewrite module, here are my steps: I've generated a Self-...
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Show content from a back end server on another host in a Wordpress sub directory without changing the URL

We currently have a bunch of ASP.NET applications which are all accessible through one domain. So www.example.com connects to the main website. www.example.com/documents is a separate application ...
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wp_remote_post and theme update problems using Azure App Service

My business' Wordpress website has gone live in the last week, and I've been using Azure's App Service offering to run it. It's worked like a charm for the most part, but a couple of odd things have ...
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Heroku and 123 Reg showing IIS page only on naked domain

I've got a site set up with SSL that works as expected when manually typing in 'https://example.com' or 'http://example.com'. However, when I navigate to just 'example.com' I get an IIS hosting page. ...
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My WordPress site is slow when I'm not using a VPN

I host a WordPress site which isn't behaving as I'd expect. Its taking an age to load, sometimes timing out before its finished. However, if I have my VPN (PIA) enabled, it loads immediately and is ...
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IIS website only allowing https connection, no http

We are running two websites on IIS (site1.site.example and site2.site.example). Both sites have the same bindings but with different host names (as above), on IP address * and for ports 80 and 443 (...
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web.config redirects only for specific domain

I'm stuck with redirecting for specific domains. The setup consists of azure webapps which bring their own domain *.azurewebsites.net, I want to exclude those from redirecting. For additional domains ...
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IIS HTTP/S rewrite with SSL offloading non-standard local port

I posted this in a different forum and got nothing, so I'm a bit desperate. Here is my scenario: IIS running sites on 80 and 443 - external.foo.com and https://external.foo.com On the same node, a ...
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Re-writing static website in angular 6. Will default 404 route hurt SEO?

Let us say our previous website was a WordPress application with links like example.com/about-us that served up static pages. Well now our application is an Angular 6 SPA being served in IIS through ...
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Method to redirect website subfolder to new website in IIS

We currently have a website, let's call it https://supersystem.example.com We also offer customized versions of the website to clients, in the past we would throw those custom files into a sub3folder ...
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IIS media server tuning (compression cache limit?)

I have an IIS server with hundreds of gigs of static media files (and no dynamic content). I've done what seem to be the usual steps: RAID tuning, reduce logging & debugging, disable unnecessary ...
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Rewrite a directory to different host

I have inherited a website that was working, but another technician broke it, and now I have been hired to fix it. The primary domain is hosted at GoDaddy a very simple html site 25 pages or fewer. ...
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Get a Lets Encrypt SSL certificate through ZeroSSL for a .ovh.net subdomain

I'm trying to set up https connection in one of my API. I normally make requests to my API through this address: http://vps******.ovh.net:8090 I'd like to be able to make HTTPS requests. I use the ...
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HTTP website returns 403.4 even when using Plesk Permanent SEO-safe 301 redirect from HTTP to HTTPS

My domain has a valid and activated "Let's Encrypt!" certificate, and going to https://example.com works as it should and shows as being secure in the browser. Through Plesk Onyx 17.5.3 I have ...
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Does Classic ASP pages called with Querystring parameters are cached by the HTTP-level Kernel cache?

Our company have a website made in Classic ASP, which most of them are static pages. We have enabled Kernal cache for 30 seconds in our web.config file in order to speed-up the displaying of all our ...
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In IIS 7.5, how do you redirect an HTTPS domain to the canonical domain?

So I have a site configured with example.com:80 and www.example.com:80, as well as a certificate for port 443. When a user goes to the www.example.com:80 or 443, which has the SSL certificate ...
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Images work directly in image folder with IIS but give 404 in subfolders of that directory

Hi I need some help with configuring our IIS (8.0) to allow images to be delivered from the image folder and all its subfolders. Our web.config is located in the root. We then serve most files from ...
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Add custom domain on Azure without application restart?

Few months ago Azure started restarting applications when change occurs in custom domains. This behavior is, of course, quite bothersome as, aside of unnecessary restarts, startup on Azure can't ...
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IIS showing 404 error for CakePHP routing prefixes for instance located in subfolder

I have this Single Page Application built using AngularJS that resides in the document root. The SPA communicates with an API built using CakePHP 3.5.x. The CakePHP instance resides in a folder named ...
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Are there settings that must go into the IIS ApplicationHost.config file only?

Are there setting that must go into ApplicationHost.config opposed to into web.config file under the IIS web server? I.e. Are there any settings not allowed in web.config, or can I move all my ...
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Can I configure IIS to use an ASPX page for all OPTIONS request

Is there a way I can configure IIS 8 to use an options.aspx page for all requests coming in with the method OPTIONS? Also can a vbscripted aspx page set a response header?
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Is “Mozilla/4.0 (compatible;)” a valid user-agent?

I've been getting an increasing number of requests (currently at around 100K per day) with user agent Mozilla/4.0 (compatible;). Usually, when I see a user-agent or requests that look suspicious I do ...
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Programatically add and remove servers under IIS 10 / ARR 3 now that WFF is deprecated?

We are migrating to IIS 10 / ARR 3. In IIS 7.5 we were able to leverage the WebFarmSnapIn to add / remove servers from the web farm programatically via Powershell. WFF is now deprecated it seems. ...
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Fetch as google Content-length: 0 when using IIS with active request routing (ARR)

I'm very new to this and just had a new issue dropped on my desk which I could use help with. Basically all requests for domain name www.example.com are routed through an IIS with active request ...
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Will not having https redirect from example.com to www.example.com affect SEO

I've recently set up SSL for a bunch of my domains using a Positive SSL Multi-domain certificate from NameCheap, my domain provider. In the past when I was using single domain certificates, they ...
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.htaccess on IIS. Helicon Ape Manager does not convert htaccess to web config

I want to use PHP and .htaccess on my IIS server. I already know that the .htaccess is not supported by IIS. I know that the .htaccess need to convert to the web config. I want to try with Helicon App ...
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Redirect to an IP while masking the URL

Using a Node.JS web server, I want to have an IIS setup to where the user goes to bot.url.co/dashboard it sends the data to ip:port/dashboard, where IP:port is handled using Node.JS, but the link ...
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Remove HTTPS site from Google search index because users are getting a certificate error

We have a busy website where we never used SSL. Recently its indexed by Google as https://www.example.com. The users are getting security certificate errors. In google webmaster tools we can only ...