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

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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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IIS AppPool shutdown due to inactivity [migrated]

Using Windows 10 / IIS 10 I have a Web Application and have set the following: AppPool: Start Mode = AlwaysRunning Web Application: Enable Preload = true But still, the web application gets shut ...
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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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Why can't IIS read Web.config within a folder created by Bash on Windows?

If I use bash (from Ubuntu 18.04 running via Windows Subsystem for Linux) to create a directory under my Windows profile: $ mkdir /mnt/c/Users/mdmower/source/repos/WebBash then IIS 10 is unable to ...
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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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Redirection of .html to .php (web config) [duplicate]

How do I redirect .html pages to .php, (www.example.com/about.html -> www.example.com/about.php) on a Windows server?
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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.xyz.com are routed through an IIS with active request routing (...
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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 ...
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How to add a binding to an existing web site in Plesk

I've created a website in Plesk, and in my DNS records, I've added a record that resolved to the IP of the server which hosts Plesk and website. Now I want to add that IP to the bindings of website ...
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Block third domain from being indexed

We have a web application that handles many websites that have test and production environment. This application has only one folder and it's hosted with IIS. We already have noindex nofollow, index ...
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Why is IIS using a different physical path than the one that is configured?

I am trying to deploy a website on IIS. I have created a website and configured its physical path to be "C:\Projects\Websites\MyApplication". However, when I try to display it on a browser inside my ...
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Add Expires headers to Azure Hosted wordpress

Using Azure Hosted WordPress, I was doing some performance testing for my website via gtmetrix. My reports were suggesting to ‘leverage browser caching’ and ‘add expires headers’ to improve my ...
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Multiple Websites with Multiple Sitemaps under single IIS Endpoint

We have multiple websites with different domains under single IIS endpoint. Each website has its own sitemap - sitemap1.xml and sitemap2.xml. Can we implement rewrite rules so that www.example1.com/...
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Client Provided CName record redirecting/forwarding to my domain with masking

I am looking for a solution to an issue that I have. In my scenario, I have a CName record provided by a client, www.example.com. When the user types in www.example.com, I need to redirect them to www....
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Force IIS to reload URL Rewrite Rules

I did a change to the URL Rewrite rules to prevent hotlinking to pictures and uploaded the Rules.Config to my site. However, it didn't work so I rolled the change back and reload web.config. ...
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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 my-...
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Newbie looking for some help, iis vs wamp [closed]

I have been banging my head against a wall for several days now, searches rarely uncover the issue I'm having or a solution to the problem. Which I'm sure is a combination of my ignorance and not ...
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Facebook share preview not working when behind reverse proxy

I host a website on Azure (Web App), but in front of it there is a reverse proxy server (Win Server 2012R2, IIS 8, ARR 3) to route /blog requests to another server. If I try to share an url (...
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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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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 -> https://www.example....
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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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Do a redirect in IIS, but show the original pretty url?

The following case: A visitor comes in on http://www.example.com/pretty. This gets redirected to http://www.example.com/?ID=ugly. This part works. However, we'd like the visitor to keep seeing http:/...
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IIS Management Console doesn't see the share on other domain: Logon failure: unknown user name or bad password

Web server (W2008) is in domain1, I configured a web site to use a network share in domain2 with a username/password of domain2. I don't have admin rights on the NAS server but only on my share. there ...
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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 http://...
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TLS 1.2 downgraded to 1.1 in IIS 7

When I connect to my website using Chrome 45 The SSL dealie tells me that it had to fallback to a less secure TLS. It says I connected at 1.1, but I know that the server is set up to do 1.2. NMAP ...
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Calling SiteCatalyst Data Insertion API from IIS web server

I'm new to IIS. How do I configure IIS to invoke my code to process the access log information in real time? Is there a better solution than reading the log file as it's written? Apache, for instance, ...
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What is an application pool in IIS?

I am not sure what an application pool is in IIS. I did manage to find a basic explanation, boiling down to: "Websites can be assigned to application pools, all application pools containing specific ...
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Copy an IIS site from one server to another

We have an asp.net mvc web application deployed under IIS7 on Windows Server 2008 R2. Now we need to move the web application to another server, which has IIS8 on Windows Server 2012. Currently the ...