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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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Where is the URL Rewrite options in IIS 6.2?

I am trying to set a replica of an existing (production!) web site of my new employer on my local machine. By replica I mean: "as close of possible" in terms of versions (IIS, PHP, MySQL, WordPress, ...
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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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Just plain Service Unavailable?

So here I am moving new ASP.NET 3.5 code from QA, where the small changes I made worked fine, to Production, where it fails and shows only "Service Unavailable" on the page. Nothing in the web log. ...
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Does the Web Deployment Tool installation require a restart on Server 2003/IIS 6?

I find Microsoft's Web Deployment Tool (and the PowerShell features it enables) very helpful for site management. Today I'd like to install it on a production Windows Server 2003 / IIS 6.0 server, ...
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Remote desktop connection domain name SEO

I have a website that has a domain name such like www.example.com which is of course the website. Then there is example.com which is used by my boss for remote desktop connection. I was wondering if ...
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Converting web.config from IIS6 to IIS7 format

I'm a bit stuck, kinda been lumbered with a website developed over a year ago. The company that designed it and the company that own it dont now speak so I have been lumbered with trying to get it to ...
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Script to determine the SSL certificate assigned to each site

I have a IIS6 web server with 100+ sites on it. Recently, I was forced to renew my wildcard SSL certificate which all the sites use by creating a new CSR request rather than a renew CSR request. I ...
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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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Looking for archiver script with status

I have a shared hosting account and I want to create a zip (or another archive type) file from whole website. I asked the hosting support but they don't do this. Is there any php or Asp.Net script ...
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301 redirect code for IIS6 server

How can I set the non-www url to redirect to www format. Please guide me - if I do it through server control panel, the site doesn't work.
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Download Link for Custom File Type

I have a client that wants to make their products firmware files available for download on their website. The firmware files have a custom extension: .bi2. The client wants the files to be downloaded ...
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Googlebot fetching lots of URLs with a "workaround" parameter

A certain page on our website keeps generating entries like the following on our IIS6 logs: 2011-08-16 00:53:34 W3SVC943830190 10.20.101.146 GET /abc workaround=407707368055555 80 - 66.249.85.65 - ...
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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 http:/...
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IIS 6 405 error when POSTing through I-Frame

Before I begin, I must add that I am more of a programmer, so please be patient :p I have a 2003 server running IIS 6. I am trying to create a Facebook application that accesses a url on my server ...
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Migrate ASP.Net web site from IIS6 to IIS7

I have to migrate an ASP.Net web site from IIS6 to IIS7. I tried to copy the all files for a web site from IIS6 (c:\inetpub\wwwroot\MySite) to another box with Windows Server 2008 R2 where IIS7 is ...
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What browser is sending user agent beginning mozilla/5.0+, tramslates & into &

We've got a website which has been running for a few years now. One of our customers has just started having an intermittent problem. Looking at our iis6.0 logs the service works correctly when they ...
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