Questions tagged [iis]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
11
votes
2answers
51k views

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 ...
9
votes
6answers
8k views

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 ...
8
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
8
votes
1answer
194 views

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 ...
6
votes
3answers
22k views

IIS 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 ...
6
votes
1answer
6k views

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: http://localhost:5012/...
6
votes
4answers
6k views

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 instead. ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
5
votes
5answers
48k views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
10k views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
178 views

How to manage 70K 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 ...
5
votes
1answer
197 views

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 ...
5
votes
0answers
202 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
1k views

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-...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

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: ...
4
votes
4answers
620 views

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 will ...
4
votes
2answers
253 views

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. ...
4
votes
1answer
4k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
556 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
763 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
708 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
727 views

Which is the practical difference between a server and a web server?

Let's consider the following example: I have a solution made with C# on Visual Studio, it has a multi-tier architecture, the different layers are the following: Data Model (Library) Data Access ...
3
votes
4answers
6k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

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. ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
78 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
109 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
318 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
218 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
156 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
3k views

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"?> <...
3
votes
1answer
352 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
875 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
446 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
424 views

Can a reverse-proxy be used to show content from a domain with Windows server on another domain with a Linux server?

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). ...
3
votes
1answer
5k views

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 %{...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
164 views

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?
3
votes
1answer
5k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
557 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
156 views

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 (...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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? ...
2
votes
3answers
494 views

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?
2
votes
1answer
79 views

403 forbidden error when IIS is binding ASP web app on port 8080 to be accessed via a subdirectory

Windows Server 2012 R2 / IIS 8.5 I have a number of folders in C:\inetpub\wwwroot; - wwwroot - index.html - analytics (PHP app) - occupancy (PHP app) - rooms (ASP app) In IIS my sites ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

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....