w3wp.exe hogs memoryview story

http://serverfault.com – On a Small Business Server 2011 installation a whole number of w3wp.exe processes appear to be using a disproportional lot of memory. The SBS out-of-the-box installations comes with a total of 7 sites and 20 ASP.NET application pools (Sharepoint, Exchange, WSUS and SBS-specific stuff like Remote Web Workplace). (HowTos)

IIS and Integrated Windows Authentication - login doesn't work for domain.com, works for IP address, localhost, story

http://serverfault.com – I've installed Windows Server 2003 R2 and IIS role (no Active Directory role). I've setup a virtual directory named 'test' and under Security tab of the 'test' Virtual Directory I've disabled the Anonymous login and enabled Integrated Windows Authentication. The server is on the local network. What I do is I access the test/ directory on the server using the browser. (HowTos)

Is there a way to generate appcmd invocations from IIS Server Manager?view story

http://serverfault.com – I find the appcmd CLI inscrutable, and so will often do more esoteric operations once locally in the server-manager, then look at the various changes to the config files that happen so I can perform them by hand or script. I could swear I've seen a screenshot of someone generating the appcmd invocations based on an already-created-and-configured site from IIS Server Manager. Is that possible (an (HowTos)

IIS7 install two SSL certificates to two different host (not subdomains)view story

http://serverfault.com – My question is very similar to this one: IIS 7.0 install two SSL certificates with two different host headers except that my domains are totally different: 1 SSL for http://domain1.com 1 SSL for http://domain2.com I installed my certificates as described in that question/answer but if I navigate do domain2.com (which I binded via appcmd ...) I get the certificate for domain1.com. (HowTos)

IIS7 Directory Browsing resetingview story

http://serverfault.com – I have a IIS 7 running where one of the sites is just a bunch of files exposed through Directory Browsing. I can enable it without any problems, but within a few hours the setting resets itself. Any idea what this could be caused by? (HowTos)

ASP.Net Restart IISview story

http://serverfault.com – Long story short -- we have 2 webservers (IIS 6) that run a 3rd party asp.net application. Randomly (so far) they just...stop working. I have an outside check that will tell me when it stops working within a minute or so. Right now I have to get onto the machines through RDP and issue an iisreset. (HowTos)

ASP.NET MVC, IIS 7.5 - Losing Sessions Across Servers (Load Balanced)view story

http://serverfault.com – We have a site running on 3 web nodes. We are using SQL Server session storage. We recently added two more only to find that users' sessions are lost when they are sent to one of those machines. We have checked the site ID as well as the machine validation key and decryption key. What might be causing this issue? (HowTos)

Why has my IIS changed and my sites stopped working on my local machine?view story

http://serverfault.com – I've bought a new computer to my home and used the HomeGroup to connect to my older machine and Share some folders between the computers. That's all the changes I've made. Now on my old computer the site I have doesn't allow contents to be listed - insufficient priviligies. And the application pool identity is LocalService. By the way the website is in one of the shared folders. (HowTos)

IIS 7.5 Not Compressing Javascript: NO_MATCHING_CONTENT_TYPEview story

http://serverfault.com – I have IIS 7.5 set to compress all static files (the default), yet it does not compress .js (javascript) files. (HowTos)

How to set up custom 401 error page or redirect in WSS3 SP2view story

http://serverfault.com – I've got a WSS3 sharepoint site that requires windows authentication both in IIS and via the Sharepoint site. What I would like to do is in the case that a user does not provide valid AD credentials they are redirected to a custom error page. Currently, if the user immediately hits cancel when prompthey will see a plain text response of "401 UNAUTHORIZED". (HowTos)