How do I prevent IIS 8 from stopping idle ASP.NET applications?view story

http://serverfault.com – I have an asp.net application running on Windows 2012 in IIS 8 that has a very time consuming application start process (essentially the code running in the Application_Start() event can take up to 2 minutes). (HowTos)

Windows authentication does not work after rebootview story

http://serverfault.com – I have a strange issue on IIS7 running on Windows 2008 (Domain Controller). We have a website and we set to use "Windows authentication" only. So, all other authentication methods are disabled. When the Windows server rebooted, users cannot login, and got 401 error. But, if I restart the IIS server, it works fine ... until the next reboot. Here is the logging when it does not work. (HowTos)

Can I use iptables on my Varnish server to forward HTTPS traffic to a specific server?view story

http://serverfault.com – We use Varnish as our front-end web cache and load balancer, so we have a Linux server in our development environment, running Varnish with some basic caching and load-balancing rules across a pair of Windows 2008 IIS web servers. We have a wildcard DNS rule that points *.development at this Varnish box, so we can browse http://www.mysite.com.development, http://www.othersite.com.development, etc (HowTos)

Configuring SSL on IIS 6.0 for intranet websiteview story

http://serverfault.com – I have the certificate already setup on my server, and Configured my website to use the certificate. when I try to access using https://servername it is keep on showing "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage " Does anyone have any insight on this? (HowTos)

vBulletin 5 + lighthttpd url rewritingview story

http://serverfault.com – I'm trying to get vBulletin 5 up and running under lighttpd but I'm having some problems with url rewriting. (HowTos)

ftp server connection failed on vistaview story

http://serverfault.com – On a vista pro, I activated ftp server with "Activate or deactivate Windows-functionality" > IIS (rough translation). I can't connect to ftp even in localhost: C:\...> ftp localhost Connection refused Port 21 is not opened: C:\...> telnet localhost 21 connect failed $ netstat -a | grep 21 no result Where to look at to find a hint? (HowTos)

Can I filter Event Viewer for a determined Exception message?view story

http://serverfault.com – O/S: Windows Server 2003. IIS 6.0. There is no SQL-Server. I'm looking for filtering all events that have this Exception message: "Connection request timed out". Would it be possible? (HowTos)

Database table data transfer between different servers using bcp.exe and mysqldumpview story

http://serverfault.com – I have 2 servers, both are exact clones of another, one is PRODUCTION live use and the other is strictly for backend DATAENTRY. Using MSSQL on two different servers I am using the following command lines to transfer table data between servers... Export table data from DATAENTRY: bcp.exe "SELECT * from database.dbo.table WHERE Modified > '{MM/DD/YYYY} 00:00:00.000'" queryout C:\export\dbtable (HowTos)

Want to redirect intranet based on AD group membershipview story

http://serverfault.com – I want one intranet address, www.myintranet.com to be used for every member in the company. There are two main groups, employees and contractors. I want to use the same IP address and the same name, but I want to redirect it to a different page based on AD group membership. IIS is the platform. Is there any way to do this? (HowTos)

On Windows machines, what is the typical toolchain for remote maintenance?view story

http://serverfault.com – I need to deploy PHP and Python code and the appropriate environment (web server, db server) to remote Windows systems, and I don't know what toolchain would be the equivalent to ssh, scp, bash and the like. (HowTos)