Internet Information Server (IIS) – is a web server application to host web applications.

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Alternate Access mapping, reusing IIS sites from other Zones

If I extend an site, e.g. siteA to siteB in another Zone, but do not add any bindings to the new site in IIS, but add bindings to siteA to also serve siteB, does this have any consequences? Is ...
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Users Getting IIS Home Screen Instead of Home page

I have one user which is getting the IIS home landing page instead of our SharePoint home page. When I log onto her from a different machine everything seems to be working fine. If she types in ...
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Sluggish Sharepoint Application

I have Sharepoint 2010 application that runs smoothly during certain times of day however, whenever it feels like: the CPU usage hits 100%; the ASP Request Execution Time indicator flashes a warning; ...
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SharePoint - 500 INTERNAL SERVER ERROR

If I want to browse to my site address i get this message: 500 INTERNAL SERVER ERROR this is what i see in event viewer: The World Wide Web Publishing Service (WWW Service) did not register the URL ...
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Is it possible to implement SSL/HTTPS on a SharePoint site thats not running on port 80?

I'm finding this concept a rather confusing perhaps or may be this is a very basic question. I have a sharepoint web application running on port 90 and have got a SSL certificate. Lets say : ...
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How to find which user last visited a site or recently downloaded a file available on SharePoint?

Is there a way to find who visited the site at last and who downloaded file recently in SharePoint? Also can we log who are the users that used/accessed the file? Can anyone provide some guidance on ...
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How Sharepoint pages life cycle works?

I built a HttpModule for sharepoint. But when I begin to debug the page request, I notice that the debugging has an strange cycle: 1 - context_PreRequestHandlerExecute() 2- page_PreInit() 3 - ...
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How can I debug sharepoint app attaching to IIS?

I built a HTTP Module, insert the DLL into the GAC, changed the webConfig Now , if on visual studio , I Attach to process W3WP , Open the web page where the module must work, I notice that ...
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How to register a new http module n the web config

I built a http module. I copied into the GAC . Then, I put into the WebConfig file lke this : <httpModules> .... <add name="MyAssembly" type="MyAssembly.Global"/> ...
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whats the difference between IIS web application and SharePoint web application

I have been working on SharePoint for a long time but still confused with the concept of webapplications in SharePoint and IIS, I would also like to know the relationship between them. I just studied ...
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What kind of IIS 6.0 configuation is needed with a MOSS SharePoint 2007 system

I admin a MOSS SP2007 service pack 3 (32 bit) farm of 1 sql server (shared) and 1 machine that runs all of sp2007 (windows 2003, 32 bit). The VM has allocated to it 2 CPUs and 8 GB of memory. Recent ...
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Error installing SharePoint 2010

I try to install SharePoint 2010 on Windows 8. There is a problem on step 7 of Configuration Wizard: 11/04/2012 19:12:28 8 ERR Failed to provision the SharePoint Central Administration Web ...
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Best way to force traffic to Web Front End?

I have a SP 2010 farm with a 3-tier structure consisting of 1 DB server, 1 App Server and 1 Web Front End. When I create a Web New Web Application called "Search_WebApp", I notice that it creates the ...
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Video streaming sharepoint foundation

I have IIS Media Services 4.1 on my Windows 2008 R2 machine and I want to make video streaming on my Sharepoint foundation site. Let me know how can I do that using IIS Media Services? or is there ...
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SharePoint WSP Deployment Best Practices

I'm building a few WSPs (a custom web part and a branding wsp both scoped to site collection level) using WSP builder on VS2010. Our SharePoint 2007 Farm contains two Web applications. I'd like to ...
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AAM on External/Internet zone on an FBA webapplication?

I have a web application with FBA configured and have set up AAM's on it: One for Internal users/zone (http://xyz.com) and one for External users/zone (https://xyz.com) I have extended the web ...
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Sharepont alternate access mapping alternative port

I can access my WSS3 server via http://sharepoint, but not http://sharepoint:800, which I require. Ideally I would like both to be accessible. My guess is that there is a conflict between my mappings ...
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Alternate access mapping in SP 2010

I have mapped my farm into default and internet sites. Problem is, on the internet zone, some site collections are still pointing to the default zone which cant be resolved from outside. This causes ...
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WSS 3.0 site accessible only locally and when using IP address

We recently upgraded from Windows Server 2003 to 2008 R2. During our upgrade we accidentally removed IIS and reinstalled it again and now the site can only be accessed locally and if we try to access ...
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How do I add a user control from a separate assembly onto a Sharepoint application page?

Note: This question was originally posted in Stackoverflow and I was recommended to ask it here instead. There is probably a very simple solution to this problem but since I do not know Sharepoint at ...
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how to check current value of UploadReadAheadSize

Is there any way I can find out what's the current value or file size limit of UploadReadAheadSize for IIS on windows server 2003.
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One or two web applications on IIS serving http and https?

I have a SharePoint 2010 installation at my customer looking a bit odd. We have three web applications (intranet, mysite and cooperation) in three different web applications on the IIS serving ...
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Adding ASP.NET Web Application to SharePoint Virtual Directory (for SPContext)

I'm inheriting an ASP.NET application that is hosted within the IIS SharePoint web site. From IIS, right click the Web Site, and click 'Add Application' is the method used here. In our dev server, ...
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SharePoint CA Not Going to Default.aspx

All, I've been dealing with this issue for several days now. When I hit our Central Admin site http://abc.gov:47855 I'm getting HTTP 403 Forbidden (see image below) however, I am able to hit CA by ...
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401 - unauthorized on root site collection

Just installed my SP2013 Foundation Preview and i receive a 401 Error if im trying to access the server with a domain account. I added it to the Server Roles as Owner, Member and Site Collection ...
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relationship between Site Collections in a web application

I have around 4 SiteCollections in a web application in Sharepoint 2007, I wonder if one site collection is for customer A, and second is for Customer B, will they be assessed using same IIS website ...
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Change SQL Server Port for existing SharePoint 2010 environment - Howto

I have a SharePoint 2010 environment configured with SQL Server 2008R2. Currently SQL Server is running on 1433. I am willing to change the existing SQL server port from 1433 to some non standard ...
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What's next after 2010 upgrade?

I've done a attach upgrade from a 2007 db to 2010 following the MS guide and all went ok. However, I have no idea what to do next. When I navigate to the root web page I just get the default site, ...
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How to convert the SharePoint requests to Lowercase in the IIS processing pipe line

Wants to convert the SharePoint requests to Lowercase in the IIS processing pipe line, it should not invoke additional request to change/convert the requested URL into lowercase but the same request ...
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Resources on the authentication cycle of SP2010

I'm trying to find in-depth resources on the authentication cycle. Things like: which HTTP requests are done in the process of authentication (mostly with claims based auth) which events can we ...
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What are _formsweb.config files? SP2010 Claims [Access Denied]

I'm hoping someone will have experience with this. I'm stumped! I have two SharePoint 2010 (Enterprise) farms: development and production. Each farm has 3 servers: SPSQL-Dev, SPSQL-Prod ...
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Lists.asmx requiring authentication

I always thougth the url http://server/_vti_bin/Lists.asmx is open ie. dont need authentication. But recently i installed sharepoint server 2010 in one of my clients machine and put it on public. But ...
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SMTP folder location

I have a sucessful implementation of incoming email in my environment. I encountered an issue today however, after a change I made to the location of the SMTP "Badmail, Drop, Pickup and Queue" folders ...
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Sharepoint port numbers

Are these numbers just numbers chosen for the purpose of telling web apps apart? i.e. does the choosing of these port numbers follow some sort of protocol or is it simply just to distinguish between ...
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Central Admin and SSP URLs Not Redirecting to Default.aspx

SP SO ladies & gents, I have an issue that came up on our production server where when you navigate to Central Administration myhost.gov:8080/ or a Shared Service Provider it will not show ...
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What is the proper way to change your site collection's URL to a friendly name?

I have an internal portal in a SharePoint 2007 application containing one site collection with six subsites. The Subsites are functional areas within the portal which users may navigate to. Pages ...
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Pro's and Con's to moving inetpub on WFE

So i've read alot of articles on how to reconfigure the IIS logs to an alternate drive for SharePoint. One question that comes up in my head is are you able to move the inetpub folder to another ...
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New Site Collection isn't secure (i.e. SSL) like our other

I created a web app (sharepoint2.xyz.com), then extended it (AAM) to sharepoint.xyz.com. I also created a Site Collection called sharepoint2.xyz.com with our subsites under that (to mimic our 2007 ...
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Website cannot be found

I have installed SP 2007 where nine domains are being hosted. Everything has been working correct until now. Right now, some of the domains cannot be displayed. I tried to edit the site in designer ...
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Kerberos and applicationhost.config

One of our WebApplications is using Kerberos. Our devloper has said that we need to edit the application.config and change: <windowsAuthentication enabled="true" useKernelMode="false"> to ...
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Update-SPSolution stops IIS Application Pool from another Web Application

I'm trying to figure out a wierd problem, maybe yous guys can help. I'm deploying a web part using powershell (Update-SPSolution) in a build definition. The deploy works, but every time one ...
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Failed to detect if this server is joined to a server farm

Hi As I said in one of my previous question, I have got a virtual Machine Image (VMWARE) for MS server 2003 with MOSS 2007 setup. Where they changed both IP and host name. Following problems I face ...
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Problems faced for a VPC

UPDATE : Original question was solved by giving proper authentication method to the current user in IIS. Would like to change my question like this: When I browse my site I am getting following ...
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IIS doesn't find Style Library -> SiteName -> style.css

I am trying to brand a SP site. It is on a virtual machine on another box. I setup my custom master file in SPD on a local (non-server) machine. The custom master file points to the custom CSS file ...
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Virtual directory under sharepoint site

We have read-only content which is basically on network share. I'd like to be able to display it in my sharepoint site and be able to access it without sharepoint as well, so I created virtual ...
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Does installing sharepoint on local computer limit other .net development

we have sharepoint on a dev computer, but I was wandering if I install it on my local machine will sharepoint overtake iis? will there be any limitations when doing other web applications development? ...
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Windows Auth + Anononymous + Custom Application in SP Web App in IIS = SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser - null for authenticated users

The Issue There is a forum application (YetAnotherForum) that is integrated with SharePoint and allows posting (and other things) for authenticated users in SharePoint. It has a customized ...
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IIS Log files are not getting generated for the “SharePoint Web Services” webapplication in SharePoint - 2010?

IIS Log files are not getting generated for the "SharePoint Web Services" webapplication in SharePoint - 2010, even though Logging is enabled at the IIS level. Is that an expected behavior? or this ...
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Assembly binding failure for all old Microsoft.SharePoint (version 12.0.0.0) dlls

My SharePoint 2010 dev box seems to have gone crazy today. I started to get an error when using U2U's CAML builder and trying to connect to a site using the Object Model. The error message is as ...
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Potential security loopholes when using anonymous access in IIS 6

I had no luck in googling information related on security loopholes when using anonymous access in IIS. So I'm going to throw the question out here... Maybe it is a very common practice for using ...