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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SSL certificate for MOSS public site?

I have a sharepoint web application accessible online (public IP) thru windows auth on port 81 and extended to port 80 and is accessible anonymously. now i need to secure the portal using SSL. https ...
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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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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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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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Running SharePoint on .NET 4

I installed .NET 4 on the server I would be installing SP 2010, and everything worked out just fine. Later, I learned that just putting 4 on a machine doesn't change the IIS setting from .NET 2 to ...
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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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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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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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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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New Sharepoint Install non-functional over WAN, but works on LAN

I recently installed Sharepoint with SQL Server Express for a low-cost solution to our small companies lack of a collaboration tool. It is configured and working properly across all aspects of our ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to restart IIS on all servers of farm from SharePoint Application Page

SharePoint provides an option in Create New WebApplication page that says Restart IIS Automatically. This restarts IIS on all servers of the farm. What can I do to trigger this programmatically from ...
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How do I use X-Forwarded-For header with SharePoint?

The WFEs for our OnPrem SharePoint farm sit behind an F5 load balancer. As a result, client requestor IPs are not captured in the IIS logs as everything appears to come from the F5. One way to get ...
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Embedded JScript in masterpages works in Windows 2003 / fails in 2008

My colleague just reported that he developed a master page with embedded JScript using Windows Server 2003. The same master page fails to execute the JScript when used on a Windows Server 2008 ...
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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 ...
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External List Error : The query against the database caused an error

I got an SQL Server 2008 R2 and a SharePoint Server. I have put up a BCS between the two servers. Reading data through a External List. This worked fine yesterday. But to day I got this error: The ...
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SharePoint 2010 application crashes - Attempted to read or write protected memory?

Often, we are facing the below issue with SharePoint 2010. System.AccessViolationException: Attempted to read or write protected memory. This is often an indication that other memory is corrupt. at ...
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Changing the user account of the SharePoint applicaton pool returns the error “Cannot connect to the configuration database”

I am trying to debug an issue regarding the proxy setting in web.config. Currentley it is set to: <system.net> <defaultProxy enabled="true" useDefaultCredentials="true"> ...
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mime types and sharePoint sites. f4v files windows can not open this file?

I have about 20 f4v files. As a test I copied them to a folder, pointed a new iis site to them, add a video mime type and I am able to play them from web browser url. I'm trying to do the same from ...
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Does SharePoint 2007 need IIS 6 compatibility?

Just a quick one... If I'm installing SharePoint 2007 to run on top of IIS 7, do I need to enable the IIS 6 compatibility features in IIS 7?
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Correct NTFS permissions for SharePoint 2007

When deploying new web apps from Central Admin, I am finding that the permissions given to the IIS folders (under \Inetpub\wwwroot\wss\Virtual Directories\web-site-name) only allow accounts with Local ...
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IIS Error - Invalid Path

I am new to IIS and trying to set up a site on it. I am trying to set up Microsft.Hosting.SharePoint2010.Services. I keep getting the following error. Here are my Basic Settings. The physical path ...