Questions tagged [iis]

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

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Application Pool is auto stopped when browse web application in IIS7

When I browse to Central Administration I get repeated authentication requests and am unable to view the page. I get the following error: Service Unavailable HTTP Error 503. The service is ...
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What is the correct way to block all HTTP Headers (ASP.Net and SharePoint) from a particular web application extension?

I have been involved in two projects recently which have required the removal of all HTTP Headers which can identify the site as either an ASP.Net site or as a SharePoint site. This is normally as a ...
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The Security Token Service is unavailable

I have to problems left on my dev machine. 1. The Security Token Service is unavailable 2. Get the user profile sync serve started. I am getting the following error every 5 minutes in my event log ...
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Anyone manage to deploy a WSP without it forcing an IISReset?

I'm working in SharePoint 2010 and have been unable to deploy (or retract) my WSP without causing an IISReset. Here's my situation: The solution contains: Fields One content type A page layout ...
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SharePoint Add-in - Modify App Domain Name

I have come across situation where I need to change App domain name which we set in early steps of configuring environment for SharePoint add-in while creating isolated app domain. I read somewhere (...
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Will doing an IIS reset cause any problem for SharePoint sites?

I want to know if doing an IIS reset it will cause any problem for SharePoint 2013 server site. Can anyone explain this to me?
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When do we need an IISreset after deployment?

Is there any good articles out there to explain when we need to do an IISreset after deployment? We are using SharePoint as an internet facing site, and try to not do an IISreset if it is not ...
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Unable to install Application Server Role

When I try to install Sharepoint 2013 on a new Windows 2012 R2 server, I encounter the following error with the Product Preparation Tool: Unable to install Application Server Role I followed a KB ...
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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"/> <httpModules/&...
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Cannot Login to SP Site from application Server - Login prompt continually

After Creating new Site Collection root(SPWEB) with Host Header every request made from server (internal) is denied (Popup login Window continually). If requests come from FE (same USER), access is ...
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IIS (8) application Initialization versus a warm-up script

Is the IIS (8) application Initialization really a better alternate then having a PowerShell script running as an scheduled task to keep the loading times down after an IISreset / server restart / ...
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How do I disable Anon Auth in IIS 8 for Sharepoint 2013 without losing functionality?

Setup: 2012 Server with IIS 8.5 hosting Sharepoint 2013 with the SP database hosted on a separate 2012 Server. Whenever I disable Anonymous Authentication for the website in IIS, my SP site loses ...
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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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SharePoint Claims Authentication Unable to Create Security Token

I am troubleshooting SharePoint 2016 on Windows Server 2016, Security Token Service via this guide Similar Warning is generated in Event Viewer every minute: Security Token Service timed out [...
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Topology error: A failure was reported when trying to invoke a service application

I am getting frequent topology errors on my SP servers: A failure was reported when trying to invoke a service application: EndpointFailure Affected Endpoint: http://app01:32843/...
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IIS hangs when debugging with Visual Studio

I keep having this ridiculous issue that's driving me mad. I happen to debug some code with Visual Studio (attached to all w3wp) and let's say I get an exception and VS is set to catch all exceptions. ...
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Difference between Application Pool and WebSites in IIS

While learning SharePoint, I noticed that, an IIS manager consist of Application Pool tab and Websites tab. Both includes the names of web application created. I could not understand the difference ...
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Workflow Manager Configuration Wizard blocked ports

I am running the Workflow Manager Configuration Wizard for Sharepoint 2013 workflows, but I am getting the flowing errors, I can't find anything on Google so I am hoping that someone here knows what ...
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PowerShell Script to restart the Application Pools of WFEs

Need to create a PowerShell script to recycle the Application Pool of my WFE - Dev,Staging & Production servers of my SP 2013 Farm. I tried code mentioned here But somehow as mentioned in ...
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While accessing localhost gives an error unable to read the security policy file for trust level 'wss_custom'

While accessing localhost gives an error unable to read the security policy file for trust level 'wss_custom'
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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 : http://...
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Remove SharePoint from IIS Website (Default)

i have created web application and also successfully extended with Windows Authentication, Default zone on port 80 and Internet zone on port 80 (anonymous) so i got two web site in IIS (Internal ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint 2010 site is not opening with Alternate access mappings

My SharePoint site is not opening with any of public urls configured in Alternate access mapping. Steps i followed, I have added one public url for intranet zone eg: "http://www.example.com" I have ...
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Set Default Web Site to Stopped

Can you set the Default Web Site's status to Stopped in IIS on the WFE servers, and still have access to your SharePoint 2013 site? We are attempting to do this for security reasons.
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Steps to deny anonymous access to _vti_pvt directory iis7

The service.cnf file found in the _vti_pvt directory has the default permission settings which may lead to an unauthorized access to the file What are the steps to deny anonymous access to _vti_pvt ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint Login prompt cancel redirect

I have configured FBA Form authentication and also using window authentication. For form authentication, Until user logged in to site, they stay to login page. But when we do window authentication, ...
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Enable Anonymous Access to Subfolder Containing Handlers

I have a folder in an application that I would like available to the public. For example: /_layouts/Handlers/Public/MyHandler.ashx I found this question that says I should enable anonymous access ...
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Login with facebook in SharePoint

How to login in SharePoint site with facebook login. i follow the steps from this site. http://ovaismehboob.wordpress.com/2011/09/07/configuring-facebook-authentication-in-sharepoint-2010/ but there ...
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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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Error on recreating web application

I've written a powershell script to create a web application, add libraries and pages, etc. As I work through the script and fix bugs and issues, I delete the web application through central ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Custom Error Pages 404

I want to configure a custom 404 page for my SharePoint 2010 environment. My first task was to create a custom 404 page (htm). and save it under c:\inetpub\custerr\en-US\404Custom.htm After this I ...
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Redirect HTTP to HTTPS

Web application was created as http 80, after few week they decided to switch it to https 443. So they created AAM in CA, default zone for that WA is still http, internet zone is https. In IIS for ...
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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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On IIS cannot find existing application pool showed in CA

We are using SP2010 on-premise Enterprise edition. It is a single server containing SQL2008 (not express) and SharePoint Recently we found the User Profile Service application is not working. In the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Multiple Web Application Using One Application Pool

I would like to know, usually when we're creating a new Web Application, we always just select a new Application Pool. Is it possible to run multiple SharePoint Web Applications under one Application ...
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Host IIS sites alongside SharePoint

I know the premise around SharePoint and IIS, where SharePoint takes on Port 80 as the default, which is fine. Question is, is there a way to host IIS web sites, along side SharePoint on the same box?...
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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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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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MMS service app pool name is incorrect

I've created a managed metadata service with PowerShell: New-SPServiceApplicationPool -Name "SPService" -Account CONTOSO\Admin New-SPMetadataServiceApplication -Name "MetadataServiceApp" -...
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How many webapplication can we have on sharepoint port 80

How many web applications can we create on SharePoint port 80 and what is the procedure to be followed to create more than one.
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X-Frame-Options ignored in Chrome / Firefox. IE works

I have a simple PageViewer Webpart loading mysites. This displays in an iFrame within IE but doesn't display in Chrome or Firefox. I have tried adding the following to my MasterPage: <meta name="...
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Prevent authentication prompt for anonymous

We have SharePoint 2013 public faced web site. IIS site settings: Anonymous authentication - Enabled Windows authentication - Enabled Anonymous and authenticated users have ability to visit site. ...
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Is it possible to host a provider-hosted SharePoint app on a SharePoint server?

I have a situation where getting additional servers will be impossible. Could I potentially host a provider-hosted app on the same server as SharePoint? What problems might I run into?
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2 web sites running on same port and without host header

I have created a web application on port 443 https and configured to use windows authentication and without any host headers, providing no host header is requirement for Apps development, I have ...