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Redirect HTTP to HTTPS

There are some online-tipps which recommend the use of the IIS Rewrite module. I do not prefer this way. My preferred way is done with SharePoint AAMs and IIS-Bindings: Alternate Access Mappings: ...
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Will doing an IIS reset cause any problem for SharePoint sites?

As it tries to shutdown all IIS components first, HTTP.SYS will loose existing client-connections after running IISRESET. All incoming requests will need to establish new connections(port 80 by ...
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Will doing an IIS reset cause any problem for SharePoint sites?

It simply recycles all the application pools in IIS on the server you run the command on. While they are recycling, all the web appliction caches are emptied, and SharePoint will be unable to handle ...
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Cannot Login to SP Site from application Server - Login prompt continually

You might be victim of LoopBackCheck. Possible solutions: Bypassing your proxy server for local addresses (Source) Adding a team Web site to the list of trusted intranet sites (Source) SharePoint ...
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Will doing an IIS reset cause any problem for SharePoint sites?

As regarding to SharePoint only , IIS Reset will not cause any major problem but Its not good to do frequently as its not good for performance. it has some side effects such as, Taking much time on ...
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Is there a way to query IIS Logs?

You can't query IIS logs from within SharePoint. But there is a tool from Microsoft that can help you to analyze these logs: LogParser And here is a Technet article with the detailed steps: IIS Log ...
Daniel Stölzner's user avatar
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unable to access my sharepoint sites collection using server IP address

You have to configure IIS bindngs & Alternate Access Mappings in Central Administration for this!
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On IIS cannot find existing application pool showed in CA

The details steps here : Open SharePoint Management Shell as Administrator. Type this command Get-SPServiceApplicationPool | select Id, Name Open IIS Manager > Application Pool > Match Application ...
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While accessing localhost gives an error unable to read the security policy file for trust level 'wss_custom'

Looks like SharePoint is unable to read the wss_custom security policy. You have to check the Web.config files on all web front end make sure that the trust level is set properly. i.e. something like ...
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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How can I display the current SharePoint user from a c# Web Form hosted on IIS

Your website is running outside of SharePoint and as such does not have SharePoint context. It knows nothing about anything going in SharePoint. I f you instantiate a new SPSite object from outside ...
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Cannot start more than one website in IIS on port 80 - SharePoint 2013

Short answer: Default Web Site is included everytime the IIS feature is enabled on a server, so you don't need it. Simple stop it and then go on with your new web application using port 80. While ...
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Remove SharePoint from IIS Website (Default)

Instead of deleting IIS Websites, causing production stop - I'd suggest creating additional Alternate Access Mappings. You have five zones which only differs by their name. That way you can test your ...
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SharePoint Web application port number conflicting with other IIS site port number in application pool

So if I delete the SharePoint site will it delete all the IIS sites associated with the same port number in application pool. No, it's not related to the port it's related to the IIS site itself and ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Problem Patching SharePoint 2010

Please have a look to your Windows Services console. Maybe the "IIS Admin Service" has startup type "Disabled". Set it to automatic and start the service. Just to make sure: Perform an IISRESET Start ...
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How IIS websites make references of webapplications and all sitecollections inside webapplication?

When you extend a Web Application A it will create a new IIS Site with a different port number but will use the same Content Database of Web Application A. This way both sites will be serving the same ...
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SharePoint Add-in - Modify App Domain Name

I have never found an official source on that question, but i have changed the app domain several times. Answer to question 1: As you already mentioned, you cannot configure two App-Domains in ...
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SharePoint site can't load

That's because SharePoint is trying to check certificates. This is a kind on known issue. You need to add certificate. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2625048/site-slowness-because-of-...
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I have 2 WFE and 2 APP and DB in Cluster

Yes, it will created on all servers but only WFE will be serving the content for the end users. Because your DNS will point to the WFEs not APP servers. Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web ...
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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Can I switch SharePoint to https and do not enforce TLS 1.2?

Even in SharePoint/Windows 2016, TLS1.2 is not enforced by default, TLS1.0 TLS1.1 and TLS1.2 are available to clients. If you want to restrict to TLS1.2 only, you must configure some stuff. I ...
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Do I need SSL certificate on all ShP servers or just on frontend ones?

SSL certificates required on SharePoint web front end servers only. Web front are the server which respond the user's request. Even though you are can see IIS sites on other backend server but those ...
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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SharePoint WebPart won't update without IISRESET when deployed

Deploying a solution always resets the IIS that is the way it SP works. In order to debug it from the VS you need t attach debuger to correct w3wp.exe process (as your dll will be loaded after you ...
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Prevent authentication prompt for anonymous

You can go to site settings->Site collection features->deactivate "Limited-access user permission lockdown mode" feature. Of course, for other pages, the users need permission to access. If the user ...
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Unable to update apps: On-Prem SharePoint site

To remedy this, make sure the SharePoint Server has been updated with this or later: SharePoint Server 2019: September 14, 2021 (KB5002018) SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016: September 14, 2021 (...
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Redirect to Site Collection

To redirect A Web Application to a specific URL (Site Collection URL) via IIS, You should do the following. Open IIS. In Site Section, Select your web application. Below IIS > Click on Http Redirect. ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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SharePoint Add-in - Modify App Domain Name

Thanks @MHeld. I did change app domain initially set in Configure the app URLs to use step. Windows PowerShell command to configure app URLs: Set-SPAppDomain <appDomain> Everything is working ...
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Best practice to prevent user access while patching SharePoint

You could just create custom app_offline.htm file and copy it in the root of web application(s) on each WFE server in your farm. After you finish patching you just need to remove the app_offline.htm ...
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SharePoint Front End CPU spikes

I had a similar problem a while ago (with SP2010). We had one Web part with Ajax calls every 15 seconds. One WFE and 100s of users who opened the page in the morning and left it open. This resulted ...
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