wcf - What is w3wp.exe?

An Internet Information Services (IIS) worker process is a windows process (w3wp.exe) which runs Web applications, and is responsible for handling requests sent to a Web Server for a specific applic... Read More

asp.net mvc - Server cannot set status after HTTP headers have been sent IIS7.5

I'll broadly agree with Vagrant on the cause: your action was executing, writing markup to response stream the stream was unbuffered forcing the response headers to get written before the markup wri... Read More

iis - How do I create a user account for basic authentication?

Right click on Computer and choose "Manage" (or go to Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management) and under "Local Users and Groups" you can add a new user. Then, give that user permi... Read More

iis 7 - IIS7 Permissions Overview - ApplicationPoolIdentity

ApplicationPoolIdentity is actually the best practice to use in IIS7+. It is a dynamically created, unprivileged account. To add file system security for a particular application pool see IIS.net's "... Read More

asp.net - Avoid web.config inheritance in child web application using inheritInChildApplications

As the commenters for the previous answer mentioned, you cannot simply add the line... <location path="." inheritInChildApplications="false"> ...just below <configuration>. Instead, you need to wrap... Read More

asp.net - IIS7 folder permissions for web application

In IIS 7 (not IIS 7.5), sites access files and folders based on the account set on the application pool for the site. By default, in IIS7, this account is NETWORK SERVICE. Specify an Identity for an... Read More

iis 7 - IIS - 401.3 - Unauthorized

I have struggled on this same issue for several days. It can be solved by modifying the security user access properties of the file system folder on which your site is mapped. But IIS_IUSRS is not th... Read More

iis 7 - Is there a practical HTTP Header length limit?

Although each web server software has some limitations, there is a difference whether there’s a limit for the HTTP request line plus header fields or for each header field. Here’s a summary: Apache... Read More

asp.net - What is the difference between 'classic' and 'integrated' pipeline mode in IIS7?

Classic mode (the only mode in IIS6 and below) is a mode where IIS only works with ISAPI extensions and ISAPI filters directly. In fact, in this mode, ASP.NET is just an ISAPI extension (aspnetisapi.... Read More

iis 7 - IIS7 URL Redirection from root to sub directory

Here it is. Add this code to your web.config file: <system.webServer> <rewrite> <rules> <rule name="Root Hit Redirect" stopProcessing="true"> <match url="^$" /... Read More