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Questions relating to Internet Information Server, the underlying web server software used to host Sitecore-based websites.

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IIS URL Rewrite

I am working on Sitecore 9.2 project and using 301 redirect for our website. Right now the URL structure of our site is https://www.example.com/language/sitename but the SEO recommendation is to have ...
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If I add a CSV file to the media library and visit that item in Sitecore, a file is downloaded automatically with the content of that media item

I want to upload a CSV file into our media library. In our Dev environment, this works as expected, the file uploads, shows up in the content tree, mime-type/extension is getting set appropriately, ...
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Sitecore website as a subsite of an existing non-Sitecore website

We have two websites: the first one is non-Sitecore website (e.g. 'www.non-sitecore-site.com') the second one is Sitecore website (e.g. 'www.sitecore-site.com') My task is to make the second one (...
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This site cant be reached error while I am loading sitecore 8.2 client

It is working fine few days back. But, suddenly my local environment ends up with below error. I have tried installing new instances of sitecore as well but no luck. +Adding Windows Network ...
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Add a new Sitecore 9 instance

I'm having a lot of trouble finding documentation for Sitecore 9 and setting everything up. I installed Sitecore 9 and have a working website, but how would I add another website instance? In 8, it ...
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HTTPS to HTTPS 301 redirect for whole domain?

We have a Sitecore.NET 8.1 (rev. 160519) installation running IIS (version 8.5.9600.16384) Our instance runs roughly 600 websites and we often have clients that switch their domain name after already ...
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Can I safely disable HTTP methods DELETE and OPTIONS?

A recent security audit recommended that I disable the HTTP methods DELETE and OPTIONS. I am not opposed to doing this, but have been unable to find any documentation indicating that I can do so ...
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Redirect URL A to URL B

I want to redirect one URL to the another. Suppose, I have 2 URLs www.abc.com/home/gateway [Item for /gateway is not created in sitecore] www.xyz.com/newgateway.php [This is not a Sitecore Webpage] ...
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Not able to access JSON file in Sitecore web root folder

I have added a JSON file veevaweb2pdf.sitemap.json and a text file veevaweb2pdf.txt for a third-party plug-in. I am able to access the text file but not JSON file in all UAT, Staging and Production ...
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While installing Sitecore commerce 9 update 3 getting IIS location not found

Install-SitecoreConfiguration : Cannot find path 'IIS:\Sites\xxxx.mysite.name' because it does not exist.
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Sitecore CD instance - Restrict access to Sitecore folder without blocking keepalive.aspx?

I have a CD/CM site which I hardened by restricting access to Sitecore by adding "sitecore" to the Hidden Segments in the Request Filtering section in IIS (second answer here). However, this has ...
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Multiple websites hosted in the same app pool

Is it possible to have two or more Sitecore instances with different code bases running in the same (single) application pool?
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Connection keep-alive not coming in Response Header - Sitecore 9.0.1 -Windows Server 2016 - GTMetrix report

I have enabled allowKeepAlive setting for my application on IIS by set common header (as shown below) but getting connection as close every time in response header. My application is developed using ...
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What does this “Domain User” mean in Sitecore 8.2.7 Installation Guide?

I have installed Sitecore 8.2.7 couple of times. But recently I figured out that I might have missed the step in the following section, "Windows Authentication for Sitecore". I am not sure what the "...
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Commerce crashing after longer inactivity

We are using Sitecore Commerce 9.0.2. On our test server, usually after a weekend (thus assumption that the inactivity time is significant factor here) the Commerce responds with a InvalidShopCurrency ...
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Moving whole Sitecore instance to another location using Sitecore 8.2.7

When installing Sitecore instance, I chose a wrong physical path but it was meant to be at a different location. I realized that I get 404 error when I moved whole Sitecore folder (Web and Data, but ...
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Why would I see a double log file, or be missing a log file?

While investigating some missing log files, I found that quite frequently we had short periods with two log files, created with about a second of each other, directly after a recycle. We have a ...
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Sitecore 8.0 crashing w3wp.exe when choosing if a version is unpublished or published

I have an instance of sitecore 8.0 setup (CD and CM separate servers). On the CM server we've noticed that if a page has multiple versions, and a user then tried to mark one of the versions as ...
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Map SXA multi site to single domain with different ports

Is there any way to attach two SXA sites from one Sitecore instance (IIS instance) to different port number of one domain name? For example: http://abc.com is on port 80 and pointing to one sxa site. ...
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Sitecore 301 Redirect or IIS URL Rewrite

I am working on Sitecore project and using 301 redirect for our website. Right now our redirect chain is http://example.com/ >> http://www.example.com >> https://www.example.com >> https://www....
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SSL certificate requirements for Sitecore 9 Update 1

We have followed installation guide for Sitecore 9.0.1 and installed it on our dev machines. We have used the same approach also on TEST machine. This TEST machine is also standalone installation ...
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Exception while switching Lucene to Solr 4.1 on Sitecore 7.2

I am attempting to switch an instance of Sitecore 7.2 from Lucene to Solr on my local machine. I followed a well written guide detailing the steps, but I can't make it work. My environment: ...
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Deleting the media cache folder resets app pool

We are having an issue with the app pool resetting in IIS after a media cache folder deletion. This only happens when we have a lot of images (~20 GBs) cached. Everything I've read says that deleting ...
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Unable to cast object of type 'Sitecore.Web.SessionEndWorkerRequest'

For one of our current assignment, we are on: Sitecore 7.2 (rev. 141226) SOLR 4.6.1 Sitecore Media Framework 4.1 - Brightcove Clay Tablet 3.10.1 Mentioning the details cause recently we ...
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Is there a reason that I am not able to run my Sitecore 7.2 locally?

I have published to my File system: c:/Sites/intranet-local/Website I have created a website under Sites in IIS: pointing to the above. I received the following error: Cannot read configuration ...
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Hitting a 'local' sitecore 9 instance from another machine [closed]

I have a 'local' style deployed Sitecore 9 development environment on a VM. I have to make a callout to invoke it from an external machine to test some functionality, however, I don't completely ...
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Gzip causing an error in the experience editor

Just set up a new machine, so... I have a site running locally Sitecore 8.1.160519, The site has GZip enabled. I see the appropriate header if I just browse to the site. But if I go to the ...
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Sitecore using multiple IIS Websites configured with same physical path

We have a multiple sites Sitecore instance at our client. The architect is attempting to reconfigure that each sub-site has a dedicated IIS Website pointing to one physical path where the instance is ...
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Renaming Sitecore IIS site causes memory leak?

This is an oddball, but I'm curious if anyone else ran into this. When we installed Sitecore, we used a name that we didn't want to at the end of the day. We went through and stopped the site and app ...
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Client caching and gzip settings not working

I am trying to optimize image, js, and css delivery by enabling gzip compression and setting the client cache policy. The issue is, it doesn't seem like any of the settings are being used. Here is the ...
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How to properly setup Active Directory authentication using LDAPLogin.aspx?

I've setup the Active Directory module (1.3) and the final step that I can't quite figure out is how to get the ldaplogin.aspx page to work without prompting for credentials. Checklist: Windows ...
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How to enable Directory Browsing on a folder on a Sitecore web site?

I would like to allow directory browsing and anonymous access for a specific folder in Sitecore, but I can't find out how. Does anyone have a clue about how to achieve this?
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Which IIS role services are required for Sitecore?

I'm working on a new Sitecore 8.1 dev/uat/production infrastructure. We would like to reduce our possible attack surface and have a hardened installation from the start. One of the Sitecore ...
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Sitecore daily outages [closed]

This is possibly not sitecore related, but since it is a sitecore setup, I'm counting on your expertise We have a strange event happening on one of our clients website The website goes down for about ...
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Does Sitecore add X-Frame-Options: SAMEORIGIN?

I have a Sitecore 8.1 Update-3 solution. We have some simple ASPX files that we are trying to use as part of a Facebook application. Apparently the Facebook application displays the pages in an iFrame....
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What is the recommended application pool identity to use for Sitecore?

I have always used "Network Service" as the application pool identity for Sitecore since 6.0 through 8.1 and never had any problems. A co-worker stated recently that the "AppPoolIdentity" is the ...
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Hostname bindings for IIS in Sitecore Azure PaaS

For Sitecore Azure (up to 8.1) how are the hostnames configured for Azure PaaS CD environments? Is this something which happens automatically based on settings found in Sitecore.config/Web.config?
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How to set X-Frame-Options to deny?

I have a recently upgraded solution, now running on Sitecore 8.1-upd3. Apparently in this version, Sitecore includes a http module to include a X-Frame-Options header, set to SAMEORIGIN: <add type="...
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What is the purpose of keepalive.aspx?

I know that this the page is called every 15 minutes (by default) by a scheduled task. <agent type="Sitecore.Tasks.UrlAgent" method="Run" interval="00:15:00"> <param desc="url">/service/...
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Are there specific IIS setting recommendations for Sitecore?

Are there any specific setting changes for IIS specific to Sitecore? Or are general ASP.NET IIS best practices fully applicable to Sitecore?
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Sitecore 7.1 IIS workers fighting with each other

Has anyone had an issue that you have multiple worker processes under application pool which are trying to write the data under the data/index folder and that are colliding with each other?