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Server Migration

Intended Audience
This article is intended for system administrators who have at least an intermediate skill level when working with Windows Server 2012 operating system operations and administration.
Introduction
If you were...
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FTP

Installation Requirements
Prior to installing FTP the IIS 8.0 role must be added to the Windows Server 2012 instance. If you have previously installed the IIS role without FTP support this article will walk you through setting it...
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Cloud Sites currently supports the following versions of the software:
 
Technology
Versions Supported

Linux


PHP


5.3 and 5.4


Apache


2.2


MySQL


5.0, 5.1


Windows


ASP.NET


2.0, 3.5 SP1, 4.0, and 4.5


Windows...
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IIS and ASP.NET

Installing IIS (IIS 8.0) on Windows Server 2012
This article walks you through setting up the IIS 8.0 role on Windows Server 2012 through the use of the Server Manager. This article will not provide assistance on additional...
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Introduction:
To be able to view server configuration information and what is installed on an our IIS system using ASP Classic you will need to access an ASP Information file.  An example of an ASP Information file is:

How to...
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The Rackspace Cloud Sites product used to give customers the ability to set up a hosting environment in which customers serve Windows/IIS applications from a Linux/PHP based site and vice versa. Cloud Sites removed this ability...
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Cloud Sites currently supports the following versions of the software:
 
Technology
Versions Supported

Linux


PHP


5.3 and 5.4


Apache


2.2


MySQL


5.0, 5.1


Windows


ASP.NET


2.0, 3.5 SP1, 4.0, and 4.5


Windows...
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Below is our default document list for sites that have Windows/IIS set as their default technology:
iisstart.htm
index.aspx
index.asp
index.html
index.htm
default.aspx
default.asp
default.html
default.htm
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Contents


1 The IIS 7 URL Rewrite Module

1.1 Example #1


1.2 Example #2


1.3 Example #3


1.4 Example #4


1.5 References



2...
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You can enable detailed error messages for your classic ASP site defaulted to Windows/IIS by using a web.config file with the following code. This is useful in diagnosing issues with a site but for security reasons should be...
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You can enable custom error messages for your ASP .NET application defaulted to Windows/IIS by using a web.config file with a "customErrors" setting configured.
We have included example web.config files below.  For more detailed...
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You can change the default index file for your site defaulted to Windows/IIS by using a web.config file with the following:

<configuration>
<system.webServer>
<defaultDocument>
<...
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The Rackspace Cloud provisions IIS sites in “Integrated Mode.” Running sites in Integrated Mode enhances application performance. However, if you encounter an issue with your ASP.NET site, please review the following potential...
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NOTE: This article refers to the Cloud Sites Control Panel. You can access this interface from the Cloud Control Panel by clicking your username in the upper-right corner of the control panel and selecting Cloud Sites Control...
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If you would like to add an additional extension or change the mimetype for an extension, please always use the following code:
<configuration>
<system.webServer>
<staticContent>
<remove...
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On the ASP.NET platform, it's not uncommon to use a third-party assembly to make features accessible from your code that you find useful, but that may not be available from the .NET framework. To do this, you deploy the module in...
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Custom 404's can be set for ASP and .NET sites by adding the following code to the bottom of the web.config file before the final </configuration>. You will need both options to redirect all 404's.
Classic ASP and Static...
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Custom 404's can be set for ASP and .NET sites by adding the following code to the bottom of the web.config file before the final </configuration>. You will need both options to redirect all 404's.
Classic ASP and Static...
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HttpHandlers in Integrated Mode
If your website is running in integrated mode, you may have noticed your HttpHandlers no longer function even though they are set in your web.config.

Explanation
This is actually the expected...
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Linux and PHP

The Rackspace Cloud Sites product used to give customers the ability to set up a hosting environment in which customers serve Windows/IIS applications from a Linux/PHP based site and vice versa. Cloud Sites removed this ability...
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Cloud Sites currently supports the following versions of the software:
 
Technology
Versions Supported

Linux


PHP


5.3 and 5.4


Apache


2.2


MySQL


5.0, 5.1


Windows


ASP.NET


2.0, 3.5 SP1, 4.0, and 4.5


Windows...
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Linux MySQL

 
Cloud Sites currently supports the following versions of the software:
 
Technology
Versions Supported

Linux


PHP


5.3 and 5.4


Apache


2.2


MySQL


5.0, 5.1


Windows


ASP.NET


2.0, 3.5 SP1, 4.0, and 4.5


Windows...
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MSSQL

 
Cloud Sites currently supports the following versions of the software:
 
Technology
Versions Supported

Linux


PHP


5.3 and 5.4


Apache


2.2


MySQL


5.0, 5.1


Windows


ASP.NET


2.0, 3.5 SP1, 4.0, and 4.5


Windows...
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Windows Server 2003

Note:  Rackspace no longer offers Cloud Servers with Windows 2003, but these instructions are here for legacy support purposes.
 
Problem:  In Windows 2003 R2, Internet Information Server (IIS) downloads are slow or disconnect...
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Windows Firewall

Note:  Rackspace no longer offers Cloud Servers with Windows 2003, but these instructions are here for legacy support purposes.
 
Problem:  In Windows 2003 R2, Internet Information Server (IIS) downloads are slow or disconnect...
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Windows Tools

Note:  Rackspace no longer offers Cloud Servers with Windows 2003, but these instructions are here for legacy support purposes.
 
Problem:  In Windows 2003 R2, Internet Information Server (IIS) downloads are slow or disconnect...
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Uncategorized

By design, WCF cannot have multiple IIS bindings. When using WCF you may see this error: "This collection already contains an address with scheme http"
To work around this, you can write a custom service factory to intercept and...
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NOTE: This article refers to the Cloud Sites Control Panel. You can access this interface from the Cloud Control Panel by clicking your username in the upper-right corner of the control panel and selecting Cloud Sites Control...
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This article will walk you through setting up FTP users in IIS 7.0. This allows you to create users that
have access to your FTP site, but otherwise cannot access your server.

Requirements
Before you begin, you will want to...
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You can use the following code saved into a file with a .asp extension to test CDONTS functionality:
<%
Dim myMail
Set myMail = Server.CreateObject ("CDONTS.NewMail")
myMail.From = "webmaster@example.com"
myMail.To = "nobody@...
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We provide an ASP component installed on all the web servers that allows uploading files using classic asp. This component is called Persits AspUpload. If you want to upload files without giving public write, you can impersonate...
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Apache

You can change the default index file for your site defaulted to Windows/IIS by using a web.config file with the following:

<configuration>
<system.webServer>
<defaultDocument>
<...
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If you would like to add an additional extension or change the mimetype for an extension, please always use the following code:
<configuration>
<system.webServer>
<staticContent>
<remove...
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File Transfers and File Sharing

If you are using a Windows server and you only need to upload a few small files from your local machine, you can copy them to your clip board and use Local Resources to paste them to your Windows Cloud Server.   If you have more...
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- Getting Started -

If you are using a Windows server and you only need to upload a few small files from your local machine, you can copy them to your clip board and use Local Resources to paste them to your Windows Cloud Server.   If you have more...
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SSL

This article will walk you through setting up SSL in IIS 7.0 using the IIS Manager.

Requirements
In order to set up SSL on your server, you will need to first purchase a certificate from a SSL provider such as RapidSSL or...
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Managed Operations

Managed Operations provides support beyond Managed Infrastructure, including direct assistance with resizes, snapshots, host machine issues, adding and removing servers, and managing IP addresses. To ensure Fanatical Support,...
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Microsoft .NET

Custom 404's can be set for ASP and .NET sites by adding the following code to the bottom of the web.config file before the final </configuration>. You will need both options to redirect all 404's.
Classic ASP and Static...
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