IIS FAQ

  • In some cases administrators may generate a new CSR, but install an 'old' certificate while waiting for the new certificate to arrive. An unfortunate consequence of this action is that the link between IIS and the location of...

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  • With this manual a pending certificate request can be back-upped to a file, together with the private key. In addition this manual describes how the backup can be restored. Open Local Machine certificate store Click Start...

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  • We strongly advise you to always make a backup of the Private Key and the certificate. That way the certificate can be restored in case of technical problems. Open the Local Machine certificate store Start the MMC using S...

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  • Follow these steps to set-up the IIS Web server for HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS).  Configure headers per website Open the Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager via Start → Administrative Tools → IIS Man...

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  • Using file validation it is required to place a file on a specific folder location on the web server. The location needs to be an hidden directory, usually this is done by adding a dot in front of the folder name. Simply add...

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  • SSL version 2 hasn't been used as default protocol for years now, but is often found activated to support legacy-products. However, it can also be a considerable security risk. Many websites are still using SSL version 3, but...

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  • This manual applies to IIS 7 and above. For IIS to redirect, it is necessary to install a specific extension. After installation it is possible to redirect a URL via the web.config from HTTP to HTTPS. First download the URL...

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