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Customize IIS Settings

Using your control panel, you can customize the IIS Settings for directories on your...

Upgrading Your Windows Hosting Account to IIS 7

Existing Windows Shared Hosting accounts running IIS 6 can upgrade to IIS 7. For...

Changing Pipeline Mode on Your Windows IIS 7 Hosting Account

Windows hosting accounts running IIS 7 offer two pipeline modes: classic and...

Recycle Your Application Pool (Windows)

If you have a Windows hosting, you can recycle your account's application pool....

Which version of IIS am I using?

Our Web & Classic Windows shared hosting accounts offer multiple versions of IIS, so...

Using CDO to Send Email from Your Windows Shared Hosting Web Site

Collaboration Data Objects (CDO) can be used to send email from Windows shared hosting...

Can I use Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) with my IIS 7 Windows shared hosting account?

Yes, our Windows shared hosting accounts running IIS 7 support the use of...

Microsoft URL Rewrite Module

Windows hosting accounts using IIS 7 support the Microsoft® URL Rewrite Module,...

Disabling HTTP Compression with Your Windows Web Hosting Account

Our Windows Web Hosting accounts use HTTP compression to improve your website's...

Change Your Default/Index File (Windows)

Your hosting account's default file displays when visitors go to your site. For more...

What is pipeline mode?

Pipeline mode refers to how a Web server processes client requests. IIS 7 offers two...

What do the different IIS settings do?

These are the different IIS Settings you can apply to the directories in your Windows...

Are there any IIS 7 features not supported on your Windows shared hosting accounts?

While the vast majority of IIS 7 functionality is supported by our Windows hosting...

Can I connect to the IIS manager under IIS 7?

For security reasons, we do not allow access to IIS manager under IIS 7. You can,...

How should I send email from my IIS 7 Windows shared hosting Web site?

Windows shared hosting accounts running IIS 7 can use Collaboration Data Objects (CDO)...

Is IIS 7 available for my Windows hosting account?

Yes, IIS 7 is supported on new Windows shared hosting accounts. Once your account is...

Enabling Caching on Your Windows Hosting Account Using clientCache

With our Windows hosting accounts, you can create caching rules to enhance your...