Working with UrlScan

UrlScan Setup

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Nazim Lala

Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008. IIS version 5.1, 6.0 or 7.0 or above (depending on the platform). Installation Steps Run UrlScan v3.1 MSI installer for either...

Common UrlScan Scenarios

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Nazim Lala

This article provides a list of common usage scenarios for UrlScan Version 3.1, and how to enable the scenarios using the UrlScan.ini configuration. Creating Rules to Disallow String Patterns in Pa...

UrlScan FAQ

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Nazim Lala

The following section provides answers to frequently asked questions about UrlScan. Question: What is UrlScan? Answer: UrlScan is a security tool that screens all incoming requests to the server by...

Data Mining UrlScan 3 Logs using LogParser 2.2

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Robert McMurray

Microsoft has released version 3.1 of UrlScan , and one of the great new features in this version is log files that conform to the W3C Extended Log File Format . What this means to administrators i...

UrlScan Overview

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Nazim Lala

UrlScan is a security tool that restricts the types of HTTP requests that Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) will process. By blocking specific HTTP requests, the UrlScan security tool h...

UrlScan 1 Reference

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Robert McMurray

Note : UrlScan 1.0 has been replaced by UrlScan 3.1 and should not be used. If you are using UrlScan 1.0, you should download and install the latest version. The information on this page is include...

UrlScan 2 Reference

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Robert McMurray

Note : UrlScan 2.x has been replaced by UrlScan 3.1 . If you are using UrlScan 2.x, you should download and install the latest version. The information on this page is presented for reference purpo...

UrlScan 3 Reference

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Robert McMurray

Note : UrlScan 3.0 has been replaced by UrlScan 3.1. If you are using UrlScan 3.0, you should download and install the latest version. Microsoft released UrlScan 3.0 as a separate download, which a...

Overview of UrlScan Versions

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Robert McMurray

UrlScan primarily consists of two parts: the UrlScan ISAPI filter named UrlScan.dll, and a configuration file named UrlScan.ini. ( Note : Some of the earlier versions of UrlScan contained an additi...