Managing your Configuration Settings

Delegating Configuration to web.config Files

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IIS Team

Distributed, file-based configuration is a powerful feature of IIS that enables delegated management of Web application settings at a very granular level. This tutorial covers the structure of IIS...

Adding IE 9 MIME Types to IIS 7

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Randall DuBois

The preview release of Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) version 9 includes support for additional MIME Types for rich media applications. To support the additional MIME Types, the MIME types must b...

Metabase Compatibility with IIS 7 and Above

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Saad Ladki

The configuration system in IIS 7 and above is compatible with legacy configuration interfaces at the API level. It supports the Admin Base Objects (ABO) interface, also known as IMSAdminBase, as w...

How to Use Metabase Compatibility with IIS 7 and Above

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Tobin Titus

IIS 7 and and IIS 8 allow legacy configuration scripts and applications to continue running. There is an optional setup component that enables the Metabase system with its programmatic interfaces:...

Using Configuration History with IIS 7 and IIS 8

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Tobin Titus

In IIS 6.0, administrators had a safety net that allowed them to easily ascertain what changed in the IIS configuration. It was implemented as a history file that could be restored easily, and serv...

An Overview of Feature Delegation in IIS 7.0

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Saad Ladki

IIS feature delegation will interest you if you are one of the following: A server administrator and you are not the primary person providing content on your server. A developer and you want your s...

Understanding IIS 7.0 Configuration Delegation

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Saad Ladki

IIS introduces a brand-new file-based configuration system for its seventh product release. This new system emphasizes a data-driven system suited for an entire web platform where technologies like...

How to Use Configuration Delegation in IIS 7.0

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Saad Ladki

This article explains how to enable delegated configuration on the server. It discusses how to deploy configuration settings for the server and for your applications, together with the content page...

Shared Configuration

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IIS Team

The Internet changes the ways in which companies handle their day-to-day business and how they compete in the marketplace. With the advent of new Web technologies and an increase in the number of c...

Using Configuration Editor: Generate Scripts

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Crystal Hoyer

This walkthrough is aimed to demonstrate how to use Configuration Editor's Generate Script functionality through the example of Application Pool generation. Prerequisites This walkthrough requires...

Editing Collections with Configuration Editor

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Robert Lucero

Learn how to use Configuration Editor to edit collections. For this example we will be configuring Output Caching to highlight the new functionality. Prerequisites This walkthrough requires the fol...