IIS7 Go Live

IIS 7 Go Live

After months of preparing IIS7 for the release of Windows Server Codename "Longhorn" Beta 3, the IIS team is proud announce that IIS7 has reached a very high level of quality and is now ready for broad customer testing. To facilitate rigorous testing under real conditions, Microsoft is now offering Windows Server Codename "Longhorn" Beta 3 under a special Go Live license, prepared exclusively for IIS7. The IIS7 Go Live License permits customers to deploy beta releases of IIS7 into live production environments well before the official release of Windows Server Codename "Longhorn".

For Server Administrators
The broad availability of the IIS7 Go Live License means you can test powerful new Beta 3 server scenarios and plan IIS7 roll-outs months before Windows Server Codename "Longhorn" ships.

For Web Developers & Designers
Hosting companies are already offering *FREE* IIS7 Beta Hosting, so you can test and optimize your Web applications for IIS7 now, without ever having to install or setup a server.

For Hosters
With the IIS7 Go Live License, you can start enjoying the benefits of hosting on IIS7 now and offer your customers the latest in Windows based hosting before the competition.

6 Easy Steps to Go Live with IIS 7 Today

Step 1

Try Free IIS7 Beta Hosting

Whether you’re a pro developer or just a Web enthusiast with a site, free IIS7 Beta Hosting is the simplest way to Go Live today.

Step 2

Learn More about What’s New in Beta 3

IIS7 is debuting many capabilities for the first time in Beta 3. You can learn more from the latest articles here on IIS.NET.

Step 3

Download Windows Server Codename "Longhorn" Beta 3

To really get hands on with IIS7 you’ll need bits, but lucky for you, they are free to download from Microsoft.com.

Step 4

Review the End User Licensing Agreement for Go Live

Think you’re ready to put IIS7 in production? Carefully read the EULA first to see if going live is right for you.

Step 5

Get and Sign the IIS7 Go Live License

Anyone can get the IIS7 Go Live License today for free, just open the license on Connect and click "I Accept" at the bottom to sign it.

Step 6

Deploy IIS7 into Production

At this point, you are free to deploy Windows Server Codename "Longhorn" Beta 3 into a production Web hosting environment.