Other Resources for IIS Administrators
This topic contains links to resources such as developer libraries, communities, newsgroups, support sites, downloads, product information, and news.
The following links, including their content, are subject to change without notice.
Support (Including Communities and Newsgroups)
Lists communities, newsgroups, chats, and other resources for developers and administrators using any Microsoft product. Join an IIS newsgroup to ask questions of other users and of the developers at Microsoft.
Contains articles written by people in the industry to help with specific scenarios and problems. Look here for the latest tools and bulletins.
Contains the support Web site for all customers. Look here for downloads, knowledge base articles, customer service, and links to community newsgroups where you often find answers from developers who work on the products that you use.
Contains articles and message boards that cater to .NET developers, complete with tutorials, samples, and community links.
Contains articles and message boards that cater to IIS developers and administrators who want to share information with their peers.
Contains resources such as news and product reports on the security issues affecting ecommerce environments.
Downloads and Samples
Contains downloadable code samples produced by customers and internal Microsoft developers who work with real-world development scenarios.
Provides download updates to SDKs, including sample source code, header files, and tools.
Provides automatic software updates for Microsoft software. Look here for tools to scan your system for available updates.
Lists useful tools and utilities that can be downloaded, such as the Log Parser tool.
Contains the source code for the URLScan ISAPI filter which stops many types of attacks on your server.
Contains the Software Developer Kits (SDKs) for all Microsoft products, as well as technical articles, seminars, columns, book excerpts, and downloads. Sample source code and header files are not available here. (See Platform SDK Update.)
Contains information on how to use the SDK header files in compiled applications.
Contains information about how to develop ADSI in applications or scripts to manage a computer. Basic methods defined in this SDK are needed when using the IIS ADSI provider.
Contains information about how to develop WMI in applications or scripts to manage a computer. Basic methods defined in this SDK are needed when using the IIS WMI provider.
Contains information about how to write VBScript and JScript code. This is useful for creating ASP files.
Contains information about how to develop ASP.NET applications, including tutorials and sample code.
Contains information about how to develop .NET applications in VB.NET, C#, and managed C++, including tutorials and sample code.
Contains information about how to develop applications in VB, C, and C++, including tutorials and sample code.
Contains information about how to develop COM+ applications. This is useful for creating COM components that are called from ASP files.
Product Information and News
Contains links to information about other Microsoft products that work with IIS, such as Application Center, BizTalk Server, Commerce Server, Content Management Server, Exchange Server, Host Integration Server, ISA Server, and SharePoint Portal Server.
Contains information for developing applications that use databases.
Contains the official Web site for the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Look here for specifications (proposed and final) and other articles.
Contains information about security on the Internet.
Contains information for Internet Service Providers (ISPs), including whitepapers, tools, and deployment guides.