IIS 6.0 Administration Reference

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 with SP1

The reference section provides detailed information about the interfaces, objects, and data structures available for programming and administering IIS.

In This Section

This section contains the following topics:

  • Metabase Property Reference: This section defines the metabase properties used for IIS and includes code examples that show how to access the properties.

  • IIS 6.0 Registry Reference: This section defines the registry entries that pertain to IIS.

  • Events Reference: This section describes the events that IIS lists in the Event Viewer and explains how to use them to monitor your Web server.

  • IIS 6.0 Event Messages: This section describes the Error, Warning, and Information event messages generated by IIS 6.0, and the logs to use to monitor Web server performance.

  • Performance Counters Reference: This section describes the counters that you can enable in the System Monitor MMC snap-in, allowing you to evaluate the performance of your Web server.

  • IIS 6.0 Performance Counters: This section describes performance objects, the components that generate the data, and how you can use Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) to view these counters.

  • Timeouts Reference: This section defines the IIS time-out properties and explains how to individually set them to configure your Web server for different tasks.

  • Redirect Reference: This section explains how to format a server redirection correctly. For reference topics related to ASP, see the IIS Web Application Technology Reference section of the IIS Software Developer Kit (SDK).

  • Tracing Events Reference: This reference describes the events that can be recorded in the trace log when using request-based tracing or IIS Admin tracing.