IIS Manager Permissions Feature Requirements (IIS 7)

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista

This topic describes the requirements for configuring IIS Manager permissions for the following roles:

  • IIS Manager users

  • Windows users or members of a Windows group


See individual procedures for exceptions to these requirements.


The procedures for configuring IIS Manager Permissions can be performed at the following levels in IIS:

  • Web server

Modules and Handlers

The necessary modules and handlers must be installed on the Web server and enabled at the level at which you perform this procedure.


Modules can be enabled only at the Web server, site, and application levels, but handlers can be enabled at all levels.

The following modules are required:

  • WindowsAuthentication

  • WindowsAuthenticationModule

The following handler is required:

  • None

Required Permissions

If you perform procedures in this section by using IIS Manager, you must be a server administrator.

See Also


Configuring Permissions for IIS Manager Users and Windows Users (IIS 7)