Change the Password for an IIS Manager User Account (IIS 7)

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

Change the password for an IIS Manager user account when the account requires a new password, such as when a user forgets their password or if they disclose their password.


For information about the levels at which you can perform this procedure, and the modules, handlers, and permissions that are required to perform this procedure, see IIS Manager Users Feature Requirements (IIS 7).

Exceptions to feature requirements

  • None

To change the password for an IIS Manager user account

  1. Open IIS Manager. For information about opening IIS Manager, see Open IIS Manager (IIS 7).

  2. In the Connections pane, click the server node.

  3. In Features View, double-click IIS Manager Users.

  4. On the IIS Manager Users page, select the user whose password you want to change.

  5. In the Actions pane, click Change Password.

  6. On the Change Password dialog box, type a password in the Password and Confirm password boxes.

  7. Click OK.

See Also


Configuring IIS Manager Users (IIS 7)