Disable an IIS Manager User Account (IIS 7)

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

Disable an IIS Manager user account when you want to temporarily restrict the user from connecting to all sites and applications for which they have permissions. Disabling a user account lets you restrict the user without actually removing the user account from IIS Manager.


For more information about permanently removing an IIS Manager user, see Remove an IIS Manager User Account (IIS 7).


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 disable an IIS Manager user account

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

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

  3. On the IIS Manager Users page, select the user account that you want to disable.

  4. In the Actions pane, click Disable.

See Also


Configuring IIS Manager Users (IIS 7)