Wednesday, January 27, 2010

IIS 7.5 Features

A nice list of all new features in IIS 7.5 (the one in Windows Server 2008) is located in Michael Pietroforte post - Windows Server 2008 R2 new features - the complete list - Part 3: IIS 7.5 and Performance.
Internet Information Services 7.5 (IIS)

* PowerShell provider for IIS 7 has more than 50 new cmdlets
* Administration Pack extensions: Database Manager (SQL Server management within IIS
Manager), Configuration Editor (generate scripts with a GUI to automate administrative
tasks), IIS Reports, Request Filtering (HTTP filtering, URL rewriting, etc.)
* One-click publishing in Visual Studio 10
* Web Deployment Tool (formerly MS Deploy): Deployment, management, and migration of Web
applications, sites, and entire servers
* Configuration Tracing: track configuration changes to IIS and applications
* New performance counters
* .NET support for Server Core
* WebDav integration (was available before as a separate extension)
* URLScan 3.0 integration: restricts the types of HTTP requests (was available before as a
separate extension)
* FTP server services: integrated in the IIS administration interface; new .NET XML-based
*.config format; virtual host names for FTP sites; improved logging
* Integrated extensions: new kind of extensions that appear to be an integral part of IIS

See more detailed info at the IIS team post - IIS7 in Windows Server 2008 R2.

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