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Using IIS Manager to Configure IIS

This section describes how to manually configure IIS using IIS Manager, the user interface that is included with IIS.

IIS Manager is useful when administering a small number of IIS servers, or servers with small numbers of sites and virtual directories, or servers that need only infrequent configuration changes.

For information about alternatives to manual configuration, see Comparison of IIS Administration Features. For information about common administrative tasks, see the Getting Started section of the IIS User Documentation.

IIS 5.1 and earlier: The management user interface is called IIS snap-in and it runs in a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) window.

This section includes the following topics: