Share via

Web Server (IIS)

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

The Web Server (IIS) role includes Internet Information Services (IIS) 7, which is a unified Web platform that integrates IIS, ASP.NET, Windows Communication Foundation, and Windows SharePoint Services. IIS 7 lets you share information with users on the Internet, an intranet, or an extranet. Windows Server® 2008 delivers IIS 7.0, which is also included with some editions of Windows Vista®. Windows Server® 2008 R2 delivers IIS 7.5, which is also included in some editions of Windows® 7.

More About IIS 7

Use the following table to find content about IIS 7.

Learn About IIS 7

Learn more about IIS 7, including information about new features and links to IIS and related resources.

IIS 7 Installation and Deployment

Find information about how to install and deploy IIS 7.

IIS 7 Operations Guide

View content about IIS administration and configuration tasks and concepts.

IIS Extensions

Learn more about the IIS extensions that you can add to IIS 7, including user interface (UI) Help and articles about how to use the extensions.

Web Platform Installer

Get information about the Web Platform Installer (Web PI).

IIS 7.0 Installed Help and IIS 7.5 Installed Help

View the IIS installed Help online in the TechNet Library. is the official Microsoft IIS Web site. You can find the latest IIS articles and IIS team blogs here, and you can interact with the IIS community by using the forums.