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Open IIS Manager (IIS 7)

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

You can open IIS Manager if you want to configure IIS 7 settings by using the user interface (UI). This procedure assumes that you are viewing the Control Panel in the default Category view.


IIS is not enabled be default when you install a Windows operating system. To use the IIS Manager, you must install or enable IIS on your computer. For information about installing IIS, see IIS 7 Installation and Deployment.

To open IIS Manager from the Start menu

  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • If you are using Windows Vista® or Windows Server® 2008, click System and Maintenance, and then click Administrative Tools.

    • If you are using Windows® 7 or Windows Server® 2008 R2, click System and Security, and then click Administrative Tools.

  3. In the Administrative Tools window, double-click Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.

  1. Click Start.

  2. In the Start Search box, type inetmgr and press ENTER.

See Also


IIS Manager (IIS 7)