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How To Install an ISAPI Filter Dynamic-Link Library
Article ID: 150312 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q150312
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ISAPI filters can be used with Internet Information Server to add features such as monitoring HTTP transactions or authentication. Filters can be loaded when the W3SVC service starts if they are added to a special key in the registry for IIS 1.0 through IIS 3.0, or in the metabase for IIS 4.0 and IIS 5.0.
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IIS 1.0 - IIS 3.0
To install an ISAPI filter for use with a Microsoft Internet Server, follow these steps:
To install an ISAPI filter for use with a Microsoft Internet Information Server version 4.0 or 5.0, follow these steps:
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/327611/ )IIS 6.0: ISAPI filters for earlier versions of IIS may not load
Article ID: 150312 - Last Review: July 7, 2008 - Revision: 5.1