The IIS Lockdown Wizard Undo Feature Does Not Restore Uninstalled Services

Article translations Article translations
Article ID: 311113
This article was previously published under Q311113
This article has been archived. It is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.
We strongly recommend that all users upgrade to Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) version 7.0 running on Microsoft Windows Server 2008. IIS 7.0 significantly increases Web infrastructure security. For more information about IIS security-related topics, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/prodtech/IIS.mspx
For more information about IIS 7.0, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.iis.net/default.aspx?tabid=1
Expand all | Collapse all

Symptoms

In the Internet Information Services (IIS) Lockdown Wizard, administrators can choose the option to uninstall unused services. This configuration option cannot be undone by using the undo operation in the IIS Lockdown Wizard.

Cause

When you run the IIS Lockdown Wizard, it creates a log file named Oblt-log.log that records the security configuration changes that are made. There is an option available in the wizard that you can select to uninstall the services that are not in use. The Oblt-log.log file, which is used when you use the wizard to undo a previous configuration, does not record that the services have been uninstalled. As a result, the undo feature does not restore any previously uninstalled services.

More information

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
310725 HOWTO: Run the IIS Lockdown Wizard Unattended

Properties

Article ID: 311113 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 5.0
Keywords: 
kbnosurvey kbarchive kbpending kbprb KB311113

Give Feedback

 

Contact us for more help

Contact us for more help
Connect with Answer Desk for expert help.
Get more support from smallbusiness.support.microsoft.com