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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.mspxFor more information about IIS 7.0, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.iis.net/default.aspx?tabid=1All the default security-related configuration settings in IIS 6.0 meet or exceed the security configuration settings that are made by the IIS Lockdown Tool. Therefore, you do not have to run this tool on Web servers that are running IIS 6.0. However, if you are upgrading from an earlier version of IIS, you should run the IIS Lockdown Tool before the upgrade to enhance the security of the Web server.
This step-by-step article describes how to create a custom server type for use with the Internet Information Services (IIS) Lockdown Wizard.
In the Iislockd.ini file, administrators can create custom server type templates for use with the IIS Lockdown Wizard. A custom server type template appears in the Lockdown Wizard as a configurable server type and can also be used when you run Iislockd.exe unattended.
After you create the custom server type template, the Iislockd.ini file may resemble the following:
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310725/ )How to run the IIS Lockdown Wizard unattended in IIS