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:
This article provides a list of tools you can use to simulate load for your Web applications. By simulating load for your application, you can test concurrency issues as well as better understand how your application behaves under stress. Testing load and concurrency by refreshing a browser is not considered a valid test.
The following Web stress tools are available from Microsoft:
- Web Capacity Analysis Tool
- The IIS 6.0 Resource Kit Tools include WCAT 5.2. To download the IIS 6.0 Resource Kit Tools, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
- The IIS 7.0 Web Capacity Analysis tool can be downloaded from the following Microsoft Web site:
- Visual Studio Team System 2008 Test Edition
For more information, visit the following Microsoft Web site: