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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:
Accessing W3 and FTP Performance Monitor counters remotely throughPerformance Monitor or PerfMon APIs may cause the following problems:
W3 and FTP counters stop showing any activity.
W3 and FTP objects do not show up in Performance Monitor when you try to add them.
The computer being monitored may generate a blue screen.
These problems occur intermittently when you are creating and deletingremote W3 and FTP counters.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Internet InformationServer version 4.0. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.