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:
The purpose of this article is to explain how to install, use, and remove the IIS Security "What If" tool. The IIS Security "What If" tool is a Dynamic HTML (DHTML) utility that is designed to help in troubleshooting security issues with IIS.
Note This utility requires a DHTML-enabled browser and has been tested with Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 4.0 and 5.0. Although the tool works with most DHTML-enabled browsers, Microsoft cannot guarantee compatibility with third-party Web browsers. Therefore, this article has been written specifically for use with Internet Explorer.
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center: Download the Iisperms.exe package now.For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.Note Microsoft Product Support Services does not support the installation or use of this tool. It is provided "as-is" to help IIS users.
Download Iisperms.exe and save it to your desktop.
After the download is complete, double-click the Iisperms.exe file on your desktop.
Specify a folder to extract the files to in the Unzip to Folder text box (for example, C:\Whatif).
Click Unzip to install the files to the specified folder.
Click OK after the files have been extracted, and then click Close