IIS Programmatic Administration Reference
The IIS Programmatic Administration Referencedescribes the objects, interfaces, structures, methods, functions, errors, and other programming elements that developers can use when creating administration applications for IIS servers. For a comparison of technologies and features that are included with IIS, see Comparison of IIS Administration Features.
The IIS programmatic administration reference contains the following sections.
Describes the configuration properties of the IIS server that are stored in the IIS metabase.
Describes the scripting interfaces that are included with IIS that allow an application to configure metabase properties and nodes and manage applications from ASP or command-line scripts written in a COM-compliant scripting language such as Microsoft VBScript or JScript.
Describes the programming interfaces that are included with IIS that allow an application to configure metabase properties and nodes, manage applications, control the IIS services, or build custom logging applications.
Describes the custom error messages that are sent by IIS when a request can not be processed.
Describes the IIS event and error messages that are recorded in the application log of Event Viewer. The Application log can be parsed programmatically to search for specific IIS event messages that are of concern to an IIS administrator.
Describes the fields and HTX keywords that can be used in IDC files.
Describes the properties that are recorded in the IIS log files for selected requests.
Describes the performance counters of IIS that measure quantities of information or data, according to the number, size, duration, and rate of data that is requested or received.
Describes legacy and global IIS configuration information that is stored in the registry.
Client: Requires Windows XP Professional, Windows 2000 Professional, or Windows NT Workstation 4.0.
Server: Requires Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000 Server, or Windows NT Server 4.0.