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security Element [IIS Settings Schema]

IIS 7.0

NoteNote:

For more information about the security element, see the following topic on the Microsoft IIS.net Web site: Security <security>.

Specifies the section group that contains security-related sections.

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements for this section.

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

Element

Description

access

Optional element.

Specifies configuration settings for Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) such as whether to use client certificates for authentication and crypto strength.

applicationDependencies

Optional element.

Specifies an application that has dependencies to one or more CGI or ISAPI extension restrictions.

authentication

Optional element.

Specifies authentication-related settings

authorization

Optional element.

Specifies authorization-related settings.

ipSecurity

Optional element.

Specifies access restrictions based on the IP version 4 address or DNS domain name.

isapiCgiRestriction

Optional element.

Specifies settings that restrict which CGI and ISAPI programs are allowed to run on the server.

requestFiltering

Optional element.

Specifies configuration settings for request filtering.

Parent Elements

Element

Description

configuration

Specifies the root element in every configuration file that is used by IIS 7.

system.webServer

Specifies the top-level section group (in ApplicationHost.config) in which this element is defined.

For more information about the security element, see the following topic on the Microsoft IIS.net Web site: Security <security>.

Configuration locations

Machine.config

ApplicationHost.config

Root application Web.config

Application Web.config

Directory Web.config

Requirements

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) version 7.0

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