Useful Extensions for IIS 7.X

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Nov 18, 2013 (4 years and 7 months ago)


Useful Extensions for IIS 7.X

Here are some useful extensions that may help you at your work…

URL Rewrite

IIS URL Rewrite 2.0 enables Web administrators to create powerful
rules to implement URLs that are easier for
users to remember and easier for search engines to find.

Install URL Rewrite

Application Request Routing

Microsoft Application Request Routing Version 1 for IIS 7 is a proxy based routing module that forwards HTTP
requests to content servers based on HTTP header
s and server variables, and load balance algorithms.

Install Application Request Routing

Application Warm
Up Module for IIS 7.5


IIS Application Warm
Up for IIS 7.5 enables IT Professionals to improve the responsiveness of their Web sites by
loading the Web applications before the

first request arrives.

Install Application Warm
Up Module for IIS 7.5

IIS Manager for Remote Administration

The new remote administration tool for IIS 7.0 provides end users and administrators with a way to remotely
manage IIS 7.0 servers from Windows Vista, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. The tool provides
s and users with a familiar user interface to manage and configure their servers.

Install IIS Manager for Remote Administration

Search Engine Optimization Toolkit

The IIS Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Toolkit helps Web developers, hosting providers, and Web server
administrators to improve their Web site’s relevance in search results by recommending how to make the site
tent more search engine

Install Search Engine Optimization Toolkit

Web Platform Installer

The Microsoft Web Platform
Installer (Web PI) is a free tool that makes it simple to download, install and keep up
date with the latest components of the Microsoft Web Platform, including Internet Information Services (IIS),
SQL Server Express, .NET Framework and Visual Web Devel

Install Web Platform Installer

Windows PowerShell Snap

The Windows PowerShell Snap
In for IIS 7.0 allows Web

administrators and hosting providers to easily automate
routine and complex IIS 7.0 administration tasks such as creating Web sites, and managing configuration and run
time data using Windows PowerShell.

Install Windows Powershell Snap

Dynamic IP Restrictions


The Dynamic IP Restrictions Extension for IIS provides IT Professionals and Hosters a configurabl
e module that
helps mitigate or block Denial of Service Attacks or cracking of passwords through Brute
force by temporarily
blocking Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of HTTP clients who follow a pattern that could be conducive to one of
such attacks.

Install Dynamic IP Restrictions


UrlScan 3.1

UrlScan version 3.1 is a security tool that restricts the types of HTTP requests

that Internet Information Services
(IIS) 6.0 will process. UrlScan screens all incoming requests to the server by filtering the requests based on rules
that are set by the administrator. Filtering requests helps secure the server by ensuring that only val
id requests are

Install UrlScan 3.1

Web Deploy

Web Deploy (Web Deployment Tool) simplifies the migration, managem
ent and deployment of IIS Web servers,
Web applications and Web sites. Administrators can use command
line scripting with Web Deploy to synchronize
IIS 6.0 and IIS 7.0 servers or to migrate an IIS 6.0 server to IIS 7.0. Web Deploy also enables administrato
rs and
delegated users to use IIS Manager to deploy ASP.NET and PHP applications to an IIS 7.0 server.

Install Web Deploy

Live Smooth Streaming

Live Smooth Streaming enables adaptive streaming of live events to Silverlight clients. Using HTTP to deliver live
events takes advantage of the scale of existing HTTP networks and keeps content close to the end user and makes
HD (720p+) a reality for live Web broadcasts as well as drastically increasing live event availability.

Install Live Smooth Streaming

Smooth Streaming

Smooth Streaming enables adaptive streaming of media to Silverlight clients over HTTP. Smooth Streaming
provides a high
quality viewing experience that scales massively on content distribution networks making true HD
media ex
periences (720p+) a reality.

Install Smooth Streaming

Smooth Streaming Player

The IIS Smooth Streaming Player Development

Kit allows you to build rich Silverlight user experiences that take
full advantage of IIS live and on
demand Smooth Streaming capabilities.

Install Smooth Streaming Player

FastCGI for IIS 6

The FastCGI Extension for IIS 6.0 enables popular application frameworks that support FastCGI protocol to be
hosted on the IIS web server in a high
performance and reliable way. FastCGI provi
des a high
alternative to the Common Gateway Interface (CGI), which has been supported by IIS since it’s first release.

Install FastCGI for IIS 6