Internet Information Services (IIS) – formerly called Internet Information Server – is a web server application and set of feature extension modules created by Microsoft for use with Microsoft Windows. It is the most used web server after Apache HTTP Server. IIS 7.5 supports HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, FTPS, SMTP and NNTP. It is an integral part of Windows Server family of products, as well as certain editions of Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7. IIS is not turned on by default when Windows is installed.
This plugin allows users to interact with the Internet Information Services Server 6 (IIS6) and accomplish tasks such as managing servers, web sites, and virtual directories using the specific tools of IIS6 through command line.
Using this plugin you can:
- Configure IIS from scripts or executables
- Run tasks, such as create a virtual directory and create a web site
- Check the status of running processes to see if it ran successfully or if an error existed
- Determine what caused the error.