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Appendix F: Configuring IIS for Download Performance

Applies To: Windows Server 2003 with SP2, Windows Server Update Services

You can limit the bandwidth for all Web sites or a specific Web site, such as the WSUS Web site, using IIS Manager.

  1. Open IIS Manager (click Start, click Administrative Tools, and then click Internet Information (IIS) Manager).

  2. Navigate to the Web Sites node under the local computer, right-click the node, and then click Properties.

  3. Select the Performance tab.

  4. Under Bandwidth throttling, select Limit the total network bandwidth available for all Web sites on this server, and then specify the maximum bandwidth in kilobytes per second (the default is 1024). You cannot specify a bandwidth lower than 1024 kilobytes per second.

  5. Click OK.

noteNote
You must be logged on as an administrator or have run IIS as an administrator to perform this procedure.

  1. Open IIS Manager (click Start, click Administrative Tools, and then click Internet Information (IIS) Manager).

  2. Navigate to the Web Sites node under the local computer, select the specific Web site, right-click the node, and then click Properties.

  3. Select the Performance tab.

  4. Under Bandwidth throttling, select Limit the total network bandwidth available for all Web sites on this server, and then specify the maximum bandwidth in kilobytes per second (the default is 1024). You cannot specify a bandwidth lower than 1024 kilobytes per second.

  5. Click OK.

noteNote
You must be logged on as an administrator or have run IIS as an administrator to perform this procedure.

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