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Start Page

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

Use the Start page to easily re-open recent connections and create new connections to Web servers, sites, and applications by using IIS Manager. You can also click links to online resources and review news about IIS.

UI Element List

 

Element Name Description

Recent connections

Displays a list of your recent connections to Web servers, sites, and applications. Double-click a connection in the list to re-open the connection. You might need to retype your account credentials to connect.

Connection tasks

Displays the following connection tasks:

  • Connect to localhost: Connects to the local computer by using the credentials of the Windows user who is currently logged on.

  • Connect to a server: Opens a wizard from which you can connect to a server by using a Windows administrator account.

  • Connect to a site: Opens a wizard from which you can connect to a site by using a Windows or IIS Manager user account that has permission to connect to the site.

  • Connect to an application: Opens a wizard from which you can connect to an application by using a Windows or IIS Manager user account that has permission to connect to the application.

Online resources

Displays a list of links to online resources about IIS.

IIS News

Displays recent IIS news. Click Enable IIS News in the IIS News bar to enable this feature.

See Also

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