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BITS IIS Server Extension

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

The Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) IIS Server Extension lets you configure an Internet Information Services (IIS) server to allow BITS clients to perform background, resumable file uploads to IIS virtual directories. Upon completion of a file upload, BITS Server can notify a Web application of the new file via the BITS Upload Protocol extension for HTTP POST. Your Web application can then optionally reply to the client's posting. For information about the BITS Upload Protocol extension for HTTP POST, see.http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=143105.

To install BITS IIS Server Extension
  1. In the Features Summary section of Server Manager, click Add Features.

  2. In the Add Features Wizard, select Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) and IIS Server Extension.

  3. Follow the wizard instructions that include installing required software (if indicated). For more information about how to use the Add Features Wizard, refer to the Server Manager online Help.

Configurable Options

Configurable options for the IIS Server Extension include limiting uploaded file size, automatic deletion of incomplete files after a predefined time period, and server farm support. For more information, see the following sections.

To remove BITS IIS Server Extension
  1. In the Features Summary section of Server Manager, click Remove Features.

  2. In the Remove Features Wizard, clear the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) check box and then click Next.

  3. Click Remove, and when you are prompted, click Close to exit the Remove Features Wizard.

  4. Restart the server to complete the BITS feature removal process. For more information about how to use the Remove Features Wizard, refer to the Server Manager online Help.

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