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IIS Manager Users

Published: February 29, 2012

Updated: February 29, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2



Use the IIS Manager Users feature page to manage user accounts that can be permitted to connect to sites or applications on the Web server. IIS Manager credentials are specific to IIS, and they are not recognized by Windows or by any other applications on the server.

Sort the list by clicking one of the feature page column headings or select a value from the Group by drop-down list to group similar items.

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The following tables describe the UI elements that are available on the feature page and in the Actions pane.

 

Element Name Description

Name

Displays the user name that is used to connect to sites or applications in IIS Manager.

Status

Displays whether the user account is enabled or disabled. Only enabled users can use IIS Manager to connect to the sites and applications to which they are granted permission.

 

Element Name Description

Add User

Opens the Add User dialog box in which you can add an IIS Manager user account.

Change Password

Opens the Change Password dialog box in which you can change the password of an IIS Manager user.

Enable

Enables the selected user. This action is available only when a disabled item is selected from the list on the feature page.

Disable

Disables the selected user. This action is available only when an enabled item is selected from the list on the feature page.

Remove

Removes the selected item from the list. This also removes any permissions that were granted to the selected user in sites and applications.

Use the Add User dialog box to add a user account to IIS Manager. IIS Manager user credentials are valid only in IIS Manager, and these credentials are used to authenticate the user when the user connects to a site or an application by using IIS Manager. Users can configure delegated features in any sites and applications to which a server administrator grants them permission.

Use the Change Password dialog box to change the password of the selected IIS Manager user account.

 

Element Name Description

User name

Type a user name of your choice in the box.

noteNote
This box is not enabled when you are changing a user's password.

Password

Type a password in the box. To enhance security, you should type a strong password. Strong passwords have a minimum of six characters and contain a combination of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols.

Confirm password

Retype the password that you typed in the Password box.

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