Configure Default Delegation Settings for a Site or an Application (IIS 7)

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista

You can delegate configuration of features in sites or applications when you want users to be able to configure features in the sites on your Web server or to configure features in the applications in a site. When you configure default delegation at a parent level, such as at the site level, you also affect all children in the parent.

For information about the levels at which you can perform this procedure, and the modules, handlers, and permissions that are required to perform this procedure, see Delegation Feature Requirements (IIS 7).

Exceptions to feature requirements

  • None

  1. Open IIS Manager. For information about opening IIS Manager, see Open IIS Manager (IIS 7).

  2. In the Connections pane:

    • If you want to delegate features of all sites on your Web server, click the server node in the tree.

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      To delegate features of all sites on a Web server, you must be a server administrator.

    • If you want to delegate features of all applications in a site, use the tools in the Connections pane to connect to the site that contains the applications. Then click the site in the tree.

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      To delegate features of all applications in a site, you must be a server administrator, or a user who has permission to connect to the site that contains the applications.

  3. In Features View, double-click Feature Delegation.

  4. On the Feature Delegation page, select a feature in the list and then click the desired delegation state from the Actions pane.

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