pillar Element

Updated: September 26, 2009

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

The pillar element defines a category or grouping of products displayed on a tab page defined by a pillarTab element.

<pillar>
  <id>WebServer</id>
  <name resourceName="Tab_WebPlatform_Pillar_WebServer_Name">Web Server</name>
  <description resourceName="Tab_WebPlatform_Pillar_WebServer_Description">Easily manage, deploy and host web applications, sites and services with the Internet Information Services (IIS) Web Server.  Expand the capabilities of your IIS web server with the latest extensions. </description>
  <groupingId>WebPlatformFamilyGrouping</groupingId>
  <recommended>
    <productId>StaticContent</productId>
    <productId>DefaultDocument</productId>
    <productId>DirectoryBrowse</productId>
    <productId>HTTPErrors</productId>
    <productId>HTTPLogging</productId>
    <productId>LoggingTools</productId>
    <productId>RequestMonitor</productId>
    <productId>IISManagementConsole</productId>
    <productId>StaticContentCompression</productId>
    <productId>RequestFiltering</productId>
    <productId>IIS51</productId>
    <productId>IIS60</productId>
  </recommended>
</pillar>

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

 

Element Description

id

Specifies the ID of the group tab.

name

Specifies the name displayed for the tab in the Web PI interface. The resourceName attribute defines a resource name associated with the tab.

description

Specifies the description for the tab that is displayed in the interface. The resourceName attribute defines a resource description associated with the tab.

groupingId

Specifies the ID associated with the id child element of a grouping element. The grouping defines the products that are displayed on the pillar tab in the Web PI interface.

recommended

Contains one or more child productId elements that specify the IDs of products to include in the grouping. The products are displayed on the pillar tab when a user clicks on the tab to install the products in the grouping defined by the pillar element. The product ID is defined by the productId element in the associated entry element.

Parent Elements

 

Element Description

pillarTab

Defines a tab that includes one or more categories or groupings of products.

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