IIS Manager Users
Updated: February 29, 2012
Applies To: Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012
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.
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The following tables describe the UI elements that are available on the feature page and in the Actions pane.
Displays the user name that is used to connect to sites or applications in IIS Manager.
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.
Opens the Add User dialog box in which you can add an IIS Manager user account.
Opens the Change Password dialog box in which you can change the password of an IIS Manager user.
Enables the selected user. This action is available only when a disabled item is selected from the list on the feature page.
Disables the selected user. This action is available only when an enabled item is selected from the list on the feature page.
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.
Type a user name of your choice in the box.
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.
Retype the password that you typed in the Password box.