IIS7 – where is the "Web Services Extensions" option which was there in IIS6?


In IIS6, we had a separate node in the left pane to add/view/delete “Web Services Extensions”. Here in IIS7 manager, it is presented as the “ISAPI and CGI Restrictions” and you can find this on the global level Features view:

  • Click on the Computer name in the left pane (root node in the tree)
  • In the Features view, select “ISAPI and CGI Restrictions”
  • You will find the list of extensions and their status.

Also, if you wonder where is the option to allow all Unknown ISAPI / CGI which was there earlier in IIS6, just right click and select “Edit Feature Settings…” or select the same from the “Actions” pane. Below are the screenshots:

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Hope this helps! Happy Learning!

Comments (8)

  1. Miguel Limas says:

    Thanks. this really hleped me out a lot.

  2. Jowii says:

    Thanks for the info.. blurred photos but it helped. Thanks

  3. Alastair says:

    Excellent – that was just the tip I needed, thanks

  4. Luke says:

    Thanks, such a simple thing was so difficult to find!

  5. AK says:

    Thanks mate this helped……

  6. bob chappell says:

    Thank you , thought I was loosing my mind , hehe, I read 5 other places before finding your straight answer , thank you!

  7. Michael says:

    Thanks – this was exactly the information I needed.

  8. Krishna says:

    Thank you so much, it helped me a lot.