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Microsoft IIS server discovery

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Microsoft IIS server discovery

Discovery identifies and classifies information about Microsoft IIS servers.


Install IIS Management Scripts and Tools on a Microsoft IIS Server.


Configure these credentials:

Classifier, pattern, and probe

Warning: DO NOT switch from probes to patterns if you are already running Discovery with probes, and your CMDB is already populated. If you do so, it is possible that the pattern Discovery process does not synchronize on the same values that the probe Discovery process does. This could result in duplicate CIs in your CMDB.
Discovery uses these classifiers, probes, and patterns for IIS discovery:
Classifier Trigger probes Pattern
Microsoft IIS Server
  • Horizontal discovery probe: launches patterns
  • Windows - Get IIS Information*
*Probes inactive on new instances.

To use patterns, verify that the correct pattern is specified in the horizontal pattern probe on the classifier. See Add the Horizontal Pattern probe to a classifier for instructions.

Data collected by Discovery for IIS Web Server

The following data is collected in the IIS Web Server [cmdb_ci_microsoft_iis_web_server] table:
Label Field name
Name name
Version version
Type* type
Running process command running_process_command
Running process key parameters running_process_key_parameters
*The Type is always IIS.
The following data is collected in the Web site [cmdb_ci_web_site] table:
Label Field name Source
Name name wmi
TCP Port tcp_port wmi
Log directory log_directory wmi
Description short_description wmi
Correlation ID correlation_id Internal
IP address ip_address wmi