The purpose of this article is to ensure effective
distribution of the Internet Information Services (IIS) security tool URLScan.
URLScan is an add-on tool that can be used by Web site administrators. The
administrators can control the actions of URLScan and can restrict the type of
HTTP requests that the server processes.
If you are upgrading from an
earlier version of URLScan (2.0, 2.1), all your previous configuration settings
are retained while the executable and the URLScan.ini is updated with new
features of URLScan 2.5.
Before you install URLScan 2.5, see the white paper on the
following Microsoft Web site:
download URLScan 2.5, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
information about URLScan and other security details in IIS, see the webcast on
the following Microsoft Web site:
For additional information about each feature of URLScan,
click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft
HOW TO: Configure the URLScan Tool
Depending on the applications that you are running,
there may be limitations or specific configurations for URLScan.
information about running URLScan with different applications, click the
following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
HOW TO: Use URLScan with FrontPage 2000
HOW TO: Use URLScan with FrontPage 2002
HOW TO: Configure URLScan to Protect ASP.NET Web Applications