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Internet Information Services (IIS) 6 Resource Kit by The Microsoft IIS Team

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Troubleshooting Configuration Problems

Configuration problems present their own unique troubleshooting challenges. This section provides information about troubleshooting common configuration problems that occur with the integrity of XML in the IIS metabase and with UNC content.

Preserving the Integrity of XML in the IIS Metabase

With the introduction of the XML-based IIS configuration store, administrators now have the ability to directly edit XML in a text editor. This feature is called edit-while-running. Because XML has very strict rules about syntax, the XML store needs to be well-formed at all times. Manually editing the XML store with a text editor can introduce syntax errors in the MetaBase.xml file. Therefore, when manually editing the ...

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