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Microsoft® IIS 6.0 Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William R. Stanek

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Managing Custom ISAPI Filters

ISAPI filters are IIS applications that are used to filter requests for specific types of events, such as Read or Write. When a filter encounters an event for which it’s been configured, it responds to the event by performing a set of tasks. You can apply ISAPI filters globally or locally. Global filters affect all Web sites. Local filters affect only the currently selected Web site.

Viewing and Configuring Global Filters

Global filters affect all IIS Web sites and are loaded into memory when the World Wide Web Publishing Service is started. Anytime you add new global filters or modify existing global filters, you must stop and then restart the World Wide Web Publishing Service.

To display and configure global filters, ...

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