IIS Express 7.5 is supported on Windows XP SP3 and many other platforms as well.
But you'll need development tools (Web Matrix or Visual Studio) to manage it because it desn't have the management console like the normal IIS does.
Some of your applications may need to be upgraded to work correctly with IIS 7.
Use this section to help you in your upgrade planning.
This is very important in case you encounter unexpected errors, or if you have to restore your original system.
For more information about how to create a backup of Windows Server 2003, see Backup Windows Server 2003 Server.
Upgrading is installing the operating system and IIS 7 on an existing server that is running an earlier version of Windows.
Migrating, on the other hand, is installing an operating system and IIS 7 on a new server and then moving, or reinstalling, existing Web sites and applications on that server.
With this tool it’s easy to find abnormal or peak activity thanks to a statistic evolution chart that let you zoom in specific periods of time to see what’s going on.
Both processes involve minimal service outage for users who are accessing Web sites and applications.
Additionally, migrating users should retain most of their original configuration settings.
This installer will contact Microsoft over the Internet to retrieve product information.
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