IIS Room for Improvement

Senior Administrator - Windows at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
There are a lot of security issues with IIS, and this has become more of a concern, especially recently. That security problem is the biggest disadvantage. Scalability is also a problem. Microsoft needs to improve on that aspect of the product. There are many limitations on IIS that seem like they should not be hard to remedy. On the other hand, Microsoft is doing more to concentrate on Azure for the cloud solution, so it may be their intent that Azure is ultimately the better solution. View full review »
Senior System Administrator at a transportation company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The areas of this solution that need improvement are monitoring, debugging, and troubleshooting. Having the monitoring as standard on the user interface would be nice. There needs to be an easy way to escalate technical support issues beyond level one, quickly. View full review »
Geospatial Services Systems Administrator at EDIC Bayanat
This solution needs to be easier for cases where you want to have an IIS cluster. If you have several IIS solutions running, it is not clear on how to make them communicate to each other. Normally, IIS Web Server run independently on each server. To have "IIS cluster", currently you need to have a network load balancer (NLB) appliance running in front of them. We use NLB to distribute the load and have high-availability of IIS Web Server. View full review »
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ICT Manager at Africa International University
The solution doesn't integrate well with all Microsoft products. There are a few that actually don't integrate well with IIS. If Microsoft IIS could work well with AppOptics or things like PHP, Python, and other custom languages that run on the webserver, it would be ideal. I think there are cases where people need to use Apache instead of IIS when IIS doesn't work well with other web languages. View full review »
DevOps at a comms service provider with 11-50 employees
Different parameters in this product can be a bit difficult. As soon as you introduce something new, and especially in the Microsoft environment, you always need to do new training sessions to understand what are new functionalities are. Finding the correct options are not more intuitive, and it should be. View full review »
Field Engineer & Lead Implementation SLA
The level of technical support the solution offers could be improved. View full review »
Data Platform Manager at a consumer goods company with 501-1,000 employees
I haven't yet come across anything that needs to improve. Perhaps the installation process can be simplified. View full review »
Technical Pre-Sales Manager at a tech services company with 5,001-10,000 employees
The price could be reduced. In the next release, I would like to see better integration between the cloud environment and the on-premises environment. View full review »
Techincal CIO at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
The documentation is not very detailed. They need to improve it and add to it. They should ensure there are lots of visuals to help users better understand the solution. View full review »
Head of Department of Infrastructure Development at SDA
The solution's security needs improvement. The solution should improve the cluster environment and load balancing. View full review »
Consultant at a mining and metals company
We've never had any issues with the solution, but it's still nice to have overall improvements on it. It could be easier and faster to use, for example. View full review »
Learn what your peers think about IIS. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: January 2021.
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