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2019-09-05T16:30:00Z

What needs improvement with IIS?

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Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with IIS.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

IIS needs immediate improvements, especially in the area of security management. Having no support for other than a Microsoft environment and programming languages limits the usage of IIS in many cases. The capability to host and deploy open-source applications would definitely add more value to it. There should be plugins to enable it to support open-source programming languages. It also limits us in the choice of operating systems. IIS should be enhanced in terms of its capabilities for monitoring and debugging.

2021-02-04T07:28:00Z
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Top 20MSP

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.

2020-08-16T08:00:23Z
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Top 10Real User

The level of technical support the solution offers could be improved.

2020-01-19T06:38:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I haven't yet come across anything that needs to improve. Perhaps the installation process can be simplified.

2020-01-16T08:44:00Z
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Top 10Real User

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.

2020-01-12T07:22:00Z
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Top 20Consultant

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.

2019-12-25T08:21:00Z
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Top 20Real User

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.

2019-12-25T08:21:00Z
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Top 10Real User

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.

2019-12-09T10:59:00Z
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Top 5Real User

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.

2019-10-28T06:33:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The solution's security needs improvement. The solution should improve the cluster environment and load balancing.

2019-10-24T04:52:00Z
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Real User

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.

2019-09-29T07:52:00Z
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Real User

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.

2019-09-05T16:30:00Z
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