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remove unnecessary section in machin.config, root web.config RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi, I'm going to run a simple web pages (razor) web site on iis. I removed all unnecessary modules and handlers in my application level.

    Every thing works great but when I look at machin.config, root web.config, applicationhost.config there are a lot of unneeded modules, assembly, sections (i.e. ftp, authentication, xml, isapi, webdav,db providers , ...)  that I never used in my web site. I also disable all these features when I enable iis role.

    I'm looking for a very clean configuration files that contain only needed items that exactly is used in my web site not anything else. how can I get rid of all these unused items from hi level configuration files to improve performance and reduce risk surface?

    thanx

    Thursday, May 19, 2016 4:41 PM

Answers

  • Dear cyrusgreat,

    Welcome to the MSDN forum.

    Our forum is to discuss the .NET Framework Setup and Servicing, as your issue is more related with IIS. According to your description, I found a similar issue from here: http://forums.iis.net/t/1232375.aspx, please followed the replies from milope and see if it is works or not.

    Thank you for your understanding and have a nice day.

    Best regards,

    Sara


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    • Marked as answer by cyrusgreat Friday, May 20, 2016 6:37 AM
    Friday, May 20, 2016 6:22 AM