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IIS MetaBase Editor

This is a free tool from Microsoft and can be used to display and edit the IIS MetaBase. In a lot of cases the "IisDumpMetaBase.VBS" tool will be of more use.

A screen dump of the tool follows:

MetaBase in IIS 6+ is XML

Note that the metabase in IIS version 6 onwards is an XML file called "c:\windows\system32\inetsrv\MetaBase.xml". The "History" subdirectory in the same location holds backups.


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