What is IISLogs?
This component will help administrators and developers easily manage log files created to Internet
Information Server 5.0 and 6.0. The component will provide configurable options compressing files
using ZIP, and/or just deleting files after a configurable setting based on time. One of the benefits
will help maintain and conserve precious disk space on servers.
What platforms will IISLogs run on?
Windows XP Professional, Windows 2000/2003, Windows Vista and Longhorn server.
What version of .NET Framework needed to run?
.Net Framework 2.0
What .NET language will this be written in?
What will this component do to the logfiles?
Based on a configurable time setting, it will zip and/or delete files
Will IISLogs monitor multiple directories?
Yes, it can monitor multiple directories or a single directory, the preference is yours.
Can I do this same option with VBScript, pkzip or winzip?
How much will IISLogs cost?
Will IISLogs component run as a Windows Service or a stand-alone EXE?
There are three versions (A stand-alone EXE and a Windows Service) - both of these are full versions.
Will IISLogs component require running as an Administrator credentials?
This still has to be worked out for configuration, the default setting is targeted NOT to require
running as an Administrator. It will require permissions to to the directories that Store Internet
Information server and related log files. Will IISLogs record logging information to central SQL Server?
This is being considered, all current logging information is stored in a configurable log directory
located on the local machine. Future enhancements will consider this option.
What are the main *features* of IISLogs?
There are many options to configure IISLogs, each option provides their own configurable settings
to provide flexibility. The first option will allow for monitoring one or more specific
directories (c:wwwLogsw3svc1mySite). An additional option will monitor entire directory structures.
Either option will ZIP and/or Delete files based on configured settings. II