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I know that IIS7 allows you to provide access to perform dev work on a box without being an admin. I see a lot of high level overviews of this capability. Does anyone have experience with doing this sort of thing?

What I have is a server (Windows 2008 R2) that I'd like to provide minimum access to for developers. What have you guys done? I know you can provide access to the server, site, or even app pool. I just don't have experience and I thought I'd query people in this regard.

Edit: I should note this is an Active Directory environment so I'd be giving access to domain users.

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Well if it's just to do testing under IIS 7 you now have the option for using IIS Express and run on XP or better. Just a thought if your doing it for dev reasons.

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Yes, I did see that option. I already have 3 VMs setup. A test, dev, production vm. I'm going to play around with the permissions. There are a lot of neat features like delegating functions in IIS to users as well. – Cj Anderson Jul 16 '10 at 15:15
Oh, another neat thing is SQL CE being optimized for web connections. That wasn't the case before. However, that's a bit off topic. – Cj Anderson Jul 16 '10 at 15:16
Off topic but a good topic, I've been looking for a good reason to play with SQL CE. – Tim Meers Jul 17 '10 at 3:09

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