Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

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.

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

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.

share|improve this answer
    
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

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.