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I would like to monitor HTTP request headers. Does IIS log this information somewhere?

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IIS can log few HTTP headers; including Referer, Cookie and User-agent; but not all. If you want to log any of these variables, you'll have to set them up from IIS manager (Web Site Properties > Web Site Tab > Enable Logging > Properties)

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you can use software like: http://iismonitor.motobit.com/ or ethereal

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I would reccomend using Wireshark. It is an excellent tool and the more familiar you are with it the more uses you will find for it.

Also, because HTTP headers are sometimes broken into multiple TCP segments you might have to enable "Reassemble HTTP headers spanning multiple TCP segments".

Hope that helps.

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