Re: IIS 3.0 reinstallation

Troy T. Hall ( (no email) )
Wed, 4 Jun 1997 09:52:49 -0700

this may sound like a dumb question, but how do you guys keep up with these
hotfixes??? I don't seem to find anyplace that describes each new hotfix
nor even if there is any.


> From: Josh Hillman <>
> To:
> Subject: IIS 3.0 reinstallation
> Date: Wednesday, June 04, 1997 7:17 AM
> Our primary webserver (running IIS 3.0) has become screwed up and ASP
> no longer work (and some other things need to be done too). Today, I
> realized that the asp.dll file is missing. I do have it on one of the
> other servers (version -- 371,744 bytes -- 12/6/96 2:58:26.
> I just copy this file over and not cause any problems?
> On another IIS note, I was planning on wiping out IIS altogether on this
> same machine and just reinstall it from scratch. Our webfiles are
> on a separate partition of the hard drive, so I don't have to worry about
> losing/damaging that stuff, but the NTFS permissions are varied
> the various directories/files on the "webdrive". If I remove IIS and
> reinstall it, will the NTFS permissions for IUSR_machine need to be
> completely redone? If so, is there a way to cheat, by renaming the
> IUSR_machine to IUSR_old, then after IIS is reinstalled, I can delete the
> _new_ IUSR_machine and rename the IUSR_old back to IUSR_machine? The
> reasoning behind this is that the NTFS permissions would still share the
> same userID as the name that was renamed twice.
> The webserver is one of two BDCs, in case it matters. I know that I'll
> have to re-enter all of the virtually-hosted domain directory paths, etc.
> BTW, how do tell what version of Active Server Pages you're using? I
> think that the version of asp.dll would be an indicator, but looking at
> following page,

> xt
> It mentions versions 1.0, 1.0a, 1.0b. I looked in Control Panel /
> Add/Remove Programs, and there's no version number listed next to
> "Microsoft Active Server Pages."
> NT 4.0 SP3 (BDC)
> IIS 3.0
> Thanks for any help,
> Josh Hillman
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