IIS locking files

Lance Julander ( (no email) )
Thu, 2 Jul 98 13:06:22 PDT


We're using IIS 3.0 for our web server. We seem to have a lot of
problems with files getting locked. When we try to work on
popular websites we can't update files because the webserver
seems to have them locked. A lot of times we can't even use
WindowsNT Explorer to delete the files unless we turn off the web
server first.

Does anybody have any ideas on how to get around this? While
searching the Net for soultions, I found a registry modification
that somebody mentioned. I tried to contact them to see if it
worked and what negatives were involved. Unfortunately, their
email address no longer works.

This is what they proposed:


Has anybody tried this or found any other solutions?



Lance Julander
Terragon Media
lance at terragon.com