Managed Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)

Deploy and scale your websites and apps with full management from our team.



Microsoft IIS is a great platform for a range of websites — and it gets even better with Managed Services Anywhere and our Managed Microsoft IIS service

Your site will be fully managed up and down the entire stack — from the application layer, down to the compute, storage, and networking layers. Managed Services Anywhere and Managed Microsoft IIS can help your web hosting environment sustain even the most demanding seasonal, planned or unplanned spikes in traffic.

Supported Versions and Operating Systems
  • All vendor-supported versions and operating systems for Microsoft IIS can be supported via MSA
Supported Services
  • Support for ASP.Net: 1.1, 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5
  • Support for the IIS Web Publishing Services (WWW)
  • Support for the IIS File Transfer Services (FTP)
  • Support for the IIS Message Processing Services (SMTP)


Microsoft IIS tasks performed on behalf of the customer include:

  • Procure SSL Certificate (if purchased through Lumen)
  • Maintain Licensing and Support with Microsoft, if OS licenses purchased through Lumen
  • Prepare Server for Application Service (OS Specific Parameters)
  • Install ASP.Net versions (not native to OS)
  • Install Microsoft IIS (including available sub components)
  • Harden Microsoft IIS to CIS Level 1 and Lumen Standards
  • Install SSL Certificates
  • Install MSA Monitoring (on Lumen services)
  • Perform Quality Assurance against Microsoft IIS Installation/Hardening
  • Configure Site Connectivity (Host Headers, TCP Port, IP Address and SSL Certificate allocation)
  • Configure MSA Monitoring (as appropriate)
  • Application Log Monitoring
  • Recycle Application Pool(s)
  • Restart/Stop/Start Services
  • Update managed servers with all recommended security patches, service packs and hot-fixes upon customer request
  • Log Management (Rotation & Removal)
Ongoing Maintenance
  • Coordinate patching with Customer during maintenance hours
  • Customer initiated Redundancy & High Availability Test/Audit (Excludes Disaster Recovery testing)

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