Documentation forServer Configuration Monitor
Monitoring server configurations is a key capability of Hybrid Cloud Observability Advanced and is also available in a standalone module, Server Configuration Monitor (SCM). Hybrid Cloud Observability Advanced and SCM are built on the self-hosted SolarWinds Platform.

IIS server configuration profiles in Server Configuration Monitor (SCM)

The IIS profile is the predefined profile for IIS servers. It monitors the following configuration files.

Path Description
%WINDIR%\Microsoft.NET\**\machine.config The machine.config for .NET Framework settings.
%WINDIR%\Microsoft.NET\**\web.config The root web.config for .NET Framework settings.
%WINDIR%\System32\inetsrv\MBSchema.xml The MetaBase schema definition used in IIS 6.0 instead of applicationHost.config.
%WINDIR%\System32\inetsrv\MetaBase.xml This configuration file is used in IIS 6.0 instead of applicationHost.config.
This configuration file stores the settings for IIS management. These settings include the list of management modules that are installed for the IIS Manager tool, as well as configuration settings for management modules.
IIS 7 and later support the management of several IIS servers from a single, centralized configuration file. This configuration file contains the settings that indicate the location where the centralized configuration files are stored.
The full schema reference for config files, including default values for all properties in every section, their valid ranges, etc.
Parsing applicationHost.config file to search for distributed configuration via web.config files specific for a particular IIS site, application or virtual directory and located within its directory.
All web.config files found from parsing applicationHost.config.