This message will appear, if the server you are trying to connect might have been switched off or it may not be available in the network.
You can connect to the remote IIS Server using the Add Server feature in ARKIIS.
ARKIIS connects to the IIS machine using the currently logged on user context. ARKIIS expects the currently logged on user to have administrative privileges in the target IIS Server to connect and generate the reports.
Yes, you may delete this error log file.
ARKIIS generates an error log file in the application path “\ARKIIS7\Log” The error log file tends to become large in size over a period of time especially if the application meets with frequent error conditions. The application does an “append” to the error log each time it runs. This is required for diagnostic purposes during trouble shooting. You may delete the error log file periodically.
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You can compare multiple number of web sites / virtual directories using Compare feature in ARKIIS. You can use ‘Compare Web Sites with a baseline Web Site’ option for this purpose.
You can compare the common web sites / virtual directories available in two IIS servers using Compare feature in ARKIIS. You can use ‘Compare a whole IIS Server with another server’ for this purpose.
Using Custom Reports feature in ARKIIS, you can scan new web sites that are added in the IIS Manager. Custom Reports also allows you to add a custom field (say, Site owners, Site description, etc.) apart from the default IIS fields while generating the report.
You can create a favorite group using ‘Manage Favorite Groups’ feature in web site reports to maintain the web sites that are of most interest to you. You can add the frequently used web sites without the need to connect to the web sites every time to generate the reports.
Yes, you can check the option ‘Use this group for report generation’ to use the favorite group for report generation each time.
ARK for IIS 7 (ARKIIS) is a powerful reporting tool that provides configuration information from the IIS 7.x configuration store in the form of Trees, Tables and Views covering multiple web servers and websites.