Monitoring Microsoft IIS

The Microsoft IIS sensor is automatically deployed and installed after you install the Instana agent.

Note: Learn about configuration of the IIS hosted application Azure documentation.


More details about how Instana handles an IIS-hosted web application on this link

Sensor (Data Collection)

Tracked Configuration

  • Version
  • Web-Sites
    • Binding data (Host, Port, Protocol)
    • Context Roots (A list of application names created under one Web-Site)
  • Application Pools


  • Requests
  • Requests Breakdown
  • Connections

Health Signatures

Health Description
Requests drop Sudden drop in requests to IIS-site