Improvements to FastCGI in IIS 7.5

Posted: Jan 22, 2009  8 comments  

Average Rating

IIS 7.5

Share this Post

Following improvements have been made to FastCGI module in Win7 (and Win2K8 R2).

1.       Monitor changes to a file

We have added ability to monitor changes to a file for each FastCGI process pool. Module will recycle FastCGI processes for the process pool if a change to the file is detected. Users can specify file path to monitor using system.webServer/fastCgi/application@monitorChangesTo property. Value can be absolute path to the file or path relative to the folder containing FastCGI executable. In case of php, if fullPath property is set to “c:\php\php-cgi.exe”, monitorChangesTo property can be set to “php.ini” or “c:\php\php.ini”. If file to monitor is not found, status code 500 is returned on each request. Default value of this property is blank which means no file monitoring. Read more ...

View the original post


These are all great to see!

The tracing and stderr handling changes should finally complete the picture for production diagnostics of PHP applications in a way consistent with other IIS7 apps.

I am excited about concurrency tuning as well.

Great work!


Jan 24 2009 by mvolo

put it on codeplex!

Jan 27 2009 by Anonymous

very good  

i will change my web server to iis 7.5   in

Feb 09 2009 by Anonymous

Submit a Comment

  • Plain text is accepted.
  • URLs starting with http:// are converted to links.