IIS is one of the required components for MetaDefender Core to function as it is intended. You may uninstall IIS if you wish, and MetaDefender Core will still retain the local scan functionality. However, we do not recommend doing this. OPSWAT does not support MetaDefender Core with IIS removed.
IIS is a necessary component of MetaDefender Core REST which is responsible for the REST API and other components which require REST service to be operational, including remote scanning, generation and scanning via MetaDefender Client, and configuring or activating your MetaDefender Core via Management Console.
This article applies to MetaDefender Core v3
This article was last updated on 2019-07-12