How to generate machine key in IIS 7 onwards ?

Machine key can be generated in IIS 7/ IIS 7.5 by following steps listed below

1. Open the IIS Manager.

2. Click on the Machine Key icon in the ASP.NET feature list as displayed below


3. Click on the Generate Keys as displayed below


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Atul Verma

I am working at Microsoft as a .NET Consultant. I have an experience of 5 years in .NET technologies and application packaging. My expertise include .NET Framework(4.0, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0), WPF, WCF,, AJAX, Web Services, Enterprise Library, Enterprise Applications, SharePoint 2010, Web Services, SQL Server (2008, 2005), Open Xml, MS Word Automation.