Professional IIS 7.0

  • 14h 14m
  • Ken Schaefer, et al.
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2008

As the first update to Microsoft's server operating system in nearly five years, Windows Server 2008 boasts the new Internet Information Services 7.0 (IIS 7), which is the largest departure from previous versions of IIS ever. With IIS 7, Microsoft has completely changed the way the product works, including new configuration, delegated administration, security enhancements, real-time diagnostic and troubleshooting features, plus more.

Written by an author team that includes four Microsoft MVPs, this book shows you how to take advantage of these exciting new features of IIS 7. The authors draw on their expertise in the areas of deployment, hosting, development, and enterprise operations in order to help you with the learning curve of becoming familiar with IIS 7. With a clear understanding of IIS 7, you'll learn to deploy, install, monitor, manage, and secure an IIS environment with confidence and ease.

What you will learn from this book

  • How to maximize use of the brand-new FTP server and FastCGI support
  • Techniques for automating administrative tasks
  • The basics of the new administration tools
  • Tips for performance monitoring and tuning
  • Ways to extend IIS 7 through the use of ISAPI filters and HTTP modules
  • Details for determining whether a particular protocol is secure
  • Advanced topics such as programmatic configuration and management and load balancing web farms

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Background on IIS and New Features in IIS 7.0
  • IIS 7.0 Architecture
  • Planning Your Deployment
  • Installing IIS 7.0
  • Administration Tools
  • Web-Site Administration
  • Web Application Administration
  • Web Application Pool Administration
  • Delegating Remote Administration
  • Configuring Other Services
  • Core Server
  • Core Server Extensibility
  • Securing the Server
  • Authentication and Authorization
  • SSL and TLS
  • Configuring and Load-Balancing Web Farms
  • Programmatic Configuration and Management
  • IIS and Operations Management
  • Monitoring And Performance Tuning
  • Diagnostics and Troubleshooting


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