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Internet Information Services (IIS) 6 Resource Kit by The Microsoft IIS Team

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Create a Web Site

During installation of Internet Information Services (IIS), a default home directory and Web site configuration are created on your hard disk. Similarly, creating a Web site by using IIS Manager does not create content, but merely creates a directory structure and configuration files from which to publish the content To publish your Web content, you can place content in the default home directory, or you can create a different home directory or virtual directory and place content there.

Requirements

  • Credentials: Membership in the Administrators group on the local computer.

  • Tools: Iis.msc.

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As a security best practice, log on to your computer using an account that is not in the Administrators group, and then use the ...

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