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

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Important First Tasks in IIS 6.0

After you install IIS, if you want to quickly build a few Web sites and virtual directories, this section introduces the first steps for these basic tasks:

  • Starting IIS Manager. Learn three ways to open IIS Manager.

  • Starting and stopping services. Start and stop IIS services.

  • Enabling dynamic content. Enable Web service extensions, such as Active Server Pages (ASP) and Microsoft® ASP.NET, so you can serve dynamic content. Includes information about default installations.

  • Creating Web or FTP sites. Create Web site configurations, and install and use FTP services.

  • Creating virtual directories. Create virtual directories within Web and FTP sites.

Starting IIS Manager

IIS Manager is a graphical user interface (GUI) for configuring ...

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