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

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Tasks New to IIS 6.0

If you upgrade from an earlier version of IIS, you need to learn the tasks that are new to IIS 6.0. This section introduces the basic tasks that are new, or significantly different, in IIS 6.0:

  • Creating and isolating applications. Create and manage applications.

  • Saving and copying site configurations. Copy site configurations for use on new sites.

  • Creating application pools. Group Web applications into application pools.

  • Configuring recycling. Periodically restart worker processes assigned to an application pool.

  • Backing up and restoring metabase configurations. Save metabase and application configurations.

Creating and Isolating Applications

To create an application, you designate a directory as the starting point (application root) ...

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