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

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Security-Related Tasks

IIS 6.0 and Windows Server 2003 provide several ways to help secure your application servers and their content. This section provides information about the following security-related topics:

  • Setting Web site authentication. Set up Web site authentication for your Web sites.

  • Setting FTP site authentication. Set up FTP site authentication to validate users who request access to your FTP sites.

  • Obtaining and backing up server certificates. Set up Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certification on your sites. SSL certificates enable Web servers and users to authenticate each other before establishing a connection.

  • Controlling access to applications. Reduce the attack surface of your applications with permissions and restrictions; control ...

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