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

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Isolating Web Sites and Applications

Although some of the Web servers that you deploy host only one Web site or application, you might also need to host multiple Web sites and applications on the same Web server. When a Web server hosts multiple Web sites and applications, each Web site and application requires a certain level of isolation.

For example, an Internet service provider (ISP) might host Web sites and applications for hundreds of organizations, each having a unique Web site. In this situation, the security requirements of each organization require a high degree of isolation between Web sites and applications.

Figure 3.4 illustrates the tasks involved in the process isolating your Web sites and applications.

Figure 3.4. Isolating Web Sites ...

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