IIS 6.0 offers four Internet services that you can use to create sites or virtual servers, configure properties and security settings, and set up components to customize your system.
When you install IIS 6.0 on a computer that does not contain an earlier version of IIS, IIS 6.0 automatically installs the following two services:
The WWW service, which hosts Internet and intranet content.
The IIS Admin service, which manages the IIS metabase.
You can also choose to install one or more of the following services:
The FTP service for hosting sites from which users can upload and download files.
The NNTP service for hosting discussion groups.
The SMTP service for sending and receiving e-mail messages.
Table 9.2 lists the IIS services, their ...