Home Directory

The next tab in the IIS snap-in for a specific Web site is actually the most important tab for a Web site. The Home Directory tab enables you to specify which physical directory is accessed when a user accesses the Web site. Recall that when a user types a URL, such as http://www.connectos.com/, a DNS server determines which IP address is referenced by the FQDN, and then the IIS server determines which physical directory is referenced by the IP address.

The home directory can be either local, remote, or a redirection to another URL. That is, the home directory can be a physical directory located on the Internet Information Services server, or the physical directory can be located on another computer in the same Windows 2000 domain ...

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