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Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0 Administrator’s Pocket Consultant by William R. Stanek

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Chapter 1. IIS 7.0 Administration Overview

Let’s start with the bad news right up front: Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0 isn’t what you think it is. Although IIS 7.0 is the latest release of Internet Information Services, it isn’t what it seems. IIS does look a lot like its predecessors, but this is deceiving because under the surface, the architecture is completely different. So much has changed, in fact, that perhaps it might have been better if Microsoft had given IIS 7.0 a new product name. That way you’d know that IIS 7.0 was completely different from its predecessors, allowing you to start with a fresh perspective and a reasonable expectation of having to learn a whole new bag of tricks. Seasoned IIS pros also are going to have to ...

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