Chapter 3. Core IIS 7.0 Administration

Core Internet Information Services (IIS) administration tasks revolve around connecting to servers, managing services, and configuring remote administration. In IIS 7.0, you connect to individual servers and manage their IIS components through the IIS Manager whether you are working with a local server or a remote server. To perform most administration tasks with sites and servers, you’ll need to log in to the IIS server using an account that has administrator privileges.

Working with IIS and URLs

To retrieve files from IIS servers, clients must know three things: the server’s address, where on the server the file is located, and which protocol to use to access and retrieve the file. Normally, this information ...

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