3.2. Creating new web pages for testing and troubleshooting

As an IIS administrator, one of your primary goals is to verify and test websites that connect to the outside world. Imagine that your company is getting ready to launch a new product. It will be your goal to create the website container, open access to the outside world, and test for performance and security. In the lab you’ll experience this with WebBikez—the company wants to launch a new site in the next two weeks to support the local shop.

Sometimes you have the actual production website that you can load for testing, and other times the web pages may still be in development, meaning you need to create your own. I always start with my own test web pages before I load an actual developed ...

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