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Mastering Windows Server 2012 R2 by Stefan Roth, Michael Rice, Robert Panek, John McCabe, Robert Butler, Christian Booth, Kevin Greene, Mark Minasi

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Chapter 19

Web Server Management with IIS

The Microsoft Cloud OS initiative is in full swing, and Internet Information Services (IIS) has a front-row seat. Whether you’re leveraging System Center 2012 R2 to manage your infrastructure, Windows Server Update Services to handle patching, or extending your infrastructure into the cloud with the Windows Azure Pack, IIS is a key component. With such an important role to play, Microsoft has made some major improvements in IIS, making it the fastest, most secure version of IIS ever, and yet it is still easy to use.

In this chapter, you’ll learn to:

  • Plan for and install IIS 8.5
  • Manage IIS 8’s global default
  • Create and secure websites in IIS 8
  • Manage IIS 8 with advanced administration techniques

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