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Microsoft® IIS 6.0 Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William R. Stanek

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Chapter 2. Core IIS Administration

Core Internet Information Services (IIS) administration tasks revolve around connecting to servers, managing services, and saving metabase configurations. In IIS you connect to individual servers and manage their IIS components through the IIS snap-in, the Application Server snap-in, or the Remote Administration tool. You can use a single IIS server to host multiple resources. Web and File Transfer Protocol (FTP) resources are referred to as Web sites and FTP sites, respectively. Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) and Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) resources are referred to as SMTP virtual servers and NNTP virtual servers, respectively.

Sites and virtual servers are server processes that have their own ...

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