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

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Creating Web Sites

When you install the World Wide Web Publishing Service for IIS, a default Web site is created. In most cases you don’t need to change any network options to allow users access to the default Web site. You simply tell users the URL path that they need to type into their browser’s Address field. For example, if the DNS name for the computer is www.microsoft.com and the site is configured for access on port 80, a user can access the Web site by typing http://www.microsoft.com/ in the browser’s Address field.

Unlike previous editions of IIS, IIS 6.0 installs with minimum functionality and as a result, IIS is configured to serve static content only. To serve dynamic content, you must enable Web Service Extensions as discussed in ...

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