Managing Web Site Properties

The sections that follow examine key tasks for managing Web site properties. You configure most Web site properties through the Web site’s Properties dialog box.

Configuring a Site’s Home Directory

Each Web site on a server has a home directory. The home directory is the base directory for all documents that the site publishes. It contains a home page that links to other pages in your site. The home directory is mapped to your site’s domain name or to the server name. For example, if the site’s DNS name is and the home directory is C:\Inetpub\Wwwroot, then browsers use the URL to access files in the home directory. On an intranet, the server name can be used to access documents ...

Get Microsoft® IIS 6.0 Administrator's Pocket Consultant now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.