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

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Managing IIS Security

After setting operating system security, use IIS security to:

  • Set the Web server and execute permissions for content

  • Configure Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV)

  • Configure authentication methods

  • Control access by IP address or Internet domain name

Each of these topics is discussed in the sections that follow. It’s important to note that IIS 6 doesn’t use the concept of Web site operators.

Setting Web Server Permissions

Sites, directories, and files have permissions in IIS in addition to the Windows security settings. These permissions are set the same for all users. This means you can’t set different permissions for different users at the Web content level. You can, however, create secure areas of your Web site and ...

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