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

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Working with SSL

Installing a site certificate automatically enables SSL so that it can be used, but you might need to change the default settings. You’ll need to configure and troubleshoot SSL as necessary.

Configuring SSL Ports

Once you install a certificate on a Web site, you can change the SSL port for the site. The SSL port is used for secure communications with client browsers. To view or change the SSL port, follow these steps:

  1. In the IIS snap-in, right-click the site you want to work with and then select Properties.

  2. The SSL Port field in the Web Site tab shows the currently configured SSL port (if any).

  3. As shown in Figure 8-17, change the SSL port by typing a new value in the SSL Port field. Multiple sites can use the same SSL port, provided ...

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