Configuring IIS Security Settings Common to Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003

Within the Internet Services Manager console (called the Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager console in Windows Server 2003) you can configure additional security for IIS by modifying the Web server’s Master Properties and properties of individual Web sites, virtual directories, and Web content. The properties that affect security include the following:

  • Authentication

  • Web site permissions

  • Communication channels


IIS provides different methods for authenticating users when they connect to a Web site hosted by the Web server. The method you choose depends on the type of data stored on the Web site, as well as your network environment. The network ...

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