Basic Administrative Tasks

This chapter concludes with a look at some of the basic administrative tasks you can perform on Web sites and FTP sites by using the Internet Information Services console. Chapter 31 takes a more detailed look at the settings you can configure for these sites. For now, the focus is on basic tasks like configuring permissions, stopping and starting services, and enabling FrontPage Extensions on the server.

Configuring Permissions

Understanding permissions, and how they are configured and applied on IIS 6, is a part of the larger picture of understanding IIS security in general. This section covers the levels of security you can use to control access to content in Microsoft Server 2003 Web sites and FTP sites—and looks ...

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