Chapter 27. Provisioning IIS web servers and sites with PowerShell

Jason Helmick

The following scenario is common if you’re an administrative web master, and here’s how it was delivered to me: “Deploy a highly available web farm (four servers) with a couple of websites, including certificates, for a new secure shopping site. Make sure to enable graphical remote management for IIS Manager so that other admins and developers can make changes; and, by the way, did we mention we’re moving to Windows Server 2012 Core?” (See figure 1.)

Figure 1. The deployment goal of a web farm with multiple websites

This isn’t a complicated project, thanks to the ...

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