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SharePoint® 2010 Administration: Instant Reference by Milan Gross, Randy Williams

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Configure IIS Settings

While SharePoint manages most of the settings used for the IIS website, a few settings must be changed using IIS Manager. The most common ones that you need to adjust are covered in this section.

WARNING The web application settings that SharePoint allows you to configure (TCP Port, Application Pool, and others) should not be changed directly in IIS. Why? SharePoint keeps track of these settings in the configuration database. If the settings are changed directly in IIS, SharePoint and IIS become out of sync and problems will result.

Configuring the IIS Logging Path

IIS logs all requests made by clients and writes them in a series of text-based log files. It captures each web page request, such as default.aspx, and all ...

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