TCP/IP-Based Security

The base protocol over which Web traffic is carried is the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP). HTTP is generally carried over TCP/IP, the standard Internet Protocol, in most environments. IIS 7 supports HTTP over TCP/IP version 4 (IPv4), the more common protocol of today's Internet and the same network-level protocol as every version of IIS to date has supported. IIS 7 also adds support for HTTP over TCP/IP version 6 (IPv6), the protocol version for the next generation of Internet support.

IP Address Security

The first consideration regarding blocking or allowing access is whether your target users can get traffic routed to and from your servers. Using an internally routed IP address will help prevent outside parties from accessing ...

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