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Windows Server® 2008 Server Core Administrator's Pocket Consultant by Mitch Tulloch

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Chapter 11. Web Server Role

Also known as Internet Information Services 7.0 (IIS 7.0), the Web Server role has been completely redesigned in Windows Server 2008 to provide simplified configuration and deployment, enhanced security, delegated administration, and improved diagnostic and troubleshooting features. Using the Web Server role, you can share information with users on a corporate intranet or extranet, or over the Internet.

Understanding the Web Server Role

Before you install the various role services and features that comprise the Web Server role, you need to understand two points. First, the Web Server role is made up of a combination of role services and features, and you must understand the functionality that these roles and services ...

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