Managing IIS in Windows Server 2008

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Windows Server 2008 introduces many new enhancements to Internet Information Services (IIS). New capabilities provide a secure and manageable platform for developing and hosting web applications and services on a network. This course covers IIS migrations, creating and managing new web sites, and configuring virtual directories and virtual directory permissions. Routine maintenance tasks such as backing IIS and monitoring daily activity are also covered. This course is one in a series that covers the objectives for Microsoft exam 70-643: Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuring. Passing this exam completes the requirements for the MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure Configuration certification and counts as credit towards the following exams: Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator.

Target Audience
The audience for this path includes administrators who are rolling out and supporting Windows Server 2008 in the enterprise. The audience also includes individuals seeking certification on Microsoft’s new generation server platform.

As an exam prerequisite, any candidate should have a minimum of one year of experience implementing and administering a network operating system in an environment that has the following characteristics: • 250 to 5,000 or more users • three or more physical locations • three or more domain controllers • network services and resources such as messaging, a database, file and print, a proxy server, a firewall, the Internet, an intranet, remote access, and client computer management • connectivity requirements such as connecting branch offices and individual users in remote locations to the corporate network and connecting corporate networks to the Internet

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Managing IIS in Windows Server 2008

  • recognize the purpose of the IIS 7.0 Migration Tool
  • migrate a web site from IIS 6.0 to IIS 7.0 using the Microsoft Web Deployment Tool
  • create a web site using the command prompt
  • create a virtual directory
  • recognize the concept of a virtual directory and its requirements
  • remove a virtual directory
  • configure a virtual directory
  • create a website using the command prompt
  • configure virtual directories
  • reviewing the IIS configuration history
  • backup and restore via the command line
  • recognize the monitoring capabilities and requirements of IIS 7.0
  • enable and disable logging
  • backup the IIS configuration via the command line
  • restore the IIS configuration via the command line
  • enable logging using the IIS Manager
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