Learn Windows IIS in a Month of Lunches is an innovative tutorial designed for busy administrators. Even if you have no prior exposure to IIS, you can follow the crisp explanations, examples, and exercises in this concise, easy-to-read book. Just set aside one hour a day—lunchtime would be perfect—for a month, and you'll be managing, securing, and automating IIS administrative tasks faster than you thought possible.
About this Book
When your website slows to a crawl or Exchange stops sending internet mail, you have to get things working again. Fast. IIS is the communication gateway for most Microsoft servers as well as the primary technology for publishing web sites. Learning to manage it effectively means you can keep your systems running smoothly and go home on time.
Learn Windows IIS in a Month of Lunches is an innovative tutorial designed for busy administrators. Follow the crisp explanations, examples, and exercises in this concise, easy-to-read book, and you'll be managing, securing, and automating IIS faster than you thought possible. You'll start with IIS fundamentals, and then systematically explore web farm design, website management, and high availability, along with practices to keep your Exchange, SharePoint, System Center, and Lync servers running smoothly.
Written for anyone who needs to manage IIS, whether you're an IT pro or a reluctant administrator.
Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.
24 bite-sized lessons with practice examples
High-value troubleshooting techniques
No previous IIS experience assumed
About the AuthorJason Helmick is a professional trainer and consultant specializing in Active Directory and IIS. He's the founder of the Arizona PowerShell User Group.
Table of Contents
Before you begin
Deploying the web server
Exploring and launching a website
Managing application pools
Adding more websites to your server
What every administrator should know about web applications
Securing your sites and web applications
Securing the server
Protecting data with certificates
FTP and SMTP with IIS
Sharing administrative responsibilities through remote management
Optimizing sites for users and search engines
Building a web farm with Microsoft Network Load Balancing
Building a web farm with Application Request Routing
High availability for ARR using Microsoft NLB
Sharing content and configuration to the web farm
Sharing IIS configurations for a web farm
Using the central certificate store for certificate management