Administering the Web Server (IIS) Role of Windows Server (M10972)


Administering the Web Server (IIS) Role of Windows Server (M10972)

In this course, you will learn how to configure and manage Internet Information Services (IIS). You will learn the skills that support a broad range of web applications, security, and knowledge to help support other products that use IIS (such as Exchange and SharePoint).

  • Install and monitor IIS
  • Configure and manage application pools
  • Configure websites and application support
  • Secure websites and applications
  • Manage certificates in the Centralized Certificate Store
  • Configure remote administration
  • Implement FTP
  • Backup and restore IIS
  • Build load-balanced web farms

  • Individuals who want to become web server administrators in an enterprise environment or who are assuming a new role requiring skills to manage content served by an IIS web server over the Internet, an intranet, and an extranet
  • Web-based applications developers with networking skills who wish to learn more about IIS

Experience with:

  • Windows networking technologies and implementation
  • Windows Server administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Windows Client administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting


Lab 1: Installing Internet Information Services

  • Perform a default installation of IIS
  • Verify and test the installation of a default installation of IIS

Lab 2: Configuring the Default Website for Public Access

  • Create DNS records for both the internal and public website access
  • Creating webpages and adding web application support.

Lab 3: Creating Virtual Directories and Applications

  • Create folders, virtual directories, and applications

Lab 4: Configuring and Managing Application Pools

  • Create and configure additional application pools

Lab 5: Configuring Application Pool Recycling

  • Configure application pool recycle settings

Lab 6: Examining the Existing Websites and Bindings for conflicts

  • Document basic website settings

Lab 7: Creating New Websites

  • Configure and test new websites

Lab 8 Configuring Common Features

  • Configure directory browsing, content compression and default documents for the Products website

Lab 9: Configuring Support for Web Applications

  • Configuring ASP.NET settings

Lab 10: Configuring Authentication and Access

  • Install and configure the authentication mechanisms required to support both internal and public websites
  • Configure file system permissions and application pool permissions

Lab 11: Configuring URL Authorization Rules

  • Install and configure URL authorization rules

Lab 12: Creating and Managing Web Server Certificates

  • Create, export, and import a self-signed certificate

Lab 13: Adding a Certificate to a Website

  • Add HTTPS binding to websites

Lab 14: Installing and Configuring the Central Certificate Store

  • Configure the environment to store certificates for CCS

Lab 15: Installing and Configuring the Management Service

  • Install and configure the management service

Lab 16: Connecting to Remote Web Servers and Websites

  • Connect and manage a remote web server and website

Lab 17: Delegating Management Permissions

  • Create and manage IIS manager users

Lab 18: Configuring and Using an FTP Site

  • Install and configure a secured FTP site

Lab 19: Monitoring IIS Logs

  • Confiugre and query log files

Lab 20: Backing Up and Recovering Configuration History

  • Back up and recover configuration history

Lab 21: Building a Load-Balanced Web Farm Using ARR

  • Create a web farm by installing and configuring ARR

Lab 22: Sharing Content to a Web Farm Using a Shared Folders

  • Sharing content to a web farm using a network share

Lab 23: Sharing Content to a Web Farm Using DFS-R

  • Install and configure DFS-R for content replication

Lab 24: Sharing IIS Configurations in a Web Farm

  • Configure IIS to use shared configurations

Upcoming Classes

Dates Location GTR  
Jun 15-19 (8:30am-4:30pm) EST
Jul 27-31 (8:30am-4:30pm) EST
Aug 3-7 (11:30am-7:30pm) EST
Aug 17-21 (8:30am-4:30pm) EST
Sep 7-11 (8:30am-4:30pm) EST
Oct 19-23 (8:30am-4:30pm) EST
Nov 30-Dec 4 (8:30am-4:30pm) EST


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