M6427: Configuring and Troubleshooting Internet Information Services in Windows Server 2008

3 Day Course
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Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M6427

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In this three day instructor-led course the students will learn to install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot an Internet Information Services 7.0 Web Server in Windows Server 2008.


After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the IIS 7.0 modular architecture and workloads
  • Configure an IIS 7.0 Web Server
  • Secure Web sites and Web application pools
  • Troubleshoot Web servers, sites and applications
  • Use command line tools and scripting tools
  • Tune IIS to improve performance
  • Maintain Web sites
  • Enable integrated technologies to extend IIS 7.0 functionality

Target Audience

Who Should Attend?

The primary audience for this course is individuals who want to become a Web Server Administrator in an enterprise environment. Also, individuals who are assuming a new role requiring skills to manage content served by an IIS 7.0 Web Server over an intranet, extranet, and internet would be interested in this course.

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Configuring an IIS 7.0 Web Server (4 topics)

  • Introducing Internet Information Services 7.0
  • Installing the Web Server Role in Windows Server 2008
  • Configuring Application Development, Health, and HTTP Features
  • Configuring Performance, Security, and Server component Features

Configuring IIS 7.0 Web Sites and Application Pools (4 topics)

  • Introducing Web Sites and Application Pools
  • Creating a Web Site
  • Creating an Application Pool
  • Maintaining an Application Pool

Configuring IIS 7.0 Application Settings (2 topics)

  • Configuring Application Settings
  • Configuring ASP.NET Security

Configuring IIS 7.0 Modules (2 topics)

  • Configuring Native Modules
  • Configuring Managed Modules

Securing the IIS 7.0 Web Server and Web Sites (3 topics)

  • Configuring Secure Web Sites and Servers
  • Configure Other Aspects of Web Server Security
  • Configuring Logging for IIS 7.0

Configuring Delegation and Remote Administration (3 topics)

  • Configuring Remote Administration
  • Configuring Delegated Administration
  • Configuring Feature Delegation

Using Command-line and Scripting for IIS 7.0 Administration (3 topics)

  • Tools for Running Administrative Tasks in IIS
  • Executing Scripts for Administrative Tasks
  • Managing IIS Tasks

Tuning IIS 7.0 for Improved Performance (3 topics)

  • Implementing Best Practices for Improving IIS Performance
  • Configuring Options to Improve IIS Performance
  • Managing Application Pools to Improve IIS Performance

Ensuring Web Site Availability with Web Farms (3 topics)

  • Backing Up and Restoring Web Sites
  • Working with Shared Configurations
  • Configuring Network Load Balancing for IIS

Troubleshooting IIS 7.0 Web Servers (5 topics)

  • Using IIS 7.0 Logging for Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Authentication
  • Troubleshooting Authorization
  • Troubleshooting Communication
  • Troubleshooting Configuration


Before attending this course, students must have one or more of the following: - Course 6420 Foundational Series: Fundamentals of a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure and Application Platform Or - A minimum of one year of experience administering and supporting a Web Server role using Windows Server 2003 - Network + certification

Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course. If you are unsure please ask a training advisor .

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