Implementing and Administering Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0

3 Day Course
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Code M2576

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This three-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to implement and administer IIS 6.0. The course focuses on the IIS 6.0 architectural features that improve reliability, security, manageability and performance. The course also provides knowledge and skills to successfully install, configure, implement security, monitor, and manage Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 servers and Web sites.


After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the main features of IIS 6.0, the IIS 6.0 security model, the request processing and metabase architectures.
  • Plan the implementation of IIS 6.0 based on the administrative and business needs of an organization.
  • Install and configure IIS 6.0.
  • Implement Web server and Web site security.
  • Create additional Web and File Transfer Protocol (FTP) sites.
  • Administer the IIS metabase.
  • Manage Web sites and applications.
  • Monitor IIS 6.0 performance and Security.
  • Migrate Web sites and applications from earlier versions of IIS.

Target Audience

This course is intended for experienced systems administrators and engineers (at a 200-300 skill level) who have experience in deploying, administering, and supporting Microsoft Windows Server 2003 operating system-based servers and networks

Students can be any one of the following:

  • Systems Administrators or IT Generalists who are responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining Web and application servers.
  • IT Support Professionals in medium-to-large organizations, who are responsible for maintaining servers, including but not limited to Web and application servers on the corporate network. The audience includes IT Support Professionals who perform support functions with the Windows Server 2003 family of operating systems and network services in their day-to-day work.
  • System Engineers, who perform tasks associated with the implementation and maintenance of Web and application servers as part of their overall IT responsibility within small-to-medium organizations.

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Introduction to IIS 6.0 (2 topics)

  • Overview of the Main Features and Architecture of IIS 6.0
  • Deployment Considerations for IIS 6.0

Installing IIS 6.0 and Configuring Baseline Security (3 topics)

  • Installing and Configuring IIS 6.0
  • Verifying the Installation of IIS 6.0
  • Configuring Baseline Security for IIS 6.0

Implementing Web Server and Web Site Security (3 topics)

  • Configuring User Authentication and Authorization
  • Encrypting Web Site Communications
  • Reducing the Attack Surface of the Web Server

Creating Additional Web and FTP Sites (3 topics)

  • Creating and Configuring an Additional Web Site
  • Creating and Configuring FTP Sites
  • Restricting Access to FTP Sites

Administering the IIS Metabase (2 topics)

  • Managing the IIS Metabase
  • Back Up and Restore IIS 6.0

Managing Web Sites and Applications (3 topics)

  • Managing Server-Side Applications
  • Managing Application Pools
  • Managing Web Sites

Monitoring IIS 6.0 Performance and Security (2 topics)

  • Collecting IIS 6.0 Performance and Security Data
  • Analyzing Logs for Security and Performance

Migrating Web Sites and Applications from Earlier Versions of IIS (3 topics)

  • Preparing a Web Server for Migration
  • Manually Migrating Web Sites and Applications
  • Migrating Web Sites and Applications by Using the IIS Migration Tool


This course requires that students meet the following prerequisites:

  • At least two years' experience in administering Microsoft Windows-based servers.
  • Knowledge and experience that is equivalent to skills measured by exams 70-290 and 70-291
  • Skills to do the following:
  • Create user and group accounts
  • Assign file system permissions to resources
  • Configure network interface parameters
  • Create and configure Domain Name System (DNS) entries
  • Monitor server performance
  • Monitor network traffic

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