Implementing and Administering Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0

3 Day Course
Hands On
Code M2576

This course has been retired. The latest course covering Internet Information Services (IIS) is M10972: Administering the Web Server (IIS) Role of Windows Server


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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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