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Implementing and Administering Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0
(Microsoft Training Course: 2576) - 3 days - £1425 exc VAT

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> Target Audience
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to implement and administer IIS 6.0. It is intended for systems administrators and engineers who have experience in deploying, administering, and supporting Microsoft Windows Server 2003 operating system-based servers and networks.
> Course outline
  1. Introduction to IIS 6.0
  2. Installing IIS 6.0 and Configuring Baseline Security
  3. Implementing Web Server and Web Site Security
  4. Creating Additional Web and FTP Sites
  5. Administering the IIS Metabase
  6. Managing Web Sites and Applications
  7. Monitoring IIS 6.0 Performance and Security
  8. Migrating Web Sites and Applications from Earlier Versions of IIS


Module 1: Introduction to IIS 6.0
  • Overview of the Main Features and Architecture of IIS 6.0
  • Deployment Considerations for IIS 6.0
Skills
  • Describe the main features and architecture of IIS 6.0.
  • Explain the implementation considerations of IIS 6.0.
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Module 2: Installing IIS 6.0 and Configuring Baseline Security
  • Installing and Configuring IIS 6.0
  • Verifying the Installation of IIS 6.0
  • Configuring Baseline Security for IIS 6.0
  • Lab: Installing IIS 6.0 and Configuring Baseline Security
Skills
  • Install and configure IIS 6.0.
  • Verify that the IIS 6.0 installation was successful.
  • Configure baseline security for IIS 6.0.
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Module 3: Implementing Web Server and Web Site Security
  • Configuring User Authentication and Authorization
  • Encrypting Web Site Communications
  • Reducing the Attack Surface of the Web Server
  • Lab: Implementing Web Server and Web Site Security
Skills
  • Configure user authentication and authorization for Web sites.
  • Encrypt Web site communications by using SSL.
  • Reduce the attack surface of the Web server.
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Module 4: Creating Additional Web and FTP Sites
  • Creating and Configuring an Additional Web Site
  • Creating and Configuring FTP Sites
  • Restricting Access to FTP Sites
  • Lab: Creating Additional Web Sites
Skills
  • Create and configure an additional Web site.
  • Create and configure FTP sites.
  • Configure security for an FTP site.
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Module 5: Administering the IIS Metabase
  • Managing the IIS Metabase
  • Back Up and Restore IIS 6.0
  • Lab: Administering the Metabase
Skills
  • Manage the IIS Metabase.
  • Backup and restore IIS 6.0.
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Module 6: Managing Web Sites and Applications
  • Managing Server-Side Applications
  • Managing Application Pools
  • Managing Web Sites
  • Lab: Managing Web Sites and Applications
Skills
  • Manage server-side applications.
  • Manage application pools.
  • Manage Web sites.
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Module 7: Monitoring IIS 6.0 Performance and Security
  • Collecting IIS 6.0 Performance and Security Data
  • Analyzing Logs for Security and Performance
  • Lab: Monitoring IIS 6.0 Performance and Security
Skills
  • Collect IIS 6.0 performance and security data.
  • Analyze logs for security and performance.
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Module 8: Migrating Web Sites and Applications from Earlier Versions of IIS
  • Preparing a Web Server for Migration
  • Manually Migrating Web Sites and Applications
  • Migrating Web Sites and Applications by Using the IIS Migration Tool
  • Lab: Migrating Web Sites and Applications from Earlier Versions of IIS
Skills
  • Prepare a Web server for migration.
  • Manually migrate Web sites and applications.
  • Migrate Web sites and applications by using the IIS Migration tool.
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following pre-requisites:
  • 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.
> Purpose
After completing the 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.