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As the first update to Microsoft's server operating system in nearly five years, Windows Server 2008 boasts the new Internet Information Services 7.0 (IIS 7), which is the largest departure from previous versions of IIS ever. Written by an author team that includes four Microsoft MVPs, this book shows you how to take advantage of these exciting new features of IIS 7. With a clear understanding of IIS 7, you'll learn to deploy, install, monitor, manage, and secure an IIS ...

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As the first update to Microsoft's server operating system in nearly five years, Windows Server 2008 boasts the new Internet Information Services 7.0 (IIS 7), which is the largest departure from previous versions of IIS ever. Written by an author team that includes four Microsoft MVPs, this book shows you how to take advantage of these exciting new features of IIS 7. With a clear understanding of IIS 7, you'll learn to deploy, install, monitor, manage, and secure an IIS environment with confidence and ease.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470097823
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/10/2008
  • Series: Programmer to Programmer Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 840
  • Sales rank: 821,084
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Ken Schaefer is a systems engineer consultant for globalsystems integrator Avanade. Avanade is a joint partnership betweenMicrosoft and Accenture and focuses on enterprise projects acrossthe Microsoft product stack. Ken has worked with IIS for around 10years and has been a Microsoft MVP for IIS since 2003. He haspresented at numerous Microsoft Tech.Ed events across the UnitedStates, Australia, and Asia; written articles for MicrosoftTechNet; and spent countless hours talking about IIS at otherevents, user group meetings, and road shows. He is currently anMCSE, MCDBA, MCTS, and holds a Masters in Business and Technologyfrom UNSW. When he isn’t thinking about IIS, Ken can usuallybe found tinkering with Active Directory, Operations Manager, SQLServer, Windows Media Center, Virtual PC…

Jeff Cochran is a Senior Network Specialist for the Cityof Naples, Florida, and has been employed in the computernetworking industry for nearly two decades. Beginning with computerbulletin boards on a Commodore 64 in the early 1980s, he has workedwith nearly every method of communication via computer since. Inthe early 1990s, he started the first commercial ISP in SouthwestFlorida, using Windows NT 3.51 systems for mail, web, and FTPservers.
Jeff is married to Zina, a self-employed graphic designer, andspends his free time remodeling a 1950s home in Naples. Althoughmost of his personal hobbies revolve around computers, he enjoysGeocaching and collecting pinball machines, and is still addictedto Age of Empires.

Scott Forsyth works for ORCS Web, Inc. as the Director ofIT. ORCS Web is a Microsoft Certified Partner offering web hostingservices utilizing the IIS platform for hosting of ASP.NET,SharePoint, SQL Server, Exchange and other technologies. He is aMicrosoft MVP for ASP.NET, an ASP Insider and has multiple MCPcertifications.
Scott is married and has two kids, Joel and Alisha, who don’twork with IIS yet but do spend countless hours on the computer.When he's not in front of a computer, Scott leads a youth group athis local church, plays the drums and enjoys playing tabletennis.

Rob Baugh is the VP of IT for Anres Technologies. He hasbeen in the IT field since 1999 and has worked with IIS the entiretime. He has multiple Microsoft Certified Professionalcertifications.
Rob is married to Stacy and they have one daughter, Emily. Hispassion (when away from computers) is scuba diving, so he recentlyrelocated to Merida, Mexico to be closer to the blue waters of theCaribbean.

Mike Everest has had an interest in computing from thetime he first laid eyes on a PC at high school in 1978. He operateda series of Bulletin Board Systems throughout the 1980s whilecompleting his undergraduate studies and experimenting with earlyInternet technologies.
Mike began working with web servers in the early 1990s andestablished the first commercial web hosting platform in hisregional hometown of Geelong, Australia. Since then, specializingin Internet infrastructure, hosting services, and ISP systems, hehas participated in establishing and developing no fewer than seventechnology companies, sold two, and maintains an ongoing interestin three.
Mike is delighted to have had the opportunity to contribute to thisbook and is more than happy to receive comments, questions, andcriticisms from readers.

Dennis Glendenning (MA, MBA, MCSA+Msg, MCSE, PMP) is aPrincipal Systems Engineer with Avanade, where he provides designand delivery leadership for large-scale technology integrationprojects. Dennis’s background includes graduate training,professional certifications, and a blend of technical and projectmanagement experience that spans more than 15 years. In addition todelivering technology architectures for Fortune 500 companies,Dennis has led several eCommerce infrastructure teams to leverageIIS in the public safety, insurance, and financial industries.Although he travels the United States for work, Dennis lives inCleveland, Ohio with his wife and two children, and he revels inhiking, history, great speeches, and epic FPS PC games. Dennis canbe reached at

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Table of Contents


Part I: Introduction and Deployment.

Chapter 1: Background on IIS and New Features in IIS 7.0.

Chapter 2: IIS 7.0 Architecture.

Chapter 3: Planning Your Deployment.

Chapter 4: Installing IIS 7.0.

Part II: Administration.

Chapter 5: Administration Tools.

Chapter 6: Web-Site Administration.

Chapter 7: Web Application Administration.

Chapter 8: Web Application Pool Administration.

Chapter 9: Delegating Remote Administration.

Chapter 10: Configuring Other Services.

Part III: Advanced Administration.

Chapter 11: Core Server.

Chapter 12: Core Server Extensibility.

Chapter 13: Securing the Server.

Chapter 14: Authentication and Authorization.

Chapter 15: SSL and TLS.

Chapter 16: Configuring and Load-Balancing Web Farms.

Chapter 17: Programmatic Configuration and Management.

Part IV: Managing and Operating IIS 7.0.

Chapter 18: IIS and Operations Management.

Chapter 19: Monitoring and Performance Tuning.

Chapter 20: Diagnostics and Troubleshooting.

Appendix A: Module Reference.

Appendix B: IIS Status Codes.

Appendix C: WCF Primer.

Appendix D: Resources.


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