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Practical solutions and best practices for IIS 8

Microsoft's Internet Information Services (IIS) is the leading e-commerce web server. If you're a developer or administrator, you need to be thoroughly up to speed with this platform. The expert authors of this book not only cover common administrative tasks; they have gathered a wealth of information from people running and supporting major intranets and web hosting facilities, giving you you an in-depth look at IIS 8 ...

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Overview

Practical solutions and best practices for IIS 8

Microsoft's Internet Information Services (IIS) is the leading e-commerce web server. If you're a developer or administrator, you need to be thoroughly up to speed with this platform. The expert authors of this book not only cover common administrative tasks; they have gathered a wealth of information from people running and supporting major intranets and web hosting facilities, giving you you an in-depth look at IIS 8 extensibility and operations management. This indispensable, real-world reference examines website administration, the core server, scalability, operations management, and much more.

Professional Microsoft IIS 8:

  • Highlights automated options outside the GUI, including the PowerShell provider and AppCmd tool
  • Explores extensibility options, including ISAPI and HTTPModules
  • Delves into scalability options such as high availability/load balancing
  • Offers IIS performance and optimization tips
  • Clarifies integrated vs. classic modes and the request processing pipeline
  • Explains how to debug and troubleshoot IIS
  • Discusses authentication and authorization
  • Walks you through delegating remote administration and configuring other services
  • Covers new features including URLRewrite and Application Request Routing

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118417379
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/15/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 984
  • Sales rank: 762,950
  • File size: 52 MB
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Meet the Author

Ken Schaefer is a senior architect at HP Enterprise Services and a coauthor of Professional IIS 7. He is a Microsoft MVP for Window Server/IIS.

Jeff Cochran is a senior network specialist for the City of Naples, Florida.

Scott Forsyth is the co-founder and Chief Systems Engineer of Vaasnet, and a Microsoft MVP for ASP.NET/IIS.

Dennis Glendenning is an enterprise solutions architect with Avanade.

Benjamin Perkins is a senior support escalation engineer at Microsoft Deutschland.

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION xxvii

PART I: INTRODUCTION AND DEPLOYMENT

CHAPTER 1: BACKGROUND ON IIS AND NEW FEATURES IN IIS 8.0 3

CHAPTER 2: IIS 8.0 ARCHITECTURE 19

CHAPTER 3: PLANNING YOUR DEPLOYMENT 39

CHAPTER 4: INSTALLING IIS 8.0 63

PART II: ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 5: ADMINISTRATION TOOLS 97

CHAPTER 6: WEBSITE ADMINISTRATION 117

CHAPTER 7: WEB APPLICATION ADMINISTRATION 153

CHAPTER 8: WEB APPLICATION POOL ADMINISTRATION 179

CHAPTER 9: DELEGATING REMOTE ADMINISTRATION 221

CHAPTER 10: CONFIGURING OTHER SERVICES 259

PART III: ADVANCED ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 11: CORE SERVER 315

CHAPTER 12: CORE SERVER EXTENSIBILITY 343

CHAPTER 13: SECURING THE SERVER 393

CHAPTER 14: AUTHENTICATION AND AUTHORIZATION 423

CHAPTER 16: IIS SCALABILITY I: BUILDING AN IIS WEB FARM 501

CHAPTER 17: IIS SCALABILITY II: LOAD BALANCING AND ARR 545

CHAPTER 18: PROGRAMMATIC CONFIGURATION AND MANAGEMENT 597

CHAPTER 19: URL REWRITE 681

CHAPTER 20: CONFIGURING PUBLISHING OPTIONS 743

PART IV: MANAGING AND OPERATING IIS 8.0

CHAPTER 21: IIS AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT 779

CHAPTER 22: MONITORING AND PERFORMANCE TUNING 805

CHAPTER 23: DIAGNOSTICS AND TROUBLESHOOTING 851

INDEX 923

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