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Implementing and Administering Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0

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.

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Praha3 16 350 CZK included in course price 30
Brno3 16 350 CZK included in course price 30
Bratislava3 360,00 EUR 189,00 EUR 30

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Who is the course for

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.

What we teach you

  • 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.

    Required skills

  • 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

    Teaching methods

    Online-Instructor led, Classroom

    Teaching materials

    The student kit includes a comprehensive workbook.

    Course Outline

    Introduction to IIS 6.0

    • This module explains the main features of IIS 6.0. In addition, the module provides an overview of the request processing, metabase architectures, security model, and the deployment considerations for IIS 6.0.
    • 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

    • This module teaches how to install and configure IIS 6.0. The module also teaches how to install the IIS 6.0 software, configure the default Web site, and set baseline security by using the Security Configuration Wizard of Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP1.
    • 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

    • This module explains how to secure an IIS 6.0 Web server and Web sites hosted on a Web server. The module also describes the various security techniques students can use for user authentication, authorization, and secure communications.
    • Configuring User Authentication and Authorization
    • Encrypting Web Site Communications
    • Reducing the Attack Surface of the Web Server

    Creating Additional Web and FTP Sites

    • This module explains how to create additional Web sites and FTP sites. The module also explains how to create and manage virtual directories and various methods of hosting multiple Web sites on a single Web server.
    • Creating and Configuring an Additional Web Site
    • Creating and Configuring FTP Sites
    • Restricting Access to FTP Sites

    Administering the IIS Metabase

    • This module describes the IIS 6.0 metabase structure and explains how to manage the IIS 6.0 metabase. The module also explains how to perform backup and recovery of the metabase and how to export and import metabase files.
    • Managing the IIS Metabase
    • Back Up and Restore IIS 6.0

    Managing Web Sites and Applications

    • This module describes the various server-side application infrastructures that IIS 6.0 supports, the requirements and security considerations for running these applications. The module also explains how to configure IIS 6.0 to support server-side applications, the benefits of application pools and the guidelines for configuring security, reliability, and performance for application pools.
    • Managing Server-Side Applications
    • Managing Application Pools
    • Managing Web Sites

    Monitoring IIS 6.0 Performance and Security

    • This module provides an introduction to the IIS 6.0 logging functionality, and the IIS 6.0 log formats. The module also explains how to locate relevant event log data, IIS 6.0 tracing and the auditing of the metabase.
    • Collecting IIS 6.0 Performance and Security Data
    • Analyzing Logs for Security and Performance

    Migrating Web Sites and Applications from Earlier Versions of IIS

    • This module describes the concepts and procedures for migrating. The module also explains the differences between migrating and upgrading, how to run the IIS Migration Tool, the advantages and limitations of the tool, and the manual migration process.
    • Preparing a Web Server for Migration
    • Manually Migrating Web Sites and Applications
    • Migrating Web Sites and Applications by Using the IIS Migration Tool

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