Internet Information Server 5 (IIS 5.0)

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Microsoft Internet Information Server is a set of Internet-based services for servers using Microsoft Windows. The servers currently include FTP, SMTP, NNTP, and HTTP/HTTPS.

Administering Microsoft Internet Information Services 5.0

Installing and Integrating Internet Information Services 5.0

  • Describe the new features of IIS 5.0 that improve reliability and performance
  • Describe the security features of IIS 5.0 and outline of the industry-standard protocols that are supported by this application
  • Describe the new features of IIS 5.0 that make it easier to write and control web applications
  • Describe the planning and system requirements that are necessary for the successful installation of Internet Information Server 5.0
  • Describe the internetworking considerations that must be in place for a successful installation of Internet Information Server 5.0
  • Describe how to install or upgrade Internet Information Services 5.0 and how to customize its installation to suit an organization's needs
  • Discuss how to manage FrontPage Server Extensions
  • Describe how to use IIS 5.0 administration tools and utilities
  • Discuss how Internet Information Services security is integrated into Windows 2000 security
  • Apply Internet Information Services 5.0 security methods
  • Install Certificate Services and enable SSL
  • Understand the process of creating and installing a certificate
  • Create a site certificate and enable SSL

Administering and Configuring Internet Information Services 5.0

  • Describe how to create and administer virtual servers and directories
  • Explain how to configure and administer the WWW service
  • Explain how to administer and configure the FTP service
  • Explain how to administer and configure the SMTP service
  • Describe how to administer and configure the NNTP service
  • Discuss the indexing service and the indexing process
  • To administer and configure the indexing service
  • Use the indexing service to index a new server and its web content
  • Explain how to configure IIS 5.0 for web applications
  • Discuss active server pages (ASPs) and describe how to connect to a data source using ASPs
  • Discuss how to leverage ASP in IIS 5.0
  • Discuss how and when to use clustering and configure network load balancing
  • Discuss how to use the various tools for monitoring IIS 5.0, how to enable IIS 5.0 counters, and how to tune IIS 5.0 for optimized performance
  • Solve any problems with the installation and administration of IIS 5.0
  • Solve common problems with sites and services in IIS 5.0

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