Configuring and Troubleshooting Internet Information Services in Windows Server 2008


Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Course 6420 Foundational Series: Fundamentals of a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure and Application Platform.
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience administering and supporting a Web Server role using Windows Server 2003.
  • Network + certification.

Course Outline

Module 1: Configuring an IIS 7.0 Web Server

The students will be introduced to the process of installing a Web Server and configuring IIS features such as application development; health and diagnostics; HTTP features and more.

Module 2: Configuring IIS 7.0 Web Sites and Application Pools

The students will be introduced to creating and managing Web sites and application pools.

Module 3: Configuring IIS 7.0 Application Settings

The students will be introduced to configuring application settings using ASP.NET.

Module 4: Configuring IIS 7.0 Modules

The students will be introduced to configuring IIS modules.

Module 5: Securing the IIS 7.0 Web Server and Web Sites

The students will be introduced to configuring a secure Web Server and Web sites and to using logging as a tool for monitoring security.

Module 6: Configuring Delegation and Remote Administration

The students will be introduced to assigning rights to Web site users and configuring users to serve as remote administrators of a server and its corresponding Web sites

Module 7: Using Command-line and Scripting for IIS 7.0 Administration

The students will learn basic scripting methods for completing IIS 7.0 administrative tasks needed to maintain Web sites and Web Servers.

Module 8: Tuning IIS 7.0 for Improved Performance

The students will be introduced to techniques for improving Web Server performance.

Module 9: Ensuring Web Site Availability with Web Farms

The students will learn to ensure Web site availability in a Web farm topology. Module 10: Troubleshooting IIS 7.0 Web Servers The students will learn to use audit logs to troubleshoot common Web Server related authentication, authorization, communication, and configuration error messages.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe the IIS 7.0 modular architecture and workloads.
  • Configure an IIS 7.0 Web Server.
  • Secure Web sites and Web application pools.
  • Troubleshoot Web servers, sites and applications.
  • Use command line tools and scripting tools.
  • Tune IIS to improve performance.
  • Maintain Web sites.
  • Enable integrated technologies to extend IIS 7.0 functionality.