This course provides delegates with the fundamental knowledge and skills to configure and manage Internet Information Services.
This course is intended to help provide pre-requisite skills supporting a broad range of Internet web applications, security, and knowledge to help support other products that use IIS such as Exchange and SharePoint. In keeping with that goal, this course will not focus on any particular web application or development practice.
This course is intended for IT Professionals already experienced in general Windows Server and Windows Client administration. No prior experience with any version of Internet Information Services is assumed.
Module 1: Overview and Installing Internet Information Services
In this module delegates will learn about the network infrastructure planning and common concerns with implementing a web server. Delegates will perform an installation of IIS and verify the working web server by testing the default created website.
Lab : Installing Internet Information Services
Module 2: Configuring The Default Website
In this module delegates will learn to plan and implement network requirements for a public website. Students will configure DNS records to support access to internal and public websites and create virtual directories and application folders for additional website content.
Lab : Configuring the Default website for public access
Lab : Creating Virtual Directories and Applications
Module 3: Configuring and Managing Application Pools
In this module delegates will learn the benefits to the application pool architecture. Delegates will create and configure application pools to support additional applications and configure application pool recycle settings. Delegates will perform recycle events and examine the event logs for recycle events.
Lab : Configuring and Managing Application Pools
Create and configure additional application pools
Lab : Configuring Application Pool Recycling
Module 4: Creating additional websites
In this module delegates will learn how to examine and create new websites using unique bindings to avoid naming conflicts. Delegates will examine existing sites to determine and resolve binding conflicts then create new websites by using unique bindings.
Lab : Examining the existing websites and bindings for conflicts
Examine several websites and determine if binding conflicts exist
Lab : Creating new websites
Module 5: Configuring Website and Web application support
In this module delegates will learn to support additional application requriements including common configuration settings, platform support from the built-in web server, and include additional application support by using the Web Platform Installer.
Lab : Configuring Common Features
Configure and test common configuration settings
Lab : Adding support for web applications
Module 6: Securing Websites and applications
In this module delegates will learn to secure internal and public websites for users and groups by using the built-in Windows and Basic authentication. Delegates will configure file system permissions for specific users and groups and secure a website using URL Authorization Rules.
Lab : Configuring Authentication and permissions
Lab : Enabling URL Authorization Rules
Module 7: Securing Data Transmissions with SSL
In this module delegates will protect customer data using websites configured for SSL. Delegates will install and configure PKI certificates on a web server, create secured bindings, and verify that a website data transmissions are secured.
Lab : Creating and installing a self-signed certificate
Create a self-signed certificate to secure a website
Lab : Adding a certificate to a website
Module 8: Using the Central Certificate Store
In this module delegates will install and configure the IIS 8.5 Central Certificate Store to enable centralized and improved certificate management, Delegates will configure a website to use a secured binding with the Central Certificate Store.
Lab : Installing and Configuring the Central Certificate Store
Module 9: Configuring Remote Administration
In this module delegates will configure secured remote management of web servers and websites, create and configure permissions for site level administrators and developers, and verify web server and website management.
Lab : Installing and Configuring the Management Service
Install and configure the management service
Lab : Connecting to remote web servers and websites
Connect and manage a remote web server and website
Lab : Delegating Management Access
Module 10: Implementing FTP
In this module students will learn configure a secured FTP site for users to store and retrieve files. Student will configure authentication, authorization and the FTP storage location. Students will retrieve and files using the native Windows FTP command.
Lab : Configuring and using an FTP site
Module 11: Monitoring IIS
In this module delegates will learn to monitor IIS log files and performance counters using Log Parser and PerfMon. Delegates will identify common issues related to performance and attacks recorded in the log files.
Monitoring IIS logs with Log Parser
Lab : Monitoring IIS logs with Log Parser
Module 12: Backing up and Restoring IIS
In this module delegates will learn to backup and recover form a website or web server failure. Delegates will learn the importance of using high available techniques to avoid the recovery process.
Lab : Performing a backup and restore of a website
Module 13: Building Load-Balanced Web Farms
In this module delegates will learn to increase reliability and performance of website by creating a web farm. Delegates will improve the management and update capabilities of the websites by using shared content in both a network share and DFS-R. Delegates will improve web server and website management by using Shared Configurations.
Lab : Building a Load-Balanced Web Farm using ARR
Create a web farm by installing and configuring ARR
Lab : Sharing content to a Web Farm using a network share
Sharing content to a Web Farm using a network share
Lab : Sharing content to a Web Farm using DFS-R
Install and Configure DFS-R for content replication
Lab : Sharing IIS Configurations in a Web Farm