Internet Information Services IIS8

Internet Information Services IIS8 Course


About this Course
This Internet Information Services (IIS) 8.5 training class teaches attendees the fundamental principles of web server administration and how to administer Microsoft Internet Information Services 8.5. 2KO Africa is a professional training company, delivering cutting edge programs in the IT space and in selected business applications. Our training is offered online, live online and also by instructor led classes. 2KO Africa's business courses are available world-wide, many of them leading to European Certification.
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Audience Profile
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.

Course Contents
1. Introduction
Role of a Web Server
Dynamic Content
Authorization and Authentication
Evolution of IIS

2. Deployment Planning
Windows Server Editions
Windows Installation Options
Active Directory vs. Standalone
IIS Modules

3. Installation
Server Manager
Upgrading from a Previous Version of IIS
Automated Installation

4. Server Footprint
Folders and Files
System Services
Windows Users and Groups

5. Tools for IIS Administration
IIS Manager
Microsoft.Web.Administration API

6. Configuration System
Configuration Editor
Configuration Backups

7. Core Architecture
Worker Processes
World Wide Web Publishing Service (W3SVC)
Windows Activation Service (WAS)

8. Request Pipeline
Classic vs. Integrated Pipeline Mode

9. Basic Administration Objects
Virtual Directories
Sites and Bindings
Application Pools

10. Request Processing
Request Filtering
Website Limits
Output Caching
Handler Mappings
Static File Handler
HTTP Response Headers
Error Pages
IIS HTTP Sub-Status Codes

11. Application Pool Administration
Basic Settings
Advanced Settings
Application Pool Identity
Real-Time Monitoring

12. IP Address and Domain Restrictions
Dynamic IP Restrictions

13. Logging
HTTP Logging
Centralized Logging
Failed Request Tracing

14. Server Certificates and SSL
TLS Handshake
Server Name Indication (SNI)
Requiring SSL
Certificate Rebind (IIS 8.5 only)

15. Authentication
Application Pool Identity vs. Authenticated User
Anonymous Authentication
HTTP Basic Authentication
HTTP Digest Authentication
Windows Authentication
Client Certificate Authentication
ASP.NET Forms Authentication

16. Authorization
NTFS Authorization
URL-Based Authorization
ASP.NET Application-Level Authorization

17. Session State
Session IDs
In-Process Session State
Using a State Server
Using SQL Server
Lab 9: Session State

18. Remote Administration
IIS Management Service
Feature Delegation

19. Web Deploy
Exporting and Importing Applications
Visual Studio Support

20. URL Rewrite

21. Web Farms
Shared Configuration
Shared Website Content
Centralized SSL Certificates
Session State
.NET Machine Key

22. Application Request Routing (ARR)
Server Farm Site Bindings