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Make the move to IIS 7 with this practical guide
Microsoft's IIS 7 is a radical departure from previous versions of IIS, and it promises administrators a new level of control over their Web servers, with its modular design and a flexible, extensible architecture that creates new opportunities for customization. This book guides you beyond the networking technology and concepts you already know and teaches you the crucial new features of IIS 7 that will help you succeed with this dramatically different Web server.
From navigating the new interface to adjusting settings entirely in XML to configuring IIS 7 for maximum security, this book covers the techniques, tricks, and basic instruction you need to take full advantage of IIS 7. Special sidebars provide information that can help developers coordinate efforts with administrators right from the start of projects to get the best outcomes.
- Learn how administrators and developers work together in IIS 7
Understand the fundamentally different architecture in IIS 7
Manage Web sites and all ASP.NET functionality in one location
Move existing ASP applications to IIS 7
Click and explore to see how things work with IIS 7's drill-down approach
Set MIME types, work with handlers, and start building files
Use apps such as HTML, ASP.NET, CGI, PERL, ColdFusion®, and more
Explore code-based, role-based, and .NET-based security models
Modify application configuration files
Microsoft's IIS 7 is a radical departure from previous versions, and it promises administrators a new level of control over their Web servers. This book guides you beyond the networking technology and concepts you already know and teaches you the crucial new features of IIS 7 that will help you succeed with this dramatically different Web server. From navigating the new interface to configuring IIS 7 for maximum security and more, this book covers the techniques, tricks, and basic instruction you need.
About the Author
John Paul Mueller, consultant, application developer, writer, and technical editor, has written more than 300 articles and 75 books, including coauthoring Mastering Windows Vista Business: Ultimate, Business, and Enterprise. His topics range from programming and operating systems to home security and accessibility. He has contributed articles to such magazines as DevSource, asp.netPro, InformIT, SQL Server Professional, and Visual C++ Developer, among others. You can reach him at his Web site www.mwt.net/~jmueller/.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Using IIS 7.
Chapter 1: Working with the New Interface.
Chapter 2: Configuring IIS 7 Features.
Chapter 3: Working with Files.
Part 2: Configuring Older Applications.
Chapter 4: Working with Basic HTML.
Chapter 5: Working with ASP.
Chapter 6: Working with Other Application Types.
Chapter 7: Using the Internet Information Services 6.0 Manager.
Part 3: Configuring Application Security.
Chapter 8: Basic Application Setup.
Chapter 9: Understanding the .NET Security Model.
Chapter 10: Configuring Application Security.
Chapter 11: Defining Database Connectivity.
Chapter 12: Modifying the Application Configuration Files.
Chapter 13: Improving Application Performance.
Chapter 14: Considering Globalization.