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Professional Microsoft IIS 8

Kenneth Schaefer, Jeff Cochran, Scott Forsyth, Dennis Glendenning, Benjamin Perkins

ISBN: 978-1-118-41737-9 November 2012 984 Pages


Stellar author team of Microsoft MVPs helps developers and administrators get the most out of Windows IIS 8

If you're a developer or administrator, you'll want to get thoroughly up to speed on Microsoft's new IIS 8 platform with this complete, in-depth reference. Prepare yourself to administer IIS 8 in not only commercial websites and corporate intranets, but also the mass web hosting market with this expert content. The book covers common administrative tasks associated with monitoring and managing an IIS environment--and then moves well beyond, into extensibility, scripted admin, and other complex topics.

The book highlights automated options outside the GUI, options that include the PowerShell provider and AppCmd tool. It explores extensibility options for developers, including ISAPI and HTTPModules. And, it delves into security protocols and high availability/load balancing at a level of detail that is not often found in IIS books.

  • Author team includes Microsoft MVPs and an IIS team member
  • Covers the management and monitoring of Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 8 for administrators and developers, including MOF and MOM
  • Delves into topics not often included in IIS books, including using the PowerShell provider and AppCmd tool and other automated options, and extending IIS 8 with ISAPI or HTTPModules
  • Explores security issues in depth, including high availability/load balancing, and the Kerberos, NTLM, and PKI/SSL protocols
  • Explains how to debug and troubleshoot IIS

Professional Microsoft IIS 8 features a wealth of information gathered from individuals running major intranets and web hosting facilities today, making this an indispensible and real-world reference to keep on hand.

Introduction xxvii

Part I: Introduction and Deployment

Chapter 1: Background on IIS and New Features In IIS 8.0 3

Chapter 2: IIS 8.0 Architecture 19

Chapter 3: Planning Your Deployment 39

Chapter 4: Installing IIS 8.0 63

Part II: Administration

Chapter 5: Administration Tools 97

Chapter 6: Website Administration 117

Chapter 7: Web Application Administration 153

Chapter 8: Web Application Pool Administration 179

Chapter 9: Delegating Remote Administration 221

Chapter 10: Configuring Other Services 259

Part III: Advanced Administration

Chapter 11: Core Server 315

Chapter 12: Core Server Extensibility 343

Chapter 13: Securing the Server 393

Chapter 14: Authentication and Authorization 423

Chapter 15: SSL and TLS 471

Chapter 16: IIS Scalability I: Building an IIS Web Farm 501

Chapter 17: IIS Scalability II: Load Balancing and ARR 545

Chapter 18: Programmatic Configuration and Management 597

Chapter 19: URL Rewrite 681

Chapter 20: Configuring Publishing Options 743

Part IV: Managing and Operating IIS 8.0

Chapter 21: IIS AND Operations Management 779

Chapter 22: Monitoring and Performance Tuning 805

Chapter 23: Diagnostics and Troubleshooting 851

Index 923

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