Module 1: Overview and Installing Internet Information Services
In this module students will learn about the network infrastructure planning and common concerns with implementing a web server. Students will perform an installation of IIS and verify the working web server by testing the default created website.
- Understanding a Web Server infrastructure
- Installing Internet Information Services
Lab : Installing Internet Information Services
- Perform a default installation of Internet Information Services
- Verify and test the installation of a default installation of Internet Information Services
- Describe the network infrastructure requirements for IIS.
- Explain the communication process between a web server and a browser.
- Perform a default installation of Internet Information Services.
- Verify and configure the Windows Firewall for use with IIS.
- Test a website by using a browser.
Module 2: Configuring The Default Website
In this module students 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.
- Examining the Default Website using IIS Manager
- Examining the Default IIS File Structure
- Configuring DNS records for a website
- Creating virtual directories and Applications
Lab : Configuring the Default website for public access
- Configure DNS records for both the internal and public website accessic website access
- Verify and test the internal and public website access using the DNS FQDN
Lab : Creating Virtual Directories and Applications
- Create additional content location in the current website
- Describe the default IIS folder structure to support a website.
- Create a web page for site testing and verification.
- Install additional required Role services to support a web application.
- Plan the network and DNS records for internal and public website access.
- Configure DNS records for an internal and public website.
- Create normal folders, virtual directories and applications in a website for additional content.
- Verify the new working website and content.
Module 3: Configuring and Managing Application Pools
In this module students will learn the benefits to the application pool architecture. Students will create and configure application pools to support additional applications and configure application pool recycle settings. Students will perform recycle events and examine the event logs for recycle events.
- Defining the Application Pool Architecture
- Creating and Managing Application Pools
- Configuring Application Pool Recycling
Lab : Configuring and Managing Application Pools
- Create and configure additional application pools
Lab : Configuring Application Pool Recycling
- Configure and test application pool recycle settings
Module 4: Creating additional websites
In this module students will learn how to examine and create new websites using unique bindings to avoid naming conflicts. Students will examine existing sites to determine and resolve binding conflicts then create new websites by using unique bindings.
- Understanding Configurations for Multiple Websites
- Configuring Website Bindings
- Creating and Starting Websites
Lab : Examining Existing Websites for Binding Conflicts
- Document basic website settings
Lab : Creating New Websites
- Configure and test new websites
Module 5: Configuring Website and Web application support
In this module students 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.
- Configuring Common features
- Adding support for web applications
Lab : Configuring Common Features
- Configure directory browsing, content compression and default documents for the Products website
Lab : Configuring Support for Web Applications
- Configuring ASP.NET settings
Module 6: Securing Websites and applications
In this module students will learn to secure internal and public websites for users and groups by using the built-in Windows and Basic authentication. Students will configure file system permissions for specific users and groups and secure a website using URL Authorization Rules.
- Understanding IIS Authentication and Authorization
- Configuring Authentication and Authorization
- Configuring URL Authorization Rules
Lab : Configuring Authentication and Access
- Installing and configuring anonymous authentication, Windows authentication, and basic authentication
- Configure folder permissions for a website
Lab : Configuring URL Authorization Rules
- Installing and configuring URL authorization rules
Module 7: Securing Website Data Transmission
In this module students will protect customer data using websites configured for SSL. Students will install and configure PKI certificates on a web server, create secured bindings, and verify that a website data transmissions are secured. Lessons
- Understanding Certificates and SSL
- Creating and Managing Web Server Certificates
- Configuring HTTPS Bindings
Lab : Creating and Managing Web Server Certificates
- Create, export, and import a self-signed certificate
Lab : Adding a Certificate to a Website
- Add HTTPS bindings to websites
Module 8: Managing Certificates in the Centralized Certificate Store
In this module students will install and configure the IIS 8.5 Central Certificate Store to enable centralized and improved certificate management, Students will configure a website to use a secured binding with the Central Certificate Store. Lessons
- Understanding the Central Certificate Store
- Installing and configuring the Central Certificate Store
Lab : Installing and Configuring the Central Certificate Store
- Configuring websites to use the Centralized Certificate Store
Module 9: Configuring Remote Administration
In this module students 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.
- Installing and Configuring the Management Service
- Connecting to remote web servers and websites
- Delegating Management Access
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 Permissions
- Creating and managing IIS manager users
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.
- Planning for FTP
- Implementing a FTP site
- Uploading and Downloading by using FTP
Lab : Installing and Configuring FTP site
- Install and configure a FTP site
Module 11: Monitoring IIS
In this module students will learn to monitor IIS log files and performance counters using Log Parser and PerfMon. Students will identify common issues related to performance and attacks recorded in the log files.
- Monitoring IIS logs with Log Parser
Lab : Monitoring IIS Logs
- Configuring and querying log files
Lab : Analyzing Performance Counters
- Collecting and evaluating performance data
Module 12: Backing up and Restoring IIS
In this module students will learn to backup and recover form a website or web server failure. Students will learn the importance of using high available techniques to avoid the recovery process.
- Understanding IIS Backup and Recovery Components
- Backing Up and Recovering a Website
Lab : Backing Up and Recovering Configuration History
- Back up and recover configuration history
Module 13: Building Load-Balanced Web Farms
In this module students will learn to increase reliability and performance of website by creating a web farm. Students will improve the management and update capabilities of the websites by using shared content in both a network share and DFS-R. Student will improve web server and website management by using Shared Configurations.
- Understanding load-balancing Mechanisms
- Building a Load-Balanced Web Farm using ARR
- Sharing content to a Web Farm using a network share
- Sharing content to a Web Farm using DFS-R
- Sharing IIS Configurations in a Web Farm
Lab : Building a Load-Balanced Web Farm using ARR
- Configuring and testing a web farm
Lab : Sharing content to a Web Farm using a network share
- Configuring a web farm to use content from a shared folder
Lab : Sharing content to a Web Farm using DFS-R
- Installing and Configuring DFS-R
Lab : Sharing IIS Configurations in a Web Farm
- Configuring shared configurations
- Installing a new component in a shared configuration