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Supporting Microsoft IIS  |    A 5 day   hands on   training course

Supporting Microsoft IIS training course description

This course provides students 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.

What will you learn
  • Install IIS.
  • Configure IIS.
  • Secure websites.
  • Maintain IIS.
Supporting Microsoft IIS training course details

Supporting Microsoft IIS course contents

  • Overview and Installing IIS
  • Web Server infrastructure, installing IIS.
    Hands on Default install of IIS, verify and test..

  • Configuring the default website
  • Default website, IIS Manager, default IIS file structure, configuring DNS records for a website, creating virtual directories and Applications.
    Hands on Configuring the Default website for public access. Creating Virtual Directories and Applications.

  • Application Pools
  • Application Pool Architecture, Application Pool recycling.
    Hands on Creating and managing Application Pools.

  • Creating additional websites
  • Multiple websites on a single server, website bindings.
    Hands on Creating new websites.

  • Website and Web application support
  • Configuring Common features, adding support for web applications.
    Hands on Adding support for web applications.

  • Securing Websites and applications
  • Access control, sites, applications, authentication and permissions. URL authorization rules.
    Hands on Configuring Authentication and permissions.

  • Securing Data Transmissions with SSL
  • Certificates and SSL, creating certificates for a web server, adding a certificate to a website.
    Hands on Certificates and HTTPS.

  • Using the Central Certificate Store
  • The Central Certificate Store.
    Hands on Install and configure the Central Certificate Store.

  • Configuring Remote Administration
  • Installing and Configuring the Management Service. Connecting to remote web servers and websites. Delegating Management Access.
    Hands on Remote administration.

  • Implementing FTP
  • Implementing FTP, configuring an FTP site.
    Hands on Install and configure a secured FTP site.

  • Monitoring IIS
  • IMonitoring IIS logs with Log Parser.
    Hands on Analyze a set of IIS log files for possible issues using Log Parser. Analyze performance data for performance related problems using PerfMon.

  • Backing up and Restoring IIS
  • The IIS environment.
    Hands on Performing a backup and restore of a website.

  • Building Load-Balanced Web Farms
  • 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.
    Hands on Installing and configuring ARR, sharing content to a Web Farm using network share and DFS-R, sharing IIS Configurations in a Web Farm.

Learning path



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P. C. - Medway NHS Foundation Trust

"The course was excellent and tailored to our specific needs."

S. A. - Arqiva

"Went above expectations great course I learnt a lot."

Training approach

This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.