10972 : Administering the Web Server (IIS) Role of Windows Server

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. In keeping with that goal, this course will not focus on any particular web application or development practice.

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.

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

  • Experience with Windows networking technologies and implementation.
  • Experience with Windows Server administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with Windows Client administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Install IIS
  • Configure the default web site
  • Configure and manage application pools
  • Create additional web sites
  • Configure web sites and application support
  • Secure web sites and applications
  • Secure web site data transmission
  • Manage certificates in the Centralized Certificate Store
  • Configure remote administration
  • Implement FTP
  • Monitor IIS
  • Backup and restore IIS
  • Build load-balanced web farms


Module 1: Understanding and Installing Internet Information Services

Module 2: Configuring The Default Website

Module 3: Configuring and Managing Application Pools

Module 4: Creating Additional Websites

Module 5: Configuring Website and Web Application Support

Module 6: Securing Websites and Applications

Module 7: Securing Website Data Transmission

Module 8: Managing Certificates in the Centralized Certificate Store

Module 9: Configuring Remote Administration

Module 10: Implementing FTP

Module 11: Monitoring IIS

Module 12: Backing Up and Restoring IIS

Module 13: Building Load-Balanced Web Farms