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Installing and Configuring IIS 5.0

Installation Guides

Build a High-Availability Web Site with MSCS and IIS 4.0
Explore MSCS's basic functionality and walk through how to use MSCS with IIS to set up a high-availability Web site that gives you peace of mind. Source: Windows & .NET Magazine (June 1999)

Customizing the FTP Service
Overview of FTP architecture and step-by-step info on setting up an FTP site. Source:

Deploying Windows 2000 with IIS 5.0 for Dot Coms: Best Practices
This paper provides a set of recommendations and an extensive collection of links to further resources on Windows 2000 deployments with IIS 5.0 for dot-com businesses. Source: (May 1, 2000)

HOW TO: Configure Windows 2000 as a Web Server 
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 308192 - This article is a step-by-step guide for setting up a World Wide Web server for anonymous access in a Windows 2000 environment.


HOW TO: Migrate a Web Server Configuration to Another Computer 
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 315413 - This article describes how use Internet Information Services (IIS) Migration Wizard to migrate a Web server configuration to a different computer.

HOW TO: Perform a Clean Installation of Windows 2000 and IIS to Prepare for Migrating UNIX Web Sites 
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 323969 - When you migrate Web sites from UNIX, you must have a solid and stable base on which to perform the installation. This article describes how to determine the best installation method and the most suitable features for a server to which you are migrating UNIX Web sites 

IIS 5.0's Hidden Differences
Knowing IIS 5.0's secrets will make your upgrade more safe and secure.
Source: Windows & .NET Magazine

Migrating Linux and Apache Server to Windows 2000 and Internet Information Services
Migrate your Linux operating system and Apache HTTP server to a reliable Windows 2000 and Internet Information Services.

Migrating from IIS 4.0 to IIS 5.0
Resisting the move to IIS 5.0? Use these tips and resources to put some of your fears to rest. Source: Windows & .NET Magazine (Sept 2001)

IIS Upgrade FAQ
Know the basics before you migrate. Source: Windows & .NET Magazine (Sept 2001)

Upgrading to IIS 5
Upgrading to IIS 5 can be either a great dream or, how should I say, a not so great dream. In this article you'll find the FAQ on upgrading along with practical recommendations (including a sample unattended.txt file) and a demo of the new IIS Migration tool. Source: IIS Answers

Configuring IIS

How to Configure Clustered IIS Virtual Servers on Windows 2000 Advanced Server
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 248025 - This article describes how to configure Internet Information Server (IIS) virtual servers on Windows 2000 Advanced Server cluster nodes. 

HOW TO: Configure Certificate Trust Lists in Internet Information Services 5.0 
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 313071 - This step-by-step article describes how to create and configure Certificate Trust Lists (CTLs) by using the Certificate Trust List Wizard in Internet Information Services (IIS) version 5.0.

HOW TO: Configure Microsoft DFS as the Filing System for IIS 
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 313080 - This article describes how to use Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Distributed File System (DFS) as the filing system for Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.0.

HOW TO: Configure Internet Information Services Web Authentication in Windows 2000 Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 308160 - This step-by-step article describes how to configure authentication for Web-based requests in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.0.

HOW TO: Enable IIS Logging Site Activity
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 300390 - This article provides a step-by-step guide for enabling IIS logging on a Web site.

HOW TO: Enable Reverse DNS Lookup for IIS 
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 297795 -
This step-by-step article demonstrates how to enable reverse Domain Name System (DNS) lookup for Internet Information Services (IIS). 

HOW TO: Limit the Header Size of the HTTP Transmission That IIS Accepts from a Client 
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 310156 - This article describes how to limit the header size of the HTTP transmission that Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS - will accept from a client. Recent exploits perpetrated against Microsoft Internet Information Server 4.0 and IIS 5.0

HOW TO: Redirect IIS 5.0 Subfolders to a Web Root Folder 
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 310177 - This step-by-step article describes how to redirect Internet Information Server (IIS) 5.0 subfolders to a Web root folder.

HOW TO: Set Default Properties for Internet Information Services 
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 308193 - You can use the Internet Information Services (IIS - snap-in to configure settings for the WWW and FTP services at the server, individual site, folder, or file levels. When you configure properties at the server level, these values are inherited, and become the default settings for all Web or FTP sites on the server. This article describes how to set the following default properties on an IIS server.

HOW TO: Set Up File and Folder Replication for IIS 5.0 Using the Most Common Method 
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 311398 - This article describes how to set up replication of your Internet data between servers. The procedures cover the most common method, which is to use Distributed File System (DFS - and File Replication Service (FRS). 

HOW TO: Set Up Your First IIS Web Site 
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 323972 - This article describes how to set up your first Web site in Internet Information Services (IIS) by using the minimum number of steps that you require to prepare for a migration from Apache. 

HOW TO: Enable SMTP Protocol Logging for Internet Information Services  
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 303738 - This step-by-step guide describes how to enable protocol logging for Internet Information Services (IIS -. Protocol logs track the commands that the Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP - virtual server receives from SMTP clients over the net 

Running IIS on Windows XP Home Edition?
Members of the 15Seconds discussion list may have found a way to run IIS on Windows XP Home Edition, so developers can run ASP pages. Attempt at your own risk! Source:


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