Professional Microsoft IIS 8

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.

From the Back Cover
Practical solutions and best practices for IIS 8

Microsoft’s Internet Information Services (IIS) is the leading e-commerce web server. If you’re a developer or administrator, you need to be thoroughly up to speed with this platform. The expert authors of this book not only cover common administrative tasks; they have gathered a wealth of information from people running and supporting major intranets and web hosting facilities, giving you you an in-depth look at IIS 8 extensibility and operations management. This indispensable, real-world reference examines website administration, the core server, scalability, operations management, and much more.

Professional Microsoft IIS 8:

  • Highlights automated options outside the GUI, including the PowerShell provider and AppCmd tool
  • Explores extensibility options, including ISAPI and HTTPModules
  • Delves into scalability options such as high availability/load balancing
  • Offers IIS performance and optimization tips
  • Clarifies integrated vs. classic modes and the request processing pipeline
  • Explains how to debug and troubleshoot IIS
  • Discusses authentication and authorization
  • Walks you through delegating remote administration and configuring other services
  • Covers new features including URLRewrite and Application Request Routing

Table of Contents
Part I: Introduction and Deployment
Chapter 1. Background on IIS and New Features in IIS 8.0
Chapter 2. IIS 8.0 Architecture
Chapter 3. Planning Your Deployment
Chapter 4. Installing IIS 8.0

Part II: Administration
Chapter 5. Administration Tools
Chapter 6. Website Administration
Chapter 7. Web Application Administration
Chapter 8. Web Application Pool Administration
Chapter 9. Delegating Remote Administration
Chapter 10. Configuring Other Services

Part III: Advanced Administration
Chapter 11. Core Server
Chapter 12. Core Server Extensibility
Chapter 13. Securing the Server
Chapter 14. Authentication and Authorization
Chapter 15. SSL and TLS
Chapter 16. IIS Scalability I: Building an IIS Web Farm
Chapter 17. IIS Scalability II: Load Balancing and ARR
Chapter 18. Programmatic Configuration and Management
Chapter 19. URL Rewrite
Chapter 20. Configuring Publishing Options

Part IV: Managing and Operating IIS 8.0
Chapter 21. IIS and Operations Management
Chapter 23. Diagnostics and Troubleshooting

Book Details

  • Paperback: 984 pages
  • Publisher: Wrox (November 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118388046
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118388044
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