IIS 6.0 Technical Reference

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 with SP1

Welcome to Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 Technical Reference from Microsoft.

Microsoft® Windows® Server™ 2003 and Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 provide the services to support a secure, available, and scalable Web server on which to run your Web sites and applications. Whether you manage a single Web server or many, Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 Technical Reference will help you effectively plan, deploy, operate, and troubleshoot your IIS 6.0 solution. This comprehensive technical resource delivers an in-depth description of the new IIS 6.0 architecture, as well as reference information about IIS 6.0 features and services. It also includes practical information and tools to help you accomplish everyday administrative tasks.

This guide contains the following sections:

Introducing IIS 6.0

IIS 6.0 Architecture

Running IIS 6.0 as an Application Server

Working with the Metabase

Managing a Secure IIS 6.0 Solution

Optimizing IIS 6.0 Performance

Web Server Scalability

Configuring Internet Sites and Services

IIS 6.0 Administration Scripts, Tips, and Tricks

Analyzing Log Files

Troubleshooting IIS 6.0

Common IIS 6.0 Administrative Tasks

Using FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions with IIS 6.0

IPv6 and IIS 6.0

Running 32-bit Applications on 64-bit Windows

IIS 6.0 Administration Reference