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

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

Duration (in days): 5 days


This course MS 10972 Administering the Web Server (IIS) Role of Windows Server 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.


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


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.


 Module 1: Understanding and Installing Internet Information Services

  • Understanding a Web Server infrastructure
  • Installing Internet Information Services

Module 2: Configuring The Default Website

  • Examining the Default Website Using IIS Manager
  • Examining the Default IIS File Structure
  • Configuring DNS Records for a Website
  • Creating Folders, Virtual Directories, and Applications

Module 3: Configuring and Managing Application Pools

  • Defining the Application Pool Architecture
  • Creating and Managing Application Pools
  • Configuring Application Pool Recycling

Module 4: Creating Additional Websites

  • Understanding Configurations for Multiple Websites
  • Configuring Website Bindings
  • Creating and Starting Websites

Module 5: Configuring Website and Web Application Support

  • Configuring Common Features
  • Configuring Support for Web Applications

Module 6: Securing Websites and Applications

  • Understanding IIS Authentication and Authorization
  • Configuring Authentication and Authorization
  • Configuring URL Authorization Rules

Module 7: Securing Website Data Transmission

  • Understanding Certificates and SSL
  • Creating and Managing Web Server Certificates
  • Configuring HTTPS Bindings

Module 8: Managing Certificates in the Centralized Certificate Store

  • Understanding the Centralized Certificate Store
  • Installing and Configuring the Centralized Certificate Store

Module 9: Configuring Remote Administration

  • Installing and Configuring the Management Service
  • Connecting to Remote Web Servers and Websites
  • Delegating Management Permissions

Module 10: Implementing FTP

  • Planning for FTP
  • Implementing an FTP site
  • Uploading and Downloading by Using FTP

Module 11: Monitoring IIS

  • Monitoring IIS Logs
  • Analyzing Performance Counters

Module 12: Backing Up and Restoring IIS

  • Back up and recover configuration history

Technical requirements

 Microsoft Labs Online is a secure, cost-effective, compliant, and convenient way to deliver Microsoft Official Courseware hands-on labs to your customers. This internet-based lab hosting service provides online access to select labs in the Microsoft Official Courseware catalogue via a browser without the need for complex and costly hardware.

Each labs online hoster will have their specifications. Minimum requirements for labs online include

ActiveX Requirements:

  • Windows XP SP3 or above
  • .NET Framework 3.5 or above
  • 32-bit Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher
  • 15 kbps per user network bandwidth
  • Ideal screen resolutions above 1280 x 1024
  • Either an Active X control must be installed (requires elevated, local administrator, permissions), or IE 11+ for HTML5
  • TCP Port 80 and 443 open with inbound/outbound access to the Internet
  • For some corporate firewalls, a proxy client (such as TMG Client) may be required

HTML5 Requirements:

  • Windows XP SP3 or above
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 10+
  • 15 kbps per user network bandwidth
  • Ideal screen resolutions above 1280 x 1024
  • TCP Port 80 and 443 open with inbound/outbound access to the Internet

Detailed Labs Online hoster information will be provided at the time of purchase. Codes issued to students expire 21 days from date of creation.

In case customers from Poland prices can be negotiated

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