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


Duration: 5 days

In this self-study, the class will provide students with the fundamental knowledge and skills to configure and manage Internet Information Services. This course helps 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. To ensure this goal is kept, this course does not focus on any one individual web application or development practice.

This course is for IT Professionals who have already gained experience in general Windows Server and Windows Client administration. However, this course does not require any experience with any version of Internet Information Services (IIS).

Upon completion of this course, students who attend 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


It is recommended that students not only have experience in their IT field of choice, they should also 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

What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands-on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

With several convenient training delivery methods offered, The Academy makes getting the training you need easy. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or an online live learning virtual environment, training videos hosted online, and private group classes hosted at your site. We offer expert instruction to individuals, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Our live classes, on-sites, and online training videos all feature certified instructors who teach a detailed curriculum and share their expertise and insights with trainees. No matter how you prefer to receive the training, you can count on The Academy for an engaging and effective learning experience.


  • Instructor Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
  • Self-Paced Video

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Module 1: Understanding and Installing Internet Information Services

Understanding a Web Server infrastructure
Installing Internet Information Services
Lab: 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
Lab: Configuring the Default Website for Public Access
Lab: Creating 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
Lab: Configuring and Managing Application Pools
Lab: Configuring Application Pool Recycling

Module 4: Creating Additional Websites

Understanding Configurations for Multiple Websites
Configuring Website Bindings
Creating and Starting Websites
Lab: Examining Existing Websites for Binding Conflicts
Lab: Creating New Websites

Module 5: Configuring Website and Web Application Support

Configuring Common Features
Configuring Support for Web Applications
Lab: Configuring Common Features
Lab: Configuring Support for Web Applications

Module 6: Securing Websites and Applications

Understanding IIS Authentication and Authorization
Configuring Authentication and Authorization
Configuring URL Authorization Rules
Lab: Configuring Authentication and Access
Lab: Configuring URL Authorization Rules

Module 7: Securing Website Data Transmission

Understanding Certificates and SSL
Creating and Managing Web Server Certificates
Configuring HTTPS Bindings
Lab: Creating and Managing Web Server Certificates
Lab: Adding a Certificate to a Website

Module 8: Managing Certificates in the Centralized Certificate Store

Understanding the Centralized Certificate Store
Installing and Configuring the Centralized Certificate Store
Lab: 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
Lab: Installing and Configuring the Management Service
Lab: Connecting to Remote Web Servers and Websites
Lab: Delegating Management Permissions

Module 10: Implementing FTP

Planning for FTP
Implementing an FTP site
Uploading and Downloading by Using FTP
Lab: Installing and Configuring an FTP Site

Module 11: Monitoring IIS

Monitoring IIS Logs
Analyzing Performance Counters
Lab: Monitoring IIS Logs
Lab: Analyzing Performance Counters

Module 12: Backing Up and Restoring IIS

Understanding IIS Backup and Recovery Components
Backing Up and Recovering a Website
Lab: Backing Up and Recovering Configuration History

Module 13: Building Load-Balanced Web Farms

Understanding Load-Balancing Mechanisms
Building a Load-Balanced Web Farm by Using ARR
Sharing Content in a Web Farm by Using Shared Folders
Sharing Content in a Web Farm by Using DFS-R
Sharing IIS Configurations in a Web Farm
Lab: Building a Load-Balanced Web Farm by Using ARR
Lab: Sharing Content in a Web Farm by Using Shared Folders
Lab: Sharing Web Farm Content by Using DFS-R
Lab: Sharing IIS Configurations in a Web Farm