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Uncover the Full Potential of Internet Information Services for Web Hosting and Application Deployment


Are you ready to take control of web hosting and application deployment using Internet Information Services (IIS)? "Mastering IIS" is your comprehensive guide to mastering the art of configuring, managing, and optimizing IIS for maximum performance. Whether you're a system administrator responsible for web server operations or a developer seeking insights into IIS capabilities, this book equips you with the knowledge and tools to build robust and high-performance web solutions.

Mastering IIS

  • 1.Introduction to Internet Information Services (IIS)
    1.1.Understanding Web Servers
    1.2.Evolution of IIS
    1.3.Importance of IIS in Modern Web Development
    1.4.Overview of IIS Components
    2.Installing and Configuring IIS
    2.1.Prerequisites for Installing IIS
    2.2.Installation Process on Different Windows Versions
    2.3.Custom Installation Options
    2.4.Initial Configuration and Setup
    3.IIS Architecture and Components
    3.1.IIS Architecture Overview
    3.2.Web Server Core Components
    3.3.Application Pools and Worker Processes
    3.4.Understanding Modules and Handlers
    3.5.ISAPI, CGI, and FastCGI
    4.Website and Virtual Directory Configuration
    4.1.Creating Your First Website
    4.2.Managing Virtual Directories
    4.3.Configuring Site Bindings
    4.4.Host Headers and SSL Certificates
    4.5.URL Rewrite and Redirection
    5.Managing Application Pools
    5.1.Introduction to Application Pools
    5.2.Application Pool Settings and Configuration
    5.3.Recycling Strategies
    5.4.Monitoring and Troubleshooting Application Pools
    6.Security and Authentication
    6.1.Authentication Methods in IIS
    6.2.Configuring Windows Authentication
    6.3.Setting up Forms Authentication
    6.4.SSL/TLS and HTTPS Configuration
    6.5.URL Authorization and IP Restrictions
    7.Request Processing and Filtering
    7.1.How IIS Handles Incoming Requests
    7.2.Request Filtering and Filtering Rules
    7.3.URL Rewrite for Request Manipulation
    7.4.Response Headers and Custom Error Pages
    8.Performance Optimization
    8.1.Performance Considerations in IIS
    8.2.Compression and Content Caching
    8.3.Load Balancing Techniques
    8.4.Profiling and Performance Monitoring Tools
    9.Troubleshooting and Diagnostics
    9.1.Common IIS Issues and Error Codes
    9.2.IIS Logging and Log File Analysis
    9.3.Using Failed Request Tracing
    9.4.Debugging Tools and Techniques
    10.Extending IIS with Modules and Extensions
    10.1.Extending Functionality with Modules
    10.2.Creating Custom Modules and Handlers
    10.3.Integrating Third-Party Extensions
    10.4.WebSockets and SignalR Integration
    11.High Availability and Scalability
    11.1.Strategies for High Availability
    11.2.Using Network Load Balancing (NLB)
    11.3.Content Caching and CDNs
    11.4.Scalability Approaches for Growing Traffic
    12.Docker and IIS
    12.1.Introduction to Docker Containers
    12.2.Running IIS in Docker Containers
    12.3.Orchestrating IIS Containers with Kubernetes
    13.IIS and Cloud Technologies
    13.1.Deploying IIS on Cloud Platforms (Azure, AWS, Google Cloud)
    13.2.Auto Scaling and Elastic Load Balancing
    13.3.Serverless and IIS Integration
    14.Advanced Topics in IIS Security
    14.1.Web Application Firewalls (WAF)
    14.2.Securing APIs in IIS
    14.3.Security Best Practices for IIS Hosting
    15.Future Trends in IIS and Web Hosting
    15.1.HTTP/3 and QUIC Protocol
    15.2.Serverless Architecture and Edge Computing
    15.3.The Role of IIS in the Evolving Web Landscape
    16.1.Detailed Explanation of Configuration Settings
    16.2.Configuration File Structure and Syntax
    16.3.Key Terms and Concepts Explained
    16.4.Recommended Books, Websites, and Online Communities
    About the author

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