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MOC On-Demand: 10972-Administering the Web Server (IIS) Role of Windows Server Course Outline

 (5 days)
Version 2012
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*** Note: This is an On-Demand Self Study Class, 5-days of content, 90-days unlimited access, $995 ***
You can take this class at any time; there are no set dates. It covers the same content as the 5-day instructor-led class of the same name. The cost for this MOC On-Demand class is $995. (Applicable State and Local taxes may be added for On-Demand purchases, depending on your location.) Microsoft Enterprise customers paying with Software Assurance Vouchers, see SATV Payment note below.

MOC On-Demand Learner Profiles
MOC On-Demand is a self-study training solution that was designed for two types of learners. First, MOC On-Demand is a great fit for experienced IT professionals who don't need a traditional 5-day class to upgrade their existing skills. They can pick and choose topics to make the most effective use of their time. Second, MOC On-Demand is perfect for highly-motivated individuals who are new to a technology and need to space their learning over a period of weeks or months. These learners can take their time and repeat sections as needed until they master the new concepts.

About MOC On-Demand
Our MOC On-Demand classes are self-study courses with 30 to 40 hours of content. They include hours of videos, hands-on labs using the actual software, and knowledge checks and were created by Microsoft to mirror the content found in the traditional live instructor-led version of this course. Those features are all part of the standard MOC On-Demand training. But don't settle for the standard MOC On-Demand class! Check out the "ONLC Extras" that you get when purchasing this course from us.

ONLC Extras
ONLC Training Centers bundles in valuable extras with our MOC On-Demand Courses. These items are not available from other training companies.
Courseware After the Course. Get the digital courseware that is used in the live, instructor-led version of this class. While the MOC On-Demand access goes away after 90 days, you will have access to the "extra" digital courseware for an unlimited period of time.
24/7 Online Support. You will be able to chat online with a content matter expert while you are taking your MOC On-Demand class. And, with your permission, the expert can even take over your computer to provide with assistance with your labs.

Optional Add-Ons
These add-ons are available exclusively by ONLC Training Centers and are offered to you at an additional cost.
Certification Pak, $150. Interested in obtaining certification? Get a Transcender practice exam and a Microsoft exam voucher at this reduced price.
ILT Listener, $250. Want to listen in and follow along with a live Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class? We offer this option for individuals on a limited budget who have time during the day to hear a live class in progress. ILT Listeners have access to their online support chat expert during the class but they do not have direct access to the live instructor.
ILT Participant, $ Varies. You've purchased MOC On-Demand, have gone through the training and decided that you still want a live class. Just pay difference between MOC On-Demand course and and the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class and you can have a seat in our live class. Get both self-study and live, instructor-led training for the retail price of the instructor-led class alone!

Paying with Software Assurance Training Vouchers (SATV)
For Microsoft Enterprise customers paying with Software Assurance Vouchers, the cost of this class is 5 vouchers--this includes access to the self-study materials, the student workbook, 24/7 access to an online expert, and a corresponding exam voucher, if applicable, upon request.

Do You Still Prefer a Live, Instructor-led Class?
Already know MOC On-Demand is not right for you? We also offer this same course content in a live, instructor-led format. For more details, click on the link below:
10972 Instructor-led


This self-study class (equivalent to our 5-day instructor-led course) 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.

Audience profile
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.

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already 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.

At course completion
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

Course Outline

Module 1: Understanding and Installing Internet Information Services
In this module, you will learn about the infrastructure prerequisites for using Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 8.5. Students will also learn about the high-level architecture of IIS, and will learn to perform a basic installation and configuration of IIS.
Understanding a Web Server infrastructure
Installing Internet Information Services
Lab : Installing Internet Information Services

Module 2: Configuring The Default Website
In this module students will learn to plan and implement network requirements for a public website. Students will configure Domain Name Service (DNS) records to support access to both internal and public websites, and create virtual directories and application folders for additional website content.
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
In this module students will learn the benefits to the application pool architecture. Students will create and configure application pools to support additional applications and configure application pool recycle settings. Students will perform recycle events and examine the event logs for recycle events.
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
In this module students will learn how to examine and create new websites using unique bindings to avoid naming conflicts. Students will examine existing sites to determine and resolve binding conflicts then create new websites by using unique bindings.
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
In this module students will learn to support additional application requirements including common configuration settings, platform support from the built-in web server, and include additional application support by using the Web Platform Installer.
Configuring Common Features
Configuring Support for Web Applications
Lab : Configuring Common Features
Lab : Configuring Support for Web Applications

Module 6: Securing Websites and Applications
In this module students will learn to secure internal and public websites for users and groups by using the built-in Windows and Basic authentication. Students will configure file system permissions for specific users and groups and secure a website using URL Authorization Rules.
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
In this module students will protect customer data using websites configured for SSL. Students will install and configure PKI certificates on a web server, create secured bindings, and verify that a website data transmissions are secured.
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
In this module students will install and configure the IIS 8.5 Central Certificate Store to enable centralized and improved certificate management, Students will configure a website to use a secured binding with the Central 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
In this module students will configure secured remote management of web servers and websites. Create and configure permissions for site level administrators and developers, and verify web server and website management.
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
In this module students will learn configure a secured FTP site for users to store and retrieve files. Student will configure authentication, authorization and the FTP storage location. Students will retrieve and files using the native Windows FTP command.
Planning for FTP
Implementing an FTP site
Uploading and Downloading by Using FTP
Lab : Installing and Configuring an FTP Site

Module 11: Monitoring IIS
In this module students will learn to monitor IIS log files and performance counters using Log Parser and PerfMon. Students will identify common issues related to performance and attacks recorded in the log files.
Monitoring IIS Logs
Analyzing Performance Counters
Lab : Monitoring IIS Logs
Lab : Analyzing Performance Counters

Module 12: Backing Up and Restoring IIS
In this module students will learn to backup and recover form a website or web server failure. Students will learn the importance of using high available techniques to avoid the recovery process.
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
In this module students will learn to increase reliability and performance of website by creating a web farm. Students will improve the management and update capabilities of the websites by using shared content in both a network share and DFS-R. Student will improve web server and website management by using Shared Configurations.
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
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