Managing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment Chapter 13:  Administering Web Resources
Objectives <ul><li>Install and configure Internet Information Services (IIS) </li></ul><ul><li>Create and configure Web-si...
Objectives (continued) <ul><li>Create and modify Web folders </li></ul><ul><li>Install and use the Remote Administration (...
Installing and Configuring Internet Information Services <ul><li>Current version is Internet Information Services (IIS) 6....
Installing and Configuring Internet Information Services (continued) <ul><li>IIS has four main components: </li></ul><ul><...
Installing Internet Information Services <ul><li>IIS 6.0 is not installed by default </li></ul><ul><li>Individual IIS comp...
Installing Internet Information Services (continued)
Activity 13-1: Installing Internet Information Services <ul><li>Objective: To install IIS components </li></ul><ul><li>Sta...
Activity 13-2: Viewing System Changes after Installing IIS <ul><li>Objective: To view the changes made to Windows Server 2...
Activity 13-2 (continued) <ul><li>Browse various folders that contain files needed for IIS services and open the Services ...
Architectural Changes in IIS 6.0 <ul><li>IIS 6.0 is similar to IIS 5.0 with Windows 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Changes relate ...
Architectural Changes in IIS 6.0 (continued)
Configuring Web Server Properties <ul><li>Primary tool used for configuration of Web Server properties is IIS MMC snap-in ...
Activity 13-3: Exploring the Internet Information Services MMC Snap-in <ul><li>Objective:  To explore the basic MMC snap-i...
Activity 13-3 (continued) <ul><li>Using the IIS tool,  master properties  can be configured for Web and FTP sites from sit...
Activity 13-4: Viewing and Configuring the Master Properties of the WWW Service <ul><li>Objective: To explore the use of m...
Creating and Configuring Web-Site Virtual Servers <ul><li>A  virtual server  is a unique Web site that behaves as if it we...
Activity 13-5: Creating a New Web Site Using the Web Site Creation Wizard <ul><li>Objective: To become familiar with the W...
Activity 13-6: Creating a New Web Site Using the IISWEB.VBS Script <ul><li>Objective: To explore using the IISWEB.VBS scri...
Modifying Web-Site Properties <ul><li>Individual Web site parameters can be modified and fine-tuned through the site’s pro...
Modifying Web-Site Properties (continued)
Activity 13-7: Configuring Web-Site Properties <ul><li>Objective: To explore and configure the available properties for an...
Creating Virtual Directories <ul><li>A  virtual directory  points to a shared folder on the server </li></ul><ul><li>An  a...
Activity 13-8: Creating and Configuring a Virtual Directory <ul><li>Objective: To familiarize students with the process of...
Configuring Authentication for Web Sites <ul><li>Authentication  is the determination of whether or not a user account has...
Anonymous Access and Basic Authentication <ul><li>Anonymous access  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Users do not need to provide a u...
Digest Authentication and Integrated Windows Authentication <ul><li>Digest authentication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Similar to...
.NET Passport Authentication and Multiple Authentications  <ul><li>.NET Passport authentication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New ...
Activity 13-9: Configuring and Testing Web-Site Authentication Options <ul><li>Objective: To configure and compare two of ...
Configuring Server Certificates and Secure Sockets Layer <ul><li>The  Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)  protocol encrypts Web tr...
Configuring FTP Virtual Servers <ul><li>The  File Transfer Protocol (FTP)  is used for file transfers between computers ru...
File Transfer Protocol <ul><li>Features of TCP include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sending computer waits for an acknowledgemen...
Configuring FTP Properties <ul><li>Multiple FTP sites can be configured on a single IIS 6.0 server </li></ul><ul><li>Each ...
Configuring FTP Properties (continued)
Activity 13-10: Configuring and Testing the Default FTP Site <ul><li>Objective: To become familiar with the process of con...
Activity 13-11: Creating and Testing a New FTP Site and Configuring a Virtual Directory <ul><li>Objective:  To create an F...
Updating and Maintaining Security for an IIS Server <ul><li>Sensitivity to security issues is always important for informa...
Resource Permissions <ul><li>Two types of permissions to secure Web resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NTFS permissions </li>...
Resource Permissions (continued) <ul><li>IIS permissions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Always global </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ca...
Activity 13-12: Configuring IIS and NTFS Permissions <ul><li>Objective:  To explore the use of both IIS and NTFS permissio...
IP Address and Domain Name Security <ul><li>Can secure Web content by controlling access based on the IP address of the cl...
Activity 13-13: Testing IP Address Restrictions <ul><li>Objective:  To explore securing Web content using restrictions on ...
Starting and Stopping Services and Backing UP the IIS Configuration <ul><li>IIS 6.0 allows you to start and stop services ...
Activity 13-14: Backing Up the IIS Configuration <ul><li>Objective: To explore the use of the backup and restore facilitie...
Updating IIS 6.0 <ul><li>Common updates to IIS are service packs and hot fixes </li></ul><ul><li>Before updating, perform ...
Creating and Modifying Web Folders <ul><li>A Web folder is a shared folder designed to be accessed using HTTP or FTP </li>...
Activity 13-15: Configuring Web Folders and Exploring Access Methods <ul><li>Objective: To become familiar with configurin...
Installing and Using Remote Administration (HTML) Tools <ul><li>Remote Administration (HTML) tools support the ability to ...
Activity 13-16: Install and Explore the Remote Administration (HTML) Tools <ul><li>Objective:  To explore the installation...
Installing and Configuring Internet Printing <ul><li>Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows printer...
Activity 13-17: Configuring and Managing Internet Printing <ul><li>Objective: to explore Internet Printing settings, manag...
Troubleshooting Web Client Connectivity Problems <ul><li>Client access problems are not uncommon </li></ul><ul><li>If a us...
Summary <ul><li>Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 is an application in Windows Server 2003 used to develop and host ...
Summary (continued) <ul><li>IIS configuration information is stored in two XML files known as the metabase </li></ul><ul><...
Summary (continued) <ul><li>To maintain an IIS server, an administrator should use security features, perform backups, sta...
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Chapter13 Administering Web Resources

  1. 1. Managing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment Chapter 13: Administering Web Resources
  2. 2. Objectives <ul><li>Install and configure Internet Information Services (IIS) </li></ul><ul><li>Create and configure Web-site virtual servers and virtual directories </li></ul><ul><li>Configure Web-site authentication </li></ul><ul><li>Configure and maintain FTP virtual servers </li></ul><ul><li>Update and maintain security for an IIS server </li></ul>
  3. 3. Objectives (continued) <ul><li>Create and modify Web folders </li></ul><ul><li>Install and use the Remote Administration (HTML) tools </li></ul><ul><li>Install and configure Web-based printing and printer management </li></ul><ul><li>Troubleshoot Web client-browser connectivity </li></ul>
  4. 4. Installing and Configuring Internet Information Services <ul><li>Current version is Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 </li></ul><ul><li>IIS provides Web-related services that can be implemented to host a corporate intranet or to provide an Internet presence </li></ul>
  5. 5. Installing and Configuring Internet Information Services (continued) <ul><li>IIS has four main components: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>World Wide Web (HTTP) services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>File Transfer Protocol (FTP) services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) services </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Installing Internet Information Services <ul><li>IIS 6.0 is not installed by default </li></ul><ul><li>Individual IIS components can be manually installed through the Add or Remove Programs applet in the Control Panel </li></ul>
  7. 7. Installing Internet Information Services (continued)
  8. 8. Activity 13-1: Installing Internet Information Services <ul><li>Objective: To install IIS components </li></ul><ul><li>Start  Control Panel  Add or Remove Programs  Add/Remove Windows Components </li></ul><ul><li>Select and install individual components as directed </li></ul><ul><li>Note changes on the server, folders created during IIS installation, new accounts in Active Directory, operating system services, Web sharing feature </li></ul>
  9. 9. Activity 13-2: Viewing System Changes after Installing IIS <ul><li>Objective: To view the changes made to Windows Server 2003 after installing IIS </li></ul><ul><li>Open Active Directory and browse for the new accounts that have been added: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 new user accounts and 1 new group account </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Activity 13-2 (continued) <ul><li>Browse various folders that contain files needed for IIS services and open the Services utility: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FTP Publishing Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IIS Admin Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>World Wide Web Publishing Service </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Browse properties of a service </li></ul><ul><li>Stop a service and configure its startup options </li></ul>
  11. 11. Architectural Changes in IIS 6.0 <ul><li>IIS 6.0 is similar to IIS 5.0 with Windows 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Changes relate to how processes are managed and maintained and updated metabase files </li></ul><ul><li>Metabase now stored in 2 standard XML files </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MetaBase.xml and MBSchema.xml </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Human-readable </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Better read performance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Industry-standard data representation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Found in %systemroot%system32inetsrv </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Architectural Changes in IIS 6.0 (continued)
  13. 13. Configuring Web Server Properties <ul><li>Primary tool used for configuration of Web Server properties is IIS MMC snap-in </li></ul><ul><li>Available on Administrative Tools menu </li></ul><ul><li>Default sites and services include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FTP Sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Application Pools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Service Extensions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Default SMTP Virtual Server </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Default NNTP Virtual Server </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Activity 13-3: Exploring the Internet Information Services MMC Snap-in <ul><li>Objective: To explore the basic MMC snap-in console and navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Start  Administrative Tools  Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Explore the FTP Sites, Application Pools, Web Sites, Web Service Extensions, Default SMTP Virtual Server, and Default NNTP Virtual Server nodes </li></ul>
  15. 15. Activity 13-3 (continued) <ul><li>Using the IIS tool, master properties can be configured for Web and FTP sites from site-folder level </li></ul><ul><li>If an individual site is pre-configured when master properties are set, you are prompted whether or not to change the site settings </li></ul>
  16. 16. Activity 13-4: Viewing and Configuring the Master Properties of the WWW Service <ul><li>Objective: To explore the use of master properties through the configuration of the WWW service </li></ul><ul><li>From the open IIS Manager window, open the Web Sites folder properties </li></ul><ul><li>Configure the folder properties as directed </li></ul><ul><li>Test setting inheritance by viewing the Default Web Site properties </li></ul>
  17. 17. Creating and Configuring Web-Site Virtual Servers <ul><li>A virtual server is a unique Web site that behaves as if it were on a dedicated server </li></ul><ul><li>IIS can support many virtual servers on a single server </li></ul><ul><li>Configuration conflicts are avoided by identifying the IP address, TCP port, and host header name of each Web site and ensuring that the site is uniquely identified through these features </li></ul>
  18. 18. Activity 13-5: Creating a New Web Site Using the Web Site Creation Wizard <ul><li>Objective: To become familiar with the Web Site Creation Wizard </li></ul><ul><li>Change the port number of the Default Web Site as directed and verify the change </li></ul><ul><li>Create a new Web site using the Web Site Creation Wizard </li></ul><ul><li>Create a default HTML index page for the new site </li></ul>
  19. 19. Activity 13-6: Creating a New Web Site Using the IISWEB.VBS Script <ul><li>Objective: To explore using the IISWEB.VBS script as an alternative to the IIS tool for Web site creation </li></ul><ul><li>Start  Run  type cmd  OK </li></ul><ul><li>Make a new Web site home directory as directed </li></ul><ul><li>Run the IISWEB.VBS script as directed </li></ul><ul><li>Verify that the Web site has been created and configured correctly </li></ul>
  20. 20. Modifying Web-Site Properties <ul><li>Individual Web site parameters can be modified and fine-tuned through the site’s properties </li></ul><ul><li>Modifying an individual site’s properties does not affect any other sites </li></ul><ul><li>Modifying an individual site’s properties overrides any configurations set in the master properties at the server level </li></ul>
  21. 21. Modifying Web-Site Properties (continued)
  22. 22. Activity 13-7: Configuring Web-Site Properties <ul><li>Objective: To explore and configure the available properties for an individual Web site </li></ul><ul><li>Open IIS and the Properties of the site to be configured </li></ul><ul><li>Configure settings as directed </li></ul><ul><li>Create an html file and configure it as a footer </li></ul><ul><li>Customize an error message </li></ul><ul><li>Verify the configured settings </li></ul>
  23. 23. Creating Virtual Directories <ul><li>A virtual directory points to a shared folder on the server </li></ul><ul><li>An alias name can be created </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hides the real directory name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can simplify the path to the folder </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Clients can access a virtual directory by appending the alias name to the Web-site host name </li></ul>
  24. 24. Activity 13-8: Creating and Configuring a Virtual Directory <ul><li>Objective: To familiarize students with the process of creating and configuring a virtual directory </li></ul><ul><li>Create and configure a new shared folder </li></ul><ul><li>Create a new index file for the Web site </li></ul><ul><li>Open and use the Virtual Directory Creation Wizard to create a virtual directory with an alias </li></ul><ul><li>Explore Properties and verify proper configuration of the site </li></ul>
  25. 25. Configuring Authentication for Web Sites <ul><li>Authentication is the determination of whether or not a user account has the proper permissions to access a resource such as a Web site </li></ul><ul><li>IIS provides five levels of authentication: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Anonymous access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic authentication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digest authentication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrated Windows authentication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>.NET Passport authentication </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Anonymous Access and Basic Authentication <ul><li>Anonymous access </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Users do not need to provide a user name and password </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses the IUSR_servername user account to provide authentication credentials </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Basic authentication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>User is prompted to supply a user name and password </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>User needs a valid Windows Server 2003 user account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One drawback is that information is transmitted using unencrypted Base64 encoding (easy to hack) </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Digest Authentication and Integrated Windows Authentication <ul><li>Digest authentication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Similar to basic authentication but hashes user name and password using MD5 algorithm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Has specific software and Active Directory requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Integrated Windows authentication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Does not prompt for password </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses client’s logged on credentials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Used primarily for internal intranets, has specific permissions requirements </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. .NET Passport Authentication and Multiple Authentications <ul><li>.NET Passport authentication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New method currently in testing to use the .NET Passport service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will require preproduction tests and a registration process </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If multiple authentication methods are configured, specific rules apply concerning precedence and applicability </li></ul>
  29. 29. Activity 13-9: Configuring and Testing Web-Site Authentication Options <ul><li>Objective: To configure and compare two of the Web-site authentication options </li></ul><ul><li>Discover the current configuration using the IIS Manager tool </li></ul><ul><li>Explore the effect of the current configuration on Web-site access </li></ul><ul><li>Change the configuration and explore the effect of the change </li></ul>
  30. 30. Configuring Server Certificates and Secure Sockets Layer <ul><li>The Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol encrypts Web traffic between a client and a Web server </li></ul><ul><li>Configured from the Directory Security tab of the properties of a Web site </li></ul><ul><li>Users access a secure server using https:// prefix </li></ul><ul><li>SSL requires a server certificate from a certificate authority or from installed certificate services </li></ul>
  31. 31. Configuring FTP Virtual Servers <ul><li>The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is used for file transfers between computers running TCP/IP </li></ul><ul><li>FTP service is included with IIS 6.0 </li></ul><ul><li>FTP uses two ports (TCP ports 20 and 21) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Port 21 carries connection initiation and diagnosis information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Port 20 carries data </li></ul></ul><ul><li>FTP uses Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Connection-based protocol, session precedes data transfer </li></ul></ul>
  32. 32. File Transfer Protocol <ul><li>Features of TCP include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sending computer waits for an acknowledgement and retransmits data if it is not received </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Packets are assigned a sequence number </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Packets contain a checksum for ensuring integrity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>FTP requires a server running FTP server software and clients must run FTP client software </li></ul><ul><li>There are many free and shareware utilities that can be downloaded for running FTP </li></ul>
  33. 33. Configuring FTP Properties <ul><li>Multiple FTP sites can be configured on a single IIS 6.0 server </li></ul><ul><li>Each site operates independently and runs transparently </li></ul><ul><li>Each site has property sheets that can be customized independently </li></ul>
  34. 34. Configuring FTP Properties (continued)
  35. 35. Activity 13-10: Configuring and Testing the Default FTP Site <ul><li>Objective: To become familiar with the process of configuring and testing an existing Web site </li></ul><ul><li>Open the IIS Manager tool and the Properties of the Default FTP Site </li></ul><ul><li>Browse and configure various settings of the site </li></ul><ul><li>Log on as an anonymous user to test the site configuration </li></ul>
  36. 36. Activity 13-11: Creating and Testing a New FTP Site and Configuring a Virtual Directory <ul><li>Objective: To create an FTP site that includes a virtual directory located on a different server </li></ul><ul><li>Create new folders for FTP site and configure permissions and IP address as directed </li></ul><ul><li>Use the FTP Site Creation Wizard to create a site </li></ul><ul><li>Use the Virtual Directory Creation Wizard to create a new virtual directory </li></ul><ul><li>Test the site by logging on and transferring a file </li></ul>
  37. 37. Updating and Maintaining Security for an IIS Server <ul><li>Sensitivity to security issues is always important for information published on the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Issues of importance in security and maintenance for an IIS server: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alternatives to securing access to information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performing backups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stopping and starting IIS related services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applying updates </li></ul></ul>
  38. 38. Resource Permissions <ul><li>Two types of permissions to secure Web resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NTFS permissions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IIS permissions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The effective permission is always the most restrictive of configured permissions </li></ul><ul><li>NTFS permissions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Normal NTFS file permissions can be applied to Web pages and virtual directories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be assigned to users and groups individually </li></ul></ul>
  39. 39. Resource Permissions (continued) <ul><li>IIS permissions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Always global </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be configured for Web sites and FTP virtual servers, virtual directories, physical directories, files </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can set Read and/or Write permissions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can set Execute permission if site contains scripts or executables </li></ul></ul>
  40. 40. Activity 13-12: Configuring IIS and NTFS Permissions <ul><li>Objective: To explore the use of both IIS and NTFS permissions for protecting Web content </li></ul><ul><li>Open the IIS Manager tool and access the Properties of a Web site to configure IIS permissions </li></ul><ul><li>Test the IIS permissions as directed </li></ul><ul><li>Open the Properties of the Web content folder to configure NTFS permissions </li></ul><ul><li>Test the NTFS permissions as directed </li></ul>
  41. 41. IP Address and Domain Name Security <ul><li>Can secure Web content by controlling access based on the IP address of the client </li></ul><ul><li>Access can be explicitly granted or denied </li></ul><ul><li>Access can be controlled for a specific IP address or a range of IP addresses </li></ul>
  42. 42. Activity 13-13: Testing IP Address Restrictions <ul><li>Objective: To explore securing Web content using restrictions on IP addresses </li></ul><ul><li>Open the IIS Manager tool and the Properties of the Web site </li></ul><ul><li>From the Directory Security tab, edit the IP Address and Domain Name Restrictions to deny access to a specific IP address </li></ul><ul><li>Test the restrictions as directed </li></ul>
  43. 43. Starting and Stopping Services and Backing UP the IIS Configuration <ul><li>IIS 6.0 allows you to start and stop services through the IIS console </li></ul><ul><li>IIS 6.0 stores configuration settings in the IIS metabase that can be backed up </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using the Backup utility in the IIS console </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By copying contents of the backup directory to a folder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By exporting contents using the metabase editor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By using the IISBACK.VBS script </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By backing up System State data using Backup utility </li></ul></ul>
  44. 44. Activity 13-14: Backing Up the IIS Configuration <ul><li>Objective: To explore the use of the backup and restore facilities of IIS </li></ul><ul><li>Open the IIS Manager tool and Backup/Restore Configuration facility for the server </li></ul><ul><li>Create a backup as directed </li></ul><ul><li>Verify the backup </li></ul><ul><li>Restore the metabase from the backup as directed </li></ul>
  45. 45. Updating IIS 6.0 <ul><li>Common updates to IIS are service packs and hot fixes </li></ul><ul><li>Before updating, perform a full backup of server </li></ul><ul><li>Updates are often released to fix security issues </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer helps determine which IIS hot fixes are installed </li></ul>
  46. 46. Creating and Modifying Web Folders <ul><li>A Web folder is a shared folder designed to be accessed using HTTP or FTP </li></ul><ul><li>Use the Web Sharing tab of the folder Properties to configure the folder </li></ul><ul><li>Web folders can use an alias name </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Edit Alias dialog box allows you to set the name, access permissions, and application permissions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Network clients can open a Web-based file using </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet Explorer, My Network Places, Microsoft Office XP </li></ul></ul>
  47. 47. Activity 13-15: Configuring Web Folders and Exploring Access Methods <ul><li>Objective: To become familiar with configuring and accessing a Web shared folder </li></ul><ul><li>Create a new folder and file </li></ul><ul><li>Configure the folder using the Web Sharing tab of the folder’s Properties </li></ul><ul><li>Open the IIS Manager tool and verify that the virtual directory appears </li></ul><ul><li>Open Internet Explorer to examine the folder and file </li></ul>
  48. 48. Installing and Using Remote Administration (HTML) Tools <ul><li>Remote Administration (HTML) tools support the ability to manage IIS servers remotely via a Web browser interface </li></ul><ul><li>On Windows Server 2003, these tools are not installed by default </li></ul><ul><li>Tools must added manually via the Add/Remove Windows Components feature of Control Panel </li></ul>
  49. 49. Activity 13-16: Install and Explore the Remote Administration (HTML) Tools <ul><li>Objective: To explore the installation process and to examine various settings from Internet Explorer </li></ul><ul><li>Start  Control Panel  Add or Remove Programs  Add/Remove Windows Components </li></ul><ul><li>Install the tools as directed </li></ul><ul><li>Open Internet Explorer, configure the site, and connect to the Remote Administration Web site </li></ul><ul><li>Browse the site as directed </li></ul>
  50. 50. Installing and Configuring Internet Printing <ul><li>Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows printers to be managed via a Web browser </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows clients to send print jobs using HTTP </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Requires the installation of IIS and the Internet Printing component </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Printing requires that the Internet Printing Web Service Extension and the Active Server Pages Extension be explicitly enabled </li></ul>
  51. 51. Activity 13-17: Configuring and Managing Internet Printing <ul><li>Objective: to explore Internet Printing settings, manage printers from IE, and install a printer to use Internet Printing </li></ul><ul><li>Use the IIS Manager tool to configure Internet Printing on the server </li></ul><ul><li>Use Internet Explorer to view printers and their properties </li></ul><ul><li>Install a printer to use Internet Printing and verify that the printer port is configured correctly </li></ul>
  52. 52. Troubleshooting Web Client Connectivity Problems <ul><li>Client access problems are not uncommon </li></ul><ul><li>If a user is unable to access an IIS Server </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Check TCP/IP configuration settings, proxy settings, connections, set up error messages, use a protocol analyzer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If a user is unable to access a Web or FTP site </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Check permissions, authentication methods, IP address and domain name restrictions, connection limits, port numbers, user accounts, invalid cached DNS information </li></ul></ul>
  53. 53. Summary <ul><li>Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 is an application in Windows Server 2003 used to develop and host Web- and FTP-based services </li></ul><ul><li>Four main components to IIS: World Wide Web (HTTP), File Transfer Protocol (FTP), Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP), and Simple Main Transfer Protocol (SMTP) services </li></ul><ul><li>IIS components must be manually installed </li></ul>
  54. 54. Summary (continued) <ul><li>IIS configuration information is stored in two XML files known as the metabase </li></ul><ul><li>The IIS MMC snap-in (the IIS Manager tool) is the primary tool for IIS configuration </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual servers are unique Web or FTP sites that behave as though they are on dedicated servers </li></ul><ul><li>IIS provides five levels of authentication to validate users trying to access a Web site </li></ul><ul><li>Web communications can be encrypted using the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol </li></ul>
  55. 55. Summary (continued) <ul><li>To maintain an IIS server, an administrator should use security features, perform backups, start and stop IIS services, and apply updates </li></ul><ul><li>Remote Administration (HTML) tools are used to manage IIS 6.0 servers remotely </li></ul><ul><li>The Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) allows printers to be managed via Web browser and allows clients to sent print jobs using HTTP </li></ul><ul><li>Configurations can cause user access problems to either an IIS Server or a Web or FTP site, note the things to check first </li></ul>

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