Professional IIS 7 As the first update to Microsoft's server operating system in nearlyfive years, Windows Server 2008 boasts the new Internet Information Services 7.0 (IIS 7), which is the largest departure from previous versions of IIS ever. With IIS 7, Microsoft has completely changed the way the product works, including new configuration, delegated administration, security enhancements, real-time diagnostic and troubleshooting features, plus more. Written by an author team that includes four Microsoft MVPs, this book shows you how to take advantage of these exciting new features of IIS 7. The authors draw on their expertise in the areas of deployment, hosting, development, and enterprise operations in order to help you with the learning curve of becoming familiar with IIS 7. With a clear understanding of IIS 7, you'll learn to deploy, install, monitor, manage, and secure an IIS environment with confidence and ease. What you will learn from this book How to maximize use of the brand-new FTP server and FastCGI support Techniques for automating administrative tasks The basics of the new administration tools Tips for performance monitoring and tuning Ways to extend IIS 7 through the use of ISAPI filters and HTTP modules Details for determining whether a particular protocol is secure Advanced topics such as programmatic configuration and management and load balancing web farms Who this book is for This book is for developers and IIS administrators. Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.Schaefer, Ken is the author of 'Professional IIS 7 ', published 2008 under ISBN 9780470097823 and ISBN 0470097825.