Enterprise Applications: Windows Server 2008 R2`s New IIS 7.5 Offers Management Improvements

 
 
By Jim Rapoza  |  Posted 2009-08-31
 
 
 

Windows Server 2008 R2's New IIS 7.5 Offers Management Improvements

 

Windows Server 2008 R2's New IIS 7.5 Offers Management Improvements

Web Server Role

As always, Windows Server 2008 R2 administrators can add IIS functionality by adding the Web Server role to their server. Despite the fact that this screen references IIS 7.0, the version supplied with Server 2008 R2 is IIS 7.5.

Web Server Role

Windows PowerShell

Administrators comfortable with Windows PowerShell now have multiple new ways to configure, deploy, manage and schedule tasks within IIS 7.5.

Windows PowerShell

Request Filters

Rather than having to edit configuration files, IIS 7.5 administrators now have a management console interface for boosting the security of their Web server through request filters.

Request Filters

Configuration Editor

A new configuration editor in IIS Manager makes it easy to quickly view and edit configuration files.

Configuration Editor

Improved FTP Capabilities

Improved FTP capabilities have been built in throughout IIS 7.5.

Improved FTP Capabilities

FTP Management

FTP management is now done side-by-side with Web server management, making it easy to configure and integrate Web and FTP servers.

FTP Management

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