IIS 6.0 Architecture
Updated: August 22, 2005
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 with SP1
Internet Information Services (IIS) version 6.0, which runs on all editions of the Microsoft® Windows® Server 2003 operating system, provides a new architecture that offers flexibility in the choice of two application isolation modes. The new architecture helps you run a faster Web service that is more reliable and secure. Read this chapter to obtain a detailed review of the new architecture so that you can understand how IIS works and can effectively deploy, manage, and troubleshoot IIS 6.0.