Configuring Servers for Applications
Updated: August 22, 2005
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1
In Web development, Web site and application code is complex and ever changing. Web sites and applications change as frequently as every week or month. Consequently, you require hosting services that actively manage your run-time environment, while safeguarding applications and managing performance.
This section explains how to use IIS Manager to configure your server to manage and execute Web-based applications.
This section includes the following information:
About Configuring Servers for Applications: Discusses things to consider when you configure your server to run Web-based applications.
Configuring IIS For Dynamic Content: Describes the necessary tasks to enable and disable the Web service extensions that process dynamic information.
Configuring Isolation Modes: Describes configuring a server's modes of operation, and explains the ramifications of each mode.
Worker Process Isolation Mode: Describes the WWW Service Administration and Monitoring features of Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 running in worker process isolation mode, and provides procedures for using them.
IIS 5.0 Isolation Mode: Explains how to use the features of IIS 6.0 running in IIS 5.0 isolation mode.
For information about creating and configuring applications, see Configuring Applications in IIS 6.0.