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Exam Code: 70-087
Duration:  90 minutes
No. of questions: 55
MOC Course Code: #936 (Please refer to http://www.microsoft.com/train_cert/courses/enm936B.htm)

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Some of the informations here are mainly the NT Option Pack 4.0 and MS TechNet. Install and play with it. Hands-on is definitely a must.


Exam objective: http://www.microsoft.com/Mcp/exam/stat/SP70-087.htm

Planning
Choose a security strategy for various situations. Security considerations include:
Controlling anonymous access
Controlling access to known users and groups
Controlling access by host or network
Configuring SSL to provide encryption and authentication schemes
Identifying the appropriate balance between security requirements and performance requirements
Choose an implementation strategy for an Internet site or an intranet site for stand-alone servers, single-domain environments, and multiple-domain environments. Tasks include:
Resolving host header name issues by using a HOSTS file or DNS, or both
Choosing the appropriate operating system on which to install IIS
Choose the appropriate technology to resolve specified problems. Technology options include:
WWW Service
FTP Service
Microsoft Transaction Server
Microsoft SMTP Server
Microsoft NNTP Server
Microsoft Index Server
Microsoft Certificate Server
Installation and Configuration
Install IIS. Tasks include:
Configuring a Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 computer for the installation of IIS
Identifying differences to a Windows NT Server 4.0 computer made by the installation of IIS
Configure IIS to support the FTP service. Tasks include
Setting bandwidth and user connections
Setting user logon requirements and authentication requirements
Modifying port settings
Setting directory listing style
Configuring virtual directories and servers
Configure IIS to support the WWW service. Tasks include:
Setting bandwidth and user connections
Setting user logon requirements and authentication requirements
Modifying port settings
Setting default pages
Setting HTTP 1.1 host header names to host multiple Web sites
Enabling HTTP Keep-Alives
Configure and save consoles by using Microsoft Management Console
Choose the appropriate administration method
Install and configure Certificate Server.
Install and configure Microsoft SMTP Service.
Install and configure Microsoft NNTP Service.
Customize the installation of Microsoft Site Server Express Content Analyzer.
Customize the installation of Microsoft Site Server Express Usage Import and Report Writer
Configuring and Managing Resource Access
Create and share directories with appropriate permissions. Tasks include:
Setting directory-level permissions
Setting file-level permissions
Create and share local and remote virtual directories with appropriate permissions. Tasks include:
Creating a virtual directory and assigning an alias
Setting directory-level permissions
Setting file-level permissions
Create and share virtual servers with appropriate permissions. Tasks include:
Assigning IP addresses
Write scripts to manage the FTP service or the WWW service
Manage a Web site by using Content Analyzer. Tasks include:
Creating, customizing, and navigating WebMaps
Examining a Web site by using the various reports provided by Content Analyzer
Tracking links by using a WebMap
Configure Microsoft SMTP Service to host message traffic.
Configure Microsoft NNTP Service to host a newsgroup
Configure Certificate Server to issue certificates.
Configure Index Server to index a Web site.
Manage MIME types
Manage the FTP service
Manage the WWW service.
Integration and Interoperability
Configure IIS to connect to a database. Tasks include:
Configuring ODBC
Configure IIS to integrate with Index Server. Tasks include:
Specifying query parameters by creating the .idq file
Specifying how the query results are formatted and displayed to the user by creating the .htx file
Running Applications
Configure IIS to support server-side scripting.
Configure IIS to run ISAPI applications.
Monitoring and Optimizations
Maintain a log for fine-tuning and auditing purposes. Tasks include:
Importing log files into a Usage Import and Report Writer database
Configuring the logging features of the WWW service
Configuring the logging features of the FTP service
Configuring Usage Import and Report Writer to analyze logs created by the WWW service or the FTP service
Automating the use of Usage Import and Report Writer
Monitor performance of various functions by using Performance Monitor. Functions include HTTP and FTP sessions.
Analyze performance. Performance issues include:
Identifying bottlenecks
Identifying network-related performance issues
Identifying disk-related performance issues
Identifying CPU-related performance issues
Optimize performance of IIS
Optimize performance of Index Server.
Optimize performance of Microsoft SMTP Service
Optimize performance of Microsoft NNTP Service
Interpret performance data.
Optimize a Web site by using Content Analyzer.
Troubleshooting
Resolve IIS configuration problems
Resolve security problems
Resolve resource access problems
Resolve Index Server query problems
Resolve setup issues when installing IIS on a Windows NT Server 4.0 computer
Use a WebMap to find and repair broken links.
Resolve WWW service problems
Resolve FTP service problems