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Exam Specs:

Test Title: Implementing and Supporting Microsoft� Internet Information Server 4.0
Test Number: 70-087
Number of Questions: 55
Required Passing Score: 727/1000
Time Allotted to Take Exam: 90 minutes
Simulations on Exam: Yes
Standard or Adaptive: Standard
Certifications Exam Counts Toward: MCP, MCP+I, MCSE, MCSE+I
Core or Elective Exam: Elective

Internet Information Server 4.0 Exam Details

Planning

Choose a security strategy for various situations. Security considerations include:

bulletControlling anonymous access
bulletControlling access to known users and groups
bulletControlling access by host or network
bulletConfiguring SSL to provide encryption and authentication schemes
bulletIdentifying 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:

bulletResolving host header name issues by using a HOSTS file or DNS, or both
bulletChoosing the appropriate operating system on which to install IIS

Choose the appropriate technology to resolve specified problems. Technology options include:

bulletWWW service
bulletFTP service
bulletMicrosoft Transaction Server
bulletMicrosoft SMTP Service
bulletMicrosoft NNTP Service
bulletMicrosoft Index Server
bulletMicrosoft Certificate Server

Installation and Configuration

Install IIS. Tasks include:

bulletConfiguring a Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 computer for the installation of IIS
bulletIdentifying differences to a Windows NT Server 4.0 computer made by the installation of IIS

Configure IIS to support the FTP service. Tasks include:

bulletSetting bandwidth and user connections
bulletSetting user logon requirements and authentication requirements
bulletModifying port settings
bulletSetting directory listing style
bulletConfiguring virtual directories and servers

Configure IIS to support the WWW service. Tasks include:

bulletSetting bandwidth and user connections
bulletSetting user logon requirements and authentication requirements
bulletModifying port settings
bulletSetting default pages
bulletSetting HTTP 1.1 host header names to host multiple Web sites
bulletEnabling 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.

Create and share directories with appropriate permissions. Tasks include:

bulletSetting directory-level permissions
bulletSetting file-level permissions

Create and share local and remote virtual directories with appropriate permissions. Tasks include:

bulletCreating a virtual directory and assigning an alias
bulletSetting directory-level permissions
bulletSetting file-level permissions

Create and share virtual servers with appropriate permissions. Tasks include:

bulletAssigning IP addresses

Write scripts to manage the FTP service or the WWW service.

Manage a Web site by using Content Analyzer. Tasks include:

bulletCreating, customizing, and navigating WebMaps
bulletExamining a Web site by using the various reports provided by Content Analyzer
bulletTracking 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.

Configure IIS to connect to a database. Tasks include:

bulletConfiguring ODBC

Configure IIS to integrate with Index Server. Tasks include:

bulletSpecifying query parameters by creating the .idq file
bulletSpecifying how the query results are formatted and displayed to the user by creating the .htx file

Configure IIS to support server-side scripting.

Configure IIS to run ISAPI applications.

Maintain a log for fine-tuning and auditing purposes. Tasks include:

bulletImporting log files into a Usage Import and Report Writer database
bulletConfiguring the logging features of the WWW service
bulletConfiguring the logging features of the FTP service
bulletConfiguring Usage Import and Report Writer to analyze logs created by the WWW service or the FTP service
bulletAutomating 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:

bulletIdentifying bottlenecks
bulletIdentifying network-related performance issues
bulletIdentifying disk-related performance issues
bulletIdentifying 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.

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.

 

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