Free Windows Server 2008 Event


Hi Everyone,

If you are interested in learning about Windows Server 2008, there is a free event being held next week in Sydney on Tuesday (yes, Melbourne Cup day) and Wednesday at Cliftons (in the CBD).

You can register here and also, the course is being held overseas too – if you live in India, Japan, South Korea and other countries, go check out the web site (different dates and times may apply).

Oh, and if you’re going to go to the Wednesday course, add a comment here and perhaps we’ll be able to organise some beers on Wednesday night in the city.  Or email me at: rob.sanders[at]gmail.com if you’re interested,  There are a couple of folks interested at present.

Here is the course agenda: (not bad for free, huh?)

Installation and the New Modular Architecture:

  • Examining an IIS 7 Installation with Shared Hosting Guidelines Role Services Installed
  • Examining Default IIS 7 Options
  • Adding Role Services Recommended by Shared Hosting Guidance
  • Installing IIS 7 with ASP and FastCGI on Server Core

Working with the New IIS Manager:

  • Exploring the IIS 7 IIS Manager
  • SSL Configuration in IIS 7
  • Using the IIS Manager with 4000 Sites

Installing ASP, ASP.NET and PHP/FastCGI Applications on IIS 7

  • Deploy the Applications
  • Installing a Classic ASP Application
  • Installing FastCGI and PHP
  • Migrating ASP.NET Applications to IIS 7
  • Providing Services to Web sites with an IIS 7 Global Module

Using the new IIS 7 Configuration System featuring Delegated and Remote Administration

  • Configuration Fundamentals
  • Configuring Delegated Administration
  • Enabling Remote Administration
  • Creating Custom Site Delegation

Configuring Applications on IIS7:

  • Enabling ASP and ASP.NET
  • Installing and configuring FASTCGI on Server Core
  • Migrating IIS6 applications to IIS7

Implementing Preliminary Shared Hosting Guidelines and Shared Configuration

  • Setting Up Shared Hosting on IIS 7 in Windows Server 2008
    • Backing Up the IIS 7 Configuration
    • Configuring the Server for Shared Hosting
    • Setting Directory-based Quotas
    • Setting Anonymous User to Application Pool Identity
    • Configuring for Dynamic Content
  • Setting Up Centralized Configuration on IIS 7 in Windows Server 2008
    • Creating Application Pools and Sites
    • Sharing Configuration for a Web Farm
    • Adding another Server to the Web Farm
    • Inspecting the Setup
  • Rapid Troubleshooting with IIS 7 Failed Request Tracing

    • Examining an IIS 7 Installation with Shared Hosting Guidelines Role Services Installed
    • Examining Default IIS 7 Options
    • Adding Role Services Recommended by Shared Hosting Guidance
    • Installing IIS 7 with ASP and FastCGI on Server Core

    If you’re going in Sydney, I might see you there.  I’m booked for the Wednesday course.


    About Rob Sanders

    IT Professional and TOGAF 9 certified architect with nearly two decades of industry experience, 18 years in commercial software development and 11 years in IT consulting. Check out the "About Rob" page for more information.

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