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We strongly recommend that all users upgrade to Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) version 7.0 running on Microsoft Windows Server 2008. IIS 7.0 significantly increases Web infrastructure security. For more information about IIS security-related topics, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/prodtech/IIS.mspxFor more information about IIS 7.0, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
This article describes how to set up your first Web site in Internet Information Services (IIS) by using the minimum number of steps that you require to prepare for a migration from Apache.
Configure a default Web siteWhen you install IIS, it is preconfigured to serve as a default Web site; however, you may want to change some of the settings. To change the basic settings for the Web site and to emulate the steps that are required to set up Apache for the first time by using the configuration file:
Create a new Web siteTo create a new Web site in Apache, you must set up a virtual host and configure the individual settings for the host. If you are using IIS, you can create a new Web site by translating the following terms to the IIS equivalents:
To create a new Web site in IIS, follow these steps:
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For more information about how to prepare servers for a migration from UNIX to Windows, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/323970/ )How to prepare the target server for a UNIX-to-Windows migration
For more information about setting up additional IP addresses for a network interface, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/323955/ )How to configure network settings in a UNIX-to-Windows migration
Article ID: 323972 - Last Review: September 11, 2011 - Revision: 7.0