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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:
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When you migrate Web sites from UNIX, you must have a solid and stable base on which to perform the installation. This article describes how to determine the best installation method and the most suitable features for a server to which you are migrating UNIX Web sites.
Choosing the installation methodYou can use any of the following installation methods to install Windows:
Microsoft recommends that you delete any existing partitions, and then create a new partition on which to install Windows.
Choosing the features to installYou do not have to install all of the features of Windows 2000 to support a Web site. Additionally, depending on the complexity of the Web site that you are migrating, you may not have to install all of the relevant Web-related features.
During the installation procedure, you are prompted to select the features that you want to install on this server. Install the following features for a simple Web server:
For more information about how to prepare servers for 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 servers for a UNIX-to-Windows migration
Article ID: 323969 - Last Review: July 3, 2008 - Revision: 5.0