Planning for Security

Build a Custom IIS 7.0 Server

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Mike Volodarsky

IIS 6.0 and previous versions implemented most of the widely used server functionality inside the server itself. In contrast, IIS 7.0 and above web server engine provides a modular architecture on...

Understanding Built-In User and Group Accounts in IIS 7

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Saad Ladki

Introduction In earlier versions of IIS, a local account called IUSR_MachineName is created during installation. IIS used the IUSR_MachineName account by default whenever anonymous authentication w...

How to Use Locking in IIS 7.0 Configuration

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Saad Ladki

This document explains how to lock and unlock configuration on the server. You will learn what settings the application-level configuration files can override and how to use the element to lock ent...

Secure Content in IIS Through File System ACLs

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Nazim Lala

The access control list (ACL) is a list of permissions associated with an object. Each of these permission entries is called an access control entry (ACE); an ACE contains permissions associated wi...

Set ACLs Through the Manifest.xml File

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Tali Smith

There are several ways to set access control lists (ACLs), including command-line tools such as Icacls.exe. PHP hosters generally use the command line. It is also possible, however, to set ACLs in...