Setting up Delegated Administration, Server and Client Experiences

By Joe Stagner

22 minutes

February 13, 2009

The Microsoft Web Platform provides the functionality needed by hosters and their customers to administer web applications in Shared Hosting environments. This video shows Hosters and their customers how to take advantage of Delegated Administration (also known as Remote Administration). For Hosters the video provides: An introduction to Delegated Administration explaining why it is useful in hosting scenarios. A demonstration of how to configure Delegated Administration at the server through the IIS Manager Management Service UI module. A demonstration of how to create an IIS Manager User and assigns permission to it. A description of the differences between an IIS User and a Windows user account. For Shared Hosting Customers the video provides: An introduction to Delegated Administration explaining why it is useful in hosting scenarios. How to install IIS Manager in a client machine to remotely administer a site. The video uses Windows XP as an example for a client machine. Connect to the remote site hosting in a shared hosting environment. Installs extensions, explaining the server and client experience.