70-290 Concepts: Remote Server Management and IIS


graduation·          The Remote Assistance feature is turned on by default in WinXP Pro, but is turned off by default on Server 2003. Requires both systems to be XP or 2003

·          Requests can be sent via e-mail, Windows Messenger, or via an RA File. TCP port 3389 inbound is required to be open on the firewall.

·          You can connect to a terminal server’s local console by using the mstsc.exe /console command, or via the MMC

·          IIS 6 is not installed by default, but be installed via add/remove programs, 404 errors are provided for any feature not installed

·          IIS logs are, by default, located in %windir%\System32\Logfiles\W3svc1

·          IIS metabase (configuration) contains all important information, using an XML format %systemroot%\system32\inetsrv\metabase.xml

You can important an entire IIS metabase from one computer to another using iisback.vbs or iiscnfg.vbs /copy.

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