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Learn Windows IIS in a Month of Lunches by Jason Helmick

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Chapter 10. FTP and SMTP with IIS

The internet and the technologies that make it useful have improved quickly in the last 20 years. Along the way some technologies have slowly dropped off as they were replaced by newer and better inventions. Demands for improvements in user experience, security, performance, and other web-related features have turned what once were common, well-established internet services into fading memory. That’s not to say that all the old services don’t still provide value—you’ll see that in this chapter. But when was the last time you used Gopher to find something on the internet? (If you haven’t heard of Gopher, that’s kind of my point.)

Microsoft IIS supports two services you may still run across or need in your career ...

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