(IIS) Microsoft’s web server and FTP server for Windows NT.
IIS is intended to meet the needs of a range of users: from workgroups and departments on a corporate intranet to ISPs hosting websites that receive millions of hits per day.
Features include innovative web publishing, customisable tools, wizards, customisable management tools, flexible administration options, and analysis tools.
IIS makes it easy to share documents and information across a company intranet or the Internet, and is completely integrated with Windows NT Directory Services.
IIS 1.0 was released for Windows NT 3.51 and had a limited feature set.
IIS 2.0 was released with Windows NT 4.0 with a similar feature set to IIS 1.0.
IIS 3.0 quickly followed with many additions including Active Server Pages (ASP), ISAPI and ADO 1.0.
IIS 4.0 is built into Windows NT Server 4.0. It includes ASP 2.0, ISAPI and ADO 1.5.
Rival servers include Apache and Netscape Enterprise Server.
- Internet inter-orb protocol
protocol, standard (IIOP) A protocol which will be mandatory for all CORBA 2.0 compliant platforms. The initial phase of the project is to build an infrastructure consisting of: an IIOP to HTTP gateway which allows CORBA clients to access WWW resources; an HTTP to IIOP gateway to let WWW clients access CORBA resources; a web […]
- Internet message access protocol
protocol, messaging (IMAP) A protocol allowing a client to access and manipulate electronic mail messages on a server. It permits manipulation of remote message folders (mailboxes), in a way that is functionally equivalent to local mailboxes. IMAP includes operations for creating, deleting, and renaming mailboxes; checking for new messages; permanently removing messages; searching; and selective […]
- Internet monthly report
(IMR) Publication designed to communicate to the Internet Research Group the accomplishments, milestones reached, or problems discovered by the participating organisations. (1994-12-08)
- Internet network information center
networking (InterNIC) An umbrella entity created by the National Science Foundation in Spring 1992, in cooperation with the Internet community, consisting of Network Information Service Managers who provided and/or coordinated NSFNet services. General Atomics provided information services, AT&T provided directory and database services, and Network Solutions, Inc. (NSI) provided registration services. In 1999 Internic was […]