IIS 7.0 introduced a completely new delegated and distributed configuration system. This offers a number of benefits, which are welcome changes for us web administrators, but there are some gotchas.
In fact, I would say that the distributed configuration system is one of the top areas of frustration and friction in IIS 7.x. A solid understand of the configuration system helps position the web administrator to avoid the gotchas, and also makes it easier to understand the reasons and benefits hidden between these supposed concerns.
This is week 17 of a 52 week series on various web administration related tasks. Past and future videos can be found here.
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