Basic steps to secure a Windows 2003 WEB server - behind firewall etc. Please help.

Basic steps to secure a Windows 2003 WEB server - behind firewall etc. Please help

Can anyone give me 10 or so steps to accomodate basic security of a Web Server.
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gidds99Commented:
Also you can run through this guide to configuring and securing IIS:

http://www.windowsecurity.com/articles/Installing_Securing_IIS_Servers_Part1.html

Hope this helps.
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bbaoIT ConsultantCommented:
the security best practices told us: building a secure web site is not only to conduct well in installing W2K3 itself and IIS, but also in configuring the related services (IPSEC/SQL) and defining relevant policies, especially from a viewpoint of developer. here is the recommended URL:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnnetsec/html/openhack.asp
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