> Has anyone any idea how secure IIS is?
Need you ask? IIS can be made relatively secure - but it requires an almost
dedicated member of staff to browse for and download the daily dose of
security fixes. IIS 5 (aka Win2000) is supposed to be far more secure but
it is still too early to tell.
> Do you know if IIS supports servlets?
Yes although I think that you may need 3rd party add-ons (Allaires JServ
springs to mind)
> Do you know how difficult it is configure IIS for SSL?
> Do you have any recommendations as to other ways to go or how easy or
> difficult either option above is?
IIS setup and maintenance is very easy - but then again Apache isn't exactly
difficult either - it's just harder to find stuff and requires greater
> The advantages to disadvantages of one over the other?
>> Preferred OS/Platform and WEBServer technology?
Not touching that with a bargepole....
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