mukul gautam in System Administrator Windows, Windows server, Students intern • Armour infosec May 30, 2020 · 1 min read · 1.3K

IIS server binding types

Before understanding binding, you must be able to understand the concept of these terms.

IP Address:

An IP address is a number identifying a computer or another device on the Internet. IP addresses uniquely identify the source and destination of data transmitted with the Internet Protocol.

Port Number :

A port in computer networking is an access channel for communication between two devices. When a service (server program) initially is started, it is said to bind to its designated port number. As any client program wants to use that server, it also must request to bind to the designated port number. Port represents the numbers and basically specific to the protocol. Port numbers are from 0 to 65535. Ports 0 to 1024 are reserved for use by certain privileged services whenever there are exchanges of data or communication present, there must be a port for this.

Hostname :

A hostname is a domain name that has at least one associated IP address. For example, the domain names and are two hostnames, whereas the com domain is not, In this Second-level domain is example and hostname is www.In simpler terms the name for your website.

Website with IP address binding :

In this we specify the IP address for each of our website, Every website has a unique IP address. For example we bind IP address with website whenever an HTTP request coming to will be served by this website irrespective to the host header
IIS server binding types

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