Installing Internet Information Services (IIS)

Enabling support for Internet Information Server (IIS) and ASP.NET for:

Windows Server 2003

  1. Click Start > Administrative Tools > Manage Your Server.
  2. In Manage Your Server, click Add or remove a role to open the Configure Your Server wizard.
  3. On the Preliminary Steps page, click Next.
  4. On the Server Role page, click Application Server (IIS, ASP.NET), and then click Next.
  5. On the Application Server Options page, click Next.
  6. On the Summary of Selectionspage, click Next.
    Wait while the Windows Components Wizard makes changes to the server. You may need to provide the Windows 2003 Server installation disk.
  7. Click Finish to close the wizard.

Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2

  1. In Server Manager, use the Add Roles Manager to add the following roles to the server:
    • Application Server
    • Web Server IIS
  2. When the wizard displays the subcomponents for Application Server role, make sure that the Web Server (IIS) Support option is selected.
  3. When the wizard displays the subcomponents for Web Server role, make sure that the following are selected:
    Option Description
    Common HTTP Features
    • Static Content
    • Default Document
    • HTTP Errors
    • HTTP Redirection
    Application Development
    • ASP.NET
    • .NET Extensibility
    • ISAPI Extensions
    • ISAPI Filters
    Security
    • Windows Authentication
    • Request Filtering
    Performance
    • Static Content Compression
    Management Tools
    • IIS Management