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Enable IIS on Windows Vista and Windows Server 20008 (R2)

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Updated November 23, 2016


IIS is enabled automatically after UDT installation and prior to the start of the Configuration Wizard. If the Configuration Wizard detects that IIS is not installed on Windows 2008 R2, it installs IIS. The following manual procedure is provided for Windows Vista, or in case problems occur with the automatic IIS installation for Windows Server 2008 R2.


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  1. Click Start > All Programs > Administrative Tools > Server Manager.
  2. Click Roles in the left pane.
  3. Click Add Roles on the right, in the main pane.
  4. Click Next to start the Add Roles Wizard.
  5. Check Web Server (IIS).
  6. If you are prompted to add features required for Web Server (IIS), click Add Required Features.
  7. Click Next on the Select Server Roles window.
  8. Click Next on the Web Server (IIS) window.
  9. Confirm that Common HTTP Features > Static Content is installed.
  10. Check Application Development > ASP.NET.
  11. Click Add Required Role Services.
  12. Check both Security > Windows Authentication and Security > Basic Authentication.
  13. Check Management Tools > IIS 6 Management Compatibility.
  14. Click Next on the Select Role Services window.
  15. Click Install on the Confirm Installation Selections window.
  16. Click Close on the Installation Results window.
  17. If you are currently enabling IIS as part of an SolarWinds UDT installation, restart the SolarWinds UDT installer.


PLEASE NOTE: The installation of UDT or any Orion based product is not supported under a support agreement if installed on a desktop based OS.


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