Windows 2008 Server (R2)

Installation in Windows 2008 Server environment

Before you go on and install the software in a Windows 2008 Server you need to install the Application Server and Web Server (IIS) if it is not installed.

Tasks:

  1. Add Application and Web server roles
  2. Set up required authetication on the Web Server
  3. Install IIS 6.0 Management Compatibility on the web server

 

1. Add Application and web Server roles

Enable the application server using the Server manager.

Start -> Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Server Manager

 

How to install the Application Server and Web Server (IIS):

Click Start -> Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Server Manager -> Add Roles

 

 

Click Add Required Features:

 

Check the “ASP.NET” under the Application Development below Web Server:

 

Add Required Role Services:

 

 

 

 

2. Set up required authetication on the Web Server

Go to Web Server -> Security -> Authentication

Activate the required authentication methods in Web Server (IIS) as shown below:

 

 

 

 

3. Install IIS 6.0 Management Compatibility on the web server

For best performance while upgrading a solution you need to enable the IIS 6 Management Compatibility. 

 

Before you can continue with the setup you need to install the Microsoft .Net Framework 4.0 if not installed.

For information about how to install the .Net framework or if you need to download it check here for more information.