IIS Server Installation and Configuration on Windows Server 2012

IIS Server Installation and Configuration on Windows Server 2012

This article explains how to install and configure IIS Server on Microsoft Windows Server 2012. Free step by step guide for IIS Server installation and configuration on Windows Server 2012.

Internet Information Server (IIS) is an integrated Web Service, ASP.Net & Windows Communication Services – it enables you to share information with users on Intranet or Internet.

This Service is installed, by default, onto the server when you install the FTP service onto the server.  In an earlier chapter (FTP Installation & Configuration) we have installed and configured this service, but just to give you a clear understanding of the whole process, we are going to install this service again.

Let’s get started.

1. Login to the Test Server.

2. Now login on to the server, as shown below.

IIS Server Installation

3. Enter your username and password (ABC\administrator) and click OK, as shown below.

IIS Server Installation username password

4. On the certificate verification window, click Yes.

certificate verification

5. The next window will show the Server Desktop.

window

6. Open the Server Manager from the bottom left-hand corner of the server desktop, as shown below.

Server Manager

7. Click on Add Roles & Features from the Server Manager Dashboard, as shown below.

Add Roles & Features

8. Click Next to begin the process, as shown below.

Click

9. By default, Role-based or feature-based Installation is selected already so simply click Next, as shown below.

based Installation

10. On the next window, continue with default server (Test) selection and click Next, as shown below.

Continue with default server

11. On the Server Roles window, select the Web Server (IIS) option, as shown below.

Server Roles window

12. When you click on the Web Server (IIS) option, it will open a pop-up window for Add Roles & Features Wizard.  Click on Add Features to continue, as shown below.

Web Server (IIS)

13. Click Next to continue, as shown to below.

Next to continue

14. Click Next to continue, as shown below, because we do not require any other features.

Continue

15. On the Web Server Role page, click Next to continue.

Web Server

16. Click Next on the Select Role Service page, as shown below.

Select Role Service

17.On the Confirm Install Selection window, click Install, as shown below.

IIS Server Installation

18. You can see that the IIS Server Installation has started, as shown below.

IIS Server Installation


19. Once the Installation of IIS server is complete, click Close to finish the setup, as shown below.

Installation of IIS server is complete

20. After installing IIS Server Role, open IIS Manager from the Start Menu, as shown below.

installing IIS Server

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21. The IIS manager Console will open and you can see the contents page, as shown below.

IIS manager Console

22. Right-click on the Site Directory and select Add Website, as shown below.

click on the Site Directory

23. Give Website Name, as shown below.

Website Name

24. Click Browse under Provide Path, as shown below.

under Provide Path

25. Select the Test directory, so that we can define the physical pathway of the website. Click OK to continue.

Test directory

26. Select the IP address 192.168.0.65 from the drop-down menu to link with the website.

IP address 192.168.0.65

27. Click OK to Continue, as shown below.

Click ok OK to Continue, as shown below

28. You can see that the website has been created, as shown below.

website has been created

29. Now we will go to the physical pathway and create a HTML Page, so that it is accessible on the created website. To do that, go to the Test folder in the C Drive.

Test folder

30. Right-click and create New à Text Document.

create New  Text Document

31. Give a Name to the document, as shown below.

Name to the document

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32. Open this and type the HTML code, as shown below.

type the HTML code

33. Save this file as abc.html, as shown below.

Save this file as abc.html, as shown below

34. You can see that the file has been saved.

You can see that the file is has been saved

35. Go to Internet Explorer and run the demo page.

Go to the internet

This is how we will configure an IIS server on Windows 2012.

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