IIS 6.0 provides a redesigned World Wide Web Publishing Service architecture that can help you achieve better performance, reliability, scalability, and security for your Web sites. In this section I have described the overview of IIS and installation guide of IIS 6.0 .
Internet Information Server is one of the most powerful web servers provided by Microsoft that is able to host and run your web applications. IIS can support following Protocol F
TP, FTPS, SMTP, NNTP , HTTP/HTTPS. We can host our web sites on IIS, we can use it as a FTP site also. For more information Click Here
Below are the list of IIS Version that support following Operating systems.
|Windows Server 2008
|Windows Vista - Home Premium/ Ultimate
|Windows Server 2003
|Windows XP Professional
|Windows 2000 Server IIS 5.0
Installation of IIS is very similar to installing any other system applications from control panel. We have to start navigation from
Control Panel >
, Then select the Add/Remove windows Component. Follow the screen given below.
Fig: IIS Installation
Then Select "
Application Server" from checkbox list. This will open an new window, select IIS and click on
Fig: IIS Installation selection
This will initiate the IIS installation. OS will show a
continuous progress bar during installation and will show up a final message after installation complete.
Fig: IIS Installation Progress
Note : During the installation period it may ask for some OS file. You need to provide the path for that.
After successful installation of IIS, Go to
Inetmgr to launch IIS.
The below screen will appear, which ensures that IIS has been successfully installed in your system.
Fig: IIS installed successfully
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