Tech Junkie Blog: ASP.NET: Installing IIS 7

Sunday, June 19, 2016

ASP.NET: Installing IIS 7

You can use Visual Studio for all of your web server needs for local development, but it's essential that you familiar yourself with a full blown IIS version.  In this tutorial I will show how to install IIS on a Windows 7 machine.

1. Open the "Control Panel"

2. Select "Programs and Features"

3.  Click on "Turn Windows features on or off"

Turn Windows features on or off

4.  In the "Windows Features" dialog box, select "Internet Information Services" option, then click "OK"

Internet Information Services

5. To manage the IIS instance on the machine type "mmc" into the start menu then press "Enter", the click "Yes" this will bring up the "Microsoft Management Console"

Microsoft Management Console

6. Click on "File" then "Add/Remove Snap in" or Ctrl+M
7. Select "Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager" snap-in in the "Available snap-ins:" dialog box

Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager

8. Click "Add", then click "OK"

9. Click on the "Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager" node on the right hand side to manage your IIS instance

Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager


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