Installing and enabling IIS and FTP on Windows Server 2008 R2

Open Server Manager, go to Roles and click “Add Roles” In the Add Role Wizard, select Web Server (IIS) role to install Click Next until you reach Select Role Services page, leave the default and check FTP Server, FTP Service and FTP Extensibility at the bottom. Click Next, follow the wizard and finish the role installation. Now open IIS Manager from Start […]

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Creating an Intranet in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (Installing a Web Server IIS 7)

A web server is a system that allows computers of a network to access the resources using a web browser or using web-formatted addresses. In Microsoft Windows networks, a web server is created using an application named Internet Information Services or IIS. In Microsoft Windows 7 and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, the web server is available as IIS 7.5. […]

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Introduction to Internet Information Services 7.0

The basics of Internet Information Services 7.0 also known as IIS 7.0. IIS 7.0 is the web server role in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. Introduction Internet Information Services 7.0 (IIS 7.0) is Microsoft’s latest version of their web server. IIS has been included with Windows Server since Windows 2000 Server as a Windows Component and since Windows NT […]

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How do I install PHP on a Windows Server?

The following article explains how to install PHP on a Windows Server running IIS 6. The process involves downloading the latest version of PHP directly to your Windows server and then installing the software. PHP is a free product. To install PHP, please follow these steps: Log into your server through Terminal Services or Remote Desktop Connection. Open a Web […]

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How do I create a new website on my Windows server?

The following article explains how to create a new website on your Windows server in IIS. IIS (Internet Information Services) controls the configuration of each website on the server. There are two types of websites that can be configured, IP based sites and Name based sites*. To create a new site in IIS, please follow these steps: Log into your […]

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