Install IIS on Windows Server 2012 R2

The Web Server (IIS) role in Windows Server 2012 provides a secure, easy-to-manage, modular and extensible platform for reliably hosting websites, services, and applications. With IIS 8 you can share information with users on the Internet, an intranet, or an extranet. IIS 8 is a unified web platform that integrates IIS, ASP.NET, FTP services, PHP, and Windows Communication Foundation (WCF).


In this post, we’ll see how to install IIS (Internet Information Services) on a windows server 2012 machine, with related to SCOM 2012.

Open the Server manager and click “Add Roles and Features” under the manage category:

Click next until you reach Server Roles tab:

Under Server Roles tab, Select Web Server (IIS) check box:

Then Add relevant features that are required for Web Server (IIS) :

Skip the Features tab by clicking Next:

Click Next:

Select the following IIS Role Services and click on Next.

Common HTTP Features:

  • Static Content
  • Default Document
  • Directory Browsing
  • HTTP Errors

Health and Diagnostics:

  • HTTP Logging
  • Request Monitor


  • Static Content Compression


  • Request Filtering
  • Windows Authentication

Application Development:

  • .NET Extensibility 3.5
  • .NET Extensibility 4.5
  • ASP.NET 3.5
  • ASP.NET 4.5
  • ISAPI Extensions
  • ISAPI Filters

Management Tools:

  • IIS Management Console
  • IIS 6 ManagementCompatibility

Check “Restart the destination server if required” check box (if needed) & click Install.

After installation process is done, you can go back to the Server Manager, Select Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager from the Manage menu and start to configure it.

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