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How To Install IIS On Your Windows Server

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Read through the following guide to learn how to install IIS on your Windows server.

Step 1:  Open the Server Manager from the taskbar

Step 2:  Right click on Roles and select Add Role

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Step 3:  Click Next on the Before you begin page

Showing the Before You Begin page in Windows Server 2012

Step 4:  Check Web Server (IIS) box and click Next

Showing the Select Server Roles page in the Windows Server Manager

Step 5:  Continue clicking Next until installation is finished

Success!! Once installation is completed you’ll have a default website setup.  These files will allow you to manage the website.

The default document root is c:\inetpub\wwwroot.  Place all your web files in this directory folder.

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