Configure IIS in Windows

Go to control panel by command

In this post we will discuss how we can configure IIS in windows. Here I am using windows 7, but no need to worry, the process is same for all the windows version. By default IIS will be disabled in windows. So we need to manually enable the IIS. We need to set this in control panel. Here I will share you the exact procedure to follow. I hope you will like this.

Background

All of you might be tried this already, but this is for the one who never worked or configured IIS. This is the first step you need to do when you are going to work with IIS.

Steps to configure IIS in windows

Go to control panel, you can access control panel by typing the command ‘control‘ in the command window ( Window key+R)

Go to control panel by command

Go to control panel by command

Go to programs and features.

Configure IIS in Windows

Configure IIS in Windows

Click on turn windows features on or off.

Configure IIS in Windows

Configure IIS in Windows

Please wait for the windows to load the programs.

Configure IIS in Windows

Configure IIS in Windows

Once everything is loaded, please enable the check box near to Internet Information Services.

Configure IIS in Windows

Configure IIS in Windows

Please be noted that there are so many configurations, so I suggest you to enable which ever you need, you can see the options by extracting the tree structure.

Configure IIS in Windows

Configure IIS in Windows

Once you select the features, click on OK. That’s all IIS will be configured in few seconds.

Conclusion

Did I miss anything that you may think which is needed? I hope you liked this article. Please share me your valuable suggestions and feedback.

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Sibeesh Venu

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