This guide is a walkthrough for installing and configuring IIS on a Windows Server. CL Connect has been tested with Windows Server 2012 - 2019. Please use the latest Windows Server version available to you.  


The instructions and screenshots below will show both Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2019. Steps may vary depending on the version installed on the server.

 

1. Open the Start Menu and select the Server Manager icon.

 

 

Server Manager Dashboard:


2. Click Manage in the upper right hand corner, then Add Roles and Features.

 

 

Before You Begin:


3. Click Next

 

 

Installation Type:

 

4. On the left hand side, select Installation Type and ensure Role-based of feature-based installation is selected. Click Next.

 

 

Windows Server 2012:

 

5. Select the appropriate server and hit Next.

 

 

2012 Server Roles:

 

6.Scroll down to Web Server(IIS) and check the checkbox

 

 

7. This will create a pop-up, check the Include Management tools box, and click Add Features. 


 

8. This will result in going back to the Add Roles and Features Wizard. Click Next.

 

 

2012 Features:


9.  Ensure .NET Framework 4.X Features is checked. 


10. Expand .NET Framework 4.X Features and select ASP.NET 4.X.


11. Click Next.

 

 

2012 Web Server Role (IIS):


12. Click Next


 

2012 Role Services:


13. Expand the Application Development option and select .NET Extensibility 4.X and ASP.NET 4.X.

 


14. If prompted, ensure the Include Management Tools is checked and click on the Add Features button.

 


15. Scroll down and select IIS Management Console and IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility

 

16. Click Next.

 

 

2012 Confirmation:


17. Click the Install button.


  

18. After the server features are installed, click the Close button and proceed to the next step: 

 

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Windows Server 2019:


5. Select the appropriate server and hit Next.

 


 

2019 Server Roles:

 

6. This should be default for Windows Server 2019, but if the Web Server (IIS) option does not show 14 installed, expand it to ensure each one of the options are selected in the next 3 screenshots.

 

7. Click on the Next button to continue.

 

 

 

 

2019 Features:


8. This should also be default for Windows Server 2019, but ensure the .NET Framework 4.X Features match the screenshot below.

 


9. Ensure the Messaging Queuing matches the screenshot below.

 

 

10. If there are any changes from the default, the Next button will be available for a confirmation of the additional installation.

 

11. If there are new installations, click on the Install button.

 

12. After the server features are installed, click the Close button and proceed to the next step: 

 

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