Microsoft® Windows® 7 IIS Configuration
What are the tips to configure Windows 7 IIS?
The innovative Operating System from Microsoft Corporation, Windows 7 consists of attractive features and applications. The compatible and flexible utilities in Windows 7 helps you to troubleshoot problems. IIS is the abbreviation for Internet Information Services which is formerly known as Internet Information Server. It can be describes as a web server application and set of feature extension modules created by Microsoft for use with Windows operating systems. The innovative and attractive features of Windows 7 make it a real gift to the user. The speed of operation is greatly improved in Windows 7 as compared to the previous editions of Windows. The flexibility of operation can improve by the addition of IIS in Windows 7 Operating System.
Following are the description of IIS, its uses and tips for configuring IIS on Windows 7:
- Tips to configure
The Internet Information Services for Windows platform is a flexible, secure and easy to manage Web server for hosting anything on the Web. Microsoft includes a set of programs in the IIS function to construct and administrate web sites, search engine and support for writing web based applications that access databases. There are some limitations in Windows 7 editions that editions such as Home Basic and Starter editions include only limited basic features of IIS. The administrative user right on the system is a requirement for getting the service from IIS.
IIS is very helpful for the user as the user can easily grasp the valuable information about the Internet services and it can improve the efficiency of work. The IIS 7.1 is the latest version from Microsoft and it is freely available now for downloading in authorized sites. Generally the IIS takes request from user and analyzes the necessary files and gives reply to the user. Internet Information Services is used to make the computer as a web sever. It can be used to develop dynamic website and used to publish website.
First of all open "Control Panel" submenu and choose "Add or Remove Programs". Now click on the "Add/Remove Windows Components" button on the left side of the window and check the box next to "Application Server". Then hit on the "Details" button to ensure that IIS is checked and then hit "OK". Then press the "Next" button to begin installing and configuring IIS by inserting the Windows Server installation CD when prompted by the installation program. To conclude hit "Finish" to complete the IIS configuration process.
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