IIS installation on Windows® 7
What is the usage of Internet Information Services(IIS) for Windows 7?
Internet Information Services is a set of information services with some capabilities for working on different Windows operating system. The set of information include a web or HyperText Transfer Protocol server and a File Transfer Protocol. In simple sense it is web service by Microsoft. The websites that are running on the system uses a copy of the IIS that are installed on the computer. If we are creating a local IIS website, then all the pages and folders of the website are stored on this IIS root folder. So, all types of files and folders related to the local website will be saved on this folder. So a user can easily host any type of application or website on the Internet. Internet Information Services provide an easy to manage, flexible, secure and reliable platform to host the websites.
Following details give users more information regarding the installing of IIS on Windows 7:
- Installing IIS
- Issues of IIS
- Points to keep in mind
Internet Information Services can be easily installed on the Windows 7 operating system. To install it first, go to the ‘Control Panel’ and choose ‘Programs’. Then click on the ‘Turn Windows features on or off’. Then it will open a new window and scroll it find out ‘Internet Information Services’. Then click on the box next to it and click ‘Ok’ button. Then the installing process of IIS will start automatically on the system, it will take several minutes to install it.
Issues of IIS
There is a small chance that some problems with this Internet Information Services may occur. If we are installing IIS on Windows 7 Home Edition, then it can show some errors such as the OS not supporting networking. Some other issues like incompatibility may also occur with this IIS installation. The authentication also may some times cause problems with it. Some types of issues may occur due to problems like server faults, wrong installation etc.
We have to take care of some matters at the time of installation of the IIS. One such thing is that Windows 7 Home Edition operating system does not support networking and hence the installation of IIS may result in some errors on it. Another thing is that the user should have the Windows installation disk at the time of installing IIS on system. Also try to use the genuine version of Windows 7 for installing IIS. Use of genuine version will help in different types of troubleshooting and authentication errors.
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