How to install the Deployment Server web console on a Windows 2008 server

Article:HOWTO10145  |  Created: 2009-05-15  |  Updated: 2010-04-19  |  Article URL
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How do I install the Deployment Solution Web Console to run on Windows 2008 Server?


  1. Add the Web Server (IIS) Role and the following role services:
    1. Application Development\ASP.NET
    2. Application Development\ASP
    3. Security\Basic Authentication
    4. Security\Windows Authentication
    5. Management Tools\IIS 6 Management Compatibility
  2. If your Windows Server 2008 is x64, run the following command to allow the 32-bit Web Console to run on IIS:  cscript %SystemDrive%\inetpub\AdminScripts\adsutil.vbs set w3svc/AppPools/Enable32bitAppOnWin64 1
  3. Download and use the .net 1.1 from this site.
  4. If the Deployment Solution Web Console is not already installed, install it now.
  5. In IIS Manager, go to DSWeb, then "Basic Settings..."  Change the Application Pool to "Classic .NET AppPool".
  6. Reboot your server.

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