W2K8 R2 – Adding The Web Server (IIS) Role

W2K8 R2 – Adding The Web Server (IIS) Role

The first step in configuring IIS 7.0 on a Windows 2008 R2 Failover Cluster is to install the Web Server (IIS) Role on both nodes.

To install the Web Server (IIS) Role on both nodes perform the following steps :-

  • Open the Server Manager Console
  • Click on Roles and then click on Add Roles
  • At the Before You Begin screen click on Next to continue
  • From the list of available roles select Web Server (IIS) and then click on Next
  • Click Next to continue past the Introduction to Web Server (IIS)
  • At the Role Services screen select any additional Role Service you require
  • Click on Next to continue
  • When prompted to confirm your installation click on Install
  • The installation is performed and then at the Results screen click on Finish