W2K8 IIS 5 – Creating The IIS Generic Script Application

W2K8 IIS 5 – Creating The IIS Generic Script Application

The final step in configuring IIS on a Windows 2008 R2 Failover Cluster is to createthe Generic Script Application Cluster Service.

To create the Generic Script Application Cluster Service perform the following steps :-

On The Primary Node
  • Open the Failover Cluster Manager console
  • Expand or connect to the Cluster being configured
  • Ensure that the Primary Node has control of the Free Disks underStorage
  • Click on Services and Applications and click on Configure a Service or Application
  • When prompted select Generic Script and click on Next to continue
  • When prompted enter the path to the clusweb-7.vbs script as shown below :-

C:\Windows\System32\Inetsrv\clusweb-7.vbs

  • Click on Next to continue
  • Set the Name to the Name users will use to access the web-site
  • Specify the IP Address you wish to assign to the web-site and then click on Next to continue
  • When prompted select the Free Disk Resource you wish to use for theWeb Site Service and click on Next to continue
  • When prompted to confirm the cofiguration click on Next to continue
  • Once installed click on Finish on the Summary screen