Internet Information Services (IIS) 8.5

Internet Information Services (IIS) 8.5 is the web server software included with Windows. It isn't installed by default.

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To install IIS to serve static content

To install a web server to serve only static content, such as HTML files and image files, follow these steps.

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search.
    (If you're using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer up, and then click Search.)

  2. In the search box, enter "turn Windows features on or off," and then tap or click Turn Windows features on or off . Administrator permission required You might be asked for an admin password or to confirm your choice. .

  3. In the list of Windows features, select Internet Information Services, and then tap or click OK.

To install IIS to serve dynamic content

To install a web server to serve dynamic content, such as web applications or server-side include (.ssi) files, follow these steps.

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search.
    (If you're using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer up, and then click Search.)

  2. In the search box, enter "turn Windows features on or off," and then tap or click Turn Windows features on or off . Administrator permission required You might be asked for an admin password or to confirm your choice. .

  3. In the list of Windows features, tap or click the plus sign (+) next to Internet Information Services, tap or click the plus sign (+) next to World Wide Web Services, tap or click the plus sign (+) next to Application Development Features, select the dynamic content features you want to install, and then tap or click OK.

For more info about using, configuring, and managing IIS, tap or click Help or Online Help from within IIS Manager, or go to the following Microsoft TechNet webpages:

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