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How to install IIS on Server 2008 to support OpsMgr Web Console and Reporting

How to install IIS on Server 2008 to support OpsMgr Web Console and Reporting

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The IIS role on Server 2008 is required for Web Console support, and SQL reporting.  Below are the steps to have a IIS configuration with all the options that are necessary:


On the server, run Server Manager



Click Roles, then Add Roles.  Click Next.

On the Select Server Roles screen - select Web Server (IIS).  Click Next.



Click Next.

On the Select Roles Services screen - add the following check boxes:

  • HTTP Redirection
  • ASP.NET (add the required additional roles)
  • ASP
  • Basic Authentication (if using Forms Based auth and SSL)
  • Windows Authentication (if using Windows account authorization)
  • IIS 6 Management Compatibility  (adds all sub-roles)


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Click Next.  Click Install.

  • Thanks for the info, I was looking for this!!!

    Keep up the good work Kevin

  • Kevin

    I meet you at the MMS 2009 in Vegas. I asked you a question about sql. You showed me a link from your blog on how I can get the reporting serives to work right without having to click run as administrator in 2008. I am running Sql 2005 sp3 on windows 2008 enterprise. This is as far as I am getting on my test box. Production is ok. When I go to the reporting web page for Sql on my test system I do not see everything that I should. If I choose to run as administrator then everything looks as it should. Can you point me to your correct blog on how to set this up? I would greatly appreciate it. You mentioned a permission's problem and I seen it on your page but I am unable to find the instructions on how to set this up.


    John Wayne Braden

    US Department of Energy

    Y12 Operations

  • Most excellent document!

  • Well done, I was having problems with Web console until I followed your article.

  • Could not have installed Web console on 2008R2 without this. Thx


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