Installing IIS On Windows 10 And Windows Server 2019

Installing IIS

Windows 10

First, you have to enable it. Search ‘Turn Windows features on or off’.

Windows features view
Windows features view
Internet Information Services Manager view
Internet Information Services Manager view
Internet Information Services Manager view
Internet Information Services Manager view
Default website view
Default website view

Windows Server 2019

Create a free trial account in Azure Microsoft and a Virtual Machine with Windows Server 2019.

Internet Information Services Manager view
Internet Information Services Manager view
Internet Information Services Manager view
Default website view

Viewing and Installing Modules

Modules enhances the functionality provided by IIS. They can provide URL rewrite, authentication, tracing capabilities, compression, and much more.

Windows 10

Search the ‘Turn Windows features on or off’:

Via Server Manager (Windows Server)

Search for ‘Server Manager’.

Via Windows PowerShell (Windows Server)

Open Windows PowerShell and type the following command:

Final Thoughts

  • IIS can be installed in Windows 10.
  • IIS can be installed in Windows Server.
  • Modules enhances the functionality provided by IIS.
  • The root of the default website is in ‘C:\inetpub\wwwroot’.

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