How to enable IIS and ASP.NET for InfoPanels

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Overview:

InfoPanels are dependant on Internet Information Services (IIS) and ASP.NET. Follow this KB Article if you would like to know how to enable these services.

How to:

Windows Vista / Windows 7

First ensure that IIS is installed by following the steps described in this article:
http://www.iis.net/learn/install/installing-iis-7/installing-iis-on-windows-vista-and-windows-7

Then make sure ASP.NET is installed:

  • Open Windows Control Panel
  • Click Programs\Turn Windows Features on or off
  • Expand Internet Information Services
  • Expand World Wide Web Services
  • Expand Application development Features node
  • Click ASP.NET to add the features that support ASP.NET.
  • The following additional features are automatically selected:
    • .NET Extensibility
    • ISAPI Extensions
    • ISAPI Filters

Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2

First ensure that IIS is installed by following the steps described in this article:
http://www.iis.net/learn/install/installing-iis-7/installing-iis-7-and-above-on-windows-server-2008-or-windows-server-2008-r2

Please ensure that ASP.NET is installed by checking:

  • ASP.NET
  • NET Extensibility
  • ISAPI Extensions
  • ISAPI Filters

In this screen:

Windows 8

  • Go to the Windows Control Panel
  • Click "Programs"
  • Click "Turn Windows features on or off"
  • In the Windows Features dialog box, click Internet Information Services to install the default features
  • Expand the Application Development Features node
  • Click ASP.NET 4.5 to add the features that support ASP.NET
  • The following additional features are automatically selected:
    • .NET Extensibility 4.5
    • ISAPI Extensions
    • ISAPI Filters
    • Click OK to close the Windows Features dialog box

To verify that IIS installed successfully, type the following into a web browser: http://localhost

Windows Server 2012

  • Click the Server Manager tile, click OK
  • Select Dashboard
  • Click Add roles and features
  • In the Add Roles and Features Wizard (on the Before you begin page) click Next.
  • On the Select installation type page, select Role-based or feature-based installation and click Next.
  • On the Select destination server page, select "Select a server from the server pool", select your server, and click Next.
  • On the Select server roles page, select Web Server (IIS), and click Next
  • On the Select features page, click Next
  • On the Web Server Role (IIS) page, click Next
  • On the Select role services page, note the preselected role services that are installed by default
  • Expand the Application Development node
  • Select ASP.NET 4.5
  • On the Summary of Features to Install page, confirm your selections, and then click Install
  • In the Add features that are required for ASP.NET 4.5 box, click Add Features. The following additional features are added:
    • .NET Extensibility 4.5
    • ISAPI Extensions
    • ISAPI Filters
    • Click Next
  • On the Confirm installation selections page, click Install
  • On the Installation progress page, confirm that your installation of the Web Server (IIS) role and required role services completed successfully, and then click Close.

To verify that IIS installed successfully, type the following into a web browser: http://localhost