Adding Server Extensions to IIS 5 with ADSI script

Posted on 2001-06-09
Last Modified: 2010-04-13
Im looking for some ADSI code that would allow me to add the FrontPage server extensions to an IIS site.

Question by:missy041598
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Nosterdamus earned 200 total points
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Hi Sunil,

The following is from

The Microsoft? FrontPage? MMC snap-in has a complete help system providing FrontPage server extensions overviews and descriptions of server extensions administrative techniques. This help file is installed by default at C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\40\bin\nnnn\Fpmmc.chm, where nnnn is a numerical name based on the language in which you installed the FrontPage Server Extensions. For example, in a U.S. English installation, the path is C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\40\bin\1033\Fpmmc.chm. Documentation of the server extensions is also available at

Hope this helps,

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missy, in IIS4 one could set the FrontPage property of a IISWebServer to ture, but that unfortunately doesn't work anymore. In my environment, I use the FPSRVADM.EXE (In the C:\Program Files\COmmon Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\40\ directory, or similar). It allows to specify command-line arguments to install, update etc. frontpage extensions on virtual servers. Thus it can be used for automation.

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ID: 6184491
Exactly what i needed

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ID: 6187291
Hi missy,

Glad I could help,


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