Enable PHP scripts on IIS 6

My web designer has created a page with a .php extension. I have been instructed to enable PHP scripts on our Windows 2003 webserver running IIS 6. I don't know what this is, or how to set it up. Experts Please Help!
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hieloConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Here's a link to a video, so you can SEE what you need to do:

As noted there, make sure you use the ZIP installer not the msi installer.
You'll need to install PHP and add the web service extension within IIS so that it will be allowed to run.  I've found that this is a great tutorial on the subject.


check this one


i have tested this one, this works

dont install php , download the latest php from website, then follow the linke
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tigermattConnect With a Mentor Commented:

PHP is a type of server-side scripting language, with the term PHP standing for 'PreHyperText Processor'. In most Linux and Apache distributions, it is bundled by default, but this is sadly not the case with Microsoft's IIS Server.

You can manually enable it, and there are very good instructions available on the PHP.net website: http://uk3.php.net/manual/en/install.windows.manual.php. I would suggest you go down the Manual Installation route (which I have linked to in the above), rather than the automated setup program installation route, primarily since it isn't all that complicated (copy and paste a few files really), and it is generally a much better route to install PHP with.

Once you've completed the Manual Installation Steps for copying the appropriate files, proceed to http://uk3.php.net/manual/en/install.windows.iis.php which describes how to enable the .php extension to be parsed by the PHP engine in IIS.

Praveen DMInfra Team LeadCommented:
I hope this helps you a little but...lot many difference between IIS and IIS 6... You can perform with these screenshots...


Let me know if you hav any concern...
Praveen DMInfra Team LeadCommented:
Here goes for IIS 6.0 (2003 server )


Thank You!!
Praveen DMInfra Team LeadCommented:
cheers Good luck!!!
Praveen DMInfra Team LeadCommented:
Did you get some usefull information ? or still not yet resolved... ?
dheinmillerAuthor Commented:
The Video Instruction is very helpful. Thanks everyone for the fast replys.
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