Upgrade IIS 5 to IIS 6 on server 2003 SP2

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I am trying to upgrade from IIS 5 to IIS 6 for a sharepoint installation.

How can I go about this?
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You cannot upgrade the version of IIS on a server, you can only upgrade the version of the operating system that you are using on the server and that will give you the version of IIS you want.

Windows Server 2003 has IIS 6.0 built into it so if you are running Windows Server 2006 then you have IIS 6.0
Here is a web site with the instructions for installing IIS 6.0 on your Windows Server 2003 server.

Installing IIS (IIS 6.0)
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/WindowsServer2003/Library/IIS/750d3137-462c-491d-b6c7-5f370d7f26cd.mspx?mfr=true
Praveen DMInfra Team Lead
Top Expert 2008
Commented:
1. If you have limited number of sites Eg..10 - 20...just go and create the site manually...if there are complex number of sites then a migration will be better....

Make sure you install WSS or MOSS whatever version u want prior migrating the old site to the new server....

One gr8 point u need to remembre is plz plz have a good disk space for C:\ drive and Data drive if u r goin for MOSS...  I have the bitter exp in managing MOSS server werin admin's who worked earlier to me have done the worst job of having drive space of abt 40 GB etc..which is real hell for future...
Praveen DMInfra Team Lead
Top Expert 2008

Commented:
First Have new 2003 and IIS 6 in plaz..then go ahead and setup MOSS or WSS with seperate DB or  ( choose normal or advanced difrnt DB server setup) and then later create sites in new server.... U will become a good techie by EOD once the setup is complete...its a good job...all the best...

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I am running 2003 but it stating IIS 5 in the about

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