how to enable asp on a sbs 2008

Posted on 2012-09-21
Last Modified: 2012-09-21
hey guys i need to enable asp to run my app
Question by:JCWEBHOST
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    To enable ASP on 2008 you need to do the following

    1. Open Server Manager
    2. From Roles choose Web Server (IIS)
    3. Scroll down to Role Services
    4. Look under the Management Tools Node for the IIS6 Management Compatibility Role.
    5. If the role is not installed click the Add Role Services link
    6. Select the IIS 6 Management compatibility Role and click install.
    7. Repeat the process for the ASP role found in the Application Development section
    8. Repeat for Common HTTP Features  Static Content

    Steps 4-6 may not be necessary
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    by:Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy
    Which version of ASP?  Because ASP should already be installed on an SBS 2008.

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    by:Julian Hansen
    @Jeff - by default it is not enabled on IIS7+

    If we are talking about ASP classic - it is a continual bugbear for us - the steps above come from our install manual.
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    by:Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy
    On an SBS 2008 Box, those IIS services ARE enabled by default.  All 46 services are installed by default on an SBS 2008.


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