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I have Windows 8 but when trying to add IIS in my MMC console only IIS 6 is available.  How can I resolve this to administrate a W2k8r2  iis7 server?

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I have Windows 8 but when trying to add IIS in my MMC console only IIS 6 is available.  How can I resolve this to administrate a W2k8r2  iis7 server?
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Control panel|Programs and Features| Turn Windows features on or off

In the window that will appear you can choose your preferred interface to Internet Information Services
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Also don't forget to enable remote management for IIS on your server:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731771(v=ws.10).aspx

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Konstantinos
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Available snap in options
Guys this is what i mean.  The only available option is 6.0, but trying to connect to IIS 7.0.
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You must install it as I suggested earlier. The link I posted will help you however it is simply just adding the feature.
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To be perfectly clear, I need to actually install iis 7.0 on my computer?
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Essentially. It is there but just needs to be enabled in the features so you can use it.
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