How to enable IIS7/ASP.NET and WCF HTTP Activation

Windows Vista

  1. From the Start menu, choose Settings | Control Panel | Programs | Programs and Features.

  2. Click Turn Windows Features On or Off.

  3. Under Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0, select Windows Communication Foundation HTTP Activation.

  4. Under Internet Information Services, expand World Wide Web Services, then Application Development Features, then select ASP.NET.

  5. Install the selected features.

Windows Server 2008

  1. From the Start menu, choose Programs | Administrative Tools | Server Manager.

  2. In Server Manager, under Features Summary, choose Add Features.

  3. In the Add Features dialog, under.NET Framework 3.0 Features, select the .NET Framework 3.0. Under WCF Activation, select HTTP Activation. Click the Next button to install.

  4. In Server Manager, under Roles Summary, verify that Web Server (IIS) appears in the list of available roles. If it does not, click Add Roles to install Internet Information Services.

  5. In Server Manager, under Roles Summary, click Web Server (IIS).

  6. In the Web Server (IIS) management window, click Add Role Services.

  7. In the Add Role Services dialog, expand Web Server, then Application Development, select ASP.NET and click the Next button to install.


Comments (7)
  1. I’ve started working on an Azure cloud application using ASP.NET MVC , and I’m going to blog about it

  2. Jim Smith says:

    Exactly what I needed and I am starting with Azure also.  

  3. Vijay says:

    I will appreciate the steps for windows 7.

  4. Lentucky says:

    I've started working on Azure too, great step-by-step configuration. Thanks.

  5. Brian says:

    Thanks for this…. It came in handy!

  6. Amjad Majeed says:

    It is really nice post, thank you so much.

  7. Ale says:

    iis is installed, only HTTP Activation I have to flag, do you know if requires rebbot?

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