Friday, March 26, 2010

Error installing WebSetup on Windows Server 2008 R2

If you are having troubles installing a websetup on a Windows Server 2008(R2) environment, double check that you have the IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility Components installed.

To install the IIS 6.0 Management Compatibility Components by using the Windows Server 2008 Server Manager

  • Click Start, click Administrative Tools and then Server Manager.
  • In the left navigation pane, expand Roles, and then right-click Web Server (IIS) and select Add Role Services.
  • On the Select Role Services pane, scroll down to IIS 6 Management Compatibility.
  • Select the check boxes for IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility and IIS 6 Management Console.
  • Click Next from the Select Role Services pane, and then click Install at the Confirm Installations Selections pane.
  • Click Close to leave the Add Role Services wizard.

To install the IIS 6.0 Management Compatibility Components by using the Windows Vista Control Panel

  • Click Start, click Control Panel, click Programs and Features, and then click Turn Windows features on or off.
  • Open Internet Information Services.
  • Open Web Management Tools.
  • Open IIS 6.0 Management Compatibility.
  • Select the check boxes for IIS 6 Metabase and IIS 6 configuration compatibility and IIS 6 Management Console.
  • Click OK.

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