Configure IIS (Webserver)


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IIS (Web Server). We use this program to host a website on local system and which we can access Globally or from anywhere in the world.
we can use Dynamic or Static IP for the host name which can redirect us to our IIS Server which is placed locally in our office or in our home.

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Configure IIS (Webserver)

  1. 1. Configure IIS(WEB Server) on WINDOWS SERVER 2003 or XP <ul><li>Use IIS Globally </li></ul><ul><li>Host your website on the local server and Access from anywhere in the world </li></ul>
  2. 2. Steps for configuring the WEB SERVER <ul><li>Install .net framework 3.5 sp1(for accessing dot net files) </li></ul><ul><li>IIS Installation </li></ul><ul><li>Create a virtual directories and place the website contents in that. </li></ul><ul><li>Configure a Host Name or Domain Name with Static or Dynamic IP. </li></ul><ul><li>Install DynDns Updater software (Not for Static IP) in the system </li></ul><ul><li>Configure your Router or Firewall for port forwarding. </li></ul><ul><li>Access the Web Site from the WAN. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Install .net framework 3.5 SP1 <ul><li>Follow the link </li></ul><ul><li>Here you will get the set up of the same and then install it in the system </li></ul>
  4. 4. IIS Installation <ul><li>On the Start menu, click Control Panel. </li></ul><ul><li>Double-click Add or Remove Programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Click Add/Remove Windows Components. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The Windows Components Wizard will appear. Check Internet Information Services (IIS) and click on Details . </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Select the check boxes for SMTP Service and </li></ul><ul><li>World Wide Web Service, and then click OK. </li></ul><ul><li>Now IIS will Install (put the CD in CD ROM Drive if it asks, </li></ul><ul><li>just click on Finish. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Open IIS </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Create a Virtual Directory </li></ul><ul><li>Right click on Default Directory -> click new -> virtual Directory </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Click Next </li></ul><ul><li>Give the name to the Directory </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Enter the Path of the </li></ul><ul><li>directory which contains </li></ul><ul><li>the website contents. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a folder which will </li></ul><ul><li>contains the contents </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Apply permissions to the </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual directory. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Finish </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Now place the website contents in the virtual directory folder which you will find on the location C:Inetpub or where you created that .Just go to the location by:- </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Install .net framework 3.5 sp1 </li></ul><ul><li>(for accessing dot net files) </li></ul><ul><li>Copy the following location where framework is installed. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Paste in run and hit enter </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Run the following command and hit Enter :- </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Check the website on the localhost. By typing </li></ul><ul><li>http://localhost/tweet/index.aspx </li></ul><ul><li>The site is working on the LAN but not accessible globally from </li></ul><ul><li>the WEB SERVER. </li></ul><ul><li>So we need to do some more settings to make it accessible by </li></ul><ul><li>configuring a host name and Router or Firewall. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Configure a Free Host Name or Domain Name </li></ul><ul><li>with Static or Dynamic IP </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the Website WWW.DYNDNS.COM then create your account or follow the link:- </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Create a host name and fill the dynamic or static IP </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>After creating a host name check the all entries and save it. </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Install DynDns Updater software </li></ul><ul><li>(Not for Static IP) in the system </li></ul><ul><li>This software will update your dynamic ip with host name as </li></ul><ul><li>this will synchronize with the dyndns server. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow the link to get the software dyndnsUpdater </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Run the Setup </li></ul>
  20. 24. <ul><li>Open the dyndns and enter the user name and password of </li></ul><ul><li>your account which you created in the website </li></ul>
  21. 25. <ul><li>Now this will synchronize with the server and will update your dynamic IP to your host name. </li></ul>
  22. 26. <ul><li>Check on these two host name you have and click ok. </li></ul>
  23. 27. <ul><li>Configure your Router or Firewall for port </li></ul><ul><li>Forwarding </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the advanced setup option -> NAT ->Virtual Server </li></ul><ul><li>Click on hTTP_Server and mention the port number 80. </li></ul><ul><li>Fill the local IP address of the server in which IIS is installed and Click Save and finish. </li></ul>
  24. 28. <ul><li>This website will not be accessible from the same LAN. If you will try to access this will give the following error. </li></ul>
  25. 29. <ul><li>Now go to the another LAN or WAN and access this website with you host name. </li></ul>
  26. 30. <ul><li>Its all done .Now you can run your website in local Web </li></ul><ul><li>Server which will be accessible Globally. </li></ul><ul><li>Presented By:- </li></ul><ul><li>Atul Bhola </li></ul><ul><li>System Administrator </li></ul><ul><li>Email Id:- [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Contact number:- +91-9915199139 </li></ul>