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Apache is the most popular web server but Microsoft’s IIS  is fast gathering  pace. IIS 8  has introduced many popular features to the  Microsoft web server  to bring its competitive level on par with its counterparts. IIS 8 is only present in Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8. Today let’s see how to set up a web server in Windows Server 2012.

Open Server Manager, on the Local server click on “Add Roles and Features”.

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The Add Roles and Features wizard appears. with a default warnings page. Click on “Next”. 

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On the Installation type page, Select “Role based or Feature based selection” and click on “Next”.

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On the Server Selection page, Select the server on which you want to install the web server. Since I have only one server installed, I selected that. Click on Next.

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On the Server Roles page, select the role of “Web Server” and click on “Next”.

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On the Features page, click on “Next” since we don’t need any additional features to be installed for the web server.

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A web Server Role page opens which is somewhat like a summary  page. Click on “Next”.

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A Role Services page opens. Select the services you want to install for your web server. If you are not sure, continue with the default services by clicking on “Next”.

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On the Confirmation page, Click on “Install”.

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The installation will take a few minutes. After the installation is finished, Click on “Close”.

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To check if your web server is successfully installed, open Internet Explorer and type ‘localhost’. If you see the below IIS8 displayed, you have successfully installed a web server on your Windows Server 2012.

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