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Required IIS features for the package server


Article ID: 160917


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Management Platform (Formerly known as Notification Server) Task Server


Installed ITMS 7.5 SP1, 7.6, 8.x and deployed a package server.  The package server was building HTTP download sources (codebases) but only creating and sending up UNC download sources.

Verbose logging on the package server logs displayed the following message:

"Not all required Features of IIS are installed.  IIS will not be used and the package server's virtual directories will be deleted."


Role services missing in the IIS settings.


ITMS versions 7.5.1, 7.6, 8.x


The following are the IIS role services that are needed on package servers, as listed in the Planning for Implementation Guide:
(8.0 and 8.1 also require .NET Framework 4.5)


Instructions below are for a 2K12 system.  For 2016, please add All Versions where indicated.

Server Roles:

  • Application Server
    • .NET Framework 3.5.1 (Installed by default)
    • .NET Framework 4.5
    • Web Server (IIS) Support
    • Windows Process Activation Service Support
      • HTTP Activation
  • Web Server (IIS)
    • Web Server
      • Common HTTP Features
        • Static Content
        • Default Document
        • Directory Browsing
        • HTTP Errors
        • HTTP Redirection
      • Application Development
        • ASP.NET (Select ALL Versions)
        • .NET Extensibility (Select ALL Versions)
        • ASP
        • ISAPI Extensions
        • ISAPI Filters
      • Health and Diagnostics
        • HTTP Logging
        • Logging Tools
        • Request Monitor
        • Tracing
      • Security
        • Basic Authentication
        • Windows Authentication
        • Digest Authentication
        • Client Certificate Mapping Authentication
        • IIS Client Certificate Mapping Authentication
        • URL Authorization
        • Request Filtering
        • IP and Domain Restrictions
      • Performance
        • Static Content Compression
        • Dynamic Content Compression
  • Management Tools
    • IIS Management Console
    • IIS Management Scripts and Tools
    • Management Service
    • IIS 6 Management Compatability
      • IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility
      • IIS 6 WMI Compatibility
      • IIS 6 Scripting Tools
      • IIS 6 Management Console

See also TECH240152