What IIS Settings are Required to Install and Run Symantec Mail Security for Exchange?


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Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange




Windows 2008



Role Service Components Required
Application Development ASP.NET
Security Basic Authentication
Windows Authentication
Digest Authentication
Management Tools

IIS Management Console
IIS 6 Scripting Tools


Configuration Steps

1. On the IM Manager server click Start-> Programs-> Administrative Tools->Server Manager.
2. On the Server Manager screen, select Roles.
3. In the Web Server (IIS) section click Add Role Services .
4. From the Role Summary Wizard enable the services listed in the table above.
5. Click Next.
6. Click Install.
7. Click Close.

Windows 2003

1. Click Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs > Add/Remove Windows Components.
2. Check Application Server and then click Details.
3. Check Internet Information Services (IIS) and then click Details.
4. Check World Wide Web Service and then click Details.
6 Check World Wide Web Service and then click OK.
7 Click OK, click OK again, and then click Next.

Windows 7 64-bit Console Only

Only IIS without any sub-components.

1. On the computer select Start|Control Panel.
2. Click Programs.
3. Click Programs and Features|Turn Windows features on or off.
4. Check the box Internet Information Services.
5. Uncheck all boxes under Internet Information Services.
6. Click the OK button to install IIS.

NOTE:  See this article about Windows 7 64-bit console installation: Installer Reports Error Message "Microsoft Internet Information Services is required for installing Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange" When Installing on Windows 7 64-bit Operating System.

Windows 7 32-bit Console Only
Windows XP Console Only

IIS is not required for a console only installation. Currently the documentation may show that IIS is required however it is not.