Installing Internet Information Services (IIS) On Windows Server 2016

Install IIS With PowerShell

If you don’t have the GUI installed or just want to use the PowerShell command line interface (CLI) instead, follow these steps. This method is a lot faster than going through all of the GUI options.

  • Open PowerShell with administrative privileges and run the Install-WindowsFeature cmdlet as shown below.

Install-WindowsFeature -name Web-Server -IncludeManagementTools



Install IIS through GUI

If your server has the graphical user interface component installed you can also install IIS by following these steps.

  • Open Server Managerand click ManageAdd Roles and Features. Click Next.
  • Select Role-based or feature-based installation and click Next.
  • Select the appropriate server. The local server is selected by default. Click Next.
  • Enable Web Server (IIS)and click Next.
  • No additional features are necessary to install the Web Adaptor, so click Next.
  • On the Web Server Role (IIS)dialog box, click Next.
  • On the Select role servicesdialog box, verify that the web server components listed below are enabled. Click Next.
  • Verify that your settings are correct and click Install.
  • When the installation completes, click Close to exit the wizard.

One thought on “Installing Internet Information Services (IIS) On Windows Server 2016

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *