By default, the IIS web server is not installed on Windows Server. If IIS is not installed on your server, the HighGear Configuration Utility will display an error stating that IIS is not installed. To fix this issue, follow the steps for your operating system below.

Windows 2008

Open the Server Manager control panel on the server, and go to the Roles section. Click Add Roles, and choose the Web Server (IIS) role. When the wizard asks which services to install, select the following:

  • Common HTTP Features
  • Application Development
    • ASP.NET
    • .NET Extensibility
    • ISAPI Extensions
    • ISAPI Filters
  • Health and Diagnostics
    • HTTP Logging
    • Logging Tools
    • Request Monitor
    • Tracing
  • Security
    • Request Filtering
  • Management Tools
    • IIS Management Console
    • IIS 6 Management Compatibility

After the new role is installed, re-run the HighGear Configuration Utility.