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Install IIS on Windows 2016


Jan, 18

IIS is a web server that can be installed on Windows servers as a Role. In this tutorial we will show you how to install IIS on Windows server 2016. After installing web server Role in Windows server 2016, you will be able to put your website or web application on it and serve in local network and Internet easily. IIS 10 on Windows server 2016 supports default web languages such as HTML, CSS along with Asp.net. In this tutorial we’re going to show you how to install the Internet Information Services (IIS) web server version 10.0 in Microsoft’s Windows Server 2016 operating system.

Install IIS on Windows server 2016

Step 1: Open Server Manager, you can do this from Start menu. If it’s not there, simply open start and type “Server Manager” it should be found in the search.

Step 2: Click the “Add roles and features” option.

Install IIS on Windows 2016

Step 3: To navigate to Add Role page, simply click the Next button.

In this section, check the box next to “Web Server (IIS)”


Doing this opens up a new window, simply click the “Add Features” button.


Step 4: Click Next to get to Add Feature window.

If you need any Feature to install, check its box. Otherwise, click Next.

Notice: There is no required Feature to IIS 10 installation.


Step 5: Click Next and you can choose IIS Role services and install them. Click Install when you’re ready to proceed with installing the IIS web server.


Wait until installation gets finished and close the window. If you close window before finishing, installation process will proceed.

Methods to launch IIS manager window

Step 6: You can launch IIS 10 Manager window using different methods.

  • Type Inetmgr in Run window and click OK.

  • Select Internet Information Services option from Tools menu in Server Manager window.

  • Select Internet Information Services from Windows Administrative Tools in Start menu.

You will see the following page after launching IIS manager window.


Congratulations! You have installed IIS 10 on Windows Server 2016 successfully.

If you are facing any problem with the installation, feel free to comment here. We will help you to solve the issue.

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