Installing IIS

Before you can use IIS, you must install it onto your host. Like other roles and features of Windows Server 2019 that are covered in this book, you install IIS by using the Install-WindowsFeature cmdlet. Once you have installed the web server, you can take a look at the host.

Getting ready

This recipe uses SRV1 and assumes a fresh installation. If you have used SRV1 to test previous recipes, you may need to remove the Web-Server feature before you run this recipe. Also, you should have the Windows Server 2019 installation DVD in the D: drive of SRV1.

How to do it…

  1. Add the Web-Server feature, sub-features, and tools to SRV1, as follows:
    $FHT = @{ Name = 'Web-Server' IncludeAllSubFeature = $true IncludeManagementTools = $true Source = ...

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