Configuring IIS on Windows Server 2016 Datacenter is very simple and easy, just follow the below steps which makes you to install the IIS easily with out any mistakes….
Just for your information the same steps can be used in Windows Server 2016 Standard
On your Windows Server (Windows Server 2016 Datacenter or Windows Server 2016 Standard), Click on Start button > Click on “Server Manager”
Click on “Manage” (Right top side) > Click on “Add Roles and Features”
As we are doing on single machine based on Roles and Feature, so select the “Role-based or feature-based installation”
Select the Server where you want to Configure the IIS Server (Below I have took my local machine)
In Server Roles Click on the check Box “Web Server (IIS)” which selects the IIS Role
Once you click on check box, the pop-up will appears which have the Default Features required for Web Server(IIS) > Click on Add Features. If required Management Tools enable the check box.
After selecting the Default Features, it will come back to same old page, Click Next
Now it will takes you the additional Features, Based on your requirements you can select the Features to be Installed.
If your application is based on .net then make sure you have selected the .net framework
Based on the Web Server Role (IIS) which you have selected above it will takes you to its Role Services, click on Next
Select the IIS Roles Services based on your requirements (Logging, Authentication, etc.)
Below are the All Role Services we get for IIS Role, based on our requirement we have selected the Roles. And Click Next
It will show the Confirmation, what all we have selected for Installing > Click On “Install”
You can also Export this setting so that you can import next time the same.
Installation is in Progress
Now Installation Completed on this machine.
Now if you check Server Manager you will get a new Role that is IIS
From Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager you can manage you Websites and FTP
The Powershell based installation is also we are uploading soon.
You can read the Website configuration and Certificate configuration through Powershell on this links.
If you face any issue comment below we will help to resolve it ASAP.