The Windows Server 2008 server on which you install the Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) Management Web Service requires Internet Information Services (IIS) to be installed as a role on the server. Use the following procedure to configure Windows Server 2008 to support App-V server installation.
To install IIS on a Windows Server 2008 computer
On the Windows Server 2008 computer, click Start, click All Programs, click Administrative Tools, and then click Server Manager to start Server Manager. In Server Manager, right-click the Roles node, and click Add Roles to start the Add Roles Wizard.
In the Add Roles Wizard, on the Select Server Roles page, select Web Server (IIS). When prompted, click Add Required Features to add the dependent features.
On the Select Server Roles page, Click Next, and then click Next again.
In the Add Roles Wizard, on the Select Role Services page:
Under Application Development, select ASP.NET and, when prompted, click Add Required Role Services to add the dependent roles services and features.
Under Security, select Windows Authentication.
In the Management Tools node, select IIS Management Scripts and Tools. Under IIS 6 Management Compatibility, ensure that both IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility and IIS 6 WMI Compatibility are selected, and then click Next.
On the Confirm Installation Selections page, click Install, and then complete the rest of the wizard.
Click Close to exit the Add Roles Wizard, and then close Server Manager.