The Web Server IIS Tools Component is Required

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Topic Last Modified: 2008-11-14

Exchange Server 2010 setup cannot continue installation on the Windows Server 2008-based computer because the Web Server (IIS) Tools component is not installed on the server.

The Web Server (IIS) Tools component is required to support remote role-based access control (RBAC).

To resolve this issue, install the Web Server (IIS) Tools component on this server and then rerun Exchange 2010 setup.

To install the Web Server (IIS) Tools component by using the Windows Server 2008 Server Manager

  1. Click Start, click Administrative Tools and then Server Manager.

  2. In the left navigation pane, right-click Features, and then click Add Features.

  3. On the Select Features pane of the Add Features Wizard, scroll down to Remote Server Administration Tools.

  4. Expand Remote Server Administration Tools and then expand Role Administration Tools.

  5. Select the check box for Web Server (IIS) Tools.

  6. Click Next from the Select Features pane, and then click Install at the Confirm Installations Selections pane.

  7. Click Close to leave the Add Features wizard.