Installing Virtual Server 2005 on Vista / Server 2008

Besides enabling IIS for both OS, you'll need to ensure that the following modules are enabled:

Under Common Http Features enable:

  • Static Content
  • Default Document
  • Directory Browsing
  • HTTP Errors

Under Application Development Features enable:

  • CGI

Under Health and Diagnostics enable:

  • HTTP Logging
  • Request Monitor

Under Security enable:

  • Windows Authentication

Under Performance Features enable:

  • Static Content Compression

Under Management Tools enable:

  • IIS 6 Management Console
  • IIS 6 Management Compatibility
  • IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility

[Quoted from http://blogs.technet.com/virtualization/archive/2007/07/31/installing-virtual-server-r2-sp1-on-windows-server-2008-beta-3.aspx]

Published Wednesday, February 20, 2008 6:01 AM by microlau
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