IIS

How to Install Let's Encrypt with IIS on Windows Server 2019

When I refer here to Let's Encrypt, I'm talking about a non-profit service that gives out SSL certificates at no cost to users. These certificates are completely free and, while they're only valid for ninety days, they renew automatically. You don't need to do anything to keep them active.To get an SSL certificate from Let's Encypt, your new website on Windows Server 2019 needs to be fully set up and ready to go. This is what we've been doing in the previous steps. If you need to, go back and wa

How to Assign a New Port to Your New Website on IIS Manager

The majority of new websites operate using port 80 or port 443. There are exceptions, of course, but this is typical of most servers. When a person runs a website they send an unencrypted HTTP request message to port 80. Port 443 handles the encrypted HTTPS response.Using IIS, you can make changes to the assigned ports and you can do this for a number of reasons. For instance, you might want to conceal your new website from basic port scans. Perhaps you're dealing with private information and wa

How to Run a website in IIS webserver on Windows Server 2019

So we've made sure the new IIS role is added and operating correctly. In response to this change, you'll notice a basic website has been launched. This is a default action and we're going to swap it for a website we actually need to get maximum value out of our new server.This is how you launch a website on the new IIS server:Step 1: Run the Server Manager. Navigate to Tools. Select the option: Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.Step 2: Find the name of your server in the left-side wind

How to Install the IIS role with PowerShell on Windows Server 2019

First, we'll use PowerShell to install a new web server - Windows Server 2019 - on our computer. We can launch this IIS role in the 'WEB01' environment.Complete these actions to use PowerShell to install Windows Server 2019 to WEB01:Step 1 : Open WEB01 and log in. Launch a new Powershell prompt using administrator settings and privileges.Step 2 : This straightforward task requires only a specified role name and the launch of a suitable cmdlet. Yet, let's imagine for a minute we don't know which