Windows Server 2012 required components

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Created: 02 May 2013. Last Reviewed: 02 May 2013


Windows Server 2012 required components

When installing Windows Server 2012 for installation of EEE, the following components must be installed:-

Windows Server Roles

Web Server (IIS)

  • IIS should also include the following Role Services which are not default.
    • Application Development: ASP.NET 4.5 (this also prompts you to install ISAPI Extensions, ISAPI Filters and .NET Extensibility 4.5)
    • Security: Basic Authentication
    • Security: Windows Authentication
    • IIS 6 Management Compatibility(ALL)

Windows Features

.NET Framework 3.5 Features

  • Required on the Apps Server
  • .NET Framework 3.5
  • XPS Viewer

The above roles and features must be installed prior to SQL Server being installed. Windows Updates should also be run to install all Windows updates which include security updates.


Enabler is fully compatible with Windows Server 2012. If using FTPAgent to transfer files between EEE & Enabler, then please note that FTPAgent is NOT compatible with Windows Server 2012 (or 64 bit version of any Windows operating system).

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