Windows 2016 Environment Setup - Server Roles
Visual KPI requires some Windows environment features, like MS IIS and .NET Runtime to be activated (technical details can be found at the Transpara website).
In this section, we describe how to setup the environment correctly for Windows 2016 Server.
Log in to Windows with an administrative account and start the Server Manager, usually found in the Taskbar and/or the Windows Start screen. In Server Manager go to theto start the wizard:
In the Wizard skip the Before you begin page in case it is shown, and select the Role-based or feature-based installation on the Select installation type page and click Next.
On the Select destination server page select the server you want to install to and click Next
In the Select server roles page check theWeb Server (IIS) option. A pop-up might appear asking to "Add features that are required for Web Server (IIS)?". Click Add Features and then Next on the Wizard page.
On the select features page, select ASP.NET 4.6 and under WCF Services select HTTP Activation and TCP Activation. Click Add Features if any 'Add Roles and Features pop-ups' appear. click Next in the Wizard Page to move to the Role Services step.
In the role services, select the features in "Common HTTP Features" and "Health and Diagnostics" shown in the screenshot below:
Scroll down in the Select role services to Security and select "Request Filtering" and "Basic Authentication".
Scroll down in the Select role services to Management Tools and select all the features shown in the screenshot below then click Next:
Click Install on the Corfirm installation selections page. The installation progress is monitored on the Installation progress page. Click Close when the installation is complete.
Windows 2012 Server is now prepared for the Installation of Visual KPI.