Windows Vista Business and Windows Vista Ultimate

IIS is disabled by default in Windows Vista.  For those of you who wish to use WebAccess Project Node on Windows Vista, please enable IIS on your project nodes first with following IIS features turned on before installing WebAccess Project Node software.

Note - Windows Vista Home  is not supported as a Project Node or SCADA node! Do not try to install WebAccess SCADA Node or Project Node software on Windsows Vista Home Basic or Home Premium.

To enable IIS in Windows Vista Business:

1. Start -> Control Panel -> Programs -> Programs and Features

2. On the left Side Bar select “Turn Windows features on or off”

3. Wait for the Windows Features dialog box to open and fill, then expand “Internet Information Services”.

In case the above  JPEG images does not appear in this, the typical settings for IIS in Vista for use with WebAccess on the Project Node as tested are:

Internet Information Services – ON

FTP Publishing Service – OFF (optionally ON, not needed and is security risk)

Web Management Tools – ON

IIS 6 Management Compatibility - ON

                             IIS 6 Management Console – OFF

                             IIS 6 Scripting Tools – OFF

                             IIS 6 WMI Compatibility – OFF

                             IIS Meta base and IIS 6 configuration compatibility – ON

                   IIS Management Console – ON

                   IIS Management Scripts and Tools – OFF

                   IIS Management Service - OFF


World Wide Web Services - ON

Application Development Features – ON

                             .NET Extensibility – OFF

                             ASP – ON

                             ASP.NET – OFF

                             CGI – OFF

                             IASPI Extensions – ON

                             IASPI Filters – OFF

                             Server Side Includes - ON


Common Http Features – ON

                             Default Document – ON

                             Directory Browsing – ON

                             Http Errors – ON

                             Http Redirection - ON

                             Static Content - ON


Health and Diagnostics – ON

                             Custom Logging – OFF

                             HTTP Logging – ON

                             Logging Tools – OFF

                             ODBC Logging – OFF

                             Request Monitoring – ON

                             Tracing - OFF


Performance Features – ON

                             Http Compression Dynamic – ON

                             Static Content Compression - On


Security - ON

Basic Authentication - OFF

Client Certificate Mapping Authentication - OFF

Digest Authentication - OFF

IIS Client Certificate Mapping Authentication - OFF

IP Security - OFF

Request Filtering - ON

URL Authorization - OFF

Windows Authentication (optional ON, usually OFF)