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Required Windows Server Features

If your configuring a fresh Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 web server to host either InstantForum or InstantKB there are a number of Windows features that must be installed on the server to ensure you can host ASP.NET 4.0 applications. 

Note: This article only applies to your InstantForum or InstantKB web servers. You do not need to install these fetures on your InstantForum or InstantKB database server.

To assist please review the attached screen grab below from Windows Server 2012. These features are virtually identical within Windows Server 2008. We've highlighted the key features required. Other features are optional.