Install FrontPage Server Extension to IIS 7.x

Although Microsoft FrontPage Server Extension (FPSE) 2002 will be discontinue by 18 December 2010 on Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 RTM,  but it is quite important for some web designer to design and publish their website.

To install Microsoft FrontPage Server Extension (FPSE) 2002 on your server with IIS 7.x, you may need to install the following Roles and Features.

  • Web Server (IIS) Role Services:
    • Web Server
      • Common HTTP Features
        • Static Content
        • Default Document
        • Directory Browsing
        • HTTP Errors
      • Application Development
        • ISAPI Extensions
        • ISAPI Filters
      • Health and Diagnostics
        • HTTP Logging
        • Request Monitor 
      • Security
        • Windows Authentication or Basic Authentication (See note 2)
        • Request Filtering
      • Performance
        • Static Content Compression
    • Management Tools
      • IIS Management Console
      • IIS 6 Management Compatibility
        • IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility
  • Features:
    • Windows Process Activation Service
      • Process Model

1. Next, you may download the Installer as URL below.
Download here.
2. Then Install it to your server/computer.
3. You have done it. 🙂

IIS7 PHP Manager 1.0 stable version

If you read my earlier article here, you should know IIS got PHP Manager and it is now come with Stable version 1.0.

We should thank to  RuslanY, who designed the IIS PHP Manager.

PHP Manager 1.0 can be used to:

  • Register PHP with IIS;
  • Validate and properly configure existing PHP installations;
  • Run multiple PHP versions side by side on the same server and even within the same web site;
  • Check PHP runtime configuration and environment (output of phpinfo() function);
  • Configure various PHP settings;
  • Enable or disable PHP extensions;
  • Remotely manage PHP configuration in php.ini file.


With stable version of IIS PHP Manager, you are actually able to view the recommendations and fix it within a second.

Below is the bug fixed and change since BETA version.

  • Support for running different PHP versions within the same web site;
  • Functionality to set IIS default document to index.php;
  • Links to quickly open php.ini file and PHP error log file;
  • Detection of PHP registered via CGI or ISAPI;
  • Detection of PHP that is registered by using command line arguments in IIS handler mapping.