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Installing Web Roles prerequisites

Description

 

 

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The installation of the Devolutions Password Server are supported by Windows 10, Windows Server 2012R2 and 2016. For previous Windows Server versions, please consult the PDF documentation of previous Devolutions Password Server.

 

 

Devolutions Password Server, as web application, requires the IIS Manager, the URL Rewrite Module and specific Web Roles on the machine on which it will be hosted. It is possible to install these prerequisites, IIS Manager and URL Rewrite Module included, from the Devolutions Password Server Console or through an existing PowerShell scripts provided with Remote Desktop Manager Enterprise Edition for Windows.

 

Web Roles needed for Devolutions Password Server

Web Roles needed for Devolutions Password Server

 

 

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Installing prerequisites from Devolutions Password Server Console or from the PowerShell script require internet access to download Web Platform Installer and URL Rewrite Module.

 

Here are the two different available methods to install the prerequisites.

 

Steps

1.Devolutions Password Server Console
 

a.Open the Devolutions Password Server Console.

b.Expand the Options menu and select Check Prerequisites.

c.Click on the Install Prerequisites button to run the PowerShell script.
 

IIS Features Diagnostic dialog

IIS Features Diagnostic dialog

 

2.PowerShell command line

 

a.Run Windows PowerShell with elevated privileges.

b.Change the current path to the sub-folder Scripts that is located in the current installation folder of Devolutions Password Server Console.
(C:\Program Files (x86)\Devolutions\Devolutions Server Console\Scripts)
 

Location of DVLS-Prerequisites PowerShell script

Location of DVLS-Prerequisites PowerShell script

 

c.Run the script DVLS-Prerequisites.ps1.

 

Results

Here is what the installation of these prerequisites through the PowerShell script should display.

 

1.On the beginning of the PowerShell script, it will install Microsoft Web Platform Installer if it is not already installed.
 

PowerShell Window

PowerShell Window

 

2. Next, the Command windows is displayed and will install the IIS Manager, ASP .Net 4.5, some specific Web Roles and the URL Rewrite Module.
 

IIS installation

IIS installation

 

3.Then, the PowerShell script will install all missing Web Roles.
 

Web Roles installation

Web Roles installation