Configuring IIS 7.0 on Windows Server 2008
If you install Office Communications Server 2007 R2 on a computer running IIS 7.0 on Windows Server 2008, you need to configure IIS to run in IIS 6.0 compatibility mode. You need to install all of the following IIS services:
You must manually select this role on Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition.
· Windows Authentication
· IIS 6 Management Compatibility
This group of services includes the following:
· IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility
· IIS 6 WMI Compatibility
· IIS 6 Scripting Tools
· IIS 6 Management Console
When you install and activate Office Communications Server 2007 R2 on a computer running Windows Server 2008, Setup disables kernel mode authentication in IIS to support Kerberos. As an alternative to disabling kernel mode authentication, you can configure IIS to use the Web application pool’s identity for internal virtual directories used by Office Communications Server. For details, see Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0 Kernel Mode Authentication Settings.