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How to Host a Website on IIS server on Windows Server 2016

This article is a part of Windows Server 2016 Tutorials series. Within the previous article, we see What is IIS and How to Install IIS Role on Windows Server 2016. Now we’ll move forward and see How to Host a Website on IIS Server on Windows Server 2016. So Let’s Get Started. For the host website on IIS, the IIS role should be installed on your Machine. We have already Installed IIS Role on Windows Server 2016. The steps of Hosting a Website on IIS are very easy.

Host Website on IIS Server 

Step 1. First, Open IIS ( Internet Information Services) Manager. To do so, Open your Windows Server and open Server Manager console > Tools  > click on Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.
Paste your website on C:/inetpub/wwwroot/
Step 2. A New window of Internet Information Services Manager will open.Expand Computer Name > Right Click on Add Website.
Step 3. A New Windows will open.Enter the Site namePhysical Path.From Bindings, Select the IP Address on which you want to host website and click on OK.
Now your website is ready to access.For access, your site go to URL and just enter your machine’s IP Address.
Congratulations! finally, we have Successfully hosted the Website on our Windows Server 2016 using IIS. In the next Part, we will see How to Create FTP server on Windows Server 2016.
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So above Steps are How you can Host a Website on your Network using IIS, using IIS you can host any website on your Windows Server 2016. Hope you all like this post, share it with others too, and leave a comment below if you need any suggestions at any steps.

Piyush Kumawat

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