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Personal Web Server on windows 2000?

Does anyone know if Microsofts "Personal web server" can work on windows 2000 workstation.?
When attempting to install it , it says its meant for Win NT 4.0 not for Win NT 5.0.
Is there specific version of PWS for it.? Or a way around it?
I can't use IIS (due to issues between our department and the networking guys)
Thanks

Timmy
Tuesday, June 03, 2003

PWS is IIS.

Just tell your network guys to get a clue, and go to Add / Remove windows components and select IIS.

Damian
Tuesday, June 03, 2003

PWS is IIS?..
I'm  not doubting they know how to do it, but there is a breakdown in communication, hence me needing to resort to PWS for the time being.
When I attempt anything in the control panel, it says not enough sufficient admin privelages.
Although I can install any third party program without a hassle.

Timmy
Tuesday, June 03, 2003

They are essentially the same thing.
In Win2k it's called IIS no matter whether you are running Pro or Server.

Damian
Tuesday, June 03, 2003

Use the one that comes with WebMatrix on www.asp.net .

It is fairly basic but it should do what you want.

Chris Ormerod
Tuesday, June 03, 2003

excellent, thanks Chris, I'm looking atthe wbesite now, as simple as it is, as long as it can run asp scripts, then I'll be as happy as Larry. :)

Timmy
Tuesday, June 03, 2003

hhhhmmm, apparently, it needs the .net framework installed and I can't use the windows update feature as it requires the system admin.
I'll check the net and see if I can download the .net framework seperately.

Timmy
Tuesday, June 03, 2003

I don't know if will run asp, only asp.net

Damian
Tuesday, June 03, 2003

Damn, according to the webmatrix forum, classic asp can only be run on iis, not on webmatrix.

Timmy
Tuesday, June 03, 2003

Hmmmm.... Anyone know if this little web server on ASP.NET can serve an ASP.NET Web Service?

I'm thinking Windows 98 serving Web Services (no, not in a real production environment).

Marc
Tuesday, June 03, 2003

1. WebMatrix's web server requires .NET, because it's written in .NET, and is meant only to serve ASP.NET (no ASP).

2. No, you can't run the WebMatrix web server on Windows 98. It leverages NT-class OS features.

Brad Wilson (dotnetguy.techieswithcats.com)
Tuesday, June 03, 2003

Gee, Sorry to get your hopes up everyone. ;)

Chris Ormerod
Tuesday, June 03, 2003

"(due to issues between our department and the networking guys)"

Perhaps because they know it is an insecure pos.

Chet
Wednesday, June 04, 2003

Thank you Chet for the daily dose of mature Slashdot kiddie speak.

Damian
Wednesday, June 04, 2003

Try Abyss Web Server, it's free, stable, very small and has support for PHP/ASP/Perl  http://www.aprelium.com/abyssws . It works also on any Windows version.

I use it for developing and testing my scripts on my LAN before deploying them on my customers servers.

JRay
Wednesday, June 04, 2003

Well, Damian

Why do you think the network guys forbid it?

Chet
Thursday, June 05, 2003

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