The IIS role on Server 2008 is required for Web Console support, and SQL reporting. Below are the steps to have a IIS configuration with all the options that are necessary:
On the server, run Server Manager
Click Roles, then Add Roles. Click Next.
On the Select Server Roles screen – select Web Server (IIS). Click Next.
On the Select Roles Services screen – add the following check boxes:
- HTTP Redirection
- ASP.NET (add the required additional roles)
- Basic Authentication (if using Forms Based auth and SSL)
- Windows Authentication (if using Windows account authorization)
- IIS 6 Management Compatibility (adds all sub-roles)
Click Next. Click Install.