Install IIS and relocate InetPub

I decided that I wanted to locate the IIS data directory on a different drive. After some searching, I found a couple KB articles that helped me get it done:

KB259671 – How to Change the Default Installation Paths for FTP and the Web

KB309506 – How To Perform an Unattended Installation of IIS 6.0

These helped me put together my unattended answer file:

BITSServerExtensionsISAPI = OFF
BITSServerExtensionsManager = OFF
iis_common = ON
iis_doc = ON
iis_ftp = OFF
fp_extensions = OFF
iis_inetmgr = ON
iis_nntp = OFF
iis_smtp = OFF
iis_www = ON
TSWebClient = OFF


KB222444 – How to add or remove Windows Components by using Sysocmgr.exe

Then I just ran

sysocmgr /i:%windir%\inf\sysoc.inf /u:c:\install\iis.txt

per the instructions in 222444.

Worked like a champ.

Sr. System Administrator at the University of Vermont

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