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How to install ASP.NET 1.1 on Windows 2008 with IIS 7.x?
Warning: ASP.NET 1.1 is no longer supported by Microsoft and it does not get security updates.
Note: The .NET Framework 1.1 is not supported on Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016 operating systems.
For additional information refer to Microsoft article.
To install ASP.NET 1.1 on Windows 2008 with IIS 7.x, follow these steps:
Connect to the server via RDP.
Open Server Manager, go to Roles > Web Server (IIS), scroll down, and click on Add Role Services. There, select IIS Metabase Compatibility and proceed with the installation.
Download .NET Framework 1.1, .NET Framework 1.1 SP1, and ASP.NET Security Update for .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 from the Microsoft website and install them in that order on the server.
In Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager, open the server properties (root node of the tree). In ISAPI and CGI restrictions, select "ASP.NET v1.1.4322" and click "Allow" in the actions pane.
Note: If the ASP.NET v1.1 ISAPI extension is not present, add it using the path
Open the file
C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v1.1.4322\config\machine.configand add the following section entry at the end of the element, just before the closing tag:
CONFIG_TEXT: <section name="system.webServer" type="System.Configuration.IgnoreSectionHandler, System, Version=1.0.5000.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089" />
Go to Plesk → Tools & Settings → Server Components and hit Refresh to detect ASP.NET 1.1 . Verify that ASP.NET 1.1 is shown in Web Scripting section .
After that ASP.NET 1.1 will become available for use on websites.