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When connected to the server using RDP, Default Web Site is stopped (the button Start is active) in IIS Manager > server_hostname > Sites > Default Web Site.
Default Web Site in IIS is stopped.
Note: This article is intended for use by server administrators. In case there is no administrative RDP access to the server, contact the server administrator or server provider.
Connect to the server using RDP.
Open Internet Information Service (IIS) Manager:
- in Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2: go to Start > Administrative Tools > Internet Information Service (IIS) Manager.
- in Windows Server 2012 and newer: go to Start > Server Manager > Tools > Internet Information Service (IIS) Manager.
In IIS Manager, go to server_hostname > Sites > Default Web Site and click Start: