Installing SQL Server 2005 on Windows Server 2008

Just a reference to my me as I have forgotten it too many times ;-)


http://blogs.technet.com/seanearp/archive/2008/07/01/installing-sql-server-2005-on-windows-server-2008.aspx and http://support.microsoft.com/kb/920201

If you want to install SQL bits, including reporting services you need some IIS 7.0 components that maybe missing if you just all the web server role.

Component Folder
Static Content Common HTTP Features
Default Document Common HTTP Features
HTTP Redirection Common HTTP Features
Directory Browsing Common HTTP Features
ASP.Net Application Development
ISAPI Extension Application Development
ISAPI Filters Application Development
Windows Authentication Security
IIS Metabase Management Tools
IIS 6 WMI Management Tools

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