You can add role services to the Application Server role anytime.

To add role services to the Application Server role
  1. Click Start, and then click Server Manager.

  2. If the User Account Control dialog box appears, confirm that the action it displays is what you want, and then click Yes.

  3. Under Roles Summary, click Application Server.

  4. Under Summary, click Add Role Services.

  5. On the Select Role Services page, select the additional role services that are necessary to run your applications, and then click Next.


    Some role services require the installation of supporting features or role services from other roles. If this is the case, you have the option to install or not install the required features or role services.

  6. If the installation of a supporting feature or role service from another role is required, the next pages provide information about the feature or role service. Click Next to proceed to the Confirm Installation Options page.

  7. Click Install to begin installing the Application Server role with the role services that appear on the page.

    The installation process can be lengthy, depending on the role services that you select. After the installation process starts, input by the operator is not necessary. When the installation process is finished, the status of the installation appears on the Installation Results page.

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